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Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 06:57 AM EST

72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library Book

72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library Book

A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library.

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 at 06:12 PM EST

Sea Lion Wanders Into San Diego Store

Sea Lion Wanders Into San Diego Store

A San Diego store had to refuse service to a whiskered customer who wandered in from the sea. A curious little sea lion climbed 145 steps to reach the Cave Store in La Jolla, manager Rachelle Agosti told NBC 7...

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 at 09:11 PM EST

Infected Body Parts Rented Out for Medical Training: Officials

Infected Body Parts Rented Out for Medical Training: Officials

A Detroit-area couple marketing body parts for medical training failed to disclose that heads and necks came from bodies infected with disease, according to a federal indictment unsealed Friday.

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 at 12:01 AM EST

Rescue Groups Pretended to Be SPCA to Take Dog: Owner

Rescue Groups Pretended to Be SPCA to Take Dog: Owner

A group of animal lovers impersonated animal control officers to take a Rottweiler, they claimed was being abused, from a Philadelphia home this week, the dog's owner claims.

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 at 12:21 PM EST

Raccoon That Mauled 6-Year-Old Had Rabies: Family

Raccoon That Mauled 6-Year-Old Had Rabies: Family

The raccoon that attacked a 6-year-old boy as he walked to school in northern New Jersey has tested positive for rabies, the child's mother said. The mother of Aryan Gavali said the raccoon was rabid Wednesday...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 05:39 AM EST

12 Most Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses: Report

12 Most Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses: Report

A new report revealed 12 of the most bizarre late-to-work excuses, and the list contains a bear, a lizard and a lot of Vaseline. CareerBuilder surveyed nearly 2,600 hiring and human resources managers and more...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:10 AM EST

San Francisco Park Features City's First Open-Air Urinal

San Francisco Park Features City's First Open-Air Urinal

San Francisco's popular Dolores Park reopened this week, drawing hundreds of visitors to check out the renovations. But it was a new public urinal, and its out-in-the-open location at the park, that had...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 10:42 AM EST

Goat-Tiger Odd Couple May Be Over

Goat-Tiger Odd Couple May Be Over

A romance that enchanted Russia may be over: Timur the goat and Amur the tiger have had a fight and aren't together anymore. In November, the goat was placed in the tiger's compound in a wildlife park...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 09:16 AM EST

Philly Zoo Gorilla Celebrates Birthday With Cake

Philly Zoo Gorilla Celebrates Birthday With Cake

The Philadelphia Zoo has thrown a 31st birthday party for Motuba the gorilla that included songs, presents and a cake made of his favorite foods.

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 06:47 AM EST

Suspects Bail as Senator's Stolen SUV Recovered

Suspects Bail as Senator's Stolen SUV Recovered

After going missing early this morning, Delaware Sen. Chris Coons’ stolen SUV was located by police in Wilmington.

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