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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 08:55 AM PST

Scientists Say They’ve Discovered a Lost Continent

Scientists Say They’ve Discovered a Lost Continent

Scientists say they have identified an underwater continent two-thirds the size of Australia — and they are calling it Zealandia. This newly proposed continent is about 1.74 million square miles in size and...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 11:23 PM PST

Brewery Offers Paid Leave for Workers Who Rescue Dogs

Brewery Offers Paid Leave for Workers Who Rescue Dogs

Scotland-based brewery BrewDog recognizes that, while a dog is a person's best friend, introducing a new dog into the home can be a difficult process. The company announced earlier this week that they're giving...

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 03:19 AM PST

Royals Reliever Flynn Injured Falling Through Barn Roof

Royals Reliever Flynn Injured Falling Through Barn Roof

Kansas City Royals left-hander Brian Flynn is expected to be sidelined for eight weeks after falling through a barn roof at his Oklahoma residence. The Royals said Tuesday that Flynn broke a rib and had...

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 03:23 AM PST

Cats Make an Appearance at the Westminster Dog Show

Cats Make an Appearance at the Westminster Dog Show

Dogs from petite papillons to muscular Rottweilers showed off their four-footed agility Saturday at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, tackling obstacles from hurdles to tunnels. And next door, so did some...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 03:56 PM PST

Texas Whopper: $4 Billion Bond Set for Man in Murder Case

Texas Whopper: $4 Billion Bond Set for Man in Murder Case

They say everything is bigger in Texas. It's now safe to say that applies to bail. Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown set 25-year-old Antonio Marquis Willis' bond last week at a whopping $4 billion...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 12:51 PM PST

Orange Gator Puzzles South Carolina Residents

Orange Gator Puzzles South Carolina Residents

No one seems to know why there's an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston. Residents joke the gator used too much self-tanning lotion. Or maybe it's a fan of the Clemson Tigers, who are known for their...

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 at 02:01 AM PST

Valentine's Day Dance Falls Victim to Okla. City's Old Ordinance

Valentine's Day Dance Falls Victim to Okla. City's Old Ordinance

A small Oklahoma town is echoing the story line of '80s movie "Footloose" by canceling a Valentine's Day dance because of an arcane city ordinance enforcing a strict moral code. KTUL-TV reports that the...

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 07:57 AM PST

Thousands of Dead, Dying Bees Wash Ashore in Fla.

Thousands of Dead, Dying Bees Wash Ashore in Fla.

Thousands of dead and dying bees are washing up on a popular beach in Southern Florida. Naples beach goers had to watch where they stepped Tuesday after some people say they have been stung just along the...

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 03:57 PM PST

Doctor Removes 130-Pound Tumor From Mississippi Man

Doctor Removes 130-Pound Tumor From Mississippi Man

A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat. Roger Logan, 57, had the non-cancerous growth removed on Jan. 31 at Bakersfield...

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 08:48 AM PST

Cheeto That Looks Like Harambe Nets $100K on eBay

Cheeto That Looks Like Harambe Nets $100K on eBay

Someone bid nearly $100,000 on eBay for a Cheeto that bears a resemblance to slain gorilla Harambe.

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