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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.
Police in southern Germany say a woman got a shock while airing out her home when a 25-centimeter (10-inch) Chinese mitten crab scurried in from the terrace through the o...
Hong Kong police say a calligraphy scroll by former Chinese leader Mao Zedong estimated to be worth millions of dollars was cut in half after being stolen in a high-profi...
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.
An exotic African serval cat that escaped from its New Hampshire home earlier this week has been found safe and sound.
St. Louis Zoo officials are trying to solve the mystery of how a 62-year-old ball python laid seven eggs without being around a male python for at least two decades.
A drone carrying marijuana, cigarette lighters and cellphones got caught up in a net above a Mississippi prison fence, resulting in the arrest of two men.
Summer has come to an abrupt halt in parts of the Rocky Mountains as temperatures reaching into the 90s have plunged by around 60 degrees in less than 24 hours.
The mayor of a Connecticut city says he will follow through on what was originally a tongue-in-cheek threat to name a sewage plant after comedian John Oliver if Oliver at...
An Austrian man has beat his own record for the longest full body contact with ice cubes.
Hundreds of fans attended a special kind of musical happening at a church in Germany.
Police in Maryland investigating reports of a casket photographed bobbing up and down in a river discovered the object was something far less macabre.
There were plenty of acorns this spring, and now the chipmunks are driving people nuts.
Police officers have captured an unlikely suspect bouncing through a Florida neighborhood.
A man in suburban Detroit was given the wrong lottery ticket.
A Russian prankster posing as the U.N. secretary-general managed to reach Poland’s president on the telephone and rendered Andrzej Duda speechless with questions about Uk...
The coronavirus pandemic has taken away another summertime tradition in the U.S.: There will be no free Slurpees at 7-Elevens on Saturday — July 11 — to hail a date that ...
An 8-year-old Labrador retriever named Eros has become an essential worker in Medellin, Colombia, amid the pandemic.
International travel has been little more than a dream in the era of coronavirus.
Police are looking for a small alligator that escaped from a home in Clinton Township.
A young mountain lion that was spotted looking at his reflection in the glass of an office tower in downtown San Francisco was safely captured Thursday.
A Florida city known for its mermaid shows now sleeps with the fishes.
Famed art and antiquities collector Forrest Fenn, who hid $1 million in treasure in the Rocky Mountain wilderness a decade ago, says the chest of goods has been found.
Scientists are learning about one of the weirder things in the oceans: “snot palaces.”.