One person killed in Montgomery County fire

One man is dead after a fire early Thursday morning in Montgomery County.

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Hookah pipe

Mohsin Raza / Reuters

Hookah lounge sued over burned breasts

A woman who says her breasts were burned by hot coals is suing a hookah lounge in Philadelphia.

Naked man doggie door

Salem Police Department

Naked man crawls through doggie door in police chase

When police in Oregon tried to arrest a sex offender on a parole violation Tuesday morning, they were in for quite a surprise.

Leg bone, desert


Dog returns home chewing on human bone

An Atlanta man gets a shock when his dog returns home chewing on a human bone.

Police lights file 2

'Zombie' woman arrested twice in 3 hours for DWI

Police say a woman dressed as a zombie was arrested for two DWI's within three hours last weekend.

Turtle pendant inside tortoise

Dr. Don Harris/Avian & Exotic Animal Medical Center

Sick tortoise swallowed turtle pendant, vet says

How's this for ironic? X-rays show a tortoise in Florida became sick after swallowing a pendant shaped like a turtle.

Baby with blue knit hat, infant


Lucky No. 13? Family with 12 sons expecting new baby

A couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13. Will their streak be broken?

India bank robbery tunnel

India robbers go underground for bank heist

Burglars dug a tunnel measuring at least 100 feet long into the vault of a state-run bank in northern India over the weekend, leaving local authorities, bank employees and account holders stunned.

Police patrol car


'Hello Kitty' arrested for alleged drunk driving

Halloween tends to bring out the best (worst?) in us.

Horse rescued from pool


Firefighters rescue horse from swimming pool

Arizona firefighters weren't horsing around when they were called to an odd swimming pool rescue mission on Saturday.

You Have to F--king Eat

Akashic Books

'Go the F--- to Sleep' gets a sequel

It may be a picture book, but that doesn't mean it's for kids. Adam Mansbach, who wrote 2011's "Go the F--- to Sleep," is coming out with another foul-mouthed story about one of the daily struggles of parenting.

Coyote blurb


Coyotes – and his own 911 call – help capture wanted man

Deputies in Rock Island County, Illinois, got a little help from an unlikely source when they captured a man who was wanted in Muscatine, Iowa, for escape.

Ambulance blurb


Woman sees red after plasma donation rejection

After not being allowed to donate plasma, a woman in Florida responded by sending hospitals something else -- new patients.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, a woman who was angry that she could not donate plasma intentionally crashed he...


Ex-trooper says he tossed tickets for sex


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    Foreign celebrities you thought were American

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    Halloween around the world blurb


    With Halloween just around the corner, take a look at how the spooky holiday is celebrated around the world.

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    It's National Cat Day! Check out these common myths and misconceptions about our feline friends.

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    Hello Kitty float

    REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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    Rob Ford, Toronto Mayor blurb

    REUTERS/Mark Blinch

    Rob Ford will no longer be Toronto's mayor as of Dec. 1, but he has won a seat on the city council. Ford withdrew his mayoral re-election bid due to a cancer diagnosis. Take a look at some of this controversial politician's most shocking quotes.

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    The Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis

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    Republican, Democrat, political buttons


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