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Columbia man arrested for threatening ATV riders with shotgun

Boone County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man in the 800 block of Nance Drive after he threatened ATV riders in the area with a shotgun.

White flag atop Brooklyn Bridge

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DNA evidence collected in NYC flag caper

New York police have collected DNA evidence in the case of nighttime acrobats who replaced two American flags atop of the Brooklyn Bridge with two white flags, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation Friday.

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istock

Solar storm barely missed earth in 2012

Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. The culprit? One of the largest solar storms in recorded history.

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Lawmaker mistakes US officials for representatives of India

Rep. Curt Clawson, a congressman for all of one month, made an embarrassing mistake this week when he confused two Obama administration officials with representatives from India.

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KTLA

Man shoots, kills burglar who yells 'I'm pregnant!'

Tom Greer says he fought back when he was attacked by intruders at his Southern California home. Then he got his gun and fired at them and they ran.

The 80-year-old homeowner says one of the fleeing burglars, a woman, shouted, "I'm pregnant!" He shot ...

Aladdin Wyoming

Robert Odendahl

For sale: Town of Aladdin, Wyo., for $1.5 million

If you're looking for your next real estate investment, look no further than the tiny town of Aladdin, Wyo.

Mary Poppins minimum wage video

Funny or Die

Mary Poppins won't work for minimum wage

You'd think magical powers would entitle Mary Poppins to more than $7.25 an hour.

Dog guards dying friend

Facebook

Dog who guarded dying friend needs a home

A dog who's captured the hearts of many for guarding his dying friend now needs a new home.

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Study: Dogs can feel jealous, too

New research suggests that dogs can exhibit jealousy, a human emotion usually ascribed to squabbling siblings or the jilted third of a love triangle.

Homer Simpson tattoos record

Guinness World Records

Man's 41 Homer Simpson tattoos set world record

This is sure to be the talk of Springfield. A New Zealand man's 41 tattoos of Homer Simpson have set a new world record.

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