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American Airlines downsizing fleet, upsizing fear

As American Airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights this week to inspect wiring on its jets, the company made good on its pledge to disrupt passengers' schedules as little as possible by contracting with owners of single-engine planes and crop-...

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Big Oil to drill between your cushions

As Big Oil representatives were being grilled on Capitol Hill about their massive profits of $40 billion last year, the spokesmen successfully turned the microscope on consumers, saying that Joe Average has way too much disposable income and the comp...

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Coach K refuses to lose

Duke University continued its quest for a fourth men's basketball national championship by advancing to the Final Four after getting crushed by UCLA 189-16 on Saturday. Duke will represent the West Region.

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Dookies ask for, get do-over

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski asked for and was granted a do-over by the NCAA after West Virginia defeated the Blue Devils 73-67 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.

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Hillary gets down and dirty

Funny story: Hillary gets down and dirty

Hillary Clinton didn't want to have to go to Evansville, Indiana.

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CIA breaks up Al Qaeda crew, project delayed

Funny story: CIA breaks up Al Qaeda crew, project delayed

Al Qaeda has gotten too careless in its choice of projects and planning recently, which may account for the lack of terrorist activity here, the CIA reported on Wednesday.

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Big Blue Monday follows Selection Show shutout

Funny story: Big Blue Monday follows Selection Show shutout

The General Accounting Office reported that millions of people called in sick on Monday after their teams failed to make the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.

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Ebony and Ivory miscast by Hollywood

Funny story: Ebony and Ivory miscast by Hollywood

Hollywood is misinformed about the number of white people who have blacks as best friends and should start portraying such relationships more realistically on TV and film, according to a report released by the National Alliance of Caucasians on Monda...

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Tripp-shot artist hoped for eagle

Funny story: Tripp-shot artist hoped for eagle

Tripp Isenhour was awarded a PGA Tour card after hitting a "one-in-a-million" golf shot that killed a protected hawk this week.

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Americans more "appalled," "horrified" than before

The Pewter Institute's 2007 survey revealed on Thursday that Americans are more "appalled" and "horrified" now than they were a year ago.

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Economy tumbles, sports writers take the fall

Funny story: Economy tumbles, sports writers take the fall

Rising gas prices and a tight economy have caused businesses to close or layoff workers, but the situation became even more dire on Tuesday when the nation's sports writers realized that their travel budgets and expense allowances have been slash...

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Kid rescued on cue

Funny story: Kid rescued on cue

Tri-state rescue teams waited nearly four hours for the Live at 6 News Team cruiser to arrive before pulling 4-year-old Autumn Yancy from a storm drain on Monday.

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Clinton, Obama to put the W. back in work

Funny story: Clinton, Obama to put the W. back in work

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton detailed their "Put America Back to Work" initiatives on Wednesday, and both were surprisingly similar, but for one major exception.

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Joe Torre's pitch: Keep those pants on, fellas

Joe Torre, the frumpy Los Angeles Dodgers manager, reportedly will replace studly Michael Jordan as the new Hanes Underwear pitchman in its national TV ad campaign. Torre tested well among people who still bought underwear, such as the 65-and-over ge...

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New US military force gets its smile on

Funny story: New US military force gets its smile on

Amid concerns of rising inflation in the oil-rich Middle East and the resulting strikes and demonstrations over the rise in food costs, President George W. Bush has decided to invade Iraq again, but this time with a new, feel-good army and a plan tha...

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Zero visibility at stealth bomber crash site

Funny story: Zero visibility at stealth bomber crash site

A B-2 stealth bomber crashed in Guam on Friday as part of a United States Air Force project to determine just how undetectable the plane is.

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Bettors feel the sting in OTB shutdown

Funny story: Bettors feel the sting in OTB shutdown

As New York City plans to close its Off-Track Betting parlors, crusty old gents will have to find other worn-down, rat-infested locations to spend an afternoon making lousy decisions, cursing and losing what little money they scraped together from co...

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Smarty(no)pants Sharon Stone briefs Middle East

Tired of hearing the same old messages from political candidates, Americans have turned to celebrities and models for refreshing views on policy and how to run a country.

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Jabba the Trump

I find when I watch cable news in the morning, I much prefer watching Donald Trump talk with the volume off. Imagine an orange Jabba the Hutt as a talentless mime.
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