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Hurricane Ian ‘street shark’ video defies belief

Hurricane Ian ‘street shark’ video defies belief

A cellphone video filmed during Hurricane Ian’s assault on southwest Florida on Wednesday showed a shark or other large fish thrashing around an inundated Fort Myers backyard.

September 29th, 7:24 PM EDT
Herd the news? Wild boar piglet adopted by cows

Herd the news? Wild boar piglet adopted by cows

A cow herd in Germany has gained an unlikely following — after adopting a lone wild boar piglet.

September 29th, 3:09 PM EDT
California woman charged with killing man over cat dispute

California woman charged with killing man over cat dispute

A California woman has been charged with killing a man by ramming her car into him after accusing him of trying to run over a cat in the street.

September 28th, 8:44 PM EDT
Fish fossil catch from China includes oldest teeth ever

Fish fossil catch from China includes oldest teeth ever

Researchers in China have found a major catch of fish fossils, including the oldest teeth from any species.

September 28th, 11:39 AM EDT
Wily seal that cruised to pond surrenders at police station

Wily seal that cruised to pond surrenders at police station

A wayward seal that made its home in a Massachusetts pond has surrendered to police after initially evading attempts to capture it.

September 23rd, 4:14 PM EDT
Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document

Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document

A bargain hunter at an estate sale in Maine came away with a purchase that's downright medieval.

September 23rd, 12:29 PM EDT
Panama launch of futuristic oceanfront home goes sideways

Panama launch of futuristic oceanfront home goes sideways

The unveiling of a futuristic luxury model home on Panama’s Caribbean coast tanked when the SeaPod Eco prototype perched above the water on a column slumped onto an adjacent dock.

September 23rd, 1:54 AM EDT
Woman who brought raccoon to North Dakota bar is charged

Woman who brought raccoon to North Dakota bar is charged

A woman who brought a wild raccoon into a North Dakota bar, prompting state health officials to issue a warning about potential rabies exposure, is facing criminal charges.

September 22nd, 11:33 AM EDT
Florida highway covered in Coors Light beer after semi crash

Florida highway covered in Coors Light beer after semi crash

A Florida highway had to temporarily close after a semitrailer carrying cases of Coors Light crashed and turned the roadway into a silver sea of beer cans.

September 21st, 2:55 PM EDT
Man pleads guilty to dousing 'Bewitched' statue in red paint

Man pleads guilty to dousing 'Bewitched' statue in red paint

A man has pleaded guilty to vandalizing the tourist favorite “Bewitched” statue in Salem, Massachusetts.

September 21st, 2:15 PM EDT
Blind dog rescued from hole at California construction site

Blind dog rescued from hole at California construction site

Firefighters have rescued a 13-year-old blind dog that fell into a hole at a California construction site.

September 21st, 2:00 PM EDT
Beyond Meat Exec Accused of Biting Man's Nose Outside a Game

Beyond Meat Exec Accused of Biting Man's Nose Outside a Game

Officials say a vegan food products company executive has been charged with felony battery and making a terroristic after a disturbance outside a football game in which he's accused of biting a man's nose.

September 20th, 9:50 AM EDT
Key West honors Queen Elizabeth at Southernmost Point marker

Key West honors Queen Elizabeth at Southernmost Point marker

The Southernmost Point marker in Key West, Florida, a landmark delineating the continental United States’ southernmost spot of land, became a memorial to Queen Elizabeth II when city workers installed a British flag and royal purple banner at the much-photographed site beside the Atlantic Ocean.

September 16th, 5:24 PM EDT
Oktoberfest is back but inflation hits brewers, cost of beer

Oktoberfest is back but inflation hits brewers, cost of beer

Oktoberfest is on tap again in Germany after a two-year pandemic interruption.

September 16th, 10:44 AM EDT
Trail of slime leads German customs to bags of giant snails

Trail of slime leads German customs to bags of giant snails

German customs officials say a trail of slime led them to a stash of almost 100 giant African land snails and other items hidden inside bags at Duesseldorf Airport this month.

September 16th, 8:14 AM EDT

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