Scientists in New Zealand said Wednesday they’ve found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago.
A northern New Mexico man is facing charges after authorities say he broke into a hotel room and took a shower before stealing a television.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts:
Police say they’ve arrested a Florida man who’s accused of threatening his neighbors with nunchucks and bug spray before cutting his own head when he accidently hit himself with the weapon.
Ohio State University wants to trademark the word “The” when used as part of the school’s name on university merchandise.
Snow swamped mountains across the U.S. West last winter, leaving enough to thrill skiers into the summer, swelling rivers and streams when it melted, and largely making wildfire restrictions unnecessary. But the wet weather can be misleading.
How do you create a space conducive to creative thinking?
I have a head of cabbage that’s getting so swollen I know it’s going to split.
An Alabama man who traveled to all 50 states to mow lawns for free says he’s traveling cross-country again to bring together police officers and the community.
A South Carolina personal injury lawyer known for his ads has won an order keeping his son from using their shared name to market a competing law firm.
Police in Virginia say more than 50 television sets have been mysteriously placed on front porches in a neighborhood outside Richmond.
A 25-year-old man found himself back behind bars in Germany after he was accused of stealing sparkling wine the day he was let out of prison.
A black bear broke into a Colorado house over the weekend and left by breaking through a wall “like the Kool-Aid Man.”
Mercury center Brittney Griner will miss the next three games after the WNBA suspended her Tuesday for her role in a fight in the Dallas-Phoenix game over the weekend that resulted in six players getting ejected.
A federal judge has overturned the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of plans for a new copper mine in southeastern Arizona in a decision that comes amid a larger battle across the West over the use of public lands for mining.
Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's thinking about running for Congress in Arizona.
Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair was sentenced on Monday to 3 1/2 years in prison in his New York City gun case.
Gray, rainy skies and a subdued, sparse fan turnout made for a fitting setting Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Steelers returned to practice for the first time since the sudden death of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake.
A Cave Creek woman accused of trying to poison her husband with antifreeze has been convicted of attempted first-degree murder.
Federal authorities pressed on Tuesday with their investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's jailhouse suicide amid mounting evidence the chronically understaffed lockup may have bungled its responsibility to keep him from harming himself.
A fugitive in Germany has been nabbed thanks to the help of angry wasps.
The apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein has brought new scrutiny to a federal jail in New York that, despite chronic understaffing, houses some of the highest-security inmates in the country.
A day care center where children could stay overnight as their parents worked was ravaged Sunday by a fire that killed five and sent the owner to the hospital, authorities said.
An Ohio judge has told a man who threw an iguana at a restaurant manager that he’s not allowed to brag about the crime.
A New Jersey house whose current owners were scared off the property by a series of threatening letters has sold for $400,000 less than the owners paid.
Carlos Santana hit a grand slam in the 10th inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Sunday to win the four-game series and forge another tie for the AL Central lead.
Darryl Drake, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers who spent more than 30 years molding players at the position at the college and professional level, has died. He was 62.
Arizona Cardinals executive Ron Minegar has been arrested on suspicion of DUI.
Pinal County authorities want to prepare inmates with skills to help them have a successful future once they get out of jail.
Authorities say a 56-year-old Florida man took his golf cart on a wild ride through a Walmart store, terrorizing shoppers and ignoring deputies’ orders to stop before crashing into a cash register.
Authorities say a 55-year-old Florida man pulled a gun on a late-arriving furniture delivery team, saying he’s “shot people for less.”
Brittney Griner and five other players were ejected after a fight broke out midway through the fourth quarter of Dallas’ 80-77 win over Phoenix on Saturday night.
Stocks stumbled Friday as worries flared yet again that President Donald Trump’s trade war with China may be worsening.
Walmart has ordered workers to remove video game signs and displays that depict violence from stores nationwide after 22 people died in a shooting at one of its Texas stores.
The Arizona Cardinals have released defensive end Darius Philon, a day after Maricopa County jail records indicate he was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly instrument.
Teenager Bianca Andreescu advanced to the Rogers Cup title match with a 6-4, 7-6 (5) victory over Sofia Kenin on Saturday, becoming the first Canadian in 50 years to make the women's final.
Officials at the Bronx Zoo say a 3 1/2-foot-long mangrove snake has gone missing, but say there’s no threat to visitors.
Dozens of ducklings have made a bid to create the world’s cutest traffic jam in a Maine city.
A Spanish nature conservation center says that the first baby lynx has been born in the Pyrenees in nearly a century.
Gio Urshela hit two home runs for the second straight game and the New York Yankees outslugged rookie Bo Bichette and the Toronto Blue Jays 12-6 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best nine games.
A nearly toothless South Florida woman says she bit a man who forced his way into her apartment.
The film adaptation of "The Art of Racing in the Rain," in theaters Friday, seems to have been designed by an algorithm to maximize appeal for a certain demographic of women around 30 and older.
A warm, cozy rug can make a room look and feel more appealing on even the chilliest fall night.