Pacific cruise liner brawl sends guests fleeing to cabins 2018-02-22T12:04:14Z 2018-02-18T05:10:21Z 2018-02-22T12:04:12Z A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom locked themselves in cabins to escape days of violence. Yuck: Bank staff sick of hawk scarfing pigeons at their door 2018-02-22T12:04:13Z 2018-02-21T18:13:53Z 2018-02-22T12:04:11Z The feeding habits of a Cooper's hawk may fascinate birdwatchers, but employees of an upstate New York bank are fed up with the feathery remnants of slaughtered pigeons at their doorstep.
APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photo 2018-02-22T12:04:11Z 2018-02-20T23:12:33Z 2018-02-22T12:04:11Z APNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issues report illustrating state's booming growth with 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa. Sleepwalking student causes school to cancel classes 2018-02-22T12:04:08Z 2018-02-22T12:03:57Z 2018-02-22T12:04:08Z Pennsylvania middle school cancels classes after a sleepwalking student was found inside the building. Nothing to see here! Police clear T-Rex walking student 2018-02-22T12:04:07Z 2018-02-21T12:53:19Z 2018-02-22T12:04:07Z Police in a Philadelphia suburb received an unusual report about a dinosaur on the loose. Massachusetts transit bosses under fire for $100K bathroom 2018-02-22T12:04:06Z 2018-02-21T16:23:27Z 2018-02-22T12:04:06Z Massachusetts transportation officials are under fire for authorizing a no-bid contract for a tiny, $100,000 bathroom inside a state office building. Tar cakes tires, slows commute on New Jersey highway 2018-02-22T12:04:05Z 2018-02-20T15:42:14Z 2018-02-22T12:04:04Z It was a sticky commute on a New Jersey interstate after tar coated the highway. Runaway cow defends its freedom in Poland 2018-02-22T12:04:04Z 2018-02-21T14:23:36Z 2018-02-22T12:04:03Z A local governor in Poland says a cow that escaped while being taken to a slaughterhouse is still avoiding capture even though the order to kill it has been canceled. Washington snipped here? College says it found prez's hair 2018-02-22T12:04:03Z 2018-02-18T14:30:34Z 2018-02-22T12:04:02Z Washington snipped here? New York college says it has discovered a lock of George Washington's hair pressed in the pages of an old book. Got skunks in your home? Don't use a smoke bomb 2018-02-22T12:04:01Z 2018-02-21T17:23:27Z 2018-02-22T12:04:00Z Authorities: Man burns down home trying to use smoke bomb to rid a crawlspace of skunks. German police rescue men tangled up with mannequin, toy car 2018-02-21T18:20:05Z 2018-02-17T14:31:31Z 2018-02-21T18:20:05Z Police in western Germany have freed two men who became entangled with a mannequin and a large, remote controlled car. Lobster emoji gets 2 more legs following design complaints 2018-02-21T17:25:11Z 2018-02-20T12:02:26Z 2018-02-21T17:24:33Z After an outcry, the organization that controls the release of emojis has added two more legs to the forthcoming lobster emoji to make it correct. 11-year-old Pennsylvania Boy Scout called for jury duty 2018-02-21T16:29:26Z 2018-02-20T11:31:53Z 2018-02-21T16:29:04Z One Pennsylvania resident has been called to perform his civic duty a few years earlier than expected. Police: Man's target practice leaves bulletholes in walls 2018-02-21T14:27:38Z 2018-02-20T22:32:04Z 2018-02-21T14:26:13Z Authorities say a Florida man who was taking target practice in his home was arrested after bullets went through the wall and into his neighbors' apartment. NYC still waiting to fill new 'night mayor' position 2018-02-21T14:11:36Z 2018-02-20T11:31:49Z 2018-02-21T14:11:21Z New York City is still waiting to see who will become its first ever 'night mayor'. Hundreds of KFC outlets in UK closed amid chicken shortage 2018-02-21T00:12:26Z 2018-02-20T16:11:56Z 2018-02-21T00:12:23Z Chicken is still as scarce as hen's teeth at KFC's British outlets. Skier lost in New York doesn't know how he got to California 2018-02-20T22:35:44Z 2018-02-14T19:25:15Z 2018-02-20T22:34:14Z It's still not clear how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked massive search on a snowy Adirondack mountainside showed up a week later in California, confused and in ski clothes.
