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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...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 10:31 AM EST
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Unbelievable Animals: Kinkajou Sleeps on Woman's Chest

Check out some of the craziest animals and the stories behind them. View gallery

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Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 01:19 PM EST

Repairman Finds 200-Pound Gator Kept in Basement for 26 Years

Repairman Finds 200-Pound Gator Kept in Basement for 26 Years

A man in south suburban Lansing kept an alligator at his house for over two decades without neighbors knowing, according to authorities. The 6-foot-long alligator spent most of its 26 years in a cage of...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 01:26 PM EST

Man in Clown Mask Robs Calif. Gas Station at Gunpoint

Man in Clown Mask Robs Calif. Gas Station at Gunpoint

A robber wearing a clown mask held up a San Bernardino, California, gas station at gunpoint Monday, and police say that business may not have been his first target of the night. About 10 p.m., surveillance...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 10:40 AM EST

Mammoth Bones Unearthed on Oregon State Football Field

Mammoth Bones Unearthed on Oregon State Football Field

Construction workers have unearthed the bones of a mammoth and other ice age mammals on the Oregon State University football field. Crews working on an expansion around Reser Stadium found a femur from one...

Penguin Plunge 2016
We're Freezin' For A Reason – for Special Olympics Connecticut! Join NBC Connecticut's “The Paddling Peacocks” at the Penguin Plunge in Farmington! Come on, take the plunge! Don't miss the opportunity to... Read more
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