Wearing mittens made out of recycled materials and a warm winter jacket, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off a casual inauguration outfit — and vibe — that only he could.
Jeanne Pouchain has a problem.
A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor of a Vermont town have helped raise money to renovate a community playground.
New research suggests that some beetles are adept at hiding their food from competitors.
An animal protection group says nearly 100 cats have survived a house fire in a town outside Rochester, New York.
A pigeon that Australia declared a biosecurity risk has received a reprieve after a U.S. bird organization declared its identifying leg band is fake.
A pet cat believed killed along with her owner in a huge mudslide has been found three years later.
A woman in Nassau County was arrested Friday night after attempting to steal a school bus from the Nassau County School Board, according to the Sheriff's Office.
A second young elephant has died at a central New York zoo despite frantic efforts by staff to combat a lethal virus.
A surrealist painting worth more than a quarter million euros (dollars) that was forgotten by a businessman at Duesseldorf’s airport has been recovered from a nearby dump...
A Florida man has found a badly decomposing body inside a trash can.
More than 60 years after Mal Osborn earned a varsity letter jacket from the University of Maine as a track runner, he still wore it.
The story of Buddy the Elf meeting his biological father has come to life, just in time for the holidays.
The first commercially printed Christmas card is up for sale, but it wasn't universally greeted as a merry scene when it first appeared in 1843.
Days after the discovery and swift disappearance of two shining metal monoliths half a world apart, another towering structure has popped up and then quickly vanished, th...
A judge has denied a request to dig up the remains of President Warren Harding.
The Wisconsin State Patrol had a little advice for a guy who transported a snowmobile by strapping it to the roof of his Toyota Corolla: Bad idea.
A salvage operation is underway to lift a runaway metro train off a sculpture of a whale’s tail, where it landed after plowing through the end of an elevated section of r...
This really was a fluke.
McRib, the fast food sandwich that went viral before viral was a thing, is back.
Scientists say they have found an elusive chameleon species that was last spotted in Madagascar 100 years ago.
Authorities say a 10-foot Burmese python was removed from under the hood of a car in Florida.
Police in California have announced two arrests and the return of a pair of unique lizards that were stolen from a reptile shop last year.
Comedian John Oliver made a secret trip to Connecticut last week to help cut the ribbon on a new sign naming the city's sewage treatment plant in his honor.
San Francisco police say they arrested a man suspected in the abduction of a ring-tailed lemur from the city’s zoo, where officials rewarded a 5-year-old boy who helped r...
A ring-tailed lemur stolen from the San Francisco Zoo has been found.
An annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California has a new winner: a horticulture teacher from Minnesota who raised a giant gourd weighing 2,350 pounds.
Three people conducting a photo shoot on a boat in a busy Florida river somehow fell overboard, leaving the 24-foot vessel unmanned and out of control.