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Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 12:56 PM EDT

Couple Faked Everest Climb With Doctored Pics: Nepal

Couple Faked Everest Climb With Doctored Pics: Nepal

Nepal mountaineering authorities have determined that an Indian couple faked a Mount Everest ascent earlier this year by altering photographs to make it appear they were on the summit, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 08:52 AM EDT

Guinea Pigs, Calf, 300 Rabbits in NJ Home; SPCA

Guinea Pigs, Calf, 300 Rabbits in NJ Home; SPCA

Guinea pigs, a calf and about 300 rabbits have been found at a New Jersey home, authorities say.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 06:56 AM EDT

Condo Resident Miffed Over $50 Fine for Swimming With Wife

Condo Resident Miffed Over $50 Fine for Swimming With Wife

A 69-year-old former postal worker and his wife are among the non-Jewish residents of a New Jersey condominium complex frustrated by rules that limit mixed-sex swimming to two hours per day Sunday through...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 03:06 PM EDT

Orlando Theme Parks Offer Bug Spray to Ease Zika Fears

Orlando Theme Parks Offer Bug Spray to Ease Zika Fears

Florida's major theme parks are now offering free bug repellent to visitors as concerns about mosquito-transmitted Zika virus mount. Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Orlando on...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 12:27 PM EDT

Neighbor Uses Golf Club to Subdue Shotgun-Wielding Man

Neighbor Uses Golf Club to Subdue Shotgun-Wielding Man

A neighbor used a golf club to stop and disarm a shotgun-wielding man after a home invasion in central Pennsylvania, said police.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 12:14 PM EDT

Visitor Misbehavior Abounds as US Parks Agency Turns 100

Visitor Misbehavior Abounds as US Parks Agency Turns 100

Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at the edge of a meadow in Yellowstone National Park.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 09:25 AM EDT

Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer in Norway

Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer in Norway

More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lighting in central Norway. The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie images showing a jumble of reindeer carcasses scattered across a small area...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 06:35 AM EDT

Ultra-Marathon Runner Reunited With Missing Stray Dog

Ultra-Marathon Runner Reunited With Missing Stray Dog

An ultra-marathon runner has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through part of a grueling desert race in China and then went missing. Dion Leonard says the stray befriended him as he...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 10:11 AM EDT

Woman Turns Dog Into Lion to Protect Property

Woman Turns Dog Into Lion to Protect Property

A woman in Oregon bought a red wig for her giant English mastiff to make him look like a lion so he could protect her property.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:45 AM EDT

Blood-Drinking 'Vampire' Learns Fate in Teen Sex Case

Blood-Drinking 'Vampire' Learns Fate in Teen Sex Case

A Pennsylvania man who had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl as part of a vampire role-playing game in which he also drank her blood must spend 10 years on probation, the first two of which he'll also...

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