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Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:04 AM EDT

Feet Jabbed Into Empty Row Make for In-Flight 'Nightmare'

Feet Jabbed Into Empty Row Make for In-Flight 'Nightmare'

A California woman thought she had hit the jackpot when she boarded a JetBlue plane for a short flight this week: she had an entire row to herself. "I left the armrests up so I could bask in the comfort of my...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 06:11 PM EDT

Man Beats Odds of Catching Blue Lobster

Man Beats Odds of Catching Blue Lobster

A New Hampshire lobsterman has joined an elite club after catching a rare blue lobster.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 10:45 AM EDT

Gator Crosses Busy Florida Street

Gator Crosses Busy Florida Street

A large alligator was captured on camera crossing a busy street in Lakeland, Florida.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 10:33 AM EDT

Goat Rams Through Glass Door of Colo. Business

Goat Rams Through Glass Door of Colo. Business

An aggressive goat was caught on camera repeatedly ramming and eventually breaking the front door glass door of a polyurethane manufacturer in Colorado.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 09:11 AM EDT

This Tropical Storm's Name Isn't a Jab at the President

This Tropical Storm's Name Isn't a Jab at the President

It's not a tweet storm but a real storm. The newest potentially dangerous swirl of hot air is a tropical storm in the Atlantic named Don. And it's a total coincidence that the storm bears a common nickname for...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 03:13 PM EDT

Grizzly Bear Gets Root Canal

Grizzly Bear Gets Root Canal

A team of veterinarians and specialists performed a root canal on a 538-pound grizzly bear named Albert at an animal rescue in Alpine, Calif.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:36 PM EDT

Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses in Woman's Eye

Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses in Woman's Eye

Doctors in England made a shocking discovery during a routine eye surgery, removing more than two dozen contact lenses from a woman’s eye. The 67-year-old patient, who had worn monthly contact lenses for 35...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 10:54 AM EDT

Whining Over Winnie? Chinese Censors Scrub Pooh Memes

Whining Over Winnie? Chinese Censors Scrub Pooh Memes

Winnie the Pooh is a fictional persona non grata on some Chinese social media sites, where censors are scrubbing images and mentions of the bear, NBC News reported. On the popular chat app WeChat, stickers...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 09:55 AM EDT

Woman Taking Selfie Damages $200,000 in Art

Woman Taking Selfie Damages $200,000 in Art

A woman damaged an estimated $200,000 worth of art at a Los Angeles gallery while taking a selfie.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 09:57 PM EDT

Truck Spills Live Eels on Oregon Highway

Truck Spills Live Eels on Oregon Highway

[WARNING: Some people may find the content of this video disturbing] A truck hauling eels overturned on an Oregon highway, turning the coastal road into a slimy mess on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

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'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs... Read more
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