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Oops … You actually aren’t ‘one of the select few’

Carnegie Mellon University mistakenly informed about 800 applicants that they were accepted into the school's prestigious computer science program.

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Who let the dogs in here?

Legislators are considering a bill what would allow people to bring their four-legged buddies into bars.

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NY tourism website urges visitors to visit Florida instead

The state has surrendered to Old Man Winter.

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The Washington Monument is shrinking

One of America's most recognizable landmarks is officially 10 inches shorter.

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Using Waffle House to gauge severe weather impact

How bad is it? Check the local Waffle House.

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Scorpion’s sting grounds flight

A scorpion stung a passenger on an Alaska Airlines flight to Portland, grounding the plane.

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Would-be burglar stuck in a duct

A Seattle man tried to evade police by crawling inside a ventilation system and had to be rescued before being arrested.

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Even if you die, your Facebook can live on

The world's biggest social network will now let users pick someone who can manage their account after they pass away.

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Florida is No. 1 … for shark attacks

Half of all attacks in America took place off Florida's eastern coast.

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Couple gets rude awakening in garbage truck

A man and a woman were reportedly so drunk that they fell asleep in a Dumpster.

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Parents turn 50 shades of red over school’s ‘Grey’ puzzles

Students in Pennsylvania were given puzzles based on the erotic novel with terms including "spanking," and "leather cuffs."

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City hopes a little humor might slow down drivers

A Northern California city is using humor to get drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention.

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Moon artifacts among items in Armstrong’s closet

A treasure trove from the first moon landing described as "just a bunch of trash" has been found after four decades.

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Selfie leads to murder rap

A Snapchat post led police to a teen murder suspect.

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A horse falls into a bathtub …

Firefighters in California had an interesting day on the job.

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‘Hot mugshot guy’ has a new address … jail

Jeremy Meeks, the man whose mugshot became a sensation for his male-model good looks, will spend two years in prison.

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Obit blames man’s death on Seahawks’ Super Bowl loss

The family of a die-hard fan says their late relative would have enjoyed one last joke made at the expense of his team.

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Joggers beware the angry owl

Oregon officials are warning park visitors to watch out for an owl who has an affinity for hats.

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Forget grounding your kid – just get their hair cut

An Atlanta barber is giving new meaning to the haircut from Hell.

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Pigeon ‘pageant’ is literally for the birds

Most city dwellers don't think of pigeons as things of beauty but at this show they get some love.

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in Music

Hall & Oates sue cereal maker

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The rockers are not amused by a granola company's clever name for its breakfast food.

in Music

Miley Cyrus isn’t pregnant and she has the ultrasound pic to prove it

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The "Wrecking Ball" hitmaker says she is not expecting.

in Music

Pharrell says he didn’t copy Marvin Gaye in ‘Blurred Lines’

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"Blurred Lines" was 2013's biggest hit and earned more than $16 million in profits.

in Lifestyle

The elephants are out of the circus

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The Ringling Bros. Circus says it will eliminate elephant acts by 2018 amid public concerns.