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Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 10:46 AM EDT

Man Tries to Smuggle $100K Worth of Birds in Curlers: Pros

Man Tries to Smuggle $100K Worth of Birds in Curlers: Pros

A man was arrested at JFK Airport Sunday after attempting to smuggle into the United States 34 live birds from Guyana -- concealed in plastic hair curlers, prosecutors announced.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 07:04 PM EDT

Man Says He Was Deceived When He Bought Tiny Strip of Land

Man Says He Was Deceived When He Bought Tiny Strip of Land

A South Florida man thought he snagged a deal when he paid $9,100 in an online auction for what he thought was a villa. What he got was a 1-foot-by-100-foot strip of land. The land, valued at only $50,...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 04:17 PM EDT

'Star Trek' Logo Shaped Dune Found on Mars

'Star Trek' Logo Shaped Dune Found on Mars

A dune formation found on Mars would seem — without knowing the story of dunes, lava and wind behind it — highly illogical. Many fans of the show "Star Trek" are noting one particular dune "footprint" looks...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 03:51 PM EDT

NJ Man Allegedly Calls 911 After Bar Kicked Him Out

NJ Man Allegedly Calls 911 After Bar Kicked Him Out

A 21-year old man was charged Thursday after police say he called 911 after being kicked out and banned for life from a bar in New Jersey last month.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 11:54 AM EDT

The Craziest Food Heists

Honey, nuts and cheese top the list of the most expensive — and delicious — food...View gallery

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Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 12:01 AM EDT

Tesla Driver Appeared to Be 'Fully Sleeping' for at Least 30 Miles on Calif. Freeway

Tesla Driver Appeared to Be 'Fully Sleeping' for at Least 30 Miles on Calif. Freeway

There are six levels of driver assistance technology recognized by federal highway safety authorities, ranging from a driver performing all the tasks to full automation — the vehicle can do everything under all...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 11:25 AM EDT

16-Year-Old Driver Clocked at 170 KPH Offers Unusual Excuse

16-Year-Old Driver Clocked at 170 KPH Offers Unusual Excuse

Cops pulling over a driver tearing along a highway in Canada at a mind-blowing speed of 170 kilometers an hour (the equivalent of about 106 mph in a 62 mph-zone) encountered a 16-year-old behind the wheel -- and...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 03:58 PM EDT

Summer Solstice 2019: What You Need to Know

Summer Solstice 2019: What You Need to Know

The summer solstice sets off the official start of summer as the Northern Hemisphere angles itself at the point in its orbit closest to the sun, causing the longest day and shortest night of the calendar...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 12:07 PM EDT

Woman Wanted in Handbag Attack at NYC Office Supplies Store

Woman Wanted in Handbag Attack at NYC Office Supplies Store

Authorities are looking for a woman they say whacked a 70-year-old woman in the head with her handbag during an argument at an office supplies store in Brooklyn last week.

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 12:42 PM EDT

New Kraft Item Wants Parents to Lie to Get Kids to Eat Salad

New Kraft Item Wants Parents to Lie to Get Kids to Eat Salad

Global condiment maker Kraft is introducing a new product -- ranch dressing disguised as vanilla frosting -- to help parents get their kids to eat more salad, a move that aims to give "parents a hand in...

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