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A visitor takes a picture of the so-called corpse flower, known for the rotten stench it releases when it blooms, at the Huntington Library Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in San Marino, Calif. Corpse flowers typically take 15 years to reach a mature blooming size, and blooms usually only last 24 hours. (AP Photo/Ariel Tu)
Stinky 'corpse flower' in full bloom in CaliforniaVisitors are flocking to the Huntington Library in Southern California to get a whiff of the so-called corpse flower, known for the rotten stench it releases when it blooms
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Restaurant cites worldwide freakout over its french friesA Maine restaurant says news about the anger surrounding a change in its french fries has reached people all over the world
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Like a fish out of water: Barrels of bait spill on highwayThere are plenty of fish in the sea _ and almost as many on a Maine highway
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Most of the sixteen pregnant nurses who work together in the intensive care unit at Banner Desert Medical Center Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz.,  hold up new baby outfits given to them by the hospital as they talk about all being pregnant at the same time, with most of them due to give birth between October and January.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Baby boom at Arizona hospital with 16 pregnant nursesA baby boom is brewing at a suburban Arizona hospital where 16 intensive care nurses recently discovered they are all pregnant
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mooning case against Virginia softball coach's wife wanesThe moon over Virginia was half-visible that May evening, as was the one on the softball field, authorities say
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California deputy shoots into car to free trapped bearA deputy in Northern California fired several beanbag rounds into a back car window to free a trapped bear that had likely been searching for snacks
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This Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, photo provided by Temple University shows a plaque commemorating a 45-year relationship that began when Sharyn Rubin first met Eric Schlesinger as he held open elevator doors in a dorm for her during move-in day on Sept. 6, 1972, with the plaque installed outside the elevator where they met at the university in Philadelphia. Rubin introduced herself days later at a college mixer by walking up to Schlesinger and saying, "Hi, Mr. Elevator Man." She died last year from colon cancer. The quote is now affixed to the elevator, which will be named for Shari Rubin Schlesinger on Friday. (Joseph V. Labolito/Temple University via AP)
University honors students who found love in elevator in '72Philadelphia's Temple University is honoring a 45-year relationship sparked in a campus elevator
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Colombian city urges a break from sex to fight heat waveHealth officials in one Colombian coastal city have a controversial recommendation for residents trying to stay cool during an intense heat wave: Take a break from sex
The Associated Press2 days ago
ASPCA says more than 600 birds removed from homeThe American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says more than 600 birds were removed from a house in central Ohio after reports of animal neglect and a complaint from the public about living conditions.
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2016 file photo, a young visitor gets a close up view of Mara, a 12-year-old hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo. Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo. The video shows the man crossing a railing last week and sneaking up on two hippos, Rosie and Mara. He smacks Rosie on the rear and her mother lifts her head as the man runs off and raises his arms in gesture of victory. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA ZooPolice are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 file photo, the only remaining piece of the 130 ton, 250 meter long fatberg, removed from the sewers in the Whitechapel area of east London in the latter months of 2017, is displayed during a media preview at the Museum of London in London. London's famous, festering fatberg lives on - and is getting its own livestream. The Museum of London said on Tuesday, Aug. 14 a chunk of oil, fat, diapers and baby wipes blasted out of a city sewer last year is now part of its permanent collection. The museum says the "highly toxic" lump will be stored in a secure case and displayed online via a “fatcam” so that viewers can watch its changes. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)
Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestreamLondon's famous, festering fatberg lives on _ and is getting its own livestream
The Associated Press4 days ago
Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raftTwo Minnesota deputies helped a group of women stranded on a large, inflatable rainbow unicorn
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