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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 09:38 AM EDT

SUV Sinks Into Beach as Man Tries to Take Photos of It

SUV Sinks Into Beach as Man Tries to Take Photos of It

A man trying to take scenic photos of his SUV by the Jersey Shore ended up trying to dig the vehicle out after it started sinking into the water-logged sand, officials said. State Park Police responded to a...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:55 AM EDT

Thief Steals Nearly 700 Parking Meters

Thief Steals Nearly 700 Parking Meters

Nearly 700 parking meters have been stolen from downtown Stockton, California, over the past year. "We don't understand why they're down here because they're not making that much money," Stockton...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 01:13 PM EDT
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By Andrea Swalec

This Girl Loved a Burrito So Much She Took Wedding Photos With It

What if you loved a burrito so much you married it? A teenager in Loudoun County,...View gallery

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Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:28 AM EDT

Couple to Wed After Losing Nearly 600 Pounds Together

Couple to Wed After Losing Nearly 600 Pounds Together

Frustrated with his ever-growing weight that peaked at 675 pounds, Ronnie Brower began dieting and working out on his way to losing an astounding 458 pounds. His four-year fitness journey, chronicled on...

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:11 AM EDT

New Zealand's Big Plan to Save Its Birds: Kill Every Rat

New Zealand's Big Plan to Save Its Birds: Kill Every Rat

New Zealand has set itself an environmental goal so ambitious it's been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, possum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:43 AM EDT

Self-Proclaimed Nazi's Name Change to Hitler Takes Effect

Self-Proclaimed Nazi's Name Change to Hitler Takes Effect

A self-proclaimed Nazi officially became Isidore Heath Hitler with a name change that took effect this week. MyCentralJersey.com reported Hitler's name officially changed from Isidore Heath Campbell on Monday...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 09:49 AM EDT

Customs Agents Find Heroin in 'Success!' Greeting Card

Customs Agents Find Heroin in 'Success!' Greeting Card

Customs agents in Philadelphia say they found 8 grams of heroin stuffed inside a congratulatory greeting card addressed to someone in Washington, D.C. The card was shipped from the Netherlands, officials...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 11:13 AM EDT

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

A Twitter user's joking request for help to getting free Wendy's chicken nuggets for a year has earned him a spot in the record books. As of Tuesday morning, Carter Wilkerson, @carterjwm, had more than 3.43...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 11:12 PM EDT

Bear Visits Conn. Woman's Home, Paws at Back Door

Bear Visits Conn. Woman's Home, Paws at Back Door

A resident of Stagecoach Road in Avon, Connecticut, received an unexpected visitor last week. A black bear showed up on the woman's back deck Wednesday morning while the homeowner was making brownies. The...

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 09:16 AM EDT

Accidental Discovery Inspires Crayola's New Blue Crayon

Accidental Discovery Inspires Crayola's New Blue Crayon

Crayola's new crayon color will be based on a blue pigment discovered in 2009. Scientists at Oregon State University accidentally discovered the brilliant blue hue when they were experimenting with materials...

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