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...


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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...

Heaviest is best: Pumpkin sets record at California contest

Published Oct. 10 2017

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) - The winner of the 44th World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off had the heaviest pumpkin recorded...

Great pumpkins! Grower wins trifecta of giant food titles

Published Oct. 10 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island grower is first in the world to achieve a trifecta in the hobby...

Alaska's popular reindeer, Star, dies in owner's arms

Published Oct. 9 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A popular reindeer that could be seen walking the streets of downtown Anchorage has died at...

Hundreds of undead people take part in annual zombie walk

Published Oct. 8 2017

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) - Hundreds of undead people have gathered at the New Jersey shore to take part in...

Have wife will carry: Couples vie in wife-carrying contest

Published Oct. 7 2017

NEWRY, Maine (AP) - Dozens of participants are vying for cash - and beer - in the North American Wife...

Doomsday prepper sends all of his food to Puerto Rico

Published Oct. 6 2017

MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man who spent decades preparing his home for doomsday is donating all of...

Police: Dog on highway didn't want to leave dead dog's side

Published Oct. 5 2017

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Police in New Jersey say they had to coax a German shepherd on a busy interstate...

New Jersey state trooper tells cow to mooove it

Published Oct. 5 2017

STOCKTON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey state trooper on his way to work had to tell a cow to...

Naked Gun: Police say nude, drunk Florida man fired weapons

Published Oct. 4 2017

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a naked drunk Florida man wanted to know if his .45-caliber gun and...

McLaren owner in Germany claims donkey damaged car

Published Sep. 28 2017

BERLIN (AP) - The owner of a pricy McLaren sports car is in court to try to get a donkey...

Pair of giant pandas from China welcomed in Indonesia

Published Sep. 28 2017

Giant pandas Cai Tao and Hu Chun arrived Thursday to fanfare in Indonesia where a new "palace" like home that...

Oklahoma longhorn bull with record horn span sold in Texas

Published Sep. 27 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A longhorn bull from Oklahoma with a record horn span of more than 8 feet...

'Nacho man' relates Cub's collision with snacks in St. Louis

Published Sep. 27 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) - When Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell took out a St. Louis Cardinals fan's plate of nachos...