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A man reading a copy of the Oxford Dictionary of English
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December 12, 2018 - 1:14 pm
By Euan McKirdy (CNN) — 2018 was toxic. That's the view of the esteemed Oxford Dictionaries, the British publisher that has been defining language — and our times — for over 150 years. It has chosen the word as its annual "Word of the Year," arguing that it's "the sheer scope of its application...
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The Old First Reformed United Church of Christ has replaced its traditional live animal nativity scene with a refugee tent.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
December 11, 2018 - 2:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You may remember last December: Stormy the cow escaped from the crèche at the Old First Reformed United Church of Christ at Fourth and Race streets in Old City. It even wondered onto nearby I-95 at 2 a.m. during one of the instances it escaped — yes, Stormy the cow...
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Self-styled Dutch positivity guru Emile Ratelband answers questions during an interview in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Peter Dejong
December 03, 2018 - 10:27 am
By Mike Corder, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch motivational speaker Emile Ratelband may feel like a 49-year-old but according to Dutch law he is still 69. A Dutch court on Monday rejected Ratelband's request to shave 20 years off his age in a case that drew worldwide attention...
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Kollectico, a Long Island-based custom bobblehead manufacturer, has unveiled its special edition Gritty bobbleheads.
Kollectico
Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 5:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gritty is easily the most popular sports mascot of 2018, and it looks like collectibles of the carrot-colored creature will be a recurring theme for the holiday season. Kollectico, a Long Island-based custom bobblehead manufacturer, has unveiled its special edition...
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Taco Bell
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Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Before you head out to another ugly sweater party, step your sweater game up from mild to diablo with a new line of fire-roasted merch. Taco Bell released a new collection of holiday sweaters , trimmed with tacos, the fast food chain's flagship bell, a Christmas tree...
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Magic Mushrooms
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November 30, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Paul P. Murphy, CNN (CNN) -- Oregon's Secretary of State has just approved language for a potential ballot initiative that would legalize psychedelic mushrooms. Now organizers need to get 117,578 signatures to actually put their initiative on the ballot. If they get the requisite number of...
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Holy Cow
Seven Australia
November 27, 2018 - 10:41 am
By Euan McKirdy and Alex Stambaugh, CNN (CNN) -- This is one farm animal you wouldn't want any beef with. "Knickers," an enormous Holstein-Friesian, is making headlines after his owner declared him -- unofficially -- Australia's biggest steer. The 7-year-old stands at a whopping 194 centimeters (76...
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A couple finds an old lottery ticket while cleaning for Thanksgiving. It's worth $1.8 million
Louisiana Lottery via CNN
November 24, 2018 - 11:11 am
By Christina Maxouris and Saeed Ahmed, CNN (CNN) -- If you've been putting off tidying up the house, let this serve as an incentive. Harold and Tina Ehrenberg, a couple from Mandeville, Louisiana, were cleaning up for Thanksgiving guests when they found a lottery ticket they'd purchased months...
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A couple finds an old lottery ticket while cleaning for Thanksgiving. It's worth $1.8 million.
Louisiana Lottery via CNN
November 23, 2018 - 12:14 pm
By Christina Maxouris and Saeed Ahmed, CNN (CNN) -- If you've been putting off tidying up the house, let this serve as an incentive. Harold and Tina Ehrenberg, a couple from Mandeville, Louisiana, were cleaning up for Thanksgiving guests when they found a lottery ticket they'd purchased months...
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School Bus
Dreamstime
November 21, 2018 - 9:37 pm
By Gisela Crespo, CNN (CNN) -- When a school bus driver hit a car and allegedly fled the scene, a sixth-grader who witnessed the incident told the owner who was responsible. Andrew Sipowicz, a senior at Canisius College, in Buffalo, New York, said he checked on his car on Monday after his roommate...
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