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11 hours ago

When police are chasing one of their own

This is one story that gives whole new meaning to the idea of a police chase.

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1 day ago

10,000 days of running

A Massachusetts man who made a resolution on Jan. 1, 1989, to run every day is still going strong — 27 years later.

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2 days ago

Firefighters rescue naked man from Iowa business’s chimney

Carrie Sapp teased her husband, Brad, about being afraid of ghosts when he said he heard someone whisper "get out of here" while he was sorting cans at his Iowa recycling business.

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3 days ago

Texas woman and her Chewbacca mask go viral

Candace Payne, her love of "Star Wars," and her infectious laugh will make your day.

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5 days ago

Cold comfort: Can ice cream cure a hangover?

A convenience store chain has launched the Gyeondyo-bar, which translates to "hang in there," and claims to combat the after-effects of alcohol consumption.

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5 days ago

The great Post-it note war of NYC

A conversation conducted using sticky Post-it notes on the windows of two offices in Lower Manhattan has delighted passersby and drawn a number of neighboring advertising agencies to join what is now a highly contested art battle.

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6 days ago

The toilet opossum

The soaking wet little creature is seen in photos posted on the department's Facebook page.

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7 days ago

In Finland, a Burger King with a sauna

What a whopper!

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1 week ago

The great bra escape

Maine's highest court has upheld the escape conviction of a woman who tried to avoid arrest by telling police that she needed to put on a bra before going to jail.

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1 week ago

The bank-robbing babysitter

A Colorado babysitter has been arrested on suspicion of robbing a drive-through bank by falsely claiming that a man in her car threatened to harm the two children in her care unless given money, police said on Monday.

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Texas woman sells ‘housebroken’ bison she let wander inside

A 1,000-pound "domesticated" bison that was allowed to roam in her owner's Dallas-area home has moved on to pastures new.

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‘McDonald’s Diet’ brand ambassador dropped from schools

The former Iowa science teacher and McDonald's Corp "brand ambassador," who preached the virtues of walking and near-daily french fries in presentations to youth, is no longer visiting U.S. schools, the fast-food chain said

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2 weeks ago

Soccer refs banned for bad behavior

Two referees in the Czech soccer league have been banned indefinitely after one appeared to be drunk on the sideline and the other was seen urinating during a game.

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2 weeks ago

Pistol used in Trayvon Martin shooting to be auctioned

The pistol former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin is going up for auction online.

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2 weeks ago

Dating site matches Americans fleeing Trump with Canadians

A dating website is pledging to match Americans who can't live with a Donald Trump presidency to Canadians looking for love, facilitating the pledge often made by U.S. voters to move to Canada if the real estate billionaire is elected.

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2 weeks ago

Budweiser renames itself ‘America’ to inspire drinkers

What could be more American than standing in a backyard at a barbecue while holding a beer on the Memorial Day weekend in the United States? Budweiser thinks it has the answer.

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Heather Locklear sends would-be 30th anniversary wishes to ex Tommy Lee

The "Melrose Place" star unexpectedly sent her rocker ex well wishes on what would have been the former couple's 30th wedding anniversary.

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Oops! Florida man accidentally shoots himself, notices 2 days later

Michael Blevins, 37, of Deltona, said he did not feel pain from the bullet, which pierced skin and muscle before exiting his body, according to an incident report from the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.

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2 weeks ago

Police flush out the bathroom bandit

Police in Ohio's capital arrested for a man who's allegedly been pilfering plumbing from stores, hospitals and restaurants.

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2 weeks ago

Let’s go to Shiitakepalooza

pring in Vermont means muddy roads, the return of green to the landscape, farmers planting crops ... and Shiitakepalooza.

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State launches ad campaign to warn residents about Zika virus

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The ad campaign is part of an effort to fight Zika and its causes in the state.

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SUNY Chancellor visits Cortland to discuss Teach NY

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Top New York education officials will be traveling across the state to discuss Teach NY.

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Cornell recruits former Yahoo scientist to Tech campus

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Ron Brachman is a former chief scientist for Yahoo and artificial intelligence expert who will work at Cornell's New York City tech campus.

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Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

7 hours ago in Local

Groton man killed in Cayuga County crash

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Jeremy Parsons, 28, was killed in motorcycle crash Tuesday afternoon in Cayuga County