BEACH HAVEN, N.J. (AP) — Police say a 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ever hear about the gargantuan octopus that dragged a New York City ferry and its 400 passengers to the river bottom nearly 53 years ago?
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Crediting "barstool science," a small-town tavern in central North Dakota is laying claim as the center of North America after snatching the title from a nearby city that allowed its trademark to lapse.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania drug dealing suspect was found hiding 110 small bags of heroin in his buttocks.
NEW YORK (AP) — Life will imitate art — or is it the other way around? — when internet sensation Grumpy Cat joins the cast of the Broadway musical "Cats" on Friday for what will likely be a feline-good moment.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A utility company says two crows triggered a power outage in mid-July that knocked out service to about 100,000 customers in three Western states.
For those who can't get enough of pumpkin-flavored treats during Halloween, McDonald's Japan is offering french fries covered in pumpkin and chocolate sauce. The fast-food chain came up with the "Halloween Choco Potato" to mark its 45th anniversary in Japan, where trick or treaters
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland chapter of The Satanic Temple has succeeded in its efforts to bring an after-school program to a Portland elementary school.
SEATTLE (AP) — A cardboard cutout of a head in a passenger seat definitely caught the attention of a Washington State Patrol trooper Tuesday morning.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman faces armed robbery charges after police say she robbed an Arby's restaurant in Gainesville and then hailed a cab to get away.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Pyrenees mix named Apollo is back home in Florida after a journey that took him to the Boston area.
VIENNA (AP) — Austrian customs officials are used to finding unusual items in travelers' luggage. But human intestines were not on their list — until now.
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The hip-hop rhythms of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are too fierce to be stopped. Even by a drone to the face.
TOKYO (AP) — A passenger spotted a snake curled around the armrest of another passenger's seat on a Japanese Shinkansen "bullet" train on Monday, forcing the train to make an unscheduled stop.
Forest department officials on Saturday (September 24) promised strict action after a python attacked a man when a group was trying to click a photo with it. The incident took place on Friday (September 23) after forest department officials removed the python from the premises of a school in northwestern
SAINT HILAIRE DU TOUVET, France (AP) — In wild costumes, wingsuits and even home-made flying machines, thousands of people are gliding through the French Alps in the world's oldest free-flight festival.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A flower that got its nickname from its putrid smell is blooming at Dartmouth College for the first time since 2011.
BREA, Calif. (AP) — A California driver has been cited for using a mannequin — not the required human being — to drive in the carpool lane.
POTTERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Three 18-year-old brothers and their two 18-year-old sisters have landed their first jobs, together, at a McDonald's in Michigan.
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a missing 14-year-old girl has turned up safe and sound in Poland, after bicycling and hitchhiking some 400 kilometers (250 miles) to see her grandmother.