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Former Washington state governor ejects man from car

SEATTLE - Former Washington state Governor Chris Gregoire used fast thinking and driving to stop a stranger from climbing into her car in a store parking lot, Olympia police said on Thursday.

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Plane leaves Seattle with napping airport worker stuck in cargo

SEATTLE - A Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing at a Seattle-area airport on Monday afternoon after it took off with a worker trapped in a cargo area under the cabin where he had fallen asleep, the U.S. carrier said. | Video

U.S. 14 Apr 2015

Wisconsin students' Rice Krispies treat a snap, crackle, colossus

MADISON, Wis. - University of Wisconsin-Madison students said on Sunday they have completed a Rice Krispies cereal treat weighing more than 5-1/2 tons they hope will be entered into Guinness World Records.

U.S., 12 Apr 2015

New York responders spend hours getting 700-pound man to hospital

NEW YORK - New York City firefighters used a rope-and-pulley system on Friday in an hours-long struggle to move an ill 700-pound (317.5 kg) man from his sixth-floor apartment into an ambulance, the New York affiliate of CBS TV reported.

U.S. 10 Apr 2015

Tennessee woman awakens from months-long coma, learns she gave birth

- A Tennessee woman awakened this week from a four-month-long coma that doctors had feared would be permanent and learned that she had given birth to a baby boy, according to her family.

U.S., 10 Apr 2015

New York woman with eight husbands denies fraud charges

A New York City woman accused of being married to eight men at the same time pleaded not guilty in state court in the Bronx on Friday to two counts of felony fraud that prosecutors say stemmed from a scheme to gain U.S. citizenship for grooms from countries "red flagged" by the Department of Homeland Security.

U.S., 10 Apr 2015