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Bear cub strolls through drug store

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Some shoppers at an Oregon drug store got a surprise when they saw a bear cub scurrying down the aisles. Witnesses say the cub...

Chewing too much hassle? Japan's got just the thing

Are you worried that you're just not chewing enough to keep your mind and body in tip‑top condition? Then never fear: Japan has invented...

It can happen to anyone: Obama's credit card declined

Apparently, even the president of the United States can have trouble with his credit card.

New Paris landmark: Giant sex toy or an Xmas tree?

PARIS (AP) — A giant green art installation on the tony Place Vendome in Paris is attracting perhaps more attention than American artist Paul...

Brazil striker facing ban for tugging own shirt

Brazilian striker Leandro Damiao is facing a potential six‑match ban from his country's sports justice tribunal (STJD) for pulling his own shirt...

Riding a bike "side-saddle"

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

Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in...

Nebraska trucker returns bull mastiff to Arizona

A dog‑loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost 95-pound bull mastiff on a 1,380-mile trip back to her owners in Arizona. The Lincoln Journal Star...

Woman says she sold pot to help raise grandkids

A 65-year‑old Pennsylvania woman has admitted selling hundreds of pounds of marijuana from her home but says she needed the money to raise several...

Man's ashes to be scattered in fireworks display

A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang. His father's ashes, anyway. Greenlawn Funeral Homes will hold its first Firework...