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Dog has a pit bull's head and dachshund's short legs


Meet Rami: Part dachshund ... part pit bull?

What if a dachshund and a pit bull got together and had puppies? A Georgia man found a dog with just those canine characteristics in his backyard.

White Castle blurb

First Las Vegas White Castle opens to feeding frenzy

The opening of Las Vegas' first White Castle was greeted by long lines and even a temporary closure so the burger restaurant could restock.

Football Generic

Candy shop makes edible deflated football

A Pennsylvania candy shop is taking on the Deflategate controversy with its "Bradie" ball, a chocolate football with a noticeable dent in the side.

Jail cell, prison


Wrongfully convicted man awarded $6M

A Connecticut man, who was found to be wrongfully convicted of murder and sexual assault, was awarded $6 million in damages, according to a release from the Connecticut Office of the Claims Commissioner.


Kerry fined for not shoveling snow from sidewalk

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been fined for not clearing snow from the sidewalk by his house.

Niagara climber

Red Bull Media

Frozen feat: Man climbs icy Niagara Falls

Most visitors to Niagara Falls consider it a place for romance. Ice climber Will Gadd thinks of the famous falls as a spot for adventure.

There have been countless attempts by daredevils to ride down both parts of Niagara Falls -- the American Falls o...

1840's beer bottle

Antonin Halas/VTT

Scientists may resurrect beer from 1840s shipwreck

If you've ever wondered what beer from the mid-1800s might taste like a group of researchers in Finland may soon be answering your prayers.

Saturn super rings

University of Rochester

Astronomy first: 'Super Saturn' rings

In 1610, after he built his telescope, Galileo Galilei first spotted enormous Saturn's gigantic rings. More than 400 years later, astronomers have in a sense dwarfed that discovery with a similar first.

Using powerful optics, they have found a much la...


Comcast changes customer name to profanity

A Washington state man discovered his name changed to "A**hole" on his monthly Comcast service bill.

Hollywood Walk of Fame, tourists

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

'Mr. Incredible' convicted on assault charges

A man who dresses as Mr. Incredible on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been convicted of assaulting a woman who dresses as Batgirl, according to authorities.

GoDaddy puppy


Bad dog! GoDaddy pulls puppy ad from Super Bowl

GoDaddy cracked under pressure and withdrew its Super Bowl ad starring a cute puppy.

Smelly cat

Cat crawls out of shallow grave

A cat buried after being hit by a car emerged from its shallow grave five days later, meowing for food.


Porcupine gives hungry owl a surprise


  • A Constable painting sold at auction in New York for $5.2 million

    Scott Barbour/Getty Images

    Painting bought for $5,000 in 2013 sells for $5 million

    An art enthusiast paid $5,212 in 2013 at a London auction for a painting of a 19th-century English landscape. Later attributed to John Constable, it sold at auction in New York Wednesday for $5.2 million.

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  • Korean Air flight attendant testifies in 'nut rage' case

    Cho allegedly was abusive to a flight attendant during NYC to S. Korea flight

    A Korean Air flight attendant testified Heather Cho, the former vice president at Korean Air and the daughter of the airline's chairman, was berated her for serving macadamia nuts.

  • 'Draft' picks: Seattle vs. New England beers

    Mass Rising beer

    Mass Rising

    The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks hail from two of the finest craft beer regions in the U.S.

  • 50-foot 'dragon' dinosaur found by farmers

    New China dinosaur dragon

    Paleontologists have discovered a 50-foot "dragon" dinosaur species in China that may have roamed the earth 160 million years ago during the Late Jurassic period.

  • Custody battle brewing over 'Zombie Cat'

    Bart the zombie miracle cat

    Tampa Bay Humane Society

    A custody battle could be brewing over the Florida cat that was supposedly thought to be dead, buried and found alive several days later.

  • Man finds his stolen dog during search for new pet

    Man reunited with lost dog

    Courtesy Richard Brower

    Deciding to move on after his beloved German shepherd was stolen from his backyard 18 months ago wasn't easy for Richard Brower.

  • 'Shark Week' becomes 'Summer of the Shark'

    Swim with sharks

    Hawaii Shark Encounter

    Just when you thought it was safe to watch the Discovery channel in the summer...

    In a clever promotional gambit, the channel announced on Thursday that "Shark Week," one of its biggest yearly events, will be getting a bit of an expansion in 2015.


  • Call center alerts police to alleged assault

    telemarketer case Walter Ruck suspect

    Linn County Sheriff's Office

    A telemarketer making a sales call from Las Vegas helped to end a domestic violence situation 900 miles away in Oregon on Wednesday evening, according law enforcement officials.

  • Delta pilot locked out of cockpit

    Delta Airlines jet, airplane

    Eric Miller/Reuters

    An airplane landing without the captain in the cockpit?

  • Drone maker: Malfunction 'highly unlikely'

    White House drone

    U.S. Secret Service/Brian Leary

    The owner of a small drone that crashed at the White House earlier this week is blaming technical problems with the DJI Phantom quadcopter for the apparent mishap, though the creator of the device says it's "highly unlikely" the device malfunctioned....

  • Kerry fined for unshoveled sidewalk

    John Kerry

    The State Department

    Like everyone else, Secretary of State John Kerry needs to make sure the sidewalk around his home gets shoveled.

  • Meet Disney's first Latina princess

    Elena, first Latina Disney princess


    Disney announced Thursday that its newest princess will be Elena of Avalor, a 16-year-old character inspired by "diverse Latin cultures and folklore."

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