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Mark Wahlberg asks Massachusetts for pardon in 1988 crime

Mark Wahlberg asks Massachusetts for pardon in 1988 crime

 On April 8, 1988, when he was 16 and long before he became a model, rapper and actor, Mark Wahlberg -- high on drugs and alcohol -- assaulted a man while trying to steal two cases of alcohol and then punched another man in the face as he
Cumberbatch takes on 'Dr. Strange,' Reynolds to reprise 'Deadpool'

Cumberbatch takes on 'Dr. Strange,' Reynolds to reprise 'Deadpool'

 Cumberbatch fans, rejoice! It's finally official.
About 100 brains missing from University of Texas

About 100 brains missing from University of Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The University of Texas at Austin is missing about 100 brains — about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars of formaldehyde.

Moose on the loose!

The Western Moose is a common sight in Canada and northern Minnesota, but to see one 15 miles from the Iowa border is a rare and surprising sight.

University of Texas offers Beyonce, Rihanna feminism course

Beyonce takes center stage at the University of Texas Austin. This spring, students will be able to take a unique course featuring the superstar.
Obama 'puzzled' by annual turkey pardon

Obama 'puzzled' by annual turkey pardon

 President Obama pardoned the national Thanksgiving turkey with a smile on Wednesday, but he admitted before saving the bird from it's likely demise that he found the decades-old tradition somewhat "puzzling."
Oklahoma Satanist backing out of controversial Satanic monument project

Oklahoma Satanist backing out of controversial Satanic monument project

An Oklahoma group of Satanists who were working to help get a monument to Satan placed at the State Capitol are now backing out.
Dropped beer bottle shatters glass walkway at London's Tower Bridge

Dropped beer bottle shatters glass walkway at London's Tower Bridge

 A scary view of London just got slightly scarier. At 138 feet above the city's River Thames, the view from the newly opened glass walkway at Tower Bridge was already enough to generate high anxiety.

Terrifying "Seadevil" caught on camera for first time at 1,900 ft

Researchers believe they have captured on film an elusive sea creature. They call it-- the Black Seadevil.
Somebody's watching!

Somebody's watching!

A new website based in Russia is streaming video live from thousands of private webcams around the world, including images of babies and hospital patients.
Move over, Barbie! Make room for 'average' Lammily doll

Move over, Barbie! Make room for 'average' Lammily doll

It began for Nickolay Lamm as a question: What would Barbie look like if she had the dimensions of an average woman?

'Mysterious' fibers found in Chino Valley

One woman contacted CBS 5 News saying she spotted mysterious fibers falling from the sky in Chino Valley.
TX woman, Teddy Bear Paradise, gets 21 months for threatening president

TX woman, Teddy Bear Paradise, gets 21 months for threatening president

Teddy Bear Paradise, formerly known as Denise O’Neal, has been ordered to federal prison following her conviction of making a threat against President Obama, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced.

Hot car mom uses donations for 'baby daddy's' rap album

A civil rights leader in phoenix is done trying to help a woman accused of leaving her children in a hot car. He says he found jobs for her, but she never showed up.
Cover to Cover: Texas School Permission Slip to Read Books

Cover to Cover: Texas School Permission Slip to Read Books

Permission slips are just for field trips, right? Not anymore, which is why some Highland Park parents are trippin' out over a new form students brought home.