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Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 09:59 PM EDT

Margarita-Loving Bear Takes a Dip in a California Hot Tub

Margarita-Loving Bear Takes a Dip in a California Hot Tub

Mark Hough had barely taken a sip of his Friday afternoon margarita when he heard twigs snapping and leaves rustling in his lush Altadena, California, backyard. At first he brushed it off as the sounds of...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 04:56 PM EDT

California Bear Relaxes in Hot Tub, Laps Up Margarita

California Bear Relaxes in Hot Tub, Laps Up Margarita

Mark Hough had barely taken a sip of his Friday afternoon margarita when he heard twigs snapping and leaves rustling in his lush Altadena, California, backyard. At first he brushed it off as the sounds of his...

Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 at 10:12 PM EDT

Guards Wait for Inmate to Pass Diamond Earrings He Swallowed

Guards Wait for Inmate to Pass Diamond Earrings He Swallowed

Guards at a Florida jail are taking on an unusual duty. They're monitoring the bathroom habits of an inmate charged with stealing and swallowing diamond earrings. Leesburg Police say Ryan Penman and his...

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 07:46 PM EDT

Man Standing on DTLA Freeway Sign Backflips to Safety

Man Standing on DTLA Freeway Sign Backflips to Safety

The 110 Freeway was closed in downtown Los Angeles during Wednesday morning's rush-hour commute due to a shirtless man standing on the freeway sign in an apparent protest against pollution.

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 04:53 AM EDT

Zsa Zsa, the English Bulldog, Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

Zsa Zsa, the English Bulldog, Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in...

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 10:23 AM EDT

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Sure, it's common in New York City to see men in suits commuting on the subway or in taxis -- but on a paddleboard across the Hudson River? That may be a first. Eunice Rivers was taking the ferry to work in...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 09:09 PM EDT

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

A flight attendant for a Chinese airline pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to smuggle two-dozen spotted and box turtles in a carry-on bag from Los Angeles to China.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 09:43 PM EDT

Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders

Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders

Daytona Beach firefighters on Thursday were working to rescue stranded riders after a roller coaster derailed on the boardwalk in that Florida city.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 11:47 PM EDT

Texan Uses Dead Cockroaches to Protest New Palm Trees

Texan Uses Dead Cockroaches to Protest New Palm Trees

A South Texas woman gave a small bag of dead cockroaches to a city official to protest newly planted palm trees that she blames for more unwanted bugs in her neighborhood. Patricia Polastri on Tuesday told the...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 04:57 AM EDT

Mass. City Aims for World Record With 64-Foot Paper Plane

Mass. City Aims for World Record With 64-Foot Paper Plane

Residents of a Massachusetts city are hoping to set a world record for the largest paper airplane. The Revolving Museum of Fitchburg revealed a 64-foot-long plane at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport on Tuesday....

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