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Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom

Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom.

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White House: ‘no comment’ on Justin Bieber deportation petition

The troubled Canadian pop star is staying in America for now.

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Thursday

Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

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Tuesday

Turns out ‘God’ has bad credit

An NYC man claims Equifax falsely reported he had no financial history because his first name is God.

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April 14, 2014

Teen’s terror prank might be dumbest Tweet ever

The online meltdown was a whirlwind of tween-speak, full of OMGs and posts that lack any common sense or punctuation.

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April 11, 2014

Would you pay $2K for a sewage plant wedding?

A sewage treatment plant near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue.

In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo, a McDonald's Big Mac sandwich is photographed at a McDonald's restaurant in Robinson Township, Pa. McDonald's saw a key sales figure drop in the U.S. again in February 2014, as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggles to beat back competition and adapt to changing eating habits.

April 10, 2014

Florida woman arrested in topless rampage at McDonald’s

A woman wearing only bikini bottoms was observed by security cameras vandalizing a Florida McDonald's.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

April 10, 2014

Woman arrested after telling police she bought bad pot

A Texas woman was arrested after complaining to police that a she was sold a bad batch of marijuana.

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

April 10, 2014

Spiders cause Mazda recall for second time

Mazda has issued a recall for Mazda6 sedans because of a spider that weaves a web blocking a vent in the engine.

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April 3, 2014

Chupacabra captured?

A Texas couple says they caught the mythical creature.

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April 1, 2014

A Twitter about taxidermy is the weirdest thing you’ll see today

It's simultaneously terrifying and hilarious.

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March 31, 2014

Travel agency urges vacationers: ‘Do it for Denmark’

Reversing Denmark's 27-year birthrate low could get couples future freebies.

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March 28, 2014

Cupcake ATM offers sweet withdrawals

A 24-hour cupcake vending machine has opened and it's like a dream come true.

Shoes

March 26, 2014

Man robs same shoe store, 15 years apart

After being released from prison for robbing a shoe store, a man allegedly commits the same crime at the same store.

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March 24, 2014

Cocaine-filled condoms mailed to Vatican

Thousands of dollars in drugs are mailed to the Vatican postal office.

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State and local officials are hoping for a safe but still enjoyable day for the 36,000 runners planning to participate in the Boston Marathon and the hundreds of thousands of spectators

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Amherst, Leverett Ponder Drone Restrictions

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Town Meetings in Amherst and Leverett will consider resolutions calling on the federal government to end the use of drones for assassinations and regulate the unmanned aircraft locally