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Ex-teacher charged with stealing $88K from Connecticut PTO

A Connecticut town's former teacher of the year has been charged with stealing more than $88,000 in Parent Teacher Organization funds.

September 19, 2017 10:40 am


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Cops: Man who didn't want to drink alone breaks in with beer

Police say a drunken Pennsylvania man who didn't want to drink alone forced his way into a woman's home and sat down with two 12-packs of...

September 18, 2017 10:50 am


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This week in odd news: 'Sewer war' and record-setting cats

Here's a very tall tail: Two record-setting cats are living together near Detroit.

September 16, 2017 8:47 am


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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were...

September 15, 2017 2:10 pm


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Crayola announces name of new blue hue

EASTON, Pa. -- Hello, Bluetiful. Crayola announced the name of its new blue crayon Thursday. Bluetiful was the top pick of fans during two...

September 14, 2017 2:20 pm


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The fanged, faceless sea creature that washed ashore during Harvey has been identified

After high winds and heavy rains brought by Hurricane Harvey, a mysterious sea creature with fangs and no face washed up on the shoreline...

September 14, 2017 12:00 pm


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Hunky cops photo prompts Facebook users to ask for arrests

A group selfie from some Florida police officers has caused a social media stir.

September 13, 2017 3:40 pm


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Sheriff's deputy delivers own son in back seat of family car

A sheriff's deputy in western New York has delivered his own son in the back seat of the family vehicle after his wife went into labor...

September 13, 2017 10:30 am


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Babies born on back-to-back days outside same Burger King

Two women have delivered healthy babies on back-to-back days in the parking lot of the same Burger King restaurant in New Jersey.

September 12, 2017 3:30 pm


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Reunited after 50 years, couple marries in hospital room

He was an Elvis Presley-loving sailor who spun records for the U.S. Navy radio station on the Caribbean base where he was stationed. She...

September 12, 2017 3:30 pm


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'Monkey selfie' lawsuit finally settled

The legal battle over who owned the ensuing "monkey selfies," on the other hand, stretched for nearly two years.

September 12, 2017 2:40 pm


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This week in odd news: Guinness records; 'Star Wars' maze

A long-tailed cat, an octogenarian bodybuilder and a five-inch long eyelash are included in the latest edition of Guinness World Records.

September 9, 2017 9:15 am


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Calif. man finds nude burglary suspect asleep in his bed

ANDERSON, Calif. -- A Northern California man arriving home from work this week discovered a naked woman he did not know asleep in his bed,...

September 8, 2017 12:40 pm