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Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 at 06:12 PM EST

Sea Lion Wanders Into San Diego Store

Sea Lion Wanders Into San Diego Store

A San Diego store had to refuse service to a whiskered customer who wandered in from the sea. A curious little sea lion climbed 145 steps to reach the Cave Store in La Jolla, manager Rachelle Agosti told NBC 7...

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 at 09:11 PM EST

Infected Body Parts Rented Out for Medical Training: Officials

Infected Body Parts Rented Out for Medical Training: Officials

A Detroit-area couple marketing body parts for medical training failed to disclose that heads and necks came from bodies infected with disease, according to a federal indictment unsealed Friday.

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 10:24 PM EST

CIA Posts UFO Documents in Time For 'X-Files' Return

CIA Posts UFO Documents in Time For 'X-Files' Return

The CIA posted documents on its blog it said 'X-File' characters would love to get their hands on.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 08:41 AM EST

Student Charged in Theft of Bar’s 7-Foot Statue of Liberty

Student Charged in Theft of Bar’s 7-Foot Statue of Liberty

Middletown police have charged a Wesleyan University student in connection with the bizarre theft of a 7-foot tall Statue of Liberty replica from a local bar.

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 05:39 AM EST

12 Most Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses: Report

12 Most Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses: Report

A new report revealed 12 of the most bizarre late-to-work excuses, and the list contains a bear, a lizard and a lot of Vaseline. CareerBuilder surveyed nearly 2,600 hiring and human resources managers and more...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 10:42 AM EST

Goat-Tiger Odd Couple May Be Over

Goat-Tiger Odd Couple May Be Over

A romance that enchanted Russia may be over: Timur the goat and Amur the tiger have had a fight and aren't together anymore. In November, the goat was placed in the tiger's compound in a wildlife park...

Penguin Plunge 2016
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