An Amtrak train with almost 200 people aboard hit downed trees during a blizzard and got stranded in the Oregon mountains for a day and a half, but passengers and crew banded together during the ordeal that ended Tuesday.
A mystery man is being hailed as a hero for buying all the cookies some Girl Scouts had for sale, saying he did it so they wouldn’t have to stand outside anymore.
Having a small litter of puppies can sometimes be stressful, but imagine having 19 Great Dane puppies.
A jury in federal court in San Francisco will decide whether Roundup weed killer caused a California man’s cancer in a trial starting Monday that plaintiffs’ attorneys say could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits.
Steven C. Lowe says he has always thought that a 40-foot-tall (12-meter-tall) concrete cross that stands on a large, grassy highway median near his home was odd.
Estonian construction workers got the shock of their lives when they found out the animal they saved from an icy river was not a dog but a wolf.
A huge wooden troll will be reincarnated in a Colorado ski town, although it’s unclear what it will look like or where it will sit.
Tucson Police Department released a whimsical video Feb. 22, 2019 urging residents to be carful driving during a rare snow storm Feb. 22.
A winter storm dumped record-breaking amounts of snow in Arizona, causing problems for some people, but delighting a black dog who romped in the heavy, white snow.
Virgin Galactic says its rocket plane has reached space for a second time in a test flight over California.
A New Mexico woman is on a desperate hunt for her disappearing pet that can’t run fast and can’t be missed — a 100-pound tortoise.
The mayor of Oklahoma City is celebrating the completion of a personal mission: ridding the city’s airport of cow-tipping T-shirts.
Police say a man wearing a gorilla suit broke into a Louisiana home and hid under a mattress before officers arrested him.
Authorities say a Florida man stole collectible coins worth tens of thousands of dollars, then ran them through grocery store change machines that returned just a fraction of their value.
Fido getting too plump? There's an app for that. Ever more complex pet fitness trackers are part of the steadily growing pet product market.
A northern Idaho teen says he made $35,000 in four days by charging as much as $750 an hour to plow during the early-February snowstorms in Seattle.
A North Dakota charity event turned into worldwide inspiration when a 4-year-old boy performed his favorite trampoline act in his wheelchair. Wyatt Burggraff bounces at a gym with programs for kids with disabilities
A young reporter is receiving praise after writing about her encounter with a southern Arizona marshal who allegedly threatened to put her in jail.
News that an upstate New York brewer planned to recreate ale from a bottle salvaged from a 133-year-old shipwreck took the wind out of the sails of a scuba-diving Long Island brewer who has already done it.
Building a snowman isn’t always just a way to while away a long winter. For some people in Russia and Ukraine, it’s a way to possibly earn some significant money.
Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies. That’s the conclusion of scientists from the University of Bristol and the University of California at Davis who dressed horses in ...
Samsung unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a foldable screen in an attempt to break the innovation funk that has beset the smartphone market.
Authorities say an Oklahoma man stole a Pepsi truck as the driver was unloading soda in the back.
At a barbershop tucked away in a Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for the dye to turn his black hair the orange shade of President Donald Trump’s locks.
Firefighters have rescued a very big cat — a mountain lion — from a tree outside a home in the Southern California desert.