In Georgian Tbilisi, ancient ruins make a stunning climb

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In Georgian Tbilisi, ancient ruins make a stunning climb

“It’s a pre-Himalayan wonderland,” says tour guide Natasha Pilipova, who is with us on a two-day trip to Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital. “We learned about it first when our young child was asked ‘Where is…

Colombia officials seize 360 tarantulas

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Colombia officials seize 360 tarantulas

Written by By Staff Writer Special to CNN More than 360 tarantulas have been seized from a truck in northern Colombia as they were headed to Germany. According to El Tiempo newspaper, customs officials…

Politicians from across the aisle mourn Bob Dole’s death

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Politicians from across the aisle mourn Bob Dole’s death

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.): “While he was wounded many times while serving as a fighter pilot, he never left that cockpit.” Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.): “The best of American leadership, the credibility of American…

Laverne & Shirley star Eddie Mekka dies at 69

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Laverne & Shirley star Eddie Mekka dies at 69

Eddie Mekka, who starred on the popular sitcom Laverne & Shirley with Shirley MacLaine, has died in California at the age of 69. Mekka was found dead of a suspected heart attack in the…