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You won the Powerball lottery. Now what?

Ticket holders for Wednesday night's $1.5-billion (U.S.) Powerball lottery may be dreaming of a carefree life filled with fancy houses and expensive vacations, but those dreams could turn into nightmares for the actual winner, warns a personal financial planner.<p>"There's a big difference between a …

Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …

Dog Saves Paralyzed Skier

Leonard Somers was skiing down Berthoud Pass in Colorado when he fell down a ravine, hit a frozen tree trunk, and broke his back. Fortunately, his Alaskan Husky, Juneau, attracted the attention of other skiers by barking and running to and from the site of the accident.<p>"I saw Juneau running up the …