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Takes a village: Bear 'foster mom' raises cub saved by dog

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 10:22am

An orphaned black bear cub has been placed with a substitute mother this week after being saved by a dog and brought to safety.

Wanted man pulls over after sheriff calls during pursuit

Paul Davenport, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 12th - 1:58pm

another one of his relatives — who urged him to surrender.

Massive firework shot over Colorado breaks world record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 9th - 1:12pm

A massive firework launched over a Colorado ski resort town has set a record for the world's largest aerial firework.

Riders in the storm: Dutch cyclists brave Storm Ciara

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 9th - 5:57am

Call them riders in the storm.

Package labeled 'Bag Full of Drugs' leads to Florida arrests

Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 4th - 12:59pm

Two men charged with drug trafficking could have done a better job hiding their wares than using a package labeled “Bag Full of Drugs,” Florida authorities said.

Here's when Wendy's starts serving breakfast

Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business  |  Posted Feb 4th - 12:17pm

The battle for breakfast gains a new entrant on March 2.

Pennsylvania groundhog declares early spring 'a certainty'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 2nd - 1:46am

Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog on Sunday declared: “Spring will be early, it's a certainty.”

Notorious Utah brothel owner's interview eludes historians

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 1st - 9:43am

Scholars at a Utah university are trying to unlock a mystery after discovering a nearly 70-year-old transcript of an interview with a notorious brothel owner that is written in a shorthand style that few people can read today.

Technicality extinguishes sparkler record attempt in Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 5:27pm

An attempt in Wyoming to break a world record for the most sparklers lit simultaneously failed on a technicality.

Mating snakes prompt closure of part of Florida park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 11:46am

A Florida city shut down a section of a lake Thursday after receiving reports of swarming snakes. Turns out, the slithery creatures were just celebrating Valentine's Day a little early.

'Perfume cloud' helps German police sniff out drunk driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:11am

He just didn't smell right.

Police: Reported Civil War cannonball was actually a buoy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 12:57am

The digging of a swimming pool revealed what could have been a dangerous discovery in South Carolina.

Man who swam to US from Canada to deliver books is released

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 11th - 1:29pm

A man who said he swam across the Detroit River from Canada to try to deliver handmade books before Christmas won his release Tuesday after two months in U.S. custody.

Prosecutors: Thief dropped journal with list of homes to hit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 10th - 12:17pm

Authorities in Tennessee say they busted a well-organized burglar after he allegedly dropped a notebook during a break-in that contained a list of other places he planned to target.

'Oh deer!": Man gets trampled in North Carolina parking lot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 10th - 6:07am

A suspect escaped from a hit and run in a North Carolina McDonald's parking lot last month. But police aren't looking for who's responsible.

Puppy in crime: Deputies take man, dog into custody in theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 6th - 5:28pm

A Florida man and his furry “accomplice” were taken into custody by authorities who said the man shoplifted from a store.

800 retweets to return stolen, pink purse to tourist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 6th - 3:55pm

A good Samaritan used the power of social media to track down the owner of a stolen pink purse, returning the purse — and some photos he took of New Orleans on the camera that was tucked inside — to the surprised tourist.

Neighbor uses crossbow to save man from dogs, but kills him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 6th - 8:30am

A man was shot and killed in his apartment by a crossbow bolt that a neighbor had fired at dogs who were attacking the man, authorities in Massachusetts said.

Woman sees missing dog on beer cans promoting shelter dogs

Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 3rd - 12:02pm

A Florida brewery that recently began placing shelter dogs' faces on beer cans helped reunite a Minnesota woman with her dog, Hazel, who went missing three years ago.