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A Portuguese teenager has found a message in a bottle that traveled at least 2,400 miles from a Vermont teenager.

By Associated Press June 23, 2021
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A small town in Florida accidentally sold its water tower in a blundered real estate transaction.

By Associated Press June 22, 2021
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The New England Aquarium in Boston accepted an entrance ticket on Thursday first purchased in 1983 that allows the holder to return “at anytime in the future.”

By Associated Press June 21, 2021
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Police say they’ve nabbed a man they call “the crawling burglar” for crawling through windows of metro Atlanta restaurants and then slithering across the floor to avoid motion detectors.

By Associated Press June 20, 2021
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They say neither rain nor snow nor gloom of night will stop the U.S. Postal Service, but an alligator could get in the way.

By Associated Press June 19, 2021
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A commercial lobster diver who got caught in the mouth of a humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod the morning of June 11 said he thought he was going to die.

By Associated Press June 18, 2021
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Three Chinese astronauts arrived Thursday at China's new space station at the start of a three-month mission, marking another milestone in the country's ambitious space program.

By SAM McNEIL Associated Press June 17, 2021
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Scientists have found a dead Asian giant hornet north of Seattle, the first so-called murder hornet discovered in the country this year, federal and state investigators said Wednesday.

By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press June 17, 2021
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A pet dog who vanished for two days after being ejected from a vehicle during a car accident has been found apparently doing the job it was bred to do — herding sheep.

June 17, 2021
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The skeletons of two related Viking-era men, one who died in central Denmark and the other who was killed in England during a massacre ordered by a king, are set to be reunited for an exhibition opening in Copenhagen this month.

By JAN M.OLSEN Associated Press June 16, 2021
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The endangered Sumatran Titan arum, a giant foul-smelling blossom also known as the corpse flower, went into a rare, short bloom at a botanical garden in Warsaw, drawing crowds who waited for hours to see it.

By Associated Press June 15, 2021
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Authorities rescued a man who said he had been trapped for two days inside a large fan at a Northern California vineyard.

By Associated Press June 15, 2021
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The Girl Scouts have an unusual problem this year: 15 million boxes of unsold cookies.

By DEE-ANN DURBIN Associated Press June 14, 2021
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Watch: Stolen ambulance pulled from bay in New York state
Police: Woman crashed stolen ambulance into Irondequoit Bay

Reports of a stolen ambulance from a Utica-based company turned into a lengthy pursuit on the New York State Thruway for state troopers Sunday morning into the afternoon.

By Associated Press June 14, 2021
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Wally the golden retriever did exactly what his breed is supposed to do during a recent swim in a Massachusetts lake, retrieving a small rodent and giving it a ride to shore on his back before ending the trip with a little kiss — an interaction all caught on video by Wally’s owner.

By Associated Press June 14, 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 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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