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Chris Reynolds became one thousand times wealthier than the total combined GDP of the whole planet
Marshall Lytle, the upright bass player for Bill Haley and His Comets, was the most enthusiastic musician that anyone could possibly meet. He lived for his music and, up until he retired through ill health in 2009, he was recreating his "slap bass" sound and indulging in comic showmanship. He gave the impression that he had made his last hit record yesterday; in his mind, it was always 1955.
Incident took place in the Springdale district of Pennsylvania
Prosecutors said the attacks constituted a hate crime
A 24-year-old man was mauled to death by at least one grizzly bear while cleaning out the captive-bred animal's enclosure.
It was Sunday morning, so they started with a prayer, along with a re-worked version of the hymn Amazing Grace by a country music band. In a way, that set the stage perfectly for the arrival of Mitt Romney, a candidate whose whose final hours on the campaign trail revolve around a big leap of faith.
The boy, who was visiting the zoo with his mother and friends, fell about 14 feet into an exhibit that's home to a pack of African painted dogs
Elizabeth Zach finds a deserted old town, lonely lakes and a poignant relic of the Second World War
Superstorm Sandy brought gusts of 90mph and a record surge of seawater in New York City.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faulted Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford for advising residents to stay put as Hurricane Sandy barreled in, leaving a large number stranded as water levels rise.
Hours before last night's second presidential debate began in Hempstead, New York, the Clinton family attempted to shore up Barack Obama's position, with Hillary taking the fall for events in Libya that led to the death of the US ambassador, and Bill releasing a video attacking Mitt Romney's tax plan.
Whether others will let him is doubtful, but John Terry said that he just wants to "concentrate on the football" after making his first start since being acquitted of racially abusing the QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.
Bowing to the inevitable, Rick Santorum quit the presidential campaign today, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination.
Mitt Romney tightened his grip on the Republican presidential nomination last night, sweeping primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington DC, and shifted his focus to the general election with a sharp attack on President Barack Obama.
Newt Gingrich said yesterday that there was probably no circumstance that would lead him to pull out of the Republicans' race to challenge President Barack Obama in November.
As former senator surges ahead of Mitt Romney, President's aides question his 'divisive' policies