California firefighters bring nearly dead dog back to life

Published Jul. 21 2017

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - A California fire department says a little white dog named Jack is recovering after firefighters rescued...

New librarian finds live Civil War-era shells in her office

Published Jul. 20 2017

CARLISLE, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts librarian on her first day on the job has come across live military shells...

A weird Florida mystery: Frozen pork falling from the sky

Published Jul. 20 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards.

Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on US

Published Jul. 20 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pushing and shoving? Of course. Pinching? Borderline. But biting? Retired stars Landon Donovan, Alexi Lalas and Steve...

Alabama man to display head of 820-pound hog shot in yard

Published Jul. 19 2017

SAMSON, Ala. (AP) - Hogs aren't unusual in rural south Alabama, but Wade Seago said he'd never seen anything like...

Self-described drug dealer calls 911, reports stolen cocaine

Published Jul. 19 2017

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn't the best idea...

Man beats odds of catching blue lobster, donates to science

Published Jul. 19 2017

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire lobsterman has joined an elite club after catching a rare blue lobster.

Dog pulls baby deer from water to save it from drowning

Published Jul. 18 2017

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (AP) - A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in New York jumped...

US YouTube star in Thailand finds coin stunt falls flat

Published Jul. 18 2017

BANGKOK (AP) - An American expat in Thailand who is a YouTube star with 3.29 million subscribers is in hot...

Florida driver survives crash when metal object falls on van

Published Jul. 16 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has survived a harrowing drive after a large piece of scrap metal fell...

No Whining: Pope's humor intact despite rough few weeks

Published Jul. 14 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis hasn't lost his sense of humor despite a rough few weeks of clamorous exits...

Australia senator's 3 election wins officially didn't happen

Published Jul. 14 2017

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - The deputy leader of an Australian political party announced Friday that he was ending his nine-year...

Eels from overturned truck slime cars on Oregon highway

Published Jul. 13 2017

DEPOE BAY, Ore. (AP) - A truck hauling eels overturned on an Oregon highway, turning the coastal road into a...

Insect attack! US West is battling crop-killing swarms

Published Jul. 13 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Farmers in the U.S. West face a creepy scourge every eight years or so: Swarms of...

Grievance filed over mowing goats at university in Michigan

Published Jul. 13 2017

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - A union has filed a grievance in response to Western Michigan University's hiring of goats to...

Tinder kick-starts delayed date by sending couple to Hawaii

Published Jul. 13 2017

KENT, Ohio (AP) - Two Ohio college students are set for an epic Tinder date in Hawaii that's been three...

Me want cocaine? Drugs found inside Cookie Monster doll

Published Jul. 12 2017

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - A stash of cocaine hidden inside a Cookie Monster doll has landed a Florida man in...

Cop: Woman nabbed for drugs demands them back, is rearrested

Published Jul. 12 2017

SALEM, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a New Hampshire woman arrested for drug possession returned to the police station to...

Hippo happiness: Both parents join Cincinnati Zoo baby Fiona

Published Jul. 11 2017

CINCINNATI (AP) - And Daddy makes three.

After spending 9 months alone in mountains, lost dog is home

Published Jul. 10 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A lost Boise dog is back home after nine months and a brutal winter alone in...

Museum finds cases of 2-century-old wine in its cellar

Published Jul. 10 2017

UNION, N.J. (AP) - A restoration project at a New Jersey museum unearthed cases of wine nearly as old as...

California teen wins lottery twice in a week

Published Jul. 10 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California teen is celebrating two big lottery wins in a week.

Bus hops curb, dislodges war memorial cannon in Pittsburgh

Published Jul. 8 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Authorities say a bus hopped a curb and dislodged a war memorial cannon at a parklet in...