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Lawmaker loses war against small airline seats

A congressional soldier fighting a war against shrinking airline seats lost a battle in the U.S. House Thursday.

In a 26-33 vote, a House committee defeated legislation that would have mandated size standards for airline passenger seats. "I am disapp...

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Thousands of thumbtacks found in Calif. dog park

Someone must be getting an extra share of dog poop in his or her yard.

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Man blinded by cup of urine gets $3.6 million

A jury awarded a man who was blinded in one eye when two teens threw a cup of urine at him $3.6 million, The Associated Press reported.

Kids Play in Snow at Hancock College

Young children play in snow at Hancock College in a fun and educational event that lets kids experience something many have never had before.

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Congressman vapes during hearing

Rep. Duncan Hunter wasn't blowing "smoke" when he made his case against an amendment to ban vaping on planes.

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10 unique ways to spend Valentine's Day

Hard-hearted cynics call it a bloated marketing ploy.

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Doritos roses wins among Valentine's Day gifts

What better way to say "I love you" than giving away your Doritos?

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Woman falls 60 feet in department store, lands on bed

No it wasn't a Jackie Chan stunt, just a very fortuitous woman who accidentally fell 60 feet from a department store balcony.

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Announcer: Saskatchewan named for sasquatches

Which came first: Saskatchewan or the sasquatch? That question probably never occurred to you, unless you were watching the Utah Jazz play the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.

Meryl Streep at 2016 Berlin film festival

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Meryl Streep on movie diversity: 'We're all Africans, really'

Answering a question about diversity in the movie industry at the Berlin International Film Festival, Meryl Streep told reporters that "we're all Africans, really."

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Why do we get paid every two weeks instead of daily?

Imagine getting a daily paycheck -- or cashing out whatever money you've already earned from your job. It would mean no more strain waiting for payday.


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Fitbit gives couple a surprise

A New York husband was stumped why his wife's Fitbit was acting funny.

David Trinidad noticed that the month old fitness tracker his wife, Ivonne Trinidad, was wearing was registering an elevated heart rate. After seeing high rate readings, David, 34...

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Leave it to Bill Murray to crash a bachelor party in South Carolina.

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William, Harry visit the King at Graceland

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As the drought carries on, recent storms are helping to change California's…

Military Gear Stolen From Cars In Camarillo

Military Gear Stolen From Cars In Camarillo

Police in Camarillo are warning residents to lock up their cars and garages, after…

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