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Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 08:34 AM EST
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By Jessica Salley, Seph Lawless

Abandoned Honeymoon Resorts: A Look Into a Bygone Era

Honeymoon resort hotels from the 1960s, heralded as a getaway for newlyweds,...View gallery

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  • Penn Hills, Then and Now
Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 at 01:49 AM EST

Partial Lunar Eclipse, Comet Starring in Night Sky Show

Partial Lunar Eclipse, Comet Starring in Night Sky Show

A full moon, partial lunar eclipse and comet starred in a special night sky show this weekend. A lunar eclipse started everything off Friday night. In this particular type of eclipse, the full moon passes into...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 03:51 PM EST

Orange Gator Puzzles South Carolina Residents

Orange Gator Puzzles South Carolina Residents

No one seems to know why there's an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston. Residents joke the gator used too much self-tanning lotion. Or maybe it's a fan of the Clemson Tigers, who are known for their...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 06:42 AM EST

Message in a Bottle Connects England & NJ

Message in a Bottle Connects England & NJ

A New Jersey man has found the person who wrote a message in a bottle

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 at 05:01 AM EST

Valentine's Day Dance Falls Victim to Okla. City's Old Ordinance

Valentine's Day Dance Falls Victim to Okla. City's Old Ordinance

A small Oklahoma town is echoing the story line of '80s movie "Footloose" by canceling a Valentine's Day dance because of an arcane city ordinance enforcing a strict moral code. KTUL-TV reports that the...

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 10:57 AM EST

Thousands of Dead, Dying Bees Wash Ashore in Fla.

Thousands of Dead, Dying Bees Wash Ashore in Fla.

Thousands of dead and dying bees are washing up on a popular beach in Southern Florida. Naples beach goers had to watch where they stepped Tuesday after some people say they have been stung just along the...

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 06:57 PM EST

Doctor Removes 130-Pound Tumor From Mississippi Man

Doctor Removes 130-Pound Tumor From Mississippi Man

A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat. Roger Logan, 57, had the non-cancerous growth removed on Jan. 31 at Bakersfield...

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 11:48 AM EST

Cheeto That Looks Like Harambe Nets $100K on eBay

Cheeto That Looks Like Harambe Nets $100K on eBay

Someone bid nearly $100,000 on eBay for a Cheeto that bears a resemblance to slain gorilla Harambe.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 10:54 AM EST

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,000 Words, Like 'Binge-Watch'

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,000 Words, Like 'Binge-Watch'

Attention, word nerds: This is your bonus round, courtesy of Merriam-Webster. In addition to elevating "surreal" in 2016 to word of the year, the dictionary company on Tuesday added about 1,000 new words and new...

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 11:54 AM EST

Meteor Lights Up Skies Over Chicago, Midwest

Meteor Lights Up Skies Over Chicago, Midwest

If you were awoken by a bright flash of light around 1:30 a.m. Monday, you weren't the only one.

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