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US judge tells man he's still legally dead

US judge tells man who disappeared in 1986, returned 8 years ago that he's legally dead

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 03:40am EDT

Old cast-off: Mastodon tooth found in donation box

Michigan charity taking donations for low-income residents gets mastodon tooth in donation box

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 03:40am EDT

German groom forgets bride at gas station

German groom forgets bride at gas station on way home from honeymoon

Friday - 10/11/2013, 12:18pm EDT

Pay someone to mail thank-you cards, but not to D.C.

A new iOS app that mimics handwriting offers a solution if you hate the tedium of writing thank-you cards, but it comes with an embarrassing glitch.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 11:10am EDT

Man says 1973 UFO incident turned life upside down

Charles Hickson never regretted the notoriety that came his way after he told authorities he encountered an unidentified flying object and its occupants 40 years ago on the banks of the Pascagoula River. Until his death in 2011, Hickson told his story to anyone who would listen.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 06:25am EDT

Ga school cancels classes because of great weather

School headmaster cancels classes because it's just too nice outdoors to be cooped up inside

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 08:30pm EDT

RI 7th-grader appeals suspension for gun keychain

Family of Rhode Island 7th-grader to appeal suspension for toy gun keychain

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 06:40pm EDT

Scientists discover the best cure for a hangover

Most of us know how it feels to wake up with a terrible hangover. Researchers say they have determined the bust cure.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 02:33pm EDT

Students learn digital mapping skills, target jobs

Participants in 4-H National Youth Science Day have hands-on experience in one of the fastest growing occupational fields in the country - spatial technologies, including GIS and GPS mapping.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 10:04am EDT

Man blames bathroom emergency for high-speed chase

Utah man blames bathroom emergency for high-speed chase through Logan Canyon

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 12:00pm EDT

Dozens play chess in public to defy SF crackdown

Dozens spend afternoon playing chess in popular, public area after police ban games

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 10:30am EDT

Yale searches for stinker adding feces to dryers

A case of whodungit: Yale officials search for miscreant adding human feces to clothes dryers

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 10:30am EDT

Got beer? Thank a microbiologist

Beer experts call yeast "the conductor of the orchestra." The American Society for Microbiology is trying to help beer lovers understand the synergy between microbiology and brewing beer. The key? Keeping the yeast happy.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 09:11am EDT
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Rescuing turtle, man bitten by snake in Fla.

Man bitten by rattlesnake in South Florida while trying to help turtle across interstate

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 11:40pm EDT

Indiana dog that crashed half-marathon gets medal

Dog that crashed half marathon in Indiana wins a medal _ and an appointment with a vet

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 03:25pm EDT

Washington Capitals player stuck in bathroom takes to Twitter

Most people seek privacy in the restroom, but one Washington Capitals star wanted anything but alone time when he got locked in a bathroom stall, turning to Twitter for help.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 11:01am EDT

'Carrie' coffee shop prank terrifies customers (Video)

They're all gonna laugh at you. Or more likely, they're all gonna be scared out of their minds.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 10:54am EDT

Storekeeper chases away would-be robber with machete (Video)

Police on Long Island have released a video of a storekeeper chasing away a robbery suspect with a machete.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 07:33am EDT

Hate figuring how to split bill? Google offers answer

Trying to figure out how to split a restaurant bill often puts math skills and friendships to a test. Google has applied for a patent of a system that helps groups calculate and pay for joint expenses.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 03:52am EDT

Volunteers, port-a-potties help Salem in shutdown

Witchy Salem rolls out volunteers, port-a-potties to deal with govt shutdown at peak season

Monday - 10/07/2013, 02:01pm EDT
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