Oddly Enough Features
Chinese gloat over Obama's turkey named Abe _ not Ah-bay
BEIJING (AP) -- President Barack Obama's pardoning of a turkey named "Abe" this Thanksgiving has led some Chinese to gloat at the Japanese prime minister's expense....
Oldest known seabird is back at Midway Atoll near Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) -- Federal wildlife officials say the world's oldest known seabird has returned to Midway Atoll....
Police: Man finds skull in front yard of California home
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a man bringing in his trash can from the street found a human skull in the front yard of his home and called police....
Georgia sheriff revels in 'politically incorrect' sign
HAMILTON, Ga. (AP) -- If you don't like a Georgia sheriff's political incorrectness, you can leave his county....
Woman fined $1,000 for trashing worker's office with glitter
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- A former clerk at an Ohio county's fiscal office has been fined $1,000 for trashing a co-worker's office with glitter and purple Silly String....
Meet John Howland, a lucky Pilgrim _ and maybe your ancestor
BOSTON (AP) -- John Howland may not be as famous as William Bradford, John Carver and Myles Standish, notable passengers on the Mayflower that landed in Massachusetts in 1620....
Homeowners association won't sue man over Christmas lights
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- An Idaho homeowners association has backed down from threats to sue a man whose extreme Christmas light display last year bothered neighbors....
Inmate kicks out police window, jumps onto Arizona freeway
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities in suburban Phoenix say a handcuffed and shackled inmate was seriously injured after he kicked out a window in a police transport van on a freeway and jumped out of the moving vehicle....
Woman sought for series of California wedding thefts
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Southern California authorities are looking for a wedding thief who steals wallets, credit cards and other valuables on the couple's happiest day without so much as an "I do."...
Winds and high tides damage Alaska beach art installation
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Winds and high tides have seriously damaged most of an Anchorage public art installation that is focusing on mental health....
Several retailers have taken a stand against Thanksgiving Day openings this year, with GameStop, Lowes, TJ Maxx and Staple’s saying they will keep their doors closed until Black Friday. Although at first glance it appears encouraging for those who complain that shoppers and employees should spend the holiday with their families, a report from in-store analytics firm Shopper Trak found that Thanksgiving Day store visits in 2014 increased 27.3 percent from the year prior.
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