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A bird, a plane, a polar bear? Wild guests at Alaska airport

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:32:43 GMT2017-12-15T21:32:43Z

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Scott Babcock was wrapping up an early morning runway inspection at America's farthest north airport when he saw what he thought were a couple of wolves....

Oil change turns into owl sighting, bird named 'Shazam'

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 13:16:56 GMT2017-12-16T13:16:56Z

SALEM, N.H. (AP) -- A routine oil change has turned into an unusual owl sighting for one car owner....

Dog subject of court battle, faked death

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:56:48 GMT2017-12-15T16:56:48Z

PERRYVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- A dog who was the subject of a two-year court battle and a faked death is back with his adopted family in Missouri....

California man gets stuck in chimney during burglary attempt

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:43:08 GMT2017-12-16T18:43:08Z

CITRUS HEIGHTS, California (AP) -- Authorities say a Northern California man tried to burglarize a business by entering through the chimney only to become stuck....

Farmhouse for free, but buyer must move it off owners' land

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:21:51 GMT2017-12-16T00:21:51Z

ELLSTON, Iowa (AP) -- Bargain hunters beware! A four-bedroom farmhouse in southern Iowa listed online for free comes with a catch: The new owner must move the building from the current owners' land....

Expecting dad stages own pregnancy photo shoot, shows belly

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:50:11 GMT2017-12-14T01:50:11Z

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) -- An expecting father in Massachusetts has shown off his paternal glow with a pregnancy photo shoot....

Grizzly crime solved: Candy factory's stolen bear found

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:29:48 GMT2017-12-14T18:29:48Z

ABILENE, Kan. (AP) -- Police say a sweet tip led to the recovery of a bear statue that was stolen from outside a candy factory in central Kansas a year ago....

Homeless man finds $354,000 in room at Paris airport

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:53:44 GMT2017-12-14T14:53:44Z

PARIS (AP) -- French police say a homeless man found a huge amount of cash last week at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport and was able to leave the complex with 300,000 euros ($354,000)....