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All your burning St. Patrick's Day questions answered

Michelle Lou and Saeed Ahmed, CNN  |  Posted Mar 17th - 11:55am

Every March 17, the world suddenly looks a bit greener as people don the color to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

Have You Seen This? Champagne tower comes crashing down at fancy party

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Mar 14th - 3:30pm

At this fancy party, bartenders have the champagne flowing and musicians are playing classical music in the background, sort of like in “Titanic.” And like in that movie, this video features something collapsing.

Escaped lion spends night in jail cell in South Africa

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 14th - 11:26am

A lion that escaped a wildlife park and was captured weeks later spent the night in a South African jail cell, until authorities could send him back to the place he's meant to call home.

Moving day: Bear family living in highway median relocated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 14th - 10:13am

A portion of a Massachusetts highway was shut down while state wildlife officials moved a family of bears that had set up a den in the median.

Goat elected as honorary mayor sworn in for first term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 14th - 4:04am

The new honorary mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont — a 3-year-old goat named Lincoln — was officially sworn into office this week.

Germany: Crematorium goes up in flames, bodies survive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 14th - 3:46am

A fire at a crematorium in southern Germany has caused significant damage to the building — but the 20 bodies stored inside remained intact.

Have You Seen This? Timelapse video shows cute puppy turn into massive dog

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Mar 13th - 3:30pm

Many times, we wish the puppies could stay cute little ones forever. But as we all know, they grow up and get bigger — really, really big, sometimes. One woman decided to capture just how fast a puppy can grow up.

Oh, baby: April the Giraffe is about to give birth again

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 13th - 11:32am

Tail held aside? Check. Udders filled? Check. Swelling backside? Check. April the Giraffe shows every sign she'll soon deliver her calf, to the delight of an enthralled YouTube audience.

Man returns library book 53 years late

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 3:44am

A New Jersey man says he has returned an overdue library book — 53 years after he first borrowed the book.

Police: Person with unicorn costume, crowbar robs store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 16th - 10:30am

Apparently not all unicorns are the embodiment of purity and grace.

T-shirt gun used to launch contraband into Oklahoma prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 12:26pm

An Oklahoma woman was arrested after authorities say she used a T-shirt gun to launch drugs, cellphones and other contraband over a prison fence.

Florida man finds bright green iguana in toilet, calls 911

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 5:57am

A Florida man called 911 after going to the bathroom and finding a bright green iguana swimming in his toilet.

North Carolina thrift show sells 'haunted' furniture for $1K

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 14th - 10:52am

A North Carolina thrift store has earned $1,000 off a hand-carved bedroom suite that may just be haunted.

Court: Middle finger protected by the constitution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 14th - 9:00am

When it comes to the middle finger, police might need a thicker skin.

Lost rings returned to Boston couple

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 14th - 7:00am

Two rings lost in the snow at a Connecticut highway rest stop nearly month ago have been found and returned thanks to the sharp eyes of a state trooper.

Bald eagle rescued from railroad tracks, trains delayed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 14th - 4:37am

Some commuters in the nation's capital faced delays after an injured bald eagle was found on railroad tracks.

Lamb found trotting through New York City bridge traffic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 13th - 5:40pm

A wayward lamb running around a New York City bridge briefly held up traffic before its rescue.

French fry-munching ferret found at California city hall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 13th - 1:47pm

Animal control officers are caring for a french fry-munching ferret abandoned outside City Hall in Banning, California.

Birthday billboard blows up man's phone with well wishers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 13th - 11:34am

A New Jersey man had to get a new phone number after he was overwhelmed with birthday wishes when his sons put up a billboard asking people to call him.