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Officials say postal worker hoarded over 17K pieces of mail
NEW YORK (AP) -- A postal worker who prosecutors say hoarded away more than 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver....

Bus leaves Cleveland for New York, ends up in Toledo
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Greyhound says it is investigating how a bus meant to take passengers from Cleveland to New York ended up in Toledo....

It's true! Broadway was traffic-free for 2 Manhattan miles
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was a bold New York experiment: closing Broadway to traffic for two Manhattan miles....

Michigan couple gives 14th son creative middle name
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan couple had a little bit of fun naming their 14th son....

Homeowner finds naked intruder in her tub, eating Cheetos
MONROE, La. (AP) -- Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath....

Mom: Preschool's ban of the term 'best friend' is silly
GEORGETOWN, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts family is looking for a new preschool for their 4-year-old daughter because her current school has barred use of the term "best friend."...

California tortoise with cracked shell gets $4,000 repair
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it....

420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California
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SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) -- Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That's the numerical code for marijuana's high holiday, a homage to pot's enduring appeal and universal slang for smoking....

WiFi network named 'remote detonator' prompts gym evacuation
SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan gym patron looking for a WiFi connection found one named "remote detonator," prompting an evacuation and precautionary search of the facility by a bomb-sniffing dog....