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A spacecraft named for ‘Hidden Figures’ mathematician Katherine Johnson has arrived on the International Space Station

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A spacecraft named for the famed NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson has arrived at the International Space Station with about 8,000 pounds of cargo in tow. The S.S. Katherine Johnson, a Northrop Grumman Cygnus res...

An 8-year-old border collie named Lulu is inheriting a $5 million trust

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A Nashville dog named Lulu is a newly minted millionaire. Yep, you read that right. Her owner's last will and testament has made the 8-year-old border collie one wildly pampered pooch. "She's a good girl," Martha ...

Mario Draghi is named Italy’s new prime minister, announces a political rainbow of cabinet picks

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Italy's next government has taken shape, after Mario Draghi was named Prime Minister and announced a cabinet selected from across the country's political spectrum. Draghi, a prominent economist, accepted the top rol...

After a decade in a shelter, a rescue dog named Wiggles finally has a home

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Want more inspiring, positive news? Sign up for The Good Stuff, a newsletter for the good in life. It will brighten your inbox every Saturday morning. Wiggles had food, a backyard and plenty of laps to sit on at her...

Cow named after Posh Spice breaks world sales record

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London A pedigree heifer from Shropshire named after Posh Spice has been sold at auction for over $ 360,000 (£262,000,) breaking the world record for the prized Limousin breed. The fourteen-month-old Wilodge Poshsp...

Yogananda Pittman named acting US Capitol police chief after riots

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The US Capitol Police has appointed a Black woman as its acting police chief after the former head resigned in the fallout from the agency's inadequate response to pro-Trump rioters who staged an insurrection at the...

Robert Lewandowski and Lucy Bronze named players of the year at the Best FIFA Football Awards

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Robert Lewandowski and Lucy Bronze were respectively named the men's and women's player of the year at the Best FIFA Football Awards on Thursday. Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski saw off competition from Lionel Me...

Former gang member is named Missouri’s Teacher of the Year

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Darrion Cockrell hated school as a child, as he navigated the the foster care system. He joined a gang by age 10. But with the help of the educators around him, Cockrell worked his way up and eventually became a te...

The National Book Awards named their first undocumented finalist. Here’s how she sees America

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Karla Cornejo Villavicencio says she's suffering from survivor's guilt. In 2010, she penned a widely read anonymous essay for The Daily Beast about life as an undocumented student at Harvard. In October, less than a...

Fat, flightless parrot named Bird of the Year after a campaign tainted by voter fraud

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London A lengthy and bitter election campaign that dragged in competing interest groups and was sullied by a voter fraud scandal came to an unlikely end on Monday, when a fat, flightless and nocturnal parrot stunned ...

The Naval Academy named its first Black female brigade commander

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A Black woman will lead the US Naval Academy's student body for the first time in its history. Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, a mechanical engineering major from Lake Forest, Illinois, has been named brigade co...

‘We’re just a target.’ Zeta is fifth named storm to make landfall in Louisiana this hurricane season

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Big storms have been ragin' in Cajun country at a record clip. Zeta leaves more than a million without power and at least two dead after battering Gulf Coast Hurricane Zeta slammed into Louisiana Wednesday as a ...

A 200-pound tortoise named Sparkplug broke out of his enclosure and wound up 30 miles away from his Alabama home

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A 200-pound tortoise broke out of his enclosure, evaded capture for two days and wound up over 30 miles away from his Alabama home. It's fitting that his name is Sparkplug. The surprisingly nimble African spurred to...

An aggressive turkey named ‘Gerald’ that terrorized an Oakland neighborhood is safely relocated

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A neighborhood in Oakland, California, can rest easy now that a turkey nicknamed "Gerald" was safely relocated to nearby hills. Estimated to be around 20 pounds, Gerald had been causing problems in the Grand Lake n...

Minnesota man wins the ‘Superbowl of Pumpkins’ with 2,350-pound pumpkin named Tiger King

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A Minnesota man and his gigantic gourd are reigning royalty after taking home top prize in a Northern California giant pumpkin growing competition. Travis Gienger won first prize in the 47th annual Safeway World Ch...

Miami street to be named after Trayvon Martin

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The street in front of the Miami high school that Trayvon Martin attended before his life was abruptly ended will be renamed Trayvon Martin Avenue. Miami-Dade County commissioners approved the resolution this week ...

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