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Giant inflatable cucumber gets into a pickle

6 hours ago   |   ABC

A promotional stunt starts off "cool as a cucumber", but quickly falls flat.
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Internet sparks debate over how many 'chuggas' are appropriate before a 'choo choo'

7 hours ago   |   ABC

How many times should you say "chugga" before you say "choo choo"?
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Massive model railroad is on the move

7 hours ago   |   Times Union

It's Sept. 25, 1950 and a Berkshire, New England & Western passenger train has just pulled into Troy Union Station. It stretches out over both Broadway and Fulton, temporarily...
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Wingsuit stunt gives Los Angeles residents a scare

7 hours ago   |   ABC

What looked like a fiery meteorite falling from space in the Los Angeles night sky caused quite the stir.
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USC's blind long snapper Jake Olson uses pro day to raise money for cancer research

8 hours ago   |   ABC

NFL scouts evaluated potential players at USC's pro day, but the loudest cheers were for a young man who will never play in the NFL - USC's blind long snapper, Jake Olson.
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People don't become fully-formed adults until their 30s: Report

9 hours ago   |   ABC

According to a new report, people don't become fully-formed adults until they're in their thirties.
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Gov. Newsom wants to charge you $10 a month to help clean up contaminated water

10 hours ago   |   ABC

Gov. Newsom wants to charge you $10 a month to help clean up contaminated water in low-income and rural areas.
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Finland named world's happiest country for 2nd year in a row

11 hours ago   |   ABC

For the second consecutive year, the small Nordic nation takes the top spot as the happiest country in the world.
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Eyewitness This: SoCal mountain lions face extinction, hot tea cancer risk, Powerball jackpot soars

13 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Here are some stories to start your day. Southern California mountain lions may be extinct in the next 50 years, a new research study shows. Plus a study has uncovered a...
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Where We Go Wrong in Comparing White Supremacy With ISIS

15 hours ago   |   Time

Throughout my career as an academic and author in international relations, I have been instinctively averse to discuss my personal identity in my analysis. Today is an...
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More than 69,000 pounds of chicken strips recalled due to possible metal in...

More than 69,000 pounds of chicken strips recalled due to possible metal in product

Check your freezer for this chicken strips product that could contain metal pieces. Read more ...

Man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump critics

Man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump critics

Cesar Sayoc faces the possibility of a life sentence on 65 criminal counts, including using weapons of mass destruction and illegal mailing of explosives with intent to kill. Read more ...

Country singer Justin Carter dies at 35 after accidental shooting

Country singer Justin Carter dies at 35 after accidental shooting

The up-and-coming country singer has reportedly died after a gun he was using while filming a music video accidentally went off. Read more ...

Video shows shocking fall from high-wire that injured 5 people

Video shows shocking fall from high-wire that injured 5 people

The incident, which happened in 2017, involved famed tightrope walker Nik Wallenda. Read more ...

Facebook leaves millions of passwords readable by employees

Facebook leaves millions of passwords readable by employees

Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees, only acknowledging the issue after a security researcher posted about it. Read more ...

Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia. Read more ...

This is what happens in your body when you simply can't deal with how cute a...

This is what happens in your body when you simply can't deal with how cute a puppy is

Do you ever get that feeling when you just want to squeeze them? Read more ...

New Zealand Listens To Muslim Prayers A Week After Mosque Shootings

New Zealand Listens To Muslim Prayers A Week After Mosque Shootings

The island nation, still reeling from last Friday's attacks, heard a message of healing amid plans to change gun laws in hopes of preventing future attacks. (Image credit... Read more ...

Kentucky governor says he exposed his children to chickenpox

Kentucky governor says he exposed his children to chickenpox

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in a radio interview that he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the highly contagious disease and become immune. Read more ...

UCLA soccer coach resigns amid college admissions scandal

UCLA soccer coach resigns amid college admissions scandal

The UCLA soccer coach who allegedly took a $100,000 kick back to get a real-estate developer's daughter into the school resigned on Thursday, a spokesperson for the school's... Read more ...