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US marshals: 'Fugitive of week' found tanning in backyard

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U.S. marshals say they found a New Hampshire "fugitive of the week" tanning in a family member's backyard. More>>

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Tanker left dangling from overpass after interstate crash

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A tanker truck was left dangling from its back wheels with the cab resting on the road below when it crashed and rolled over the edge of an interstate overpass in downtown St. Louis. More>>

Police: One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested

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A man accused of drunkenly strolling down a road in Maine with a clown mask on and a machete taped to his amputated arm has been arrested. More>>

New Jersey man accused of owing nearly $88K in tolls, fees

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Police have arrested a New Jersey man who is accused of evading nearly $88,000 in tolls, fees. More>>

Summer treat: Polar bears frolic in donated load of snow

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Polar bear mum Venus frolics in the snow with her eight-month-old cub in Ranua Wildlife Park in the summer heat of the northern wilds of Finland's Lapland. More>>

Woman escapes as car falls into hole in Florida driveway

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A Florida woman escaped injury when a water main break created a 6-foot (1-meter) hole in her driveway that partially swallowed her car as she tried to move it. More>>

Inmates' escape video shows everything is caught on tape

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California inmates' escape video another extreme example of the age of catching everything on camera. More>>

Authorities: Man robs bank, then gets naked and throws money

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Authorities in Florida say they arrested a man who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money. More>>

Police: Woman arrested after topless road rage attack

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Police say a Massachusetts motorist has been arrested after getting out of her sport utility vehicle, removing her shirt and charging topless while holding a knife toward another motorist, who turned out to be an off-duty police officer. More>>

Police looking for owner of 77-pound tortoise found on road

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Police on Long Island are looking for the owner of a 77-pound tortoise found on the side of the road. More>>

German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 being brought home

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A Lufthansa Boeing 737 hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of the leftist Red Army Faction's campaign against West German authorities is coming home to a German museum. More>>

Man accused of smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans

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U.S. prosecutors say a man is facing federal smuggling charges after trying to receive three king cobras hidden in potato chip canisters through the mail. More>>

Man sentenced to 120 days in jail after pet fish cut in half

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A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 120 days in prison after police say he cut a pet fish in half during a domestic dispute. More>>

University professor charged with keying her neighbors' cars

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A Pennsylvania professor known for her expertise on consumer trends has been charged with keying her neighbors' cars. More>>

Teacher who cartwheeled without underwear given probation

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A former substitute teacher in Oklahoma who exposed herself to students when she did a cartwheel while wearing a long skirt but no underwear has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. More>>

Statue kept decades in Philly closet sent to Italian church

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A statue missing from a small Italian church is returning home after spending decades in a Philadelphia closet as a woman's personal shrine. More>>

Hop on! Wild rabbits surf on sheep to flee New Zealand flood

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Three wild rabbits managed to escape rising floodwaters in New Zealand by clambering aboard a flock of sheep and surfing to safety on their woolly backs. More>>

926-pound shark won't be recognized as New Jersey's record

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A 926-pound Mako shark caught off the New Jersey coast won't be recognized as a state record because more than one angler helped catch it. More>>

Cellphone video shot by California inmates shows escape

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Video shot with a contraband cellphone shows the escape of three inmates from a maximum-security wing of a California jail last year, as well as scenes from their days on the run. More>>

8 Indiana siblings rack up 448 years of combined marriage

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Seven siblings who grew up in southwestern Indiana are celebrating the longevity and commitment that's allowed them to remain married for more than 50 years. More>>

Long-lost class ring found after 52 years

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Fifty-two years after losing his high school ring shortly after graduation, a man has gotten it back. More>>

Philadelphia-area transit agency deals with station spiders

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The Philadelphia area's transit agency is dealing with a spider problem at one station in the city. More>>

Cyber staff: Wisconsin company offers to microchip employees Video included

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A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand. More>>

Woman gets kidney donation from stranger-turned-friend

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A Massachusetts woman has a new outlook on life after receiving a kidney donation from a complete stranger. More>>

