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With help from goat, wily Clydesdale goes on lam for 5 days

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:11pm

A dwarf billy goat gave new meaning to the word "scapegoat" when he busted out a surprisingly slippery Clydesdale that went on the lam in California for several days.

Apartment complex warns residents about clown trying to lure kids into woods

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:46am

It's like a scene straight out of Stephen King's "It." Young kids. A creepy clown. And everybody's freaking out.

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 8:11am

More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway.

Behemoth bike: German eyes world record for heavy pedaling

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 7:11am

Using giant tires from an industrial fertilizer spreader and scrap steel, a German man has built a bicycle weighing 940 kilograms (2,072 pounds) that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world's heaviest rideable bike.

Owner: Pig found after 6 weeks in 'pretty good' condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:10am

The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in "pretty good" condition after being missing for six weeks.

Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:30am

Some mistakes are never too late to fix.

Ultra-marathon runner reunited with missing stray dog

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:31am

An ultra-marathon runner has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through part of a grueling desert race in China and then went missing.

Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:21pm

A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners.

This photo of a couple saying goodbye is breaking hearts

Jamie K. White, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:28am

A photo posted online showing an elderly couple holding hands and crying has been shared thousands of times on Facebook.

Quiz: Can you pass a 5th grade math exam?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:00am

In recognition of back-to-school season, in this quiz, you’ll go back to school — 5th grade, to be exact — and test your math knowledge. These questions are grade-school level, but they are by no means easy.

Florida man survives lightning strike, spider, snake bites

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:33am

Kyle Cook can't decide whether he's really unlucky or incredibly fortunate.

For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed

Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:50am

A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, but he didn't know it.

Police: Driver playing 'Pokemon Go' hits parked cruiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:10am

New Jersey police say a driver playing "Pokemon Go" on his cellphone crashed his SUV into a parked police cruiser.

Woman admits crickets, worms spilling on subway was a stunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:30pm

A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank.

UK broadcaster shuts down for hour, asks viewers to exercise

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:50am

One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise.

Ultra-marathon runner reunited with missing stray dog

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:00am

An ultra-marathon runner has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through part of a grueling desert race in China and then went missing.

Handsome cop upstages rock stars in Northern Ireland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:21am

Fans in Northern Ireland are keenly awaiting a Belfast music festival featuring Avicii and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. But the build up to Friday's event has been dominated by a policeman offering safety advice for the event.

GPS device in stolen cigarette box leads to arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:00am

A GPS device inside a stolen carton of cigarettes led to the arrest of two robbery suspects in Maryland.

Shirtless suspect catches ride on Florida school bus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

Deputies in Florida arrested a shirtless 27-year-old burglary suspect after they say he caught a ride on a school bus.

Woman drives through store after refused gift card purchases

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:00am

Employees of an Oregon grocery store are cleaning up after a police say a woman drove her SUV into the store and down the aisles.