The winner of the Funniest Person in the World competition is a brown-haired, slightly rotund stand-up comic from Finland who boasts he has hit on the perfect solution to the planet's international monetary woes.
A portion of a Columbian mammoth skull and tusks have been uncovered in southeastern Idaho, and experts say a rare entire skeleton might be buried there.
A horse in suburban Phoenix needed rescuing after it led itself to water and did more than just drink.
A Minnesota startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold.
Police in Northern California say a man robbed a gas station only to return hours later to give the money back and apologize.
A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box.
Enter the work of Florida-based photographer Adam Opris - who has taken the expectant portrait to another level with his series of stunning and ethereal underwater shoots.
A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract.
A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang. His father's ashes, anyway.
Some shoppers at an Oregon drug store got a surprise when they saw a bear cub scurrying down the aisles.
One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale.
A New Mexico man says he made an error while paying his electric bill that led him to overpay by thousands of dollars.
The city of Pittsburgh has "won" Gawker.com's ugliest accent tournament, besting the other finalist — Scranton — in a reader's poll with more than 54 percent of the vote.
One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell.