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Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 09:22 AM EDT

Blocked: NASA Moon, Sun Accounts Squabble on Eclipse Day

Blocked: NASA Moon, Sun Accounts Squabble on Eclipse Day

The moon didn't just block the sun in the sky. NASA's official Twitter account for the moon blocked its official account for the sun on the social media site to show that the eclipse wasn't just meant for the...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 02:17 PM EDT

As Eclipse Approaches in Oregon, 1 Rest Stop Fills

As Eclipse Approaches in Oregon, 1 Rest Stop Fills

Motorists in Salem, Oregon traveling to see the solar eclipse have apparently decided to hunker down at a rest stop, heeding warnings from law enforcement that stopping on the shoulder of highways is illegal.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 01:14 PM EDT

Woman Stuck in Swimming Pool Turns to Facebook for Help

Woman Stuck in Swimming Pool Turns to Facebook for Help

A New Hampshire woman who became stuck in a swimming pool after the ladder broke turned to Facebook to ask for help getting out. Sixty-one-year-old Leslie Kahn was swimming in her pool Aug. 11 when the...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:30 PM EDT

Man Accused of Spraying Manure on Border Patrol Car

Man Accused of Spraying Manure on Border Patrol Car

A Vermont man accused of spraying liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement is scheduled to appear in court.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 08:23 AM EDT

Olympians Share Their Most Embarrassing School Memories

Olympians Share Their Most Embarrassing School Memories

From bad school pictures to awkward first day wardrobes, Team USA members can now look back on some of their most embarrassing school moments and laugh.

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 12:27 PM EDT

Beachgoers Accidentally Kill Baby Dolphin in Spain

Beachgoers Accidentally Kill Baby Dolphin in Spain

A Spanish environmental group has called on beachgoers to refrain from crowding around, touching or taking photos of stray sea animals following the death of a baby dolphin last week. Images on Spanish media...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 11:10 AM EDT

Call the Fashion Cops: 'Jorts-Wearing Bandit' Hits St. Louis

Call the Fashion Cops: 'Jorts-Wearing Bandit' Hits St. Louis

Anyone who recognizes a man accused of robbing stores in the St. Louis area while wearing jean shorts is being urged to call "the fashion police." St. Louis County Police dubbed the suspect the "jorts-wearing...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 09:20 AM EDT

Escape Artist Llama Makes Bid for Freedom on NH Golf Course

Escape Artist Llama Makes Bid for Freedom on NH Golf Course

Golfers in New Hampshire say they were joined by a llama on the green, after he escaped from his enclosure to the sixth fairway at Eagle Mountain Golf Course in Jackson.

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:55 AM EDT

Long-Lost Diamond Ring Turns Up on a Carrot

Long-Lost Diamond Ring Turns Up on a Carrot

A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot. Mary...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 09:18 PM EDT

7 Total Eclipse Driving Tips

7 Total Eclipse Driving Tips

Driving while the total solar eclipse is happening on August 21? Here are seven tips that will ensure your safety while driving.

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