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Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 09:56 AM EDT

Deforestation Threatens Some of Earth's Natural Cures

Deforestation Threatens Some of Earth's Natural Cures

Amazing medical cures from the Earth’s forests are threatened by deforestation.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 10:37 AM EDT
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By Shoshana Stahl

Man Finally Cuts His Nails After 66 Years

A new exhibit opens today at Ripley's Believe It or Not! in New York City with...View gallery

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Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 09:40 AM EDT

Calif. Couple Remodeling Bathroom Uncovers Hidden Message

Calif. Couple Remodeling Bathroom Uncovers Hidden Message

Are there messages just waiting to be uncovered in my home? That's what many are wondering after coming across a tweet that went viral this week posted by San Jose resident Alex Monney. The tweet, which has...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 09:59 PM EDT

Margarita-Loving Bear Takes a Dip in a California Hot Tub

Margarita-Loving Bear Takes a Dip in a California Hot Tub

Mark Hough had barely taken a sip of his Friday afternoon margarita when he heard twigs snapping and leaves rustling in his lush Altadena, California, backyard. At first he brushed it off as the sounds of...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 04:56 PM EDT

California Bear Relaxes in Hot Tub, Laps Up Margarita

California Bear Relaxes in Hot Tub, Laps Up Margarita

Mark Hough had barely taken a sip of his Friday afternoon margarita when he heard twigs snapping and leaves rustling in his lush Altadena, California, backyard. At first he brushed it off as the sounds of his...

Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 at 10:12 PM EDT

Guards Wait for Inmate to Pass Diamond Earrings He Swallowed

Guards Wait for Inmate to Pass Diamond Earrings He Swallowed

Guards at a Florida jail are taking on an unusual duty. They're monitoring the bathroom habits of an inmate charged with stealing and swallowing diamond earrings. Leesburg Police say Ryan Penman and his...

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 04:53 AM EDT

Zsa Zsa, the English Bulldog, Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

Zsa Zsa, the English Bulldog, Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in...

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 10:23 AM EDT

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Sure, it's common in New York City to see men in suits commuting on the subway or in taxis -- but on a paddleboard across the Hudson River? That may be a first. Eunice Rivers was taking the ferry to work in...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 09:09 PM EDT

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

A flight attendant for a Chinese airline pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to smuggle two-dozen spotted and box turtles in a carry-on bag from Los Angeles to China.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 09:43 PM EDT

Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders

Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders

Daytona Beach firefighters on Thursday were working to rescue stranded riders after a roller coaster derailed on the boardwalk in that Florida city.

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NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to present the 4th annual Clear the Shelters adoption event on Saturday. In this nationwide event, animal shelters and rescue organizations are opening... Read more
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