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She’s Missing in St. Thomas, Has Vanished Twice Before

March 27, 2018

(Newser) – There are said to be five people still unaccounted for in the Virgin Islands after hurricanes Irma and Maria. Hannah Upp is one ...

Teen Fails Driving Test in Spectacular Fashion

(Newser) – It is an epic tale of a road test gone wrong: This one happened in Buffalo, Minn., where a 17-year-old girl started up ...

Left in a Bush, She Uncovered Her Parents 80 Years Later

(Newser) – It’s a seemingly unsolvable mystery that has been solved, partially, some eight decades later: What were the origins of a 9-month-old girl abandoned, ...

The Weapon: a Soda Bottle. The Victim: This Town’s Toilet

(Newser) – “This is very strange … and gross, but that is the reality of life.” So laments a Facebook post Tuesday from the Sheboygan ...

Viral Pic Earns Eatery Worker Praise—and $16K Scholarship

(Newser) – Last Saturday, Laura Wolf stopped off at a Waffle House in her neck of the woods in Texas for a meal, and what ...

A World Dispute Is Making Clocks Run Slow

(Newser) – Some international disputes have strange consequences: This one has the potential to make millions of people late for appointments across Europe. It seems ...

Suspect Released After Refusing to Poop for 47 Days

(Newser) – Lamarr Chambers fought the law, and the law came in No. 2—all over some No. 2. The BBC reports “poo watch” has officially ...

She Was Divorced, He Was a Catch. Then She Looked in His Wallet

(Newser) – Several months into their relationship, Missi Brandt decided to peek in her boyfriend’s wallet. On the one hand, Richie Peterson was a godsend: ...

They Found a Lotto Loophole, Then Made Millions

(Newser) – Jerry and Marge Selbee had sold the convenience store they’d operated in Evart, Mich., for more than 15 years, but still stopped in ...

Doomsday Vault Hits the 1M Mark

(Newser) – Monday was a “really significant” day for the so-called Doomsday Vault—and not just because it was its 10th birthday. The Global Seed Vault ...

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