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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were...

July 20, 2019 10:58 am

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Navy warship sunk by German sub in WWII finally located

A private dive team has located the last U.S. Navy warship to be sunk by a German submarine in World War II, just a few miles off the coast...

July 18, 2019 4:20 pm

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All-white creature identified as rare albino porcupine

A curious visitor to a Maine train museum that resembled a white throw pillow or perhaps a lost toupee turned out to be a rare albino...

July 18, 2019 10:10 am

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Driver suffers minor injuries when car slides under truck

Fire officials say they are amazed that a driver wasn't seriously hurt when his vehicle slid under a tractor-trailer in Massachusetts.

July 17, 2019 3:10 pm

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Florida city hopes 'Baby Shark' song will drive homeless away

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Officials are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played through the night will keep homeless people from...

July 17, 2019 1:20 pm

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Hot chocolate: 17 tons of cocoa burns on German highway

German authorities say a busy stretch of highway had to be shut down after a truck carrying 17 tons of cocoa caught fire.

July 15, 2019 1:50 pm

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Police stop 4 kids who drove SUV 600 miles down Aussie coast

Four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent's SUV, left a farewell note then drove more than 600 miles down the Australian...

July 15, 2019 8:50 am

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St. Louis couple rolls all 7s and 11s with daughter's birth

A St. Louis couple has rolled all 7s and 11s with the birth of their daughter.

July 14, 2019 12:20 pm

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NOT REAL NEWS: Obama didn't end census citizenship question

Former President Barack Obama did not eliminate a question about citizenship from the 2010 census, as blogs and social media posts have...

July 12, 2019 2:40 pm

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Condor chick confirmed at Zion National Park in Utah

A sweeping red-rock cliff at Utah's Zion National Park is now the home of a new California condor chick as the species makes a comeback in...

July 11, 2019 3:50 pm

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Rattlesnake, uranium, whiskey found during traffic stop

Police in Oklahoma say they found a rattlesnake, a canister of radioactive powdered uranium and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey...

July 11, 2019 12:40 pm

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Sturgeon, America's forgotten dinosaurs, show signs of life

Sturgeon were America's vanishing dinosaurs, armor-plated beasts that crowded the nation's rivers until mankind's craving for caviar pushed...

July 10, 2019 10:20 am