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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 02:46 PM EDT

Bear Cubs' Great Escape Ends in the Back of a Squad Car

Bear Cubs' Great Escape Ends in the Back of a Squad Car

Two bear cubs that escaped from a South Dakota wildlife park didn't get far, due in part to their curiosity. The Rapid City Journal reports that a man spotted the cubs lollygagging in his neighbor's yard about...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 07:59 AM EDT

'Furry Fare Evader': Raccoon Causes Stir on Train Platform

'Furry Fare Evader': Raccoon Causes Stir on Train Platform

A "furry fare evader" surprised commuters in a Center City Philadelphia underground train station.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 07:53 PM EDT

Florida Candidate: Aliens Took Me Aboard Their Ship at Age 7

Florida Candidate: Aliens Took Me Aboard Their Ship at Age 7

A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then. Bett...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 09:43 AM EDT

Paddington Bear Dances with the Duchess of Cambridge

Paddington Bear Dances with the Duchess of Cambridge

Paddington Bear shared a dance with the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, at a charity event the Royals were hosting at the famous Paddington Station, where the iconic children's book character...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 03:25 PM EDT

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 06:21 AM EDT

Halloween Retailer Pulls Anne Frank Costume After Complaints

Halloween Retailer Pulls Anne Frank Costume After Complaints

An online retailer has pulled a costume from its website that depicted Holocaust victim Anne Frank. Screenshots of the costume for sale at HalloweenCostumes.com posted to social media show a smiling girl...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:30 PM EDT

Man Awarded $37.5K After Police Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Meth

Man Awarded $37.5K After Police Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Meth

A man arrested in Florida after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth has received a $37,500 settlement. Daniel Rushing was arrested in December 2015 when Cpl. Shelby Riggs-Hopkins spotted flakes of...

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 07:32 PM EDT

Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway

Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway

A truck carrying cows overturned in Nashville, Tennessee, allowing the animals to roam free.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 01:29 PM EDT
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

13 Facts About Friday the 13th

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Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 10:09 AM EDT

Man Missing From Bucks Co. Turns Up Confused in NYC

Man Missing From Bucks Co. Turns Up Confused in NYC

A man who was reported missing from Bucks County more than three months ago has been found after he walked into a New York City hospital.

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