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Orangutan bites zoo volunteer, detaches her thumb

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:49am

A zoo in Ohio says one of its volunteer's thumbs became detached when an orangutan reached through a barrier and bit her arm.

Giant ice disk equipped with webcam after surviving storm

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:57am

Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame survived the weekend winter weather that pummeled New England and now has its own webcam.

Provo restaurant serves up pizzas while making matches

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:18pm

The Brick Oven restaurant in Provo has provided jobs for students for generations, and some say that job has proved to be the most important one they've ever had.

Half ton of fun: Cincinnati Zoo's Fiona turning 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:53am

Now a half ton of fun, the Cincinnati Zoo's famed prematurely born hippo will soon turn 2 years old.

Have You Seen This? Boy’s adorable take on one-man a cappella

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 19th - 5:22pm

His humor and sweetness will charm your socks off.

Another ice disk grabs attention in Maine

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:53am

The massive ice disk that formed on a Maine river has a baby brother.

Giant rotating ice disk stops moving

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:39am

Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame seems to have met its end.

Silicon Valley landlord rents $1,500 studio to 2 cats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 1:43pm

Two cats are living large at a $1,500-a-month studio apartment their owner rents for them in Silicon Valley, where a housing shortage has sent rents skyrocketing.

Chocolate spill creates sweet hot mess on Arizona highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 11:52am

Authorities in northern Arizona had a sweet hot mess on their hands after a tank trucker's trailer detached from the truck and rolled on its side on slick pavement, spilling a river of liquid chocolate onto westbound lanes of Interstate 40.

Giant rotating ice disk draws attention, visitors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:08am

Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river.

Rodeo Alaska cow evades capture wandering Anchorage trails

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 8:18am

A rodeo cow named Betsy has evaded capture for six months as she wanders the trails of Alaska's biggest city, the cow's owner said.

Coyote in the bathroom! Critter runs into convention center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 1:51pm

A coyote sprinted past a security checkpoint and into a Nashville convention center where a boat show was packing up Sunday night.

Parrot rescued after nearly 3 nights in storm drain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:56am

An African Grey parrot is home after being trapped for nearly three nights in a storm drain in Los Angeles.

9 brains, 3 hearts: Some wild facts about octopuses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 3:45am

Mythology and superstition have portrayed octopuses as alien beings or evil creatures dwelling in the terrifying dark depths of oceans.

Restaurant sign approved after concerns it was offensive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:48pm

Officials in a New Hampshire city have approved a restaurant sign that initially was removed over concerns that it sounded like profanity.

Cat rescued after sliding down dam's spillway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:37am

A wayward cat is safe after it was rescued from a dam in Indiana.

Police seek volunteers to get drunk for them; many respond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:33pm

A Pennsylvania police department's request for volunteers to get drunk for law and order purposes generated a predictably enthusiastic response.

Email prompts man to attend stranger's bachelor party

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:49pm

An email about a bachelor party sent to the wrong person has led to an Arizona man taking a trip to a Vermont ski resort to attend the party of someone he doesn't know this weekend.

Michael Flynn, Sean Spicer become neighbors in Rhode Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 3:36pm

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has bought a house in Rhode Island, and his new neighbor is a familiar face from their days together in the Trump administration: former national security adviser Michael Flynn.