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Best-Picture Oscars Up for Sale in Rare Auction

Best-Picture Oscars Up for Sale in Rare Auction

Nov 20
Auction house Profiles in History announced Monday that an Oscar awarded to "Mutiny on the Bounty" in 1936 and another given to "Gentleman's Agreement" in 1948 will go up for auction in Los Angeles starting Dec. 11.

Watch Geeks Drive Booming Trade in Preowned Pieces

Watch Geeks Drive Booming Trade in Preowned Pieces

By Amir Bibawy | Nov 19
Even though watches have been disappearing from people's wrists with the spread of mobile phones, luxury watches remain a popular status symbol. In fact, sales have slightly crept up in the last two years.

'Picasso' Found Under Tree in Romania Appears to Be Hoax

'Picasso' Found Under Tree in Romania Appears to Be Hoax

Nov 19
A Romanian novelist who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago seems to have been the victim of a prank.

Having 'The Talk' About College Costs with Your Teen

Having 'The Talk' About College Costs with Your Teen

By Kevin Voigt | Nov 18
Sometime after telling your kids about "the birds and the bees," but before you hand over the family car keys, financial advisers recommend having the talk with your teen about who is paying for college.

Papua New Guinea's Betel High Defies Control, Convention

Papua New Guinea's Betel High Defies Control, Convention

By Stephen Wright and Jim Gomez | Nov 18
Chewing betel nut has deep cultural roots in Papua New Guinea's tribal societies but in the capital has morphed into addiction and lucrative business. Medical experts says prolonged use causes oral cancer.

Audit Cites Flaws in Costly California Bullet Train Project

Audit Cites Flaws in Costly California Bullet Train Project

By Don Thompson | Nov 17
Flawed decision-making and poor contract management contributed to billions in cost overruns and years of delays in the as-yet unbuilt California's high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, state auditors said Thursday.

Give the Gift of No-Plastic Sipping Straws for the Holidays

Give the Gift of No-Plastic Sipping Straws for the Holidays

By Leanne Italie | Nov 17
Big problem or a fraction of the world's plastic consumption? You decide, but know that single-use plastic straws are a recent target of environmental activists.

Yoga Studio Shooting Hero to Get $30,000 for Law School

Yoga Studio Shooting Hero to Get $30,000 for Law School

Nov 17
Florida State University's president and board of trustees have committed $30,000 of their personal money to help cover law school costs for a man credited with confronting a shooter at a Tallahassee yoga studio and giving others time to escape.

The Brexit Story So Far: How Britain Got Itself In A Bind

The Brexit Story So Far: How Britain Got Itself In A Bind

By Carlo Piovano | Nov 16
Britain's 2-day-old draft deal to leave the European Union is in danger of collapsing, increasing the likelihood of a disorderly, economically painful exit from the bloc next year.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Inflates Jobs Improvement for Veterans

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Inflates Jobs Improvement for Veterans

By Christopher Rugaber | Nov 16
President Donald Trump is spinning a tale regarding the number of jobs he's provided for military veterans.

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