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  • Rhode Island alone celebrates Victory Day, debate lingers

    Rhode Island alone celebrates Victory Day, debate lingers

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:17:27 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:03:55 GMT
    Rhode Island is marking the end of World War II as a state holiday, although it remains the only state in the U.S. to do so.
    Rhode Island is marking the end of World War II as a state holiday, although it remains the only state in the U.S. to do so.
  • Man donates to firefighter drive, leaves wedding ring behind

    Man donates to firefighter drive, leaves wedding ring behind

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:14:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:03:53 GMT
    Man donating to fire department's muscular dystrophy drive accidentally drops his wedding ring into firefighter's boot.
    Man donating to fire department's muscular dystrophy drive accidentally drops his wedding ring into firefighter's boot.
  • Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft

    Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-08-12 21:59:57 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:03:51 GMT
    Two Minnesota deputies helped a group of women stranded on a large, inflatable rainbow unicorn.
    Two Minnesota deputies helped a group of women stranded on a large, inflatable rainbow unicorn.
  • ASPCA says more than 600 birds removed from home

    ASPCA says more than 600 birds removed from home

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:55:17 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:03:46 GMT
    The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says more than 600 birds were removed from a house in central Ohio after reports of animal neglect and a complaint from the public about living conditions.
    The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says more than 600 birds were removed from a house in central Ohio after reports of animal neglect and a complaint from the public about living conditions.
  • India lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticize prime minister

    India lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticize prime minister

    Friday, August 10 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-08-10 09:56:22 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:03:44 GMT
    An Indian lawmaker has appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and wearing a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm.
    An Indian lawmaker has appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and wearing a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm.
  • Officers seize 3 king cobras, 300 other reptiles from home

    Officers seize 3 king cobras, 300 other reptiles from home

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:28:25 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:03:42 GMT
    Authorities say state wildlife officers have seized three king cobras and other venomous reptiles from a New York home.
    Authorities say state wildlife officers have seized three king cobras and other venomous reptiles from a New York home.
  • Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA Zoo

    Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA Zoo

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:40:18 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:03:40 GMT
    Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo.
    Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo.
  • Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills house cat

    Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills house cat

    Friday, August 10 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:43:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:03:37 GMT
    A mountain lion that became trapped inside a Colorado home killed a house cat before police and wildlife officers were able to scare it out.
    A mountain lion that became trapped inside a Colorado home killed a house cat before police and wildlife officers were able to scare it out.
  • Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shoulders

    Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shoulders

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:58:14 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:03:33 GMT
    (Tom Pour/Belleville Fire Department via AP). In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo provided by the Belleville Fire Department,  a man is rescued from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot at Bicentennial Park in Belleville...(Tom Pour/Belleville Fire Department via AP). In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo provided by the Belleville Fire Department, a man is rescued from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot at Bicentennial Park in Belleville...
    Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot.
    Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot.
  • Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream

    Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:00:44 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:03:28 GMT
    London's famous, festering fatberg lives on _ and is getting its own livestream.
    London's famous, festering fatberg lives on _ and is getting its own livestream.
  • Bronze Archie statue honors artist for hometown anniversary

    Bronze Archie statue honors artist for hometown anniversary

    Thursday, August 9 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-08-09 20:22:20 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:04:16 GMT
    A life-size bronze statue of a red-haired, freckle-faced Archie is greeting visitors at a New Hampshire town in honor of a local man who drew the comic book character and his group of wholesome teenage friends.
    A life-size bronze statue of a red-haired, freckle-faced Archie is greeting visitors at a New Hampshire town in honor of a local man who drew the comic book character and his group of wholesome teenage friends.
  • Residents split in goose dispute in Long Island village

    Residents split in goose dispute in Long Island village

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:13:17 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:40:06 GMT
    Residents of a Long Island village are divided over what to do about a glut of goose droppings around town.
    Residents of a Long Island village are divided over what to do about a glut of goose droppings around town.
  • Bear makes an unlikely stop in a liquor store

    Bear makes an unlikely stop in a liquor store

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:45:56 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:51:33 GMT
    A bear took a stroll into an unlikely snack venue _ a Connecticut liquor store.
    A bear took a stroll into an unlikely snack venue _ a Connecticut liquor store.
  • Evangelist seeks prayer for yoga-practicing Oregon governor

