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Fog machine in art installation prompts false fire alarms

Fog machine in art installation prompts false fire alarms

Where there's smoke: Fog machine in Pittsburgh art installation prompting false fire alarms
Published: 02/26/15
$150K dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars reported stolen

$150K dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars reported stolen

$150K custom dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars reported stolen; detectives investigating
Published: 02/27/15
Big house makes short trip along Ybor City streets

Big house makes short trip along Ybor City streets

A large house made a slow move Thursday on its way to a new home in Ybor City.
Published: 02/26/15
Calif. couple married 67 years holds hands in final hours together

Calif. couple married 67 years holds hands in final hours together

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives – together.
Published: 02/26/15
2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

Llama drama: 2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok in Phoenix-area retirement community
Published: 02/27/15

Police: Inattentive Ariz. woman survives being hit by train

PHOENIX – An inattentive woman wearing headphones and eating taquitos survived being run over by a locomotive today despite being surrounded by flashing lights and bells at a nearby railroad crossing while the engineer blared the horn, Phoenix...
Published: 02/26/15

Woman knocked out in Seattle "drive-by egging"

Woman pelted by egg, knocked unconscious in Seattle "drive-by egging"
Published: 02/26/15

Man loses pants in escalator mishap at rail station

Trouser trouble: escalator eats man's pants at Massachusetts train station
Published: 02/26/15

Show offering sex in a box as therapy stirs protest

NEW YORK – A relationship therapy TV show that premieres Friday gives most participating couples the same prescription: Go into a modular, windowless room onstage and have sex while the studio audience waits until they’re done. Not surp...
Published: 02/26/15
New name for Namibian town is a tongue-twister

New name for Namibian town is a tongue-twister

Move to change name of Namibian town of Luderitz stirs debate, and some head-scratching
Published: 02/26/15