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Extra, Extra: Two Friends Working At Hospital Find Out They're Sisters

Ranchos Palos Verdes (Photo by Dylan Andersen via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
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  • Two orphaned sisters from South Korea who were separated decades ago found out they were related after becoming friends while working at the same hospital.
  • After a wild car chase, a suspected DUI driver told cops that it wasn't him, but his dog who was driving the car. Woof.
  • Two "lucky" winners could score an AirBnB sleepover at the Catacombs of Paris (aka the "world's largest grave") on Halloween.
  • An intruder learned the hard way about breaking into the home of a woman who just so happens to be trained in medieval combat.
  • The newest high-fashion runway trend could be models in whiteface (or clown contouring) with windswept hair.
  • Rumors circulated that Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris broke up after he visited a Thai massage parlor. Well, Calvin had something to say about that.
  • Gizmodo published an in-depth look at how regulating the marijuana industry could help fix California's water problems.
  • A paramedic left her own wedding to help her family after hearing they got in a car accident.
  • This headline says it all: "New Study Finds Men Who Harass Women Online Are Literally Losers."
  • And finally, here's a supercut of some adorable cats who really want to come inside:

They won't take no for an answer.󾍇

Posted by The Dodo on Saturday, October 3, 2015