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A Maine woman says she received more than 500 letters from UnitedHealthcare in five days.

By Associated Press September 27, 2019
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Police in Ohio have released video they say shows an inmate collecting contraband dropped by drone over a county jail’s outdoor exercise yard.

By Associated Press September 27, 2019
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Officers in a Massachusetts police department briefly turned into Amazon drivers after a stash of undelivered packages was found in a cemetery.

By Associated Press September 26, 2019
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Police in Mississippi’s capital city say two stolen vehicles have crashed into each other.

By Associated Press September 26, 2019
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One of the most recent threats to California's environment has webbed feet, white whiskers, shaggy fur and orange buck teeth that could be mistaken for carrots.

By SAMANTHA MALDONADO and TERRY CHEA, Associated Press September 26, 2019
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In one of the videos, a small object streaks across the sky before the U.S. Navy fighter jet’s tracking system locks on and follows it.

By BEN FINLEY, Associated Press September 25, 2019
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Jump by jump, 98-year-old D-Day veteran Tom Rice is nudging closer to his goal of leaping out of planes at age 100.

By Associated Press September 25, 2019
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A masterpiece attributed to 13th century Italian painter Cimabue has been discovered in a French woman’s kitchen —and it’s expected to sell for millions of euros at an upcoming auction.

By CLAIRE PARKER, Associated Press September 25, 2019
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Kansas City, Missouri, police are urging people not to leave grenades “just lying around” after the discovery of one led officers to temporarily block off surrounding streets.

By Associated Press September 24, 2019
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Authorities say a Kentucky woman who stopped for gas while driving through Tennessee noticed her trunk wasn’t closed all the way -- and then found a stranger inside of it.

By Associated Press September 24, 2019
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Authorities in Louisiana say a camel at a truck stop petting zoo sat on a woman after she crawled into its enclosure.

By Associated Press September 24, 2019
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A Massachusetts woman thought she was signing up to run a half marathon near her home, not across the Atlantic Ocean.

By Associated Press September 23, 2019
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Authorities are investigating the deaths of dozens of cats found at an upstate New York home after the former owner was evicted.

By Associated Press September 23, 2019
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The public is getting its first glimpse of new red panda cub at the Milwaukee County Zoo.

By Associated Press September 23, 2019
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As the setting sun left a yellow tinge on dirt-colored cactuses as far as the eye could see, park ranger Anna Roberts gave us a lesson on what we were about to hunt.

By PETER PRENGAMAN Associated Press September 22, 2019
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Emergency workers caught an unusual prowler lurking around rooftops in northern France: a black panther.

By Associated Press September 22, 2019
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Officials have a warning after a Colorado Springs woman put an injured bobcat in her car, inches away from where her child was in a safety seat: Don’t pick up wildlife.

By Associated Press September 22, 2019
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Utah police used their vehicle sirens to drive a 2-year-old bear up a tree after its presence in a northern Utah town caused traffic delays Wednesday morning.

By Associated Press September 21, 2019
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Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car.

By Associated Press September 21, 2019
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A cat-like creature in Oregon’s coastal forests that’s so rare it was once thought to be extinct can no longer be hunted, trapped or collected as roadkill under new rules that could go into effect as soon as next week, officials said Monday.

By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press September 21, 2019
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Events involving thousands of Earthlings answering an internet buzz about an invitation to "Storm Area 51" in the Nevada desert have been mostly festive, with crowds numbering in the low thousands and few arrests, officials said.

By Associated Press September 21, 2019
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Seaside New England is known for rocky shores, seafood shacks, chance whale sightings and, in recent months, lots of gooey, tentacled blobs.

By PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press September 20, 2019
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A pastor wearing a colander on his head offered the opening prayer on behalf of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster to open a local government meeting in Alaska, the latest blessing from a nontraditional church since a court ruling.

By Associated Press September 20, 2019
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Visitors descending on the remote Nevada desert for “Storm Area 51” are from Earth, not outer space.

By KEN RITTER, Associated Press September 20, 2019
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Police in Lincoln say a 19-year-old woman sparked an apartment fire Monday by burning love letters from her ex in her bedroom.

By Associated Press September 19, 2019

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