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Amelia Earhart Missing; Famed Aviatrix 'Probably Just Shopping,' Search Teams Say

Somalia Defeats Rwanda To Win Third-World Cup

KHARTOUM, SUDAN—The host city of the 2006 Developing Nations Football Championship erupted in cheers that nearly drowned out the cries of the starving and wounded Tuesday when the underdog Somali side, playing four down due to injuries and landmines, outlasted the more experienced if disease-ridden Rwandans 1-0 to win the inaugural Third-World Cup.

Sportscaster Claims You Hate To See That

BRISTOL, CT—Despite the clip airing on the 6 p.m., 8 p.m., and 11 p.m. broadcasts of SportsCenter, ESPN anchor Chris Berman claimed that “a devastating injury of that nature is not what fans come to see,” in reference to a viciou...
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Scientists Posit Theoretical ‘Productive Weekend’

CAMBRIDGE, MA—Challenging long-accepted scientific convention, a group of leading MIT scientists published a report Thursday positing that, under certain rare and specific conditions, a so-called “productive weekend” is theoretically pos...

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Year in Pictures: 1997

New Cereal For Poor Stays Crunchy In Water
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Gore Releases Three More Hostages
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Camel Cash Gaining Strength Against The Dollar
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Vatican Unveils New Pope Signal
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Clinton Names Agriculture Secretary: Previously Unnamed Man To Be Called Joseph P. Ruckeyser
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Suzanne Somers Named U.S. Thighmaster General
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New Envelope Pushes Envelope Envelope
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Wal-Mart Greeter At Death's Door
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Home Homosexuality Test Now Available
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Rolling Stones: Is There Humor To Be Found In Their Age?
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