Museum to discuss efforts to see if bones belong to pirate

Published Feb. 18 2018

Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those...

Leaping elk crashes low-flying research helicopter in Utah

Published Feb. 13 2018

An elk leaped into a research helicopter that was trying to capture it and brought down the helicopter in a...

Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up

Published Feb. 12 2018

An Ohio woman had given up hope of seeing her wedding dress again after a dry cleaner mix-up three decades...

Woman has 14 worms pulled from her eye after rare infection

Published Feb. 12 2018

An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of...

Fans return Eagles CB Sidney Jones' lost cellphone

Published Feb. 9 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A group of fans have helped return Philadelphia Eagles rookie cornerback Sidney Jones' lost cellphone during the...

"Lady Doritos"? It's not happening, PepsiCo says

Published Feb. 6 2018

NEW YORK (AP) - Don't expect to see "lady Doritos" on store shelves. The company behind the cheesy chips said...

Scientists successfully clone monkeys; could humans be next?

Published Jan. 24 2018

For the first time, researchers have used the cloning method that produced Dolly the sheep to create two healthy monkeys,...

Motion-activated cameras capture animals being wild, weird

Published Jan. 17 2018

How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?"

Holiday decor to park chalet? Capitol tree heads to Montana

Published Jan. 10 2018

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The spruce tree destined to serve as the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was carefully selected from...

No jail for fertility doctor who lied about using own sperm

Published Dec. 14 2017

Some former patients of a retired Indianapolis fertility doctor expressed anger that he avoided jail time Thursday for lying about...

Fertility doctor faces judge for lying about using own sperm

Published Dec. 14 2017

A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm is set to plead guilty to charges...

Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space station

Published Dec. 5 2017

The first-ever pizza party in space is getting sky-high reviews.

Drone pilot arrested after dropping leaflets over NFL games

Published Nov. 27 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California man accused of flying a drone over two NFL games this weekend...

Police: Man accused of fake I.D. use found hiding in trash can

Published Oct. 20 2017

Authorities say a man accused of trying to rent a car in Delaware using fake identification was caught hiding in...

Some flowers create blue halo to say hello to foraging bees

Published Oct. 18 2017

They create a blue halo, apparently to attract the bees they need for pollination, scientists reported Wednesday.

FAA looking after pilot drops turkeys on Arkansas festival

Published Oct. 16 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration says it will check to see whether any laws or regulations...

Man builds 2-story 'Star Wars' vehicle replica for Halloween

Published Oct. 16 2017

PARMA, Ohio (AP) - A two-story, "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio should be enough to make any trick-or-treating...

Half-smoked Winston Churchill cigar sells for $12,000

Published Oct. 12 2017

BOSTON (AP) - A cigar half-smoked by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during a 1947 trip to Paris has sold...

Dog days? In Italy, count them like family sick days

Published Oct. 12 2017

ROME (AP) - An Italian librarian who says her English setter is her family has won the right from her...

Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cards

Published Oct. 11 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma authorities are hoping to solve unsolved killings and other cold cases by selling decks of...

Leaders gifting live animals uncommon, but not unheard of

Published Oct. 11 2017

BERLIN (AP) - Turkmenistan's president brought Russian President Vladimir Putin a very cute present for his 65th birthday - a...


Russia's dog-loving leader gets another puppy as gift

Published Oct. 11 2017

MOSCOW (AP) - Another summit, another dog.

Turtle that swallowed fishing line released in ocean

Published Oct. 11 2017

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A sea turtle that swallowed more than 4 feet (1 meter) of fishing line has been...