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Florida driver survives crash when metal object falls on van

Florida driver survives crash when metal object falls on van

A Florida man survived a harrowing drive after a large piece of scrap metal fell and crushed his van
Published: 07/16/17

Llama rescued from Colorado river, but another still on lam

A llama that became stranded by a northern Colorado river has been rescued by firefighters after he was spooked by a bear
Published: 07/15/17
No Whining: Pope's humor intact despite rough few weeks

No Whining: Pope's humor intact despite rough few weeks

Pope Francis hasn't lost his sense of humor despite a rough few weeks of clamorous exits of top Vatican officials and some other negative headlines
Published: 07/14/17

Bishop offers daily prayer for commuters in 'Summer of Hell'

A Roman Catholic bishop is offering prayers to New York-area commuters facing what's been billed as a "Summer of Hell."
Published: 07/14/17
Australia senator's 3 election wins officially didn't happen

Australia senator's 3 election wins officially didn't happen

The deputy leader on an Australian political party has announced he is ending his nine-year career in Parliament because he has discovered he has technically never been a senator
Published: 07/14/17

Raccoon gets busy in backseat of convertible, giving birth

In Florida, a pregnant raccoon decided to get busy in the backseat of a convertible _ giving birth to two babies
Published: 07/14/17

Suspect flees police, falls through ceiling and is captured

Police say fleeing suspect crawled into attic space at apartment complex, caught after he fell through ceiling into a shower
Published: 07/13/17
Insect attack! US West is battling crop-killing swarms

Insect attack! US West is battling crop-killing swarms

Farmers in the U.S. West face a creepy scourge every eight years or so: Swarms of ravenous insects that can decimate crops and cause slippery, bug-slick car crashes as they march across highways and roads
Published: 07/13/17
Grievance filed over mowing goats at university in Michigan

Grievance filed over mowing goats at university in Michigan

A union has filed a grievance in response to Western Michigan University's hiring of goats to clear woodland acres on campus
Published: 07/13/17

Typo in Wendy's restaurant sign is divine comedy

Sign causes Wendy's customers to contemplate its immoral acts against God
Published: 07/13/17