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  • Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

    Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

    Monday, April 22 2019 3:31 PM EDT2019-04-22 19:31:33 GMT
    Monday, April 22 2019 9:52 PM EDT2019-04-23 01:52:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...
    Washington state could become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as natural organic reduction - also called human composting.More >>
    Washington state could become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as natural organic reduction - also called human composting.More >>
  • Thai oil rig workers rescue dog swimming 135 miles offshore

    Thai oil rig workers rescue dog swimming 135 miles offshore

    Tuesday, April 16 2019 6:41 AM EDT2019-04-16 10:41:10 GMT
    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:23 GMT
    (Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o...(Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o...
    (Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o...(Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o...
    A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.More >>
    A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.More >>
  • Colorado TV tech charged after giving customer 'bear hug'

    Colorado TV tech charged after giving customer 'bear hug'

    Friday, April 19 2019 2:21 PM EDT2019-04-19 18:21:16 GMT
    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:20 GMT
    A Colorado television technician is facing felony charges for allegedly hugging a customer tightly.More >>
    A Colorado television technician is facing felony charges for allegedly hugging a customer tightly.More >>
  • 5-year-old Michigan boy calls 911 to ask for McDonalds

    5-year-old Michigan boy calls 911 to ask for McDonalds

    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:41:18 GMT
    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:20 GMT
    A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for McDonald's but his grandmother was sleeping so he called 911 and made a request.More >>
    A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for McDonald's but his grandmother was sleeping so he called 911 and made a request.More >>
  • 'Miracle on Ice' scoreboard will be displayed in Colorado

    'Miracle on Ice' scoreboard will be displayed in Colorado

    Thursday, April 18 2019 7:42 PM EDT2019-04-18 23:42:22 GMT
    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:28 GMT
    A scoreboard that marked the U.S. men's ice hockey team's victory against the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics has found a new home in Colorado Springs.More >>
    A scoreboard that marked the U.S. men's ice hockey team's victory against the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics has found a new home in Colorado Springs.More >>
  • Sheriff's officer corrals donkey on interstate near Chicago

    Sheriff's officer corrals donkey on interstate near Chicago

    Friday, April 19 2019 6:51 AM EDT2019-04-19 10:51:07 GMT
    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:26 GMT
    It wasn't a routine day for a sheriff's officer after she spotted a donkey meandering along Interstate 90 near Chicago.More >>
    It wasn't a routine day for a sheriff's officer after she spotted a donkey meandering along Interstate 90 near Chicago.More >>
  • Police: Man returns home, finds naked stranger on couch

    Police: Man returns home, finds naked stranger on couch

    Friday, April 19 2019 12:31 PM EDT2019-04-19 16:31:15 GMT
    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:25 GMT
    Police say a Tennessee man returned home to find a naked stranger sitting on his couch drinking juice.More >>
    Police say a Tennessee man returned home to find a naked stranger sitting on his couch drinking juice.More >>
  • Senior slugger: 65-year-old woman hits burglar with bat

    Senior slugger: 65-year-old woman hits burglar with bat

    Thursday, April 18 2019 10:51 AM EDT2019-04-18 14:51:10 GMT
    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:21 GMT
    65-year-old Florida woman grabs softball bat and smacks half-naked, suspected burglar on the head, causing him to flee.More >>
    65-year-old Florida woman grabs softball bat and smacks half-naked, suspected burglar on the head, causing him to flee.More >>
  • Road crew misspells 'school' in school crossing

    Road crew misspells 'school' in school crossing

    Friday, April 19 2019 1:41 PM EDT2019-04-19 17:41:16 GMT
    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:21 GMT
    A road crew in Florida should get an "F" for spelling, painting "S-C-O-H-O-L" in a crosswalk outside a school.More >>
    A road crew in Florida should get an "F" for spelling, painting "S-C-O-H-O-L" in a crosswalk outside a school.More >>
  • Deputies look for naked burglar who stole from Little League

