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French join the list of costly engineering errors

French oversight that cost 50 million to fix is latest in global engineering miscalculations

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 09:51am EDT

Bees created unwanted buzz at Kentucky store

Bees removed from Kentucky store after trapping customers, creating unwanted buzz

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 08:54am EDT

Testing inconclusive, suspected bobcat returned

After DNA testing can't determine suspected runaway bobcat's father, judge orders it returned

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 05:32am EDT

City clerk resigns with colorful email

California city clerk, under fire over missing minutes, resigns post in scathing email

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 10:10pm EDT

Cubs error: Mural oops shows Lindbergh at Wrigley

Who's on 1st? Cubs' mural photo of Charles Lindbergh actually taken at Comiskey, not Wrigley

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 05:40pm EDT

California city says surf but no turf for goats (Video)

The kids aren't all right: California city says surfing's fine for goats, but turf is not

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Iowa city cites 74M-year-ago meteor for well woes

Iowa city blames meteor that hit 74 million years ago for current difficulty drilling well

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Okla. sheriff's tweets among most popular in US

Oklahoma sheriff cheers NBA team, nabs criminals, engages residents _ 140 characters at a time

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Lawn care error kills most of Ohio college's grass

Accidental application of weedkiller, not fertilizer, destroys most of Ohio college's grass

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Across Egypt, 1 question today: What time is it?

As Egypt suddenly flips to daylight saving time _ for a bit _ everyone asks: What time is it?

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 10:20am EDT

Russian oligarch faces $4.5 billion Swiss divorce

Russian 'fertilizer king' ordered to pay $4.5 billion to ex-wife in Swiss divorce settlement

Monday - 05/19/2014, 10:44pm EDT

Roommates buy lumpy used couch, find $40K in cash

Roommates buy old couch at thrift shop, find $40K in cash; money returned to 91-year-old widow

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:12pm EDT

Kansas girl takes the wheel in emergency

Kansas girl, 8, takes the wheel when mom falls unconscious, officer talks her into safe stop

Monday - 05/19/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Merriam-Webster adds da 'Yoopers' to dictionary

Da "Yoopers" up dere in da U.P., Michigan's Upper Peninsula, have hit it big with inclusion of their nickname in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and the company's free online database.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 06:36am EDT

TSA reminds Alaska tourists: No ulus on flights

TSA reminds Alaska travelers: Souvenir ulus _ Eskimo-style knives _ not allowed on flights

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Foul ball leads to sweet gesture at baseball game

This young man's got the moves.

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 03:24pm EDT

Doctors save man at Portland Heart Walk

Doctors at Portland Heart Walk save participant who suffered heart attack

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 10:39pm EDT

Divorce tattoos hot trend for recent brokenhearted

Are divorce tattoos a sign of strength -- or a reminder of despair?

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 11:57am EDT

Ohio teen scoops 3-foot carp from flooded street

Ohio teenager scoops 3-foot carp into his arms from flooded street as video captures big catch

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 09:30am EDT

UK tower accused of melting car to get sunshade

Glaring problem: London skyscraper accused of melting a car to get permanent sunshade

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 08:24am EDT
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