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Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 08:42 PM EDT

Giant Dust Storm Covers Texas City

Giant Dust Storm Covers Texas City

A giant dust storm, also known as a haboob, covered Midland, Texas, Tuesday. This time lapse video shows the approaching storm front, which carried winds that reached 30 mph.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 12:45 PM EDT
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By James Best

10 Things That Are More Likely Than Winning the Lottery

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Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 at 03:15 PM EDT

Solved! Portrait of Mystery High Court Justice Identified

Solved! Portrait of Mystery High Court Justice Identified

The mystery of the unknown justice has been solved. The man whose portrait has hung for years outside the chamber of the highest court in Massachusetts _ without anyone actually knowing who he was _ now has a...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 03:38 PM EDT

S. Carolina Clown Aims to Unseat GOP Rep. in Congress

S. Carolina Clown Aims to Unseat GOP Rep. in Congress

A clown is running for Congress. That's not a joke. Steve Lough is wearing his red nose with pride, appearing in clown makeup on his campaign website as he runs against four others in South Carolina's...

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 at 10:56 PM EDT

Florida Woman ‘Marries’ 100-Year-Old Tree, Hoping To Save It

Florida Woman ‘Marries’ 100-Year-Old Tree, Hoping To Save It

Karen Cooper was ready to go out on a limb to save her beloved, so she got married — to a tree. Specifically, a giant ficus that’s shaded Snell Family Park in Fort Myers, Florida, for more than a century. The...

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 09:40 AM EDT

Sheriff's Officer Accuses Punxsutawney Phil as Winter Drags Into Spring

Sheriff's Officer Accuses Punxsutawney Phil as Winter Drags Into Spring

Punxsutawney Phil is a wanted ... groundhog. A Pennsylvania sheriff's officer has put up a wanted poster for Phil. The handlers of the groundhog last month said the furry rodent called for six more weeks of...

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 11:40 AM EDT

Extinction Event: Animatronic T-Rex Bursts Into Flames

Extinction Event: Animatronic T-Rex Bursts Into Flames

The co-owner of a dinosaur-themed park in southern Colorado thinks an electrical malfunction caused a life-size animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex to burst into flames. Zach Reynolds says the T-Rex at the Royal...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 09:55 PM EDT

‘High’ Tea Parties Come to Los Angeles

‘High’ Tea Parties Come to Los Angeles

Now that cannabis is legal in California, there is a demand for more diverse cannabis products. Some women are turning to cannabis tea to spice up parties but also to ease pain.

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 07:41 AM EDT

Test Reveals Why Female Lion in Oklahoma Zoo Sprouted a Mane

Test Reveals Why Female Lion in Oklahoma Zoo Sprouted a Mane

Lab results have revealed the answer to a mystery at an Oklahoma zoo: Just what caused a female lion to sprout a mane. The Oklahoma City Zoo says in its March newsletter that testing at the University of...

Monday, Mar 19, 2018 at 05:41 PM EDT

Pickle-Flavored Slush Coming to Sonic

Pickle-Flavored Slush Coming to Sonic

There are fried pickles, pickle-flavored chips and other options for all the pickle lovers out there. But soon there'll also be a pickle-flavored slush, thanks to Sonic. The drive-in chain announced Friday...

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