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Posted on: Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 4:32pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A man igniting illegal fireworks blew off both of his hands when a device exploded prematurely, police said. The explosive went off in his hands as family members... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 3:24pm
HELSINKI (AP) — A Finnish couple has narrowly won the 19th World Wife Carrying Championships — a quirky competition in which men race to be the fastest while carrying a female teammate.... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 3:16pm
CLARION (AP) — A woman with emotional problems is missing after she jumped from a car traveling at high speed on Interstate 80, authorities said. Susan L. Bachman, 37, jumped from the car... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 3:09pm
COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A performer gets a bang out of setting off 10,500 firecrackers attached to his body. Over 16 years, John Fletcher, 51, has set off 600,000 firecrackers attached... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 4:15am
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A small group of Washington & Jefferson College students are gathered in a classroom in the school's science building celebrating the end of a course over beer,... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 4:15am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Highway Patrol said Friday it is investigating video of one of its officers straddling a woman and punching her in the head as she lay on the shoulder of a... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 4:00am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A south Arkansas woman celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title — she's now officially the oldest confirmed living American and... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, July 4, 2014 - 2:24pm
NEW YORK (AP) — High-ranking chowhound Joey "Jaws" Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday's annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, July 4, 2014 - 12:57am
NOME, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials have turned to an unusual source in efforts to persuade a herd of musk oxen to leave this Bering Sea coastal town for good. Bear urine. Some... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, July 4, 2014 - 12:54am
WASHINGTON (AP) — How strong is that pina colada? Depending on how it's made, it could contain as much alcohol as two glasses of wine. The National Institutes of Health is trying to spread... READ MORE »

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