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Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

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Truck dumps 40,000 pounds of chicken feathers on highway

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A semi-truck made in Washington state dumped about 40,000 pounds (more than 18,000 kilograms) of chicken feathers across Interstate 5. More>>

Man walking home from train station followed by pig

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Police in a Cleveland suburb thought they had a drunk on their hands when a man called to report a pig was following him home from a train station. More>>

Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

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Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain. More>>

Bear trashes interior of Connecticut woman's car

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Bear gets into Connecticut woman's car, shreds the interior, then runs into the woods. More>>

Loose horses tie up rush-hour traffic in Massachusetts

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Two horses that got loose on a Massachusetts highway and tied up rush-hour traffic have been safely corralled and returned to their owners. More>>

93-year-old makes first hole-in-one in 65 years of golfing

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A 93-year-old Ohio man made his first hole-in-one in 65 years of golfing and then walked off the course for good a few holes later. More>>

City looks for answers after zombie alert sent to residents

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Officials say they still don't know who sent a "zombie alert" to residents of a Florida city following a power outage. More>>

Roo-ting out trouble: Rogue S Carolina kangaroo nabbed again

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South Carolina's most talented escape artist may be a kangaroo. More>>

Grocery sees dirty word in 'Summa Cum Laude,' censors cake

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A South Carolina woman isn't happy a grocery store censored her honor graduate son's cake, which was supposed to include the Latin phrase "Summa Cum Laude". More>>

Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

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The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip. More>>

6 young squirrels rescued from ordeal of tangled tails

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Six young squirrels whose tails were stuck together by tree sap are recovering after a Nebraska wildlife expert untangled them. More>>

Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets player's ear

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Marc-Andre Fleury gave Blake Wheeler quite an earful in Vegas' playoff win over Winnipeg. More>>

Ammo box falls from military chopper, crashes into school

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Authorities are trying to determine how a box of ammunition fell from a military helicopter and crashed through the roof of a school in Texas. More>>

Owner of $85M apartment offers trip to space with purchase

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The owner for a New York City condominium is offering a trip to outer space included with the purchase of an $85 million dollar apartment. More>>

Man arrested for posing as Texas high school athlete

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Police say a 25-year-old man posed as a 17-year-old Hurricane Harvey evacuee at Dallas high schools for nine months in order to compete on the basketball court. More>>

Person in Spider-Man costume hangs out on Boston train

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A person sporting a Spider-Man costume joined commuters on a Boston subway train _ dangling from a handrail. More>>

Audio clip spurs social media debate over yanny or laurel

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Do you hear what I hear. More>>

Police praise Wisconsin students for prank that was illusion

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Police had praise for students who created an illusion for a senior class prank that appeared to show a car had crashed into the principal's office. More>>

Domestic dispute in Germany: Man arguing with a parrot

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Police were called to investigate a domestic disturbance in a southern German town _ and found a man arguing with a parrot. More>>

Woman fired after cops seize laxative-laced brownies

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A Michigan engineering company employee has been fired after police determined she baked laxatives into brownies intended for a departing colleague's send-off. More>>

German police bring in crane to get 5 buffalo off autobahn

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Police called in a crane to lift five fugitive water buffalo off a highway in western Germany during an operation that lasted about nine hours. More>>

Ex-lawmaker: Naked man tackled on Alaska Airlines flight

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A retired Alaska state lawmaker says a naked passenger was tackled and detained on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska. More>>

Man accused of stealing cruiser slipped through tiny opening

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Video captures man charged with stealing a police cruiser slipping through an 11-by-11 inch opening while handcuffed to get into the driver's seat. More>>

Marriage proposal upstaged by 3-year-old's call of nature

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A Michigan boy found a way to make his mark on the occasion of his mother's marriage proposal. More>>

Better late than never: Library gets book 47 years overdue

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A book nearly five decades overdue has been returned to the San Francisco Public Library. More>>

Any doctor on board? US surgeon general gives aid on plane

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Is there a doctor on board? No less than the U.S. surgeon general steps up to help with a medical emergency aboard a commercial flight. More>>

Buried treasure found in NYC; pirates nowhere in sight

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Buried treasure worth $52,000 found in NYC; pirates nowhere in sight, though original owners have been found. More>>

Bee on the lookout: Georgia keeper stung by $20K hive heist

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A Georgia beekeeper says thieves stole dozens of hives, taking off with up to $20,000 worth of equipment. More>>

Fugitive accidentally dials 911, officers take him to jail

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A fugitive who's wanted in North Carolina accidentally dialed 911 while he was in upstate New York, and he's now behind bars. More>>

Chinese tourists spark anger in Vietnam over map on shirts

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A group of Chinese tourists wearing T-shirts depicting the country's territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea has sparked anger in Vietnam. More>>

