Correction: Spelling Bee-Word Shortage story

Correction: Spelling Bee-Word Shortage story

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Burger King Baby finds birth mom, feels 'pure joy'

Burger King Baby finds birth mom 27 years later after Facebook campaign, gets long-awaited hug

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 04:12pm EDT

H&M yanks vest after charges of anti-Semitism

Fashion retailer H&M has pulled a vest from its shelves worldwide after accusations its design, which featured a menacing skull in the center of a Star of David, was anti-Semitic.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 10:16pm EDT

McConnell campaign ad mistakes Duke for Kentucky

With big game on horizon, Sen. McConnell's campaign ad mistakes Duke basketball for Kentucky

Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Canadian man gives up everything but beer for Lent

Instead of giving up one thing for Lent, Chris Schryer is giving up everything -- except beer.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 05:54pm EDT

Palm Springs give big send-off to giant Marilyn

Palm Springs prefers blondes, but must give big goodbye to 17-ton Marilyn Monroe statue

Friday - 03/28/2014, 12:36pm EDT

New Mexico zoo evacuated when bear cub escapes

New Mexico zoo evacuated for an hour until bear cub is coaxed back into its cage

Friday - 03/28/2014, 11:10am EDT

Camera used on moon landing sold for $758,489

Camera used in 1971 moon landing fetches $758,489 at Austrian auction

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Ireland needs shaggy sheep for 'shearing Olympics'

Have you any wool? Ireland needs 1,000 more barber-ready sheep for world shearing contest

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Crash spills thousands of corn dogs on Louisiana interstate (Video)

Louisiana commuters may have been jonesing for ketchup and mustard after a crash caused thousands of corn dogs to spill onto an interstate earlier this week.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 12:19pm EDT

Selfies can get creepy -- in more ways than one

WTOP's David Burd reports.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 02:25am EDT

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Entre"pee"neurs create bathroom-sharing app

New Orleans' Mardi Gras parades attract close to a million visitors each year, but it's not all glitz and glamour -- arrests for public urination, often due to a lack of facilities, are common.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:17am EDT

D.C. college ranked one of 'greenest campuses'

During this season of college acceptance letters, high school students across the country are making difficult decisions about where to spend their next four years. To aid in this process, the website Niche compiles weekly ranked lists of a variety of factors, the most recent of which has placed American University in the top three.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 03:37am EDT

Oklahoma girl breaks Girl Scout cookie sales mark

An Oklahoma City girl who says she asks everyone she meets to buy Girl Scout cookies has broken the organization's decades-old sales record by a margin about the size of a Thin Mint.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 03:34am EDT

Search for old Atari games to go on in New Mexico

Company official says dig into New Mexico landfill for old 'E.T.' Atari games is not on hold

Monday - 03/24/2014, 03:20pm EDT

NC man accused of sucking on toes is arrested

NC man accused of sucking on a woman's toes at Wal-Mart arrested; offered to buy her groceries

Monday - 03/24/2014, 03:20pm EDT

'How to Poo on a Date' wins odd book-title prize

'How to Poo on a Date' wins Diagram Prize for year's oddest book title

Monday - 03/24/2014, 03:20pm EDT

Event challenges eaters with 20-foot bratwursts

Fundraiser in Michigan pits participants with big appetites against 20-foot-long bratwursts

Monday - 03/24/2014, 02:16pm EDT

'Kimye' Vogue cover spoofs abound on Internet

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are on the cover of Vogue magazine, and while the April issue hasn't even hit newsstands yet, it hasn't stopped people from spoofing it.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 12:14pm EDT

Circus elephants escape, damage parking lot cars

Circus elephants escape handlers in Missouri, damage vehicles in parking lot before recapture

Monday - 03/24/2014, 11:39am EDT
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