Almost three weeks after its birth at the Dallas Zoo, a baby hippo and its mother will make their public debut together for the first time on Saturday.
New York would be the first state in the U.S. to ban the declawing of cats under legislation approved by lawmakers at the request of cat owners, animal welfare advocates and many veterinarians who call the procedure cruel and needless.
A pod of dolphins made an unexpected visit to a surfing class Thursday and the moment was captured on video.
A towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning, injuring five people, officials said. The collision sparked new calls for placing restrictions on cruise ships in the famed city.
Stop right here, "Jeopardy!" fans who want to keep some mystery in their lives.
U.S. Air Force officials say their pilots did not intentionally draw male anatomy with aircraft contrails in the skies above the Phoenix area.
Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in a crawling race as their parents, grandparents and onlookers cheered the spectacle.
A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says he didn’t mean to use someone else’s work.
A Seattle man took exception to a car-share vehicle that was parked without permission at his duplex. So he built a fence around it.
Authorities say an 11-foot (3.4-meter) alligator busted through a kitchen window and broke several bottles of red wine in a Florida home before it was captured.
Police in western Germany say divine intervention saved a speeding driver from getting a ticket, after a pigeon photobombed a traffic enforcement camera at just the right moment.
Volunteers jumped off a platform hanging from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday for a thrilling ride down a 2,600 foot zipline.
Why didn't the beaver cross the road? We will probably never know, but it was caught on camera recently by police in Anchorage, Alaska.
Authorities say a ball python slithered out of a toilet and bit a South Florida man on the arm.
This year the government of Nepal issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the world's highest peak that likely contributed to the greatest death toll in four years.
Republicans have forced a clerk in the Oregon Legislature to read aloud every word in nearly every piece of legislation, giving granular details about farm loans, motor vehicle taxes and other government minutiae as the minority party uses the stalling tactic to try to gain leverage.
Count the late conductor Arthur Fiedler among the Boston Bruins' fans as they skate into the Stanley Cup Final.
Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria’s vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he’s ashamed of his behavior.
The birth of 18 baby green anacondas to a mother who has spent her entire life in an all-female exhibit has both surprised and taught a new lesson to those working at Boston's New England Aquarium.
Traffic was disrupted in a Washington state city when boxes holding thousands of bees fell off a truck.
Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry.