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Monday, Dec 26, 2016 at 03:15 AM PST

You Can't Expense That Llama: 2016's Wackiest Claims

You Can't Expense That Llama: 2016's Wackiest Claims

A llama brought in for a photo shoot may just be the zaniest expense request of 2016, according to a survey of more than 430 business travelers, NBC News reports. A $28,000 bottle-service tab, a blow-up doll...

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 04:51 PM PST

Charles The Pig Heads Home

Charles The Pig Heads Home

A pet pig that miraculously survived the recent Tennessee wildfires by burrowing into the mud has been reunited with the family.

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 09:29 AM PST

Ticket or Onion, Asks Fla. Officer Dressed as the Grinch

Ticket or Onion, Asks Fla. Officer Dressed as the Grinch

A Monroe County Sheriff's officer gave out onions instead of traffic citations for drivers slightly going over the speed limit in a school zone on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. Dressed as the Grinch,...

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 02:37 PM PST
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By Jason Kandel

Biggest Drug Busts

We compile the pictures of the biggest drug busts from law enforcement around the...View gallery

  • $5 Million in Heroin
  • Psychedelic Mushrooms
  • Heroin Concealed in Truck Axle Casings, Drive Shaft
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 10:18 AM PST

NY Commuters Scurry as Rat Hops Down Up Escalator

NY Commuters Scurry as Rat Hops Down Up Escalator

Rats taking on giant dinner rolls and slices of pizza in the subway have become fodder for viral memes this year, but no New York City rodent has attempted such a feat as one undertaken at the height of Monday's...

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 11:15 AM PST

President Trump Gets Wax Figure for Madame Tussauds

President Trump Gets Wax Figure for Madame Tussauds

Sculptors and artists at Madame Tussauds' wax museum are working non-stop to complete wax figures of President-elect Donald Trump in time for Inauguration Day on Jan. 20, 2017. Trump will be the first sitting president to already have a wax figure in the museum, after his first sitting in 1997.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 12:35 PM PST

Watch: Workers Throw Sex Toys to Chase Off Gunman

Watch: Workers Throw Sex Toys to Chase Off Gunman

An armed man who entered an adult-themed store Wednesday and demanded cash was chased off by two employees who lobbed sex toys at him in a bizarre confrontation that was caught on camera. The man can be seen...

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 05:33 AM PST

Crews Recover $5K in Cash Mistakenly Thrown in NY Trash

Crews Recover $5K in Cash Mistakenly Thrown in NY Trash

With a little luck and the diligence of several sanitation workers, a Long Island woman was reunited with $5,000 in cash that she accidentally threw in the trash. Forty-five-year-old Krishna Nadalall says his...

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 07:38 AM PST

Kitten Survives Car Crash, Weeks Alone Before Reunion

Kitten Survives Car Crash, Weeks Alone Before Reunion

A gray housecat named Cleo is finally going home after surviving a car crash and fending for herself in unfamiliar territory for several days. The 7-month-old kitten ran off after her family was involved in a...

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 03:10 AM PST

Caught on Camera: NJ Police Corral Runaway Donkeys

Caught on Camera: NJ Police Corral Runaway Donkeys

Police in South Jersey came to the rescue after four "unruly donkeys" escaped from an enclosure and from responding officers. The Mount Laurel Police Department posted video to Facebook that shows part of the...

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