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Townsend lets cat out of the bag, why hotels are best

PARIS - American player Taylor Townsend, when deciding whether to stay in a cramped Parisian hotel or rent a private apartment during Roland Garros, opted for the former.

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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

German police find lamb in a Munich brothel, and rescue it

BERLIN - German police detained a 25-year-old prostitute for keeping a three-week-old lamb named Birke as a pet in a Munich brothel, police said in a statement.

21 May 2015