Ohio fair butter sculpture features athletes, chocolate milk

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A butter sculpture at this year's Ohio State Fair includes the traditional cow and calf along with four student-athletes and a 6-foot-tall bottle colored with cocoa to look like chocolate milk. More>>

Marijuana business offers weed for weeds on cleanup day

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A medical marijuana businessman in Maine is offering weed for weeds in a program to encourage Gardiner residents to clean up their city. More>>

City using goats to tame vegetation at closed landfill

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A New Hampshire city has turned to a herd of hungry goats to tame the vegetation at its closed landfill. More>>

He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies

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Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20. More>>

Ohio pair finally meet after 3 years of excuses on Tinder

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Two Ohio college students who connected on Tinder have finally met after three years of excuses on the dating platform. More>>

Police: Men arrested trying to buy drugs at police station

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Police say two men have been arrested after they tried to buy drugs from an officer at a Connecticut police station. More>>

That stinks! Man seeking dropped phone falls in trash chute

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A man looking for a dropped cellphone ended up tumbling into an apartment building trash chute, where he had to be rescued by firefighters. More>>

Is that really a beached whale beneath Paris' Notre Dame?

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A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris _ but it's really just an art installation from a Belgian artists' collective. More>>

UK girl left in tears after she's fined for selling lemonade

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A British man and his young daughter have gained international attention after being fined for selling lemonade outside. More>>

Apollo 11 bag laced with moon dust sells for $1.8 million

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A bag containing traces of moon dust is heading to auction _ surrounded by some fallout from a galactic court battle. More>>

No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugs

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Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark in a development that has doctors scratching their heads. More>>

Gambler drops 75 pounds to win a share of a $1 million bet

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A professional gambler dropped some pounds and gained some wealth after betters wagered $1 million that he couldn't reduce his body fat to less than 10 percent. More>>

California firefighters bring nearly dead dog back to life

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A California fire department says a little white dog named Jack is doing OK after a firefighter rescued him from a burning home and brought him back to life. More>>

McDonald's adds Big Mac onesie, sweatsuit to delivery items

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With McDonald's now offering a delivery service, the fast food giant is looking to make customers comfortable eating at home with a new clothing line that includes an adult-size Big Mac onesie. More>>

Alabama man to display head of 820-pound hog shot in yard

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A south Alabama man didn't even leave home to bag an 820-pound hog. More>>

No butts about it: tiger and goat cohabitate

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A neglectful mother whose partner's unusual lifestyle became a sensation has taken over her mate's home with an odd companion of her own. More>>

New librarian finds live Civil War-era shells in her office

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A Massachusetts librarian was on her first day on the job when she came across an unusual find: live shells from the Civil War inside a closet. More>>

Rescuers need help after they get stuck helping kayakers

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Rescuers got stuck, too, when they went out to assist two kayakers who were caught at low tide in marshes on Hilton Head Island. More>>

Police: Woman steals taxi, picks up paying passengers

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Police say a 65-year-old woman stole a taxi in Philadelphia and picked up a fare after the theft. More>>

Exhumation of Dali's remains finds his mustache still intact

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Officials in Spain say that hair, nails and two long bones were removed from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains for a paternity test that could open a judicial battle for the artist's estate. More>>

Homeowner finds WWI artillery shell in basement

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An upstate New York woman has found a World War I artillery shell in her basement. More>>

A weird Florida mystery: Frozen pork falling from the sky

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Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards. More>>

Builder of illegal LA mansion gets fines, community service

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The father of fashion models Bella and Gigi Hadid has been fined and given community service for illegally building a gigantic mansion in Los Angeles. More>>

Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on US

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Biting criticism for El Salvador players, a day after pair of Americans gnawed on during CONCACAF Gold Cup match. More>>

Man livestreams as he speeds on beach, cursing and drinking

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A 27-year-old man broadcast live on Facebook as he sped down a Florida beach, running over beach chairs and umbrellas while drinking from a bottle of Canadian Mist whiskey and yelling expletives about police cars chasing him. More>>

Texas company recalls coffee with Viagra-like substance

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A Texas company is voluntarily recalling one of its roasts because it contains a substance similar one in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra. More>>

