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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.

Dispatcher puzzled by 911 call from trapped baggage worker

A 911 dispatcher seemed understandably confused by the call from a baggage handler who fell asleep inside the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines jet bound...

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...

Flight delayed after snoring passenger poked with pen

A passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to Manchester, New Hampshire, was removed after allegedly poking a snoring passenger with a pen.

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.

Office worker posed as dentist, pulled teeth

A New York dental office manager has been arrested on charges she posed as an actual dentist and even pulled patients' teeth.

Strip club gets neighborhood award for cleanliness

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

Houston hospital says woman has given birth to five girls

A Houston hospital says a woman has delivered five girls in what it believes is the first set of all‑female quintuplets born in the U. S.

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...

Manufacturing firm seeks to build world's largest surfboard

A Rhode Island engineering technology and manufacturing company has set out to build the world's largest surfboard.