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Garden gnome alert: 400 missing in Austria

08/25/2014 4:50am
A leading Austrian political party has issued a garden gnome alert after 400 of its figurines disappeared from lamp posts used in campaigning.

Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

08/25/2014 8:12am
The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it.

Moose shows up at German office canteen

08/25/2014 10:20am
Maybe he got hungry?

Colorado marshal can't adjust to high altitude

08/25/2014 11:01am
Nederland, Colorado's town marshal says he is resigning after just six months because he can't adjust to the altitude.

Original Superman comic sells for record $3.2 million

08/25/2014 11:25am
A pristine copy of Action Comics #1 — which introduced Superman for the first time — sold on eBay for $3,207,852, a record. When it originally hit newsstands in 1938, the comic sold for 10 cents.

Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

08/25/2014 3:41pm
A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it — after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program.