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Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 12:36 PM EDT

Florida Police Try to Unlock Phone With Dead Man's Finger

Florida Police Try to Unlock Phone With Dead Man's Finger

Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man's finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation. Thirty-year-old Linus Phillip was killed by a Largo police officer last...

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 07:57 AM EDT

Twitch: Explained

Twitch: Explained

Twitch.tv is the largest, most popular place to watch people play and livestream video games. It’s become so popular that musicians like Drake are getting in on the act. He recently partnered up with one...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 06:56 AM EDT

Mom Who Lost Pink House, Court Case Hopes for Box Office Win

Mom Who Lost Pink House, Court Case Hopes for Box Office Win

Susette Kelo's Supreme Court case now has a Hollywood ending, just not the one she hoped for. What Kelo wanted when she took her case to the high court more than a decade ago was to get to stay in her little...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 09:06 AM EDT

4/20: Marijuana's High Holiday and Its California Roots

4/20: Marijuana's High Holiday and Its California Roots

Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That's the numerical code for marijuana's high holiday, a celebration and homage to pot's enduring and universal slang for smoking. Festivities are planned worldwide, culminating...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 06:14 AM EDT

Homeowner Finds Naked Intruder in Her Tub, Eating Cheetos

Homeowner Finds Naked Intruder in Her Tub, Eating Cheetos

Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath. A Monroe police affidavit says 29-year-old Evelyn Washington was arrested on burglary...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 02:58 PM EDT

Woman Turns to Firefighters for Help With Blazed Pet Raccoon

Woman Turns to Firefighters for Help With Blazed Pet Raccoon

Firefighters in central Indiana had a strange problem on their hands this week: hashing out what to do with a raccoon its owner said was stoned. A woman awoke firefighters at Station 82 in Wayne Township, east...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:44 AM EDT

Dispute Over Bologna Leads to Stabbing, Police Say

Dispute Over Bologna Leads to Stabbing, Police Say

Authorities say a dispute over bologna and cheese at a Pennsylvania rooming house ended in a stabbing that left a man seriously injured.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:38 PM EDT

'It Smells Like Death': Alabama Endures NYC 'Poop Train'

'It Smells Like Death': Alabama Endures NYC 'Poop Train'

A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench like a giant backed-up toilet — and the "poop train" is just the latest example of the South being...

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 11:03 AM EDT

Airline Leaves Hundreds of Passengers Stranded in Mexico

Airline Leaves Hundreds of Passengers Stranded in Mexico

Hundreds of travelers from Minnesota who were left stranded in Mexico after Sun Country Airlines canceled flights due to a storm at home had to scramble to find flights on other airlines because the carrier had...

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 11:36 AM EDT

Video Shows Officers Tackle, Punch Naked Harvard Student

Video Shows Officers Tackle, Punch Naked Harvard Student

Police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, released video on Monday of officers using force when arresting a Harvard University student during an incident that sparked controversy over the weekend. Selorm Ohene,...

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