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Friday, Jul 7, 2017 at 01:39 PM PDT

Redlands Police Capture 5-Foot-Long 'Not Friendly' Python

Redlands Police Capture 5-Foot-Long 'Not Friendly' Python

Police devised a plan to capture the python and transport it in one of their tactical bags

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 06:26 AM PDT

Man Hid Wife's Body in Freezer to Collect Social Security

Man Hid Wife's Body in Freezer to Collect Social Security

Authorities in Florida say the heirs of a man who hid his wife's body in a freezer so he could continue collecting her Social Security benefits have repaid the government for the money he took, the Department of...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 09:48 PM PDT

Baby Whale Caught Throwing Temper Tantrum

Baby Whale Caught Throwing Temper Tantrum

A crew member on a whale watching boat in Dana Point used a drone Sunday to capture a baby humpback whale throwing a fit.

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 06:27 AM PDT

The Internet Can't Get Enough of This Dog's Balancing Act

The Internet Can't Get Enough of This Dog's Balancing Act

River, a 5-year-old golden retriever from Charlotte, North Carolina, has the internet talking about his ability to balance things on his head and nose.

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 06:19 AM PDT

Zoo Animals Eat Frozen Treats at Zoo in Rome

Zoo Animals Eat Frozen Treats at Zoo in Rome

A zoo in Rome is giving animals frozen treats this summer to help them beat the heat, and to provide them with vitamins, minerals and amusement.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:39 AM PDT

China Gives Germany Two Pandas Ahead of G-20 Summit

China Gives Germany Two Pandas Ahead of G-20 Summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping presented German Chancellor Angela Merkel with two unique gifts ahead of Friday’s G-20 Summit: a pair of giant pandas. The two pandas, Meng Meng and Jiao Qing (which...

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 08:00 PM PDT

Stolen Oxnard Fire Truck Recovered in San Francisco

Stolen Oxnard Fire Truck Recovered in San Francisco

An Oxnard Fire Department truck was recovered Tuesday in San Francisco, the Oxnard Police Department said.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 08:41 AM PDT

Balder Eagle: Bird's Featherless Head Stumps Experts

Balder Eagle: Bird's Featherless Head Stumps Experts

A bald eagle, the soaring symbol of America, is recovering from an injury or ailment that left the top of its head featherless. Fishermen spotted the bird on the ground south of Syracuse last month, according...

Monday, Jul 3, 2017 at 09:42 AM PDT

Nevada Couple Marries in Marijuana-Growing Facility

Nevada Couple Marries in Marijuana-Growing Facility

Getting married in a grow house was more about showing support for the way marijuana laws are moving forward in Nevada.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 07:47 AM PDT

Tenant Abandons Apartment, Leaves Behind Scorpions

Tenant Abandons Apartment, Leaves Behind Scorpions

It happens: Sometimes people leave things behind when they move. But what one tenant left in an apartment in Houston, Texas, was anything but normal. Tarantulas and scorpions were found in 20 containers...

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