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Ebola-themed Halloween display in Dallas suburb

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas (UPI) -- A suburban Dallas man whose Halloween decorations follow an Ebola theme said the disease is "the scariest thing on the market right now."

James Faulk of University Park said his job buying and selling items at ...

Giant gold nugget up for sale in California

SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) -- A giant gold nugget with a minimum price tag of $350,000 will go on sale Thursday at the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show.

The gold chunk is 6.07 pounds and called the "Butte Nugget" as it was found in the mountainous Butte...

Mistaken plane trip among oddest sick day excuses

CHICAGO (UPI) -- The oddest excuses U.S. workers have given for missing work include getting stuck in a blood pressure machine and accidentally boarding a plane, a survey found.

CareerBuilder, a Chicago-based jobs website, said its annual survey ...

Prison for robber who stopped for a smoke

AMBRIDGE, Pa. (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania bank robber who took time out of fleeing police to get a cigarette from construction workers was sentenced to prison.

Paul Carman, 38, who previously served a prison sentence for a 2008 robbery at the same ...