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Do spiders sleep? Study suggests they may snooze like humans

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Chalking tires illegal, judge says, but city gets big break

A judge says a Michigan city violated the U.S. Constitution by chalking tires to enforce parking limits More »


How much is Zuckerberg worth? Card collector could find out

When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg More »


Python hunt! 800 compete to remove Florida's invasive snakes

More than 800 competitors will be trudging through the Florida Everglades for the next eight days, in search of invasive Burmese pythons that will bring in thousands of dollars in prize money More »


'Guard cat' credited with preventing would-be robbery

A Mississippi man says his pet cat helped prevent a robbery at his home More »


Fiona gets a sibling: Baby hippo born at Cincinnati Zoo

There’s a new mouth to feed to at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden More »


'Stray': How a virtual orange tabby is helping real cats

A new video game sensation that features an adventurous feline has resonated with cat lovers and some of them are using the game to raise money for real cats More »


Troopers: Drunk woman drove golf cart on Florida highway

A woman with an open bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey in a bag was arrested for driving a golf cart on Florida’s busiest interstate while drunk More »


Bats return to Nevada fire station, forcing it to close

Authorities say bats have infested a Nevada fire station for the second time in seven years, forcing its temporary closure More »


S. Korean garlic video ad roasted over purported obscenity

A rural South Korean town is getting roasted over its video ad on garlic that some farmers say stinks of obscenity and has even sexually objectified the agricultural product More »


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