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Joey Fatone helps break pillow fighting record

BROOKINGS, S.D. (UPI) -- The Guinness World Record for largest pillow fight was broken at South Dakota State University with 4,201 people, including NSYNC's Joey Fatone, organizers said.

Motel chain Super 8, which sponsored the attempt Saturday ...

Manatee makes rare visit to Texas waters

HOUSTON (UPI) -- Authorities in Texas said they are working on a plan to assist an unusual visitor -- the first manatee to visit the Houston area in 19 years.

The Chambers County Sheriff's Office said a deputy spotted the male manatee swimming up...

Light-breaking squirrels play Grinch at zoo

CINCINNATI (UPI) -- Officials at the Cincinnati Zoo said a pack of Grinchy squirrels are countering their holiday cheer by taking down their festive lights.

Chad Yelton of the Cincinnati Zoo said squirrels gnaw on the LED light strands workers ...

Building corner collapses onto stolen SUV

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (UPI) -- Authorities in Missouri said a woman driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen crashed into a building while fleeing police and caused a partial collapse.

Kansas City police said officers spotted the white sport-...

Chestnut gobbles 9.35 pounds of turkey in Conn.

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (UPI) -- Competitive eating superstar Joey Chestnut devoured 9.35 pounds of turkey off the bone in 10 minutes to win a Thanksgiving-themed eating contest.

The Foxwoods World Turkey-Eating Championship, sponsored by Major ...

City to replace 'Charlie Brown' Christmas tree

READING, Pa. (UPI) -- Officials in a Pennsylvania city said they are replacing the "ugly" downtown Christmas tree some residents said reminded them of Charlie Brown.

Reading City Council President Francis Acosta said the 50-foot norwood ...