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A man walking his dog wrestles an alligator after the dog was snatched.
A tiny owl that was found dehydrated and hungry in the branches of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is eating its way back to good health and set to be released back...
A worker helping set up the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree found a holiday surprise — a tiny owl among the massive branches.
For about a pound of pigeon, a wealthy racing fan put down a record 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) for the Belgian-bred bird.
Police officers in the mountains north of Santa Cruz responded to a suspicious figure in a roadway early Thursday and found Bigfoot.
Ariel Cordova-Rojas went to New York’s Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge last week to celebrate her 30th birthday.
A cat who patrolled the U.S. Northeast’s highest peak for a dozen years as its weather observatory’s mascot has died.
Because beach ball-sized jellyfish is exactly what 2020 needs...
NASA's first new space potty in decades is getting a not-so-dry run at the International Space Station before flying to the moon.
Authorities in a city north of Boston have captured an emu after the large flightless bird was spotted roaming local streets.
A British zoo has had to separate five foul-mouthed parrots who keepers say were encouraging each other to swear.
Romania’s once-mighty opposition party may have lost the race for the mayor of Bucharest in countrywide municipal elections held Sunday, but it celebrated a somewhat biza...
A bank manager discovered a 9.07-carat diamond at a state park in southwestern Arkansas after thinking the precious gem was a piece of glass.
Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York’s Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized “man cave” with a television, a refrige...
A troublesome baboon has been evicted from a seaside village in South Africa.
A tiny but playable Rubik’s Cube, so little it fits on your fingertip, has gone on sale in Japan for 198,000 yen, or about $1,900, for delivery starting in December.
Police in Maryland investigating reports of a casket photographed bobbing up and down in a river discovered the object was something far less macabre.
A 16-year-old from New Hampshire successfully swam across the English Channel, completing a 33-mile-swim she called an, “adventure.”.
An Australian returned home and was surprised to discover that his kitchen ceiling had collapsed under the weight of two large pythons apparently fighting over a mate.
Comedian John Oliver has upped the stakes in a tongue-in-cheek spat with a Connecticut city, offering to donate $55,000 to charity if officials follow through on a joke t...
A 3-year-old girl in Taiwan was reported safe after becoming caught in the strings of a kite and lifted several meters into the air.
A lock of Abraham Lincoln’s hair, wrapped in a bloodstained telegram about his 1865 assassination, is up for sale.
A Connecticut town's officials are showing comedian John Oliver what they think about his expletive-filled rant about their city — they’re naming the local sewage treatme...
Travelers left behind nearly a million dollars at U.S. airport security checkpoints last year, including about $19,000 in foreign currency.
Rhode Island was a big sensation at the virtual Democratic National Convention for its unconventional video plugging calamari — the state's official appetizer.
- A rare summer thunderstorm brought lightning that sparked several small blazes in Northern California on Sunday and stoked a huge forest fire that has forced hundreds o...
The coronavirus pandemic has slammed the brakes on this year’s Philly Naked Bike Ride.
A Mississippi man who submitted a proposal to place a giant mosquito on the new state flag says he created the design as a joke.