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Image from marathon shows Texas brothers’ bond

DALLAS (AP) — While crossing the finish line during a half-marathon in Dallas, sixth-grader Judson Greer began to stumble. That’s when his brother Trace, a high school senior, picked him up and carried him.

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Atari’s ‘E.T.’ game joins Smithsonian collection

This undated photo provided by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History shows one of the decades-old Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game that was found in a dumpsite in Alamogordo, N.M. The Atari game cartridge unearthed earlier this year along with about 800 other Atari games, some ET and some others from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian. Museum specialist Drew Robarge made the announcement Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 in a blog post. (AP Photo/Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of the “E.T.” Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian.

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Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

This Nov. 26, 2014 photo shows a box of "Wash Up!" moist towelettes, the oldest artifact at the Moist Towelette Museum in East Lansing, Mich. The museum on the campus of Michigan State University includes more than a thousand, mostly unused, wet wipes from around the world. (AP Photo/David Eggert)

SEATTLE (AP) — Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two to their itineraries.

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Merriam-Webster names ‘culture’ word of the year

This Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 photo shows the word "culture" in the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, in New York. Merriam-Webster has named "culture" its 2014 word of the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year: culture.

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