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Bacon and dentures: Weird trash hits UK beaches

From craggy cliffs to broad sandy beaches, Britain is rightly proud of its thousands of miles of shoreline.

VA couple wins lottery 3 times in 1 month

Calvin and Zatera Spencer are having an amazing month. First they won $1 million in the March 12 Powerball drawing. Then on March 26, Mr. Spencer won $50,000 with 10 winning tickets in the Virginia Lottery's Pick 4 game.

MH370: Hopes dashed as orange objects turn out to be fishing equipment

Potential leads on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 keep coming. So do the setbacks and frustrations.

Apple, Samsung head to court in patent lawsuit

Round two of Apple's huge patent fight against Samsung goes to court today (Monday) and the stakes are even higher. That's because it involves newer models, like the Samsung Galaxy S-three.

Having college degree doesn't guarantee high-paying job

Having a college degree doesn't guarantee you a high-paying job. About 260-thousand graduates made at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Have you had your free coffee yet??

McDonald's is fighting back in the fast-food breakfast war. The national food chain is offering customers nationwide a free small cup of McCafe coffee for two weeks.

Taliban attack Afghan election commission compound ahead of vote

Taliban insurgents attacked Afghanistan's election commission headquarters in Kabul on Saturday, staff and a government official said, a week before the April 5 presidential election.

Beard envy? Surgery may be the answer

Take a look at Hollywood's leading men, the White House press secretary and the hipsters strolling through Brooklyn.

Prayer answered: Girl, 10, goes to Vatican and meets Pope Francis

-- The 10-year-old American girl went to the Vatican on a prayer of maybe, just maybe, meeting the Pope this week to deliver an important message. Her prayer was answered, against all odds.

25 years on the 'dead stadium' tour

 Robert Ondrovic was at Shea Stadium for the Mets' first season there in 1964, and he was there for its last in 2008. He's first to tell you it was one of the worst ballparks in America.

GM halts most Chevy Cruze sales

General Motors has halted the sale of most of the Chevrolet Cruzes now on dealer lots. The Cruze is GM's best selling car model in the United States, and is also widely distributed internationally.

New report: Couples spending more on weddings

Couples are spending more on weddings than ever before. A survey by www.theknot.com found they spent an average of 30-thousand dollars last year. Venue and catering expenses ate up 13-thousand dollars of the budget.

Internal probe: Christie doesn't recall being informed of traffic jams

A top appointee of Chris Christie apparently told another official that he informed the New Jersey governor about the now-infamous traffic tie ups near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee last year as they were occurring, according to a re