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Gassy German cows blamed for barn explosion

01/28/2014 6:51am
A herd of dairy cows nearly lifted the roof off their barn in central Germany when methane released by the animals caused an explosion.

Police: New Mexico woman calls 911 to avoid ticket

01/28/2014 1:56pm
Authorities say a New Mexico woman called in a fake report of a gunman near a convenience store to help a friend avoid a traffic ticket over a taillight.

Rattled by rumor, Pa. casino says it is snake-free

01/28/2014 2:43pm
An eastern Pennsylvania casino is trying to dispel a bizarre online rumor: The Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem says patrons aren't being bitten by snakes.

Students at Wis. college have cozy walk to class

01/28/2014 3:50pm
While many Midwestern college students pile on layers to brave the frigid walk to classes in subzero weather, those attending one Wisconsin university on the windy shores of Lake Michigan can leave their coats in their dorms and take a much cozier trek.