What is the real meaning behind Cinco de Mayo?

It's Cinco de Mayo. The guacamole is prepped, the beers are cold and it's time to celebrate ... what exactly?

Monday - 05/05/2014, 10:41am EDT

PETA's bid for turkey memorial in Utah denied

PETA's request for roadside memorial for turkeys killed in Utah wreck denied

Saturday - 05/03/2014, 08:30pm EDT

NYPD baseball team's jerseys stolen in Texas

NYPD baseball team forced to cancel championship game after jerseys, gear stolen in Texas

Saturday - 05/03/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Cops: High driver calls 911 to report hit-and-run

Police: Driver high on drugs calls 911 to report hit-and-run; other driver is charged with DWI

Saturday - 05/03/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

Cosmic commencement: Astronaut to deliver engineering school speech at UConn

Saturday - 05/03/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Squirrel goes nuts on Maine teenager taking selfie

Squirrel goes nuts on Maine teenager trying to capture the moment in a selfie

Saturday - 05/03/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Family finds dog lost in Hurricane Sandy

Eighteen months after Hurricane Sandy, a family was reunited with a dog they thought they had lost to the massive storm.

Saturday - 05/03/2014, 03:30am EDT

Thieves take everything _ even the kitchen sink

Thieves take everything _ including the kitchen sink _ from model housing unit in Kansas

Friday - 05/02/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Landmark urethane igloo in Alaska for sale

For sale: Roadside urethane Alaska igloo captured in countless photos by tourists

Friday - 05/02/2014, 07:54pm EDT

Couple holds out hope for missing bounce house

Alaska business owners hold out hope for return of missing king-size inflatable bounce house

Friday - 05/02/2014, 04:11pm EDT

High school senior class prank leads to 62 arrests

62 students arrested after senior class prank involving hot dogs, silly string and balloons

Friday - 05/02/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Video of hamster eating burritos goes viral (Video)

Why should humans be the only ones to enjoy the taste of a burrito? A video going viral online shows a tiny hamster indulging in tiny burritos.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 10:09am EDT

Police: Man 'armed' with potato arrested

Police: Man using potato disguised as a gun chased from store with bat, given fake decoy money

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Austrian driver stumbles onto 10-foot python

Austrian driver stops to stretch legs, stumbles onto large python in the woods

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Teen takes great-grandmother to prom

Knowing she never went to her own, teen takes his great-grandmother to his senior prom.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 08:33pm EDT

Petition calls for Ozzy knighthood

Helen Maidiotis might be the world's biggest Ozzy Osbourne fan.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 05:03pm EDT

Marines watch 'Frozen,' sing together

This is what happens when Marines get together to watch a hit animated movie.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 02:37pm EDT

Yoga time with a man and his chihuahua (Video)

Sometimes the only way to shake off a long day is to whip out that yoga mat and practice some downward dog.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 10:49am EDT

Captured: inmate who fled 6 days before release

Captured: Oregon inmate who served 272 days of sentence, then fled 6 days before his release

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 05:50am EDT

Biker looks for false teeth on busy Spain highway

Report: Motorcyclist stops on busy Spanish highway to look for false teeth after sneezing

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 08:40pm EDT
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