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Man bowls 3 perfect games in a row

Man bowls 3 perfect games in a row

Bryan Deck rolled 36 consecutive strikes and became just the 39th person in the world to bowl three consecutive perfect games.

Trooper adopts dog he rescued from side of highway in sweltering heat

Trooper adopts dog he rescued from side of highway in sweltering heat

The dog is still being treated at Cleveland Tennessee Animal Control. But Trooper Tudors has adopted her and is waiting to bring her home. He named her Princess. 

Never too old for love: Sacramento-area couple in their 90s marry

Never too old for love: Sacramento-area couple in their 90s marry

You're never too old to fall in love – and that's exactly what a North Natomas couple wants people to know.

Amazon’s Alexa could soon mimic voice of dead relatives

Amazon’s Alexa could soon mimic voice of dead relatives

Amazon’s Alexa might soon replicate the voice of family members - even if they’re dead.

5 planets take center stage as they align in the night sky

5 planets take center stage as they align in the night sky

The event began at the beginning of June and has continued to get brighter and easier to see as the month has progressed, according to Diana Hannikainen, observing editor of Sky & Telescope.

Kansan who graduated from high school and Harvard at the same time has passed the bar exam

Kansan who graduated from high school and Harvard at the same time has passed the bar exam

Braxton Moral graduated Ulysses High School in Ulysses, Kansas. Eleven days later, he received his undergraduate degree from Harvard Extension School.

A woman used Grubhub to contact police while she was allegedly being held hostage in the Bronx

A woman used Grubhub to contact police while she was allegedly being held hostage in the Bronx

A 24-year-old woman used Grubhub to contact police while she was allegedly being held hostage in the Bronx over the weekend, according to a criminal complaint.

Kansas firefighters, troopers to the rescue after truck hauling bees blows 2 tires

Kansas firefighters, troopers to the rescue after truck hauling bees blows 2 tires

When a truck hauling honeybees from Oklahoma to North Dakota blew two tires in south-central Kansas, troopers and firefighters helped get them back on the road.

Oklahoma movie theater reverses course after posting sign warning of scene in 'Lightyear'

Oklahoma movie theater reverses course after posting sign warning of scene in 'Lightyear'

Jill Stuever, a woman who took her two sons to see the Buzz Lightyear standalone movie, said she had no problem with the scene.

Father, daughter wanted in Girl Scout cookie scam targeting Long Island residents

Father, daughter wanted in Girl Scout cookie scam targeting Long Island residents

Police on Long Island are investigating a cookie hustle involving a father/daughter duo who police believe went door-to-door asking for money on the spot and promising to deliver on Girl Scout cookie orders.

Rescued ‘kitten’ turns out to be a bobcat

Rescued ‘kitten’ turns out to be a bobcat

A Tennessee couple who thought they were helping a scared kitten actually took in a wild bobcat, a local animal shelter said Friday.

He's a 'proud dad' to 3 million people

He's a 'proud dad' to 3 million people

 Summer Clayton may not have children in real life, but he's a "proud dad" to 2.8 million people on TikTok.

Danish-Canadian deal ends 49-year-old feud over Arctic isle

Danish-Canadian deal ends 49-year-old feud over Arctic isle

A decades-old dispute between Denmark and Canada over a tiny, barren and uninhabited rock in the Arctic has come to an end

President Biden falls off bike, is 'fine'

President Biden falls off bike, is 'fine'

President Biden fell from his bike today, but he is 'fine.'

Unopened wine bottles still on board a royal ship 340 years after it sank

Unopened wine bottles still on board a royal ship 340 years after it sank

Now the shipwreck's location has finally been revealed off the coast of England 340 years later.

Woman admits to stealing $291,000 pandemic loan fraud

Woman admits to stealing $291,000 pandemic loan fraud

A woman pleaded guilty to a felony bank fraud charge Friday.

TikTok moves US users' data to Oracle servers to address security concerns

TikTok moves US users' data to Oracle servers to address security concerns

TikTok has moved its US user data to Oracle's cloud platform, the short-form video app announced Friday.

San Diego Zoo welcomes first aardvark birth in years

San Diego Zoo welcomes first aardvark birth in years

The female cub was born May 10 and will nurse from her mother, Zola, for about six months, the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance said this week in announcing the zoo’s first aardvark birth in nearly four decades.

'F--- off': Hidden message on father's headstone raises concerns

'F--- off': Hidden message on father's headstone raises concerns

It's something his family did as a harmless way to remember him, and it has been called into question by the cemetery.

47 cats rescued from car at rest stop during extreme heat

47 cats rescued from car at rest stop during extreme heat

The owner had previously given up 14 of the cats that had been living in the car. They were taken by a local rescue organization.

Bus driver says he didn’t know his gummy snacks included THC

Bus driver says he didn’t know his gummy snacks included THC

A commercial bus driver says he had no idea his gummies had THC.

A teen was accepted into all 8 Ivy League schools -- and 7 other universities

A teen was accepted into all 8 Ivy League schools -- and 7 other universities

It was a surreal moment for the 17-year-old, whose mother emigrated to the US from Nigeria three decades ago.

Boy opens lemonade stand so his big sister with cancer can accomplish her bucket list

Boy opens lemonade stand so his big sister with cancer can accomplish her bucket list

His 22-year-old sister has stomach cancer, and the money he earns is going toward his sister's bucket list wish: a family trip to New York.

So long, Internet Explorer. The browser is finally retiring

So long, Internet Explorer. The browser is finally retiring

Internet Explorer is finally headed out to pasture.

No, Google's AI is not sentient

No, Google's AI is not sentient

Google was quick to shut down claims that one of its programs had advanced so much that it had become sentient.