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Study Shows Great White Shark Populations Off The East Coast Are Increasing

A Great White shark is pictured in the Eastern North Pacific in this undated handout photograph courtesy of Kevin Weng, University of Hawaii. REUTERS/Kevin Weng, University of Hawaii/Handout via Reuters

Just in time for beach season, a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that great white shark populations are increasing off the east coast of the U.S. and Canada. The NOAA report says federal protections on the big fish, like the ban in 1997 on hunting the shark, have caused this surge in population.

World Cup Fans STORM Stadium Press Room Before Match

3:55 PM 06/18/2014

Close to 100 Chile fans stormed Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro Wednesday to get into the arena before the match against Spain. They broke the barriers, rushed past the security guards and into the media room, causing minor damage along the way.

Bear Delays Alaskan Baseball Game

3:27 PM 06/17/2014

A black bear wandered onto the field in the fifth inning of an American Legion baseball game in Juneau, Alaska between West Post 1 and Juneau Post 25, causing the umpire to delay the game.

Tampa Bay Rays Turn To Seminole Medicine Man For Help

4:15 PM 06/09/2014

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon invited Seminole tribal elder Bobby Henry to visit Tropicana field in hopes he might be able to change the juju of the team. The team's dismal record of 24-40 this season makes them the worst out of all MLB teams.

Man faces federal charges over soda refill

2:39 PM 04/17/2014

A Charleston construction worker is facing federal charges over a soda refill. Christopher Lewis was unaware that refills were not free at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and it cost him $525 and his job.