PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A woman once thought to have lived as a feral child in the Cambodian jungles has been claimed by a second family as their long-lost daughter.
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VIENNA — Attention, oenophiles: a 500-year old Austrian vine has yielded its first batch of wine and experts say it’s a taste sensation.
The bad news is the supply is very limited.
WASHINGTON—Michael Jordan has made another major donation, pledging $5 million to the Smithsonian’s new African-American history museum on the National Mall.
Officials at the National Museum of African American History and Culture announced the gift from the basketball great yestserday.
The museum is set to open Sept. 24.
BERLIN—A British mountaineer who climbed Switzerland’s iconic Matterhorn says he is the first quadruple amputee to do so.
The claim couldn’t be verified with certainty, but was backed by the warden of the Hoernli Hut base camp, who said he knew of nobody else who’d achieved the feat.
SWISSVALE, Pa.—A Pennsylvania woman who was married this weekend had her late father’s spirit with her—and his heart.
Jeni Stepien was escorted down the aisle Saturday by the man who received her father’s heart 10 years ago when her father was killed by a mugger. His organs were donated after his death, and the recipient was Arthur Thomas, of New Jersey, KDKA-TV reported.
TRENTON, N.J.—Drivers who drink coffee behind the wheel don’t need to worry about getting a ticket in New Jersey any time soon.
The sponsor of a bill targeting distracted driving says his measure doesn’t specifically cite coffee, despite recent news reports focusing on the beverage.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Wildlife enthusiasts are helping migrating turtles cross an Indiana highway by collecting them in buckets.
The effort, organized through Facebook, also collects data for researchers in Indiana State University’s biology department, the (Terre Haute) Tribune Star (http://bit.ly/2b8omXE ) reported.
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s justice minister said Tuesday the United States would be sacrificing its alliance with Turkey to “a terrorist” if it were to refuse to extradite a U.S.-based Muslim cleric whom the government says is behind the July 15 failed coup.
RALEIGH, N.C.—Roughly five percent of North Carolina’s magistrates are refusing to marry same-sex couples for religious reasons, and lawyers for the state say people suing in federal court have no standing to challenge these opt-outs as unconstitutional.
MUSKOGEE, Okla.—Muskogee’s War Memorial Park can now properly display the bell of America’s most famous World War II submarine, the USS Batfish.
In November 2015, sailors from Central Naval Center for Navy Aviation Technical Training detachment visited Muskogee’s War Memorial Park and saw the sub’s bell sitting atop a wooden box.