Maine community creates massive ice carousel on frozen lake

Published Apr. 7 2018

SINCLAIR, Maine (AP) - Residents in a Maine town believe they've created the world's largest ice carousel on a frozen...

The center of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes

Published Apr. 5 2018

The center of our galaxy is teeming with black holes, sort of like a Times Square for strange super gravity...

'Miraculous': Teen survives 12 hours in Los Angeles sewer system

Published Apr. 2 2018

A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Published Mar. 31 2018

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week.

Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's, study says

Published Mar. 8 2018

Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia...

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...