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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Facebook will loosen policy for drag queens

Facebook will loosen policy for drag queens

Facebook issued an apology for its "real name" policy -- and announced that it will loosen restrictions for the drag community.
35,000 walruses 'haul out' on Alaska beach

35,000 walruses 'haul out' on Alaska beach

Tens of thousands of walruses are "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.

Espanola police catch 'ghost' on surveillance cam

Surveillance video recently taken at the Espanola police station is a bit freaky.

Smelly mess: chickens left to rot

Officials in Missoula County, Montana are working on a plan for removing an abandoned trailer loaded with rotting chicken. They say getting rid of it will be difficult.
Teen hospitalized after eating pot-laced lollipop at school

Teen hospitalized after eating pot-laced lollipop at school

An Enfield mother is angry and upset after she said her 16-year-old daughter was given a lollipop at school that she believes was laced with marijuana.

'Binky Bandit' on the run

Oklahoma City police have released surveillance pictures of a man they dubbed the "binky bandit." The suspect allegedly robbed and carjacked a victim in front of a business parking lot.
Texas funeral home employees charged with abuse of corpse

Texas funeral home employees charged with abuse of corpse

Three El Paso area funeral home employees have been arrested and charged with multiple counts of abuse of a corpse, forgery and tampering with government records after the El Paso County Clerk's department received a government document con
Rhinos on a plane: Life-saving mission across borders

Rhinos on a plane: Life-saving mission across borders

It's been a bad year for the African rhino, particularly for those that call South Africa home.
Woman claims spaghetti strainer as religious headwear in license picture

Woman claims spaghetti strainer as religious headwear in license picture

It may sound like a joke but an Enid woman says her Oklahoma driver's license features a unique symbol of her religious freedom.
Indiana couple charged with holding woman in dog cage for weeks

Indiana couple charged with holding woman in dog cage for weeks

A young Indiana mother was gagged with chloroform and held captive for two months, forced to wear a dog collar tethered to an "intricate restraint system" and kept in a wooden cage built by one of her "sadist" captors, polic
Man shot to death after charging police officer with sword

Man shot to death after charging police officer with sword

Central Louisiana police officers have shot and killed a man who allegedly charged at them with a sword.
Olive Garden offers all you can eat -- for seven weeks

Olive Garden offers all you can eat -- for seven weeks

If you fantasize about stuffing your face with Olive Garden pasta for seven weeks straight, Monday is your day.
Foodies beware: The FDA is coming for your cheese

Foodies beware: The FDA is coming for your cheese

America's food police are patrolling and arresting suspicious French dairy products, which are either delicious cheese or a bacteria-laden menace. You decide.

Have you seen this tortoise?

Why would anyone steal a tortoise? That's what Mona's owner is trying to figure out.
Texas woman believed son possessed by devil, tried to 'cleanse' him

Texas woman believed son possessed by devil, tried to 'cleanse' him

A San Antonio woman and her boyfriend were indicted on sexual assault and injury to a child charges after police found the woman's 6-year-old son unresponsive in her bathroom.