    Evangelist seeks prayer for yoga-practicing Oregon governor

    Thursday, August 9 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-08-10 00:04:32 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:58:28 GMT
    The evangelist Franklin Graham recently asked thousands of people at an Oregon rally to pray for the state's Democratic governor, saying she should be a Christian.
    The evangelist Franklin Graham recently asked thousands of people at an Oregon rally to pray for the state's Democratic governor, saying she should be a Christian.
  • Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

    Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:05:38 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:15:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this July 15, 2014 file photo, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper presents his drivers license for identification purposes to Heather Ditty, elections manager for the Sacramento County Registrar of...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this July 15, 2014 file photo, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper presents his drivers license for identification purposes to Heather Ditty, elections manager for the Sacramento County Registrar of...
    The billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot.
    The billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot.
  • School demolition crews unearth 124-year-old time capsule

    School demolition crews unearth 124-year-old time capsule

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:39:27 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:17:08 GMT
    Construction crews tearing down a former middle school in Massachusetts unearth a 124-year-old time capsule.
    Construction crews tearing down a former middle school in Massachusetts unearth a 124-year-old time capsule.
  • Dog running on interstate can't resist lure of stuffed teddy

    Dog running on interstate can't resist lure of stuffed teddy

    Sunday, August 12 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-08-12 18:43:49 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:05:52 GMT
    A dog could not resist being lured away from a busy Massachusetts highway by a teddy bear.
    A dog could not resist being lured away from a busy Massachusetts highway by a teddy bear.
  • Vermont city employs goats to get rid of poison ivy

    Vermont city employs goats to get rid of poison ivy

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-08-08 17:18:29 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-08-12 21:49:42 GMT
    Vermont's capitol city is trying a natural way to get rid of poison ivy _ goats.
    Vermont's capitol city is trying a natural way to get rid of poison ivy _ goats.
  • 2 lives down, 7 to go: Cat survives being hit twice by cars

    2 lives down, 7 to go: Cat survives being hit twice by cars

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:38:29 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:25:06 GMT
    A cat named Harley has used up two of its nine lives after surviving being hit by two vehicles on an upstate New York road.
    A cat named Harley has used up two of its nine lives after surviving being hit by two vehicles on an upstate New York road.
  • Heat wave put flamingos in the mood for 1st time in 15 years

    Heat wave put flamingos in the mood for 1st time in 15 years

    Sunday, August 12 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-08-12 06:40:35 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:29 AM EDT2018-08-12 08:29:52 GMT
    (Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust via AP). An Andean flamingo swaddles a surrogate Chilean flamingo chick, supplanted to replace its own infertile egg, in Slimbridge, England, in this undated photo. The British conservation charity Wildfowl & Wetlands...(Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust via AP). An Andean flamingo swaddles a surrogate Chilean flamingo chick, supplanted to replace its own infertile egg, in Slimbridge, England, in this undated photo. The British conservation charity Wildfowl & Wetlands...
    British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures encouraged a rare flock of Andean flamingos to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.
    British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures encouraged a rare flock of Andean flamingos to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.
  • Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

    Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:24:33 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:29:07 GMT
    Woah, it's a boa.
    Woah, it's a boa.
  • Driver's test arrest: Pot, gun, cash found in smelly car

    Driver's test arrest: Pot, gun, cash found in smelly car

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-08-08 14:26:38 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-08-10 22:15:02 GMT
    A Baltimore man who went in for a driving test left under arrest when police say marijuana, cash and a gun were found in his car.
    A Baltimore man who went in for a driving test left under arrest when police say marijuana, cash and a gun were found in his car.
  • Missy Elliott praises woman's karaoke version of 'Work It'

    Missy Elliott praises woman's karaoke version of 'Work It'

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:13:45 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:52:40 GMT
    A Rhode Island woman's karaoke version of Missy Elliott's hit song "Work It," has become an internet sensation, even drawing praise from Elliott.
    A Rhode Island woman's karaoke version of Missy Elliott's hit song "Work It," has become an internet sensation, even drawing praise from Elliott.
  • Colorado college reprinting up to 9.2K diplomas to fix typo

    Colorado college reprinting up to 9.2K diplomas to fix typo

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-08-08 20:26:37 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:30:32 GMT
    A Colorado university is offering to reprint up to 9,200 diplomas after the outgoing editor of the school's newspaper noticed an error.
    A Colorado university is offering to reprint up to 9,200 diplomas after the outgoing editor of the school's newspaper noticed an error.
  • Holy cow! Bovine herd helps police corral suspect in Florida

