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Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 06:22 AM CST

Harambe-Like Cheeto Sold on eBay

Harambe-Like Cheeto Sold on eBay

A Cheeto that bears a striking resemblance to slain gorilla Harambe has sold for nearly $100,000 online.

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 05:48 AM CST

What the Fluff? An American Lunchbox Icon Is Turning 100

What the Fluff? An American Lunchbox Icon Is Turning 100

Fluff turns 100 this year. The marshmallow concoction that has been smeared on a century's worth of schoolchildren's sandwiches has inspired a festival and other sticky remembrances. Every year, between 5...

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 05:11 PM CST

Seized Heroin Bore Trump's Image

Seized Heroin Bore Trump's Image

It might be called the art of the drug deal: Florida authorities seized scores of individually wrapped heroin packets stamped with the image of President Donald Trump. As Tampa news station WFLA reports, law...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 03:07 PM CST

Abilene Family Finds 24 Rattlesnakes in Home

Abilene Family Finds 24 Rattlesnakes in Home

Abilene mother of five Cassie McFadden woke up to a surprise when her four-year-old son ran into the bedroom and informed her of a snake in their toilet.

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 10:14 AM CST

Cartwheeling Teacher Arrested for Indecent Exposure

Cartwheeling Teacher Arrested for Indecent Exposure

A substitute teacher in northern Oklahoma was arrested after reportedly doing a cartwheel in front of students while wearing a skirt but no undergarments.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 06:18 PM CST

Chaos in Kentucky Courtroom

Chaos in Kentucky Courtroom

Two women are behind bars after a chaotic hearing in a Louisville, Kentucky courtroom.

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 05:36 AM CST

California's Groundhog Is a Tortoise

California's Groundhog Is a Tortoise

When is a groundhog a tortoise? It sounds like it might be a riddle from a whimsical storybook or some age-old philosophical question, the kind of brainteaser that makes us ponder the nature of animalia,...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 10:15 AM CST

German Researchers Claim Discovery of Nazi Sub Off Azores

German Researchers Claim Discovery of Nazi Sub Off Azores

German researchers say they have found a Nazi-era submarine that sunk in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. The Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation says the wreck of U-581 was found last September at a depth...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 02:55 PM CST

Swipe Right: Dutch Orangutans Try Computer Dating

Swipe Right: Dutch Orangutans Try Computer Dating

How does a primate find a date when they're confined to an urban jungle? Orangutans in a Dutch zoo may get a high-tech helping hand thanks to a research project that is being likened to a Tinder dating app for...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 11:04 AM CST

Pet Python Stuck in Owner's Ear

Pet Python Stuck in Owner's Ear

A Portland woman rushed to the emergency room after her pet snake became stuck in her gauged earlobe.

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