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Michigan couple gives 14th son creative middle name

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 11:53am

A Michigan couple had a little bit of fun naming their 14th son.

It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:23am

A Michigan couple with 13 sons has welcomed a 14th into the family.

Russell Crowe movie jockstrap gifted to Alaska Blockbuster

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 1:53pm

John Oliver of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" is trying to give one of the last Blockbuster Video locations in the world a little help in drawing customers instead of streaming movies online.

Headless doll triggers major police operation in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 1:54am

An apparent headless body that prompted a major police operation in southern Germany has turned out to be a doll.

2 men use signs to spread happiness

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 11:42am

Two New Hampshire men are trying to spread some positivity in Nashua with their feel-good signs.

Strip club agrees to replace racy billboard

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:39am

The owner of a Connecticut adult entertainment club has agreed to replace a risqué billboard that sits along an interstate highway after several people complained.

Town bids farewell to iconic, 200-year-old copper beech tree

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:18am

Officials in a western New York town are bidding a sad farewell to an iconic 200-year-old tree.

Squirrel wins UC Berkeley student senate seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:13pm

The University of California, Berkeley has elected a squirrel to its student senate.

It's true! Broadway was traffic-free for 2 Manhattan miles

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 4:16pm

It was a bold New York experiment: closing Broadway to traffic for two Manhattan miles.

Police rescue baby raccoon trapped under SUV hood

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 2:25pm

A baby raccoon halted Northern California traffic after he crawled inside the engine compartment of an SUV stopped at a traffic signal.

Mom: Preschool's ban of the term 'best friend' is silly

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:14am

A Massachusetts family is looking for a new preschool for their 4-year-old daughter because her current school has barred use of the term "best friend."

No turkeys, please: Owner seeks gander for pet goose

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:52am

Lucy is a lover of long walks and a shared dinner of weeds, and she's looking for love.

Police: Man sleeping in drive-thru had pills, pipe and gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:59am

The drive-thru lane of a Sonic Drive-In is no place to fall asleep, particularly if drugs are in plain sight inside your car.

Homeowner finds naked intruder in her tub, eating Cheetos

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:27am

Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath.

Highway department apologizes for 'inappropriate message'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 4:54am

Washington state's transportation department has apologized for an "inappropriate message" that appeared on one of its traffic signs.

Man said Hooters sign fell on his foot; video said otherwise

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 1:02pm

A Florida man said the letter "o'' from a Hooters sign blew off the wall and landed on his foot, leaving him with injuries, but surveillance video said otherwise.

WiFi network named 'remote detonator' prompts gym evacuation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 10:38am

A Michigan gym patron looking for a WiFi connection found one named "remote detonator," prompting an evacuation and precautionary search of the facility by a bomb-sniffing dog.

Minnesota firehouse opens doors during blizzard for prom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 4:31am

Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom.

Florida man asks about stealing beer; learns it means jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 15th - 9:27am

A Florida man asked the store clerk, "What would happen if I stole some beer?"