Love on the rocks: Penguins celebrating Valentine's Day 2018-02-20T16:16:16Z 2018-02-14T13:09:16Z 2018-02-20T16:15:57Z Penguins at a San Francisco aquarium are celebrating Valentine's Day with big red hearts to attract potential mates. Feathers fly as chicken shortage shuts KFCs across Britain 2018-02-20T15:55:11Z 2018-02-19T15:51:19Z 2018-02-20T15:54:58Z Fast-food chain KFC has been forced to close most of its 900 outlets in Britain and Ireland because of a shortage of chicken The company is blaming "teething problems" with its new delivery partner, DHL. Is Maryland ready to rid 'Northern scum' from state song? 2018-02-20T12:08:24Z 2018-02-16T17:37:44Z 2018-02-20T12:08:24Z Some Maryland lawmakers think the time is right to finally wipe "Northern scum," and other sensitive pre-Civil War phrases out of the official state song. Dozen day care workers say parent's cookies made them high 2018-02-20T11:35:44Z 2018-02-16T18:28:42Z 2018-02-20T11:35:44Z The director of a Maine day care says about dozen staff members reported feeling high after eating cookies dropped off by a parent as a Valentine's Day treat. 'Unseen' museum exhibit to depict glow-in-the-dark creatures 2018-02-20T11:35:40Z 2018-02-15T19:46:11Z 2018-02-20T11:35:39Z Feel as though you're in the dark when it comes to the underwater world? New York's American Museum of Natural History working on floor-to-ceiling installation depicting species that glow. San Francisco firefighters rescue 2 dogs from cliff 2018-02-19T18:15:48Z 2018-02-16T20:57:49Z 2018-02-19T18:15:44Z It's usually cats in trees that need a firefighter's help but not Friday, when two dogs were rescued by San Francisco firefighters after sliding halfway down a cliff. NYC woman stood up by mystery man described in huge mural 2018-02-18T06:56:21Z 2018-02-15T13:22:34Z 2018-02-18T06:56:21Z It wasn't meant to be for a New York City woman seeking a mystery missed connection via a 20-foot mural asking him to meet her on Valentine's Day. 100 pizzas and counting: German police probe pizza stalker 2018-02-17T14:43:59Z 2018-02-14T16:35:02Z 2018-02-17T14:43:50Z German police are investigating a case of severe pizza stalking in the western town of Dortmund.
Simple sketch helps police ID market theft suspect 2018-02-16T23:33:47Z 2018-02-09T20:42:12Z 2018-02-16T23:33:44Z Police say an extremely simple sketch helped investigators identify a suspect in a theft from a Pennsylvania farmers market. Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up 2018-02-16T19:06:30Z 2018-02-12T12:23:43Z 2018-02-16T19:05:44Z Ohio woman reunites with her wedding dress 32 years after a dry cleaner mix-up.
After elk crashes copter, some question wildlife chopper use 2018-02-16T19:04:53Z 2018-02-14T23:08:48Z 2018-02-16T19:03:03Z The case of an elk that died after it leaped in the air and brought down a low-flying research helicopter is highlighting the use of aircraft in wildlife monitoring. Police pursuit of stolen Ohio school bus hits 100 mph 2018-02-16T17:46:38Z 2018-02-14T14:15:22Z 2018-02-16T17:46:38Z Authorities say speeds hit 100 mph during a police pursuit of a stolen school bus in southwest Ohio. Dog in the race? Pooch barred from race for Kansas governor 2018-02-16T13:27:15Z 2018-02-13T13:57:04Z 2018-02-16T13:27:07Z Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog's campaign for governor. Pennsylvania man the 7th teen to enter Kansas governor race 2018-02-15T19:50:31Z 2018-02-15T16:56:04Z 2018-02-15T19:50:24Z The field of teenage candidates running for Kansas governor has grown to seven, and the latest contender isn't even from the state.