Trooper reels in massive 650-pound tuna during fishing trip

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A New Hampshire state trooper reeled in a big fish _ a massive 650-pound tuna. More>>

Man beats odds of catching blue lobster, donates to science

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A New Hampshire lobsterman joined an elite club after catching a rare blue lobster. More>>

Cops: Customer threatened to shoot someone over bad sandwich

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Police in Ohio say a fast-food restaurant customer angry about the way his sandwich tasted and looked threatened to shoot somebody over it. More>>

Self-described drug dealer calls 911, reports stolen cocaine

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Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn't the best idea for a self-described Florida drug dealer. More>>

10-year-old boy trips over 1.2M-year-old fossil in desert

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A boy's misstep on a family hike in New Mexico has given the world a prehistoric wonder. More>>

Dog pulls baby deer from water to save it from drowning

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A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning near his suburban New York home jumped in and dragged it to shore. More>>

Dad arrested for speeding to hospital with wife in labor

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A Louisiana man who was rushing his wife to the hospital at speeds topping 100 mph missed his child's birth because he was in jail. More>>

Truck laden with chocolate goes up in flames on UK highway

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Traffic on a major highway in England has been disrupted for hours after a truck laden with chocolate bars burst into flames. More>>

Stranded fugitive arrested after flagging down deputy

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A fugitive who authorities say evaded capture since 2013 has been arrested after he asked a deputy for a ride in Louisiana. More>>

London Zoo welcomes a new kind of visitor: Robotic dinosaurs

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London Zoo is preparing for the opening of a new exhibit on dinosaurs and extinction. More>>

Man overboard uses prosthetic leg to stay afloat

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An Ohio man says his prosthetic leg helped save his life after he went overboard during a fishing trip. More>>

Police: Man threatens to pull gun over wrong taco order

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A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he threatened to pull a gun on a taco shop employee for giving him the wrong order. More>>

Illinois school dorm director teaches dog to bark in whisper Video included

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A resident director who lives in a dorm at a college in southern Illinois has taught his dog to bark in a whisper. More>>

See this? Doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman's eye

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Doctors intending to perform cataract surgery on a 67-year-old woman in Britain found something rather unexpected: 17 contact lenses mashed together in her right eye, with 10 more behind them. More>>

Woman gives birth in Uber car on way to California hospital

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Southern California mom says that when she prayed her fourth birth would be a fast one, she couldn't imagine it would happen in an Uber car on the way to the hospital. More>>

Herd of scared buffalo make break for it, roam through town

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A herd of buffalo that may have been startled by construction work has broken loose from a New Hampshire farm and spent time roaming through a town. More>>

Flood destroys entire cash contents of Wisconsin bank vault

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Flooding has destroyed all the cash in a southeastern Wisconsin bank vault. More>>

Officials try to figure out why roaches swarmed from manhole

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The Philadelphia Water Department is trying to figure out what caused thousands of cockroaches to emerge from a manhole and swarm a neighborhood. More>>

Man kills raccoon with hammer after it bites him on head

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A Pennsylvania man was attacked by a seemingly rabid raccoon as he worked on his car outside his home, and killed the animal with the only weapon he had: a hammer. More>>

Florida driver survives crash when metal object falls on van

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A Florida man survived a harrowing drive after a large piece of scrap metal fell and crushed his van. More>>

Timber rattlesnake caught lingering near Massachusetts home

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Timber rattlesnakes are known to thrive in some rural areas of Massachusetts, but finding them in urban areas is almost unheard of. More>>

California judge who pocketed 2 cardholders agrees to resign

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A Northern California judge is losing his job after swiping two art deco-style business card holders from a family law dinner last year. More>>

Police officer with stun gun sets naked man on fire

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Police say an officer using a stun gun to restrain a naked man accidentally set the man's chest hair and beard on fire. More>>

'Curious' baboon knocks out power to Zambian tourist town

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'Curious' baboon knocks out power to tens of thousands in Zambian tourist town. More>>

6 cars stolen from driveways on same night in same town

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Police say six cars were stolen from people's driveways in the Connecticut town of Greenwich. More>>

US YouTube star in Thailand finds coin stunt falls flat

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An American expat in Thailand who is a YouTube star with 3.29 million subscribers is in hot water for posting a video of an age-old practice among kids: flattening coins on railroad tracks. More>>