    Holy cow! Bovine herd helps police corral suspect in Florida

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-08-08 12:39:07 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:13:12 GMT
    A herd of 16 cows helped police officers in Florida corral a felony suspect who bailed out of a car and ran through a pasture.
    A herd of 16 cows helped police officers in Florida corral a felony suspect who bailed out of a car and ran through a pasture.
  • Cardinals challenge fans to eat $75 belly busting burger

    Cardinals challenge fans to eat $75 belly busting burger

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-08-08 13:17:38 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-08-10 00:21:58 GMT
    Arizona Cardinals fans can reap a reward while expanding their waistlines watching football this season.
    Arizona Cardinals fans can reap a reward while expanding their waistlines watching football this season.
  • Michigan twins from different parties advance in election

    Michigan twins from different parties advance in election

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:05:32 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:14:38 GMT
    Twin sisters from different political parties are a step closer to public office in western Michigan.
    Twin sisters from different political parties are a step closer to public office in western Michigan.
  • Iran's Ahmadinejad opines on Trump, James spat

    Iran's Ahmadinejad opines on Trump, James spat

    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-08-05 11:56:12 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:58:57 GMT
    Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's quest to return to the spotlight now includes weighing in on a spat between President Donald Trump and basketball star LeBron James.
    Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's quest to return to the spotlight now includes weighing in on a spat between President Donald Trump and basketball star LeBron James.
  • San Francisco's wild parrots branching out throughout city

    San Francisco's wild parrots branching out throughout city

    Saturday, August 4 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-08-04 22:34:58 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:52:52 GMT
    San Francisco's famous birds immortalized in the book and movie "The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill" are now roosting in several neighborhoods throughout the city.
    San Francisco's famous birds immortalized in the book and movie "The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill" are now roosting in several neighborhoods throughout the city.
  • Amazin' frets: Free therapy for New York Mets fans

    Amazin' frets: Free therapy for New York Mets fans

    Saturday, August 4 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-08-04 19:44:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:11:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Mets relief pitcher Anthony Swarzak, left, talks with catcher Devin Mesoraco during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 in New York.the Braves won 2-1.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Mets relief pitcher Anthony Swarzak, left, talks with catcher Devin Mesoraco during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 in New York.the Braves won 2-1.
    New York Mets fans struggling with their team's lousy season now have free therapy offer vs. just venting on sports talk radio.
    New York Mets fans struggling with their team's lousy season now have free therapy offer vs. just venting on sports talk radio.
  • Man who harassed Yellowstone bison arrested at Glacier park

    Man who harassed Yellowstone bison arrested at Glacier park

    Friday, August 3 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-08-03 22:37:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-08-08 19:57:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File). FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016 photo, a herd of bison grazes in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park. An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park has been arrested in Glacie...(AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File). FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016 photo, a herd of bison grazes in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park. An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park has been arrested in Glacie...
    An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park has been arrested in Glacier National Park.
    An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park has been arrested in Glacier National Park.
  • No kidding: Dozens of goats chow down in Idaho neighborhood

    No kidding: Dozens of goats chow down in Idaho neighborhood

    Friday, August 3 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:34:06 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:38:31 GMT
    About 100 escaped goats have munched on manicured lawns in Idaho's capital city before being rounded up and hauled away.
    About 100 escaped goats have munched on manicured lawns in Idaho's capital city before being rounded up and hauled away.
  • Beauty queen resigns title rather than cover tattoos

    Beauty queen resigns title rather than cover tattoos

    Friday, August 3 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-08-03 20:36:49 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:08:53 GMT
    A beauty queen in the Southern California desert community of Phelan has given up her crown rather than cover up her tattoos.
    A beauty queen in the Southern California desert community of Phelan has given up her crown rather than cover up her tattoos.
  • Michigan man befriends wild turkey who moved into his yard

    Michigan man befriends wild turkey who moved into his yard

    Friday, August 3 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:17:10 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-08-08 14:33:47 GMT
    A suburban Detroit man who found himself facing fines after a wild turkey moved into his overgrown backyard has made friends with the massive bird.
    A suburban Detroit man who found himself facing fines after a wild turkey moved into his overgrown backyard has made friends with the massive bird.
  • Hawaii judge evicts Oahu nudists from rental house

