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Washington gumbo lover leaves $2,000 tip on $93 restaurant bill

WASHINGTON - A Washington man shocked the staff of a neighborhood restaurant earlier this week by leaving a $2,000 for a meal of beer and gumbo he shared with a friend, the proprietor said Wednesday.

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Milwaukee man pronounced dead, then moves and breathes - authorities

- First responders preparing to take the body of a Milwaukee man pronounced dead to the morgue got a jolt when the man suddenly began moving and noticeably breathing, authorities said on Friday.

22 May 2015

Could another English king be buried under a car park?

LONDON - Just three years after the extraordinary discovery of King Richard III under a car park, researchers think another medieval English monarch might be found buried beneath a parking lot and are hoping to find him.

22 May 2015

Bowwow wow! Dog domestication much older than previously known

WASHINGTON - Genetic information from a 35,000-year-old wolf bone found below a frozen cliff in Siberia is shedding new light on humankind's long relationship with dogs, showing canine domestication may have occurred earlier than previously thought.

Science, 21 May 2015

Arizona woman gets 3.5 years prison for driving over non-voting husband

PHOENIX - An Arizona woman was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison on Thursday for running over her husband with the family car because he failed to vote in the 2012 presidential election, court officials said.

21 May 2015

After 72 years, Oklahoma veteran to receive high school diploma

OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma man who dropped out of high school to fight in World War Two will receive his diploma on Thursday, an accomplishment that took 72 years to complete.

21 May 2015