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Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

Brett Zongker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:18pm

Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.

Summer snow turns Wyoming mountains into winter wonderland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:40am

The middle of summer looked like the middle of winter in the mountains of western Wyoming.

Cash flies from armored truck

Dal Kalsi, Whns  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:45am

People driving north on Interstate 85 between I-385 and Pelham Road encountered an unusual shower on Monday morning.

Former 41-pound fat cat in Texas slims down to 19 pounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:51pm

A former 41-pound cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic.

Oldest ever giant panda celebrates with bamboo, veggie cake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:31am

The oldest giant panda ever in captivity tasted a vegetable ice cake and, of course, bamboo in celebration of her 37th birthday.

Former 41-pound fat cat in Texas slims down to 19 pounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:01pm

A former 41-pound cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic.

Beached beaked whale has marine biologists scratching their heads

Lorenzo Ferrigno and Pilar Melendez CNN  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:03pm

The carcass of a deep-sea beaked whale found washed up on a Plymouth, Massachusetts, beach is so rare that it has marine experts confounded: What is its exact species, and how did it get to shore?

Idaho cyclist sparks fire by burning used toilet paper

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:02pm

Authorities say a cyclist started a 73-acre wildfire in southwest Idaho by lighting his toilet paper on fire after taking a comfort break.

Florida man wins Hemingway look-alike contest in Key West

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:40am

A white-bearded Florida man has won the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his 15th attempt.

Wandering turkey causes stir at University of Michigan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:11am

A wandering turkey is causing a stir at the University of Michigan.

Soup kitchen offers free meal for return of Jesus statue

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 1:11pm

"Have you found Jesus?" That's what employees at a Rhode Island soup kitchen are asking after a religious statue disappeared from the kitchen's garden.

Man says he petted zoo cougars after calling 'Here, kitty'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:01am

A man who jumped a fence to pet cougars at the Columbus zoo and posted video of it on YouTube says he jokingly called "Here, kitty" and moved closer when the animals seemed to respond.

New Hampshire baby receives lifetime hunting-fishing license

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:11am

A 6-month-old New Hampshire boy has become the first child to get a newborn hunting and fishing license in the state.

Fugitive's role in horror film leads to his arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 1:32pm

A fugitive has been arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a Washington state newspaper that ran a story about a low-budget horror movie.

Cat found alive aboard sunken boat pulled from Lake Havasu

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 1:21pm

A trapped, hungry, wet and scared cat is now safe after it was found tucked away in a boat that had sank to the bottom of Lake Havasu.

Cops: 2-state chase began over warrant for stolen underwear

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 12:11pm

Police say a man who led officers on a wild two-hour chase spanning two states had been facing charges of stealing $21 worth of underwear from a supermarket.

Rwanda park releases relocated lions to restock population

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:21am

Seven lions that were transported from South Africa to Rwanda have been released into a wildlife park after weeks of quarantine, another step in a plan to restore the country's lion population after it was wiped out following Rwanda's 1994 genocide, the park's managers said Tuesday.

Get the waffles! Maple syrup spills on New Hampshire highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:41pm

The only thing missing was the waffles.

Hiker climbs tree to escape coyotes, gets stuck for 5 hours

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:31pm

A hiker trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey has gotten stuck in a tree for nearly five hours.

Putrid-smelling flower attracts large crowds in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:51pm

Officials with UC Berkeley's botanical garden say the garden had its busiest day in more than a decade as people flocked to get a whiff of the "corpse flower," a plant known for its pungent odor.