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California scientist names moth species after Donald Trump

Scientists in California have named a newly discovered moth species after President-elect Donald Trump, saying the white and yellow scales on the insect's head are reminiscent of Trump's blond hairdo
Published: 01/19/17
Raccoons recover at California zoo after cross-country ride

Raccoons recover at California zoo after cross-country ride

Baby raccoons that inadvertently hitched a cross-country ride to Northern California are recovering at the Oakland Zoo
Published: 01/19/17
Foreclosed mall once valued at $190M is auctioned for $100

Foreclosed mall once valued at $190M is auctioned for $100

A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has been auctioned off for $100
Published: 01/18/17

Driver clocked at 91 mph in snowstorm wanted new car stereo

New Hampshire State Police say a driver clocked at 91 mph during a snowstorm said she was late for an appointment to have a new car stereo installed
Published: 01/18/17
Finally, an explanation of strange African 'fairy circles'?

Finally, an explanation of strange African 'fairy circles'?

Scientists may have solved the mystery of those odd 'fairy circles' that dot an African desert in simple geometric beauty, and it's more natural than supernatural
Published: 01/18/17

Video of giant alligator draws crowds to Florida preserve

Video of a massive alligator caught walking through a Florida nature preserve in front of stunned onlookers has prompted crowds of people hoping to catch their own glimpse
Published: 01/18/17

Missing hunter located in Alabama jail

Authorities say a missing hunter who was the object of a search in Alabama was found safe _ in jail
Published: 01/17/17

NJ brewery honors Villanova University's 175th anniversary

The co-owners of New Jersey's Cape May Brewing Company are honoring the 175th anniversary of their alma mater with a uniquely named commemorative brew
Published: 01/17/17

Dismembered deer carcasses remain a mystery in Ohio

Police in northeast Ohio have no leads in solving a Friday the 13th mystery involving the dumping of several dismembered deer carcasses that were found alongside the road
Published: 01/17/17

Going bananas? Israeli zoo scrambles to find missing monkey

Israel's largest zoo scrambles to find monkey who swung out of tree, escaped from wildlife park near Tel Aviv
Published: 01/17/17