Emergency personnel and a bomb disposal expert have determined that a suspicious "banana" hanging in a pine tree in Nebraska is simply a harmless geocache.
A 75-year-old man helped in the arrest of a shoplifting suspect at a Pennsylvania mall by tackling him and threatening to break his arm if he tried to escape.
A Brazilian news report says an underwire bra saved a woman's life after she was struck near the heart by a stray bullet.
A Pennsylvania police chief says officers found a man trying to flee assault charges because he posted a selfie on Facebook while sitting on a Greyhound bus out of town.
Sharon Bowen thought her late husband was a bit crazy for buying a scrapbook filled with black and white photos of Cleveland ballplayers from the early 1900s — but not anymore. It turns out that book held what may be the only autographed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson, the Holy Grail of baseball signatures.
This Valentine's Day, name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after your ex — or mother-in-law — or a loved one who's an incredibly good sport.
Medo is in trouble for doing what all dogs do: barking.
Firefighters in Northern California rescued a horse that got stuck in an outdoor bathtub.
A Florida woman who delivered a 14.1-pound baby says she didn't know she was pregnant until her third trimester.
A speedy, two-legged male Chihuahua without a tag, microchip or home was picked up in Southern California this week.
A Portland woman says she was grossed out when a seam on her 3-year-old daughter's stuffed toy split open, exposing an infestation of bugs inside.
An Australian woman won the annual race up the Empire State Building's stairs for the sixth time, a record for the women's event.
Pope Francis has made a confession of sorts, telling a 16-year-old girl that he doesn't have a clue about how to work a computer.