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Terry Buzzard built a life-size orca to promote his whale-watching cruise business. Buzzard told KING-TV that the mock orca will be put to use scaring off sea lions on the docks of a port in Oregon.Read More

A girl in Italy was celebrating her 9th birthday, and she wanted a My Little Pony cake. Instead, she got a Little Tony cake. The Elvis doppelganger was semi famous in 1960's Britain.Read More

Anne Meara died Saturday in New York. She had a long varied career in show business and was one half of the 1960s comedy duo Stiller and Meara. She was marred to Jerry Stiller. Her son is Ben Stiller.Read More

The status quo took a hit in Spanish elections over the weekend. A major upset came in Barcelona with a win by Ada Colau, a prominent activist who fought evictions during Spain's economic crisis.Read More

Renee Montagne talks with U.S. Army General John Campbell, about how Afghan forces are faring against the Taliban now that they are fighting combat missions largely on their own.Read More

Jason Rezaian has been imprisoned in Tehran for nearly 10 months by the Iranian government. He is accused of vaguely-defined espionage charges.Read More

Malaysian authorities discovered graves in several abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar were believed to have been held.Read More

On this Memorial Day, the Obama administration finds itself defending its foreign policy strategy in Iraq where the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has captured the city of Ramadi.Read More

The French Open is in its second day of play in Paris. For a preview of the tournament, Renee Montagne talks with Sports Illustrated tennis writer Courtney Nguyen.Read More

John Forbes Nash, Jr., the Nobel laureate known for his groundbreaking work on game theory, was killed in a N.J. taxi crash on Saturday. He was the subject of the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind.Read More


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