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Video of woman chasing cat on Texas tollway prompts warning

Highway experts say a cat chase on a busy Houston-area toll road should serve as a warning about what not to do when animals get loose in traffic
Updated: 4 hours ago

Ultra-marathon runner reunited with missing stray dog

Ultra-marathon runner Dion Leonard has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through a grueling desert race in China
Updated: 6 hours ago

Handsome cop upstages rock stars in Northern Ireland

Fans in Northern Ireland are keenly awaiting a Belfast music festival featuring Avicii and the Red Hot Chili Peppers
Updated: 8 hours ago

Woman jostled on NYC subway loses grip on crickets and worms

A woman jostled on a New York City subway train dropped the crickets and worms she was trying to sell, causing some to land on other passengers
Updated: 11 hours ago
Branching out: Stick sculptor gains global following

Branching out: Stick sculptor gains global following

An artist who has gained an international following by twisting and weaving sticks and vines into whimsical outdoor sculptures is back in New England to unveil his latest creations
Published: 08/25/16

Woman drives through store after refused gift card purchases

Employees of an Oregon grocery are cleaning up after police say a woman drove her SUV into the store and down the aisles
Published: 08/25/16
For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed

For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed

A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, which he had hidden under a bed for 10 years as a lucky charm, a tourism official said Thursday
Published: 08/25/16
Federal judge puts Starbucks lawsuit on ice in California

Federal judge puts Starbucks lawsuit on ice in California

A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks was defrauding customers by adding ice to its cold beverages
Published: 08/25/16

Officers penalized for taking recruits to play 'Pokemon Go'

Two officers in a suburban Denver police department that's under federal investigation are no longer allowed to train recruits after taking them to play "Pokemon Go" instead of teaching them
Published: 08/24/16
Sour letter from Bonnie and Clyde to ex-ally up for auction

Sour letter from Bonnie and Clyde to ex-ally up for auction

A bitter letter from notorious Depression-era gangsters Bonnie and Clyde to a former member of their gang they felt had betrayed them is going up for auction
Published: 08/24/16