    Deputies look for naked burglar who stole from Little League

    Thursday, April 18 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-18 15:51:33 GMT
    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:28 GMT
    Authorities in Florida are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who they say burglarized a Little League concession stand wearing nothing more than a ballcap and gloves.More >>
    Authorities in Florida are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who they say burglarized a Little League concession stand wearing nothing more than a ballcap and gloves.More >>
  • Snakes in office force Liberia's president to work from home

    Snakes in office force Liberia's president to work from home

    Friday, April 19 2019 5:21 AM EDT2019-04-19 09:21:04 GMT
    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:42 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:42:26 GMT
    Snakes in office force Liberia's president to work from home; fumigation has begun.More >>
    Snakes in office force Liberia's president to work from home; fumigation has begun.More >>
  • Muskrat love: Detroit-area Catholics permitted to eat rodent

    Muskrat love: Detroit-area Catholics permitted to eat rodent

    Tuesday, April 16 2019 1:01 PM EDT2019-04-16 17:01:23 GMT
    Friday, April 19 2019 2:22 PM EDT2019-04-19 18:22:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mike Householder, File). FILE--In this Feb. 19, 2013 photo, a food preparer applies sherry to muskrat meat prior to the annual Muskrat Dinner at the Monroe Boat Club in Monroe, Mich. Roman Catholics are obligated to abstain from eating meat o...(AP Photo/Mike Householder, File). FILE--In this Feb. 19, 2013 photo, a food preparer applies sherry to muskrat meat prior to the annual Muskrat Dinner at the Monroe Boat Club in Monroe, Mich. Roman Catholics are obligated to abstain from eating meat o...
    (AP Photo/Mike Householder, File). FILE--In this Feb. 19, 2013 photo, a food preparer applies sherry to muskrat meat prior to the annual Muskrat Dinner at the Monroe Boat Club in Monroe, Mich. Roman Catholics are obligated to abstain from eating meat o...(AP Photo/Mike Householder, File). FILE--In this Feb. 19, 2013 photo, a food preparer applies sherry to muskrat meat prior to the annual Muskrat Dinner at the Monroe Boat Club in Monroe, Mich. Roman Catholics are obligated to abstain from eating meat o...
    Detroit-area Roman Catholics are allowed to eat muskrat during Fridays in Lent.More >>
    Detroit-area Roman Catholics are allowed to eat muskrat during Fridays in Lent.More >>
  • Eastern hellbender voted Pennsylvania's official amphibian

    Eastern hellbender voted Pennsylvania's official amphibian

    Tuesday, April 16 2019 3:51 PM EDT2019-04-16 19:51:42 GMT
    Friday, April 19 2019 1:52 PM EDT2019-04-19 17:52:41 GMT
    Pennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal salamander that can grow to be more than two feet long and is battling declining numbers across much of its range.More >>
    Pennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal salamander that can grow to be more than two feet long and is battling declining numbers across much of its range.More >>
  • Authorities: Man sleeping in dumpster ends up in trash truck

    Authorities: Man sleeping in dumpster ends up in trash truck

    Thursday, April 18 2019 8:51 AM EDT2019-04-18 12:51:11 GMT
    Friday, April 19 2019 12:32 PM EDT2019-04-19 16:32:14 GMT
    Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg.More >>
    Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg.More >>
  • Man sues parents for getting rid of his vast porn collection

    Man sues parents for getting rid of his vast porn collection

    Sunday, April 14 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-04-14 19:41:20 GMT
    Friday, April 19 2019 12:14 PM EDT2019-04-19 16:14:17 GMT
    An Indiana man is suing his parents in Michigan after they got rid of 12 boxes of pornographic films and adult magazines worth an estimated $29,000.More >>
    An Indiana man is suing his parents in Michigan after they got rid of 12 boxes of pornographic films and adult magazines worth an estimated $29,000.More >>
  • Paddleboarder guilty of assaulting surfer in wave dispute

    Paddleboarder guilty of assaulting surfer in wave dispute

    Thursday, April 18 2019 8:11 PM EDT2019-04-19 00:11:24 GMT
    Friday, April 19 2019 6:51 AM EDT2019-04-19 10:51:19 GMT
    A paddleboarder has been convicted of assault for hitting a surfer with his paddle during an argument over a wave off the Southern California coast.More >>
    A paddleboarder has been convicted of assault for hitting a surfer with his paddle during an argument over a wave off the Southern California coast.More >>
  • German students have algorithm for Game of Thrones deaths

