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Twins are born 12 hours apart on different days

|Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

The Muldowney twins will share plenty of things in life, but the same birthday isn't one of them.

Couple bringing crazed cat home after calling 911

|Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

A cat is heading back home after spending time in quarantine following an attack on its central Florida owners that prompted a 911 call.

Police: Arrested man ordered 5 pizzas to station

|Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

Police in southern Kentucky say they got a surprise delivery after charging a man with shoplifting — five pizzas showed up at the station.

Uruguay teachers protest attacks by parents

| |Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Teachers in this South American country are going on a 24-hour strike to protest a wave of physical attacks on educators by students' mothers and fathers.

Criminal history on Pennsylvania Capitol portraits

|Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

The portraits of three former Pennsylvania House speakers and one former top state senator hanging in the Capitol's marble corridors each have new information to tell visitors: their criminal histories.

Scientists name Puerto Rico water mite after JLo

| |Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Pop singer Jennifer Lopez may be thinking life is funny after a group of scientists named a water mite in her honor after discovering a new species near Puerto Rico.

Scientists name Puerto Rico water mite after JLo

|Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Pop singer Jennifer Lopez may be thinking life is funny after some scientists gave her name to a water mite species they discovered near Puerto Rico.

Man starts fire using 'blowtorch' to kill spider

| |Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

A man who used a can of spray paint and a lighter as a makeshift blowtorch to kill a spider in his laundry room started a blaze that caused $60,000 worth of damage, Seattle fire officials said Wednesday.

SAY WHAT!? Removal by noise reaps barbs in Belgium

|Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

A plan by a Belgian mayor to remove a group of Gypsies by playing loud music backfired when the camping cars stayed put and the children danced to the music.

Ax throw, log climb at Adirondack lumberjack class

| |Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Ax throwing is encouraged in lumberjack class. It's also OK to dump your classmate in the lake — as long as you're both frantically trying to stay upright on a floating log.