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New interactive map shows race, ethnicity data in the U.S.

09/04/2013 7:05am
A new interactive map produced by The Demographics and Workforce Group at the University of Virginia outlines the population of the United States based on race and ethnicity. The data were taken from the 2010 Census and each individual listed in the census is represented by a small dot on the map.

Red 'honey' in Utah may come from candy-fed bees

09/04/2013 12:30pm
What appears to be red honey is showing up in some Utah beehives and state officials say it may be coming from bugs feasting on candy cane byproduct.

Cat found in NY with arrow shot through abdomen

09/04/2013 2:32pm
A cat that was found with an arrow shot through its body is recovering at a central New York veterinarian's office.

Auctioneer shows off 118-carat diamond in NYC

09/04/2013 3:57pm
A New York auction house is showing off what it calls the world's greatest white diamond on the block _ a 118-carat stone from Africa the size of a small egg.

1,200 Calif. chickens to retire on the East Coast

09/04/2013 4:25pm
Their egg-laying days behind them, some 1,200 Northern California chickens are heading for a cozy retirement on the East Coast, where they will live outside of cages and have plenty of room to spread their wings.

German boy finds mummy in grandfather's attic

09/04/2013 6:05pm
It sounds like the stuff a little boy's dreams are made of, but for one German lad, the thrill of making an ancient discovery in a dusty attic became a reality.