Strange

Black Bear
August 24, 2018 - 9:04 am
ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) — A black bear wandered the lobby of the Colorado hotel that inspired Stephen King to write "The Shining." Stanley Hotel vice president Reed Rowley tells KDVR-TV 300 guests were sound asleep as the bruin figured out how to open the door and climbed over furniture. A front...
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wedding
Dan Majka
August 18, 2018 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- More couples will utter the words "I do" on Saturday than on any other day this year. According to data released by the wedding planning website The Knot , August 18, 2018, or 8-18-18, is the most popular wedding date of this year, with nearly 30,000 couples in the U...
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Lone Star tick
Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
August 13, 2018 - 8:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lyme disease isn't the only problem you might encounter from a tick bite. If you get a tick bite, you may need to become a vegetarian. Megan Ford, assistant professor of allergy and immunology at Thomas Jefferson University, said the culprit is the Lone Star tick,...
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An apparently grieving female orca whale who swam with the body of her dead calf for more than two weeks has stopped carrying the carcass, environmental officials said.
Center for Whale Research
August 13, 2018 - 3:41 pm
By Darran Simon (CNN) — It was a journey of love, driven by a mother's loss, stretching across a thousand miles of ocean as the world watched and wondered. An apparently grieving female orca whale who swam with the body of her dead calf for more than two weeks has stopped carrying the carcass,...
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A university spelled 'Board of trustees' incorrectly in its diplomas for 6 years before it was spotted
Alec Williams
August 12, 2018 - 5:28 pm
By Megan Cain and Saeed Ahmed (CNN) - - Colorado Mesa University is issuing two diplomas for the price of one. The catch? The first one was signed by the chair of CMU's "Coard of Trustees." The embarrassing typo lingered in the bottom left corner of nearly 9,200 diplomas for six years -- until...
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People swim after the mass start in the Neva River in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Alexander Belenky
August 12, 2018 - 2:50 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — More than 600 swimmers from 13 countries have stroked their way through one of Russia's most scenic and historic settings on Sunday, circling the St. Petersburg island that holds the Peter and Paul Fortress. The 2.3-kilometer (1.42-mile) circuit — which some swam twice...
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High School Diploma
August 10, 2018 - 9:42 pm
By Gisela Crespo, CNN (CNN) -- A New Orleans native who was displaced by Hurricane Katrina's devastation was recognized 12 years later by the high school he didn't get to graduate from -- with an honorary diploma. Clint Smith, 29, tweeted a photo Friday of the diploma from Benjamin Franklin High...
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"McRefugees" sleep in Hong Kong McDonald's
Suraj Katra/CNN iReport
August 06, 2018 - 2:20 pm
By Jessie Yeung (CNN) - - In just five years there's been a sixfold increase in so-called McRefugees in Hong Kong -- residents who spend their nights sleeping in 24-hour McDonald's outlets across the city, a survey has found. The study, conducted by the non-profit Junior Chamber International (JCI...
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In this Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 photo provided by Bryce Carlson Adventures, Bryce Carlson poses for a photo after completing his solo unsupported row across the Atlantic, at St Mary's Harbour, Isle of Scilly, England.
Bryce Carlson Adventures via AP
August 05, 2018 - 9:39 am
LONDON (AP) — A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing. Bryce Carlson arrived at St. Mary's in the Isles of Scilly, off England's southwestern tip, late Saturday — 38 days, six hours and 49 minutes...
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officer mistakenly shoots and kills resident
Philip B. Poston/AP via CNN
August 03, 2018 - 7:21 pm
By Ayana Archie, Sal Sendik and Madison Park, CNN (CNN) -- A case of mistaken identity left a man dead after protecting his family from an invader. Officers were dispatched to an Aurora, Colorado home around 1:30 Monday morning. They heard gunshots coming from inside the house, according to Aurora...
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