What do bears do when no one's looking? They have scratching parties at their favorite tree, according to a video captured by a park ranger in Alberta, Canada.
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Feds shut 52 unsafe bus lines in nationwide sweep
Drivers at one passenger bus company routinely worked more than 800 miles without rest. Maintenance at another company was so shoddy that one bus drove despite glaring evidence of brake problems.
Missing American in Iran was on unapproved mission
In March 2007, retired FBI agent Robert Levinson flew to Kish Island, an Iranian resort awash with tourists, smugglers and organized crime figures. Days later, after an arranged meeting with an admitted killer, he checked out of his hotel, slipped into a taxi and vanished. For years, the U.S. has publicly described him as a private citizen who traveled to the tiny Persian Gulf island on private business.
Coloring book featuring Ted Cruz selling fast
He’s known for coloring outside the lines in the staid U.S. Senate. Now children large and small can color in U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
Holiday shopping spree not for everyone
Many Americans are watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year.
Newlywed pleads guilty to second-degree murder
A Montana newlywed pleaded guilty Thursday to killing her husband of eight days by pushing him from a cliff in Glacier National Park while they argued about her second thoughts about the marriage.
No Grammy competition in Shelton-Lambert household
Blake Shelton likes his odds when it comes to this year’s Grammy Awards.
10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.
Mega Millions jackpot reaches $400 million
Georgia Lottery officials say the Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated $400 million — which is the second largest jackpot in the game’s history.
Georgia man charged with killing wife in NY in 1985
Authorities say a former New York man living in Georgia has been charged with strangling his estranged wife inside her Syracuse apartment nearly 30 years ago.
Federal data show health disparities among states
Residents in some parts of the U.S. are gaining health care insurance at a significantly greater rate than others through the new online insurance marketplaces now operating in every state.
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