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Thailand's coin-eating turtle dies of blood poisoning

After having nearly a thousand coins removed from its stomach in a four-hour operation two weeks ago, the turtle – nicknamed "Omsin," ...

March 21, 2017 9:20 AM


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Ducky in, thimble out as Monopoly tokens

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- The boot, wheelbarrow and thimble tokens have been ousted in the latest version of Monopoly in favor of a Tyrannosau ...

March 17, 2017 3:09 PM


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Danish teenager finds WWII plane in mire

A Danish teenager has found parts of a German World War II airplane that likely crashed in a northern Denmark swamp 72 years ago – inc ...

March 09, 2017 11:52 AM


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Holy cow! California police find 2 calves crammed inside car

It was one of the more unusual calls the California Highway Patrol has received: Someone reported seeing a cow trying to climb out of a smal ...

March 07, 2017 12:40 PM


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Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

Tossing coins in a fountain for luck is a popular superstition, but a similar belief brought misery to a sea turtle in Thailand from whom do ...

March 06, 2017 8:28 AM


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Flip the script: Cursive sees revival in school instruction

Cursive writing is looping back into style in schools across the country after a generation of students who know only keyboarding, texting a ...

March 05, 2017 9:29 AM


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Philly museum adds outdoor exhibit

PHILADELPHIA – The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia is taking art to the streets – and bringing the streets into the museum &nd ...

February 23, 2017 1:01 AM


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Trump wigs in big demand during Carnival season in Austria

So many people want to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria that some costume shops have run out of wigs mimicking the U.S. presi ...

February 20, 2017 2:06 PM


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Man receives donated face

ROCHESTER, Minn. – He’d been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image ...

February 19, 2017 1:00 AM


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Player benched when ice rescue causes him to miss team bus

CLAYTON, N.Y. -- A New York high school basketball player who helped rescue an ice fisherman from Lake Ontario was kept from suiting up for ...

February 15, 2017 2:43 PM


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Too much self-tanning lotion? Orange gator puzzles residents

No one seems to know why there's an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston.

February 09, 2017 2:43 PM


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Painting stolen by Nazis returned to Jewish owner's heirs

Some 80 years after a German Jewish art owner was forced by Nazis to sell his entire collection, the FBI has returned one of the pieces to i ...

February 08, 2017 2:41 PM


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Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfish

Chicago's Shedd Aquarium has euthanized an Australian lungfish that had been on display there for more than 80 years.

February 06, 2017 2:18 PM


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'Notorious' potbelly pig apprehended in Oregon

Residents of Forest Grove, Oregon, can finally rest easy after months of anxiety.

February 06, 2017 9:46 AM


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Virginia search continues for red panda, absconder of zoos

Red pandas are the Houdinis of zoos.

February 02, 2017 3:40 PM