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Watch: At $75 a cup, "World's Most Expensive Coffee"
California cafe touts its $75 coffee as the world’s priciest

A California cafe is brewing up what it calls the world’s most expensive coffee — at $75 a cup.

May 17, 2019
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Five kittens that stowed away on a 400-mile trip to San Diego are looking for new homes.

By Associated Press May 17, 2019
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Staff at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida had to bring in a front-end loader to remove an alligator that was lounging on a runway.

By Associated Press May 17, 2019
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A British restaurant has given some customers an unexpected treat, accidentally serving them a 4,500-pound ($5,760) bottle of red wine.

By Associated Press May 16, 2019
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Police: 5-year-old brings 22 vials of crack cocaine to preschool
Boy told teacher’s aide the person who handed him the bag told him to hide it

Philadelphia police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy brought 22 vials of crack cocaine into a preschool at a Roman Catholic church.

May 16, 2019
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The famous winged TWA terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport came out of its decades-long retirement Wednesday with a new life as a luxury hotel.

By Associated Press May 16, 2019
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A French-developed tablet called the HistoPad is giving museumgoers in Ohio the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the milestone D-Day World War II invasion 75 years later.

By Associated Press May 16, 2019
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A polar bear at Utah's Hogle Zoo got a treat on a hot day last week. Nora got a chance to roll around and munch on ice cubes.

By Associated Press May 16, 2019
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A farmer says he had to cut off his own mangled leg with a pocket knife after it became trapped in a grain hopper in northeastern Nebraska.

By Associated Press May 15, 2019
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A man in the Mississippi Delta says he and his son are still alive because their dog alerted them that their house was on fire.

By Associated Press May 15, 2019
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Two window washers have been rescued from a dangling scaffold above the roof of a nearly 850-foot (259 meters) skyscraper in downtown Oklahoma City.

By Associated Press May 15, 2019
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A semi-trailer hauling honey overturned on a northwestern Indiana highway, spilling some of the sticky substance and restricting travel for hours.

By Associated Press May 15, 2019
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Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government plane has been grounded by an excited fan who jumped out of her van to take a photo of it at Dortmund airport but forgot to put the parking brake on, and the vehicle rolled slowly into the nose of the jet.

By Associated Press May 14, 2019
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While most of the candidates for Denmark’s general election are making good use of the internet, posting their promises on websites and social media, one has gone a step further.

By Associated Press May 14, 2019
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A video showing a group of gorillas displaying the very human behavior of trying to stay out of the rain has gone viral.

By The Daily Courier May 14, 2019
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Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo is celebrating the Mother’s Day birth of a newborn western lowland gorilla.

May 14, 2019
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A woman was able to save herself and her cat after the car they were riding in plunged into a Massachusetts river.

By Associated Press May 13, 2019
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A New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she fled an officer during a traffic stop and told him, “I don’t think so.”

By Associated Press May 13, 2019
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A Kauai man pleaded no contest after telling police he was under the influence of a hallucinogenic when he used a machete to wreak havoc on his former boss’ home because of a fish dispute

By Associated Press May 13, 2019
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A fast-acting school bus driver is being lauded for grabbing a student by the back of his jacket as he was about to step out into the path of a passing car.

May 12, 2019
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A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic “nein” from German officials.

By Associated Press May 12, 2019
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The rock band Guns N’ Roses is accusing a Colorado brewery of piggybacking off their fame to sell beer and merchandise.

By Associated Press May 12, 2019
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Spring was in the air when a New Jersey homeowner found two black bears battling in his yard.

By Associated Press May 11, 2019
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A waiter has returned a cashier’s check worth nearly $424,000 to the retired social worker who lost it.

By Associated Press May 11, 2019
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A businesswoman attempting to make a delivery outside of Albuquerque says thieves rolled off in her U-Haul packed with thousands of dollars’ worth of refried beans.

By Associated Press May 11, 2019