Montana beekeeper stung by beehive thieves in California

Published Jan. 19 2017

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana beekeeper says thieves got away with 488 beehives he had taken to California...

Raccoons recover at California zoo after cross-country ride

Published Jan. 18 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Baby raccoons that inadvertently hitched a cross-country ride to Northern California are recovering at the Oakland...

Foreclosed mall once valued at $190M is auctioned for $100

Published Jan. 18 2017

TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has...

Finally, an explanation of strange African 'fairy circles'?

Published Jan. 18 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The forces behind the mysterious "fairy circles" that dot a desert in southern Africa do not appear...

Coffee and a slice? 7-Eleven launches breakfast pizza

Published Jan. 18 2017

IRVING, Texas (AP) - 7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza.

Oklahoma City firefighters rescue cow stuck in swimming pool

Published Jan. 16 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Think it's hard for firefighters to rescue a cat in a tree? Try a cow in...

Photo display of mayors reveals surprise find to community

Published Jan. 15 2017

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A new display featuring photos of former mayors from Ohio's fourth-largest city turned up a discovery:...

Cutest captain: Sea lion caught in fishing gear hops on boat

Published Jan. 15 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a juvenile sea lion was so happy to be rescued after getting hooked...

What are the odds? Mom, dad, son all share a birthday

Published Jan. 13 2017

Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other's birthday. After all, the husband and wife were born...

No pocket change: Man delivers 300,000 pennies to DMV

Published Jan. 13 2017

LEBANON, Va. (AP) - Now, that's a lot of change.

Frozen fox extracted from upper reaches of Danube in Germany

Published Jan. 13 2017

BERLIN (AP) - A hunter in Germany has put on show a block of ice containing a fox that he...

Chinese factory makes giant inflatable 'Trump-like' roosters

Published Jan. 13 2017

JIAXING, China (AP) - A Chinese factory has been doing a brisk business selling giant inflatable roosters, some as tall...


Little Rock Zoo announces births of 3 maned wolf pups

Published Jan. 12 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Little Rock Zoo has announced the births of three maned wolf pups.

Taco Bell is going national with fried chicken taco shell

Published Jan. 11 2017

Taco Bell plans to go nationwide this month with its latest concoction: a taco with a shell made entirely out...

Cop gets surgeon, liver to emergency transplant after crash

Published Jan. 11 2017

DENVER, Pa. (AP) - A police officer responding to a crash wound up driving a surgeon, an assistant and a...

Philly sinkhole swallows car, interrupts utility services

Published Jan. 9 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Water Department says a water main break caused a sinkhole to open up on a...

Annual No Pants Subway Ride hits cities around the world

Published Jan. 8 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Subway riders in New York City and other places around the world should be ready for...

Half-ton butter sculpture unveiled at Pennsylvania Farm Show

Published Jan. 5 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Signaling the 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show is about to open, the event's annual butter sculpture has...

McDonald's drive-thru had some horses, 'E-I-E-I ... whoa!'

Published Jan. 5 2017

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - Two Wyoming boys, a little bored over their holiday break, saddled up for a trip to...

Ski-run surprise: Lynx stroll past crowds in rare sightings

Published Jan. 5 2017

DENVER (AP) - Some elusive lynx have been parading past awe-struck Colorado residents and visitors this winter, electrifying social media...

Police: Texas man caught with cocaine hidden under belly fat

Published Jan. 5 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a Texas man tried to destroy cocaine hidden under his belly fat while being...

Woman gives birth during auto shop oil change

Published Jan. 4 2017

DORMONT, Pa. (AP) - Some auto shops offer 10-minute oil change service. That still would have been about seven minutes...

New Hampshire has a new governor _ but only for 2 days

Published Jan. 4 2017

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire has a new governor - for two days.