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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

Snuggle up like a panda with this fashion accessory

The coat features a detachable panda hood and comes in two sizes.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 11:36am EDT

Stitch-by-stitch; knitting live on Norway TV

Norway to show hours of knitting live on TV in world record attempt

Monday - 10/07/2013, 10:30am EDT

NY police: 70-ft.-long mobile home stolen from lot

Police: 70-ft.-long mobile home stolen from upstate NY parking lot, last seen headed to Vt.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 10:30am EDT

Quick fix for troublesome iOS 7 bug

Many iPhone and iPad users are reporting a pesky bug that's making it difficult to use iMessage and other features. Apple is promising an operating system update, but here's a quick fix.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 07:42am EDT
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