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A hot dog? Firefighters rescue pet stuck in heating ductIt wasn't a cat in a tree, but a dog in a heating duct that brought firefighters to a home in Virginia
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo provided by Charleston Water System on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, shows divers getting ready to deep dive into the sewer, to pull out huge balls of oily, black used wet wipes and baby wipes that had clogged intake pumps in Charleston, S.C.  The system had to send in the divers nearly 100 feet (30 meters) into a sewer well after the wipes, congealed by grease and other items sent into the pipes, clogged the suction intake pumps to the Plum Island Wastewater Treatment Center on James Island.  (Charleston Water System via AP)
Workers take dive into deep doo to unclog sewer pumpsDivers spent two days deep inside a South Carolina sewer, pulling out huge balls of oily, black used wet wipes and baby wipes that had clogged intake pumps
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2018 file photo, a 12-pound (5.5 kilogram) lunar meteorite discovered in Northwest Africa in 2017 rests on a table, in Amherst, N.H. On Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, Boston-based RR Auction announced that the $612,500 winning bid for the meteorite, composed of six fragments that fit together like a puzzle, came from a representative working with the Tam Chuc Pagoda complex in Ha Nam Province, Vietnam. (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi)
12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000A 12-pound chunk of the moon that fell to the Earth as a lunar meteorite has been sold at auction for more than $600,000
The Associated Press3 days ago
This Oct. 17, 2018 photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows a rescue team gathers to rescue a man who fell into an old abandoned mine shaft near Aguila, Ariz. A hospital spokeswoman said the man who fell into the old abandoned mine shaft is in good condition awaiting surgery for two broken legs. Sheriff's officials say the man fell into the shaft Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, and was found two days later by someone who heard his calls for help. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Man rescued from Arizona mine lucky to survive fall, snakesThe head of a rescue team says an Arizona man is lucky to be alive after he fell to the bottom of an abandoned mine shaft, broke both his legs, fought off a trio of rattlesnakes and went two days without food or water
The Associated Press4 days ago
Motorists stunned as metal balls roll down Seattle streetSeattle authorities temporarily closed a street after motorists were stunned by dozens of large metal balls that spilled out of a truck and cascaded down the street, damaging several cars
The Associated Press4 days ago
'Call my lawyer,' says sweater seized with stolen sneakersA Virginia store has had 20 right-foot shoes stolen over the course of three break-ins this year
The Associated Press4 days ago
Hi Mickey, 'Bye Mickey: 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 dayA Tennessee couple dreamed of visiting six Disney theme parks on two coasts in one day, and they made their dream come true
The Associated Press4 days ago
Nebraska's message for tourists? 'It's not for everyone'Consistently ranking as the least likely state tourists plan to visit, Nebraska has a new message for the world: "Nebraska. Honestly, it's not for everyone"
The Associated Press4 days ago
Man finds congressman's documents in abandoned storage unitAn Arizona man stumbled upon a trove of historical documents possibly worth thousands of dollars after purchasing an abandoned storage unit for $20 in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria
The Associated Press5 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2018, file photo, George Smith, professor emeritus at the University of Missouri, speaks to a crowd in Columbia, Mo., about winning the Nobel Prize for chemistry. The university is honoring its Nobel Prize-winning scientist with an unusual accolade: a dedicated bicycle rack slot. It will be a standard bike rack, the same as those used by other bicyclists on campus. But the university plans to post a sign letting everyone know that this particular space belongs to a Nobel laureate. (Don Shrubshell/Columbia Daily Tribune via AP, File)
Nobel Prize winner honored with dedicated campus bike rackThe University of Missouri is honoring its Nobel Prize-winning scientist with an unusual accolade: a dedicated bicycle rack slot
The Associated Press5 days ago
Police find stolen doughnut van, share treats with homelessIt was a lucky day for some Florida police officers who recovered a stolen van filled with Krispy Kreme doughnuts
The Associated Press6 days ago
Perfect scapegoat: Goat on road jams morning traffic near DCThe appearance of a goat on a road in a Maryland suburb of Washington created traffic delays and an opportunity for county police to come up with many puns
The Associated Press6 days ago
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