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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 01:11 PM PDT

Lawmakers 'Tricked' Into Honoring Ku Klux Klansman

Lawmakers 'Tricked' Into Honoring Ku Klux Klansman

Lawmakers in Tennessee are crying foul after Republican Rep. Mike Sparks sneaked in a resolution to honor former Ku Klux Klansman Nathan Bedford Forrest with a bust under a different name. The resolution passed...

Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 at 06:59 AM PDT

'Mr. Gorilla' Finishes Crawling the London Marathon: Report

'Mr. Gorilla' Finishes Crawling the London Marathon: Report

Tom Harrison, who began crawling the London Marathon dressed in a gorilla suit six days ago, finished the race Saturday, the BBC reported. Harrison, dubbed Mr. Gorilla is raising money for the Gorilla...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 12:57 PM PDT

Drug Smuggler Turns Meth Into Art

Drug Smuggler Turns Meth Into Art

A man's elaborate plan to deal drugs ended in disaster when detectives discovered he had pottery shipped to Florida that was covered with $600,000 worth of meth paste.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 07:38 AM PDT
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By Nina Lin

Who's The Fairest? 'Most Beautiful Bulldog' Takes Home Crown

Proud pet parents from Washington to Illinois bought their English bulldogs to...View gallery

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Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 03:24 AM PDT

Nordstrom Selling 'Fake Mud' Jeans With Hefty Price Tag

Nordstrom Selling 'Fake Mud' Jeans With Hefty Price Tag

Nordstrom is lighting up the internet with some expensive fake mud jeans.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 09:46 AM PDT

300 Pounds of Banned Yak Meat Seized at NYC Airport

300 Pounds of Banned Yak Meat Seized at NYC Airport

Customs agents seized nearly 300 pounds of banned yak meat at JFK Airport after a shipment was found hidden in sweaters, shawls and pants, officials said Tuesday. While yak meat is not illegal in America,...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 05:48 AM PDT

Golf Balls in Potato Harvest Prompt Hash Brown Recall

Golf Balls in Potato Harvest Prompt Hash Brown Recall

A food company is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have pieces of golf balls in them. McCain Foods USA's recall notice said the golf balls apparently were...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 01:26 PM PDT

The Real Origin of '420'

The Real Origin of '420'

There have been many myths about where the slang "420" originated from, but here's the real story behind the term.

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 04:32 AM PDT

Mystery in C: Who Stashed Gold Inside a British Piano?

Mystery in C: Who Stashed Gold Inside a British Piano?

British officials say they've been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a "life-changing" amount of money. The school that owns the piano and the...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:23 AM PDT
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By City News Service

Fossils Unearthed During Metro Purple Line Construction

Excavation crews working on the Purple Line subway extension at Wilshire Bouleva...View gallery

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