A historic Milwaukee bowling alley and bar almost went without the appropriate support after a city inspector decided dozens of bras hanging from its ceiling were a fire hazard.
A painting of actress Bea Arthur topless has sold for $1.9 million at a New York City auction.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials say 18-year-old Braxton Bielski bagged the record gator last week at Choke Canyon State Park, about 90 miles south of San Antonio.
First milk, butter, coffee and cornmeal ran short. Now Venezuela is running out of the most basic of necessities - toilet paper.
Feminist protesters burned a doll on a cross and left-wing demonstrators shouted "pink stinks" at the Berlin opening of a life-sized Barbie house Thursday.
A Kennewick woman whose car was stolen from her apartment complex saw the stolen SUV hours later - in the drive-thru of the McDonald's restaurant where she works.
A deer has taken a ride on a western Pennsylvania bus.
A chef in Connecticut is looking forward to the upcoming cicada invasion, and the chance to try out a few recipes for the insects.
The city of Keene, N.H., has sued a group that feeds change into parking meters that are about to expire, saying members are harassing enforcement officers.
An Arizona State University student who passed out and was left in a wheelchair in a hospital lobby with a Post-it note to tell doctors that he had participated in a drinking competition apparently put back about 20 shots of tequila.
Authorities in Kentucky have charged a man who officers say had an overnight feast in a closed supermarket outside Louisville.
Authorities say a New York police officer who went after a cat stuck in a tree got caught himself and needed a little help getting back down to the ground.
British business magnate Richard Branson has lost his latest job because of orange juice.
Commander Chris Hadfield's video dispatches from the International Space Station have captured the hearts of space nerds (and regular people) worldwide, as he's explained how even basic tasks like dental care function without gravity. But it's his most recent video, where the Canadian musician and explorer performed a classic hit by David Bowie, that has drawn attention to his array of talents and generally friendly nature.
The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects.
The authors behind a fresh round of parenting books love their munchkins, to be sure, but there's something about the scorched earth narrative that sells memoirish parenting books these days.