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Jason Kelce says he’s lost his Super Bowl LII ring… in a pool filled with chili

Jason Kelce says he’s lost his Super Bowl LII ring… in a pool filled with chili

Jason said people had searched through the pools after the event, but that no one could salvage it from the three-way mess of chili, spaghetti and cheese.

Berlin zoo celebrates birthday of Fatou, believed to be the world's oldest gorilla

Berlin zoo celebrates birthday of Fatou, believed to be the world's oldest gorilla

Fatou was born in 1957 and came to the zoo in what was then West Berlin in 1959.

Bill that would make first-cousin marriage illegal in Tennessee passes but not without a fight

Bill that would make first-cousin marriage illegal in Tennessee passes but not without a fight

The bill as amended by Rep. Gino Bulso, R-Brentwood, would prohibit first-cousin marriage unless the parties to the marriage contract received counseling from a genetic counselor licensed by the board of medical examiners.

Kansas baker says she may have lost $4,000 diamond in batch of cookies

Kansas baker says she may have lost $4,000 diamond in batch of cookies

The bakery owner believes the diamond may have dropped into the dough while she was rolling and making cookies on Friday.

Firefighters rescue 10-year-old boy stuck in chimney

Firefighters rescue 10-year-old boy stuck in chimney

The boy climbed out of a window and into the chimney of his family's home.

Mom welcomes baby named Sol on total solar eclipse day

Mom welcomes baby named Sol on total solar eclipse day

Alvarez said she went into labor earlier than expected but didn't think she would deliver on Monday, ahead of her April 17 due date.

Mountain goat stuck under Kansas City bridge survives rocky rescue

Mountain goat stuck under Kansas City bridge survives rocky rescue

A mountain goat that escaped from its owner and somehow got stuck under a Kansas City bridge has survived a rocky rescue effort.

Single dad wins $1 million lottery prize while shopping for salad

Single dad wins $1 million lottery prize while shopping for salad

The Nebraska Lottery congratulated Brant Edgington on Friday.

111-year-old British man born the same year the Titanic sank is now world’s oldest man

111-year-old British man born the same year the Titanic sank is now world’s oldest man

Born in the northwestern English city of Liverpool on August 26, 1912, John Alfred Tinniswood has lived through two world wars, as well as two pandemics, and also holds the record for world’s oldest surviving male World War II veteran.

A happy reunion after a dog missing in California turns up in Michigan

A happy reunion after a dog missing in California turns up in Michigan

A lost dog was homeward bound this week after an incredible journey took her inexplicably from her San Diego home to the suburbs of Detroit.

Italian island overrun by goats is offering them free to anyone who can catch them

Italian island overrun by goats is offering them free to anyone who can catch them

Once the goats have been apportioned, the goat-taker has 15 days to catch and remove them from the island.

Woman quits her job after winning $90,000 on lottery scratch-off

Woman quits her job after winning $90,000 on lottery scratch-off

What would you do if you won the lottery? Would you take a nice trip? Pay off bills? Quit your job? Well, a Kentucky woman who recently won did the latter.

9-year-old who missed school bus drives mom's car to school, sparks police chase

9-year-old who missed school bus drives mom's car to school, sparks police chase

Officer Dunn says despite no one getting hurt, it should serve as a lesson to keep the car keys out of kids' reach and teach kids the importance of driver safety and laws.

Teacher who legally changed name to ‘Literally Anybody Else’ wants to run for president

Teacher who legally changed name to ‘Literally Anybody Else’ wants to run for president

The seventh-grade teacher said his name isn’t a person. It’s a rallying cry.

Samurai swords found on Kansas highway

Samurai swords found on Kansas highway

If you believe these swords belong to you, contact KHP dispatch at 785-827-4437.

Dairy Queen offering buy one get one free Blizzard deal

Dairy Queen offering buy one get one free Blizzard deal

From April 1 through April 14, fans can buy one of any size Blizzard and get one of equal or lesser value.

Louie the raccoon named 2024 Cadbury Bunny

Louie the raccoon named 2024 Cadbury Bunny

Hershey announced the 2024 Cadbury Bunny as a two-year-old raccoon from South Florida.

Michigan GOP legislator posted about ‘illegal invaders’ at Detroit airport. It was Gonzaga’s March Madness team

Michigan GOP legislator posted about ‘illegal invaders’ at Detroit airport. It was Gonzaga’s March Madness team

Maddock made his false claim in a month during which false and misleading claims about airplane flights involving migrants have proliferated on the political right.

George Washington family secrets revealed by DNA from unmarked 19th century graves

George Washington family secrets revealed by DNA from unmarked 19th century graves

Genetic analysis has shed light on a long-standing mystery surrounding the fates of President George Washington’s younger brother Samuel and his kin.

Two-head snake recovering from surgery at Saint Louis Zoo

Two-head snake recovering from surgery at Saint Louis Zoo

The surgery was performed on March 11 by the Saint Louis Zoo Endangered Species Research Center and Veterinary Hospital.

Student gets truck wrapped in American flag after being told to remove flag on his pickup

Student gets truck wrapped in American flag after being told to remove flag on his pickup

GCI Digital Imaging owner TJ Bedacht said he found out about Cameron Blasek's story on social media.

Woman adopts senior dog who spent over 700 days in shelter

Woman adopts senior dog who spent over 700 days in shelter

Jeanette Finch-Walton, 74, adopted a 10-year-old Carolina dog mix from Austin Pets Alive! in Austin, Texas.

A New York man's pet alligator was seized after 30 years. Now, he wants Albert back

A New York man's pet alligator was seized after 30 years. Now, he wants Albert back

Cavallaro has lived with Albert for more than half of his life after buying the alligator at an Ohio reptile show when it was two months old and considers him an “emotional support animal.”

French bulldogs remain the most popular US breed in new rankings. Many fans aren't happy

French bulldogs remain the most popular US breed in new rankings. Many fans aren't happy

Frenchies remained the United States' most commonly registered purebred dogs last year, according to American Kennel Club rankings.

Premature baby weighing less than a pound finally goes home after 10 months

Premature baby weighing less than a pound finally goes home after 10 months

Less than one percent of babies are born at 26 weeks. At the time, the lives of both Ellyannah and her mom, Cecia Juarez, were at stake. Doctors had to deliver, and soon after, she arrived roughly the size of a soda can.