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Leader of Belarus gifts Putin a tractor for 70th birthday

Russian President Vladimir Putin has received an unusual gift for his 70th birthday: a tractor Learn More


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Man charged with smuggling pythons in his pants at US border

A New York City man has been charged with smuggling three Burmese pythons in his pants at a U More »


Guilty! Law school sends out erroneous admissions emails

A Massachusetts law school says it's guilty of accidentally sending acceptance emails to thousands of former and current applicants More »


San Diego Zoo welcomes 41 endangered turtle hatchlings

It only took two decades, but a rare and endangered turtle species has finally bred at the San Diego Zoo More »


Rescuers flock together to save 275 parrots stranded by Ian

A menagerie of parrots has been rescued from a Pine Island bird sanctuary after its owners refused to evacuate without them in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian More »


Super squash: 2,554-pound pumpkin carves out new US record

A 2,554-pound pumpkin grown in upstate New York has set a new U.S. record for the heaviest More »


Chesapeake Bay lighthouse auctioned, with strings attached

The federal government has sold off a lighthouse in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay for a six-figure sum after a bidding war at auction More »


Moose back on the loose after rescuers free it from fence

A moose is back on the loose in Connecticut after some quick-acting rescuers helped to free it from a fence More »


Hurricane Ian ‘street shark’ video defies belief

A cellphone video filmed during Hurricane Ian’s assault on southwest Florida on Wednesday showed a shark or other large fish thrashing around an inundated Fort Myers backyard More »


Herd the news? Wild boar piglet adopted by cows

A cow herd in Germany has gained an unlikely following — after adopting a lone wild boar piglet More »


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