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    Who's a good doggie?

    America’s fondness for Labrador retrievers is still setting records, but bulldogs are breaking new ground. See which breeds are winning hearts in the American Kennel Club's annual rankings, which were released Thursday.

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    Bolivian grandmothers stay fit with handball

    Dozens of traditional Aymara older women ease many of the aches and pains of aging by practicing a sport that is decidedly untraditional in Bolivia – team handball. Known in the Aymara language as “awichas,” or grandmothers, they arrive with their tennis shoes every Wednesday at a covered court in...

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    2015 Oscars red carpet

    Stars arrive to the 87th Academy Awards.

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    Frozen wonders at Niagara Falls

    An icy Niagara Falls drew a small but hardy stream of tourists Friday intent on witnessing the extraordinary crystalline spectacle.

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    Antarctica, a window into mankind’s future

    Clues to answering humanity’s most basic questions are locked in Antartica, the continental freezer the size of the United States and half of Canada: Where did we come from? Are we alone in the universe? What’s the fate of our warming planet?

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    Baby, it's cold outside!

    Records fell along with the temperature across the eastern United States on Thursday, as the coldest air of the season surged south. Temperatures in the Upper Midwest plummeted to as much as minus-35 Thursday morning. Widespread sub-zero temperatures were recorded from North Dakota to Kentucky and...

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    Fireworks and dragons for Lunar New Year

    Dragon and lion dancers are performing in bustling and noisy Chinatowns across Southeast Asian capitals, and ethnic Chinese are trooping to temples to burn incense sticks and offer prayers for the Lunar New Year. The seven-day holiday this year (the Year of the Sheep) started Wednesday. Unlike the...

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    Ash Wednesday

    Across the United States and around the world, the faithful solemnly mark the start of Lent, the penitential season leading up to Easter Sunday, which falls on April 5 this year.

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    Top pooches strut their stuff

    America’s top dog show began Monday at the Westminster Kennel Club in New York, with 2,711 dogs that come in 192 breeds and varieties. The big honor? Best in show, to be chosen Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

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