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Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 09:43 AM EST

Vermont Town Elects Goat as Honorary Mayor

Vermont Town Elects Goat as Honorary Mayor

A 3-year-old Nubian goat is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven. The goat named Lincoln was chosen by townspeople for the one-year honorary post at the...

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 11:18 AM EST

Snowbound Oregon Man Ate Taco Sauce Packets, Survived 5 Days

Snowbound Oregon Man Ate Taco Sauce Packets, Survived 5 Days

A man whose car was stranded in central Oregon snow for five days survived by eating taco sauce packets and starting the engine periodically to warm up. A snowmobiler found Jeremy Taylor, 36, of Sunriver, on...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 06:10 PM EST

Justice Returns to Nest, But Finds Liberty Has Moved On

Justice Returns to Nest, But Finds Liberty Has Moved On

The high-flying drama that surrounded a Southwest D.C. bald eagle nest took it's latest turn Wednesday as Justice, the male eagle at the center of the drama, made a reappearance.

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 05:57 PM EST

2 Arrested in Buffet Brawl Over Crab Legs

2 Arrested in Buffet Brawl Over Crab Legs

Alabama police say a dispute over crab legs at a dinner buffet ended in a brawl that left two people facing misdemeanor charges. Huntsville police officer Gerald Johnson says he was eating at the Meteor Buffet...

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 at 02:05 PM EST

With Longtime Mate Gone, Liberty Moves On From SW DC Nest

With Longtime Mate Gone, Liberty Moves On From SW DC Nest

The drama surrounding a Southwest D.C. bald eagle nest is spinning into a tale of animal kingdom resilience — And a lesson on how birds could be affected by very human emotions like stress and grief.

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 04:16 AM EST

World's Largest Bee, Feared Extinct, Found in Indonesia

World's Largest Bee, Feared Extinct, Found in Indonesia

The world’s largest bee, last seen by a scientist in 1981, is not extinct after all, NBC News reported. A single female was found and documented earlier this year on an Indonesian island, an Australian...

Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 02:54 PM EST

Man Stomps on Head of Diddy Statue at Madame Tussauds: NYPD

Man Stomps on Head of Diddy Statue at Madame Tussauds: NYPD

A man knocked over a wax figure of Sean "P. Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds in Times Square, causing the head to fall off. He then stomped on the head, police said Sunday.

Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 at 01:03 PM EST

Where’s Justice? High Drama Unfolds in SW DC Bald Eagle Nest

Where’s Justice? High Drama Unfolds in SW DC Bald Eagle Nest

A high drama is unfolding in the nest of Liberty and Justice, two bald eagles who have hatched several eaglets above the police academy in Southwest D.C. over the last 15 years.

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 at 10:05 AM EST

Police: Woman Hid Mom's Body With Blankets, Air Fresheners

Police: Woman Hid Mom's Body With Blankets, Air Fresheners

Authorities say a woman hid her mother's decomposing body inside their Virginia home for weeks, covering it with dozens of blankets and surrounding it with air fresheners to mask the smell.

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 05:27 AM EST

Real Estate Investors Unknowingly Buy Booby-Trapped House

Real Estate Investors Unknowingly Buy Booby-Trapped House

A team of Philadelphia real estate investors was lucky to avoid what could have been a tragedy after coming across a stairway booby-trapped with a swinging knife. Ekrem Uysaler said he and his team were scoping...

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