    Hawaii judge evicts Oahu nudists from rental house

    Friday, August 3 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:26:17 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-08-08 13:52:38 GMT
    A Hawaii judge has ordered the eviction of the tenants of a Nuuanu rental home that advertised naked parties and gained the ire of neighbors.
    A Hawaii judge has ordered the eviction of the tenants of a Nuuanu rental home that advertised naked parties and gained the ire of neighbors.
  • Feline and hen become fast fire friends

    Feline and hen become fast fire friends

    Thursday, August 2 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-08-02 22:40:10 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-08-08 12:46:41 GMT
    (Grass Valley Fire Department via AP). In this photo taken July 28, 2018, provided by the Grass Valley Fire Department, a cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as it awaited rescue from the heat and...(Grass Valley Fire Department via AP). In this photo taken July 28, 2018, provided by the Grass Valley Fire Department, a cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as it awaited rescue from the heat and...
    A cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as the pair awaited rescue from the heat and flames.
    A cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as the pair awaited rescue from the heat and flames.
  • Scientists: 1st sighting of dolphin hybrid is no 'wholphin'

    Scientists: 1st sighting of dolphin hybrid is no 'wholphin'

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-07-31 06:14:29 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-07 14:18:12 GMT
    (Kimberly A. Wood/Cascadia Research via AP). This Aug. 11, 2017, photo provided by Cascadia Research shows a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin, in the foreground, swimming next to a melon-headed dolphin near Kauai, Hawaii....(Kimberly A. Wood/Cascadia Research via AP). This Aug. 11, 2017, photo provided by Cascadia Research shows a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin, in the foreground, swimming next to a melon-headed dolphin near Kauai, Hawaii....
    In a study published last week, scientists say the animal spotted off the island of Kauai in August 2017 appears to be the first record of a hybrid involving either species.
    In a study published last week, scientists say the animal spotted off the island of Kauai in August 2017 appears to be the first record of a hybrid involving either species.
  • UConn's mascot becomes part of wedding party

    UConn's mascot becomes part of wedding party

    Monday, August 6 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-08-06 20:09:37 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-08-06 21:24:38 GMT
    (Joanne Vandal via AP). In a Sunday, July 8, 2-18 photo, UConn mascot Jonathan XIV poses with Daniel and Holly Bronko during their wedding in Simsbury, Conn. The Siberian Husky, who helped Daniel Bronko propose last year, served as an assistant ring be...(Joanne Vandal via AP). In a Sunday, July 8, 2-18 photo, UConn mascot Jonathan XIV poses with Daniel and Holly Bronko during their wedding in Simsbury, Conn. The Siberian Husky, who helped Daniel Bronko propose last year, served as an assistant ring be...
    The Siberian Husky that serves as the mascot for the University of Connecticut has helped two alumni get married.
    The Siberian Husky that serves as the mascot for the University of Connecticut has helped two alumni get married.
  • Police: Arkansas man tried to steal jet to go to concert

    Police: Arkansas man tried to steal jet to go to concert

    Thursday, August 2 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-08-02 20:09:39 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-08-05 12:12:37 GMT
    Police: Arkansas man accused of trying to steal a commercial jet told investigators he thought piloting the plane would involve little more than pushing buttons and pulling levers.
    Police: Arkansas man accused of trying to steal a commercial jet told investigators he thought piloting the plane would involve little more than pushing buttons and pulling levers.
  • Patriots fan turns Tom Brady's autograph into a tattoo

    Patriots fan turns Tom Brady's autograph into a tattoo

    Thursday, August 2 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-08-02 14:55:20 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-08-04 23:21:16 GMT
    A young Connecticut woman didn't want to ever lose the autograph she got from Tom Brady, so she turned it into a permanent tattoo.
    A young Connecticut woman didn't want to ever lose the autograph she got from Tom Brady, so she turned it into a permanent tattoo.
  • NYC twister: Queens tornado knocks down trees, crushes car

    NYC twister: Queens tornado knocks down trees, crushes car

    Friday, August 3 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-08-03 16:59:28 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-08-04 22:32:12 GMT
    A tornado that touched down in Queens felled at least 50 trees, crushed a car and broke a limb that hit a man.
    A tornado that touched down in Queens felled at least 50 trees, crushed a car and broke a limb that hit a man.
  • Colorado man fined $1K for repeatedly feeding bears

    Colorado man fined $1K for repeatedly feeding bears

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-08-01 18:04:38 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-08-04 00:09:12 GMT
    A Colorado man has been fined $1,000 for intentionally feeding bears for the third time in the past eight years.
    A Colorado man has been fined $1,000 for intentionally feeding bears for the third time in the past eight years.
  • Couple thinks they found Prohibition-era booze in new home

