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Taco truck serves highway lunch for stranded Seattle drivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 4:32am

A taco truck that became stranded in a massive Seattle traffic jam came to the rescue of hungry drivers by opening up and serving lunch on the interstate.

Jeep buried in sand dune for 40 years is finally unearthed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:33pm

A Jeep buried in sand in Massachusetts 40 years ago has finally been dug out.

Correction: France-Michelin Mistake story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:00am

In a story Feb. 22 about a restaurant mistakenly given a Michelin star, The Associated Press misspelled its name. The restaurant's name is "Le Bouche a Oreille," and not "Le Bouche a Oreilles."

Man who smashed Trump star to pay damages, serve probation

Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:00pm

A man who destroyed Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been sentenced to three years of probation for vandalism.

Mom mails garbage to college student who didn't empty trash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:42am

A Pennsylvania college student got a reminder to take out the trash when his mother sent him some garbage in a care package.

Avalanche in Arctic Norway tosses kids around, no injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:35am

A resident in Arctic Norway says four adults and two children were inside a house when an avalanche hit, knocking the building off its foundations, but all managed to get out safely.

Widow: Mural of Rodney Dangerfield is 'less-than-flattering'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 1:52pm

Rodney Dangerfield made a career out of getting "no respect." His widow says he's not getting much in death, either.

Fast and felonious: Ex-con steals Maserati during test drive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 10:48am

Police in Florida have recovered a roaring fast Maserati that was stolen during a test drive.

Austria: Man tries to enter courthouse with bag of roaches

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 9:48am

Security guards at an Austrian court might need to put up a sign at the screening gate to let the public know about another item prohibited on the premises — cockroaches.

Hawk stuck in vehicle grille in Massachusetts is euthanized

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 7:54am

Veterinarians say a red-tailed hawk that got stuck in the grille of a vehicle in Massachusetts last weekend sustained such severe injuries that it had to be euthanized.

Russian bandy teams face punishment after 20 own-goals

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 4:28am

Two clubs in the winter sport of bandy raced to put the ball into their own nets 20 times on Sunday and now face disciplinary action.

Feds probe after city bans man from using service horse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 1:30pm

Federal officials are investigating after a city banned a small horse a man says is his service animal needed on walks to improve his health.

Too few flushes get legislative candidate thrown off ballot

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:07pm

A Democratic candidate's run for the Pennsylvania Legislature is down the drain — partly because he used too little water at the house he claimed as his residence.

Minneapolis women line up for 'she persisted' tattoos

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:07pm

So many women showed up at a Minneapolis tattoo parlor for a permanent reminder of female solidarity that it had to turn away some latecomers.

Zoo: Live video of giraffe giving birth was labeled explicit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:57am

The owner of a New York zoo planning to live-stream a giraffe giving birth says the video feed was briefly removed from YouTube because animal rights activists labeled it sexually explicit.

Woman's sassy obit warns people to wait to claim her stuff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:35am

Relatives of a 91-year-old Ohio woman who died this week are giving her the last word with a sassy, occasionally profane obituary that starts with the basics — "I was born. I lived. I died." — and instructs people to "wait the appropriate amount of time" before trying to claim her stuff.

Iceland's president says he would not ban pineapple pizza

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:41am

Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir.

Lieutenant governor gets resignation letter _ from husband

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 3:43pm

New Jersey's lieutenant governor has received a letter of resignation — from her husband.

Single mom dresses the part at 'Dads and Donuts' event

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 1:43pm

A single mom is generating attention online after she donned a mustache, dressed up like a dad for a school breakfast event and posed for photos with her son.