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Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 at 08:10 AM PST

Banned Words List: 'Vape', 'Break the Internet', 'Walk it Back'

Banned Words List: 'Vape', 'Break the Internet', 'Walk it Back'

The tongue-in-cheek wish-list of sorts includes starting an answer with the word "So."

Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 at 08:50 AM PST

Woman Beats DWI Charge With Claim Her Body Brews Alcohol

Woman Beats DWI Charge With Claim Her Body Brews Alcohol

Drunken-driving charges against an upstate New York woman have been dismissed based on an unusual defense: Her body is a brewery. The woman was arrested while driving with a blood-alcohol level more than four...

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 05:08 PM PST

Man's Opinions on Sex Thwart Teacher Certification

Man's Opinions on Sex Thwart Teacher Certification

The University of Hawaii didn't violate First Amendment rights when it denied a teaching certificate for a Caltech-educated aspiring high school teacher who expressed views condoning adults having sex with...

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 09:38 AM PST

Dead Body Kept as 'Shrine' in Phoenix Woman's Apartment

Dead Body Kept as 'Shrine' in Phoenix Woman's Apartment

Police have arrested a Phoenix woman they said kept a dead woman on her couch and believed she was a shrine from God before authorities found the body.

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 01:30 PM PST

Deputies: Woman Drank While Riding Wal-Mart Cart

Deputies: Woman Drank While Riding Wal-Mart Cart

A Florida woman has been accused of taking methamphetamine and driving a motorized shopping cart through a Wal-Mart while drinking wine and eating sushi and cinnamon rolls. According to a Citrus County...

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 06:41 AM PST

Runaway Emu Finds Home on Delaware Ranch

Runaway Emu Finds Home on Delaware Ranch

A wayward emu that eluded police and animal control officers in Delaware for months now has a place to call home. The emu, now named Eddie Horace, has found a home at Cathy Capone's Square Dog Ranch near...

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 at 11:38 AM PST

Police Arrest Woman in Stabbing

Police Arrest Woman in Stabbing

San Diego police say a 400-pound woman with a beard stabbed a man when he approached a group in East Village Wednesday evening.

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 at 11:11 AM PST

Calif. Mom Uses Stinky Tactic Against Mail Thieves

Calif. Mom Uses Stinky Tactic Against Mail Thieves

Michaela Roekle has always taught her children that there is a moral to every story. So with two days until Christmas, Roekle, who has had her mail stolen from her Corona, California, home six times in the past...

Monday, Dec 21, 2015 at 09:54 AM PST

Man Legally Changes Name to Darth Vader

Man Legally Changes Name to Darth Vader

Darth Vader is a tattooed 43-year-old former Marine who owns a gym and is raising funds online for a bone marrow transplant. The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reports that a western New York man...

Thursday, Dec 17, 2015 at 07:56 AM PST

German Church to Hold 'Star Wars' Service

German Church to Hold 'Star Wars' Service

A German church will feature a "Star Wars" themed pre-Christmas service this year, NBC News reported. Members of the congregation at Berlin’s Zions Church will be greeted with theme music from the film...

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