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Ring flushed by kid returned to California family

|Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Sanitation workers have returned an heirloom diamond and sapphire ring to a San Francisco Bay Area family whose 3-year-old son flushed it down the toilet.

Alaska man arrested in women's underwear thefts

|Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Alaska State Troopers say they have detained a man suspected of stealing women's underwear during burglaries in Kodiak.

Pennsylvania Great Dane gives birth to 19 puppies

|Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Call it "19 Pups and Counting."

Erie comic buys snow blower after web funding fail

|Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

A California comedian who moved to snowy northwestern Pennsylvania has bought a snow blower for $300 after jokingly trying to raise money for one on the online crowdfunding site, gofundme.com.

Restaurateur pleads guilty to serving whale meat

|Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

The parent company and owner of a now-closed Southern California restaurant have pleaded guilty to serving meat from an endangered whale.

NJ man accused of stealing bulldozer for ride home

|Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Police say a New Jersey man who was drunk stole a bulldozer in order to get a ride home.

Ireland's gay bull Benjy saved from slaughterhouse

| |Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

He faced execution for failure to perform. But Benjy, the gay bull of Ireland, has been saved following a worldwide appeal backed by "The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon.

Woman wears colander for driver's license photo

|Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

A Utah woman says she encountered only brief resistance when she recently had her driver's license photo taken while wearing a colander on her head as a religious statement.

Police: Suspect tries to escape via ceiling tiles

|Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

New Mexico State Police say a woman suspected of stealing a vehicle tried to escape from custody by climbing through ceiling tiles at a hospital where she was being treated.

Cuddler opens platonic touching shop in Portland

|Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

The cuddling business has been so good for Samantha Hess she's hired three women and opened a shop in Portland offering platonic touching sessions.