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Jimmy the Groundhog turns on Wisconsin mayor

A mayor in Wisconsin has learned a valuable lesson about his city's weather‑predicting critter: Don't get too close.

Feeling flush? Find bathrooms for bus drivers for $97,000

It's a job that might make you flush: Find easily accessible restrooms for Seattle‑area bus drivers and get paid nearly $100,000 a year.

Large bird attacks jogger, Owl blamed

An Oregon jogger thought someone knocked him in the head or he got hit by lightning or may have suffered a stroke when he felt a big blow to the head last...

Man burned by fajitas while praying can't sue eatery: court

A New Jersey appellate court says a man cannot seek damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at a...

Woman finds python during nighttime potty visit

A 62-year‑old woman says she discovered a python on her bathroom floor when she went to take an overnight potty break.

Emu jumps fence, escapes from farm when noise spooks bird

An emu jumped a fence and escaped from a farm in North Carolina when it was spooked by a loud piece of farm equipment.

Strip club gets neighborhood award for cleanliness

A Chicago strip club has received an award for its efforts at dressing up the neighborhood.

Firefighters rescue dog trapped in gap between walls

Los Angeles County firefighters got creative to rescue a dog that had fallen into a six‑inch‑wide gap in West Hollywood, California.

Ebola clue may lurk in 10 million bats in fig trees

At 4:50 a.m. at the Kasanka National Park in northern Zambia, tourists watch from a platform in a tree as the sound of millions of wings accompanies the...

Malfunctioning Miami Beach welcome sign sends mixed message

A sign welcoming tourists to Miami Beach briefly offered visitors a confusing message.