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Get married or go to jail

A 20-year-old East Texas man jumped into a quickly arranged marriage after a judge told him last month he had a choice of getting hitched or spending 15 days in jail on an assault charge.

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Van, taxi latest NYC lodging option for bold, cheap visitors

There's no electricity, no running water, no bathroom. But the latest trend in cheap travel does include a "room" with a view.

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Giant tortoise makes a great escape

Neighbors called local police after spotting a giant 80-pound tortoise slowly crawling in the streets of Florida.

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Georgia man nearly makes the biggest mistake of his life

A north Georgia man has recovered $10,000 worth of lottery tickets he had thrown away in the trash.

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Lawsuit aims to put ‘Happy Birthday’ in the public domain

Every time you wish someone a happy birthday in the form of song, you're supposed to pay up.

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Sheriff’s office asks drug dealers to rat out their rivals

Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton says the post is funny, but the sheriff's department is not joking around.

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The $2,500 chicken leg

This chicken leg isn't for eating.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Bad Religion’s Greg Graffin writes a book

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The rocker is releasing "Population Wars" later this month.

in Sports

Deflategate decision expected by Friday

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Judge Richard Berman will soon issue his ruling on whether New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension.

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The ‘tummy tuck’ that saved a hand

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An 87-year-old Texas man had an unusual surgery to save a hand that was badly burned in an accident: Doctors sewed his hand to his belly and left it under a pocket of tissue for three weeks to give it time to heal and form a new blood supply.

in Entertainment

‘Game of Thrones’ breaks world record

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The second episode of the fifth season of the HBO fantasy show was broadcast simultaneously in 173 countries.

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