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German police rescue men tangled up with mannequin, toy car

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Police in western Germany have freed two men who became entangled with a mannequin and a large, remote controlled car. More>>

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NYC woman stood up by mystery man described in huge mural

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It wasn't meant to be for a New York City woman seeking a mystery missed connection via a 20-foot mural asking him to meet her on Valentine's Day. More>>

Skier lost in New York doesn't know how he got to California

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It's still not clear how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked massive search on a snowy Adirondack mountainside showed up a week later in California, confused and in ski clothes. More>>

Dozen day care workers say parent's cookies made them high

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The director of a Maine day care says about dozen staff members reported feeling high after eating cookies dropped off by a parent as a Valentine's Day treat. More>>

'Unseen' museum exhibit to depict glow-in-the-dark creatures

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Feel as though you're in the dark when it comes to the underwater world? New York's American Museum of Natural History working on floor-to-ceiling installation depicting species that glow. More>>

100 pizzas and counting: German police probe pizza stalker

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German police are investigating a case of severe pizza stalking in the western town of Dortmund. More>>

Love on the rocks: Penguins celebrating Valentine's Day

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Penguins at a San Francisco aquarium are celebrating Valentine's Day with big red hearts to attract potential mates. More>>

San Francisco firefighters rescue 2 dogs from cliff

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It's usually cats in trees that need a firefighter's help but not Friday, when two dogs were rescued by San Francisco firefighters after sliding halfway down a cliff. More>>

Is Maryland ready to rid 'Northern scum' from state song?

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Some Maryland lawmakers think the time is right to finally wipe "Northern scum," and other sensitive pre-Civil War phrases out of the official state song. More>>

Simple sketch helps police ID market theft suspect

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Police say an extremely simple sketch helped investigators identify a suspect in a theft from a Pennsylvania farmers market. More>>

Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up

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Ohio woman reunites with her wedding dress 32 years after a dry cleaner mix-up. More>>

After elk crashes copter, some question wildlife chopper use

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The case of an elk that died after it leaped in the air and brought down a low-flying research helicopter is highlighting the use of aircraft in wildlife monitoring. More>>

Police pursuit of stolen Ohio school bus hits 100 mph

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Authorities say speeds hit 100 mph during a police pursuit of a stolen school bus in southwest Ohio. More>>

Dog in the race? Pooch barred from race for Kansas governor

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Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog's campaign for governor. More>>

Pennsylvania man the 7th teen to enter Kansas governor race

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The field of teenage candidates running for Kansas governor has grown to seven, and the latest contender isn't even from the state. More>>

Huge sinkhole on Rome street swallows half-dozen cars

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Prosecutors have opened an investigation into a 10-meter (30-foot) -wide sinkhole that swallowed up a half-dozen cars on a residential street in Rome. More>>

Derailed locomotive left to run for a week in Adirondacks

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Railway workers in the Adirondacks have been trying to move a derailed locomotive that has been left running for a week. More>>

Leaping elk crashes low-flying research helicopter in Utah

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Authorities say a leaping elk brought down a research helicopter trying to capture the animal in the mountains of eastern Utah. More>>

Deja vu: Convicted fraudster pleads in $340K 'psychic' case

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A Maryland woman who claims to be a psychic has been convicted of scamming people out $340,000. More>>

Pair lasts 5½ hours outside in cold to alert pet owners

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Two people in New Hampshire say they lasted 5 ½ hours outside in the cold overnight before their feet went numb to make a point to pet owners who leave their animals out on cold winter nights. More>>

Rampaging bull leads to high school lockdown in Idaho

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A high school in southeast Idaho was placed on lockdown after a bull escaped an auction yard and stormed by campus. More>>

Dozens of nude models brave cold, rain for Polar Bear Paint

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Dozens of body-painted models brave cold, rain to pose for photos in New York City streets as part of Polar Bear Paint, nude spin on traditional polar bear plunges that see people in swimsuits dive into frigid waters to celebrate New Year. More>>

Man punches and kicks 150-pound bear who attacked his puppy

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A Maine man says he punched and kicked a 150-pound bear who had attacked his puppy in the woods. More>>

Vacancy sign flashes at Florida jail dubbed 'Green Roof Inn'

