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More Engaged Couples Opting For Cash-Only Gift RegistriesPerhaps a little more challenging for traditionalists buying gifts are cash requests to finance such things as honeymoons.
Broccoli Is Minnesota's Favorite Vegetable, Survey FindsGreen Giant's survey showed Wisconsin preferred corn, which was also in the lead for Iowa, North Dakota and Nebraska.
Wis. Man Leaves Wife Over Salt On Popcorn, Reports SayThe newspaper said that the man refused to watch the movie, but his wife didn't want him to drive while angry, so she kept the car keys.
It Was Inevitable ... Climbing Raccoon Bobblehead Coming SoonThe National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum says people nationwide fell in love with the Raccoon as she defied the odds to reach the top of the building.
NASA Rover Falls Silent Amid Giant Mars Dust StormControllers expect it will be several more days before there's enough sunlight to recharge Opportunity's battery through its solar panels.
Woman Gets Head Stuck In Truck’s Exhaust PipeThe McLeod County Sheriff's Office says they cited her for underage drinking.
Mama Bear, 4 Cubs Show Up At Braham Family's HomeThe family has seen bears in their yard before; there's a creek that runs right through. But this visit was special.
‘World Is A Better Place Without Her’: Minnesota Woman’s Obituary Goes ViralA seemingly normal obituary for a Minnesota woman took an intense and devastating turn – and went viral for it.
And The Spelling Bee-Winning Word Was ...Fourteen-year-old Karthik Nemmani of McKinney, Texas, got into the bee through a new wild-card program.

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Video: Priest Slaps Baby Across The Face In The Middle Of BaptismA shocking video of a priest slapping a child during his baptism has sparked controversy.
Ichiro Wore A Fake Mustache To Sit In Dugout During Mariners-Yankees GameThe Mariners legend and current front office employee found a unique way to watch from the dugout on Thursday night.
Buzz Pop Cocktails Contain More Alcohol Than A Glass Of WineNew adult treats have twice the amount of alcohol as a glass of wine.
Astros Triple-A Team Played As The Zamunda Lions From 'Coming To America'For their Thursday night game against the Albuquerque Isotopes, the Fresno Grizzlies re-branded to become the Zamunda Lions in honor of the 30th anniversary of "Coming To America"
Yellowstone Geyser Activity Increases Sparking Conversation Of Supervolcano Eruption ChancesA historically dormant geyser in Yellowstone National Park has been anything but dormant recently -- and visitors can't get enough of the water show. It has also sparked conversation about whether a super-eruption could soon be expected in the region.
It’s National Selfie Day, Here’s Proof The First One Was Taken In 1839The casual self-portraits have become so popular in recent years that the word "selfie" is now in the Oxford Dictionary.
As Loneliness Rises Among Americans, Experts Warn It's Making Many SickHealth experts weigh in on how loneliness has become a major problem today.
Diabetes Breakthrough: Common Vaccine Can Improve Blood Sugar Levels Long-TermResearchers at Mass General Hospital announced a breakthrough in treating Type 1 Diabetes.
Fast Food Restaurant Employee Fired For Stirring Tea With Her HandsMultiple workers at a Missouri fast food restaurant were fired after a viral video showed a woman stirring tea with her arm.

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