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A surprise shell has caused a big stir at a popular Athens beach.
A manager of Chicago's Navy Pier rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel for more than two days - 384 times, up and around - bringing the world record for the longest ride to the birthplace of the amusement park favorite.
An Oregon funeral home in Eugene offers natural burials where the ride to the person's final resting place is on the back of a three-wheeled bicycle.
An anteater has given birth at a Connecticut conservation center, prompting officials there to wonder how the mother conceived.
Anchorage police say a young man who didn't want to return to jail ran out onto the uncertain ice of an Alaska lake to escape officers armed with an arrest warrant.
An Australian politician says he has learned a valuable lesson in social networking after he "liked" a Facebook photo without realizing that it showed a teenage prankster exposing himself.
Authorities in Eastern Oregon say a fleeing man tried to use a backstroke to get across the Columbia River but, exhausted, said he couldn't swim and pleaded with officers to retrieve him. They did.
A Washington woman whose car was stolen from her apartment complex saw the stolen SUV hours later - in the drive-thru of the McDonald's restaurant where she works.
What do you do when two candidates running for mayor in the Philippines get exactly the same number of votes? You get them to toss a coin.
A deer has taken a ride on a western Pennsylvania bus.
Lights & Sirens: Tacoma brothers plead guilty to killing fellow teenager last year, get prison terms
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- UPDATED: Two arrested in fatal assault at Lakewood poolroom
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- 120 Aide: Obama learned about IRS from news accounts
- 64 He set out to disprove a faith, woo a girl now he loves both
- 55 Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- 53 Tacoma program uses housing to promote good parenting, self-sufficiency