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The world's five most unusual referendums
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In Depth

The world's five most unusual referendums

Not all countries allow for direct democracy and this might be why
29 Mar 2019
How to survive a mountain lion attack
A runner has choked a mountain lion to death
In Depth

How to survive a mountain lion attack

Travis Kauffman has revealed the secrets behind encounter that left the cat dead and him with 28 stitches
15 Feb 2019
US man who was 'stabbed for neo-Nazi haircut' made story up
Joshua Witt
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US man who was 'stabbed for neo-Nazi haircut' made story up

Joshua Witt faces charges of false reporting after admitting he lied when telling police he had been attacked by a black man
29 Aug 2017
Who killed JonBenet Ramsey?
JonBenet Ramsay
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Who killed JonBenet Ramsey?

Twenty years on, the murder of a six-year-old beauty queen continues to fascinate
7 Sep 2016
Man wrestles bear with Cheese Balls jar stuck on its head
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In Brief

Man wrestles bear with Cheese Balls jar stuck on its head

'Jug-head bear' had been spotted a number of times in Colorado - and other tall tales
25 Jul 2016
Town's water supply 'tainted with cannabis'
Marijuana
In Brief

Town's water supply 'tainted with cannabis'

Residents of Hugo, Colorado, warned to avoid using water supply - and other tall tales
22 Jul 2016
Toxic mine waste turns US river yellow
Colorado mine spill
In Brief

Toxic mine waste turns US river yellow

Environmental agency responsible for leaking water polluted with lead and arsenic
11 Aug 2015

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Legal marijuana: how the American system works
 A man smokes licenced medicinal marijuana
In Depth

Legal marijuana: how the American system works

Licensed 'pot shops' open in Washington as recreational marijuana goes on sale for the first time
11 Jul 2014