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Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 06:18 AM EST

Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears

Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears

Grizzly bears near Wyoming schools got national attention after Donald Trump's education secretary nominee mentioned them in a Senate hearing this week. Betsy DeVos suggested teachers in Wapiti, Wyoming, may need guns to fend off bears, but the school says that's not the case.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 09:14 AM EST

What Are the Odds? Mom, Dad, Son All Share a Birthday

What Are the Odds? Mom, Dad, Son All Share a Birthday

Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other's birthday. After all, the husband and wife were born the same day. And so was their son, 27 years later this past December. The odds of...

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 09:53 AM EST

Cat Litter or Meth? Texan Says Deputies Couldn't Tell

Cat Litter or Meth? Texan Says Deputies Couldn't Tell

A Houston-area man says sheriff's deputies conducted faulty field tests on cat litter they found in his vehicle, which they believed was methamphetamine. Ross Lebeau was charged with possession of a controlled...

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 08:31 PM EST

Community Embraces Goat Neighbors

Community Embraces Goat Neighbors

A large herd of goats has become a popular fixture in one Florida community. Neighbors have been visiting and feeding the goats for years, but many had no idea how the animals ended up there.

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 11:59 AM EST

New York Subway Riders Ditch Pants

New York Subway Riders Ditch Pants

New York Subway riders were in full winter attire except for their pants as part of the annual 'No Pants Subway Ride.'

Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 06:43 PM EST

Surfing on Lake Michigan in Winter

Surfing on Lake Michigan in Winter

Hear from a group of surfers who ventured out to surf on Lake Michigan in the middle of winter.

Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 01:47 PM EST

Auto Dealer Commercial Bloopers Go Viral

Auto Dealer Commercial Bloopers Go Viral

A blooper posted on an auto dealer's Facebook page may prove to be the better marketing strategy, after White Bear Mitsubishi's outtakes reel gathered millions of views in just two weeks. The commercial, posted on Dec. 23, 2016, tickled viewer funny bones after a white bear mascot is shown slipping multiple times throughout the recording. (Video courtesy White Bear Mitsubishi)

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 04:12 PM EST

Mandy Moore Reacts to 'Flattering and Terrifying' Shower Mosaic

Mandy Moore Reacts to 'Flattering and Terrifying' Shower Mosaic

A mural of Mandy Moore was said to be found inside an apartment shower in Queens — a piece of art that inspired the singer and actress to respond on Twitter. Roommates apparently discovered the life-sized,...

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 05:27 PM EST

Llama Runs Free on Roads Near Athens, Georgia

Llama Runs Free on Roads Near Athens, Georgia

A llama was on the lam in Georgia for a little while Wednesday afternoon, bringing out sheriff's deputies and, according to two witnesses, slowing traffic as onlookers gawked. The woolly scofflaw was seen in...

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 03:01 PM EST

Utah Woman Says Plane Dropped Feces on Her Home

Utah Woman Says Plane Dropped Feces on Her Home

A Salt Lake City woman says a commercial plane dropped human waste on her car and home, and it isn't the first time this has happened. "At first I thought, 'Wow, some bird really took a dump on my car!" said Bethany Bowker. "It's disgusting."

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