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A Las Vegas mother says she received a $3,000 bill after doctors removed a plastic doll shoe stuck in her 3-year-old daughter’s nose.

By Associated Press December 5, 2019
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It took artist Leandro Erlich two years and 330 tons (299 metric tons) of sand to create his largest work of art to date — a giant traffic jam, made entirely of sand.

By Associated Press December 5, 2019
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Investigators in Florida’s Palm Beach County are searching for a dog thief targeting a particular high-end breed.

By Associated Press December 5, 2019
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A woman who bought a baby shower gift at a Florida Goodwill store was shocked when the father-to-be opened the box and found a loaded semi-automatic rifle inside.

By Associated Press December 5, 2019
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The town of North Yarmouth is asking for the public’s help in tracking down the person who’s discarding bags of soiled adult diapers alongside local roads.

By Associated Press December 5, 2019
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Police in Georgia say a man called out of his Steak ’n Shake job because he was “intoxicated,” then showed up anyway and demanded money while holding a co-worker at gunpoint.

By Associated Press December 4, 2019
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A dog who was dubbed the unicorn puppy because of a tail-like growth between his eyes will remain with the founder of a Missouri rescue group, despite more than 300 offers to adopt him.

By Associated Press December 4, 2019
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Visitors to the Tennessee Aquarium may be shocked to learn that an electric eel named Miguel Wattson is lighting up a Christmas tree.

By Associated Press December 4, 2019
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Residents of a Mississippi city are protesting a large pothole in their neighborhood by decorating it with holiday cheer.

By Associated Press December 3, 2019
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Authorities say no one was hurt when an evacuation slide fell from a jetliner into the yard of a suburban Boston home.

By Associated Press December 2, 2019
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An elk is running around western North Carolina with a shredded hammock on its head, and apparently a love of apples is to blame.

By Associated Press December 2, 2019
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A New Jersey hospital says a kidney meant for one patient was mistakenly transplanted into another with the same name who was farther down the priority list.

By Associated Press December 1, 2019
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A bear has been blamed for a pair of vehicle break-ins at an Alaska airport parking lot that resulted in thousands of dollars in damage to one car, officials said.

By Associated Press December 1, 2019
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A convenience store clerk in North Carolina staged a robbery with her boyfriend at the business, used the money to buy rings hours later and made a video of their engagement at a Walmart, police said.

By Associated Press November 30, 2019
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Put domestic cats on a leash to better protect threatened birds and the environment? The European Union says that would deny mankind’s furry friend its unalienable right to roam.

By Associated Press November 30, 2019
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The loss of Krispy Kreme doughnuts documented by police in Georgia has come to a bittersweet ending.

By Associated Press November 29, 2019
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A teenager has been safely rescued without injury after becoming stuck in the chimney of a Phoenix home.

By Associated Press November 29, 2019
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A magnet-wielding angler has fished a World War I-era grenade from a western Michigan river.

By Associated Press November 29, 2019
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A man’s quest to find his wedding ring on a 4,000-foot snow-covered mountain in New Hampshire has been completed by a couple of hikers — and a metal detector.

By Associated Press November 29, 2019
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A man whose body was in a freezer for as long as 11 years was the husband of the woman who had recently died in their apartment west of Salt Lake City, police said Tuesday.

By BRADY McCOMBS, Associate Press November 29, 2019
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A farm animal with unbridled ambition in South Carolina has given new meaning to the phrase “get off your high horse.”

By Associated Press November 27, 2019
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The 24-year-old self-taught Palestinian artist says he can balance almost any object, using what he calls a mix of mind and body.

By HATEM MOUSSA, Associated Press November 27, 2019
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Thanksgiving came early for a group of New York City commuters who enjoyed a holiday feast on a subway train.

By Associated Press November 27, 2019
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No frogs were harmed in the making of a Florida high school’s science class.

By Associated Press November 26, 2019
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An intruder didn’t count on an 82-year-old woman living alone being an award-winning bodybuilder with nerves of steel.

By Associated Press November 26, 2019

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