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US kids more excited about being YouTube stars than astronauts
American children were about three times more likely to want to be a YouTuber than a space cowboy.
Published July 19, 2019 at 6:11 PM
Smart diapers by Pampers: Because the old-fashioned way isn’t working
The company says its “Lumi by Pampers” line will keep tabs on when your child pees and identify their patterns.
Published July 19, 2019 at 6:03 PM
Bud Light offers free beer to any alien coming out of Area 51
Anheuser-Busch, the maker of Bud Light, is offering free cans of its brew for any alien that emerges from the mysterious military base.
Published July 19, 2019 at 12:09 PM
Boy sets up ‘ice cold beer’ stand, police investigate
Situated at a four-way stop in his neighborhood, he’s racking up bigtime sales with his simple pitch in bold black lettering, “ICE COLD BEER.”
Published July 18, 2019 at 1:06 PM
Watch: Hugh Jackman gives girl ‘greatest birthday gift ever!’
Mia Wojcik’s family flew the 7-year-old to Denver to see Jackman perform on her birthday.
Published July 17, 2019 at 6:23 PM
FaceApp: What are you willing to give up to see an older you?
Folks just about everywhere are using FaceApp to find out what they’ll look like when they’re older.
Published July 17, 2019 at 1:51 PM
Boy with special needs climbs fence, gets into bison enclosure at Wildlife Safari Park
The nimble climber had scaled a 7-foot fence into an area where the park’s 23 bison live.
Brian Mastre and
Published July 16, 2019 at 6:08 PM
Military warns alien hunters not to storm Area 51
More than a million Facebook users have signed up for a fake event, saying they want to storm Area 51 on September 20 to “see them aliens."
CNN staff and
Published July 15, 2019 at 7:06 PM
’Til death do us part: husband and wife married for 71 years, die on same day
Their love was so strong that the husband and wife took their final breaths only hours apart.
WRDW/WAGT staff and
Published July 15, 2019 at 1:25 PM
Rock ‘n’ roll: Heavy metal fans help man in wheelchair crowd surf
Metal fans at Spain’s Resurrection Fest showed their compassion and inclusive-partying spirit last weekend, hoisting a man in a wheelchair into the air so he could crowd surf.
Published July 12, 2019 at 6:38 PM
Chick-Fil-A manager changes World War II veteran’s tire
Mr. Lee had a flat tire and needed help. That’s all Daryl Howard needed to know.
Published July 12, 2019 at 2:24 PM
Iowa woman sets world record for heaviest female to complete marathon
At 346 pounds, the Quad Cities woman set the world record for heaviest female to complete a marathon.
Montse Ricossa and
Published July 12, 2019 at 1:27 PM
Woman tells Florida fast food manager to ‘go back to Mexico’ after speaking Spanish to employee
Two women were chastising a Burger King manager for speaking Spanish to an employee.
Published July 11, 2019 at 5:51 PM
Who planted cannabis in the Vermont Statehouse flower beds?
Authorities want to know who planted dozens of cannabis plants among the flower beds.
WCAX staff and
Published July 11, 2019 at 5:30 PM
Baker makes marijuana birthday cake, it was supposed to be Moana
Either Kensli Davis’ mom didn’t speak clearly or the person taking the order didn’t listen carefully, because what Davis got had nothing to do with Moana.
Published July 10, 2019 at 6:58 PM
Photographer catches blackbird perched on eagle’s back
The money picture shows the smaller bird riding on the back of the eagle, but it doesn’t tell the whole story.
Published July 10, 2019 at 6:37 PM
Washington Monument will become Apollo 11 rocket next week
For five days, the Smithsonian will project a full-sized Saturn V rocket on the east face of the Washington Monument.
Published July 10, 2019 at 5:26 PM
‘Scooter Girl’ photobombs wedding pictures and disappears
Professional photographer Molly Giangreco snapped the photo that became a social media sensation, prompting thousands of shares and hundreds of comments.
Lileana Pearson and
Published July 9, 2019 at 7:06 PM
Garth Brooks announces ‘Dive Bar’ tour. Anyone surprised?
Garth Brooks announced a surprise, seven-city “Dive Bar” tour this week. It’s inspired by his new song with Blake Shelton of the same name.
Published July 9, 2019 at 3:25 PM
Drunk man uses Uber to rescue injured baby bird
The little orphaned Lesser Goldfinch arrived at the Utah wildlife rescue as the sole occupant of an Uber vehicle.
AP staff and
Published July 9, 2019 at 11:37 AM
Young deer mingles with beachgoers on shores of Lake Michigan
A young buck joined beachgoers for about 30 minutes on the shores of Lake Michigan at Saugatuck Dunes State Park on Saturday.
Published July 8, 2019 at 6:24 PM
‘Gone with the Wind’ mansion for sale in Georgia
After a recent $2 million renovation, the owners put the Twelve Oaks Bed and Breakfast up for auction. Opening bids start at $1 million.
Published July 8, 2019 at 5:47 PM
Twleve Oaks "Gone with the Wind" mansion
Published July 8, 2019 at 4:31 PM
Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico this week
The National Hurricane Center said Monday that a low-pressure system in the Southeast has an 80 percent chance of turning into a tropical depression over the next five days.
Published July 8, 2019 at 12:48 PM
Age is just a number: Woman still works and dances at 103
At 103 years old, Laura Cameron keeps plenty busy and isn’t afraid of much.
Brooke Zauner and
Published July 8, 2019 at 11:27 AM
Jim Beam warehouse fire aftermath: Thousands of fish found dead in Kentucky River
State officials predicted there would be environmental fallout, as the water used to extinguish flames at the Woodford County warehouses trickled into a nearby creek and eventually the river.
Nick Oliver, WKYT and
Published July 5, 2019 at 5:06 PM
Florida man impersonating deputy pulls over real one
Barry Lee Hastings Jr. was booked by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Thursday night for impersonating a public officer after he pulled over an off-duty Lee County deputy.
Published July 5, 2019 at 2:46 PM
United Airlines puts boy on wrong international flight
The 14-year-old was flying on his own to visit grandparents in Sweden, but almost ended up in Germany instead.
Published July 2, 2019 at 5:18 PM
‘Does anybody know what type of dog this is?’ Police chase massive ‘canine’
The Spring Hill Police asked for help identifying a four-legged creature it was tracking overnight - a really large 'dog.'
Published July 2, 2019 at 12:53 PM
Buckle up: Record number of Americans to travel for Independence Day
Nearly 49 million Americans are planning a holiday getaway, up more than 4 percent from last year.
Published July 1, 2019 at 7:12 PM
Air tank explodes due to vehicle fire on I-295
First Alert Weather Day: Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10pm Monday
Jim Duncan and
Fake Filters? Companies falsely claim to have prestigious water safety certification
Jamie Grey and
Police looking for 2 potential suspects in ‘life-altering’ assault
Virginia veteran sues accused fake psychologist