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Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 06:43 PM PDT

Airbnb Jail Puts Guests Behind Bars

Airbnb Jail Puts Guests Behind Bars

A jail in Canada that's been closed for decades is getting a second life thanks to a creative entrepreneur. The owner will begin listing individual cells on Airbnb at the end of June.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM PDT

Woman, Unaware She's Pregnant, Gives Birth on Sidewalk

Woman, Unaware She's Pregnant, Gives Birth on Sidewalk

A Massachusetts woman preparing to go to the hospital for serious pain instead gave birth to an unexpected baby girl.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 04:54 PM PDT

Make Way! Bear Interrupts 10-Mile Race in Colorado

Make Way! Bear Interrupts 10-Mile Race in Colorado

A runner was 5 miles into the Garden of the Gods Run on Sunday when a bear crossed his path near Colorado Springs.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 06:11 AM PDT

'French Spider-Man' Climbs Hotel in Barcelona

'French Spider-Man' Climbs Hotel in Barcelona

French climber Alain Robert, also known as "French Spider-Man," climbed the Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel on June 12. The hotel is the city's fourth-tallest building.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 01:45 PM PDT

Hundreds of Bats Invade Florida Fire Station

Hundreds of Bats Invade Florida Fire Station

A Florida fire-rescue crew has been evicted from its station by an invasion of bats.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 03:23 PM PDT

Why Did 'Lord Buckethead' Run Against the British PM?

Why Did 'Lord Buckethead' Run Against the British PM?

British prime minister Theresa May had some unusual competition for her seat in Parliament this year—and social media took notice. Twitter was ablaze Friday with photos of May standing beside an Elmo impersona...

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 03:25 PM PDT
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Photos: Aztec Temple Discovered Underneath Mexico City Hotel

Underneath a 1940s-era hotel in Mexico City, archaeologists have unearthed Aztec...View gallery

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Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 12:03 PM PDT

Deer Crashes Into Paint Store

Deer Crashes Into Paint Store

A young deer ran into a Pennsylvania paint store on June 1. The young buck ran around the store before finding its way out.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 07:02 AM PDT

Man, Dog Saved From Sinking Duct-Taped Boat by Coast Guard

Man, Dog Saved From Sinking Duct-Taped Boat by Coast Guard

Ducks do well in water. A duct-taped boat? Not so much. KTOO reports (http://bit.ly/2rGw2pW) the U.S. Coast Guard picked up a 32-year-old man and his dog from an inflatable, duct-taped watercraft when it...

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 04:08 AM PDT

Man Claimed Fake Drugs at Bonnaroo Were 'God's Work': PD

Man Claimed Fake Drugs at Bonnaroo Were 'God's Work': PD

A man accused of bringing more than a thousand doses of fake drugs to the Bonnaroo music festival said he was doing "God's Work" with the bogus substances, Tennessee authorities said Thursday. The Coffee County...

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