Oddly Enough

Tennessee man breaks into civil rights museum, then falls asleep

- A Tennessee man looking for a place to sleep found a bed at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, where the Rev. Martin Luther King was shot and killed in 1968.

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Ohio couple married for 70 years dies hours apart

- An Ohio couple who met as teenagers and were married for 70 years, almost never sleeping apart, died from natural causes within a span of 15 hours, according to their daughter.

U.S., 20 Apr 2014

Retired nurse sues for $275,000 in Oregon pet duck attack

OLYMPIA, Washington - A woman visiting her mother in Oregon is suing her neighbor, seeking $275,000 for pain, suffering and other damages she says were inflicted when a pet duck ambushed her for no apparent reason.

22 Apr 2014

Washington state euthanizes 300 birds after cockfighting farm raided

OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state authorities have euthanized scores of steroid-filled roosters after raiding a farm and arresting a man on suspicion of raising the birds for cockfighting, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

U.S., Environment 22 Apr 2014

Thieves tap UK pipeline, steal 30,000 liters of fuel-paper

LONDON - UK police are hunting a gang of thieves who are thought to have tapped into an underground oil pipeline, stealing thousands of liters of fuel, a newspaper reported on Monday.

21 Apr 2014

Live free or die: New Hampshire moves to decriminalize adultery

BOSTON - New Hampshire lawmakers on Thursday voted to scrap an ancient law that makes cheating on your spouse a criminal offense in the New England state whose motto is "Live Free or Die."

Politics, U.S., 17 Apr 2014