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Horror master Stephen King to receive PEN America award

Jan 12, 2018

PEN America will honor legendary suspense writer Stephen King with the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award at its annual Literary Gala on May 22 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York

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Crash of water and a terrifying ride: Driver glad he's alive

Jan 12, 2018

A driver says he's lucky to be alive after muddy water swept his car down a twisting road as he fled Southern California flooding

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Virgin Galactic conducts 7th glide test of spacecraft

Jan 12, 2018

Virgin Galactic says the latest glide test of its space tourism rocket plane was a success, nearly reaching the speed of sound

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Sri Lanka lifts 38-year ban on women buying, selling alcohol

Jan 12, 2018

Sri Lanka revokes a 38-year ban on selling alcohol to women and employing them in places where the drinks are produced and sold

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Boston museum re-ups $10M reward for return of art

Jan 11, 2018

The $10 million reward offered by a Boston museum for information that leads to the return of more than half billion dollars' worth of art stolen in 1990 isn't expiring after all

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Spain saw record number of visitors in 2017 despite scares

Jan 11, 2018

Spain says it had a record number of international visitors for the fifth consecutive year in 2017 and that one in five tourists chose the restive Catalonia region as their main destination

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Over 100 Latin American artworks donated to NY museums

Jan 11, 2018

A New York City museum trustee says the Museum of Modern Art and the Bronx Museum of the Arts will collectively receive more than 100 works of contemporary Latin American art

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Standoff rancher draws advocates' ire, supporters' cheers

Jan 11, 2018

The Nevada rancher who had his charges dismissed in a 2014 armed standoff with government agents is insisting that it's up to the states, not the federal officials, how to manage vast expanses of rangeland in the U.S. West

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Holiday decor to park chalet? Capitol tree heads to Montana

Jan 11, 2018

Plans call for the US Capitol Christmas Tree to be hauled back to Montana in pieces starting as early as next week

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Boston museum to protect art with pest-sniffing dog

Jan 10, 2018

Boston's venerable Museum of Fine Arts is training a dog to sniff out pests that could damage valuable works of art

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