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Monkey has fun on the loose in Orlando suburb

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 7:15pm

A monkey that escaped its owner's home in an Orlando, Florida, suburb chewed on its neighbors' mail, pulled molding off a police car and rocked back and forth on a street sign.

Christie wears fleece for storm briefing but not THAT fleece

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 2:01pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wore a fleece jacket for a media briefing on this weekend's storms, but it wasn't THAT fleece.

Farmer finds woolly mammoth bones in Michigan field

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 1:22pm

James Bristle and a friend were digging in his southern Michigan soybean field when they unearthed what looked like a bent fence post, caked with mud. Instead, it was part of a pelvis from an ancient woolly mammoth that lived up to 15,000 years ago.

Menu from last lunch served aboard the Titanic sells for $88,000

Georgia McCafferty, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 9:48am

An original menu from the last first-class lunch served aboard the ill-fated Titanic has sold for $88,000 to a private collector at an online auction.

Rare photo shows mountain lion atop Calif. utility pole

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 7:53pm

A photographer acted quickly and snapped a rare picture of a mountain lion perched on top of a utility pole in a Southern California neighborhood Tuesday.

Trail cam shows elk sweetly head nodding before sleeping

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 3:00pm

Utah's DWR posted the video Tuesday, which is paired with Brahms' "Lullaby."

Have You Seen This? Epic 80s high school dance request

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 1:15pm

We've all seen elaborate ways teens ask each other to dances (especially in this state), but this puts all others to eternal shame.

Titanic's last lunch menu, from Money Boat, goes for $88,000

Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:21pm

The Titanic's last lunch menu, saved by a first-class passenger who climbed aboard a lifeboat whose crew was said to have been bribed to row away instead of rescue more people, sold at auction for $88,000 on Wednesday.

Bees swarm police vehicle after truck hauling honeybees rolls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:16pm

A truck hauling honeybees overturned on a busy Oklahoma interstate, sending a swarm of insects onto the highway that was visible a half-mile away.

Video: Pregnant dog buried under sidewalk, rescued after 2 days

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 3:03pm

Residents in a Russian neighborhood rescued a dog two days after she was buried under a sidewalk during repairs.

Man stuns girlfriend with elaborate Monopoly board game proposal

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 12:16pm

A love-struck California man was thrilled to "pass go" once his girlfriend accepted his elaborate handcrafted Monopoly proposal.

Man gets long prison term, then gets married at courthouse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 4:23pm

A man sentenced to at least 20 years in prison in one Pennsylvania courtroom has followed that up by walking into another courtroom to marry his girlfriend.

Man named Santa Claus runs for office in Alaska's North Pole

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 11:23am

A man whose legal name is Santa Claus is running for a City Council seat in the tiny Alaska town of North Pole.

Police: Informant eats heroin she bought undercover for cops

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 9:41am

Police say a Pennsylvania woman has eaten some of the heroin she bought while working as an undercover informant for investigators.

TNT wedding favors caused evacuation at Denver airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:01pm

A wedding gift was no joke to TSA agents checking bags in a screening room at Denver International Airport.

Man of Steal? Cops say Superman shirt was suspect's undoing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 6:30am

Police in the Philadelphia suburbs say the Man of Steal was undone by his Superman T-shirt.

Rescued horses chow down on 22 tons of donated carrots

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:11pm

Carrots might no longer tempt horses at one Oregon rescue ranch — because they've been munching on tons of them for days.

Philly police say suspect got manicure, robbed nail salon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:11am

Police are seeking a robbery suspect with nice nails.

Woman to remove screen built to block view of neighbor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:11am

A former Vermont gubernatorial candidate is taking down a 60-foot by 24-foot screen she built to block her view of her neighbor's home.

Florida couple invites strangers to crash their wedding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:30am

Inspired by the popular movie "Wedding Crashers", a Florida couple is actually asking strangers to crash their wedding next month.