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11:34 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Boy Who Lost Stuffed Tiger At Airport Finds Tiger Stayed Very Busy

Hobbes the tiger surveys the scene at Tampa International Airport, where he was briefly stranded.
Tampa International Airport

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 12:42 pm

If a boy named Owen suspects his stuffed tiger named Hobbes has a secret life, the staff of Tampa International Airport won't disagree. Owen recently lost Hobbes at the airport – and when he reclaimed the tiger, he also received photos of Hobbes touring the facility.

Owen, 6, had flown from Florida to Texas – and his mother, Amanda Lake, says that for much of the trip, Owen was preoccupied with whether his tiger was OK.

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Shots - Health News
11:31 am
Wed June 17, 2015

When It Comes To SPFs And Sunscreens, We're Still In The Dark

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Do you know what broad spectrum means? What about SPF? No need to be ashamed if you can't answer those questions, because you're not alone.

In a survey of 114 people, a mere 7 percent knew that "broad spectrum" on a sunblock label means it defends against early aging.

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Politics
9:32 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Paul Ryan: TPP Will Help U.S. 'Set The Standards For The Global Economy'

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The Two-Way
9:05 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Honor System Exploited On Scottish Island That Had Been Crime-Free

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 10:33 am

The crime rate on the small Hebridean island of Canna, Scotland, skyrocketed overnight this week, when thieves looted a shop that had used the honor system. Locals say it's the first theft on the island in decades.

"The crimes — which included the theft of six woolly hats — are believed to be the first on Canna since a wooden plate was stolen in the 1960s," reports Scotland's STV.

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The Two-Way
8:21 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Neil Young Is Displeased That Donald Trump Was 'Rockin' In The Free World'

Neil Young says he supports Bernie Sanders — and that Donald Trump shouldn't have used his song "Rockin' in the Free World." He's seen here performing in Los Angeles earlier this year.
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Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 9:41 am

When Donald Trump announced that he's running for president Tuesday, the soundtrack at the Trump Tower event was Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World," which was played loudly and repeatedly. But afterward, Young said Trump had used the song without permission – and that he's a Bernie Sanders guy, anyway.

Young's manager released a statement saying:

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Europe
7:15 am
Wed June 17, 2015

University Of Cambridge To Hire Lego Professor

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 7:19 am

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Europe
7:15 am
Wed June 17, 2015

French Postal Service Delivers Letter 138 Years Late

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 7:19 am

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The Two-Way
7:07 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Storm Pours More Rain On Drenched Texas

A weather radar map shows the position of Tropical Depression Bill in Texas, as of Wednesday morning.
National Weather Service

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 8:46 am

Flood watches have been issued for areas of central and northern Texas, since Tropical Storm Bill came ashore and makes its way up the state. Rainfall of 4-8 inches is forecast in a band stretching from Texas up to Missouri, with some areas receiving up to 12 inches, according to the National Weather Service.

"These rains may produce life-threatening flash floods," the service's forecasters say.

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Latin America
6:16 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Haiti's Government Unsure How Many Haitians Will Leave Dominican Republic

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 6:57 am

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Europe
6:16 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Migrants Set On Getting To Europe Try Crossing Between Turkey And Bulgaria

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 7:19 am

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