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Celebrate Christmas at Harry Potter's Hogwarts

Katia Hetter, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 7:17pm

What Muggle hasn't wanted to eat dinner in the Great Hall at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?

Monkey has fun on the loose in Orlando suburb

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 7:15pm

A monkey that escaped its owner's home in an Orlando, Florida, suburb chewed on its neighbors' mail, pulled molding off a police car and rocked back and forth on a street sign.

Christie wears fleece for storm briefing but not THAT fleece

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 2:01pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wore a fleece jacket for a media briefing on this weekend's storms, but it wasn't THAT fleece.

Menu from last lunch served aboard the Titanic sells for $88,000

Georgia McCafferty, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 9:48am

An original menu from the last first-class lunch served aboard the ill-fated Titanic has sold for $88,000 to a private collector at an online auction.

Rare photo shows mountain lion atop Calif. utility pole

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 7:53pm

A photographer acted quickly and snapped a rare picture of a mountain lion perched on top of a utility pole in a Southern California neighborhood Tuesday.

Trail cam shows elk sweetly head nodding before sleeping

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 3:00pm

Utah's DWR posted the video Tuesday, which is paired with Brahms' "Lullaby."

Have You Seen This? Epic 80s high school dance request

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 1:15pm

We've all seen elaborate ways teens ask each other to dances (especially in this state), but this puts all others to eternal shame.

Woman found inside portable toilet gets arrested on warrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:41am

A woman wanted on identity theft charges has been arrested in Oregon after a construction worker lifted the lid of a portable toilet to find her hiding inside.

Ohio man calls cops to complain he got too high on marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 10:41am

Police in Ohio say they were called to a house by a man who complained he'd gotten too high smoking marijuana.

Skeletons, skulls under Afghanistan's presidential palace

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:31am

Afghanistan's president palace says skulls and bones belonging to two bodies have been uncovered beneath a kitchen during renovation work on the palace grounds.

'Scary Lucy' statue inspires NY mall's Halloween display

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:01am

It's a role "Scary Lucy" was born to play: Frightening people at Halloween.

Residents of Kentucky city petition to move Halloween

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 6:31am

Hundreds of Lexington, Kentucky, residents have urged county officials to move Halloween trick-or-treating to Oct. 30 this year.

Former middle school students look for missing time capsule

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 7:11am

Former students of a central Florida middle school were hoping to crack open a buried time capsule to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Hoover Middle School.

Kuwaiti with Gulf plates nabbed for 1,645 driving violations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 2:50am

A Kuwaiti driver who apparently thought having license plates from another Gulf country would help avoid more than 1,600 traffic citations has been hit with a huge fine.

Man gets long prison term, then gets married at courthouse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 4:23pm

A man sentenced to at least 20 years in prison in one Pennsylvania courtroom has followed that up by walking into another courtroom to marry his girlfriend.

Man named Santa Claus runs for office in Alaska's North Pole

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 11:23am

A man whose legal name is Santa Claus is running for a City Council seat in the tiny Alaska town of North Pole.

Police: Informant eats heroin she bought undercover for cops

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 9:41am

Police say a Pennsylvania woman has eaten some of the heroin she bought while working as an undercover informant for investigators.

TNT wedding favors caused evacuation at Denver airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:01pm

A wedding gift was no joke to TSA agents checking bags in a screening room at Denver International Airport.

Man of Steal? Cops say Superman shirt was suspect's undoing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 6:30am

Police in the Philadelphia suburbs say the Man of Steal was undone by his Superman T-shirt.