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  VIDEO: Huge python falls from ceiling during meeting

Bank workers in China scatter when a python drops in on their meeting.

US Embassy in Australia apologizes for invite to cat pajama party

The U.S. Embassy in Australia accidentally sends out an invite to a cat pajama party, then apologizes.

Maryland wildlife service workers help bear with jar on its head

Workers with the Maryland Wildlife and Heritage Service had to tranquilize the bear cub to safely remove the jar

Elon Musk files trademark for Tesla-branded tequila

Tesla has filed a trademark for its own brand of tequila.

California authorities capture a pig by setting a trail of Doritos

The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said officials were responding to a call about a pig, described as the size of a mini horse, running around the neighborhood.

Video: Senator snatches cell phone from college student asking question in Georgia

A video shows a Georgia Tech student asking Perdue a question when Perdue suddenly grabs the phone.

Man survives plane crashing into house; pilot dies

The plane came down and sliced through the roof, narrowly missing the homeowner inside.

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses

Girl, 10, left with paralyzed arm after case of rare, polio-like disease

The 10-year-old and her mother say they want to give hope to families whose children are suffering from the disease: recovery is possible through therapeutic treatment.

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring

Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered journalist Khashoggi

Trump says Saudi Arabia's king denies any knowledge" of what happened to the journalist who disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago

Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

Government report: Low-income people in states that haven't expanded Medicaid much more likely to forgo care

Mother shields baby girl from hailstorm with own body

The mother and daughter were trapped in a car during a dangerous hailstorm that shattered two of the vehicle’s windows.

Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster to lead Boston to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros

Woman blocks black man from entering his apartment

In cellphone video he recorded, Toles showed a key fob, moved past the woman and took an elevator to the fourth floor. The woman followed.

As thousands join Hurricane Michael recovery efforts, many residents remain missing

Many people remain unaccounted for in Florida following Hurricane Michael. Crews undertook the dangerous task of sifting through piles of debris and rubble as they searched for loved ones.

For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

For people without a lot of money, the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael on the Florida Panhandle is especially devastating

Patrick Baumann, rising star in Olympic circles, dies at 51

Patrick Baumann, the CEO-like secretary general of basketball's world governing body who was seen as a potential IOC president, has died at the Youth Olympics

Several dead in Texas after shooting at toddler’s birthday party

Officials say two families had an argument at a one-year-old’s birthday party that later escalated into gunfire

The Latest: More executives pulling out of Saudi conference

More executives pull out of Saudi business conference in wake of writer's disappearance

Mother claims 6-year-old sexually assaulted by fellow student in MI school bathroom

The mother says safeguards that could have protected her son were not in place, claiming the boy’s teacher walked away from the bathroom and that the stall allegedly involved couldn’t be locked.

  Mother arrested for allegedly faking daughter’s cancer diagnosis

The mother’s alleged crimes came to light after her husband learned from a doctor that the young girl didn’t have cancer.

Woman, dubbed ‘Cornerstore Caroline,’ falsely accuses 9-year-old boy of sexual assault

A NY woman claimed a 9-year-old boy sexually assaulted her. But the cameras show she was wrong.

Hurricane Michael leaves trail of destruction

Search and rescue crews continue to dig through the destruction left behind by Hurricane Michael.

Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2

Turner hits 2-run homer as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 to even NL Championship Series

More senior citizens are working than in recent years

President Trump touts the booming US economy as the "envy of the entire world," with record low unemployment and the stock market at record highs.So, why are millions of Americans struggling to get by?

Botox bandit skips out on big bill

The woman received $5,000 worth of services at a salon.

Hanging Frankenstein decoration divides community

Some neighbors are disturbed by the Halloween fixture. Others say the homeowner has a right to do what she wants.

Officer pulls gun on students during school drill

A police officer in Baytown, TX, mistakenly pulled a gun on students during an active shooter drill.

Nobody won Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot; grand prize rises to $654 million

Lottery officials announced early Saturday that no winning ticket had been sold. The jackpot has now climbed to $654 million.

With direct hit, Hurricane Michael wrecked Tyndall Air Force Base

Nearly all the structures on the base sustained significant damage on Wednesday, the base said, impacted by Hurricane Michael’s Category 4 winds and, in some cases, its storm surge.

Searches intensify after body is found in Michael's wake

Search-and-rescue teams find body in Florida Panhandle town nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael; authorities express little doubt death toll will rise as searchers continue their work

’It was wild’: Deer gets loose in Best Buy

A six-point buck walked inside a Best Buy near Detroit and roamed around the store, frightening employees and customers.

Group demands mass Kia and Hyundai recall after hundreds of fire complaints

The Center for Auto Safety has issued the call in Kia Sorento, Optima and Soul models and Hyundai Sonata and Santa Fe models made during the first half of this decade.

CLIFFHANGER! Truck driver loses rig after ignoring warning signs

A truck driver in California paid a huge price for ignoring all the warning signs.

Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

The Pentagon says there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information of military and civilian personnel

After Hurricane Michael, hard-hit communities begin picking up the pieces

People across the South who were hit by Michael's path have begun the long road to recovery after the storm tore through the region this week.

Facebook: Hackers accessed information from more than 29 million accounts

Facebook downsized the number of accounts that were hacked back in September.

19 hours: World’s longest flight from Singapore lands in New York area

The record-breaking flight will begin operating three times a week.

Slithering snake sets off alarm in Virginia high school

This type of boa constrictor can grow to between 6 and 10 feet. But Buddy never made it into the hall.

School bus carrying 9 children crashes into backyard pool

The bus driver and nine students escaped the accident unharmed. The driver of another vehicle sustained minor injuries.