New York State Police are trying to find the woman who handed an on-duty trooper a holiday card with $1,000 cash inside.
If you aren't exactly clear on what the "fiscal cliff" is, don't worry. The Simpsons' Mr. Burns is explaining the matter with a Public Service Announcement.
Normally celebrities top the list of Yahoo!'s most searched items, but that's not the case this year.
For better or for worse, Instagram and Nickelback are seemingly ever-present in our culture.
Some residents of a Pittsburgh suburb have gift-wrapped something they hope will be gone by Christmas: a charred and abandoned house that burned nine months ago.
Looking for the perfect present for the coffee lover in your life? Starbucks has a great idea, if you're willing to shell out some big bucks.
Residents of a sleepy French village in Bordeaux have been left dumbfounded after discovering their local 18th-century chateau was completely bulldozed "by mistake."
A baby Jesus figure taken from a Pennsylvania church's Nativity scene last year was found cradled in the arms of a nearby statue, just hours before the replacement statue was swiped.
A man who climbed naked onto an equestrian statue in London's government district, ripped off its sword and bit it has been sentenced to 12 weeks in jail.
Get your garlic, crosses and stakes ready: a bloodsucking vampire is on the loose.
Chicken skin is the latest culinary craze to hit the foodie circuit.
A shaggy brown sheep successfully dodged police, his handlers and a few cars while trotting through downtown Des Moines after escaping from his trailer.
Spectators who came to watch horses at a western Pennsylvania racetrack got a surprise this week when three deer got onto the course first and beat the horses to racing.
A northern Indiana man who had the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan campaign logo tattooed onto his face "to make politics fun" says it's time for it to come off.
Tinker may be miniature _ as in a miniature horse _ but he's a big money raiser for the Salvation Army.
The California Highway Patrol says a sneezing fit caused a truck driver to crash into nearly a dozen vehicles at a San Francisco Bay-area auto dealership.
University officials say a New Mexico college graduate, apparently feeling guilty over a student prank years ago, has sent a box of toilet paper to repay the school for loot taken from a dormitory.
Starbucks is adding a fancy $7 premium cup of coffee to its menu, but will American taste buds be able to distinguish the Costa Rica Finca Palmilera from regular $2 coffee?
A Seattle food company is selling aromatic gifts of cured meat in a jar that is sure to garner the wearer love, admiration and possibly bears.
Most primary school classes get a goldfish to keep, a hamster or a turtle if they're lucky _ but children from one village in southern Russia got to play with a lion cub.