A small town in France refuses to change its name, despite a formal request from the Simon Wiesenthal Center. The hamlet in question is called La-Mort-aux-Juifs, which translates to "Death to Jews." (Salon)
A teen in Texas lived in Walmart for four days without being noticed, and isn't this the plot of Where the Heart Is? (Gawker)
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