HEBRON, Maine (AP) — There will be no world-class athletes or top-notch sporting venues. But you will find barbecue, beer and muddy tugs of war at the event formerly known as the Redneck Olympics.
NEW YORK (AP) — A foul smelling plant known as the "corpse flower" is finally blooming at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska whale-watching cruise turned into a rescue mission for an unusual aquatic species — a distressed, swimming deer.
LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy fishing with his father on a New Jersey beach has reeled in a 200-pound shark.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — To get a Kentucky marriage license, Bradley Jones just has to bring his fiancee to the clerk's office, but there's a problem: She's in prison and can't make the trip.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Worried that Swedes aren't having enough sex, the government wants to analyze the bedroom activities of its citizens in a major new study.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A mounted police officer in upstate New York has been spotted going through a Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru on horseback.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a parachute. Or a wingsuit.
MENDON, Vt. (AP) — Police in Vermont say a car ended up almost vertical when the driver swerved quickly in response to her GPS ordering her to "turn around."
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Chinese rocket body streaking across the night sky over the Western United States lit up social media as people shared photos and video of the bright object.
ZELIENOPLE, Pa. (AP) — The co-owner of a bridal shop has been charged with indecent exposure after three women reported him standing naked next to mannequins in the store's display window.
(Reuters) - While in other parts of the world honeybees have been creating a buzz because of their rapid decline, in New York their population has been soaring for the past few years, literally. The number of urban beekeepers has exponentially grown according to Andrew Coté, President of New York City
MIAMI (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took a shot Wednesday at Hillary Clinton's running mate, Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, for doing a terrible job as governor of New Jersey.
A self-proclaimed "donkey whisperer" is encouraging people in London to use technology to help them understand donkeys' emotions and mannerisms. Mark Ineson, owner of "Real Donkeys" in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, has been studying the animals for more than 20 years and says they
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A virtual Noah's Ark of wild beasts and livestock has been relocated to save them from a massive wildfire burning north of Los Angeles in a region that is home to exotic animal sanctuaries and horse ranches. Officials and volunteers at the Wildlife Waystation
LAKE ORION, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit motorcyclist was apparently fast enough to leave police in the dust during a chase, but not swift enough to stop from bragging about it on Facebook.