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‘Hero rat’ wins gold medal from UK charity for hunting landmines

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A rat in Cambodia has been heralded a hero and awarded for saving lives. Magawa, an African giant pouched rat, was given a gold medal by the British veterinary charity People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) for...

A couple wins the jackpot — after playing the same set of numbers for 26 years

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Persistence pays. After playing the same set of numbers for 26 years, one North Carolina couple finally hit the jackpot. Terry Coggeshall of Durham and his wife took home over $ 366,000 last week after winning the ...

A woman wins a 6-figure lottery prize. The next day, she wins again

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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. Two days. Two back-to-back lottery wins. Both in the six figur...

Anthony Fauci wins $1 million Israeli prize for his work on Covid-19 and other infectious diseases

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Dr. Anthony Fauci has been honored with a top international prize for his work combating the coronavirus and other infectious diseases. He is one of the seven recipients of the 2021 Dan David Prize, a $ 1 million ...

Aung San Suu Kyi party wins enough seats to form Myanmar’s next government

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Yangon, MyanmarThe ruling party of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won enough parliamentary seats to form the next government, according to official results of a general election released on Friday. The latest ba...

Authentic wins the Kentucky Derby

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Authentic won the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, with favored Tiz the Law coming in second. Traditionally, the race has been held on the first Saturday of May, but the coronavirus pandemic forced r...

Bryson DeChambeau wins the US Open

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American golfer Bryson DeChambeau won the 120th edition of US Open Championship Sunday at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York. The win marks the first victory for DeChambeau at one of golf's major champi...

Central African Republic President Touadera wins re-election

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Bangui President Faustin-Archange Touadera has won Central African Republic's December 27 presidential election by securing more than 53% of votes in the first round, according to provisional results announced by the...

Chadwick Boseman’s widow gives moving acceptance speech as actor wins Golden Globe

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The late Chadwick Boseman was honored with a Golden Globe on Sunday for his incredible turn in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." Boseman's wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, accepted the award -- which was for best performance...

Claire the Scottish Deerhound wins top prize at the National Dog Show

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Claire the Scottish Deerhound beat out hundreds of canines on Thursday to take home the top prize at the National Dog Show. Claire was named Best in Show at the event, which this year was scaled down slightly -- wit...

CNN Poll: Biden wins final presidential debate

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Joe Biden did a better job in the final debate on Thursday according to a CNN Instant Poll of debate watchers. Overall, 53% of voters who watched the debate said that Biden won the matchup, while 39% said that Presi...

Georgia election wins give Biden a mandate — and mounting expectations

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The Democratic sweep of Georgia's Senate seats has ushered in a heady new reality for President-elect Joe Biden, who will take office in two weeks with a mandate to act and the numbers on Capitol Hill to deliver on ...

Idaho man wins lottery for the sixth time

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An Idaho man can now call himself a lotto winner six times over. Bryan Moss, from Meridian, won a $ 250,000 prize from a Crossword scratch game on Thursday, the Idaho Lottery said in a press release, marking his si...

If nothing matters, Biden likely wins

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Some people call Donald Trump's term in office the "nothing matters" presidency. The phrase is usually applied to Trump by his detractors, who cannot believe his standing with the American public is stable despite w...

Indian village schoolteacher wins $1 million global prize — and gives half to the runners-up

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An Indian schoolteacher has been awarded the 2020 Global Teacher Prize -- and has vowed to give half of the $ 1 million prize money to the runners-up. The award, which is run by the Varkey Foundation in partnershi...

Kwanza Hall wins special election to serve remainder of John Lewis’ term in Congress

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The remainder of the late US Rep. John Lewis' term will be served by Democrat Kwanza Hall, who won control of the reliably blue seat in a House runoff special election in Georgia Tuesday, CNN projects. Hall, a forme...

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