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Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 04:39 AM CST

12 Most Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses: Report

12 Most Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses: Report

A new report revealed 12 of the most bizarre late-to-work excuses, and the list contains a bear, a lizard, and a lot of Vaseline.

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 09:42 AM CST

Goat-Tiger Odd Couple May Be Over

Goat-Tiger Odd Couple May Be Over

A romance that enchanted Russia may be over: Timur the goat and Amur the tiger have had a fight and aren't together anymore. In November, the goat was placed in the tiger's compound in a wildlife park...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 09:31 AM CST
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By Amanda Dingyuan Hou

Unbelievable Animals: Kinkajou Sleeps on Woman's Chest

Check out some of the craziest animals and the stories behind them. View gallery

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Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 12:19 PM CST

200-Pound Alligator Found in Suburban Chicago Home After 26 Years

200-Pound Alligator Found in Suburban Chicago Home After 26 Years

A man in south suburban Lansing kept an alligator at his house for over two decades without neighbors knowing, according to authorities.

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 12:26 PM CST

Man in Clown Mask Robs Calif. Gas Station at Gunpoint

Man in Clown Mask Robs Calif. Gas Station at Gunpoint

A robber wearing a clown mask held up a San Bernardino, California, gas station at gunpoint Monday, and police say that business may not have been his first target of the night. About 10 p.m., surveillance...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 09:40 AM CST

Mammoth Bones Unearthed on Oregon State Football Field

Mammoth Bones Unearthed on Oregon State Football Field

Construction workers have unearthed the bones of a mammoth and other ice age mammals on the Oregon State University football field. Crews working on an expansion around Reser Stadium found a femur from one...

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