    German students have algorithm for Game of Thrones deaths

    Friday, April 12 2019 4:51 AM EDT2019-04-12 08:51:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 18 2019 8:12 PM EDT2019-04-19 00:12:16 GMT
    (HBO via AP). This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from "Game of Thrones." The final season premieres on Sunday.(HBO via AP). This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from "Game of Thrones." The final season premieres on Sunday.
    (HBO via AP). This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from "Game of Thrones." The final season premieres on Sunday.(HBO via AP). This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from "Game of Thrones." The final season premieres on Sunday.
    Spoiler alert: Computer science students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an application that scours the internet for data on the popular Game of Thrones series, and uses an algorithm to predict...More >>
    Spoiler alert: Computer science students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an application that scours the internet for data on the popular Game of Thrones series, and uses an algorithm to predict which characters survive.More >>
  • Part of giant hammer artwork stolen in California returned

    Part of giant hammer artwork stolen in California returned

    Saturday, April 13 2019 1:21 PM EDT2019-04-13 17:21:14 GMT
    Thursday, April 18 2019 7:53 PM EDT2019-04-18 23:53:27 GMT
    Northern California authorities say that part of a giant hammer stolen last year has been returned.More >>
    Northern California authorities say that part of a giant hammer stolen last year has been returned.More >>
  • 3 naked women at rest stop lead deputies on chase in Florida

    3 naked women at rest stop lead deputies on chase in Florida

    Saturday, April 13 2019 7:31 AM EDT2019-04-13 11:31:05 GMT
    Thursday, April 18 2019 12:04 PM EDT2019-04-18 16:04:42 GMT
    Authorities say three women who were applying suntan lotion in the nude at a Florida rest stop led police on a 21-mile chase, drove a car at a deputy and threatened another deputy with a bat.More >>
    Authorities say three women who were applying suntan lotion in the nude at a Florida rest stop led police on a 21-mile chase, drove a car at a deputy and threatened another deputy with a bat.More >>
  • German police: Shiny gold Porsche a danger to other drivers

    German police: Shiny gold Porsche a danger to other drivers

    Friday, April 12 2019 9:21 AM EDT2019-04-12 13:21:18 GMT
    Thursday, April 18 2019 11:12 AM EDT2019-04-18 15:12:54 GMT
    German authorities have ordered a blinged-out golden Porsche off the road for being too shiny.More >>
    German authorities have ordered a blinged-out golden Porsche off the road for being too shiny.More >>
  • Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes confuse Mississippians

    Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes confuse Mississippians

    Friday, April 12 2019 9:31 AM EDT2019-04-12 13:31:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 18 2019 8:52 AM EDT2019-04-18 12:52:50 GMT
    Residents of a neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, are confused by bowls of mashed potatoes they're finding on their cars, porches and mailboxes.More >>
    Residents of a neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, are confused by bowls of mashed potatoes they're finding on their cars, porches and mailboxes.More >>
  • Customer threw iguana at restaurant manager, police say

    Customer threw iguana at restaurant manager, police say

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 7:31 AM EDT2019-04-17 11:31:07 GMT
    Thursday, April 18 2019 8:52 AM EDT2019-04-18 12:52:47 GMT
    Police say a man accused of throwing an iguana at a manager in an Ohio restaurant has been arrested on charges including animal cruelty.More >>
    Police say a man accused of throwing an iguana at a manager in an Ohio restaurant has been arrested on charges including animal cruelty.More >>
  • Colorado city votes to rename 'Swastika Acres' neighborhood

