News  /  Features  /  Odds & Ends  / 

Most Recent

Dad who placed ad for a wife for his son in SLC gets 12 prospects

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 6:06pm

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries.

Outdoor glass slide opens atop LA skyscraper

Sonya Hamasaki, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 11:15am

Never mind taking the elevator if you're at the top of the colossal U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles -- at least for part of the way down.

After ad, dad interviews potential wives for 48-year-old son from SLC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 4:46pm

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman is setting up interviews for women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son, nearly a week after taking out a newspaper ad announcing the search.

Court bites back, exonerates Michigan TV vet who saved dog

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 3:50pm

A Boston terrier named Mr. Pigglesworth is as frisky as ever — and the Michigan veterinarian who saved the dog's life on a reality TV show has been cleared of misconduct.

Quiz: Can you name these cities' nicknames?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 10:00am

Almost every major city has a nickname. Some of them are pretty obvious, like Los Angeles, “The City of Angels.” In this quiz, your knowledge on U.S. city nicknames will be tested. Some should be familiar, while others may a bit tougher.

Texas woman has foreign accent syndrome after jaw surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 8:20am

A Houston-area woman's accent sounds completely different since she underwent jaw surgery in December, and doctors say she might have a neurological condition called foreign accent syndrome.

At New Jersey beach town, king and queen of marbles crowned

Natalie Pompilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 8:22pm

Louie Lee proved himself the current dominant male player in his sport, crushing his opponent in a national championship match Thursday in New Jersey.

Hot enough for you? Looking back at Utah’s hottest recorded temperatures

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 8:07pm

Summer is already off to a hot start with temperatures across Utah well above 90 degrees and even nearing 110 degrees in southern Utah, but it’s not nearly as bad as the Utah record book.

Video shows bizarre kitten rescue in Lindon

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 5:58pm

The old saying goes that curiosity killed the cat, and based on a new YouTube video, that very well may have happened to a local kitten if a Lehi resident hadn’t intervened.

Blue or green? U.K. split over swatch's color

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 11:00am

A survey from a Scottish eye care company could be sparking a controversy similar to last year's debate over the color of a dress.

German court restarts trial after judge repeatedly nods off

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:20am

A German court had to restart the trial of two men suspected of robbing a grocery store because a judge kept nodding off during the proceedings.

Blind dog with oozing sore wins World's Ugliest Dog contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 1:11pm

A 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog and an oozing sore is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest.

Texas city council votes to oust library cat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:11pm

A North Texas city council has started a cat fight by voting to oust the furry mascot of the city's public library.

Stop hanging up on governor, Pennsylvania employees are told

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 12:21pm

The Pennsylvania governor's personal touch doesn't always get him very far.

Eatery has duck on menu and ducklings jumping off its roof

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 9:30am

One New Jersey restaurant has duck on its menu and ducklings jumping off its roof.

Zombie dog? Coyote? Mystery animal seen in cemetery

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 11:11am

Police in New Hampshire say a macabre mammal spotted in a town cemetery is likely a mangy fox — not a "zombie dog" or mythical beast as some have speculated.

German man recovers buried treasure lost in floods

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 8:00am

German authorities say an elderly man in Bavaria has recovered his fortune, which he'd hidden at home for safety only to have recent floods make the building uninhabitable.

Gator captured on Georgia beach killed; head to be mounted

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 12:01pm

The trapper who captured an alligator seen swimming in the Atlantic Ocean a few yards off a Georgia beach says the reptile has been killed and its head will be mounted.

Bear that walks like a human re-emerges in New Jersey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 10:31am

A New Jersey black bear that walks upright on its two hind legs and has become a social media darling has re-emerged and has been captured on video months after its last sighting.