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Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 02:17 PM EDT

As Eclipse Approaches in Oregon, 1 Rest Stop Fills

As Eclipse Approaches in Oregon, 1 Rest Stop Fills

Motorists in Salem, Oregon traveling to see the solar eclipse have apparently decided to hunker down at a rest stop, heeding warnings from law enforcement that stopping on the shoulder of highways is illegal.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 10:43 AM EDT

Police Call About Sex Act in Jeep Leads to ID Theft Busts

Police Call About Sex Act in Jeep Leads to ID Theft Busts

Police say a call reporting two people engaged in a sex act in a vehicle outside a Pennsylvania Wal-Mart led them to jail the New York couple on identity theft charges.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 01:14 PM EDT

Woman Stuck in Swimming Pool Turns to Facebook for Help

Woman Stuck in Swimming Pool Turns to Facebook for Help

A New Hampshire woman who became stuck in a swimming pool after the ladder broke turned to Facebook to ask for help getting out. Sixty-one-year-old Leslie Kahn was swimming in her pool Aug. 11 when the...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 06:50 AM EDT

First Mass-Produced Bacon Made 3,000 Years Ago: Researcher

First Mass-Produced Bacon Made 3,000 Years Ago: Researcher

Austrians were making bacon thousands of years ago. And a researcher says they were probably the first in Europe to do it on an industrial scale. Hans Reschreiter of Vienna's Museum of Natural History says DNA...

Monday, Aug 28, 2017 at 10:48 PM EDT

Final Corpse Flower Begins Its Unique Fragrant Bloom

Final Corpse Flower Begins Its Unique Fragrant Bloom

The last of three corpse flowers in Washington, D.C., began blooming Monday night. The first flower bloomed on Aug. 19. The second one bloomed on Aug. 21.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 09:24 AM EDT

Man Proposes to Girlfriend Inside Sand-Made Taj Mahal

Man Proposes to Girlfriend Inside Sand-Made Taj Mahal

A man proposed to his girlfriend inside of a Taj Mahal made out of sand on the Jersey Shore this weekend. The groom-to-be, Amit, contacted The Bikini Boys (of sand sculpture Chris Christie fame) and asked if...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 09:39 AM EDT

Couple Renews Vows as Arranged Marriage Enters Final Chapter

Couple Renews Vows as Arranged Marriage Enters Final Chapter

A Minnesota couple who gained fame through a very public arranged marriage have renewed their vows as their 19-year love story enters its final chapter. David and Elizabeth "Bethy" Weinlick had known each other...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:30 PM EDT

Man Accused of Spraying Manure on Border Patrol Car

Man Accused of Spraying Manure on Border Patrol Car

A Vermont man accused of spraying liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement is scheduled to appear in court.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 08:23 AM EDT

Olympians Share Their Most Embarrassing School Memories

Olympians Share Their Most Embarrassing School Memories

From bad school pictures to awkward first day wardrobes, Team USA members can now look back on some of their most embarrassing school moments and laugh.

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 12:27 PM EDT

Beachgoers Accidentally Kill Baby Dolphin in Spain

Beachgoers Accidentally Kill Baby Dolphin in Spain

A Spanish environmental group has called on beachgoers to refrain from crowding around, touching or taking photos of stray sea animals following the death of a baby dolphin last week. Images on Spanish media...

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