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Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery
A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.
Carjacker hiding in attic falls through ceiling
A Phoenix home is badly damaged after a carjacker fell through the ceiling while hiding out in the attic.
Texas teen eyes world record with 13-inch feet
There was lots of excitement at the Gregory-Portland baseball complex in Portland, Texas Thursday afternoon, but there wasn't a game. One player had a chance to step into the record books because of his feet.
'I Feel Pretty' among films coming to theaters this week
Amy Schumer's "I Feel Pretty" hits theaters this week. NBC's Raphael Seth has more.
Thieves steal trailer holding $800K in Disneyland conference materials
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the theft of a trailer stolen from the California Future Farmers of America parking lot.
Robots build IKEA chair
How frustrated have you been while trying to assemble IKEA furniture?
This teenager got invited to the royal wedding for all of her amazing charity work
Last month, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced that they are inviting over 2,600 members of the public to their wedding on May 19.
Dash camera video shows the moment a Texas house explodes
Police dashcam video shows a devastating home explosion in Texas that happened earlier this month.
Man uses bottled water shrink wrap case as mask in robbery
Police in St. Marys, Georgia are searching for a burglar who sported a unique - and totally ineffective disquise - while breaking into a GameStop store.
Gator tries to check in to Sebring motel
A small yet confident alligator tried to check in to a Florida motel Monday.
Scientists hope new enzyme will 'eat' plastic pollution
Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems.
Man said Hooters sign fell on his foot; video said otherwise
A Florida man said the letter "o'' from a Hooters sign blew off the wall and landed on his foot, leaving him with injuries, but surveillance video said otherwise.
Stolen flamingo yard ornament visits Hoover Dam, Vegas
A stranger stole a Washington family's flamingo lawn ornament, took it on vacation, and then returned it a week later.
Viral photo shows dog behind bars for being a bad boy
A photo of a dog being a very bad boy has gone viral.
NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map
Calling all planets that orbit around bright, nearby stars: NASA's new Tess spacecraft is looking to do a head count.
Student recreates memories for senior citizens through virtual reality
What started as a Pennsylvania high school student's research project became something so much more for not only him, but for the 94-year-old friend he was trying to help.
Boy with autism builds world's largest Lego Titanic replica
The world's largest Lego replica of the doomed Titanic liner was built over 700 hours -- 11 months -- by a 10-year-old boy from Reykjavik, Iceland, who is on the autism spectrum.
Naples misnames park, fixes it 42 years later
A Florida park that was opened 42 years ago and named after a local war hero used the wrong name.
Australian 'genital-breathing' turtle faces extinction
An Australian river turtle with a distinctive green punk-rock hairstyle, two spikes under its chin and the ability to breathe through its genitals is on a new list of endangered reptiles.
Workers find monkey remains inside Minnesota building
The mummified remains of a monkey were found in an air duct by workers who were renovating an old Dayton department store building in Minneapolis, Minnesota, causing a lot of questions.
Crocodile caught strolling down the road on Key Largo
An Upper Keys deputy snapped pictures of a crocodile on Key Largo at the Largo and Vaca roads area near Mile Marker 106 Wednesday morning.
What you can do to avoid 'text neck'
The increased use of technology is causing an increase in cases of a painful condition that's being called "text neck."
Woman offers to trade car for candy wafers
A Florida woman really loves Necco Wafers, the colorful candies made by a Revere-based company that is currently as at risk of shutting down.
Some of Walmart's top-selling items are kinda weird
Walmart broke down, state-by-state, what people are buying the most and some of it is pretty bizarre.
Fast-food sign lands teen prom date
A Florida high school student now has a prom date thanks to his coworkers at Chick-Fil-A.
'Selfies' may be to blame for plastic surgery spike, surgeons say
The "selfie" is a common way to take pictures these days, but some plastic surgeons say the trend might be causing an uptick of plastic surgery or Botox inquiries across the country.
Bruised burglar: Thief slams head into door while trying to take cash register
A clumsy thief broke into a donut shop in Port St. Lucie, and video shows him hitting his head on the way out.
'Wheel of Fortune' player loses thousands over this word
A "Wheel of Fortune" contestant lost money when he botched the pronunciation of "flamenco."
'Hatched Baby' sculpture turning heads in Wisconsin
Next time you go by the south side of City Hall in La Crosse, Wisconsin there's no need to adjust your glasses or look twice.
Here's why the Millennium Falcon looks different in 'Solo'
If you've seen trailers for the newest Star Wars movie, you've noticed a drastic change to an iconic image.
Child advocates ask FTC to investigate YouTube
Read carefully through the fine print of YouTube's terms of service and you might notice that you've affirmed you are old enough to watch it.
Ice jam detonations result in huge, snowy explosions
Watch the frozen fireworks show and be amazed!
'Black Panther' passes 'Titanic' at the box office
"Black Panther" moved past "Titanic" on the all-time list of highest grossing films.
'A Quiet Place' leads box office, as horror keeps making noise
Another weekend, another No. 1 finish by a horror movie at the box office -- in this case, "A Quiet Place," a taut, niftily constructed exercise in tension starring and directed by John Krasinski, who's joined in the tiny...
SC resort looks for people who threw carrots at alligator
Officials at a South Carolina resort are looking for the people who harassed an 11-foot alligator by throwing carrots at him, calling the action "a new level of stupid."
'Bow-Z' wows crowd at bulldog pageant for Drake Relays
A two-year-old pup once destined to be euthanized was crowned the winner of Sunday's "Beautiful Bulldog Contest" at Drake University.
California tortoise with cracked shell gets $4,000 repair
A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in San Diego County is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it.
Police try to unlock phone with dead man's finger in Florida
Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man's finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation.
It's true! Broadway was traffic-free for 2 Manhattan miles
Broadway is closed to traffic for two Manhattan miles.
Mom: Preschool's ban of the term 'best friend' is silly
A Massachusetts family is looking for a new preschool for their 4-year-old daughter because her current school has barred use of the term 'best friend.'.
Homeowner finds naked intruder in her tub, eating Cheetos
Police in Louisiana say a woman is accused of break-in, eating homeowner's Cheetos while taking a bath.
420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California
Where are The Waldos? Not far from the San Francisco Bay Area high school where in 1971 the five buddies' search for a marijuana patch gave birth to the term 420, now the date for marijuana's high holiday and...
Michigan couple gives 14th son creative middle name
A Michigan couple had a little bit of fun naming their 14th son.
Officials say postal worker hoarded over 17K pieces of mail
A United States Postal Service worker who prosecutors say hoarded away over 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver.
Bus leaves Cleveland for New York, ends up in Toledo
Greyhound says it is investigating how a bus meant to take passengers from Cleveland to New York ended up in Toledo.