Did a Labrador mix snap a group selfie? Looks that way

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An Ohio dog daycare photo has gone viral for capturing what looks like a group of four-legged friends taking a selfie. More>>

Ohio transit bus driver accident-free over 1 million miles

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If you need to ride a public transit bus in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, there's no better person to have behind the wheel than Godwin McNeal. More>>

Michigan police department picks "Pawfficer"

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A suburban Detroit police department is giving another cat a chance to take the law in her claws. More>>

Iowa man says his dog shot him while they were playing

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With best friends like these, who needs enemies? An Iowa man says his dog inadvertently shot him while they were roughhousing Wednesday. More>>

Student takes Danny DeVito cardboard cutout to prom

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A Pennsylvania high school student took an unorthodox approach to prom and brought a cardboard cutout of actor Danny DeVito to the dance. More>>

Museum to display mummified monkey found in air duct

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A mummified monkey found in the air ducts of a former department store in downtown Minneapolis last month is going on display. More>>

Woman angry at utility worker, leaves her suspended in lift

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Police in New Jersey say a woman got angry at a cable utility worker, so she left him stranded in the air on his utility lift by turning off his truck. More>>

Couple get up-close view of moose that stares through window

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A New Hampshire couple have gotten an up-close view of a moose that wandered into their yard, right up to their window. More>>

Father, daughter get Temple University degrees together

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A father and daughter in Philadelphia walked across the stage together to get their undergraduate degrees from Temple University. More>>

'Joggling' record: Man sets mark for running while juggling

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Massachusetts college student has run a 4:43 mile while juggling, a feat if verified would be a world record. More>>

Can you spare a dime? Truck full of coins crashes in Nevada

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A semi-trailer truck hauling $800,000 worth of dimes crashed into a guard rail on an interstate near Las Vegas, spilling thousands of coins along the side of the road. More>>

Black bear devours 2 dozen cupcakes left in baker's car

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The smell of two dozen cupcakes in a baker's car was too much for a black bear in New Jersey. More>>

A sticky mess: liquid chocolate spills onto Polish highway

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A tractor-trailer has overturned on a Polish highway, spilling tons of liquid chocolate that are solidifying into a huge sticky mess. More>>

Firefighter gets creative with marriage proposal

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Firefighters helped one of their own to ask his girlfriend to marry him. More>>

Dog rescued from Colorado wastewater treatment plant

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An English mastiff from Colorado who ended up in the water at a wastewater treatment plan survived the ordeal thanks to a plant worker and Pueblo West firefighters. More>>

Rescuers bitten after mistaking bobcats for domestic kittens

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Three people suffered bites when the kittens they rescued from a San Antonio alley turned out to be ravenous bobcat cubs. More>>

Video shows 11-year-old escaping Chicago-area carjacking Video included

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Surveillance video shows an 11-year-old girl jumping out of a carjacked SUV in suburban Chicago as her father tries to stop a car driven by the carjacker's accomplice. More>>

State trooper uses jerky to rescue pup from highway

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A Massachusetts state trooper has rescued a dog running loose in the middle of an interstate with the bribe of a homemade snack. More>>

Raccoon family drops through ceiling of Michigan home

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A family of raccoons created a chaotic scene when they fell through the ceiling of a Michigan home. More>>

Walrus surprise residents in remote Alaska village

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Residents of a remote Alaska village have been spotting Pacific walrus in unusual places. More>>

Drunken man's choice of bed causes Munich commuter chaos

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An intoxicated man's ill-advised decision to spend the night on a freight train caused commuter chaos in Munich as police had to shut down all traffic at a busy station to look for him. More>>

Colorado woman cited after microwave blows up urine sample

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A Colorado woman has been cited by police after a container of what appeared to be urine blew up as she was heating it up in a microwave oven at a 7-Eleven. More>>

New way to see art? Paris museum welcomes naked visitors

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Nudists paid a clothes-free visit to a contemporary art museum in Paris. More>>

Ohio couple awakens to find stranger asleep on couch

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Authorities say a couple in Ohio was startled to find a stranger who had helped himself to leftover Easter candy and then fell asleep on the couch of their apartment. More>>

Hungry bear breaks into California home, snacks on fruit

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A hungry bear broke into a California home and snacked on bread and fruit before sheriff's deputies were able to chase it away. More>>

Florida woman's gruesome roach-in-ear tale goes viral

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Florida woman makes entire nation squeamish while reading her account of waking up with roach in ear. More>>

Benedict Arnold's hair to be displayed at fort he captured

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A rarely displayed lock of infamous American traitor Benedict Arnold's hair will be exhibited at the fort he helped capture in opening weeks of the Revolutionary War. More>>

Fingerprint left in Play-Doh leads to shoplifting suspect

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A Massachusetts police department says a fingerprint left in a hunk of Play-Doh led them to a shoplifting suspect. More>>

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