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Alaska whale-watchers rescue swimming deer in distress
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- An Alaska whale-watching cruise turned into a rescue mission for an unusual aquatic species - a distressed, swimming deer....

Bikini-clad Swedish cop makes arrest while sunbathing
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief....

Are Swedes having less sex? The government wants to know
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Worried that Swedes aren't having enough sex, the government wants to analyze the bedroom activities of its citizens in a major new study....





Rare, foul-smelling 'corpse flower' blooms in New York City

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NEW YORK (AP) -- A foul smelling plant known as the "corpse flower" is finally blooming at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City....

Mounted police officer rides through drive-thru on horseback
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- A mounted police officer in upstate New York has been spotted going through a Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru on horseback....

It's so hot in New York that manure is bursting into flames
THROOP, N.Y. (AP) -- How hot is it in upstate New York? So hot that horse manure is bursting into flames....

Man sues to get license to marry Kentucky prison inmate
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- To get a Kentucky marriage license, Bradley Jones just has to bring his fiancee to the clerk's office, but there's a problem: She's in prison and can't make the trip....

13-year-old boy reels in 200-pound shark on New Jersey beach
LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A 13-year-old boy fishing with his father on a New Jersey beach has reeled in a 200-pound shark....

'Pokemon Go' player finds $2,000 at Pokestop in New Jersey
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- A "Pokemon Go" player has found $2,000 in cash at a Pokestop in New Jersey....

GPS tells driver to turn around; car ends up almost vertical
MENDON, Vt. (AP) -- Police in Vermont say a car ended up almost vertical when the driver swerved quickly in response to her GPS ordering her to "turn around."...