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Milan orders removal of naughty Christmas tree
MILAN (AP) -- A provocatively adorned outdoor Christmas tree in central Milan was just too naughty for city officials, who have ordered it denuded of its racy red sex toys....
3 young pandas at Atlanta zoo are girls, not boys
ATLANTA (AP) -- Genetic testing has revealed that three young giant pandas born at Atlanta's zoo that were thought to be males are actually females....
This year, NYC SantaCon aims to curb ho-ho no-no's
NEW YORK (AP) -- When red-suited revelers throng the city's streets and taverns under the banner of SantaCon, some see an outpouring of holiday spirit, not to mention spirits. But to others, it's the blight before Christmas....
Zebra escapes from Tenn. farm, roams for weeks
CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) -- The black-and-white-striped animal that's been spotted at different places around a Tennessee town isn't a funny-looking horse....
Charity to raffle a Picasso for 100 euros ($138)
PARIS (AP) -- For aspiring art collectors everywhere, there is hope....
Chicopee man hurt in small garage fire
CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say a Chicopee man who locked himself out of his home had be taken to the hospital after lighting a fire in his garage to stay warm....
Coloring book featuring Ted Cruz selling fast
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- He's known for coloring outside the lines in the staid U.S. Senate. Now children large and small can color in U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz....
Ohio police chief's wife jail for shoplifting
AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) -- The wife of a police chief in northeast Ohio is serving a 10-day jail sentence for shoplifting....
Police: 12-year-old Bath boy made up abduction try
BATH, Maine (AP) -- Police in Bath say a 12-year-old boy made up a story about a man in a minivan trying to abduct him....
Police: Pa. panhandler claimed to be state trooper
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a drunken panhandler charged with harassing the customers of a western Pennsylvania business falsely claimed to be a state trooper - but was found out when he claimed to work at a nonexistent barracks....
Do you agree with House Speaker John Boehner. who says the new budget agreement does reduce the deficit? <More Info>
The two-year Congressional budget agreement that would avoid another government shutdown is being criticized by conservative groups as a farce that jacks up spending in the short-term in exchange for promises of additional cuts years from now. Republican House Speaker John Boehner calls these complaints "ridiculous." He says, "if you're for more deficit reduction, then you're for this agreement."
Do you think it was a mistake for President Obama to shake the hand of Cuban leader Raul Castro even if it was spontaneous?