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A Chicago bus driver looking for a way to relieve stress during the coronavirus pandemic jumped into Lake Michigan for a 365th straight day on Saturday.

By SHAFKAT ANOWAR Associated Press June 13, 2021
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Electric cars, meet your competition. Electric boats are on the way.

By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER Associated Press June 13, 2021
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A Chicago bus driver looking for a way to relieve stress during the coronavirus pandemic jumped into Lake Michigan for a 365th straight day on Saturday.

By Associated Press June 12, 2021
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A woman from Ventura was reunited with a wallet she lost 46 years ago after an employee working on remodeling Southern California’s historic Majestic Ventura Theater discovered it inside a crawl space.

June 12, 2021
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After five years of sniffing out land mines and unexploded ordnance in Cambodia, Magawa is retiring.

By OPHENG CHEANG Associated Press June 11, 2021
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A bear in Arizona emerged unscathed from quite the power trip when it became stuck on a utility pole.

By Associated Press June 10, 2021
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Professional python hunters and amateurs alike have a chance to win prizes in Florida’s annual hunt for the biggest snakes — the Burmese pythons that are ravaging the state’s native species.

By Associated Press June 10, 2021
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Already famous at home, China’s wandering elephants are now becoming international stars.

By Associated Press June 9, 2021
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When the FBI dismantled an encrypted messaging service based in Canada in 2018, agents noticed users moving to other networks. Instead of following their tracks to rivals, investigators decided on a new tactic: creating their own service.

By MIKE CORDER, NICK PERRY and ELLIOT SPAGAT AP June 8, 2021
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You have a dog. You want a dog. You don’t like really dogs, but you love Christopher Guest’s comedy “Best in Show.”

June 8, 2021
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A judge has rejected the “stand your ground” defense of a Florida man who said he beat an iguana to death only after it attacked him, biting him on the arm.

By Associated Press June 8, 2021
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After nearly five decades of blowin’ in the wind, a double Bob Dylan album finally has a direction home: A man living in San Francisco has mailed the vinyl back to an Ohio library 48 years after it was supposed to be returned

By Associated Press June 7, 2021
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As more companies start selling tickets to space, a question looms: Who gets to call themselves an astronaut?

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer June 6, 2021
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Some people are greeted by the family dog. For Todd Westward, it’s a ruffed grouse.

By Associated Press June 5, 2021
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At night, the floors of sheds vanish beneath carpets of scampering mice. Ceilings come alive with the sounds of scratching. One family blamed mice chewing electrical wires for their house burning down.

By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press June 4, 2021
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A New Mexico sheriff who is running for mayor of Albuquerque was interrupted while on stage at a campaign event by a flying drone with a sex toy attached to it and a man who punched him.

By Associated Press June 3, 2021
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A Florida-based group of Romanian nationals stole $740,000 from hundreds of churches by taking donation checks from their mailboxes and cashing them, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said this week.

By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press June 3, 2021
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A herd of 15 wild elephants that walked 500 kilometers (300 miles) from a nature reserve in China’s mountain southwest were approaching the major city of Kunming on Wednesday as authorities rushed to try to keep them out of populated areas

By Associated Press June 2, 2021
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Hailey Morinico didn’t hesitate when she saw a large bear facing off with her family dogs from the top of a wall in their Southern California backyard.

By Associated Press June 2, 2021
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A drug dealer in the English city of Liverpool thought he was the big cheese — until police got all the evidence they needed to arrest him from a picture he shared of himself holding a small block of creamy Stilton.

By PAN PYLAS Associated Press June 1, 2021
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A young alligator traced to the Louisiana bayous traded swamp scum for a sandy Padre Island beach in South Texas.

By Associated Press May 31, 2021
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General Motors is teaming up with Lockheed Martin to produce the ultimate off-road, self-driving, electric vehicles — for the moon.

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer May 30, 2021
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A recreational plane landed safely on a Sydney beach with three people aboard including a baby on Wednesday after its single engine failed, officials said.

By Associated Press May 29, 2021
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Wearing a French maid-inspired lingerie costume and high heels, dancer JoJo Hamner waited patiently to get her COVID-19 vaccine in a line that snaked past a glittery hostess stand under a red-light chandelier.

By MICHELLE L. PRICE Associated press May 28, 2021
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A Massachusetts woman who accidentally tossed out a $1 million lottery ticket eventually collected her winnings thanks to the kindness and honesty of the owners of the store where she bought it.

By Associated Press May 28, 2021

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