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  • Russian dash cams highlight good deeds

    The videos from dashboard cameras in Russia are often incredibly bizarre.
  • Son pays off mom’s mortgage as birthday gift

    The Internet may have discovered the best son ever.
  • ‘Time’ security cover raises eyebrows

    "Time" magazine is no stranger to bold covers and May 13's edition is no different.
  • The world’s saddest koala

    This koala needs a hug.
  • Univ. of Arizona students speak out against sexual assault

    Remember this gem from the University of Arizona: The guy carrying the "You deserve rape" sign?
  • Penny arcade: Gaming site cashes out shareholders at 56 cents

    An online gaming community has left one of its programmers with 56 cents and diluted stock.
  • Columnist uncovers lengths women go to cover up number two

    Breaking news: Women use the bathroom at work.
  • Citywide prank solves texting-and-walking problem

    Afraid to text and walk on the busy streets for fear of bumping into someone?
  • Nearly 1,000 living under Las Vegas strip

    Roughly 1,000 people are inhabiting flood tunnels under the Las Vegas strip.
  • Baboons: Taking back South Africa

    Baboons are taking back their homeland.
  • Hyundai removes suicide ad from YouTube

    Hyundai has removed its recent suicide-related commercial from YouTube after the Korean automotive company originally pulled the advertisement.
  • Restaurant manager posts racial slurs about customer

    A Hockessin, Del., restaurant manager posted racist comments concerning a poor tipper on a social networking site.
  • Alicia from KTAR’s Wallet Watchers earns spot on Jimmy Kimmel

    Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘This Week in Unnecessary Censorship’ featured a little bit of Arizona. Alicia Markham, from Alicia’s Deals and KTAR’s Wallet Watchers, had part of her clip bleeped to imply inappropriate language as she explained Earth Day-related deals earlier this week. Give it a watch and make sure to pay attention at the :30 mark.
  • ‘Pong’ reborn on a museum

    The classic video game "Pong" found itself alive on the side of a Philadelphia museum.
  • Cursing news anchor makes show rounds

    A.J. Clemente is getting more air time for being fired than he did as a short-lived news anchor for a North Dakota TV station. Clemente lost his job Monday, a day after muttering curses while his mike was on. In his professional debut. He explained to the ‘Today’ personalities Wednesday morning that he was unaware […]