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Donkey sculpture on front lawn burned in Maine townA donkey sculpture on a private front lawn in a Maine town was set on fire in what one lawmaker called an act of “political terrorism.”
The Associated Press1 day ago
A political display is set up in the lawn of a home in Mason, Mich., seen Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.  Barb Byrum, the Democratic clerk of Ingham County, filed a complaint with police over the display, saying it could mislead people who aren’t familiar with how mail-in voting works.  (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
Official: Toilet display mocking mail-in voting is a crimeA Michigan resident’s apparent joke showing disdain for voting by mail is no laughing matter for one local elections official
The Associated Press2 days ago
Neilson Powless of the US rides during the 16th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 164 kilometers from La Tour-du-Pin to Villard-de-Lans Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
First Native American racer blazes trail at Tour de France Tour de France rookie Neilson Powless has blazed a trail as the first tribally recognized Native North American in the 117-year history of cycling's greatest race
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Sept. 14, 2020 photo, an electric fence surrounds a campaign sign for President Donald Trump in John Oliveira's yard in New Bedford, Mass. Oliveira said he installed the fence to protect his sign after several were stolen from his lawn during the summer. (John Oliveira via AP)
Current events: Electric fence deters Trump sign thievesA Massachusetts man tired of people stealing his Donald Trump campaign sign has come up with a shocking solution: an electrified fence
The Associated Press3 days ago
This undated photo provided by Carnegie Museum of Natural History shows the the 19th century "Lion Attacking a Dromedary" display at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh. The museum has covered up the popular diorama, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. The diorama, which has been at the museum since 1899, has been put out of public view while officials at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History consider ethical and appropriateness issues. (Joshua Franzos/Carnegie Museum of Natural History via AP)
Dramatic diorama raises ethical issues for Pittsburgh museumA Pittsburgh museum is keeping a dramatic diorama that’s been on display for more than a century out of public view while it considers ethical issues about its accuracy and appropriateness
The Associated Press4 days ago
A drone lies on the grass after it landed in center field, before taking off again and flying out of the stadium, during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Chicago. Play was briefly suspended. (AP Photo/Mark Black)
Drone lands in outfield at Wrigley Field, causing delayUmpires hastily cleared the field during a game between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs when a small drone flew into Wrigley Field over the bleachers and landed on the grass in deep left center
The Associated Press5 days ago
The skull of Stan, one of the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex fossil discovered, is on display, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at Christie's in New York. The T. rex named after the paleontologist who first found the skeleton's partially unearthed hip bones, will be auction on Oct. 6, 2020 and will be on public view from Sept. 16 - Oct. 21, 2020 to pedestrians through Christie's floor-to- ceiling gallery windows and a limited number of in-gallery viewings by appointment. Stan's head on the completed display of is a casting of the original, which is too heavy for the display. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Bones to pick, for $8M: Stan the T rex goes up for auctionThe legend of the Tyrannosaurus rex known as Stan is getting fresh life thanks to Christie's auction house
The Associated Press5 days ago
Oops: VP Mike Pence missing from some Michigan ballotsLocal election clerks in Michigan downloading absentee ballots for residents overseas were given ballots that listed President Donald Trump’s Republican running mate as Jeremy Cohen, not Mike Pence
The Associated Press5 days ago
ADDS CLARIFICATION OF THE ANGLE OF THE IMAGE - This image made from video provided by Zackrydz Rodzi shows a monkey which took a selfie holding a cellphone upside down in Batu Pahat in the southern state of Johor, Malaysia on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Rodzi, a Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who took photo and video selfies with the device before abandoning it. (Zackrydz Rodzi via AP Photo)
Primate monkeys around with student's phone, takes selfiesA Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who took photo and video selfies before abandoning it in the jungle
The Associated Press5 days ago
Sheriff: Fleeing suspect abandons winning lottery ticketA suspect in Georgia left his good luck behind when he abandoned a winning lottery ticket while fleeing sheriff’s deputies
The Associated Press6 days ago
FILE - This May 8, 2009, file photo shows a man who declined to be identified, wearing saggy pants, as he dials a phone in Nashville, Tenn. After 13 years, a South Florida city has overturned a ban on “saggy pants” — bottoms that reveal the wearer's underwear. The Opa-locka City Commission voted Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, on a 4-1 vote to repeal both the original 2007 legislation and a 2013 ordinance that said women, not just men, could receive civil citations for wearing pants that exposed their undergarments. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
Florida city repeals 13-year ban on saggy pantsAfter 13 years, a South Florida city has overturned a ban on “saggy pants” — bottoms that reveal the wearer’s underwear
The Associated Press8 days ago
FILE - In this June 16, 1931, file photo, thousands gathered about the Grecian Tomb of President Harding and Mrs. Harding, as President Herbert Hoover, center, delivers the dedication address at the memorial in Marion, Ohio. The grandson of U.S. President Warren G. Harding has gone to court seeking to dig up the Republican's remains from the presidential memorial where they have lain since 1927. (AP Photo)
Grandson of Harding and lover wants president's body exhumedThe grandson of President Warren Harding and a lover has asked a court for permission to dig up the Republican’s remains
The Associated Press8 days ago
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