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Only in America

Only in America: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... illegal

A city pits itself against self-styled superheroes — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

The Seattle Police Department announced that it will "restrict superheroes from interfering with law enforcement operations." The announcement was deemed necessary after Phoenix Jones, a self-styled superhero, took to the city's streets to push back rioters last year. Jones responded in a video by calling the author of the report a "superhero hater."