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5-year-old mayor loses re-election in US

Boy Mayor

Robert “Bobby” Tufts may have lost his bid for a third consecutive term as mayor of his tiny northern Minnesota tourist town, but the 5-year-old isn’t taking it too hard.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

In this April 14, 2014 photo provided by Rachelle Hildreth, a 3-year-old boy plays with stuffed toys inside a claw crane game machine at a bowling alley in Lincoln, Nebraska. AP PHOTO

Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan man ‘tries to kill woman with poisoned shoes’


A Japanese man who allegedly tried to kill a woman he was stalking by putting poison in her shoes was arrested Thursday, police and reports said.

Posted: March 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hundreds hold vigil for elk killed by police


The elk was honored with a makeshift memorial of candles, songs and stories.

Posted: January 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ancient stone church survives Typhoon ‘Pablo’

STILL STANDING Most residents of Caraga town in Davao Oriental call it a miracle after the 128-year-old church of San Salvador del Mundo withstood the rampage of Typhoon “Pablo.” NICO ALCONABA/INQUIRER MINDANAO

For 128 years, the old church here has been standing like a sentinel near a promontory facing the Pacific Ocean, as if guarding this seaside town from intruders from the sea.

Posted: January 7th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »