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Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 07:28 AM PST

99-Year-Old Woman Wakes Up to Find Exotic Animal on Chest

99-Year-Old Woman Wakes Up to Find Exotic Animal on Chest

A 99-year-old woman in Miami said she woke up to find an animal on her chest, according to a veterinarian caring for the unusual creature. It was a kinkajou, an animal usually found in the rainforests...

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 at 06:16 AM PST

Lizard Found in Kindergartner's Salad Becomes New Class Pet

Lizard Found in Kindergartner's Salad Becomes New Class Pet

A central New Jersey elementary school science class has a new pet after a lizard was discovered in a student's salad after being refrigerated for days. Riverside Elementary School science teacher Mark Eastburn...

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 05:07 PM PST

What to Wear? Zuckerberg Posts Photo of His Closet

What to Wear? Zuckerberg Posts Photo of His Closet

Mark Zuckerberg keeps a closet full of the same grey t-shirts and hoodies so he doesn't have to decide what to wear to work.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 03:06 PM PST

Vegan Butcher Offers 'Meatless Meats'

Vegan Butcher Offers 'Meatless Meats'

Chances are pretty good when you think vegan or vegetarian, a butcher shop isn't what comes to mind but the owners of Herbivorous Butcher in Minneapolis, Minnesota hope to change that.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 12:29 PM PST

Trailer With $70K Worth of Cheese Stolen in Wis.

 Trailer With $70K Worth of Cheese Stolen in Wis.

Police in Germantown, Wisconsin, are looking for suspects after a trailer containing about $70,000 worth of cheese was stolen from a trucking company. Police say the trailer was taken early Friday from...

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 at 02:24 AM PST

Raw Meat Found in Traveler's Luggage: CBP

Raw Meat Found in Traveler's Luggage: CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspectors say a traveler tried to smuggle five raw chickens and three packages of pork meat after a flight this week to North Texas from El Salvador. The traveler, a...

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 06:55 AM PST

Two People Arrested for Stealing Truck, Living in It

Two People Arrested for Stealing Truck, Living in It

A man and a woman were arrested near in La Mesa, California Saturday for stealing a Penske rental truck. The truck is registered in Indiana, but the suspects stole it from Oceanside. “The male is actually...

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 at 11:43 AM PST

Calif. Firefighter Saves Boa Constrictor From Fire

Calif. Firefighter Saves Boa Constrictor From Fire

A San Diego area firefighter gently wiped the face of a boa constrictor he had just pulled from a burning apartment Friday afternoon. Chula Vista Fire crews were called to the 16000 block of Calle Atria at 4:15...

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 03:40 PM PST

NY Village Changing Logo That Was Butt of Jokes on 'Daily Show'

NY Village Changing Logo That Was Butt of Jokes on 'Daily Show'

The upstate New York village of Whitesboro has confirmed that it will change its official logo a day after the image, which appears to show a white man throttling an Indian, was ridiculed on Comedy Central's...

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 01:00 PM PST

Cops Pay $40 to Save Escaped Goat: NYPD

Cops Pay $40 to Save Escaped Goat: NYPD

A couple of NYPD cops paid $40 of their own money to bail out a goat that escaped a slaughterhouse earlier this week, taking the gruff former fugitive to a Long Island sanctuary. Cops from the 103rd precinct's...

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