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National & World Boaters mapping Pacific garbage arrive in San Francisco
Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on how much plastic garbage is floating in the Pacific Ocean returned to San Francisco on Sunday and said most of the trash they found is medium to large-sized pieces, as opposed to tiny ones.
National & World Pint-size thieves frighten Ivory Coast's largest city Pint-size thieves frighten Ivory Coast's largest city (Photo Gallery)
Ivory Coast taxi driver Mamadou Bamba had finished his shift and was walking home around midnight when a dozen children accosted him on the street and demanded his money. When he hesitated, the thieves pulled out small knives and stabbed him eight times before making off with fares totaling more than $100.
National & World Man faces obscenity charge after O'Donnell's daughter found Man faces obscenity charge after O'Donnell's daughter found
The owner of the home where Rosie O'Donnell's missing teen daughter was found earlier this week has been arrested for allegedly having inappropriate online communications with the 17-year-old girl, according to authorities and the star's spokeswoman.
National & World Family mourns teen's machete slaying in Florida
Jose Amaya Guardado's mother said she brought her son to the United States nine years ago to escape the violence rampant in their native El Salvador. But now his family is mourning his death in what police describe as a brutal machete attack.