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TOKYO (UPI) -- Mount Fuji has become visible more often from Tokyo than half a century ago, suggesting the air around the Japanese capital has become cleaner, a survey says.
Climate scientists say the study is still preliminary, though, as the sample size was only 36.
WEST NEWTON, Pa. (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania fire chief was criticized by officials for having a fire truck deliver his son to his high school prom.
Insiders say, in his defense, the kid was looking pretty smokin' in his tux.
SACRAMENTO (UPI) -- California college students say they're tired of having to pay fees for everything, including one to get their diplomas.
Students say they were so furious over the situation, they elected to pay the $50 complaint fee in order to discuss the issue.
YORK, England (UPI) -- Police said they are seeking a woman accused of assaulting a teenager while dressed as Marvel's The Hulk superhero.
Meanwhile, women dressed as the Martian Manhunter are reporting an increase in what they describe as profiling.