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at 22:37 on May 02, 2016, EDT.

Duck leads ducklings on annual waddle through school's halls

HARTLAND, Mich. - A mother duck has grown attached to a Michigan elementary school's courtyard, returning each year to lay her eggs and then walk the hallways with her ducklings — with the help of students and staff — to safely get to a nearby pond.


at 16:29 on April 30, 2016, EDT.

1 million goldfish dive into Tempe Town Lake near Phoenix

TEMPE, Ariz. - More than 1 million goldfish now have a giant fishbowl to call home in a Phoenix suburb.


at 11:09 on April 27, 2016, EDT.

Winner of rubber duck race can dine anywhere in the world

HARVARD, Mass. - A rotary club in a small Massachusetts town is gearing up for its annual rubber ducky race in which the winner's prize is a free dinner for two anywhere in the world.


at 14:30 on April 25, 2016, EDT.

Sweaty back leads to drug arrest in Kingston, Ont.

KINGSTON, Ont. - A 36-year-old Oshawa, Ont., man may be watching his back more closely after a bag of crystal meth that got stuck to that part of his body resulted in his arrest.


at 10:30 on April 22, 2016, EDT.

Video of Army airborne drop shows Humvees falling from sky

BERLIN - A U.S. Army airborne exercise in Germany is attracting more than a million viewers on social media after a video surfaced showing a Humvee breaking free of its rigging and plummeting to the ground, followed by another — and another.


at 22:12 on April 21, 2016, EDT.

Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death

OMAHA, Neb. - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following.


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