    Colorado city votes to rename 'Swastika Acres' neighborhood

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 8:11 PM EDT2019-04-18 00:11:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 17 2019 8:21 PM EDT2019-04-18 00:21:52 GMT
    (Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via AP). This Jan. 3, 2019 photo shows snow covered Swastika Acres in Englewood, Colo. The neighborhood in the Denver suburb was named Swastika Acres decades before the symbol was adopted by the Nazis. KDVR-TV reports the ...(Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via AP). This Jan. 3, 2019 photo shows snow covered Swastika Acres in Englewood, Colo. The neighborhood in the Denver suburb was named Swastika Acres decades before the symbol was adopted by the Nazis. KDVR-TV reports the ...
    (Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via AP). This Jan. 3, 2019 photo shows snow covered Swastika Acres in Englewood, Colo. The neighborhood in the Denver suburb was named Swastika Acres decades before the symbol was adopted by the Nazis. KDVR-TV reports the ...(Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via AP). This Jan. 3, 2019 photo shows snow covered Swastika Acres in Englewood, Colo. The neighborhood in the Denver suburb was named Swastika Acres decades before the symbol was adopted by the Nazis. KDVR-TV reports the ...
    City council in votes to drop the name 'Swastika Acres' from a neighborhood.More >>
    City council in votes to drop the name 'Swastika Acres' from a neighborhood.More >>
  • Harvard dorm ends decades-old goat roast tradition

    Harvard dorm ends decades-old goat roast tradition

    Tuesday, April 16 2019 3:01 PM EDT2019-04-16 19:01:18 GMT
    Wednesday, April 17 2019 8:21 PM EDT2019-04-18 00:21:51 GMT
    A Harvard University residence hall is ending a decades-old tradition of skinning and barbecuing a goat in the courtyard because of student discomfort and health concerns.More >>
    A Harvard University residence hall is ending a decades-old tradition of skinning and barbecuing a goat in the courtyard because of student discomfort and health concerns.More >>
  • Oklahoma governor tries 'American Ninja Warrior' course

    Oklahoma governor tries 'American Ninja Warrior' course

    Friday, April 12 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-12 15:51:14 GMT
    Tuesday, April 16 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-04-16 19:02:57 GMT
    Oklahoma's new Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt is taking a shot at the "American Ninja Warrior" obstacle course outside the state Capitol in Oklahoma City.More >>
    Oklahoma's new Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt is taking a shot at the "American Ninja Warrior" obstacle course outside the state Capitol in Oklahoma City.More >>
  • Police: Pair made laxative cookies for striking workers

    Police: Pair made laxative cookies for striking workers

    Friday, April 12 2019 11:21 AM EDT2019-04-12 15:21:14 GMT
    Tuesday, April 16 2019 2:53 PM EDT2019-04-16 18:53:12 GMT
    Authorities in Ohio say a couple made laxative-laced cookies for striking school employees because they were tired of noise coming from the picket line near their home.More >>
    Authorities in Ohio say a couple made laxative-laced cookies for striking school employees because they were tired of noise coming from the picket line near their home.More >>
  • Girl not amused by 'SNL' joke about her disabled pet chicken

    Girl not amused by 'SNL' joke about her disabled pet chicken

    Friday, April 12 2019 2:51 PM EDT2019-04-12 18:51:24 GMT
    Tuesday, April 16 2019 10:43 AM EDT2019-04-16 14:43:27 GMT
    (Mikayla Feehan/Via AP). In this provided by Mikayla Feehan and taken on April 3, 2019, a pet chicken named Granite Heart tests out a custom wheelchair made by Walkin’ Pets in Amherst, N.H. On a recent SNL episode, the television show's "Weekend Update...(Mikayla Feehan/Via AP). In this provided by Mikayla Feehan and taken on April 3, 2019, a pet chicken named Granite Heart tests out a custom wheelchair made by Walkin’ Pets in Amherst, N.H. On a recent SNL episode, the television show's "Weekend Update...
    (Mikayla Feehan/Via AP). In this provided by Mikayla Feehan and taken on April 3, 2019, a pet chicken named Granite Heart tests out a custom wheelchair made by Walkin’ Pets in Amherst, N.H. On a recent SNL episode, the television show's "Weekend Update...(Mikayla Feehan/Via AP). In this provided by Mikayla Feehan and taken on April 3, 2019, a pet chicken named Granite Heart tests out a custom wheelchair made by Walkin’ Pets in Amherst, N.H. On a recent SNL episode, the television show's "Weekend Update...
    A Vermont girl isn't happy that her disabled pet chicken was joked about on 'Saturday Night Live'.More >>
    A Vermont girl isn't happy that her disabled pet chicken was joked about on 'Saturday Night Live'.More >>
  • 100-year-old yoga instructor keeps moving, dancing

