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Africa's upcoming museum named after former Puma CEO

Jochen Zeitz will be providing the name for Africa's largest contemporary museum as well as a remarkable art collection.

Rape allegation, race, glare of national media divide town

A small Idaho town is struggling with the national attention brought by reports that a black high school football player was raped by three teammates

Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked

A union says nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement

Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffiti

Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses

Trump Doesn't Want An Independent In The Race — Unless It's Him

It's strange that Trump is so sour on the idea of an independent candidate, considering he's threatened to run as one multiple times in the past.

Are Hot Dogs a Sandwich?

The age old question "Are hotdogs a sandwich?" has been answered by the good folks at Merriam-Webster. Hotdogs might technically be a sandwich, but the world does not agree. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

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Syrian Opposition's Top Negotiator Resigns, Abandoning Peace Talks

The resignation of Mohammed Alloush will likely make it even harder to find a peaceful resolution to Syria's civil war.

EU cites progress on visa-free travel talks with Turkey

The European Union says that Turkey is making progress on measures that need to be passed before visa-free travel to the EU can be instituted

Few Memorial Day travel headaches, most wait times bearable

Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits were instead moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly, as the busy Memorial Day travel weekend drew to close

White House placed on lockdown after object thrown over gate

The White House has been placed on lockdown after a woman threw something over the north fence along Pennsylvania Avenue

After Gorilla's Death, Petitioners Seek 'Justice For Harambe'

Petitioners say parental negligence led to a 4-year-old falling into the gorilla enclosure, resulting in the killing of the gorilla.

FAA: Small plane carrying 2 people crashes in New Hampshire

New Hampshire officials say two people survived the crash of their small plane Sunday night in a forest in Warner. Warner officials say the man and woman onboard were taken to Concord Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

The Latest: Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday

Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement

Food Lion co-founder Ketner dies at age 95

Food Lion said the 95-year-old co-founder of the grocery store chain died Sunday

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You Could Own Lewis Carroll's Best-Seller — For Around $3 Million

The first edition of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is set for auction.

Curating Africa's largest contemporary art museum

Get a glimpse of the curating process and some of the remarkable artists of the upcoming Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town, South Africa.

No likes for Utah apartment complex's Facebook requirement

Tenants at a Salt Lake City apartment complex are not giving "likes" to a Facebook-centric condition to their lease

Kidnapped Mexican footballer Alan Pulido rescued

Officials say kidnapped Mexican footballer Alan Pulido has been rescued by Mexican authorities. CNN's Maria Santana reports.

The Latest: Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo for slain gorilla

Animal rights activists have gathered at the Cincinnati Zoo for a vigil in remembrance of a gorilla who was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into its exhibit

Vigil planned at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

Animal rights activists plan a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a zoo response team concluded his life was in danger

Interactive exhibits among highlights of updated Ford museum

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will reopen soon after months of renovations

This Sponge Near The Hawaiian Islands Might Be Bigger Than Your Car

Its size isn't the only thing of note.

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Boy Missing In Japanese Woods After Parents Left Him As Punishment

The parents told police they wanted to teach their son a lesson after he threw rocks at cars and people.

Saudi human rights activist sentenced to 8 years in prison

Rights group Amnesty International says a court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a member of an independent human rights organization to eight years prison in the latest guilty verdict to be issued against the group's members

For Memorial Day, new stamps showing Service Cross Medals

The U.S. Postal Service is marking Memorial Day by issuing new stamps showing the Service Cross Medals