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Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 01:05 PM EDT

Woman Lured by Singles Ad Dies After Weeks in Captivity

Woman Lured by Singles Ad Dies After Weeks in Captivity

A 41-year-old woman who responded to a singles ad was held captive for several weeks by a man and his ex-wife — and later died at a hospital of injuries sustained while in captivity, NBC News reported. The...

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 11:05 AM EDT

British Court: Woman Can't Name Her Daughter Cyanide

British Court: Woman Can't Name Her Daughter Cyanide

A woman from Wales cannot name her baby daughter Cyanide, a British court ruled Thursday. The woman, whose name cannot be published for legal reasons, has infant twins and wants to name her son Preacher and her...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 01:40 PM EDT

Great Dane Gets Stuck in Tree

Great Dane Gets Stuck in Tree

Kora, a 120-pound Great Dane who was stuck 20 feet up a tree in Louisville, Nebraska, was rescued Saturday night by the local fire department.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 12:58 PM EDT

Chimp Leads Police on Chase Through Japanese Town

Chimp Leads Police on Chase Through Japanese Town

A chimpanzee fled from a zoo in northern Japan and tried desperately to avoid being captured by climbing an electric pole. Not for long.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 06:48 PM EDT

'Inky' the Octopus Escapes New Zealand Aquarium

'Inky' the Octopus Escapes New Zealand Aquarium

Inky the octopus waited until it was dark and the staff had gone home from the National Aquarium of New Zealand before making his move.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 10:56 AM EDT

Canine Food Truck: Chicken Feet, Pumpkin Pretzels and 'Pupcakes'

Canine Food Truck: Chicken Feet, Pumpkin Pretzels and 'Pupcakes'

Stand on any block around lunchtime near Amazon.com's downtown Seattle headquarters and there are two common sights: people walking their dogs and people buying lunch at food trucks.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 06:48 PM EDT

WATCH: Burglar Grills Burger in After-Hours Break-In

WATCH: Burglar Grills Burger in After-Hours Break-In

Police in Washington, D.C., are searching for a man seen in surveillance video who apparently grilled himself a hamburger as the restaurant was closed before allegedly swiping some water. Police said the...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 11:41 AM EDT

'Stolen' Gold-Flecked Meteorite at Center of Legal Fight

'Stolen' Gold-Flecked Meteorite at Center of Legal Fight

A precious meteorite that’s traveled from the asteroid belt near Mars to the mountains of Fukang, China, to Marin County, California, is at the center of a vicious ownership battle being fought in San Francisco...

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 10:54 AM EDT

Alligator Approaches Resident's Front Door in Plant City

Alligator Approaches Resident's Front Door in Plant City

An alligator was removed from a mobile home community in Central Florida Tuesday after it approached a home's front door.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 at 07:03 PM EDT

WATCH: Falling Tree Narrowly Misses NJ Cop Car

WATCH: Falling Tree Narrowly Misses NJ Cop Car

A New Jersey police car came dangerously close to being crushed by a large tree when the tree snapped and fell onto the road amid powerful winds Sunday, dashcam footage from the patrol car shows.

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