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Venomous spiders prompt temporary Michigan library shutdownStaff at a University of Michigan library temporarily closed the building after three venomous spiders turned up in a basement storage area
The Associated Press1 day ago
This illustration provided by NASA shows a diagram added over the parachute deployed during the descent of the Mars Perseverance rover as it approaches the surface of the planet on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Systems engineer Ian Clark used a binary code to spell out “Dare Mighty Things” in the orange and white strips of the 70-foot (21-meter) parachute. He also included the GPS coordinates for the mission's headquarters at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP)
Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret messageThe huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message
The Associated Press2 days ago
A 6- month- old green sea turtle is cleaned from tar after an oil spill in the Mediterranean Sea, at Israel's Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Michmoret, Israel, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Only six sea turtles were rescued and survived after a disastrous oil spill that has blackened most of the country's shoreline and reached beaches of neighboring Lebanon. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
In Israel, mayo provides miracle for endangered turtlesWhen it comes to saving sea turtles, Israeli rescuers have discovered that mayonnaise is a miracle
The Associated Press2 days ago
CORRECTS APPROXIMATE COST TO $400,000, INTEAD OF $200,000 - A worker signals to a truck driver pulling a Victorian home through San Francisco on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. The house, built in 1882, was moved to a new location about six blocks away to make room for a condominium development. According to the consultant overseeing the project, the move cost approximately $400,000 and involved removing street lights, parking meters, and utility lines. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
139-year-old house rolls to new San Francisco addressA two-story Victorian house in San Francisco was loaded onto giant dollies and moved Sunday to a location six blocks away
The Associated Press4 days ago
Customs inspectors find cocaine-coated corn flakes in OhioCustoms authorities in Ohio say they intercepted a shipment of cereal earlier this month with a special frosting — cocaine
The Associated Press5 days ago
No cat-astrophe: Police find kittens in 'suspicious package'A police bomb squad responding to a suspicious package call at an Ohio church made an unexpected discovery: six newborn kittens and their mother inside a duffel bag
The Associated Press6 days ago
This Feb. 13, 2021 photo provided by Erik Stevens shows a remote area of Alaska where Shannon Stevens, her brother Erik Stevens and his girlfriend took snowmobiles into into the wilderness northwest of Haines, Alaska. Shannon Stevens was using an outhouse in the backcountry and she was attacked by a bear, from below.(Erik Stevens via AP)
Alaska woman using outhouse attacked by bear, from belowAn Alaska woman had the scare of a lifetime last weekend when using an outhouse in the backcountry
The Associated Press7 days ago
Thousands of Atlantic green sea turtles and Kemp's ridley sea turtles suffering from cold stun are laid out to recover Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 at the South Padre Island Convention Center on South Padre Island, Texas. (Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP)
Thousands of cold-stunned sea turtles being rescued in TexasPeople have taken thousands of cold-stunned sea turtles to a convention center in South Texas in hopes of saving them during the unusually chilly weather
The Associated Press8 days ago
Emirati arrested for stealing camel for gift to girlfriendThe United Arab Emirates' state-linked newspaper says police have arrested a man for allegedly stealing a highly valuable newborn camel to give to his girlfriend for her birthday
The Associated Press8 days ago
Sheriff's office offers Valentine's Day 'special' for exesA North Carolina sheriff's office is giving people a chance on Valentine's Day weekend to show their former lover they're still wanted by turning them in if they have outstanding warrants
The Associated Press13 days ago
Deputies: Man proposes using rings stolen from other loverAuthorities in Florida are searching for a man they say stole an engagement ring and wedding bands from a girlfriend and used them to propose to another girlfriend
The Associated Press13 days ago
Tennessee man leaves $5 million to pet border collieA Tennessee canine won't have to worry about living a dog's life after its owner recently died
The Associated Press13 days ago
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