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Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 03:02 AM PST

Scientists Say They’ve Discovered a Lost Continent

Scientists Say They’ve Discovered a Lost Continent

Scientists say they have identified an underwater continent two-thirds the size of Australia — and they are calling it Zealandia. This newly proposed continent is about 1.74 million square miles in size and...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 11:44 AM PST

Golfer Takes on Gator to Save Dog

Golfer Takes on Gator to Save Dog

Florida golfer Lucky Copps lived up to his name recently when he jumped into a pond to save a friend's dog from an attacking alligator.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 02:46 PM PST

Ducks Take Over Russian Park

Ducks Take Over Russian Park

Thousands of ducks have taken up residence in the famous Peterhof Park near St.Petersburg, Russia for the winter instead of migrating to warmer places.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 11:23 PM PST

Brewery Offers Paid Leave for Workers Who Rescue Dogs

Brewery Offers Paid Leave for Workers Who Rescue Dogs

Scotland-based brewery BrewDog recognizes that, while a dog is a person's best friend, introducing a new dog into the home can be a difficult process. The company announced earlier this week that they're giving...

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 03:19 AM PST

Royals Reliever Flynn Injured Falling Through Barn Roof

Royals Reliever Flynn Injured Falling Through Barn Roof

Kansas City Royals left-hander Brian Flynn is expected to be sidelined for eight weeks after falling through a barn roof at his Oklahoma residence. The Royals said Tuesday that Flynn broke a rib and had...

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 01:04 PM PST

Man Allegedly Steals Mortuary Van With Body Inside

Man Allegedly Steals Mortuary Van With Body Inside

A man was arrested after police say he stole a van from a Southern California mortuary with a dead body inside, returned it about an hour later and then stole a different van from the same business.

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 03:23 AM PST

Cats Make an Appearance at the Westminster Dog Show

Cats Make an Appearance at the Westminster Dog Show

Dogs from petite papillons to muscular Rottweilers showed off their four-footed agility Saturday at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, tackling obstacles from hurdles to tunnels. And next door, so did some...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 03:56 PM PST

Texas Whopper: $4 Billion Bond Set for Man in Murder Case

Texas Whopper: $4 Billion Bond Set for Man in Murder Case

They say everything is bigger in Texas. It's now safe to say that applies to bail. Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown set 25-year-old Antonio Marquis Willis' bond last week at a whopping $4 billion...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 12:51 PM PST

Orange Gator Puzzles South Carolina Residents

Orange Gator Puzzles South Carolina Residents

No one seems to know why there's an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston. Residents joke the gator used too much self-tanning lotion. Or maybe it's a fan of the Clemson Tigers, who are known for their...

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 at 02:01 AM PST

Valentine's Day Dance Falls Victim to Okla. City's Old Ordinance

Valentine's Day Dance Falls Victim to Okla. City's Old Ordinance

A small Oklahoma town is echoing the story line of '80s movie "Footloose" by canceling a Valentine's Day dance because of an arcane city ordinance enforcing a strict moral code. KTUL-TV reports that the...

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