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Cat, dog, lasers: A senior portrait to remember

A New York boy and his cat, a principal and her dog — and lasers.

Japan unveils 'anti-loneliness' hugging chair

There are times in everyone's life when only a hug will do. Now one Japanese company has come up with a chair that's always ready to give a...

Crew makes 1126-pound bowl of Hawaii rice dish

HONOLULU (AP) — A group is claiming a world record for a popular Hawaii dish, after putting together a massive bowl of rice, hamburger, eggs and...

Mexican's 'Harry Potter' hoard is world's biggest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of "Harry Potter" paraphernalia was named the world's...

Woman finds two-headed baby snapping turtle

A woman in Maine has come across a two‑headed baby snapping turtle that was trying to cross the road.

Donkeys reunited at Polish zoo after sex scandal

Napoleon is now back with his Antosia. The two amorous donkeys who were separated because of an outcry over their lovemaking have been reunited at a zoo in...

Peanut butter glut on the horizon as prices tumble - retail

Get ready to see peanut butter in a lot more places. The humble spread, found in lunch‑box sandwiches across America, is suddenly a favorite of...

Philippines 'breaks world tree-planting record'

Philippine officials said Saturday they had set a new world record for the most trees planted in an hour, with 3.2 million seedlings sown as part of a...

Man who raised $55k for potato salad throws party

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad threw a huge...

Riding a bike "side-saddle"

Irish inventor debuts a new bicycle in Paris – one that travels sideways. Sasha Salama reports.