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  • US returns dozens of stolen artifacts to Peru

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    DENVER — Dozens of artifacts are on their way back to Peru after being seized in the United States during investigations into the smuggling of cultural relics. Investigators from U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement's Homeland Security department held ceremonies in Denver, San...

  • Colorado boy's 'best shirt ever' found after social media plea

    Denver Post
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    The Best Shirt Ever has been located. The family of 12-year-old Joe Archibold, of Longmont, recently sent out a social media solicit, looking for a specific blue, white and gray polo shirt — in the same style Joe has worn for every school picture since second grade. He outgrew the...

  • Shatner, 'Star Trek' director to meet about role

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Trek" may be the next frontier for William Shatner — again. Shatner, who played the original James T. Kirk, says he's meeting soon with Roberto Orci, who's directing "Star Trek 3," to discuss reprising his Kirk in the rebooted franchise. "I had a talk with him...

  • Video: Bear cub wanders into Oregon pharmacy, sent to rehab

    KGW.com
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    ASHLAND, Ore. -- A little bear cub surprised shoppers when he somehow got inside a Rite Aid store in Oregon last weekend. The cub, estimated to be only about a month old, was first spotted at a nearby hotel. Witnesses said nothing there held his interest, so he hopped out a window,...

  • UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card. A British fraudster who pretended to be quadriplegic and sometimes comatose for two years to avoid prosecution has been convicted after police caught him on camera driving and strolling...

  • Snowplow driver says he didn't see Total CEO's jet

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — The driver of the snowplow that apparently caused the plane carrying the Total CEO to crash at a Moscow airport says he neither saw nor heard the private jet as it sped toward him down the runway in the dark. The driver is the only person to have been detained in the...

  • Century ago: Great War, great champagne vintage

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    EPERNAY, France (AP) — Deep in the labyrinthine cellars of the Pol Roger champagne house, rows of century-old bottles caked in mold bear testimony to perhaps the greatest, and surely the most heroic of vintages. As champagne goes, 1914 was a superlative year when the warmest of...

  • FBI: 3 Colorado girls may have tried to join Islamic jihadis

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    DENVER — Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions. A U.S. official said the evidence gathered so far made it clear that the girls...

  • Fashion icon mourned in Dominican homeland

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Designer Oscar de la Renta was mourned Tuesday in the Dominican Republic as a native son who brought glamour and prestige to a largely poor country better known for baseball and beaches than elegant evening wear. The death of the style icon...

  • Ben Bradlee, Washington Post editor during Watergate, dies

    Washington Post
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Benjamin C. Bradlee, who presided over The Washington Post newsroom for 26 years and guided The Post’s transformation into one of the world’s leading newspapers, died Oct. 21 at his home in Washington of natural causes. He was 93. From the moment he took over The Post newsroom in...

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