    100-year-old yoga instructor keeps moving, dancing

    Monday, April 15 2019 8:41 AM EDT2019-04-15 12:41:10 GMT
    Monday, April 15 2019 10:53 AM EDT2019-04-15 14:53:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey). In this April 5, 2019, image made from a video, 100-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch teaches a yoga class in Hartsdale, N.Y.(AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey). In this April 5, 2019, image made from a video, 100-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch teaches a yoga class in Hartsdale, N.Y.
    (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey). In this April 5, 2019, image made from a video, 100-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch teaches a yoga class in Hartsdale, N.Y.(AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey). In this April 5, 2019, image made from a video, 100-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch teaches a yoga class in Hartsdale, N.Y.
    A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching.More >>
    A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching.More >>
  • Police: Man buys $8 million island then steals from Kmart

    Police: Man buys $8 million island then steals from Kmart

    Tuesday, April 9 2019 2:03 PM EDT2019-04-09 18:03:19 GMT
    Sunday, April 14 2019 3:43 PM EDT2019-04-14 19:43:13 GMT
    (Monroe County Sheriff's Office via AP). In this April 6, 2019, photo made available by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Francis Lippi under arrest. Key West police said Lippi was arrested on a felony charge of grand theft. Lippi recentl...(Monroe County Sheriff's Office via AP). In this April 6, 2019, photo made available by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Francis Lippi under arrest. Key West police said Lippi was arrested on a felony charge of grand theft. Lippi recentl...
    (Monroe County Sheriff's Office via AP). In this April 6, 2019, photo made available by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Francis Lippi under arrest. Key West police said Lippi was arrested on a felony charge of grand theft. Lippi recentl...(Monroe County Sheriff's Office via AP). In this April 6, 2019, photo made available by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Francis Lippi under arrest. Key West police said Lippi was arrested on a felony charge of grand theft. Lippi recentl...
    Police in Florida say a man who bought an $8 million island off Key West is accused in a scheme to steal $300 in household items from Kmart.More >>
    Police in Florida say a man who bought an $8 million island off Key West is accused in a scheme to steal $300 in household items from Kmart.More >>
  • Woman lived to 99 with most organs on wrong side of body

    Woman lived to 99 with most organs on wrong side of body

    Tuesday, April 9 2019 6:41 PM EDT2019-04-09 22:41:24 GMT
    Saturday, April 13 2019 8:11 PM EDT2019-04-14 00:11:51 GMT
    A woman in Oregon lived to age 99 with all her internal organs except or her heart on the wrong side.More >>
    A woman in Oregon lived to age 99 with all her internal organs except or her heart on the wrong side.More >>
  • Police: Firefighter went into store nude on dare to buy soda

    Police: Firefighter went into store nude on dare to buy soda

    Thursday, April 11 2019 1:31 PM EDT2019-04-11 17:31:15 GMT
    Saturday, April 13 2019 7:32 AM EDT2019-04-13 11:32:08 GMT
    A Massachusetts firefighter police say walked nude into a Rhode Island convenience store on a dare has been placed on leave.More >>
    A Massachusetts firefighter police say walked nude into a Rhode Island convenience store on a dare has been placed on leave.More >>
  • DeGeneres surprises teachers from viral baby-boom photo

    DeGeneres surprises teachers from viral baby-boom photo

    Thursday, April 11 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-11 15:51:17 GMT
    Friday, April 12 2019 3:33 PM EDT2019-04-12 19:33:31 GMT
    A baby boom at a Kansas elementary school has caught the attention of Ellen DeGeneres.More >>
    A baby boom at a Kansas elementary school has caught the attention of Ellen DeGeneres.More >>
  • Mistrial declared for man who snapped $4.5M statue's thumb

