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In this Jan. 24, 2020, photo, Sammy, a police dog, sits in the lobby of the Fair Haven police station with Sergeant Dale Kerber, in Fair Haven, Vt. Sammy is running for honorary mayor of the town against an incumbent goat as a playground fund-raiser. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
Dog and goat vie for honorary mayor of Vermont townIt's Lincoln the goat versus Sammy the dog in the race for honorary mayor of one Vermont town
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE – In this Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 file photo, a couple heads toward an entrance to a cavern at Ice Castles in North Woodstock, N.H. A neighbor to the seasonal atraction alleges that melt water from the Ice Castles' property flooded her basement with over 15,000 gallons of water in April 2019. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Lawsuit: Winter wonderland is neighbor's spring nightmareA New Hampshire woman says the operators of a seasonal attraction of ice structures failed to control runoff and flooded her basement with over 15,000 gallons of water — and she worries it will happen again this spring
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Wienermobile pulled over in Wisconsin for traffic infractionOscar Mayer's iconic wiener-on-wheels got a grilling from a Wisconsin sheriff's deputy because the driver of the giant hot dog failed to give enough room to another car on the road with emergency lights
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Police: Man man asks gym mates to borrow guns for robberyPolice in Louisiana have charged a man with drug possession after he approached people in a gym parking lot and asked to borrow their guns to commit a robbery
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Jan. 2, 1960, file photo, Sen. John F. Kennedy, D-Mass., formally announces at a news conference in Washington that he is a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. A handwritten draft Kennedy's announcement speech is among hundreds of items associated with the late president to be auctioned in January 2020, by the Boston-based RR Auction. Online bidding for the collection put together by a California man opens Jan. 17. (AP Photo, File)
Seller auctioning JFK docs from ex-California governorFormer California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to know who is trying to sell his father’s memorabilia related to the assassination of President John F
The Associated Press3 days ago
This Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety shows a dummy skeleton found after a State Trooper traffic stop of a 62-year-old man for an HOV lane violation in Phoenix. (Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP)
Man cited for using fake skeleton to drive in HOV laneA 62-year-old man tried to disguise a fake skeleton as a passenger just to use the HOV lane before an Arizona state trooper pulled him over this week
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 file photo, cars and trucks stand in traffic queues on the German Autobahn A2 at Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Germany's biggest car club said Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 it is shifting its position on the introduction of a general speed limit on the Autobahn to “neutral.” Currently, about 70% of Germany's highway network has no speed limit. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)
Powerful German auto club drops hard line on speed limitGermany's biggest car club says it is shifting its position on the introduction of a general speed limit on the Autobahn to “neutral
The Associated Press4 days ago
2 elephants escape from circus in Russian cityTwo elephants went for a walk and a roll in the snow the middle of Russia's third-largest city, ignoring the stares of passers-by and drivers
The Associated Press4 days ago
This Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 video image courtesy of NBC4 shows a coastal clean-up crew retrieving a box with cremated human remains found in a cliff in Long Beach, Calif. The California coastal cleanup crew ended months of anguish for a grieving family with the discovery of cremated remains of loved ones that had been in a van that was stolen before a funeral service. Damadis Sanchez was 34 when she was killed along with her 8-year-old son, Anthony, in a traffic accident in Texas. Her brother, Gerson Lopes, had their remains returned to the family near LA. Last April, the family was preparing for a memorial service when a van with the ashes inside was stolen. Lopes says it was like a weight off his shoulders to finally get the remains. (NBC4-TV via AP)
Cremated human remains found in California after theftA California coastal cleanup crew ended months of anguish for a grieving family with the discovery of cremated remains that had been in a van that was stolen before a funeral service
The Associated Press4 days ago
Animal shelter says "world's worst cat" is up for adoptionA North Carolina animal shelter says it has the “world's worst cat” available for adoption
The Associated Press5 days ago
Nevada woman sentenced for killing she blamed on spiritsA Nevada woman who said she shot a gun at spirits who attacked her roommate has been sentenced to prison for the man's fatal shooting
The Associated Press5 days ago
Ancient voice: Scientists recreate sound of Egyptian mummyResearchers say they've mimicked the voice of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy by recreating much of its vocal tract using medical scanners, 3D printing and an electronic larynx
The Associated Press5 days ago
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