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New Discovery Shows Spanish Imprint In U.S.

When people think of U.S. history, they often jump to the pilgrims at Plymouth Rock. But a new archaeological discovery shows just how far inland Spanish explorers traveled, decades before the English arrived. Kenneth C. Davis talks about some of the hidden Spanish history in the U.S.
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Powwow Party Flub Leads To Fashion Line

When the design company Paul Frank threw a powwow themed party, a lot of people were offended. But rather than just issue an apology, the company teamed up with Native American designers for a new line. Guest host Celeste Headlee finds out more.
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After Much Hype, Elon Musk Unveils His High-Speed 'Hyperloop'

There hasn't been this much hype for a new technological advancement since the Segway was unveiled in 2001. Musk says his vehicle could make a trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes.
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Judge Orders Baby's Name Changed From 'Messiah'

A Tennessee judge has ordered a baby's name to be changed from Messiah to Martin, after the boy's parents went to court to fight over their son's last name. The boy's mother says she was shocked by the decision, and that she'll appeal the order to rename her baby.
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Rodeo Clown In Obama Mask Sparks Outrage, Apologies

At the Missouri State Fair, a crowd was worked up by the sight of "Obama" being chased by a raging bull. It felt "like some kind of Klan rally," a spectator says. Fair officials have apologized, and politicians from both sides of the aisle have condemned the performance.
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Resort Villa Collapses Into Sinkhole Near Disney World

Vacationers staying in central Florida awoke to crashing sounds Sunday night, as their three-story building began to collapse. A large portion of the structure at a resort in Clermont was pulled into a sinkhole. It seems the process was slow enough that everyone in the building got out safely.
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For Democrats And Republicans, It's Happily (N)ever After

Most dating sites won't pair up people from the two different parties. And for good reason, according to some researchers. Ideology, particularly on social issues, is as strong a predictor of whether couples will make it as religion or drinking habits.
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Retired Idaho Sheriff Credited For Teen's Discovery

"It just didn't fit," former county sheriff Mark John says of what he saw after coming upon James Lee DiMaggio and missing teen Hannah Anderson in Idaho's rugged backcountry. The two didn't seem to be prepared for the wilderness. After John alerted police, FBI agents moved in. DiMaggio was killed.
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Timely Idea? Holder To Pitch Changes To Drug Enforcement

The attorney general is set to lay out changes and ideas that would shorten prison terms for nonviolent offenders and send more of them to treatment programs rather than prison.
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Dufner Wins PGA Championship Over Furyk

Jason Dufner has won his first major golf title with a two-stroke victory over Jim Furyk at the PGA Championship. Dufner bogeyed the final two holes Sunday for a 2-under 68 that was good enough to hold off the 2003 U.S. Open champion. The winning score was 10-under 270.

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