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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 02:58 PM EDT

Woman Turns to Firefighters for Help With Blazed Pet Raccoon

Woman Turns to Firefighters for Help With Blazed Pet Raccoon

Firefighters in central Indiana had a strange problem on their hands this week: hashing out what to do with a raccoon its owner said was stoned. A woman awoke firefighters at Station 82 in Wayne Township, east...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:38 PM EDT

'It Smells Like Death': Alabama Endures NYC 'Poop Train'

'It Smells Like Death': Alabama Endures NYC 'Poop Train'

A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench like a giant backed-up toilet — and the "poop train" is just the latest example of the South being...

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 at 02:34 PM EDT

N. Carolina Reporter Takes on Tarantula Burger Challenge

N. Carolina Reporter Takes on Tarantula Burger Challenge

One intrepid reporter from WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, decided to take on Bull City Burger’s Exotic Meats Month challenge by eating a burger garnished with an oven-roasted tarantula.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 08:39 AM EDT

A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

The mummified carcass of a monkey found in the air ducts of a century-old downtown Minneapolis department store has triggered a mystery. The monkey quickly had his own Twitter account, the state's governor...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 10:53 AM EDT

'Tiger' Reported Running in NYC Streets; Cops Find Raccoon

'Tiger' Reported Running in NYC Streets; Cops Find Raccoon

A report of a tiger running amok in the streets of Manhattan briefly caused a social media frenzy early Thursday, as reporters scrambled to find photos of the ferocious feline and warn civilians to stay out...

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 08:42 PM EDT

Giant Dust Storm Covers Texas City

Giant Dust Storm Covers Texas City

A giant dust storm, also known as a haboob, covered Midland, Texas, Tuesday. This time lapse video shows the approaching storm front, which carried winds that reached 30 mph.

Sunday, Apr 1, 2018 at 02:25 PM EDT

DC Council Trolls White House on April Fools' Day

DC Council Trolls White House on April Fools' Day

April Fools' Day didn't stymie the DC Council's snarky Twitter feed.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 12:45 PM EDT
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Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 03:38 PM EDT

S. Carolina Clown Aims to Unseat GOP Rep. in Congress

S. Carolina Clown Aims to Unseat GOP Rep. in Congress

A clown is running for Congress. That's not a joke. Steve Lough is wearing his red nose with pride, appearing in clown makeup on his campaign website as he runs against four others in South Carolina's...

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 at 10:56 PM EDT

Florida Woman ‘Marries’ 100-Year-Old Tree, Hoping To Save It

Florida Woman ‘Marries’ 100-Year-Old Tree, Hoping To Save It

Karen Cooper was ready to go out on a limb to save her beloved, so she got married — to a tree. Specifically, a giant ficus that’s shaded Snell Family Park in Fort Myers, Florida, for more than a century. The...

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