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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 untrue stories of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared on social media.

June 14, 2019 4:40 pm


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Police: SC woman stopped for driving drunk on toy truck

WALHALLA, S.C. -- A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a...

June 14, 2019 12:40 pm


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Yogurt company offers to pay school district's lunch debt

Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt at an Idaho school district.

June 13, 2019 4:10 pm


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Remains of US sailor who died at Pearl Harbor accounted for

The remains of a sailor from Massachusetts lost during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor have been accounted for.

June 13, 2019 12:20 pm


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Uber driver rallies community to care for 89-year-old vet

An Uber driver has rallied her community in Georgia to care for an 89-year-old veteran she met on the job.

June 13, 2019 10:20 am


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More research labs are retiring monkeys when studies finish

More research labs are retiring primates to sanctuaries.

June 13, 2019 10:20 am


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On Anne Frank's 90th birthday, her friends meet students

For Jacqueline van Maarsen, attending Anne Frank's 13th birthday party in 1942 was a welcome distraction from the grim reality of life in...

June 12, 2019 3:30 pm


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For D-Day survivor, perhaps last trip to Omaha Beach

Wherever he goes, Ray Lambert wears his purple cap with the words "D-Day Survivor" embroidered in gold. And wherever he goes, he is...

June 12, 2019 10:50 am


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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...

June 7, 2019 5:01 pm


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Michigan State's Sparty mascot to be kept from most parades

Michigan State University says the school's Sparty mascot will no longer participate in most parades because of concerns about heatstroke...

June 6, 2019 12:10 pm


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Scouts come to the rescue of 2 fishermen on remote lake

Two brothers whose canoes capsized on a remote Maine lake say a crew of Boy Scouts from New Hampshire helped save their lives.

June 5, 2019 4:10 pm


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Old shell from S. Carolina beach ID'd as ancient oyster

An old shell found on a South Carolina beach four years ago has been identified as that of an ancient oyster never before found in the area.

June 5, 2019 10:20 am


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Ice Bucket Challenge dramatically accelerated the fight against ALS

An independent research organization reported that donations from the 2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge enabled The ALS Association to increase...

June 4, 2019 12:50 pm