Parents in the Mexican state of Sonora will no longer be allowed to name their children "Facebook," ''Panties" or 59 other now banned given names.
A German zoo says it's sending a monkey Casanova to the Czech Republic because he's produced so many offspring that he may soon start having children with his own relatives.
Get ready for bacon like you've never eaten, drunk or worn it before.
An error at northern Illinois gas station caused pumps to sell fuel for a penny a gallon.
It's a caffeine-charged Hollywood whodunit: Just whose bright idea was the "Dumb Starbucks" coffee shop that popped up and started serving free drinks from the corner of an otherwise uncelebrated strip mall.
Some Central Michigan University students are getting schooled in the undead this semester, thanks to a religion course that's exploring apocalyptic themes in biblical texts, literature and pop culture.
With temperatures rising on the Black Sea coast, the Sochi Olympics are starting to feel more like the Summer Games.
A border collie named Kelso rocketed to a win in the Westminster Kennel Club's new agility competition Saturday night, while a husky mix called Roo! ran away with the recognition afforded to mixed-breed dogs at the nation's premier show for the first time since the 1800s.
Hundreds of dogs are running, leaping, weaving and breaking new ground at the Westminster Kennel Club show's first agility competition.
Smoke and mirrors? Russian state television aired footage Friday of five floating snowflakes turning into the Olympic rings and bursting into pyrotechnics at the Sochi Games opening ceremony. Problem is, that didn't happen.
Locked in a bathroom inside the athlete's village, U.S. Olympic bobsledder Johnny Quinn knew only one way to get out.
It was April 1956, and the No. 1 song was Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel." At the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Cape Cod, scientist Dean Bumpus was busy releasing glass bottles into the Atlantic Ocean as part of his work to track currents.
A Japanese zoo staged an emergency drill on Thursday, simulating a scenario in which the zoo's gorillas escape following an earthquake.
One by one, the bushy-tailed residents of Moscow's parks have been disappearing. The problem: Russians have gone nuts for pet squirrels.
A remarkably lifelike sculpture of a man sleepwalking in nothing but his underpants has made some Wellesley College students a bit uncomfortable, but the president of the prestigious women's school says that's all part of the intellectual process.