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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.

Woman posed as lawyer for decade

A woman used forged documents to pose as an estate lawyer for a decade and made partner at her small

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...

Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women fr

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.

Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved

The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved. Multnomah County Animal Services says the bir

Strip club gets neighborhood award for cleanliness

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

Pawscars honor top animal actors

Honoring actors brings out red carpets, couture and — sometimes — creatures.

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...

Unique official state symbols being requested in 2015

There were more than 70 proposals to name a state symbol nationwide in 2015. Here are some of the more unique categories and the nominees: ALASKA: hostess,...