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24-Year-Old Single Michigan Mom Wins $66 Million Lottery

24-Year-Old Single Michigan Mom Wins $66 Million Lottery

Originally posted 08/01/2014 06:50AM

A Port Huron, Michigan, woman who won a $66 million Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in mid-June said Thursday that she didn't learn for 10 days that the winning ticket was in her purse.

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Massachusetts Couple Petitions to Change Their Middle Names to 'Seamonster'

Massachusetts Couple Petitions to Change Their Middle Names to 'Seamonster'

Originally posted 07/31/2014 06:15PM

There's a lot of unusual names out there – consider "Apple", "Blue Ivy" and "Moon Unit" (Frank Zappa's daughter), all of which are pretty tame choices compared to that of a Massachusetts couple, who petitioned to change their middle names to "Seamonster."

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Heroes Among Us: Army Major Bring Boy Scouts to Afghan Kids

Heroes Among Us

Army Major Creates Boy Scouts Troops for Children in Afghanistan

Originally posted 07/31/2014 05:45PM

Arriving in Afghanistan in 2010, U.S. Army Maj. Glenn Battschinger, homesick for his two Eagle Scout sons, knew right away how to make a difference.

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Toronto Cop Loves Dancing to Reggae Band (VIDEO)

Toronto Cop Loves Dancing to Reggae Band (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/31/2014 01:30PM

Francis Bayotas was attending the Beaches Jazz Festival in Toronto, Canada, when he spotted this local police officer visibly getting into the groove (with a tambourine!) to the sounds of a local reggae band.

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Fatal Plane Crash in San Diego Costco Parking Lot

Fatal Plane Crash in San Diego Costco Parking Lot

Originally posted 07/31/2014 07:30AM

A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said.

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Behind the Real-Life Family Tragedy That Inspired David Duchovny’s New Movie

Behind the Real-Life Family Tragedy That Inspired David Duchovny’s New Movie

Originally posted 07/30/2014 07:45PM

In his new movie Louder than Words, David Duchovny cries, grieves and, in the end, triumphs.

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Girl Killed After Reportedly Texting, 'I Think I'm Being Kidnapped'

Murdered Teen Reportedly Texted Boyfriend, 'I Think I'm Being Kidnapped'

Originally posted 07/30/2014 07:00PM

Police are searching for a suspect in the slaying of a Michigan teen who was killed while walking her dog.

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Oregon Mom of Two Vanishes Without a Trace

Mom of Two Jennifer Huston Vanishes Without a Trace in Oregon

Originally posted 07/30/2014 03:45PM

The surveillance video is unremarkable, even mundane. On July 24, a 38-year-old blonde woman entered a Rite Aid pharmacy in Newberg, Oregon, about 45 miles south of Portland. Seemingly relaxed, she bought a bottle of Gatorade, a package of trail mix, and a box of over-the-counter sleeping pills.

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'Beyoncify My Boyfriend' Is the New Best Way to Deal with a Breakup

Originally posted 07/30/2014 11:00AM

If all the pictures of your ex were miraculously replaced with pictures of Beyoncé, would your life not be immeasurably better?

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