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Have You Seen This? Ticklish cat says 'wow'

John Clyde, 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, 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, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 12:24pm

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

Georgia couple sues Snapchat over car crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:39am

A Georgia couple is suing Snapchat, claiming that the social media app's "speed filter" tempted a woman to drive too fast and to cause a crash that injured the husband.

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.

Cops: Fleeing man jumps into river, runs naked from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 7:40am

Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a dumpster.

Officials: New Jersey man skipped $12,000 in EZ Pass tolls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 12:50pm

Authorities say a New Jersey man who owes $12,000 in unpaid EZ Pass tolls has had his black Mercedes Benz impounded and is facing charges.