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Volusia County Corrections

Super sad bicyclist just wanted some Taco Bell

A Florida bicyclist who wanted some late-night Taco Bell ends up in jail.

Bees flying


Man stung more than 100 times by swarm of bees

A 65-year-old man is recovering after he was stung more than 100 times by a bee swarm Tuesday afternoon.

Strangers lift car in China

Strangers lift car to save woman's life

Strangers in China come to the aid of a woman trapped under a car after an accident.

$3,000 Comcast bill


Tenn. man hit with $3,000 Comcast bill

A Comcast customer in Tennessee is shocked when he receives a $3,000 bill for a service he couldn't get.

Bulldozer blurb


Cops: Drunk N.J. man stole bulldozer for ride home

Well here's one way to get home from the bar.

Thailand baby parts

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Americans accused of trying to ship baby parts ID'd

Two Americans stole adult and infant body parts from a museum inside a Bangkok hospital and tried to ship them to Las Vegas, Thai police say.

The two men, identified as Ryan Edward McPherson and Daniel Jamon Tanner, told police they wanted to surprise...

Karl Stefanovic

Wikimedia Commons

TV host wore same outfit for a year; no one noticed

Australian morning show anchor Karl Stefanovic wore the same suit every day for a year, minus a dry cleaning here and there. Nobody noticed.

Marijuana sandwich shop


Marijuana-themed sandwich shop opens

A new sandwich place in Pacific Beach, California, is creating some controversy.

Police lights file

Maine teen charged with naked break-ins

An 18-year-old Maine man faces charges after police say he broke into two homes while naked.

Grave, headstone, dead, obituary


Declared dead, woman wakes up in funeral home

Never underestimate the healing power of a good nap.

A 91-year-old woman in Poland was declared dead November 6 and sent to a funeral home, only to wake up 11 hours later in cold storage, CNN's Polish affiliate TVN reported. Now she's home and doing f...

marathon, running


New winner named after marathon runner found cheating

A Nashville, Tennessee, attorney was named the winner of the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon in Fort Ogelthorpe, Georgia, after a competitor was accused of cheating.

Florida man steals chainsaw

Port St. Lucie Police Department

Cops: Man stole chainsaw, stuck it in his pants

A Florida man is accused of shoplifting a chainsaw by stuffing it down his pants.


Wis. town pummeled by 73 inches of snow


  • Putin swims

    REUTERS/RIA Novosti/Pool/Alexei Druzhinin

    Putin becomes eighth-degree black belt

    Vladimir Putin, the Russian President, rides horses while shirtless. He catches massive fish and gives them a kiss. He tranquilizes tigers.

    He also is apparently pretty good on the mat.

    Putin, 62, has been awarded a karate black belt, the Russian Kyokushin-kan Karate-do Federation said Friday.

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    By Alla Eshchenko and Steve Almasy CNN
  • Fans cheer Bill Cosby at Florida performance

    Bill Cosby, 2009

    Lucas Jackson/Reuters

    Three scheduled stage performances by Bill Cosby were scrapped on Friday amid a voluminous number of sexual assault allegations against the famed comedian.

    But dozens of upcoming events are still listed on Cosby's web site, and on Friday he was cheer...

  • Window washer alive after fall onto car

    San Francisco skyline

    REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

    One witness thought she came upon a lifeless body during her routine walk in San Francisco -- but firefighters say the man who was lying in the middle of the street survived a fall as high as 10 stories.

    The man, whose name was not released, is a win...

  • 5 killed in family trip to Disney World

    green hybrid car driving down road


    Police say a family of five was killed in a car accident on their way to Disney World.

  • Artist brings beauty to a scarred Ferguson

    Ferguson protests, police

    REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

    In an odd way, I sense calm as cars and buses whiz by at rush hour. It is a sign of normalcy.

  • App takes guessing out of wine buying

    Next Glass app

    Next Glass

    For most of us, wine remains a big mystery.

  • Texting creating 'text neck' epidemic, doctors say

    Texting, using cellphone, smartphone


    Chances are you're reading this while leaning over a table or slumped back in a chair. Your head is tilted forward; your shoulders are curved.

  • First-grader denied bag lunch at school

    First grader denied lunch


    The only thing 7-year-old Xavier loves more than his math homework are his fruits and veggies.

  • Move over, Barbie! Make room for Lammily doll

    Lammily doll


    It began for Nickolay Lamm as a question: What would Barbie look like if she had the dimensions of an average woman?

    His answer came in the form of the Lammily doll: a shorter, broader, brunette version of the idealistic blond Mattel doll.

  • Lawyer: 5 held after 'Hunger Games' salute

    Thai protesters flash Hunger Games sign

    REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

    Five university students who used the signature three-fingered salute from "The Hunger Games" in front of Thailand's Prime Minister were detained Wednesday and told they'll face a charge of breaking martial law, a lawyer said.

    The students were taken ...

  • OKCupid expands gender, orientation options

    Online dating

    Stewart Scott-Curran/CNN

    Do you identify as agender, asexual or intersex? If so, OKCupid has you covered.

  • Tiger Woods furious at parody interview

    Tiger Woods, Masters, 4

    REUTERS/Phil Noble

    Tiger Woods is back on the prowl -- and this time he's after a journalist who has had the temerity to poke fun at him.

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  • Sick, ill, flu


    Boost your immunity -- naturally

    Cold and flu season is here. Find out how you can naturally boost your immunity and keep those germs away.

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  • Historic snowfall buries parts of New York

    New York State Police

    Areas of upstate New York are buried under more than 6 feet of snow -- and more is on its way.

  • States with the coldest winters

    Snowstorm, Manchester, CT

    Stephen Dunn/FoxCT

    Much of the nation is shivering under a blast of arctic air. But where are winters the coldest?

  • Meet People's new 'Sexiest Man Alive'

    Chris Hemsworth


    Actor Chris Hemsworth is People's new "Sexiest Man Alive." Take a look at other past winners.

  • Oxford's 2014 words of the year



    Check out this year's word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries, as well as other contenders and past winners.

  • NFL players in trouble with the law

    Adrian Peterson mug shot

    Montgomery County Sheriff Office

    Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the rest of the NFL season over his child abuse case. Take a look at a list of some of the more prominent NFL athletes who have had legal run-ins.

  • 10 big sugar shockers



    Sugar is in just about everything these days, but these 10 foods are truly sugar shockers.

  • 12 things to know about Pope Francis

    Pope Francis soccer

    REUTERS/San Lorenzo soccer club/Handout

    Pope Francis will make his first trip to the United States as pontiff next September. Here are 12 interesting facts about this non-conformist leader of the Catholic Church.


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