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Vehicles contaminated with Fukushima disaster radiation back on the market

Used cars contaminated by radiation from the tsunami-caused meltdown of the Fukushima…

Crew duct tapes Irish airline cockpit window

The low-cost Irish airline Ryanair was forced to turn back a plane…

DirecTV, Fox spar while television viewers lose out

DirecTV subscribers may soon lose access to shows such as “The Simpsons,”…

US Postal Service hamstrung by poor workers' compensation practices

DIM BULB: The U.S. Postal Service inspector general reported that the deficit-ridden…

South Korea embarrassed by outdated law

DIM BULB: South Korean officials said they were embarrassed by a 60-year-old…

Misplaced lines on tarmac cause panic at Louisiana airport

DIM BULB: Officials at Monroe Regional Airport in Louisiana panicked when it…

Clerical errors botch death row appeal

A paperwork mix-up at a prestigious New York law firm might have…

Teacher giving students something to sneeze about

Vacaville high school teacher Steve Cuckovich stirred up a hornets’ nest by…

Nestle seeks to conquer the dog food market

Nestle, the world’s biggest food company, is seeking to conquer the dog…

Official uses money earmarked for roads to restore a home

The secretary of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, Marcheta Sparrow,…

Trump Taj Mahal to give away plastic surgery prizes

The latest casino promotion in Atlantic City gives new meaning to “going…

Letter T goes missing on Georgia Tech signage

The letter T is disappearing from signs all over campus at Georgia…

Woman jailed for pointing laser beam at plane

A Los Angeles County woman is behind bars for allegedly pointing a…

Ex-union leaders receive public pension windfall

A mysterious 1991 amendment to the Illinois public employee pension code is…

College fails to cancel dead professor's classes

DIM BULB: University of Pennsylvania students were puzzled by a no-show professor…

Islamist radio station in Somalia giving guns, bombs to children

An Islamist militia-run radio station in Somalia said it is awarding guns…

Billionaires duke it out

A Russian tycoon punched a fellow billionaire on a television panel show…

Inmates illegally collect unemployment checks

As many as 135 Wisconsin jail inmates were found to be illegally…

Cop convicted of falsely claiming he was shot

Los Angeles school police Officer Jeff Stenroos was convicted of falsely claiming…

Private medical records posted on public website

A spreadsheet with the confidential medical records for 20,000 Stanford University Hospital…