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Gold tooth dropped in red kettle

There's been diamond rings, silver bars, and four-leaf clovers but this could be the first donation of its kind.

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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

A 5-year-old boy hoping to save the UAB football program has donated his allowance and a handwritten note.

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Bunnies banned in NYC

What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears?

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(Don’t) embrace the YES!

Johns Hopkins University says 300 applicants were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected.

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Tennessee police looking for real-life ‘Grinch’

Police in suburban Nashville are looking for a Scrooge who sawed off a live Christmas tree loaded with decorations.

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A robot took a plane from to Germany from LAX

A humanoid robot wearing red sneakers became the first to travel as a paid passenger on an airline.

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Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop

A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing.

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Sales of macadamias soar in Korea after nut rage

Demand for macadamia nuts has skyrocketed after a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a plane over "nut rage."

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Wisconsin man’s excuse for drunken driving is fishy

The man said he'd eaten beer-battered fish after being pulled over for his 10th drunken driving offense.

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Ohio town counting crows

Some residents are comparing the crow-laden landscape to the Alfred Hitchcock movie "The Birds."

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Tennessee attraction offers Zombie Santa, undead elves

Instead of Christmas cheer, this festive haunted house is spreading some holiday fear.

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Squirrels are wreaking havoc on Christmas

The Cincinnati Zoo's holiday light display is under attack by roaming resident squirrels.

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A sheep in a Christmas sweater goes for a walk…

Margaret Vazquez frantically searched for her festive sheep who she says usually "follows her everywhere."

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Prison panettone a sweet way to cut crime

White-coated bakers are making freshly baked panettone Christmas cake behind bars.

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A first class ‘nut case’

A Korean Air Lines executive has stepped down after flying off the handle over an in-flight snack.

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Salvation Army red kettle gets diamond donation

A diamond engagement ring has been dropped into a Salvation Army red kettle. But it's not a mistake.

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‘Charlie Brown’ Christmas tree gets lone red bulb

A scraggly tree was adorned with a single red bulb, in a ceremony reminiscent of the animated holiday classic.

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2 trucks, 1 ATV, and DUI charges for Vermont man

Police say a man crashed two pickup trucks and then drove an ATV, all while intoxicated.

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Are fries a national treasure?

There are few things people agree on in Belgium, but fried potatoes might rally the nation.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks as he inspects the KPA Air and Anti-Air Force Unit 991, honoured with the title of O Jung Hup-led Seventh Regiment, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 21, 2014.

North Korea orders everyone sharing leader’s name to change it

People living in North Korea with the name Kim Jong Un must legally change their names.

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Ferndale woman walking on the road struck, killed

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The Washington State Patrol says alcohol and drugs weren't involved

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Tanev lifts Canucks over skidding Flames

Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller (30) is congratulated by Kevin Bieksa (3) after the Canucks' victory 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in St. Louis.

The Vancouver Canucks defeated the skidding Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

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No. 8 Gonzaga struggles past Cal Poly

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No. 8 Gonzaga struggled to shake pesky Cal Poly before pulling away for a 63-50 win on Saturday night.

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No. 16 Washington edges No. 15 Oklahoma

Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar, left, hugs guard Andrew Andrews (12) after an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Seattle, Wash. Washington beat San Diego State 49-36.

The Huskies (10-0) led by as many as 20 in the first half.

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No. 1 Kentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA

From left, Kentucky's Aaron Harrison, Tyler Ulis, and head coach John Calipari pause for a moment during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Kentucky won 84-70.

Devin Booker had 19 points, and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points in an 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday.