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Missing Oregon mom and boy are found dead

Karissa and Billy Fretwell. YAMHILL COUNTY, OR (KPTV) — More than a month after they went missing, the bodies of an Oregon mother and her son were found in a remote forest, said the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office. Karissa Fretwell, 25, and her 3-year-old son, William “Billy” Fretwell, had not seen or heard from since […]

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10-year-old girl conquers Yosemite’s El Capitan

By Isabela Espadas Barros Leal and Katia Hetter | CNN Few adults can say they successfully scaled Yosemite National Park’s famous El Capitan in California. That’s why it’s even more impressive that a 10-year-old from Colorado just did it. Selah Schneiter may have just became the youngest person in history to climb the park’s 3,000-foot-high […]

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Massive blackout hits tens of millions in South America

By Paul Byrne and Luis Andres Henao | Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what the Argentine president called an “unprecedented” failure in the countries’ power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power, but […]