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Belle And Sebastian Leave Drummer Behind

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Mary Grams, 84, holds a carrot that grew through her engagement ring in Alberta, Canada. Grams, who lost her diamond ring 13 years ago while pulling weeds in her garden, is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot. Iva Harberg/AP hide caption

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Doug Bergeson lies on a hospital bed at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay, Wis., on June 25, before a doctor removed a nail from his heart. Bergeson had accidentally shot it into his heart earlier in the day while working on a new house in Peshtigo, Wis. He survived. Donna Bergeson/AP hide caption

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Students Find Spacesuits In Thrift Store

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Thieves made off with a refrigerated trailer packed with Nutella, Kinder Surprise eggs and other treats in Neustadt, Germany. Allison Hare/Flickr hide caption

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The 106-year-old fruitcake is "well-preserved," and is believed to have been taken to Antarctica with the Robert F. Scott expedition. Antarctica Heritage Trust hide caption

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St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina, left, celebrates after hitting a grand slam off Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Peter Moylan during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in St. Louis. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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An Update On The Priests Who Walked Into A Bar

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Beware Of Rocks By The River

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The Case Of The Returning Ring

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An Update On The Priests Who Walked Into A Bar

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What attacked Sam Kanizay's feet? That question stumped marine scientists after the Australian teen emerged from the water with countless bloody pinpricks on his feet Saturday in Melbourne. Jarrod Kanizay via AP hide caption

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