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A neon sign at a Florida jail indicates there are vacant rooms, but this is one place you don't want to stay. More>>

New Jersey capital to use lasers, audio to get rid of crows

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New Jersey's capital city is taking a high-tech approach to rid the city of an estimated 30,000 crows that are waking up residents and leaving a pile of droppings behind. More>>

Family who buried wrong man sues California county

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Relatives who thought they had buried their loved one only to find out he was alive 11 days after his funeral are now suing the California county responsible for what they say started as a mix-up but became a cover-up. More>>

Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate's parents donate to his rival

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The parents of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson have donated the maximum amount to the campaign of their son's Democratic rival, Sen. Tammy Baldwin. More>>

Police: 'Obit bandit' targets homes of mourners at funerals

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Police arrest man who they say broke into people's homes in Massachusetts while they attended wakes or funeral services. More>>

Dog's tale has happy end, as Rapunzel the runaway resurfaces

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A German Shepherd dog called Rapunzel that went missing from Germany six months ago has resurfaced _ more than 300 kilometers (180 miles) away in Switzerland. More>>

Massachusetts' high court: Do you know this justice?

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The highest court in Massachusetts is turning to the public to solve a judicial mystery. More>>

Romanian study: Half-day old snow is safe to eat

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A Romanian university has published the results of a study on how safe it is to eat snow. More>>

Valentine condom campaign urges lovers to think of animals

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An environmental group wants couples to think of wild animals before acting like them this Valentine's Day. More>>

Japan public grade school under fire over Armani uniform

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A Tokyo public school has adopted Giorgio Armani uniforms for students, triggering criticism in a country where hefty school tuition is already burdening young parents. More>>

Fans return Eagles CB Sidney Jones' lost cellphone

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Fans help return Philadelphia Eagles rookie cornerback Sidney Jones' lost cellphone during the team's Super Bowl victory parade _ but not before taking a selfie. More>>

Give me a toy: Florida boy gets trapped in vending machine

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When a Florida boy wanted a stuffed toy, he crawled inside a claw-style vending machine in the play area of a restaurant to fetch one. More>>

Professor replaced after insisting Australia isn't a country

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An online adjunct professor incorrectly told a student that Australia isn't a country and gave her a failing grade, prompting Southern New Hampshire University to replace the instructor. More>>

Drivers, and Oxford comma, come up big in lawsuit settlement

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A Maine dairy company has settled a lawsuit over an overtime dispute that was the subject of a ruling that hinged on the use of the Oxford comma. More>>

Danish volunteer finds $8,284 in charity shop coat pocket

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A Danish volunteer in a secondhand charity shop has found nearly 50,000 kroner ($8,284) in the pocket of a coat he was preparing to put on sale. More>>

Stranger accused of spanking man's son in Georgia store

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Police say a stranger spanked a man's 2-year-old son at a grocery store in Georgia when the toddler kept asking his dad for a candy bar. More>>

Woman says store-bought lettuce had a 3-inch lizard in it

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Maine woman who prepared a salad says she realized after a couple of bites her fork was stuck in a 3-inch lizard, minus the tail. More>>

Missouri woman finds neighbor's dog riding pony

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A dog riding a one-eyed pony into the night is a surely a spectacle that needs video proof, and a Missouri woman made sure to get exactly that. More>>

Paper Tiger: UK police end up in standoff with stuffed toy

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Police in Scotland were called by a farmer who thought a big cat had invaded his cow shed. They ended up in a 45-minute standoff with a large stuffed tiger. More>>

Couple inundated with mystery packages wants it to stop

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A Massachusetts couple says it was fun at first when they started receiving free mystery packages from Amazon that they hadn't ordered, but now they want it to stop. More>>

Charges dropped against woman who scared carriage horses

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Prosecutors in South Carolina have dropped charges against a woman who had been accused of dressing up as a dinosaur and scaring two carriage horses in Charleston. More>>

Alaska robbery suspect buries coat but gets caught cold

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Police in Alaska's largest city say a man robbed a fast food restaurant and attempted a get-away by burying his coat in fresh snow. More>>

