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Judge rules Pink is appropriate for kids

A judge rejected a complaint from a father who says his ex-wife abused her parental discretion by taking their daughter to a Pink concert.

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Cannibuster is the ‘breathalyzer’ for pot

Two Ohio grad students have developed a device they say will detect pot use.

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Ice cream theft gives new meaning to ‘sleeping on the job’

How exactly do you steal $2,500 worth of ice cream out from under a clerk's nose?

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Heisman winner Marcus Mariota immortalized in meat

The Oregon QB gets his very own life-sized SUBWAY sculpture.

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Hawaii gets its own Spam

HONOLULU (AP) — Spam isn’t just junk email. To an older generation, Spam is canned meat that fed American G-I’s.…

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Katy Perry can’t corner the ‘Left Shark’ market

Officials have denied the "Roar" singer's attempts to trademark the underwater backup dancer that made a splash at the Super Bowl.

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Frustrated man ‘kills’ computer, faces charges

In an "Office Space" style beatdown, a man takes CTRL+ALT+DELETE to new levels.

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That’s not Santa Claus coming down your chimney

Firefighters took more than two hours to rescue a duck stuck in Louisiana fireplace.

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Zoo ‘poo’ power

The Detroit Zoo plans to turn manure from its animals into power.

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Jordan or LeBron? Let’s duke it out

Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a man's arrest on assault charges.

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Handcuffed, suspect steals police car but doesn’t get far

Police say the unidentified suspect drove less than a mile before ditching the vehicle.

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Old Spice is letting you control a man in the woods for 3 days

This takes crowdsourcing to new levels.

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Dirty deeds: $500 reward issued in diaper dumper case

Police are on the lookout for the person who has tossed more than 24 buckets of dirty diapers into the streams of Maine.

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Buy our undies … or else

You've got two choices: wear our underwear or go commando.

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Man caught bootlegging … cheese?

When Israeli health inspectors spotted a mail truck crossing into Israel from the West Bank, something didn't smell right.

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Woman claims boss made her watch ‘chick flicks’

Jogging and tennis - maybe - but "chick flicks" is where one woman drew the line.

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Michael Bolton serenades the IRS

The singer honors tax season with a foul-mouthed "love song." Viewer discretion advised.

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Man jailed for robbing the same bank

A 47-year-old Ohio man has been charged with robbing the same suburban Cleveland bank that got him sent to prison the first time.

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Police searching for ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ bandit

Police are hunting a man dubbed the "Mrs. Doubtfire" bandit because he dresses as a woman while robbing banks.

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Teacher says he ran toward gunfire like anyone else would

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A popular teacher who tackled a shooter inside a school says he did what any other teacher in the U.S. would do: He ran toward the gunfire instead of away from it.

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Budget writers meet ahead of start of special session

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Budget negotiators returned to the Capitol for a meeting with Gov. Jay Inslee ahead of a midweek start of a special session that could last up to 30 days.

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State of Washington wants more time to answer contempt order

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DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press   SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s attorney general says the Legislature needs more time to figure…

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Another local missing in Nepal, but 4 WWU students OK

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A former Whatcom County restaurant owner is missing in Nepal. Four Western Washington University students in Nepal are safe.

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‘Glamping’ comes to Orcas Island

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Overnight visitors to the Orcas Island park can simply pack a bag and leave the sleeping bags, tents and other gear behind.