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Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 03:29 PM EDT

Why Did the Alligator Cross the Runway?

Why Did the Alligator Cross the Runway?

An alligator crossing a runway at Orlando International Airport caused delays on Monday.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 10:58 AM EDT

'Forget Pizza Rat': Squirrel Spotted Scarfing Down Avocado in Manhattan

'Forget Pizza Rat': Squirrel Spotted Scarfing Down Avocado in Manhattan

A passerby spotted a squirrel munching on an avocado in a fenced in tree area on an Upper West Side sidewalk. Henry Zhang filmed the rodent at West 73rd Street and Broadway in Manhattan, he wrote in a Facebook...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 02:57 PM EDT

Canadian Peacocks Fight Their Own Reflections, Damaging Cars

Canadian Peacocks Fight Their Own Reflections, Damaging Cars

Feral peacocks in a Canadian city near Vancouver aren’t known to harm humans but video shows them threatening parked luxury vehicles. The peafowl have been troubling Surrey, British Columbia, for some time —...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 11:11 AM EDT

Rarer Than Red Lobster: Orange Lobster Found at Grocery Store

Rarer Than Red Lobster: Orange Lobster Found at Grocery Store

Workers at a Massachusetts supermarket have found a rare orange lobster. Roche Bros. Supermarkets said in a Facebook post on May 29 workers at their Westborough store found the lobster in a shipment of...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:49 AM EDT

Sacrebleu! French Man Wins Lottery Twice in 18 Months

Sacrebleu! French Man Wins Lottery Twice in 18 Months

A man who regularly plays the lottery with the same numbers at the same place in eastern France has beaten huge odds, winning the My Million lottery twice in 18 months. Le Parisien newspaper says mathematicians...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:54 AM EDT

Trump, Pence Share Odd Moment at FEMA Briefing

Trump, Pence Share Odd Moment at FEMA Briefing

Vice President Mike Pence shared an odd moment at a FEMA hurricane briefing with his boss, President Donald Trump, when both men removed their water bottles from the table in a now-viral clip.

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 08:11 PM EDT

'Psychic' Cat Set to Predict World Cup Winners and Losers

'Psychic' Cat Set to Predict World Cup Winners and Losers

Move aside, Paul the Octopus, there's a new psychic animal on the scene. Achilles the cat, who lives at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, is set to pick World Cup winners and losers. To predict...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 06:20 AM EDT

Cow Rescued After Getting Stuck in Md. Swimming Pool

Cow Rescued After Getting Stuck in Md. Swimming Pool

Firefighters in Davidsonville, Maryland, helped a cow get moo-ving after the bovine got stuck in a swimming pool. The cow fell into a swimming pool on the 3800 block of Birdsville Road just after 9 p.m....

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 01:08 AM EDT

Realty Sign Lost During Superstorm Sandy Ends Up in France

Realty Sign Lost During Superstorm Sandy Ends Up in France

A New Jersey realty company says that one of its advertisements lost during Superstorm Sandy in 2012 has been found washed up on a French beach. Diane Turton Realtors, a company headquartered in Point Pleasant...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 09:07 PM EDT

1 of 4 Peacocks That Escaped Philadelphia Zoo Found Dead

1 of 4 Peacocks That Escaped Philadelphia Zoo Found Dead

One of four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo and created a traffic jam on the nearby Schuylkill Expressway was found dead Thursday afternoon. The peacocks were spotted around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday...

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NBC CT Telemundo Connecticut Blood Drive Today
Start the summer on a lifesaving note by donating blood at the NBC Connecticut/Telemundo Connecticut Blood Drive on Wednesday, June 20 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, home of the Yard Goats. Read more
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