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Principal says she regrets decision about 'smash space'An elementary school principal in Washington, D.C.'s suburbs says she regrets her decision to set up a "smash space" designed to let teachers hack away at a chair to relieve tension
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Tom Harrison also known as Mr Gorilla makes his way crawling along part of the London Marathon course in aid of the charity 'Gorilla Organization' Thursday, April 27, 2017. The London Marathon started five days ago, and Tom Harrison is nearly done as he crawls wearing his gorilla suit. The man dubbed Mr. Gorilla is raising money for the Gorilla Organization _ so far more than 22,000 pounds ($28,500) have been pledged. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
UK man dressed as gorilla crawls through London MarathonThe London Marathon started five days ago, and the gorilla is nearly done
The Associated Press2 hours ago
NYPD: Woman shot at point-blank range saved by her pursePolice say a New York City woman shot at point-blank range during a robbery was saved from a bullet wound thanks to her purse
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Llama on the lam: Trooper lassoes llama loose on roadwayMassachusetts State Police are praising the cowboy skills of one their troopers after he lassoed a llama loose on a state highway and led it to safety
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Flowers on the sink, imported tiles and attractive wooden doors on the stalls are among the amenities in the Ladies Room at a free public restroom in New York, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Inspired by visits to the city's priciest hotels, the posh public bathroom cost nearly $300,000 and comes complete with freshly delivered flowers, imported tiles, classical music and artwork. (AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)
No dump here: Posh public bathroom pops up, with music, artIn a park amid Manhattan skyscrapers, a gem has emerged: a posh public bathroom complete with fresh flowers, imported tiles, classical music and artwork
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In this photo provided by SeaWorld San Diego, a day-old California sea lion pup rests at the Animal Care Center in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, April 27, 2017. The park is caring for the sea lion pup that was unexpectedly born to a sick mother. The park says the pup was discovered Wednesday when a team went to check the health of her mother, who was rescued from an Oceanside beach on Tuesday. (Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld San Diego via AP)
SeaWorld San Diego gets a furry surprise: a baby sea lionSeaWorld San Diego is caring for a sea lion that was unexpectedly born to a sick mother that was rescued from a beach
The Associated Press17 hours ago
South Dakota man claims he found mouse in Coca-Cola canA South Dakota man is suing Coca-Cola after allegedly finding a mouse in a can of soda
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Jay Pagel, a field technician with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, uses a large knife mounted on a 6-foot pole to dismember a 43-foot whale that washed ashore in Toms River N.J. on Wednesday April 26, 2017. The whale, whose cause of death could not immediately be determined, was dismembered and carted away. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Cause of death of whale in New Jersey can't be determinedA marine mammal rescue group says a 43-foot whale that washed up on a New Jersey beach was too badly decomposed to determine how it died.
The Associated Press20 hours ago
500 people get duplicate tax refund checks, can keep only 1A state official says human error is to blame for 500 Rhode Island residents receiving two tax-refund checks
The Associated Press20 hours ago
These images provided by the U.S. Postal Service shows The Total Solar Eclipse Forever stamp. The Postal Service will soon release a first-of-its-kind stamp that changes when you touch it, which commemorates the Aug. 21 eclipse, transforming into an image of the Moon from the heat of a finger. (U.S. Postal Service via AP)
Touch new stamp and presto, total solar eclipse becomes moonThe U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer's total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp
The Associated Press21 hours ago
911 call: Man wants police dog to search for stolen heroinPolice say an Ohio man called 911 to request a police dog to help track down heroin allegedly stolen from him
The Associated Press1 day ago
Australian firefighters contend with pet crocodileFirefighters who fought a blaze at a house in the tropical Australian city of Darwin have contended with the added distraction of being watched by a 4-meter (13-foot) pet crocodile
The Associated Press1 day ago
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