Authorities say a New York police officer who went after a cat stuck in a tree got caught himself and needed a little help getting back down to the ground.
Commander Chris Hadfield's video dispatches from the International Space Station have captured the hearts of space nerds (and regular people) worldwide, as he's explained how even basic tasks like dental care function without gravity. But it's his most recent video, where the Canadian musician and explorer performed a classic hit by David Bowie, that has drawn attention to his array of talents and generally friendly nature.
The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects.
The authors behind a fresh round of parenting books love their munchkins, to be sure, but there's something about the scorched earth narrative that sells memoirish parenting books these days.
A California woman has been arrested for investigation of battery after she allegedly slapped a sheriff's deputy because she wanted to go to jail in order to stop smoking.
"At the Fresno Grizzlies game on May 3, 2013, we learn that not every relationship was meant to be put on the Jumbo-tron, but they all have a happy ending when Parker, the official mascot of the Fresno Grizzlies is there to help mend a broken heart."
A 28-year-old woman miraculously survived after her husband accidentally shot her in the mouth with a harpoon, Brazilian officials said Wednesday.
Commissioners at a Massachusetts cemetery have said no to profanity on headstones.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew may not have succeeded yet in getting a grand budget bargain with Congress, but at least his handwriting is improving. And it is expected to be even better when the time comes for him to affix his "Jacob Lew" to the nation's currency.
Did you know a baseball game at Denver's Coors Field set a record on April 23 for the coldest game time temperature on record? Just 23 degrees. It broke the record set... the week before in Denver at 28. Chicago had held the record at 29 before that pair of chilly games.
A group of unusual suspects has grabbed the attention of law enforcement. Officers say it's time to chase the pack out of town -- they just aren't sure how.
Firefighters say things got out of hand last weekend after one of three workers arriving about 6 a.m. for a house remodeling job south of Florence built a warming fire in the carport.
An Anchorage man has donated a trophy moose head and antlers to the Navy's newest warship.
People in Oakridge aren't crazy, but their clocks have been going crazy: Digital clocks are running faster than wrist watches and the clocks on phones.