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UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 4:11pm

London Bridge may cross The Thames, but it won't fly as a sport.

AP PHOTOS: Town fest sees thief figure pelted with turnips

Iain Sullivan and Daniel Ochoa By Olza, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 12:42pm

Dozens of people ran through the streets of this tiny southwestern Spanish town Thursday trying to pelt a beast-like figure representing a farm thief with, appropriately, tons of turnips.

Zebra shark surprises scientists by giving birth without male

Anna Cummins, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 11:06am

A female zebra shark in an Australian aquarium has astounded scientists by producing live offspring asexually, three years after being separated from her long-term mate.

Meet Arson, Utah's first 'firehouse therapy dog'

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 10:25pm

At the Pleasant Grove Fire Department, one firefighter's only job is to play fetch with his fellow employees.

Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 years

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 9:52pm

After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May.

Trump rips Rep. John Lewis as 'all talk,' 'no action'

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 10:07am

President-elect Donald Trump harshly responded to civil rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis on Saturday, calling him "all talk" and "no action" after Lewis said Trump was not a "legitimate" president.

'Goat yoga' is a thing — and hundreds are lining up for it

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 8:34pm

It's actually a little hard to believe we, as both a goat- and yoga-loving society, have slept on this concept for so long. Leave it to Lainey Morse of Albany, Oregon to realize something as glorious as goat yoga.

Anti-cigarette billboard coughs if you smoke near it

Ivana Kottasova, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 10:47am

When smokers walk by a certain billboard in Stockholm, something strange happens: The billboard coughs at them.

Jail time for Massachusetts women who bit off officer's ear

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:21am

A Massachusetts woman who bit off a portion of a rookie police officer's ear during her arrest outside a bar has been sentenced to four years in jail.

Raccoons recover at California zoo after cross-country ride

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 7:31pm

Baby raccoons that inadvertently hitched a cross-country ride to Northern California are recovering at the Oakland Zoo.

Missing hunter located in Alabama jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 7:40am

Searchers spent time looking for a missing hunter in north Alabama until officers realized he was actually in jail.

Dismembered deer carcasses remain a mystery in Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:00am

Police in northeast Ohio have no leads in solving a Friday the 13th mystery involving the dumping of several dismembered deer carcasses alongside a road.

Going bananas? Israeli zoo scrambles to find missing monkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:10am

Israel's largest zoo is scrambling to find a monkey who swung out of a tree and escaped from the wildlife park near Tel Aviv.

Oklahoma City firefighters rescue cow stuck in swimming pool

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 8:24am

Think it's hard for firefighters to rescue a cat in a tree? Try a cow in a swimming pool.

Photo display of mayors reveals surprise find to community

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 1:30pm

A new display featuring photos of former mayors from Ohio's fourth-largest city turned up a discovery: A photo thought to be of Toledo's first mayor is actually a photo of his son.

'Bridge ninjas' gain internet fame after Nevada flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 2:10pm

A team of heavy-machine operators drew a crowd of camera-toting spectators as they plucked downed trees and other dangerous debris from raging floodwaters in Nevada.

San Francisco man returns 100-year overdue library book

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 6:50pm

A book of short stories titled "Forty Minutes Late" has been returned to a San Francisco library — 100 years late.

Lieutenant governor's vehicle parks in spot for disabled

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 12:21pm

The Massachusetts State Police driver who chauffeured the lieutenant governor to Cape Cod is apologizing for parking in a spot reserved for the disabled.

Real-life Perry Mason pleads guilty to $110K jewelry theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 9:21am

This Perry Mason has pleaded guilty and been convicted.

Serial toll evader with $12K tab arrested at Lincoln Tunnel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 5:11am

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police have arrested a man who owes $12,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.