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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...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 12:08 PM CDT

A Hole in Arkansas Is a Flame-Spouting Mystery

A Hole in Arkansas Is a Flame-Spouting Mystery

Officials in northern Arkansas are investigating the cause of a mysterious hole in the ground that spouted flames into the air for more than 40 minutes. Investigators have ruled out methane as the source of the...

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 05:21 AM CDT

Couple Sets Up Tent on Subway, Crawl Inside, Smoke: Witness

Couple Sets Up Tent on Subway, Crawl Inside, Smoke: Witness

A couple got onto a subway train at the start of the evening rush Friday, set up a tent, crawled inside and brazenly began smoking drugs to the shock and disgust of other passengers in the train car, one of whom...

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 at 08:50 PM CDT

Proposed Robot Brothel Could Open in Houston

Proposed Robot Brothel Could Open in Houston

A Canadian company says it wants to open a so-called robot brothel in Houston, but it's getting pushback from officials and community groups.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 08:58 PM CDT

Mosquitoes in Field Forced Booze Bandit to Surrender: Police

Mosquitoes in Field Forced Booze Bandit to Surrender: Police

Mosquitos drove a man out of the Wisconsin cornfield he was hiding in after police say he swiped more than $500 in liquor from a Piggly Wiggly supermarket and led authorities on a three-mile car chase. A...

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