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A whale's tale: Longest painting in North America restored

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:14:17 GMT2017-11-24T06:14:17Z

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- A museum has restored the longest painting in North America so it can share the story of American whaling with the public....

Found after Burning Man festival: shoes, cameras, dentures

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:32:47 GMT2017-11-24T08:32:47Z

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Lindsay Weiss once lost her cellphone and got it back, so she and a friend knew what they had to do when they discovered a camera under a pew during a festival in the Nevada desert - even though it meant giving up their coveted, shady seat for a musical performance....

Firefighters help rescue dog from tunnel dug by tortoise

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:19:57 GMT2017-11-24T09:19:57Z

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) -- A dog wouldn't come out after chasing a cat into a tunnel dug by a giant tortoise in the back yard of a home in a Phoenix suburb, so homeowner Toby Passmore called for help....

Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 20:03:22 GMT2017-11-23T20:03:22Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Big-box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries are rolling out deals, too....

German women's clinic's incense therapy triggers fire alarm

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:06:17 GMT2017-11-23T13:06:17Z

BERLIN (AP) -- A reported fire in a Hamburg basement turned out to be a false alarm after firefighters determined that the smell of burning came from an alternative therapy being used at a neighboring gynecological clinic....

Police: Man crashes car to highlight dangerous intersection

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:15:26 GMT2017-11-22T12:15:26Z

CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a man angered over people driving dangerously through a busy intersection appeared to intentionally cause a crash there to highlight the problem....

House falls off trailer, blocks North Carolina road

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:01:45 GMT2017-11-22T16:01:45Z

STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Some house movers in North Carolina thought they were getting a jump on the day. Instead, their day got longer when the house they were moving fell off a trailer and onto a road....

Woman raises more than $60K for homeless man who helped her

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:37:12 GMT2017-11-22T22:37:12Z

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than $60,000 for the good Samaritan....

In Alabama, Nitro the police dog creates viral workout video

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:04:26 GMT2017-11-23T00:04:26Z

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) -- An Alabama police dog shown on video doing pushups with two officers is a big hit on the internet - and a public safety reminder....

High winds topple 9 semitrucks near Wyoming-Colorado line

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:14:51 GMT2017-11-22T19:14:51Z

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Officials say high wind speeds tipped over nine semitrucks on a highway near the border of Wyoming and Colorado....