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Who Killed Zoo's Tasmanian Devil?

6 hours 46 min ago
Authorities in New Mexico are investigating the brutal death of a beloved Tasmanian Devil, named Jasper, at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo.

First Lady Picks Up Tab After Obama's Credit Card Denied

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:42
The president was out to dinner with the First Lady when he had to tell the waitress, 'No I really think...I've been paying my bills.'

Udderly Magnificent: Cow Crowned Milking Beauty Queen

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 04:14
126 cows took part in this year's edition of the annual "Miss Milk Cow" beauty contest in Moc Chau, Vietnam.

Tourist Trapped: Tweets Save Texan Locked in Store

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 00:17
American tourist David Willis found himself trapped inside a Waterstones book store in Trafalgar Square, London, for two hours.

Biggie the Cat Recovering 'Amazingly Well'

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:33
The feline's colon had trapped stool "as hard as concrete"

Rat Colony Overtakes Baton Rouge Ditch

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 07:24
Baton Rouge, Louisiana city pest control, as well as local businesses are battling a colony of large roof rats spotted living the good life in a city ditch. WVLA's Rachael Penton reports.

Sssssurprise! Woman Mailed Snake She Didn't Order

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 05:40
Delores Gavin screamed when she found the $100 python on her doorstep.

This Topless Activist Attacked Putin Statue With Stake

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 05:10
A member of topless feminist group Femen was convicted of exhibitionism Wednesday after attacking a statue of Vladimir Putin at a wax museum.

Popeyes Manager Who Hurled Knife at Customer Sues

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:19
Sherita Harrison alleges that fried chicken chain Popeyes violated both her Second Amendment rights to arm herself and her civil rights.

Man Throws Smoke Bomb, Escapes Through Subway Hatch

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 06:38
Surveillance video captures the moment a man climbed out from a subway grate on a major New York City street to toss a smoke bomb at pedestrians.

Brian Williams: Bird Missing Four Years Speaks Spanish on Return

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 14:23
When Darren Chick's parrot, Nigel, went missing four years ago he spoke with a British accent, but Nigel’s returned home with a mysterious Spanish accent.

Creepy Clowns Terrorize California Neighborhoods

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:57
People dressed as clowns are causing a stir in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Vietnam Vet's Prosthetic Leg Stolen After NFL Game

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:22
Police found a missing prosthetic leg after a local musician claimed a woman stole it from him outside Sunday night's Eagles-Giants game.

Wife-Carrying Contest Brings Finnish Tradition Stateside

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 07:02
Men with their wives slung over their shoulders bounded over log hurdles and charged through a muddy pit in Maine on Saturday

Drought-Stricken Californians Asked Not to Wash Their Cars

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 14:07
Being called the “Dirty Car Pledge”, more than 3,000 drivers have pledged not to wash their cars for at least 60 days in an effort to conserve water.

Gross! Or Is It? College Says Pee in Shower to Save Water

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:44
A British university says it can save $230,000 per year if every student pees in the shower once daily instead of flushing No. 1 down the toilet.

Mom Seeks 'Hero' Surfer Who Saved Her Life

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:12
Mia Glass says she needs to look the man in the eyes and say "thank you so much."

Family fights State Ban on Last-Name Mash-Up

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 06:24
Two parents who combined letters from their last names to create a new family surname are not able to use it on their baby’s birth certificate.

'Like a Movie': Human Bones Dug Up in NYC Backyard

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:01
Police are investigating the possibility the remains belonged to someone who was killed 10 years ago.

Mysterious Metal Object Falls From the Sky

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:10
Workers at a New Jersey treatment plant say they saw a heavy, metallic object fall from the sky and want to know where the projectile came from.