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Did Buffalo Bills Play Role in Timothy McVeigh’s Unraveling?

September 4, 2018

(Newser) – “I am not saying that Timothy McVeigh bombed Oklahoma City in 1995 because the Buffalo Bills lost four Super Bowls in a row,” ...

Ruby Slippers Stolen in the Night 13 Years Ago Are Found

(Newser) – It required more than three clicks of the heel to get these ruby slippers home—it took 13 years. Law enforcement officials are due ...

Meteorologist Allegedly Fractured Anchor’s Skull in Fight

(Newser) – A WSAZ television meteorologist’s 10-day outlook just got a little stormier. Chelsea Ambriz, 26, was charged with misdemeanor battery after allegedly shoving co-worker ...

Entire Arctic Expedition Perished, but Not Because of Lead

(Newser) – In 1845, Sir John Franklin set sail from England in the hopes of discovering and successfully navigating the Northwest Passage. Instead, all 128 ...

13 Years Ago, a Dire Forecast Proved to Be All Too Accurate

(Newser) – It’s one of the most famous weather forecasts of the modern era, and it came out exactly 13 years ago to the day. ...

A Twist to End All Twists in Case of Wife’s Murder

(Newser) – Philip Snider’s story was unusual from the start. In January, the 73-year-old told police a convoluted tale: That he and his 70-year-old wife, ...

How a Boy Ended Up Living With Wolves for 12 Years

(Newser) – “Marcos Rodríguez still finds it hard to be human.” So writes Matthew Bremner in a profile of Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja, a Spaniard who ...

Kevin Spacey’s Latest Movie Redefines ‘Flop’

(Newser) – The hits just keep on coming for Kevin Spacey, but they’re not of the box-office hit variety: Spacey’s latest film, which wrapped well ...

In Connecticut Town, an Alleged Lunch-Lady Scheme

(Newser) – Marie Wilson says “the only thing she is guilty of is feeding a child who had no money or giving somebody a cookie.” ...

Another Fight for Transgender Community: ‘Deadnaming’

(Newser) – A ProPublica story shines a light on what might be a new term for many: deadnaming. It refers to a practice abhorred in ...

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