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A woman walking a Florida beach thought she had come across a decapitated body, but thankfully it turned out to be a mannequin covered in barnacles and sea life.
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 say a man who crashed his car into a Montana grocery store and fled the scene was later arrested after running nude through a nearby retirement home.
A driver in Cocoa, Florida, ran over an alligator on U.S. 1 overnight. Both driver and alligator are OK, police say.
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.
A Michigan couple whose large family attracted attention by growing to include 14 sons has welcomed their first daughter nearly three decades after the birth of their fir...
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.
Officials say a wild brown bear broke into the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage and killed Caesar, a popular male alpaca.
Election officials in Boston are expected to approve Fenway Park as an early voting venue.
Spain has prohibited yachting across 100 kilometers (62 miles) of its northwestern coast after sailboats have been damaged by orca whales knocking their hulls.
A group of mountain bikers on a North Carolina trail spotted a dog trapped 30 feet down in a sinkhole — and it took a salty snack and some straps to lift him to safety.
A man 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.
A live air-to-air missile found at a small central Florida airport has been brought to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa.
Rhode Island was a big sensation at the virtual Democratic National Convention for its unconventional video plugging calamari — the state's official appetizer.
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.
Dunkin’ is getting into the cereal game.
It has been a bad week for Mexican tourism promotion, after “anything goes” tourism ads were pulled and Mexico was slapped with a U.S. “do not travel” advisory.