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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.

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'Top 10' new species includes cartwheeling spider, 'chicken from hell'

NEW YORK - Some 18,000 species, great and small, were discovered in 2014, adding to the 2 million already known, scientists said on Thursday, as they released a "Top 10" list that highlights the diversity of life.

Science, 21 May 2015

Deceased councilwoman in Pittsburgh wins Democratic primary

PITTSBURGH - A councilwoman who died earlier this month easily defeated the only other candidate on the ballot for the Pennsylvania county that includes Pittsburgh, results showed on Wednesday.

20 May 2015

Stuffed tiger strapped to SUV prompts 911 call in Washington state

SEATTLE - Police in Washington state said on Wednesday they had responded to an emergency call about a Bengal tiger lounging on top of a car, but it turned out the cat was actually a big stuffed animal.

20 May 2015

To heel or not to heel, that is the Cannes question

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Entertainment 21 May 2015

British public asked what creative person should be on next 20 pound note

LONDON - The British public will for the first time be able to help decide which historic figure - in this case a creative one - appears on the next version of the country's 20 pound note, the Bank of England said on Tuesday.

19 May 2015