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The BBC reports that on Saturday more than 400 garden gnomes were stolen from an Austrian town, where they were holding election campaign signs while tied to lampposts.
Frieda Turkmenilli says she noticed a few bees flying around her Queens, N.Y., apartment. Beekeepers were called to investigate and found 50,000 bees living in her ceiling.
Fresh Air listens backs to interviews with The Simpsons' creator, writers and actors ahead of the show's marathon on FXX. Author Stephan Eirik Clark talks about his new novel Sweetness #9.
Lebanon Levi, center, is depicted as the ringleader in Discovery's Amish Maf...
Locals in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — where the Amish community plays a big part in agriculture and tourism — are speaking out against reality TV shows like Breaking Amish and Amish Mafia.
A small group of 8- to 12-year-olds learn about how soldiers trained for the...
At typical summer day camps, kids swim, do arts and crafts and face off on the soccer field. But at a one-day program in North Carolina, 8- to 12-year-olds take sides in the Civil War.
Kinda Like Brothers...
Before Coe Booth was a writer, she was a caseworker, often tasked with placing kids with foster families. Her latest novel for middle-grade readers looks at two young members of a foster family.