Huge sinkhole on Rome street swallows half-dozen cars 2018-02-15T19:50:26Z 2018-02-15T19:38:51Z 2018-02-15T19:50:17Z Prosecutors have opened an investigation into a 10-meter (30-foot) -wide sinkhole that swallowed up a half-dozen cars on a residential street in Rome. Derailed locomotive left to run for a week in Adirondacks 2018-02-15T15:12:26Z 2018-02-13T16:44:59Z 2018-02-15T15:11:48Z Railway workers in the Adirondacks have been trying to move a derailed locomotive that has been left running for a week. Leaping elk crashes low-flying research helicopter in Utah 2018-02-14T22:42:36Z 2018-02-13T22:05:23Z 2018-02-14T22:42:36Z Authorities say a leaping elk brought down a research helicopter trying to capture the animal in the mountains of eastern Utah. Deja vu: Convicted fraudster pleads in $340K 'psychic' case 2018-02-14T22:24:45Z 2018-02-13T13:14:25Z 2018-02-14T22:24:45Z A Maryland woman who claims to be a psychic has been convicted of scamming people out $340,000. Pair lasts 5½ hours outside in cold to alert pet owners 2018-02-14T18:42:44Z 2018-02-13T14:34:27Z 2018-02-14T18:42:44Z Two people in New Hampshire say they lasted 5 ½ hours outside in the cold overnight before their feet went numb to make a point to pet owners who leave their animals out on cold winter nights. Rampaging bull leads to high school lockdown in Idaho 2018-02-14T17:11:33Z 2018-02-14T16:44:55Z 2018-02-14T17:11:28Z A high school in southeast Idaho was placed on lockdown after a bull escaped an auction yard and stormed by campus. Dozens of nude models brave cold, rain for Polar Bear Paint 2018-02-14T14:21:11Z 2018-02-11T22:43:29Z 2018-02-14T14:21:11Z Dozens of body-painted models brave cold, rain to pose for photos in New York City streets as part of Polar Bear Paint, nude spin on traditional polar bear plunges that see people in swimsuits dive into frigid waters to celebrate New Year. Man punches and kicks 150-pound bear who attacked his puppy 2018-02-14T13:09:49Z 2018-02-10T13:02:55Z 2018-02-14T13:09:46Z A Maine man says he punched and kicked a 150-pound bear who had attacked his puppy in the woods. Vacancy sign flashes at Florida jail dubbed 'Green Roof Inn' 2018-02-14T13:09:45Z 2018-02-09T14:14:19Z 2018-02-14T13:09:43Z A neon sign at a Florida jail indicates there are vacant rooms, but this is one place you don't want to stay. New Jersey capital to use lasers, audio to get rid of crows 2018-02-14T13:09:38Z 2018-02-12T16:05:41Z 2018-02-14T13:09:34Z New Jersey's capital city is taking a high-tech approach to rid the city of an estimated 30,000 crows that are waking up residents and leaving a pile of droppings behind.
Family who buried wrong man sues California county 2018-02-14T04:41:02Z 2018-02-14T02:38:18Z 2018-02-14T04:41:02Z Relatives who thought they had buried their loved one only to find out he was alive 11 days after his funeral are now suing the California county responsible for what they say started as a mix-up but became a cover-up. Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate's parents donate to his rival 2018-02-13T16:55:46Z 2018-02-13T16:34:28Z 2018-02-13T16:55:41Z The parents of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson have donated the maximum amount to the campaign of their son's Democratic rival, Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Police: 'Obit bandit' targets homes of mourners at funerals 2018-02-13T15:50:07Z 2018-02-12T16:33:45Z 2018-02-13T15:50:06Z Police arrest man who they say broke into people's homes in Massachusetts while they attended wakes or funeral services.
Dog's tale has happy end, as Rapunzel the runaway resurfaces 2018-02-13T14:49:45Z 2018-02-13T13:18:58Z 2018-02-13T14:49:42Z A German Shepherd dog called Rapunzel that went missing from Germany six months ago has resurfaced _ more than 300 kilometers (180 miles) away in Switzerland.
Massachusetts' high court: Do you know this justice? 2018-02-13T13:20:32Z 2018-02-08T15:45:59Z 2018-02-13T13:19:05Z The highest court in Massachusetts is turning to the public to solve a judicial mystery. Romanian study: Half-day old snow is safe to eat 2018-02-13T13:20:19Z 2018-02-08T17:11:16Z 2018-02-13T13:20:19Z A Romanian university has published the results of a study on how safe it is to eat snow. Valentine condom campaign urges lovers to think of animals 2018-02-13T13:01:00Z 2018-02-09T16:01:50Z 2018-02-13T13:01:00Z An environmental group wants couples to think of wild animals before acting like them this Valentine's Day.
