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Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 11:22pm

A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.

Turkish chocolate festival features bust of President Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 8:45am

One of the highlights at a Turkish chocolate festival has been U.S. President Donald Trump — made of cake icing.

Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:50pm

Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword.

UVU students upset about school's toilet paper

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:23pm

Some students at Utah Valley University are at odds with the school's choice in toilet paper. They say it's way too thin and harsh.

Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 1:57pm

A joke about Newark, New Jersey, on "The Mindy Project" led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling.

Cat stuck in peanut butter jar gives birth to kittens, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:40am

A stray cat found earlier this week with its head stuck in a peanut butter jar has been euthanized, but not before giving birth to a litter of kittens.

That's not carry-on: Loose snake slumbers on Alaska flight

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 5:36pm

Anna McConnaughy was flying to Alaska's largest city when the announcement came over the intercom: a passenger on a previous flight had brought a pet snake on board.

101-year-old resident attends borough's centennial party

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:30am

A 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she has always lived.

It wasn't seaweed; Man finds marijuana bale on Florida beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:24am

Authorities say a 52-year-old man called 911 after finding a bale of marijuana that had washed up on a Florida beach.

Teens wearing leggings barred from United flight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:52pm

Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday because they were wearing leggings, according to a spokesman for the airline.

Canada pulls vehicle license plate deemed offensive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 5:20am

A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's eponymous personalized vehicle license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper.

Zoo plan for baby hippo: More independence, nix lap naps

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 12:10pm

The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms), meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling.

California Guard helps Sierra town remove huge snowpack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:16am

The Eastern Sierra town of Mammoth Lakes got so much snow this winter that it had to get removal help from the California National Guard.

Exotic African hybrid cat roaming New Jersey streets caught

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:20am

Authorities in New Jersey say they captured a large exotic cat that was wandering Paterson streets.

Jerzeez Diner owners admit setting fire for insurance money

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:30am

The owners of a New Jersey diner have admitted burning it down to collect insurance.

Bomb experts remove Civil War cannon balls from museum

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:20am

Bomb disposal experts removed four Civil War-era artillery rounds from Virginia's Siege Museum after X-rays showed several artillery rounds stored there are capable of exploding.

Australian police arrest man in toddler's 1970 disappearance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:33pm

Australian police have made an arrest in the mysterious disappearance of a toddler from a beach nearly 50 years ago, charging a man with the 3-year-old girl's slaying in a case that has baffled officials for decades.

Police: Man checks out of hospital, steals ambulance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:40am

Authorities on Long Island say an 83-year-old man has been arrested after checking himself out of a hospital and stealing an ambulance.

What a croc: Student busted for taking baby gators into taxi

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 2:46pm

What a croc!

Cops: Cocaine trafficker lived in public housing for elderly

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 1:40pm

A 74-year-old Massachusetts man living in public housing for the elderly faces drug trafficking charges after police say they found cocaine valued at about $150,000 in his unit.