A police officer in Sarasota, Florida made a once-in-a-lifetime animal rescue when he saved about 100 endangered sea turtles trapped in a resort parking lot.
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Old-fashioned trimming for tree isn't as green as you might think
Strands of lights are ubiquitous this time of year - tangled in leafless trees, framing windows, sparkling their way to Santa's sled.
World leaders, South Africans honor Mandela
U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of spectators and scores of other heads of state in a South African stadium lashed by cold rain.
Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus, dies at 95
Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died.
VIDEO: Mystery restaurant patron leaving thousands of dollars in tips
A mysterious patron is dining at various restaurants and bars, then leaving anywhere from $500 to $10,000 in tips.
VIDEO: Man found alive in the depths of the ocean
A man spent more than 60 hours trapped in a capsized tugboat at the bottom of the ocean off the coast of Nigeria before being rescued.
VIDEO: Scary snowman prank strikes fear in shoppers
'The Scary Snowman Prank' returns for a third year to frighten people on the streets of Boston. Here's how one team of pranksters is turning the holiday season into something frightful.
6 ways health-care reform can help end America's AIDS epidemic
With politicians, public health experts and epidemiologists announcing that the United States is at the beginning of ending the AIDS epidemic and that we will soon usher in an AIDS-free generation of youths, each World AIDS Day takes on increasingly special significance.
VIDEO: Amazon shows off drone package delivery system
Amazon.com is testing delivering packages using drone. The idea would be to deliver packages using the small, unmanned aircraft.
Happy 100th to the crossword puzzle
On a snowy evening in the early 1900s, a newspaper editor at the New York World was hunched over his desk trying to think of something special for the Christmas issue. He drew a diamond-shaped grid with numbered squares and numbered clues, creating the first crossword puzzle.
Cyber Monday deals await online bargain hunters
If you spent Black Friday in a turkey coma, it's not too late to snatch up money-saving deals during Cyber Monday.
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