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Pokemon, just go: France doesn't want creatures in schools

France's education minister wants the makers of "Pokemon Go" not to locate the rarest of their virtual creatures in schools
Published: 08/29/16
Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway
Published: 08/29/16
Behemoth bike: German eyes world record for heavy pedaling

Behemoth bike: German eyes world record for heavy pedaling

A German man has built a behemoth bicycle that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world's heaviest rideable bike
Published: 08/29/16

Ohio city's new $868K firetruck doesn't fit in station

Officials in a southwest Ohio city say a new firetruck that cost the city almost $868,000 doesn't fit in its station houses
Published: 08/28/16

Woman admits crickets, worms spilling on subway was a stunt

A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank
Published: 08/27/16
Owner: Pig found after 6 weeks in 'pretty good' condition

Owner: Pig found after 6 weeks in 'pretty good' condition

The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in "pretty good" condition after being missing for six weeks from her Pennsylvania home
Published: 08/27/16
Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

A Civil War soldier misidentified when he was buried at an Ohio cemetery more than 150 years ago is to get a new headstone.
Published: 08/27/16

UK broadcaster shuts down for hour, asks viewers to exercise

One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise
Published: 08/27/16
Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home

Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home

A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners
Published: 08/27/16

Oldest floating US post office scrapes rock, runs aground

The oldest floating post office in the United States has run aground in New Hampshire
Published: 08/27/16