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Answers sought after male bus driver poses as elderly woman

Answers sought after male bus driver poses as elderly woman

Some Rhode Island city councilors want to know more about a middle-age male senior center van driver who posed as an elderly woman during a press conference
Published: 02/05/16

Molly Schuyler retakes chicken-eating title at Wing Bowl

For the second time in three years, Molly Schuyler's chicken-chomping skills led her to victory at Philadelphia's Wing Bowl
Published: 02/05/16
Moscow exhibition free for women wearing high heels

Moscow exhibition free for women wearing high heels

A music video with over 33 million views online has inspired Moscow art organizers to offer free admission to women who turn up wearing high heels
Published: 02/05/16

NYC police say drone hits Empire State Building

Police say a man was arrested after he apparently lost control of a small drone that crashed into the Empire State Building
Published: 02/05/16
Snow sculptors from across the nation compete in Wisconsin

Snow sculptors from across the nation compete in Wisconsin

Teams of snow sculptors have gathered in Wisconsin to compete to be named the best in the nation
Published: 02/05/16
Starving sea lion found in San Diego, California, restaurant

Starving sea lion found in San Diego, California, restaurant

A starving sea lion has been rescued after finding its way into the booth of a fancy San Diego restaurant
Published: 02/05/16

Idaho panel backs school's 'Maniac' license-plate proposal

A northern Idaho lawmaker is once again seeking to create a specialized license plate depicting a controversial Idaho high school mascot
Published: 02/05/16
Japan may change temple map icon to avoid Nazi confusion

Japan may change temple map icon to avoid Nazi confusion

TOKYO – As Japan gears up to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and caters to a surging influx of foreign visitors, the country faces a cultural dilemma: Should it stop identifying Buddhist temples on maps with the traditional “manji” ...
Published: 02/04/16
Starving sea lion found in San Diego restaurant

Starving sea lion found in San Diego restaurant

SAN DIEGO – A starving sea lion has been rescued after finding its way into the booth of a fancy San Diego restaurant.
Published: 02/04/16
Ape at Utah zoo predicts Panthers to win Super Bowl

Ape at Utah zoo predicts Panthers to win Super Bowl

An ape at the Salt Lake City zoo has predicted the Carolina Panthers will win the Super Bowl
Published: 02/04/16