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11-year-old boy gets lawn-mowing gig at White House

/ Sep 16, 2017

11-year-old boy gets lawn-mowing gig at White House

An 11-year-old boy in khaki shorts and a red polo shirt got the lawn-mowing gig of a lifetime Friday when President Donald Trump put him to work in the Rose Garden. Frank Giaccio, who goes by the initials FX, was so focused on doing his ...

/ Aug 18, 2017

South Korea's 'Poop School' to change name

A South Korean elementary school whose name means "shit" has decided to adopt a more fragrant moniker, school officials said Friday. Many Korean names and words are based on Chinese characters, so when rendered in the Hangul alphabet they can have the same sound but ...

One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested in Maine

/ Jul 27, 2017

One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested in Maine

A man is accused of drunkenly strolling down a Maine road wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and a clown mask and brandishing a machete taped to where his arm had been amputated. Maine State Police told WCSH-TV that 31-year-old Corey Berry, of Hollis, was arrested Tuesday ...

He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies

/ Jul 24, 2017

He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies

Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20. The animal's owners announced the cat's death late Saturday in a statement. "Stubbs lived for 20 years and 3 months," the family wrote. "He was a trooper until ...

Underwater music festival held at Florida reef

/ Jul 9, 2017

Underwater music festival held at Florida reef

A radio station's broadcast underwater in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on Saturday attracted about 400 divers and snorkelers who listened to music and announcements advocating reef preservation. The Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival at Looe Key Reef, part of the world's third-largest living ...