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Police: Partying teens trapped in NY walk-in vault

08/16/2013 10:06am
Authorities say four teenagers were apparently partying in a former law office in western New York when they got trapped for several hours in a walk-in vault.

Introducing Burka Avenger, the female Muslim superhero

08/16/2013 11:15am
Pakistan's new animated children's TV series "Burka Avenger" features a superhero unlike any you've seen before — a female, burqa-wearing crusader — and she's fighting for education.

Ga. toll booth charity tradition is back

08/16/2013 2:04pm
The tradition of travelers paying the toll for the driver behind them on Georgia Highway 400 is back after motorists complained and Gov. Nathan Deal asked for it to be reinstated.

Mounted 8-foot polar bear looking for a Pa. home

08/16/2013 4:13pm
A Pennsylvania restaurant owner is trying to find a good home for an 8-foot stuffed polar bear.

CIA acknowledges Area 51 - but not UFOs or aliens

08/16/2013 5:35pm
UFO buffs and believers in alien encounters are celebrating the CIA's clearest acknowledgement yet of the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of elaborate conspiracy theories for decades.