The Weirdest News of 2016

Kangaroo terror and falling catfish
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 31, 2016 11:17 AM CST
The Weirdest News of 2016
An athlete dressed as a clown jumps into the Mediterranean sea as he takes part in the annual Christmas Day swimming race in Barcelona.   (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Strange days, indeed: Every year has its oddities and 2016—a year in which it snowed in the Sahara, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, and Donald Trump was elected president—was certainly no exception. Some of the year's weirdest stories:

(Polls show most Americans want 2017 to hurry up and get here.)

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