    Couple thinks they found Prohibition-era booze in new home

    Friday, August 3 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-08-03 13:36:55 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-08-03 20:44:18 GMT
    A couple moving into a Massachusetts home have uncovered what they believe is a stash of Prohibition-era booze.
    A couple moving into a Massachusetts home have uncovered what they believe is a stash of Prohibition-era booze.
  • Grieving orca highlights plight of endangered whales

    Grieving orca highlights plight of endangered whales

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-08-01 16:59:52 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-08-03 20:07:18 GMT
    (Michael Weiss/Center for Whale Research via AP). FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, July 24, 2018, provided by the Center for Whale Research, a baby orca whale is being pushed by her mother after being born off the Canada coast near Victoria, Br...(Michael Weiss/Center for Whale Research via AP). FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, July 24, 2018, provided by the Center for Whale Research, a baby orca whale is being pushed by her mother after being born off the Canada coast near Victoria, Br...
    Whale researchers are keeping close watch on an endangered orca that has spent the past week carrying and keeping her dead calf afloat in Pacific Northwest waters.
    Whale researchers are keeping close watch on an endangered orca that has spent the past week carrying and keeping her dead calf afloat in Pacific Northwest waters.
  • National Comedy Center opens in 'I Love Lucy' star's town

    National Comedy Center opens in 'I Love Lucy' star's town

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-08-01 15:52:24 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:37:49 GMT
    The National Comedy Center is open for laughs in "I Love Lucy" comedian Lucille Ball's hometown, with Amy Schumer, Lewis Black and Dan Aykroyd among comedians set to appear during this week's grand opening...
    The National Comedy Center is open for laughs in "I Love Lucy" comedian Lucille Ball's hometown, with Amy Schumer, Lewis Black and Dan Aykroyd among comedians set to appear during this week's grand opening celebration.
  • New Delhi robbers escape with valuable commodity: Hair

    New Delhi robbers escape with valuable commodity: Hair

    Thursday, August 2 2018 4:54 AM EDT2018-08-02 08:54:09 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:26:19 GMT
    Police say three men posing as customers robbed a small New Delhi workshop late last week and fled with a valuable commodity: Hair.
    Police say three men posing as customers robbed a small New Delhi workshop late last week and fled with a valuable commodity: Hair.
  • Python that went missing during California fire is found

    Python that went missing during California fire is found

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-08-01 02:03:46 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:23:11 GMT
    A 14-foot python that went missing after a pet store was evacuated during a Northern California wildfire has been found safe.
    A 14-foot python that went missing after a pet store was evacuated during a Northern California wildfire has been found safe.
  • Injured Chicago Cubs fan feels 'lucky to be alive'

    Injured Chicago Cubs fan feels 'lucky to be alive'

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-07-31 20:10:15 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-08-03 13:38:58 GMT
    A man, who was wearing a plastic bucket on his head when a large metal pin fell from Wrigley Field's centerfield scoreboard during a Chicago Cubs game, says he feels lucky to be alive.
    A man, who was wearing a plastic bucket on his head when a large metal pin fell from Wrigley Field's centerfield scoreboard during a Chicago Cubs game, says he feels lucky to be alive.
  • Two love: Identical twin brothers to wed identical sisters

    Two love: Identical twin brothers to wed identical sisters

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-07-31 18:40:10 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-08-02 22:40:34 GMT
    Two sets of 24-year-old identical twins had their first date together, became engaged at the same time and are now preparing to tie the knot in Michigan this weekend.
    Two sets of 24-year-old identical twins had their first date together, became engaged at the same time and are now preparing to tie the knot in Michigan this weekend.
  • Marilyn Manson handcuffed in Maine, but it's just a joke

    Marilyn Manson handcuffed in Maine, but it's just a joke

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-07-31 19:40:13 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-08-02 21:56:18 GMT
    No, Marilyn Manson didn't get arrested in Bangor, Maine.
    No, Marilyn Manson didn't get arrested in Bangor, Maine.
  • Out of line: New Zealand girl gets sexist road signs changed

