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NYPD to tourists: Call 911 if superhero bothers you

Police are handing out fliers to Times Square tourists, telling them that tipping the costumed characters is optional, and to call 911 if they have complaints.

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Insurer pays out in buckets – literally

A California insurer has paid a $21,000 court settlement in more than a dozen buckets of coins.

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Museum finds 6,500-year-old skeleton in basement

Talk about having skeletons in your closet: An archaeology museum discovered an extremely rare human skeleton that had been in storage for 85 years.

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5-year-old Minnesota ‘mayor’ loses bid for third term

Among the boy mayor's most popular acts was declaring ice cream as the top of the food pyramid.

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Burglars break in, bake brownies

Police say two 17-year-old boys have been charged with breaking into a Pennsylvania home and baking drug-laced brownies.

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Ill? French hospital offers you a glass of wine

A French hospital is opening a wine bar where terminally ill patients will be able to enjoy a "medically-supervised" glass or two.

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More cats than people: Felines take over N.Y. island

WATCH: A tiny island near Buffalo is overrun by cats, thanks to hundreds of abandoned felines.

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‘World Trade Center’ ship dates to pre-Revolutionary America

A vessel unearthed at the World Trade Center site dates back to three years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

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49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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WATCH: 10 best ‘Simpsons’ episodes

In this photo released by Fox, Homer explains why he wants to bring back the annual 4th of July fireworks display, after it's cancelled for budget reasons, in the "Yellow Badge of Cowardge" Season Finale episode of "The Simpsons," in May 2014. The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be paired this fall with a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. "I'm not going to over-promise, but I think this website will provide you with affordable health care," longtime "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean told a TV critics' meeting Monday, July 21, 2014.

The recent marathon of all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" inspired us to sit down and come up with our 10 favorite episodes. Enjoy!

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Robert Plant urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.

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