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Snowstorm pummels southeast, kills 10, including 8-month-old baby

A massive snowstorm on Wednesday affected a wide swath of the U.S.—from parts of Texas to Florida and up to Massachusetts– killing at least 10 people, including a 8-month-old baby in New Orleans. The Times-Picayune reported that the baby’s mother lost control of the car and the vehicle plunged into a drainage canal. The baby was pulled from the car ...

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Christian convert from Iran converting Muslims in Sweden

Annhita Parsan, who fled Iran, has converted hundreds of Muslims in Europe to Christianity.  (Courtesy Annahita Parsan ) From escaping Iran through the mountains as a Muslim refugee, to surviving domestic abuse and imprisonment in a Turkish prison, to carving out a life in Sweden, Annahita Parsan’s story is the stuff of a Hollywood movie. Parsan, a convert from Islam ...

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This bird's 'eyeball' survived 120 million years

The fossil of an ancient bird discovered in Liaoning, China: The black box shows where the bird’s well-preserved, fossilized eye tissues are located. Credit: Tanaka G. et al./Heliyon Scientists have discovered a surprisingly “visionary” detail about a dinosaur-age bird that had a tooth-filled beak: It could likely see in color. An analysis of the 120-million-year-old bird revealed that the creature’s ...

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Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

Pope Francis waves to followers on his way to the Apostolic Nunciature in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)  (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Pope Francis met on Tuesday with survivors of priests who sexually abused them, wept with them and apologized for the “irreparable damage” they suffered, his spokesman said. The pontiff also ...

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Mother fears missing daughter, 27, killed; boyfriend arrested with facial injuries

Joseph Porter, left, was arrested in Arkansas on a theft charge days after Cristina Prodan was reported missing.  (Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook) A grief-stricken Minnesota mom is holding out hope her 27-year-old daughter will be found alive after the girl’s boyfriend, Joseph Porter, was arrested in the wake of Cristina Prodan’s disappearance. “The deputies told me that they are looking ...

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This out-of-this-world diamond-studded rock just got even weirder

File photo: A photo taken by Expedition 46 flight engineer Tim Peake of the European Space Agency (ESA) aboard the International Space Station shows Italy, the Alps, and the Mediterranean on January, 25, 2016. (REUTERS/NASA/Tim Peake/Handout) A tiny chunk of stone that looks like nothing else ever seen in the solar system might be even weirder than scientists thought. The ...

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Newlyweds receive surprise congratulations from Trump, first lady

Brianna and Timothy Dargert pose with their letter from the president and first lady.  (Brianna and Timothy Dargert via Fox 32 Chicago) ORLAND PARK, Ill. –  A suburban Chicago couple was not surprised that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were not able to attend their 2017 wedding. However, Brianna and Timothy Dargert of Orland Park decided to mail ...

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