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Sweet of taste of freedom: Chocolate Berlin Wall destroyed

Oleg Cetinic, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 6:27am

So this is what freedom tastes like.

Sandra the orangutan, freed from a zoo after being granted 'personhood,' settles into her new home

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Nov 9th - 2:38am

A 33-year-old orangutan who was granted 'legal personhood' in Argentina has been relocated to a new home in Wauchula, Florida.

Man creates his own Batmobile from scratch

Bianca Cseke and Marcus Leshock  |  Posted Nov 8th - 11:51am

If you remember the Tim Burton movies — with Michael Keaton as Batman — you remember how cool that Batmobile was.

Lobsterman rescues deer trapped in water off Maine coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 7th - 9:57am

A Maine lobsterman hauled in an unusual catch 5 miles off the coast — a live deer.

Alaska university taking PB&J as payment for parking tickets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 8:14am

What a lip-smacking offer!

Caller leads LA police to $800,000 in stolen artwork

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 5th - 12:56pm

This time, detectives didn't have to track down the stolen art. Someone brought it to them.

Michigan man uses battle ax to fight off intruder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 10th - 3:11pm

A Michigan man whose hobbies include ritualized combat with replica weapons from the Middle Ages says he wielded a battle ax he calls "my baby" to fend off an intruder.

Michigan hunters use branch saw to free entangled bucks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 10th - 11:29am

Quick-thinking hunters in central Michigan have rescued two deer who literally became locked in battle.

Coin toss rule could determine village's tied mayoral race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 12:31pm

A mayoral election in a small Ohio village could once again be decided by a coin toss.

Police: Teen says gunshot self-inflicted while dancing drunk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 10:43am

Police in northern Utah are investigating a shooting in which a 17-year-old boy says a gunshot wound to one of his legs was self-inflicted when his gun accidentally discharged as he danced while intoxicated.

Residents say wild turkeys are attacking community

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 8:11pm

Some New Jersey residents have been getting an early Thanksgiving surprise.

Customers help Waffle House worker left to run diner alone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 12:52pm

Waffle House is known to not close for anything - even if there's only one worker behind the counter.

S. Carolina man: McDonald's sweet tea came with weed inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 7th - 2:58pm

A South Carolina man who went to McDonald's for a sweet tea says he received a little extra herbal substance on the side.

Mesa police: 5-year-old boy calls 911 to order a kid's meal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 2:30pm

Police in a Phoenix suburb got a strange 911 call recently. A 5-year-old boy didn't have an emergency; he just wanted to order a Happy Meal from McDonald's.

California deputies help dumpster-diving bear escape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 1:00pm

Sheriff's deputies in Northern California have helped a massive dumpster-diving bear get out of a sticky situation.

College grad says she found secret message in classic poem

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 10:58am

A recent Massachusetts college graduate believes she has discovered a secret message in the epic poem "Paradise Lost," by John Milton.

Mangoes spilled from truck in Maryland make for traffic mess

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 7:26am

Mangoes spilling from an overturned tractor trailer caused a not-so-sweet morning commute on the Beltway in Maryland.

Sheriff: Louisiana man rode electric cart from bar to bar

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 5th - 10:34am

A Louisiana man has avoided a driving while intoxicated charge by operating an electric-powered shopping cart to get from one bar to another.

Busted: Police say man helped escapees, bought them sausage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 4th - 3:22pm

A Louisiana man who rented a motel room for seven men and bought them sausage biscuits has been arrested, because authorities say the seven were escapees from a jail.