    Mistrial declared for man who snapped $4.5M statue's thumb

    Wednesday, April 10 2019 10:43 AM EDT2019-04-10 14:43:04 GMT
    Friday, April 12 2019 2:03 PM EDT2019-04-12 18:03:23 GMT
    A jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum.More >>
    A jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum.More >>
  • Police: Man wakes to stranger sleeping on his kitchen floor

    Police: Man wakes to stranger sleeping on his kitchen floor

    Saturday, April 6 2019 7:31 AM EDT2019-04-06 11:31:40 GMT
    Friday, April 12 2019 12:21 PM EDT2019-04-12 16:21:49 GMT
    Police say a Pennsylvania man awoke to find a stranger sleeping on his kitchen floor surrounded by torn-up sanitary napkins.More >>
    Police say a Pennsylvania man awoke to find a stranger sleeping on his kitchen floor surrounded by torn-up sanitary napkins.More >>
  • Bad idea: Pouring gas on wet ballfield, setting it on fire

    Bad idea: Pouring gas on wet ballfield, setting it on fire

    Monday, April 8 2019 9:41 AM EDT2019-04-08 13:41:10 GMT
    Friday, April 12 2019 11:22 AM EDT2019-04-12 15:22:52 GMT
    Authorities say it could cost over $50,000 to repair a Connecticut baseball diamond where somebody dumped gasoline and set it on fire to dry out the infield.More >>
    Authorities say it could cost over $50,000 to repair a Connecticut baseball diamond where somebody dumped gasoline and set it on fire to dry out the infield.More >>
  • Meow hear this: Study says cats react to sound of their name

    Meow hear this: Study says cats react to sound of their name

    Thursday, April 4 2019 9:11 AM EDT2019-04-04 13:11:07 GMT
    Friday, April 12 2019 9:42 AM EDT2019-04-12 13:42:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 photo shows Shelley, an adopted cat, at its new home in Philadelphia. A study released on Thursday, April 4, 2019, suggests house cats respond to the sound of their own names. Researchers said ...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 photo shows Shelley, an adopted cat, at its new home in Philadelphia. A study released on Thursday, April 4, 2019, suggests house cats respond to the sound of their own names. Researchers said ...
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 photo shows Shelley, an adopted cat, at its new home in Philadelphia. A study released on Thursday, April 4, 2019, suggests house cats respond to the sound of their own names. Researchers said ...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 photo shows Shelley, an adopted cat, at its new home in Philadelphia. A study released on Thursday, April 4, 2019, suggests house cats respond to the sound of their own names. Researchers said ...
    Scientists say they've documented that cats respond to the sound of their own names.More >>
    Scientists say they've documented that cats respond to the sound of their own names.More >>
  • Panda romance in the air at Berlin zoo, but love takes time

    Panda romance in the air at Berlin zoo, but love takes time

    Friday, April 5 2019 8:51 AM EDT2019-04-05 12:51:11 GMT
    Friday, April 12 2019 8:21 AM EDT2019-04-12 12:21:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Male panda Jiao Qing eats bamboo in its enclosure at the Zoo in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 5, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Male panda Jiao Qing eats bamboo in its enclosure at the Zoo in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 5, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Male panda Jiao Qing eats bamboo in its enclosure at the Zoo in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 5, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Male panda Jiao Qing eats bamboo in its enclosure at the Zoo in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 5, 2019.
    Sometimes love takes its time, but the Berlin zoo is hoping that this is the year for panda romance.More >>
    Sometimes love takes its time, but the Berlin zoo is hoping that this is the year for panda romance.More >>
  • Metal rod falls from truck, narrowly misses Miami driver

    Metal rod falls from truck, narrowly misses Miami driver

    Friday, April 12 2019 7:51 AM EDT2019-04-12 11:51:09 GMT
    Friday, April 12 2019 7:52 AM EDT2019-04-12 11:52:54 GMT
    A metal rod fell from a pickup truck and broke through the windshield of an SUV, narrowly missing the driver on a Florida expressway.More >>
    A metal rod fell from a pickup truck and broke through the windshield of an SUV, narrowly missing the driver on a Florida expressway.More >>
  • Pet project: Musician creates a playlist for shelter animals

