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[Watch Video] Gary Dahl, the advertising copywriter behind the 1975 fad Pet Rock, died March 23 at the age of 78. Dahl’s wife confirmed Tuesday that the inventor of the pop culture craze died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the...
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez was indicted on corruption charges on April 1, 2015. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/ReutersWASHINGTON — Sen. Bob Menendez was indicted on corruption charges Wednesday, accused of using his office to improperly benefit a...
Several teachers and the principal of Parks Middle School in Atlanta, Georgia, were implicated in a massive cheating scandal at the school. Eleven former Atlanta educators were found guilty on Wednesday for their roles in a public schools cheating...
A breeding male blackpoll warbler. Photo by Robert Royse Every year, from September to November, millions of tiny songbirds gather along the Northern coastline, get fat feasting on insects and take to the skies. And then they fly and they fly and...
File photo of Asa Hutchinson from 2012 by Joshua Roberts/Reuters Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said at a press conference on Wednesday that he would not sign the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law in its current form. He said he...
A skier threads his way through patches of dry ground at Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Olympic Valley, California, on March 21. Many Tahoe-area ski resorts have closed due to low snowfall as California’s historic drought continues. Photo by Max...