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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 02:35 PM EDT

NJ Runner Struck by Deer Still Manages to Finish Race

NJ Runner Struck by Deer Still Manages to Finish Race

A runner who was struck by a deer during a half marathon in New Jersey still managed to cross the finish line.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 07:11 AM EDT

Treasure Hunters Challenge FBI Over Dig for Legendary Gold

Treasure Hunters Challenge FBI Over Dig for Legendary Gold

Surrounded by dozens of stone-faced FBI agents on a frigid winter's day, Dennis and Kem Parada stared down at the empty hole and knew something wasn't right. The father-son duo spent years combing this bit...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 11:14 AM EDT
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By Christian Paz

Hundreds of Corgis Descend on DC's Jefferson Memorial

Hundreds of corgis and other dogs from across the D.C. area gathered at the Thom...View gallery

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Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 08:33 AM EDT

Rock Used as Doorstop Is Actually a Meteorite Worth $100K

Rock Used as Doorstop Is Actually a Meteorite Worth $100K

A Michigan man curious about a rock he'd used for decades as a doorstop now knows its secret: it's a meteorite worth $100,000. In fact, the nearly 23-pound hunk of iron and nickel is the sixth largest meteorite...

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 09:08 PM EDT

Banksy Artwork Self-Destructs Moment After $1.4 Million Sale

Banksy Artwork Self-Destructs Moment After $1.4 Million Sale

Art prankster Banksy has struck again. A work by the elusive street artist self-destructed in front of startled auction-goers on Friday, moments after being sold for 1.04 million pounds ($1.4 million). In an...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 11:55 AM EDT

8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword From Swedish Lake

8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword From Swedish Lake

Her name conjures up Old Nordic tales about heroic accomplishments and that's exactly what Saga this summer did when she stumbled on a pre-Viking-era sword in a southern Sweden lake. Saga Vanecek, 8, was...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 07:49 AM EDT

Drunk Flying: Minnesotans Call Cops on Buzzed Birds

Drunk Flying: Minnesotans Call Cops on Buzzed Birds

Police in a small northern Minnesota community have been taking some strange calls about birds that seem to be intoxicated. Citizens in Gilbert on the state's Iron Range have reported the birds flying into...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 01:08 PM EDT

A Hole in Arkansas Is a Flame-Spouting Mystery

A Hole in Arkansas Is a Flame-Spouting Mystery

Officials in northern Arkansas are investigating the cause of a mysterious hole in the ground that spouted flames into the air for more than 40 minutes. Investigators have ruled out methane as the source of the...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 11:47 AM EDT

You, Yes You, Are Needed to Count Squirrels in Central Park

You, Yes You, Are Needed to Count Squirrels in Central Park

Things may get a bit nutty out in Central Park — now that a squirrel census has made its way to the city.

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 06:21 AM EDT

Couple Sets Up Tent on Subway, Crawl Inside, Smoke: Witness

Couple Sets Up Tent on Subway, Crawl Inside, Smoke: Witness

A couple got onto a subway train at the start of the evening rush Friday, set up a tent, crawled inside and brazenly began smoking drugs to the shock and disgust of other passengers in the train car, one of whom...

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