    Pet project: Musician creates a playlist for shelter animals

    Thursday, April 11 2019 3:01 PM EDT2019-04-11 19:01:17 GMT
    Friday, April 12 2019 7:52 AM EDT2019-04-12 11:52:51 GMT
    The Philadelphia Orchestra music director has curated a playlist for four-legged friends that's being piped into a shelter.More >>
    The Philadelphia Orchestra music director has curated a playlist for four-legged friends that's being piped into a shelter.More >>
  • California shoplifter stuffs chain saw down his pants

    California shoplifter stuffs chain saw down his pants

    Thursday, April 4 2019 1:51 PM EDT2019-04-04 17:51:17 GMT
    Thursday, April 11 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-11 15:52:47 GMT
    A California business owner says store surveillance video recorded a man stealing a small chain saw by stuffing it down his pants.More >>
    A California business owner says store surveillance video recorded a man stealing a small chain saw by stuffing it down his pants.More >>
  • Yabba dabba don't: California town rejects Flintstones house

    Yabba dabba don't: California town rejects Flintstones house

    Thursday, April 4 2019 1:11 AM EDT2019-04-04 05:11:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 10 2019 12:33 PM EDT2019-04-10 16:33:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Terry Chea). This Monday, April 1, 2019 photo, shows an aerial view of the Flintstone House in Hillsborough, Calif. The San Francisco Bay Area suburb of Hillsborough is suing the owner of the house, saying that she installed dangerous steps, ...(AP Photo/Terry Chea). This Monday, April 1, 2019 photo, shows an aerial view of the Flintstone House in Hillsborough, Calif. The San Francisco Bay Area suburb of Hillsborough is suing the owner of the house, saying that she installed dangerous steps, ...
    (AP Photo/Terry Chea). This Monday, April 1, 2019 photo, shows an aerial view of the Flintstone House in Hillsborough, Calif. The San Francisco Bay Area suburb of Hillsborough is suing the owner of the house, saying that she installed dangerous steps, ...(AP Photo/Terry Chea). This Monday, April 1, 2019 photo, shows an aerial view of the Flintstone House in Hillsborough, Calif. The San Francisco Bay Area suburb of Hillsborough is suing the owner of the house, saying that she installed dangerous steps, ...
    Yabba dabba don't: San Francisco suburb says no to life-size Flintstones house and characters dotting the yard.More >>
    Yabba dabba don't: San Francisco suburb says no to life-size Flintstones house and characters dotting the yard.More >>
  • Judge: Animal shelter to keep tiger seized from Houston home

    Judge: Animal shelter to keep tiger seized from Houston home

    Thursday, April 4 2019 11:41 AM EDT2019-04-04 15:41:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 10 2019 9:32 AM EDT2019-04-10 13:32:48 GMT
    (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2019, file photo, a tiger that was found in a Southeast Houston residence awaits transport to a rescue facility at the BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions building in Houston....(Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2019, file photo, a tiger that was found in a Southeast Houston residence awaits transport to a rescue facility at the BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions building in Houston....
    (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2019, file photo, a tiger that was found in a Southeast Houston residence awaits transport to a rescue facility at the BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions building in Houston....(Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2019, file photo, a tiger that was found in a Southeast Houston residence awaits transport to a rescue facility at the BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions building in Houston....
    A judge has ruled that an animal shelter can keep a tiger that was rescued from an abandoned Houston home.More >>
    A judge has ruled that an animal shelter can keep a tiger that was rescued from an abandoned Houston home.More >>
  • Suit targets California's ban on 'Come on You Whites' plate

