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Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 at 05:59 AM CDT

Potato in Tailpipe Leads to Arson Charge Against Stripper

Potato in Tailpipe Leads to Arson Charge Against Stripper

A potato stuffed into a vehicle's tailpipe helped lead police to a Connecticut woman suspected of intentionally setting fire to a construction company in Prospect over a money dispute with her coworker at...

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016 at 09:32 PM CDT

Missing Google Street View, Faroe Islands Get 'Sheep View'

Missing Google Street View, Faroe Islands Get 'Sheep View'

If you were to take a tour of Europe's tiny, rocky Faroe Islands in Google Street View, you might see a lot of sheep. But you can't take a tour of the Faroe Islands in Google Street View, unlike much of the rest...

Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 06:23 PM CDT

Outgoing UK Leader Leaves News Conference Singing

Outgoing UK Leader Leaves News Conference Singing

David Cameron has gone out not with a bang, nor a whimper, but a mystery tune. Seconds after the British prime minister finished telling reporters of his intention to step down from office this week, he...

Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 01:29 PM CDT

NJ Pizzeria Flooded With Calls About Horror Video Game

NJ Pizzeria Flooded With Calls About Horror Video Game

A family-owned pizzeria in New Jersey has become inundated with calls from around the country asking if the restaurant inspired the setting for a popular online video game. Freddie's Restaurant and Pizzeria, in...

Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 10:16 AM CDT

Scary-Looking Fish Prompts Warning at Virginia Beach

Scary-Looking Fish Prompts Warning at Virginia Beach

Watch your step. A surfing group is warning beachgoers to watch their step after a scary-looking fish was found lurking in the Virginia Beach, Virginia, sand. The East Coast Surfing Championships wrote on their...

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 01:05 PM CDT

Daisi The Swimming Pig

Daisi The Swimming Pig

We've heard the expression, "when pigs fly," but what about when pigs swim? Meet Daisi - the seven month old swimming pig from Corinth.

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 08:39 AM CDT

2016 Gains Extra Second for Leap Year

2016 Gains Extra Second for Leap Year

International timekeepers are adding a leap second at year's end. Because Earth is slowing down a tad, occasionally timekeepers insert another second or two to match Earth's rotation and the precise atomic...

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 07:42 PM CDT

Mysterious Sound of Explosions Baffles Calif. City

Mysterious Sound of Explosions Baffles Calif. City

Susan Saunders began hearing the explosions at random hours, day and night, in February at her Alhambra home. The first one came at 3 a.m. "I thought, 'Somebody's blowing things up,'" said Saunders, 60.

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 09:37 AM CDT

Watch: Colorado Town Up for Sale

Watch: Colorado Town Up for Sale

If you're willing to spend $350,000, and relocate to Colorado, you may become the owner of an entire town.

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 02:52 PM CDT

Twin Sisters Give Birth on Same Day, at Same Time

Twin Sisters Give Birth on Same Day, at Same Time

Twin sisters gave birth on the same day, at the same time, in different states.

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