Forever's gonna start tonight: Wedding set for total eclipse

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An astronomy buff and her fiance are making sure that nothing _ even a rare cosmic event _ eclipses their Missouri wedding. More>>

No Whining: Pope's humor intact despite rough few weeks

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Pope Francis hasn't lost his sense of humor despite a rough few weeks of clamorous exits of top Vatican officials and some other negative headlines. More>>

Bees at center of swarm, attack moved from suburbia to farm

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Officials say a New Jersey beekeeper and his wife were hospitalized after the man's colony became aggressive and swarmed part of the town where the hive was located. More>>

Me want cocaine? Drugs found inside Cookie Monster doll

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A stash of cocaine hidden inside a Cookie Monster doll has landed a Florida man in jail on a drug charge. More>>

Grievance filed over mowing goats at university in Michigan

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A union has filed a grievance in response to Western Michigan University's hiring of goats to clear woodland acres on campus. More>>

Insect attack! US West is battling crop-killing swarms

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Farmers in the U.S. West face a creepy scourge every eight years or so: Swarms of ravenous insects that can decimate crops and cause slippery, bug-slick car crashes as they march across highways and roads. More>>

Eels from overturned truck slime cars on Oregon highway

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A truck carrying eels overturned on an Oregon highway, damaging cars while turning the road into a slimy mess. More>>

Tinder kick-starts delayed date by sending couple to Hawaii

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Tinder is sending two Ohio college students on an epic date in Hawaii that's been three years in the making. More>>

Man trapped in ATM slips notes to customers begging for help

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Police say a Texas man who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape. More>>

Cop: Woman nabbed for drugs demands them back, is rearrested

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Authorities say a New Hampshire woman arrested on drug possession charges returned to the police station later that day to demand the drugs be returned to her and was rearrested. More>>

Australia senator's 3 election wins officially didn't happen

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The deputy leader on an Australian political party has announced he is ending his nine-year career in Parliament because he has discovered he has technically never been a senator. More>>

Bishop offers daily prayer for commuters in 'Summer of Hell'

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A Roman Catholic bishop is offering prayers to New York-area commuters facing what's been billed as a "Summer of Hell.". More>>

Raccoon gets busy in backseat of convertible, giving birth

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In Florida, a pregnant raccoon decided to get busy in the backseat of a convertible _ giving birth to two babies. More>>

Would-be robber arrives early at banks to find doors locked

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West Des Moines police say they're looking for a would-be robber with a bad sense of timing. More>>

No monkeying around: Court weighs if animal owns its selfies

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The battle over now-famous selfie photographs taken by a macaque monkey will head back to federal court. More>>

California bank robbery suspect found inside couch at home

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Police say a bank robbery suspect was arrested after officers found him hiding inside a couch at his Southern California home. More>>

Typo in Wendy's restaurant sign is divine comedy

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Sign causes Wendy's customers to contemplate its immoral acts against God. More>>

Mom wants apology over McDonald's slide covered in poop

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A woman says her 5-year-old son came down a slide at a McDonald's playground in New Hampshire covered in poop. More>>

Maine driver calls on police to get coiled snake from car

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A Maine driver got the scare of his life when he found a snake inside his car. More>>

No bull: Trooper answers bovine call but animal escapes

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A young bull remains on the loose despite a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper's best efforts to corral him. More>>

Want a governor's mansion? You'll need to move it

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The governor's mansion in North Dakota is up for sale, but there's a catch: You'll have to move the sprawling house. More>>

Life-sized cutout of police cruiser slows down drivers

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A Massachusetts man has gotten drivers to slow down for years with the help of a life-sized cutout of a police cruiser posted in his driveway. More>>

Hippo happiness: Both parents join Cincinnati Zoo baby Fiona

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The father of the Cincinnati Zoo's popular baby hippo Fiona has joined her and mother Bibi in their first time together as a trio. More>>

US Customs agents find cobras inside mail at JFK Airport

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have seized five live king cobras and three geckos during an inspection at the Kennedy International Airport mail facility. More>>

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