Oddities News Archive - April 27, 2006

American rapper Snoop Dogg was in police custody on Thursday after being arrested with five other men following a disturbance at London's Heathrow airport, a police source said.


Transport for Christ, a trucker-focused ministry, knows how different -- and how hard -- a life it is. For more than half a century it has reached out to truckers looking to worship in a strange town or wrestling with more serious crises.

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Two sets of parents filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a Massachusetts town and its public school system after a teacher read a gay-themed fairy tale to children without notifying them first, their lawyers said.

New Jersey drivers for the first time in 57 years may soon be able to pump their own gas.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.