Illinois peacock escapes pen, freezes to death

Peacock escapes pen at Chicago-area zoo, freezes to death despite firefighter rescue from tree

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 11:30am EST

NC politician writes resignation letter in Klingon

North Carolina politician pens resignation letter in Klingon tongue from 'Star Trek'

Monday - 01/06/2014, 07:20pm EST

Pope to nuns: Why aren't you answering the phone?

Pope to nuns: Why aren't you answering the phone? Francis cold-calls nuns, gets machine

Saturday - 01/04/2014, 09:40pm EST

Candy-craving thieves flee warehouse empty-handed

Would-be candy swipers flee warehouse of Southern California retro sweets seller empty-handed

Saturday - 01/04/2014, 07:42pm EST

Brain samples stolen from Indiana medical museum

Authorities say man stole brain samples from Indiana medical museum that were sold online

Friday - 01/03/2014, 09:50am EST

Obama gift mistakenly find its way to N. Ill. home

Christmas gift from Obama family mistakenly delivered to northern Illinois home

Friday - 01/03/2014, 09:50am EST

Thief carries 250-pound safe out of Mass. eatery

Thief carries 250-pound safe out of Mass. eatery; owner has since bought even heavier lockbox

Friday - 01/03/2014, 09:50am EST

NY bathers splash into new year with ocean swim

Brave bathers splash into new year with swim in frigid waters off NYC's Coney Island

Friday - 01/03/2014, 08:48am EST

Mummers strut stuff at Philly New Year's parade

Colorfully costumed Mummers strut their stuff at annual New Year's Day parade in Philadelphia

Friday - 01/03/2014, 08:48am EST

Even Obama dogs jump through hoops to enter Hawaii

Even Obama dogs go through Hawaii's strict quarantine procedures to travel to islands

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 06:08pm EST

Hawaii woman with long last name gets new ID cards

Hawaii woman with long last name gets new ID cards after state expands character limit

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 06:08pm EST

6 arrested in Calif. police impersonation prank

6 teens arrested for allegedly posing as Southern California police officers

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 06:08pm EST

Alabama couple names newborn 'Krimson Tyde'

There are sports fans, and then there are SPORTS FANS. One couple from Alabama would clearly fall into the latter category.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 11:15am EST

January 1964: Beatlemania blast-off

Exactly 50 years ago, many in America were first hearing music from The Beatles. The Washington, D.C. area played a large role in fanning Beatlemania.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 12:58pm EST

Happy hangover: Tips for avoiding the post-New Year's Eve headache

The New Year brings with it much promise: new beginnings, resolutions and perhaps even new taxes. But for many, the first thing the New Year brings is a killer hangover.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 03:55am EST

Pa. mayor skips ball in favor of City Hall rehab

Next mayor of Harrisburg, Pa., to skip inaugural ball in favor of City Hall renovation funds

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 06:48pm EST

Christmas tree of bottles sparkles in Lithuania

Lithuanian policeman builds Christmas tree with 1,100 empty Champagne, sparkling wine bottles

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 05:46pm EST

Constructing a 300-pound White House gingerbread house (Video)

Those cake-baking competitions on television have nothing on what happens in the kitchen at the White House around the holidays.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 12:39pm EST

Police: No beer led to ceramic squirrel stabbing

Police: SC man stabbed with ceramic squirrel after he couldn't find beer; woman charged

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 01:50am EST

Gambler rewards man who returned $300K left in cab

Gambler gives $10K reward to Las Vegas cab driver who returned $300K stash left in taxi

Monday - 12/30/2013, 07:30pm EST
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