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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A 38-year-old woman’s quest to find her birth mother ended in a surprising place — the company where she works.
Posted on 19 April 2015 | 1:18 am
BOSTON (AP) — The New England Aquarium wants its endangered African penguins to get a little steamy.
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 4:22 pm
LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 6:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict.
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 12:34 am
DENVER (AP) — Breaking from decades of "Just Say No"-type messaging about marijuana use, Colorado law enforcement officials are starting a new campaign designed to promote safe marijuana use.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 8:50 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — This isn’t your grandparents’ baseball game.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 7:53 pm
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York woman has taken on the post-winter pothole problem in her hometown by filling in the eyesores with pansies.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 6:15 pm
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series “Game of Thrones.”
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 5:59 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials say they plan to kill a family of five black bears that’s been roaming through an Anchorage neighborhood for a second year.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 5:35 pm
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Two buffaloes are on the run in a central Arkansas city after authorities failed to round up all of an escaped herd.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 2:22 pm
Weird News – Funny and strange news – How About That
Using social media and specialist apps, Maxine Frith tracked down her doppelgänger in a few hours. But what about her six other lookalikes still out there somewhere…?
Posted on 19 April 2015 | 6:05 am
Hausfrau, a novel about a bored ex-pat’s wife who seeks illicit affairs in Switzerland’s banking belt, has got locals all steamed up – and is set to be the big beach-read of the summer
Posted on 19 April 2015 | 6:05 am
Watch as 11 time World Champion surfer, Kelly Slater, suffers a dramatic wipeout during a competition in Australia
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 4:28 pm
Things looked bleak for this cute Russian bear cub after its mother was killed by poachers, but luckily it’s been adopted by a local family
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 3:08 pm
Mother asks guests to bring specific presents for her son, and to include the receipt
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 2:46 pm
Sotherby’s prepares to auction a rare 100-carat diamond which could fetch £16.5m
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 2:32 pm
Video shows swarms of barrel jellyfish in the sea off Falmouth Bay due to UK’s recent warm weather
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 12:45 pm
In honour of the Queen’s birthday next week, and the soon-to-be-born Royal baby number two, take our quiz to find out how royal you really are.
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 7:00 am
As Dublin City University student Niamh Geaney finds her twin stranger through social media in just 16 days, Sarah Knapton investigates the science behind the unusual coincidence
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 6:05 am
A round-up of our favourite photographs of the week
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 5:00 am
Reuters Video: Oddly Enough
A life-size replica of the French navy frigate that brought the Marquis de Lafayette to America prepares for its maiden voyage to the United States. Elly Park reports.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 8:44 pm
American scientists build a self-powering camera that captures images without using an external power source, allowing it to operate indefinitely in a well-lit environment. Elly Park reports.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 8:08 pm
A Russian family has adopted a baby bear left orphaned after his mother was killed by poachers. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 6:02 pm
In China’s online hostessing world, men find virtual company and the women can find riches. Sharon Reich reports.
Posted on 16 April 2015 | 7:33 pm
Cleaners in Peru stumble across an ancient mummy mysteriously dumped near rubbish in the pre-Incan city of Chan Chan. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Posted on 16 April 2015 | 2:18 am
A golfer in Australia gets bitten on the leg by a crocodile while playing golf. Julie Noce reports.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:58 am
A go-pro camera captures the moment a chimpanzee uses a stick to destroy a drone flying around an ape enclosure in a Netherlands zoo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:08 am
Alan Turing’s notebook containing the foundations of mathematics and computer science sells at auction for $1,025,000 (USD). Roselle Chen reports.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:39 pm
A French climber famous for reaching new heights scales the world’s tallest twisted building in Dubai. Roselle Chen reports.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 6:53 pm
Petr Vabrousek and Heather Hawkins secure wins in the world’s coolest race, the North Pole Marathon. Roselle Chen reports.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:36 pm