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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 07:56 AM EDT

Think Trump and Clinton Fall Flat? Cast a Vote for Cat in the Hat

Think Trump and Clinton Fall Flat? Cast a Vote for Cat in the Hat

Voters who think presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fall flat can now choose the Cat in the Hat. The Cat announced his candidacy Tuesday in Springfield, Massachusetts, outside the...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:40 AM EDT

Flower That Smells Like Rotting Flesh to Bloom at NY Botanical Garden

Flower That Smells Like Rotting Flesh to Bloom at NY Botanical Garden

Flora fans will get a rare chance to see -- and smell -- a rare occurrence this week at the New York Botanical Garden. The NYBG announced that the its Amorphophallus titanum, also known as the corpse flower, is...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:54 AM EDT

Police Reunite Traveler With Lost Turtle at NYC Bus Station

Police Reunite Traveler With Lost Turtle at NYC Bus Station

A turtle found wandering around a busy New York City bus terminal has been reunited with its grateful but sleepy owner. A bus dispatcher summoned police Sunday after the rambling reptile was found on a roadway...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 09:52 AM EDT

Couple Locks Children in a Dog Cage: Police

Couple Locks Children in a Dog Cage: Police

A central Pennsylvania couple is jailed on charges they locked their children in a basement dog cage as punishment.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 02:26 PM EDT

Hemingway (No Relation) Wins Look-Alike Contest in Key West

Hemingway (No Relation) Wins Look-Alike Contest in Key West

For the first time in its 36-year history, a Hemingway has won a competition seeking the man who most looks like literary giant Ernest Hemingway. Dave Hemingway was named the winner of the "Papa'' Hemingway...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 07:21 PM EDT

Charizard the Iguana and Other Unusual Pets Find Homes

Charizard the Iguana and Other Unusual Pets Find Homes

Parrie Henderson-O'Keefe's son, Peirman, has a surprise waiting for him for his 16th birthday: an iguana named after a Pokemon character whom he met at a animal shelter in Washington D.C. He took to the...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 01:18 PM EDT

Man Wearing Donald Trump Mask Robs Maine Stores

Man Wearing Donald Trump Mask Robs Maine Stores

Police in Maine are searching for a burglary suspect who wore a Donald Trump mask when he robbed two convenience stores in Buxton Wednesday. According to necn affiliate WCSH, the suspect used a baseball bat to...

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 12:55 PM EDT

Tiger Kills Woman at Drive-Through China Wildlife Park

Tiger Kills Woman at Drive-Through China Wildlife Park

Siberian tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing mauled a woman to death and wounded another when they stepped out of their car in an enclosure, a Chinese state-run newspaper said.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:25 AM EDT

Last VCR Manufacturer to Stop Production

Last VCR Manufacturer to Stop Production

The once-revolutionary videocassette recorder is headed for the technological cemetery, 40 years after it first hit markets. Funai Electric, a Japanese consumer electronics company, released a statement...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 09:53 PM EDT

Canadian Teens Detained for 'Pokemon Go' Border Crossing

Canadian Teens Detained for 'Pokemon Go' Border Crossing

U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into Montana while playing the game "Pokemon Go." Border Patrol Agent John South...

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