    Out of line: New Zealand girl gets sexist road signs changed

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-08-01 06:51:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-08-02 17:50:23 GMT
    (Vector/New Zealand Herald via AP). This May 2015, photo supplied from Vector, shows a sign for staff working on power lines in Auckland, New Zealand. Seven-year-old Zoe Carew knew it wasn't right when she saw people working on power lines near the roa...(Vector/New Zealand Herald via AP). This May 2015, photo supplied from Vector, shows a sign for staff working on power lines in Auckland, New Zealand. Seven-year-old Zoe Carew knew it wasn't right when she saw people working on power lines near the roa...
    New Zealand road signs will now acknowledge work crews can include women as well as men, thanks to a 7-year-old girl.
    New Zealand road signs will now acknowledge work crews can include women as well as men, thanks to a 7-year-old girl.
  • 2 drivers cited for going too slow under Idaho's new law

    2 drivers cited for going too slow under Idaho's new law

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-07-31 17:05:09 GMT
    Wednesday, August 1 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-08-01 18:27:25 GMT
    Idaho police are starting to enforce a new law that targets slow drivers using the passing lanes of highways.
    Idaho police are starting to enforce a new law that targets slow drivers using the passing lanes of highways.
  • San Antonio Aquarium recovers shark stolen in baby stroller

    San Antonio Aquarium recovers shark stolen in baby stroller

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-07-31 10:34:46 GMT
    Wednesday, August 1 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-08-01 17:47:51 GMT
    A shark police say was snatched from a petting tank at the San Antonio Aquarium and wheeled out in a baby stroller is back home alive after investigators said a person confessed to the deed.
    A shark police say was snatched from a petting tank at the San Antonio Aquarium and wheeled out in a baby stroller is back home alive after investigators said a person confessed to the deed.
  • Highway Patrol officer rescues fawn from California wildfire

    Highway Patrol officer rescues fawn from California wildfire

    Monday, July 30 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-07-31 00:03:36 GMT
    Wednesday, August 1 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-08-01 17:06:25 GMT
    (California Highway Patrol via AP). In this photo released July 28, 2018, by the California Highway Patrol, Sergeant David Fawson holds a month-old fawn that was located by Cal Fire without a mother inside the Carr Fire line near Redding, Calif. Sawson...(California Highway Patrol via AP). In this photo released July 28, 2018, by the California Highway Patrol, Sergeant David Fawson holds a month-old fawn that was located by Cal Fire without a mother inside the Carr Fire line near Redding, Calif. Sawson...
    A CHP officer who rescued a month-old fawn from a Northern California wildfire has become an internet sensation.
    A CHP officer who rescued a month-old fawn from a Northern California wildfire has become an internet sensation.
  • New England senators seek to designate National Lobster Day

    New England senators seek to designate National Lobster Day

    Saturday, July 28 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-07-28 15:27:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 1 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-08-01 06:51:29 GMT
    U.S. senators from New England want to grant the lobster another national day of celebration.
    U.S. senators from New England want to grant the lobster another national day of celebration.
  • Airport uses massive maple syrup jugs to pitch food website

    Airport uses massive maple syrup jugs to pitch food website

    Saturday, July 28 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-07-28 19:27:16 GMT
    Wednesday, August 1 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-08-01 06:29:02 GMT
    A Vermont airport is displaying 7-foot-tall maple syrup jugs to remind travelers they can buy the state staple online instead of losing it at security when their liquids get confiscated.
    A Vermont airport is displaying 7-foot-tall maple syrup jugs to remind travelers they can buy the state staple online instead of losing it at security when their liquids get confiscated.
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  • Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

    Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:53:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:09:09 GMT
    (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah is viewed. The U.S. government is issuing draft proposals for how it would like to manage two natio...(Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah is viewed. The U.S. government is issuing draft proposals for how it would like to manage two natio...
    The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year.
    The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year.
  • Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

    Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:53:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:05:18 GMT
    A man swimming off Cape Cod has been attacked by a shark and is being airlifted to a hospital.
    A man swimming off Cape Cod has been attacked by a shark and is being airlifted to a hospital.
  • Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoning

    Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoning

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:08:15 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:05:07 GMT
    (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP, File). FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2012, file photo, the Most Rev. Donald Trautman, second from left, retiring bishop of Erie, Pa., prays and lays his hands on the head of Monsignor Lawrence T. Persico, kneeling...(Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP, File). FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2012, file photo, the Most Rev. Donald Trautman, second from left, retiring bishop of Erie, Pa., prays and lays his hands on the head of Monsignor Lawrence T. Persico, kneeling...
    Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst. But in dozens of other...
    Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst. But in dozens of other dioceses, there has been no reckoning.
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