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Mural collecting dust is William Cumming original

A large mural that collected dust in barns over the decades before being displayed this month at a fair in Washington state is an original 1941 painting by...

Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

Calling all London tourists: Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria want to have a word with you.

Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T‑shirt featuring his mug shot.

His 101st birthday present? Another day at work

Herman "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job.

Alabama hunters haul in 450-kilogram alligator

A group of Alabama hunters are celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot (4.5-meter)-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds (450 kilograms).

Maserati patrol car raises police suspicions

Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis.

Brazil inmate flies the coop in drug ruse

A Brazilian inmate on supervised release put his electronic monitoring bracelet on an unsuspecting rooster, which he locked in a chicken coop, and then...

England seeks 'choc doc' to study candy

LONDON (AP) — Is there a doctor of chocolate in the house? Cambridge University in England is seeking a doctoral student to pursue what sounds like...

Mother, son find wooly mammoth tusks 22 years apart

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man who was having little luck catching salmon decided to look for fossils over the weekend and found a wooly mammoth tusk...