Japan public grade school under fire over Armani uniform 2018-02-12T16:05:49Z 2018-02-09T08:41:40Z 2018-02-12T16:05:49Z A Tokyo public school has adopted Giorgio Armani uniforms for students, triggering criticism in a country where hefty school tuition is already burdening young parents. Fans return Eagles CB Sidney Jones' lost cellphone 2018-02-12T15:34:53Z 2018-02-09T12:02:13Z 2018-02-12T15:34:53Z Fans help return Philadelphia Eagles rookie cornerback Sidney Jones' lost cellphone during the team's Super Bowl victory parade _ but not before taking a selfie. Give me a toy: Florida boy gets trapped in vending machine 2018-02-11T23:15:39Z 2018-02-08T14:51:12Z 2018-02-11T23:15:39Z When a Florida boy wanted a stuffed toy, he crawled inside a claw-style vending machine in the play area of a restaurant to fetch one. Professor replaced after insisting Australia isn't a country 2018-02-11T22:55:29Z 2018-02-10T14:12:28Z 2018-02-11T22:55:28Z An online adjunct professor incorrectly told a student that Australia isn't a country and gave her a failing grade, prompting Southern New Hampshire University to replace the instructor. Drivers, and Oxford comma, come up big in lawsuit settlement 2018-02-10T13:07:24Z 2018-02-08T20:21:36Z 2018-02-10T13:07:11Z A Maine dairy company has settled a lawsuit over an overtime dispute that was the subject of a ruling that hinged on the use of the Oxford comma. Danish volunteer finds $8,284 in charity shop coat pocket 2018-02-10T13:07:15Z 2018-02-08T15:43:12Z 2018-02-10T13:06:56Z A Danish volunteer in a secondhand charity shop has found nearly 50,000 kroner ($8,284) in the pocket of a coat he was preparing to put on sale. Stranger accused of spanking man's son in Georgia store 2018-02-09T20:46:11Z 2018-02-09T18:24:54Z 2018-02-09T20:46:10Z Police say a stranger spanked a man's 2-year-old son at a grocery store in Georgia when the toddler kept asking his dad for a candy bar. Woman says store-bought lettuce had a 3-inch lizard in it 2018-02-09T18:04:43Z 2018-02-06T16:49:42Z 2018-02-09T18:04:26Z Maine woman who prepared a salad says she realized after a couple of bites her fork was stuck in a 3-inch lizard, minus the tail. Missouri woman finds neighbor's dog riding pony 2018-02-09T14:26:49Z 2018-02-06T18:37:26Z 2018-02-09T14:26:46Z A dog riding a one-eyed pony into the night is a surely a spectacle that needs video proof, and a Missouri woman made sure to get exactly that. Paper Tiger: UK police end up in standoff with stuffed toy 2018-02-09T13:34:30Z 2018-02-07T14:10:04Z 2018-02-09T13:34:19Z Police in Scotland were called by a farmer who thought a big cat had invaded his cow shed. They ended up in a 45-minute standoff with a large stuffed tiger. Couple inundated with mystery packages wants it to stop 2018-02-09T11:06:11Z 2018-02-07T16:35:16Z 2018-02-09T11:06:00Z A Massachusetts couple says it was fun at first when they started receiving free mystery packages from Amazon that they hadn't ordered, but now they want it to stop. Charges dropped against woman who scared carriage horses 2018-02-08T20:25:27Z 2018-02-07T18:20:58Z 2018-02-08T20:25:24Z Prosecutors in South Carolina have dropped charges against a woman who had been accused of dressing up as a dinosaur and scaring two carriage horses in Charleston. Alaska robbery suspect buries coat but gets caught cold 2018-02-08T20:15:39Z 2018-02-07T17:40:10Z 2018-02-08T20:15:32Z Police in Alaska's largest city say a man robbed a fast food restaurant and attempted a get-away by burying his coat in fresh snow. Naked airline passenger taken for psychiatric examination 2018-02-08T19:35:39Z 2018-02-08T01:00:56Z 2018-02-08T19:35:14Z An Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle was forced to return to Anchorage early Wednesday after a passenger locked himself in the bathroom, took off all his clothes, and refused to follow crew instructions. No fire, just furry: Teen makes false 911 call for stuck cat 2018-02-08T15:54:29Z 2018-02-07T13:32:21Z 2018-02-08T15:54:23Z Authorities say a Tennessee teen whose cat was stuck in a tree falsely reported a fire to attract help. Mexico: Someone tried to mail a tiger cub 2018-02-08T14:54:11Z 2018-02-07T18:13:26Z 2018-02-08T14:53:57Z Mexican inspectors say someone tried to mail a tiger cub. Michigan family with 13 sons expecting next child in April 2018-02-08T12:34:13Z 2018-02-05T17:16:45Z 2018-02-08T12:34:08Z A Michigan couple with 13 sons is expecting a 14th child in April but waiting until birth to learn the sex.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some