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3 Teen Girls Take Fatal Plunge in Stolen Car

Joyride turns into tragedy

(Newser) - Three teen girls allegedly stole a car in Florida Wednesday night—a joyride that ended tragically when the car plunged into a Pinellas County pond, killing all three, WFLA reports. The owner of the Honda had given the girls a ride and stopped at a Walmart, which is when cops... More »

Horrified Parents Watch as School Bus Drives Into Pond

All 27 Fla. elementary students were rescued with no serious injuries

(Newser) - The parents of more than two dozen Florida elementary students are breathing a sigh of relief—and some are drying off—after a terrifying school bus accident yesterday in Tampa, Fla. As parents stood waiting for their children around 2:30pm, the bus from Mary E. Bryant Elementary drove right... More »

Zoo's Polar Bears Go Green

Bear pond algae stains fur

(Newser) - Polar bears at a Japanese zoo are turning green, AP reports. Visitors to Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Nagoya are stunned by big green patches on the bears' fur, caused by algae. The algae was picked up by swimming in the bear pond and is now growing deep within... More »

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