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Message in a bottle’s ocean voyage unites two teens on both sides of the...

A voyage that began on the coast of Rhode Island in 2018 concluded in Portugal's Azores Islands just last week. It's where 17-year-old Christian...

Hit by a ransomware attack? Your payment may be deductible

As ransomware attacks surge, the FBI is doubling down on its guidance to affected businesses: Don’t pay the cybercriminals. But the U.S. government also offers...

AI-powered Mayflower, beset with glitch, returns to England

The Mayflower had a few false starts before its trailblazing sea voyage to America more than 400 years ago. Now, its artificial intelligence-powered namesake...

Aquarium to auction off chance to name 3 beluga whales

A Connecticut aquarium plans to auction off the chance to name three of its five recently arrived beluga whales to raise money for their care and...

Manufacturers can’t keep up with the exploding bicycle demand

If you're looking to buy a bicycle this summer, you may be out of luck. A cycling boom sparked last year during the coronavirus pandemic has continued...

Conservative activists heckle Pence at conference in Florida

Some attendees at a conference in Florida for conservative activists heckled former Vice President Mike Pence on Friday during a speech. A few attendees shouted,...

Tropical Storm Claudette brings rain, floods to Gulf Coast

A weekend that was supposed to be filled with celebrations of Juneteenth and Father’s Day has turned dreary in coastal Louisiana and Mississippi, where...

AP Explainer: The story of Juneteenth, the new federal holiday

The U.S. government is catching up with Black people who have been commemorating the end of slavery in the United States for generations with...
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More than 80 students kidnapped from Nigeria school

Gunmen attacked a school in northwest Nigeria on Thursday, kidnapping more than 80 students and five teachers, according to some accounts. The attack on the Federal...

Daredevil Alex Harvill dies attempting world-record motorcycle jump

Stunt rider Alex Harvill has died from injuries sustained while practicing to set a world-record motorcycle jump in Moses Lake, Washington, officials said. Harvill,...

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