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Bear enters Colorado foot race

Runners embarking on a foot race in Colorado Springs, Colo., were surprised when a bear entered the race about halfway through.

Puerto Rico votes for statehood

Puerto Rico on Sunday overwhelmingly voted for statehood. But Congress, the only body that can approve new states, will ultimately decide whether the status of the US commonwealth changes.

3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The International Olympic Committee added 3-on-3 basketball,������BMX������Freestyle cycling and more mixed gender events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic program on Friday.

Diamond ring purchased for $13 sells for $848K

A diamond ring purchased for ‎£10 ($13) has sold for £656,750 ($847,667) -- roughly double its initial estimated value of £250,000 ($325,000) to £350,000 ($456,000) -- at the Sotheby's Fine Jewels auction in London last night.