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Baby monitor lets parents soothe child remotely

Motorola is touting a high-tech parenting solution at Las Vegas gadget show CES - a connected baby monitor that lets parents watch and even interact with their child through their smartphone.

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Watch: Robots tug on the heartstrings at CES gadget show

At Las Vegas gadget show CES, robot makers are showcasing several pet-like sociable robots to win over consumer hearts.

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Walmart commercial features iconic movie cars: Mystery Machine, K.I.T.T., Ecto-1, DeLorean time machine, more

Social media is buzzing about Walmart's newest grocery pickup commercial featuring famous cars from the Batmobile and Ghostbuster Ecto-1 to Cinderella's carriage and Transformers' Bumblebee.

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New Mexican arrested for allegedly stealing postal truck

New Mexico State Police say a woman who allegedly stole a postal truck has been arrested in Raton.

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Oklahoma game warden catches poacher via dating app

An Oklahoma woman looking for love got more than she bargained for when she unwittingly shared her exhilaration about illegally shooting a “bigo buck” on a dating app with a state game warden.

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Lyft bringing self-driving cars to Las Vegas

Ride-hailing company Lyft is teaming up with mobility tech firm Aptiv to bring a public commercial autonomous vehicle service to Vegas.

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Watch: Ill. police have run-in with 'disorderly' squirrel

Caught on video: Police officers in McHenry, Illinois, had a recent run-in with a 'disorderly' squirrel.

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Watch: Scores of vultures gather near MD shopping center

Scores of vultures perching near a Maryland shopping center are unnerving some customers of a grocery store and fast-food restaurant.

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Moose wanders into Alaska hospital building

A moose wandered into a hospital building in Alaska’s largest city Monday — and Stephanie Hupton was ready to capture the visit with her phone camera.

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Not for pick-up: Spilled chicken cause traffic problems

These chicken tenders aren’t for pick-up. An Alabama sheriff’s office is warning people against eating chicken that tumbled on to a rural highway after a truck wreck.

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Firefighters, civilians rescue 86 puppies from pet store fire

Firefighters were joined by passers-by to rescue nearly 100 puppies from Connecticut pet store threatened by a fire.

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Couple reunited with engagement ring dropped in sewer

Police in New York City say they helped a couple ring in the new year by reuniting them with their missing engagement ring.

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New hearts forge new friendship for same-day triple transplant recipients

Two patients at University of Chicago Medicine have forged a friendship after each received a new heart. kidney and liver within 30 hours. (Jan. 4)

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Watch: Officer rescues kitten from middle of Missouri highway

A Missouri police officer has a furry sidekick after making a rescue on an interstate highway.

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California woman arrested for allegedly biting jogger

Authorities have arrested a woman they say bit a jogger who pepper-sprayed her dog at a San Francisco Bay Area park. Authorities have arrested a woman they say bit a jogger who pepper-sprayed her dog at a San Francisco Bay Area park.

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Mugger attacks senior who was a kickboxing champ, loses TKO

Steve Shepherd, 68, was headed to his car last week when a mugger hit him in the head with a bottle and demanded his cellphone.

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Stolen purple penguin statue returned to hotel museum

A large purple penguin statue that was swiped from a hotel in Oklahoma City apparently managed to waddle back home after police released surveillance ...

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Man threatens to rob bank then strips to his underwear, awaiting arrest

Authorities are holding a man they say tried to rob a San Diego County bank, then told frightened customers to call 911, stripped to his underwear and awaited arrest.

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Man accused of guitar thefts has 1 thing to say: ‘Go Eagles’

A Pennsylvania man accused of breaking into a music store and stealing guitars tells reporters he has one thing to say: “Go Eagles.”

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Krispy Kreme delivers doughnuts to officers over pastry loss

Krispy Kreme has stepped in to comfort Kentucky police officers mourning the loss of a doughnut truck that caught fire.

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Watch: Fire destroys historic upstate New York church

Aerial video shows fire destroying a 19th century church in upstate New York on Wednesday.

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Watch: Cleaning up the sea

Greece is hauling rusting, abandoned ships out of the Gulf of Elefsina to stop them from leaking hazardous materials into the water. (AP Video/Srdjan Nedeljkovic)

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Watch: Man tries to steal bike from police station

Ignoring a big sign and a surveillance camera, a man attempts to steal a bicycle from outside an Oregon police station. He doesn't get very far.

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Florida deputies pull woman from submerged car

A Florida sheriff's dive team pulled a woman to safety early on New Year's Day after another driver cut her off on Interstate 4 and her vehicle wound up upside down in a muddy ravine.

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Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on moon's far side

A Chinese spacecraft on Thursday made the first-ever landing on the far side of the moon in the latest achievement for the country's growing space program.

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