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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 04:42 PM CDT

Bear and Cub Get Stuck in Tree

Bear and Cub Get Stuck in Tree

Authorities in Amesbury, Massachusetts, managed to remove a bear and her cub from a neighborhood tree after they got stuck Tuesday morning. The mother bear dropped from the tree and into the waiting arms -...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 07:41 PM CDT

Gecko Butt-Dials 'Bazillion' Times From Hawaii Seal Hospital

Gecko Butt-Dials 'Bazillion' Times From Hawaii Seal Hospital

If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals, you were butt-dialed. Or, more specifically, foot-dialed. By a gecko.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 01:35 PM CDT

NJ Runner Struck by Deer Still Manages to Finish Race

NJ Runner Struck by Deer Still Manages to Finish Race

A runner who was struck by a deer during a half marathon in New Jersey still managed to cross the finish line. Christina Sanchez tells the Asbury Park Press she was on Mile 10 of the Jersey Shore Half Marathon...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 06:11 AM CDT

Treasure Hunters Challenge FBI Over Dig for Legendary Gold

Treasure Hunters Challenge FBI Over Dig for Legendary Gold

Surrounded by dozens of stone-faced FBI agents on a frigid winter's day, Dennis and Kem Parada stared down at the empty hole and knew something wasn't right. The father-son duo spent years combing this bit...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 10:14 AM CDT
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By Christian Paz

Hundreds of Corgis Descend on DC's Jefferson Memorial

Hundreds of corgis and other dogs from across the D.C. area gathered at the Thom...View gallery

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Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 07:33 AM CDT

Rock Used as Doorstop Is Actually a Meteorite Worth $100K

Rock Used as Doorstop Is Actually a Meteorite Worth $100K

A Michigan man curious about a rock he'd used for decades as a doorstop now knows its secret: it's a meteorite worth $100,000. In fact, the nearly 23-pound hunk of iron and nickel is the sixth largest meteorite...

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 08:08 PM CDT

Banksy Artwork Self-Destructs Moment After $1.4 Million Sale

Banksy Artwork Self-Destructs Moment After $1.4 Million Sale

Art prankster Banksy has struck again. A work by the elusive street artist self-destructed in front of startled auction-goers on Friday, moments after being sold for 1.04 million pounds ($1.4 million). In an...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 10:55 AM CDT

8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword From Swedish Lake

8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword From Swedish Lake

Her name conjures up Old Nordic tales about heroic accomplishments and that's exactly what Saga this summer did when she stumbled on a pre-Viking-era sword in a southern Sweden lake. Saga Vanecek, 8, was...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 06:49 AM CDT

Drunk Flying: Minnesotans Call Cops on Buzzed Birds

Drunk Flying: Minnesotans Call Cops on Buzzed Birds

Police in a small northern Minnesota community have been taking some strange calls about birds that seem to be intoxicated. Citizens in Gilbert on the state's Iron Range have reported the birds flying into...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 03:54 PM CDT

Video Shows Wild Tractor Trailer Chase End

Video Shows Wild Tractor Trailer Chase End

Newly released dash cam video shows a bizarre tractor theft came to a shocking end. When a deputy tried to arrest Charles McNeil, the video shows McNeil running away. Officials said McNeil hit the deputy as...

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