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Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 05:39 AM EST

12 Most Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses: Report

12 Most Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses: Report

A new report revealed 12 of the most bizarre late-to-work excuses, and the list contains a bear, a lizard and a lot of Vaseline. CareerBuilder surveyed nearly 2,600 hiring and human resources managers and more...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 10:42 AM EST

Goat-Tiger Odd Couple May Be Over

Goat-Tiger Odd Couple May Be Over

A romance that enchanted Russia may be over: Timur the goat and Amur the tiger have had a fight and aren't together anymore. In November, the goat was placed in the tiger's compound in a wildlife park...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 10:31 AM EST
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By Amanda Dingyuan Hou

Unbelievable Animals: Kinkajou Sleeps on Woman's Chest

Check out some of the craziest animals and the stories behind them. View gallery

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Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 01:19 PM EST

Repairman Finds 200-Pound Gator Kept in Basement for 26 Years

Repairman Finds 200-Pound Gator Kept in Basement for 26 Years

A man in south suburban Lansing kept an alligator at his house for over two decades without neighbors knowing, according to authorities. The 6-foot-long alligator spent most of its 26 years in a cage of...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 01:26 PM EST

Man in Clown Mask Robs Calif. Gas Station at Gunpoint

Man in Clown Mask Robs Calif. Gas Station at Gunpoint

A robber wearing a clown mask held up a San Bernardino, California, gas station at gunpoint Monday, and police say that business may not have been his first target of the night. About 10 p.m., surveillance...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 10:40 AM EST

Mammoth Bones Unearthed on Oregon State Football Field

Mammoth Bones Unearthed on Oregon State Football Field

Construction workers have unearthed the bones of a mammoth and other ice age mammals on the Oregon State University football field. Crews working on an expansion around Reser Stadium found a femur from one...

Nonprofits Win 21st Century Solutions Grants
A nonprofit that shapes young male inmates into role models, an organization aiming to end D.C. homelessness and a business providing training to Anacostia residents are getting a total of $100,000 in grants... Read more
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