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Turkey seeks shelter at Florida church

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 6:02pm

Days before Thanksgiving, a wild turkey chose an opportune time to show up on the doorstep of an Orlando church, appearing to seek shelter.

Police respond to woman screaming in apartment, find man inside afraid of a spider

Will Heilpern, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 4:12pm

"Come on mate, what have you done to her?"

Chinese gloat over Obama's turkey named Abe _ not Ah-bay

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 5:10am

President Barack Obama's pardoning of a turkey named "Abe" this Thanksgiving has led some Chinese to gloat at the Japanese prime minister's expense.

Meet John Howland, a lucky Pilgrim _ and maybe your ancestor

Mark Pratt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 11:51pm

John Howland may not be as famous as William Bradford, John Carver and Myles Standish, notable passengers on the Mayflower that landed in Massachusetts in 1620.

Winds and high tides damage Alaska beach art installation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 4:21pm

Winds and high tides have seriously damaged most of an Anchorage public art installation that is focusing on mental health.

Georgia sheriff revels in 'politically incorrect' sign

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 1:51pm

If you don't like a Georgia sheriff's political incorrectness, you can leave his county.

Woman fined $1,000 for trashing worker's office with glitter

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 10:47am

A former clerk at an Ohio county's fiscal office has been fined $1,000 for trashing a co-worker's office with glitter and purple Silly String.

Alaska beach sculptures represent emotional vulnerabilities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 6:11pm

Dozens of sculptures made of straw, cement, plaster and burlap are spread across an Anchorage beach in a public art installation that is focusing on mental health.

Heat of hunter's fire breaks boulder; it falls, killing him

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 11:04am

A hunter died when heat from his fire broke apart a massive overhanging boulder, tumbling on the man and nearly killing his neighbor as well, West Virginia State Police said Tuesday.

Youngest US chess master, 10: I've got to work on my endgame

Stephen Singer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 10:42pm

At age 10, Maximillian Lu is the youngest-ever chess master in the U.S. Even so, he sees room for improvement.

Spiders invade Tennessee neighborhood

NBC News  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 8:41pm

Residents of a neighborhood near May Street and Chelsea Avenue are battling an enormous spider infestation — one they say looks like a "horror movie."

Ex-student applies for probation over mac and cheese rant

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 2:31pm

A former University of Connecticut student who went on a drunken, obscenity-laced tirade about jalapeno-bacon macaroni and cheese applied for probation Monday.

Glitch causes bank customers to see billions in charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 7:20am

A technical glitch meant some First Hawaiian Bank customers logged on to their accounts to find that they appeared to be billions, or sometimes more than a trillion dollars in the red.

4 people meet for first time after 2 pairs of kidney swaps

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 9:30am

Four people have met for the first time since a pair of kidney swaps at a Connecticut hospital.

Police: Man finds skull in front yard of California home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 3:01pm

Authorities say a man bringing in his trash can from the street found a human skull in the front yard of his home and called police.

Homeowners association won't sue man over Christmas lights

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 8:00am

An Idaho homeowners association has backed down from threats to sue a man whose extreme Christmas light display last year bothered neighbors.

Woman sought for series of California wedding thefts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 7:41pm

Southern California authorities are looking for a wedding thief who steals wallets, credit cards and other valuables on the couple's happiest day without so much as an "I do."

Pennsylvania teen misses turn, accidently runs full marathon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 12:30pm

A Pennsylvania teenager's family says he accidentally ran all 26.2 miles of the Philadelphia Marathon because he missed a turn on his half-marathon course.

Despite warnings about West, 007 finds his way into Iran ad

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 8:50am

Even amid warnings about Western infiltration, the famed fictional British spy James Bond still found a way to get into Iran.