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Friday, Jan 1, 2016 at 07:58 PM EST

Zebra Reunited with Tx. Owner After Running Free

Zebra Reunited with Tx. Owner After Running Free

Officials in a North Texas county say a zebra found Friday afternoon is back home with its owner after a few hours of freedom. Sheriff Roger Deeds of Hood County said deputies found the zebra roaming just south...

Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 at 11:10 AM EST

'Break the Internet', 'Manspreading' Make Annual List of Banned Words

'Break the Internet', 'Manspreading' Make Annual List of Banned Words

So a university has decided, without holding a presser, that about a dozen words and phrases are problematic and should be banned from everyday use — and there are no plans to walk it back even if the...

Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 at 11:50 AM EST

Woman Beats DWI Charge With Claim Her Body Brews Alcohol

Woman Beats DWI Charge With Claim Her Body Brews Alcohol

Drunken-driving charges against an upstate New York woman have been dismissed based on an unusual defense: Her body is a brewery. The woman was arrested while driving with a blood-alcohol level more than four...

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 08:08 PM EST

Man's Opinions on Sex Thwart Teacher Certification

Man's Opinions on Sex Thwart Teacher Certification

The University of Hawaii didn't violate First Amendment rights when it denied a teaching certificate for a Caltech-educated aspiring high school teacher who expressed views condoning adults having sex with...

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 12:38 PM EST

Dead Body Kept as 'Shrine' in Phoenix Woman's Apartment

Dead Body Kept as 'Shrine' in Phoenix Woman's Apartment

Police have arrested a Phoenix woman they said kept a dead woman on her couch and believed she was a shrine from God before authorities found the body.

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 04:30 PM EST

Deputies: Woman Drank While Riding Wal-Mart Cart

Deputies: Woman Drank While Riding Wal-Mart Cart

A Florida woman has been accused of taking methamphetamine and driving a motorized shopping cart through a Wal-Mart while drinking wine and eating sushi and cinnamon rolls. According to a Citrus County...

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 09:41 AM EST

Runaway Emu Finds Home on Delaware Ranch

Runaway Emu Finds Home on Delaware Ranch

A wayward emu that eluded police and animal control officers in Delaware for months now has a place to call home. The emu, now named Eddie Horace, has found a home at Cathy Capone's Square Dog Ranch near...

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 at 02:38 PM EST

Man Stabbed by 400-Pound Woman 'With a Beard'

Man Stabbed by 400-Pound Woman 'With a Beard'

San Diego police are searching for a heavyset woman with facial hair who allegedly stabbed a man in the neck after he asked a group of people for a cigarette in the East Village.

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 at 02:11 PM EST

Calif. Mom Uses Stinky Tactic Against Mail Thieves

Calif. Mom Uses Stinky Tactic Against Mail Thieves

Michaela Roekle has always taught her children that there is a moral to every story. So with two days until Christmas, Roekle, who has had her mail stolen from her Corona, California, home six times in the past...

Monday, Dec 21, 2015 at 12:54 PM EST

Man Legally Changes Name to Darth Vader

Man Legally Changes Name to Darth Vader

Darth Vader is a tattooed 43-year-old former Marine who owns a gym and is raising funds online for a bone marrow transplant. The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reports that a western New York man...

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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