Naked airline passenger taken for psychiatric examination

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An Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle was forced to return to Anchorage early Wednesday after a passenger locked himself in the bathroom, took off all his clothes, and refused to follow crew instructions. More>>

No fire, just furry: Teen makes false 911 call for stuck cat

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Authorities say a Tennessee teen whose cat was stuck in a tree falsely reported a fire to attract help. More>>

Mexico: Someone tried to mail a tiger cub

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Mexican inspectors say someone tried to mail a tiger cub. More>>

Michigan family with 13 sons expecting next child in April

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A Michigan couple with 13 sons is expecting a 14th child in April but waiting until birth to learn the sex. More>>

SpaceX 'Starman' at wheel of sports car flying on new rocket Video included

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A SpaceX "Starman" is aboard the company's new rocket that's set to make its launch debut Tuesday. More>>

Cops: Naked man covered in cooking oil attacked family

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A Pennsylvania man is facing charges after police say the 19-year-old attacked his family while tripping on LSD and then resisting arrest while naked and covered in cooking oil. More>>

Washington state mom: Toddler's eyebrows waxed at daycare

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Officials say they're investigating a mother's complaint that her toddler's eyebrows were waxed without permission at a daycare facility in Washington state. More>>

Boston restaurant offers $3K burger with engagement ring

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For $3,000, patrons at one Boston restaurant can order a burger that comes with an engagement ring on the side. More>>

"Lady Doritos"? It's not happening, PepsiCo says

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"Lady Doritos"? PepsiCo says they're not happening. More>>

Forget making it rain: Man accused of flooding strip club

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A man is accused of causing massive flooding at a South Carolina strip club through the destruction of a toilet. More>>

Man with sledgehammer pounds dozen parked Dallas police cars

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Authorities say a man walked into a Dallas police station parking lot and used a sledgehammer to damage about a dozen marked patrol cars. More>>

Ohio convention center to add restaurant built in old plane

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Ohio convention center turning a Cold War-era aircraft into a stationary restaurant in a bid to attract visitors with distinctive dining. More>>

Family's dog turns up 10 years after vanishing from home

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Pennsylvania family reunited with dog 10 years after it ran away; black Labrador mix showed up on man's front porch 10 miles away, was traced to owners through microchip. More>>

9-foot-long snake's escape leads to school early dismissal

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Around 400 students at Brentwood high and middle schools in suburban St. Louis got part of the day off after a 9-foot-long boa constrictor wriggled out of her aquarium, setting off a frantic search. More>>

Texas house reported stolen was possibly repossessed

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Texas couple says thieves left only pipes and blocks after stealing their small vacation home from their property. More>>

Philly cops use hydraulic fluid on poles to deter climbers

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While Philadelphia Eagles fans prepare for the Super Bowl, police are working to keep any victory celebrations firmly on the ground. More>>

Handlers: Punxsutawney Phil sees 6 more weeks of winter

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Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog will soon be back in the spotlight _ or will it be the shadows. More>>

Florida homeowners fined for "Starry Night" murals on house

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Two Florida homeowners owe thousands of dollars in fines for painting murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece on the exterior of their home. More>>

Teen gains fame after Justin Timberlake selfie at Super Bowl

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A Massachusetts teenager who took a selfie with Justin Timberlake during the Super Bowl halftime show has become a social media sensation. More>>

Molly Schuyler downs record 501 wings to win Wing Bowl

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Competitive eater Molly Schuyler gnawed her way through a record 501 chicken wings in 30 minutes to win her third Wing Bowl in Philadelphia. More>>

Robot makes coffee at new cafe in Japan's capital

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Japan has a new robot cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista. More>>

Dead goose falls from sky, knocks hunter unconscious

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A dead goose fell from the sky and knocked a hunter unconscious on Maryland's Eastern Shore. More>>

Getaway ditched: Theft suspect busted after truck gets stuck

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Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina have arrested a suspected thief who they say got caught after his truck got stuck in a ditch. More>>

Connecticut paper claps back at Rhode Island paper's dis

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Don't dis Connecticut, at least if you're from Rhode Island. More>>

A wild ride: Sinkhole swallows man and his motorcycle

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A motorcyclist got the ride of his life in Georgia when a sinkhole opened up in a parking lot and swallowed him and his bike. More>>

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