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Dog fight! Joey Chestnut 'gutted' to be out of July 4 hot dog eating contest over brand dispute

Organizers of America’s perennial July Fourth hot dog eating contest say the reigning champion won’t compete this year due to a contract dispute More »


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A dog helped his owner get rescued after a car crash in a remote, steep ravine in Oregon

A dog has helped his owner get rescued after a car crash in a steep ravine in mountainous northeastern Oregon More »


African elephants call each other by unique names, new study shows

New research shows African elephants call each other and respond to individual names, something few wild animals do More »


This NYC vet makes house calls. In 'Pets and the City,' she's penned a memoir full of tails

As a city kid, veterinarian Amy Attas had big dreams of roaming the countryside healing animals a la the classic “All Creatures Great and Small.” More »


A World War II veteran just married his bride near Normandy's D-Day beaches. He's 100, she's 96

World War II veteran Harold Terens and his sweetheart Jeanne Swerlin proved that love is eternal as they tied the knot near the D-Day beaches in Normandy, France More »


Rare 7-foot fish washed ashore on Oregon's coast garners worldwide attention

A massive rare fish thought to only live in temperate waters in the southern hemisphere has washed up on Oregon's northern coast More »


Dodgers' Kiké Hernández makes error in midst of live television interview during 2-1 win over Yanks

Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Kiké Hernández made an error while in the midst of a live television interview during a 2-1, 11-inning win over the New York Yankees More »


A real nut case: Cold Stone Creamery faces suit over lack of real pistachios in pistachio ice cream

A federal judge in New York has given the go-ahead to a New York woman’s class action lawsuit which claims consumers are being duped by Cold Stone Creamery when they purchase certain flavors that “do not contain their represented ingredients.” More »


'Home Alone' house being sold. Swinging paint cans not included

The home of Kevin McCallister’s hijinks is changing hands More »


Giraffe's nibble turns into airborne safari adventure for Texas toddler

A Texas family got a brief scare when a nibble from a giraffe turned a 2-year-old's safari visit into an airborne adventure More »


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