    Suit targets California's ban on 'Come on You Whites' plate

    Tuesday, April 9 2019 4:01 PM EDT2019-04-09 20:01:23 GMT
    Wednesday, April 10 2019 7:51 AM EDT2019-04-10 11:51:55 GMT
    A soccer fan claims in a lawsuit that the California Department of Motor Vehicles violated his first amendment rights by rejecting a personalized license plate he said would celebrate his favorite team, but which...More >>
    A soccer fan claims in a lawsuit that the California Department of Motor Vehicles violated his first amendment rights by rejecting a personalized license plate he said would celebrate his favorite team, but which the DMV said might be deemed offensive.More >>
  • Thieves return statue, leave flowers and a card

    Thieves return statue, leave flowers and a card

    Monday, April 8 2019 7:01 AM EDT2019-04-08 11:01:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 10 2019 7:51 AM EDT2019-04-10 11:51:53 GMT
    Two thieves who snatched a statue of a lion from outside a home in a Philadelphia suburb had a change of heart after police posted surveillance video of the heist.More >>
    Two thieves who snatched a statue of a lion from outside a home in a Philadelphia suburb had a change of heart after police posted surveillance video of the heist.More >>
  • English-speaking men can face arrest for antics in Poland

    English-speaking men can face arrest for antics in Poland

    Thursday, April 4 2019 9:01 AM EDT2019-04-04 13:01:10 GMT
    Tuesday, April 9 2019 2:03 PM EDT2019-04-09 18:03:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). In this photo taken on Friday March 29, 2019, tourists wearing mankinis travel in a horse cab in Market Square in Krakow, Poland. Police in southern Poland say they are investigating four English-speaking tourists spotted ...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). In this photo taken on Friday March 29, 2019, tourists wearing mankinis travel in a horse cab in Market Square in Krakow, Poland. Police in southern Poland say they are investigating four English-speaking tourists spotted ...
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). In this photo taken on Friday March 29, 2019, tourists wearing mankinis travel in a horse cab in Market Square in Krakow, Poland. Police in southern Poland say they are investigating four English-speaking tourists spotted ...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). In this photo taken on Friday March 29, 2019, tourists wearing mankinis travel in a horse cab in Market Square in Krakow, Poland. Police in southern Poland say they are investigating four English-speaking tourists spotted ...
    Police in southern Poland say they are investigating four English-speaking tourists spotted last week in the historic city of Krakow wearing only mankinis.More >>
    Police in southern Poland say they are investigating four English-speaking tourists spotted last week in the historic city of Krakow wearing only mankinis.More >>
  • Creepy cargo: Philippines seizes 757 tarantulas from Poland

    Creepy cargo: Philippines seizes 757 tarantulas from Poland

    Wednesday, April 3 2019 4:21 AM EDT2019-04-03 08:21:31 GMT
    Monday, April 8 2019 9:42 AM EDT2019-04-08 13:42:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A staff of the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources shows one of the 757 Tarantulas kept inside plastic containers at their office in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Philippin...(AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A staff of the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources shows one of the 757 Tarantulas kept inside plastic containers at their office in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Philippin...
    (AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A staff of the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources shows one of the 757 Tarantulas kept inside plastic containers at their office in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Philippin...(AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A staff of the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources shows one of the 757 Tarantulas kept inside plastic containers at their office in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Philippin...
    Philippine customs officials were astonished when they opened nicely gift-wrapped boxes of cookies and oatmeal flown in all the way from Poland and found a hair-raising contraband: hundreds of live tarantulas.More >>
    Philippine customs officials were astonished when they opened nicely gift-wrapped boxes of cookies and oatmeal flown in all the way from Poland and found a hair-raising contraband: hundreds of live tarantulas.More >>
  • Police: 'Beware of goose!' after campus parking lot attack

    Police: 'Beware of goose!' after campus parking lot attack

    Wednesday, April 3 2019 9:21 AM EDT2019-04-03 13:21:12 GMT
    Monday, April 8 2019 7:01 AM EDT2019-04-08 11:01:58 GMT
    Police at Eastern Michigan University have issued a warning about potentially aggressive geese after one attacked and chased a person at a campus parking lot.More >>
    Police at Eastern Michigan University have issued a warning about potentially aggressive geese after one attacked and chased a person at a campus parking lot.More >>
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