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Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

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Busy mom has baby while registering son at school

PASADENA, Texas — A mother in the advanced stages of labor thought she had just enough time to stop off and register her 4-year-old son at a Houston-area school en route to the hospital. But she was mistaken.
Published: 08/15/14
Santa Claus and Rockettes stop traffic in NYC

Santa Claus and Rockettes stop traffic in NYC

NEW YORK — The calendar says August, but that didn’t stop Santa Claus from visiting midtown Manhattan and snarling a section of Sixth Avenue, much to the bafflement of tourists and the frustration of drivers forced to idle their vehicle...
Published: 08/15/14
Mom, son find wooly mammoth tusks 22 years apart

Mom, son find wooly mammoth tusks 22 years apart

Mother, son find wooly mammoth tusks in same western Alaska river location 22 years apart
Published: 08/14/14

California women call police over cat's furry fury

2 San Diego County women call police after family cat turns into furry ball of fury
Published: 08/14/14
Santa Claus and Rockettes stop traffic in NYC

Santa Claus and Rockettes stop traffic in NYC

Santa Claus and Rockettes stop traffic in NYC to promote Radio City Music Hall show
Published: 08/14/14

Wisconsin police arrest intoxicated driver, 13

Police arrest 13-year-old intoxicated girl driver in eastern Wisconsin
Published: 08/14/14

Massachusetts to use more humor on highway signs

Massachusetts officials announce winners of contest for humorous highway safety messages
Published: 08/14/14

Pilot's artificial arm detaches while landing

Report: Pilot's artificial arm detached from controls while landing plane; no one hurt
Published: 08/14/14

Bondsman: Alleged cookie thief can't make $5 bond

Bondsman: Alleged Albuquerque cookie thief can't make $5 bond, stuck in jail
Published: 08/14/14
Video: Teen lives in Texas Wal-Mart for four days

Video: Teen lives in Texas Wal-Mart for four days

A Wal-Mart may be a fun place for a 14-year-old boy to visit for an hour or two, but one Texas decided to make an extended visit.
Published: 08/14/14