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Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 01:10 PM PDT

Watch a Giant Pumpkin Regatta

Watch a Giant Pumpkin Regatta

What is a more autumn activity than racing giant pumpkins? Students from the West Virginia University held their inaugural Giant Pumpkin Regatta Boat Race as part of Mountaineer Week - just in time for...

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 04:53 AM PDT

Everybody Hush Now: Man Fined for Belting '90s Tune in Car

Everybody Hush Now: Man Fined for Belting '90s Tune in Car

A Canadian man's decision to belt out a 1990s dance hit while inside his car has landed him a $149 ticket for being too loud in public. But Taoufik Moalla said Monday he'll fight the ticket and denies his...

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 10:38 PM PDT

California Surfer Makes Board Using 10,000 Cigarette Butts

California Surfer Makes Board Using 10,000 Cigarette Butts

A California surfer has won a recycled surfboard contest with an entry covered with 10,000 cigarette butts.

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 12:15 PM PDT

Olympians' Favorite Halloween Candy

Olympians' Favorite Halloween Candy

With Halloween a week away, members of Team USA talk about their favorite Halloween candy - and the worst things to get when trick-or-treating.

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 07:00 AM PDT

Duck Hunt: Man Still Searching for Pink Bird Thought Extinct

Duck Hunt: Man Still Searching for Pink Bird Thought Extinct

Hope is the thing with feathers, poet Emily Dickinson wrote. For Richard Thorns, the feathers are pink. Thorns' hope? To prove that a colorful duck is not extinct. This week, he launches a seventh expedition...

Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 at 09:37 PM PDT

Newborn's Dad Sold Heroin in Maternity Ward: Police

Newborn's Dad Sold Heroin in Maternity Ward: Police

A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he sold heroin in the hospital maternity ward room where people were visiting his newborn daughter.

Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 at 09:46 AM PDT

Thieves Target Cans of Spam

Thieves Target Cans of Spam

Cans of Spam have become a common item that's being stolen from Honolulu stores and then sold on the streets for quick cash, according to authorities.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 09:29 AM PDT

Trump Drawing of Empire State Building Sells for $16,000

Trump Drawing of Empire State Building Sells for $16,000

A sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by President Donald Trump has sold at auction for $16,000. Julien's Auctions says the 12-inch-by-9-inch black marker depiction of the iconic New York City skyscraper...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 01:33 PM PDT

2-Story 'Star Wars' Replica in Yard for Halloween Is Big Hit

2-Story 'Star Wars' Replica in Yard for Halloween Is Big Hit

A two-story "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio is inspiring kids to pick up light sabers and attracting hundreds of visitors from across the state. Elevator mechanic Nick Meyer spent half a...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 10:49 AM PST

Fireball Streaks Across Tri-State Skies

Fireball Streaks Across Tri-State Skies

Hundreds of people in the tri-state area saw a fireball streak across the afternoon sky Wednesday afternoon, according to one scientific group.

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