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‘Barbie Jeep Girl’ is a living legend

After getting her license suspended for a DWI, a Texas State student found a new, four-wheeled way to get around campus.

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Don’t take selfies at an arson you started

Court documents say a man who burned down a Maryland house in a jealous rage went back to the site and took selfies in front of the ruins.

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Pot dispensary goes up in smoke

It took more than 100 firefighters to extinguish this "highly" suspicious blaze.

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The bicycle bank bandit gets busted

Federal prosecutors in Missouri say Shaun Christopher Becker robbed six banks and used a bicycle as his getaway ride.

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Scholarship gives new meaning ‘higher education’

A Colorado county is thinking about setting up the world's first public college funded with marijuana money.

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The ‘town drunks’ can’t drink that

The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.

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Let’s grab a coffee at the cat café

Hey, it could be fun, right?

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Newlyweds welcome wedding guests with ‘weed tent’

This Oregon wedding had a new twist on the traditional "open bar."

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The $1.5-million fall

Having a bad day? Just remember, it could be worse.

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Tie the knot, cut the cord

A Houston couple arranged for a quickie hospital wedding once they found out the bride-to-be was also going to be an early mom-to-be.

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Go play somewhere else, geese!

Geese, and their waste, have invaded a Pennsylvania football field.

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Police search for dog-door Pokémon burglar

It's one of the oddest description of a break-in suspect you'll find.

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Faux candidate Deez Nuts polls 9 percent in Clinton-Trump match-up

A fake U.S. presidential candidate named Deez Nuts, reported to be the creation of an Iowa teenager, has stirred a social media frenzy by polling nearly 10 percent of registered North Carolina voters in a hypothetical match-up against Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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Oops! Woman accidentally leaves $35K worth of jewelry in taxi

A New York City woman says she accidentally left a bag in the trunk of a taxi containing $35,000 worth of jewelry.

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Killer deal: ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ house up for sale

A Pennsylvania couple is looking for someone new to live in a home movie fans associate with grisly death.

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Machete, meet sword

Two ninja-clad teens armed with a machete expected an easy robbery at a Pittsburgh convenience store ... but they got the surprise of a lifetime.

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

Siri saves a life

A Middle Tennessee teen is alive, thanks to his iPhone and a voice named Siri.

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Police: Drunk man has his 10-year-old drive him home

Police say an upstate New York man had his 10-year-old drive his pickup truck while he was sitting in the passenger seat drunk.

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No one know why but a man in bear costume is harassing grizzlies in Alaska

A man in a full-body bear costume approached a grizzly and her two cubs in front of shocked spectators by a river in Alaska, before a state Fish and Game worker scared away the animals to stop anyone being hurt, an official said on Friday.

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Chris Evans makes ‘Marvel’-ous directoral debut

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The "Before We Go" director talks about pulling his film together and how being in the Marvel world makes it easier to get movies off the ground.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Love Hulu but hate the ads?

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Hulu is rolling out an ad-free version of its subscription service.

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Cate Blanchett to play Lucille Ball in new biopic

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The movie will chronicle the entertainer's 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, her "I Love Lucy" co-star.