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Florida alligator expert Frank Robb holds an alligator during a news conference, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Chicago. Robb captured the elusive alligator in a public lagoon at Humboldt Park early Tuesday. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Florida expert captures elusive alligator at Chicago lagoonAn alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 15, 1996, file photo, rapper Tupac Shakur attends a voter registration event in South Central Los Angeles. It was an odd couple:  Records show that Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven had an unusually strong interest in the late Tupac Shakur during his two-year tenure, which abruptly ended last June 2019.  He had weekly “Tupac Fridays” to play his music in the office, he traded Tupac lyrics with employees and he marked his own 65th birthday with Tupac-themed cookies, including ones decorated with the words “Thug life.” (AP Photo/Frank Wiese, File)
Emails show Iowa official's Tupac fixation before his ousterThe director of the Iowa Department of Human Services had an obsession with the late rapper Tupac Shakur during the 2-year tenure
The Associated Press2 days ago
Tick removed from Kentucky man's eyeA Kentucky man who went to the doctor with an irritated eye got the unsavory news that it contained a tick
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This March 22, 2019 file photo shows Mount Rushmore in Keystone, S.D. A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the memorial.  Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive granite sculpture Friday, July 12, 2019 with bare feet and no rope, making it to about 15 feet (4.5 meters) from the top.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Nebraska woman arrested, fined for climbing Mount RushmoreA Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota
The Associated Press2 days ago
Welsh street named steepest in world; New Zealand loses outA street in Wales that has a 37% gradient has been designated the steepest in the world after a successful campaign by residents
The Associated Press2 days ago
Firefighters attend the scene after a cocoa-laden truck trailer set on fire on the A14 autobahn near Grabow, Germany, Monday, July 15, 2019. German authorities say a busy stretch of highway had to be shut down after a transport truck carrying 17 tons of cocoa caught fire. They say the driver escape unharmed but all of the cocoa was destroyed in the flames. (dpa via AP)
Hot chocolate: 17 tons of cocoa burns on German highwayGerman authorities say a busy stretch of highway had to be shut down after a truck carrying 17 tons of cocoa caught fire
The Associated Press3 days ago
St. Louis couple rolls all 7s and 11s with daughter's birthA St. Louis couple has rolled all 7s and 11s with the birth of their daughter, who was born at 7:11 p.m. on July 7 at a birth weight of 7 pounds and 11 ounces
The Associated Press4 days ago
75-year-old Florida man kicks alligator, saves dogA 75-year-old Florida man says he kicked an alligator in the snout after it attacked his dog
The Associated Press5 days ago
Chug chug! Moxie, the polarizing soda, is being celebratedMainers are celebrating all things Moxie this weekend
The Associated Press5 days ago
In this photo taken on Friday, July, 12, 2019, a view of the sun setting by a lake in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, about 2,800 kilometers (1,750 miles) east of Moscow, Russia. Thousands of Novosibirsk residents, from scantily clad women to newlyweds have been instagramming selfies near the lake nicknamed the “Siberian Malvides” after the far-flung tropical islands in the Indian Ocean. This is in fact is a man-made dumb of coal from a nearby power station that provides for most of Novosibirsk’s energy needs. (AP Photo/Ilnar Salakhiev)
Toxic lake in Russia's Siberia becomes selfie sensationResidents of a Siberian city are taking selfies of themselves by a lake turned blue by toxic chemicals
The Associated Press5 days ago
This photo released Friday, July 12, 2019, by the Vermont Capitol Police shows cannabis plants, left, growing on the grounds of the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. Police said they found a total of 34 plants during the week among the cultivated flowers that line the walkway in front of the building, but it hadn't been confirmed if the immature plants were marijuana or hemp. (Matthew Romei/Vermont Capitol Police via AP) .
A Capitol offense? Cannabis found in Statehouse flower bedsVermont police say they found dozens of cannabis plants in the flower beds in front of the Statehouse
The Associated Press6 days ago
Doughnuts with filling syringes nixed from Minnesota fairDoughnuts with a side of syringes have been nixed from the Minnesota State Fair after the offering was roundly criticized
The Associated Press6 days ago
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