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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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Pope ‘popping up’ across Philly ahead of U.S. visit

Pope Francis won't arrive until September, but cardboard replicas of the Holy Father have been popping up all over Philly.

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Dogs seek cupcakes, dogs start fire

To be fair, cupcakes are amazing.

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Get married or go to jail

A 20-year-old East Texas man jumped into a quickly arranged marriage after a judge told him last month he had a choice of getting hitched or spending 15 days in jail on an assault charge.

News

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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Nicholas Hoult to take on J.D. Salinger in new biopic

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The British actor will portray the beloved American author in "Rebel in the Rye."

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‘Spectre’ could be Daniel Craig’s last ‘Bond’ movie

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The British star, whose turn in "Spectre" marks his fourth time playing 007, has now admitted he has no current plans to appear in another Bond movie

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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony among frontrunners for new $10 bill

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Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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Why Bill Murray is in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

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After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.