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Galapagos tortoise thought extinct found after 100 years

A Fernandina Giant Tortoise, believed to have been extinct for more than 100 years, has been discovered on a Galapagos island. Read more

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking on an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's disabled vehicle, police say. Read more

Climate Change is Affecting Wine Production

Climate change is having an unexpected effect on the wine business. Read more

'Honest Abs': The Abe Lincoln statue we all forgot about

A courthouse's secret treasure tops today's 5 To Know with Nat! Seriously, you will understand why. Plus, #TrumpKimSummit cocktails, Samsung's newest & coolest phone, an Oklahoma man's *unique* vehicle theft, and what mountain rescue dogs look like in action! Read more

Don't have cable? Here's how you can watch the Oscars on Sunday

Here's a rundown of how you can catch the 91st Academy Awards this weekend whether you're a subscriber, streamer or none of the above.  Read more

Today’s top pics: Snow covers famous Las Vegas Strip and more

Top photos of the day as selected by the Associated Press. Read more

Videos: Zion Williamson injured as North Carolina routs Duke: Breaking down the latest in sports

Check out these videos breaking down the latest news and action in sports, including the bizarre knee injury suffered by Duke sensation Zio… Read more


Celebrities and people

The Latest: Trump calls on 'Empire' actor to apologize

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local): Read more

Ex-'Idol' contestant to live with parents before drug trial

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" contestant who was arrested last year in Virginia with nearly 2 pounds (0.9 kilograms) of fentanyl will be allowed to live with her parents in New Jersey while awaiting trial. Read more

Police: 'Empire' actor staged attack to 'promote his career'

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago's police superintendent said Thursday. Read more

Fendi honors Lagerfeld and fashion's 'longest love story'

MILAN (AP) — Fendi paid understated tribute Thursday to Karl Lagerfeld, who died this week and was the Rome-based fashion house's creative director for 54 years. Read more

Brothers in Smollett case are bodybuilders, aspiring actors

CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney representing the brothers at the center of an investigation into the attack reported by Jussie Smollett said her clients "manned up" and testified in front of a grand jury, before prosecutors charged the "Empire" actor with filing a false police report. Read more

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Best States to Retire

With almost 25 percent of all nonretired adults having no retirement savings or pension, the personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2019’s Best States to Retire as well as accompanying videos. Read more