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Employee is suing his boss because his job was too boring

Ivana Kottasova and Armelle De Oliveira, CNN  |  Posted  May 4th - 10:31am

Bored at work? Try suing your employer. That's what Parisian Frederic Desnard is doing. He has taken his former employer Interparfums to court because his job was too boring.

Maine's GOP governor, veto record-holder, names new dog Veto

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 3:31pm

Republican Gov. Paul LePage, the state's all-time veto champion, has named his new dog Veto.

Have You Seen This? Ticklish cat says 'wow'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 3rd - 1:14pm

This cat has a secret button. What happens when you push it, you ask? Adorableness, that's what.

Vermont family to keep wood duck after state issues permit

Wilson Ring, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:41pm

State game officials have backed down and allowed a woman to keep a 3-year-old wood duck that was brought home by one of her dogs when it was a chick.

Duck leads ducklings on annual waddle through school's halls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:20pm

A mother duck has grown attached to a Michigan elementary school's courtyard, returning each year to lay her eggs and then walk the hallways with her ducklings — with the help of students and staff — to safely get to a nearby pond.

Have You Seen This? ‘Dancing Queen’ for Swedish King

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 1st - 1:47pm

Try not to be jealous of this ABBA-based birthday treat given to the king of Sweden.

University: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 12:50pm

The University of New Hampshire now acknowledges that spending $17,000 on a custom-made chef's table with LED lights for the campus dining hall was a mistake.

NJ Weedman: Officials 'exaggerated big-time' in pot charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:50am

A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman says authorities "exaggerated big-time" in charging him with distributing pot from his restaurant and cannabis church.

Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston

Mark Pratt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:11pm

A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac in downtown Boston are stopping people in their tracks and sparking conversations.

Rollercoaster scare: Father captures moment son's seat belt comes undone

Tiffany AP, CNN  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 4:44pm

What was meant to be a fun day of riding roller coasters at the amusement park turned into a very scary ordeal for one family.

Lehi family celebrates 3 generations born on the same day

Robynn Garfield, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 12:24pm

A Utah family recently celebrated their daughter's birthday, which she shares with her dad and paternal grandfather.

The fireman's pole is history _ at least in Vienna

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 7:00am

The fireman's pole is history — at least in Vienna.

Cross-bearing 'Jesus' arrested at Apple store for trespass

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:11am

A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" has a new cross to bear: He was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge.

Give peace a chance? Say it, don't spray it, tagger told

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 1:41pm

Pittsburgh police are fine with giving peace a chance, as long as you say it and don't spray it.

Man charged after cop helps find his marijuana lost in yard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 8:10am

An Ohio man who got a police officer's help to find a bit of marijuana lost in his yard has been charged with misdemeanor drug abuse.

No-selfie zone: Not OK in voting booth, West Virginia says

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 7:10am

If you want to share your voting experience on social media, you'll have to find some way other than taking a photo in the voting booth. West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant says it's forbidden.

Great Escape: 19 lab monkeys escape, all recaptured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 6:10am

Nineteen monkeys made a break from a compound on the South Carolina coast, but freedom was fleeting.

Skeletal human remains found at 100-year-old music venue

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:20am

Workers renovating a century-old performance hall discovered human remains under the orchestra pit and now archeologists are planning to analyze the bones.

1 million goldfish dive into Tempe Town Lake near Phoenix

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 1:30pm

More than 1 million goldfish now have a giant fishbowl to call home in a Phoenix suburb.

Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 6:10am

A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to what his attorney called a "crime of stupidity": burglarizing a neighbor's home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's.