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Police: Men arrested trying to buy drugs at police stationPolice say two men have been arrested after they tried to buy drugs from an officer at a Connecticut police station
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Marijuana business offers weed for weeds on cleanup dayA medical marijuana businessman in Maine is offering weed for weeds in a program to encourage Gardiner residents to clean up their city
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In a May 29, 2016 file photo, Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, walks out of the West Rib Bar and Grill in Talkeetna. Stubbs was found dead by his owners Friday, July 21, 2017, at the age of 20. Talkeetna, a town with a population of about 900, elected the yellow cat mayor in a write-in campaign in 1998. There is no human mayor in the town. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town diesStubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20
The Associated Press22 hours ago
In this photo provided by DC Fire and EMS, emergency personnel respond to a call from a man who was stuck in a trash chute, early Sunday, July 23, 2017, in Washington. Spokesman Vito Maggiolo says the man was throwing out trash at the apartment building when he thought he dropped a cellphone in the chute. Maggiolo says the man leaned in to check and fell inside. (Vito Maggiolo/DC Fire and EMS Department via AP)
That stinks! Man seeking dropped phone falls in trash chuteThat stinks! Man seeking dropped cellphone tumbles into an apartment building trash chute, but is rescued by firefighters who supply him with fresh air
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rescuers need help after they get stuck helping kayakersRescuers got stuck, too, when they went out to assist two kayakers who were caught at low tide in marshes on Hilton Head Island
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this photo provided by the Bakersfield Fire Department, firefighter Matt Smith holds a Shih Tzu dog, named Jack, he rescued from a burning home and brought back to life, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Bakersfield, Calif. Using a pet oxygen mask donated to the department by a local Girl Scout troop, Smith and his partners slowly brought Jack back to life. The department says Jack suffered respiratory tract injuries and burns to his feet, but he was doing well on Friday, after receiving extensive oxygen therapy. (John Frando/Bakersfield Fire Department via AP)
California firefighters bring nearly dead dog back to lifeA California fire department says a little white dog named Jack is doing OK after a firefighter rescued him from a burning home and brought him back to life
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this photo taken from video footage, Andre Spicer, father of five-year-old girl who was stopped by council officers from selling home-made lemonade, talks to a reporter in London, Friday, July 21, 2017. A British man and his young daughter have gained international attention for being fined 150 pounds ($195) for selling lemonade without a license near their home in London. (ITN via AP)
UK girl left in tears after she's fined for selling lemonadeA British man and his young daughter have gained international attention after being fined for selling lemonade outside
The Associated Press3 days ago
Gambler drops 75 pounds to win a share of a $1 million betA professional gambler dropped some pounds and gained some wealth after betters wagered $1 million that he couldn't reduce his body fat to less than 10 percent
The Associated Press3 days ago
This undated combination of photos provided by the Journal of the American Medical Association in July 2017 shows a cancer patient with gray hair that unexpectedly turned dark while taking new immunotherapy drugs. Fourteen such cases were among 52 lung cancer patients being followed to see whether they developed bad side effects from the drugs - Keytruda, Opdivo and Tecentriq. (JAMA via AP)
No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugsCancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark in a development that has doctors scratching their heads
The Associated Press3 days ago
Police: Woman steals taxi, picks up paying passengersPolice say a 65-year-old woman stole a taxi in Philadelphia and picked up a fare after the theft
The Associated Press3 days ago
Members of a Belgian artists' collective pours water on a real-looking, life-size whale sculpture is displayed along the Seine River in Paris, France, Friday, July 21, 2017. A Belgian artists' collective installed a very real-looking, life-size whale sculpture alongside the Seine River on Friday, eliciting surprise and concern from tourists and Parisians alike. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Is that really a beached whale beneath Paris' Notre Dame?A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris _ but it's really just an art installation from a Belgian artists' collective.
The Associated Press3 days ago
Visitors stand near the tomb of Salvador Dali inside Dali Museum Theatre in Figueres, Spain, Friday, July 21, 2017. The samples of hair, nails and two long bones removed overnight from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains could open a judicial battle for the artist's estate if genetic tests prove that he had fathered a girl decades ago. Forensic experts removed on Thursday night the biological samples from a crypt in Figueres, in a sensitive operation that involved pulleys lifting a 1.5-ton stone slab. (AP Photo/Hernan Munoz)
Exhumation of Dali's remains finds his mustache still intactForensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains _ a move that opens the possibility for a woman who says she is the surrealist artist's daughter to claim part of the Dali estate
The Associated Press3 days ago
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