Fantastic fibbers vied at a remote pub in northwestern England on Thursday for the title of world's biggest liar.
A man who was pulled over and cited after flipping off a Utah police officer in 2010 has agreed to drop his complaint after the city of Orem agreed to pay him $2,500 in damages and promised not to ticket anyone else for the obscene gesture.
A judge's offer to allow an Ohio drug defendant the chance to stay out of prison if he'd give up marijuana might have just gone up in smoke.
Ever since Tycho Brahe died suddenly more than 400 years ago, there has been mystery about whether the Dane whose celestial observations laid the groundwork for modern astronomy fell victim to natural causes or was murdered.
A Rhode Island man police say used counterfeit $100 bills to make purchases at a Target store made a critical mistake.
The website Zazzle is selling a plain white T- shirt that boasts the words "I am the shirtless FBI agent," poking fun at the man who allegedly sent shirtless photos of himself to socialite Jill Kelley.
A small plane has made an emergency landing in traffic on a highway median in the Sacramento area.
An unexplained flying object is buzzing over Denver that experts cannot identify as a plane, debris or balloon.
Once referred to as the "people's republic of Santa Monica" because of its socially conscious government, the Los Angeles coastal suburb now wants to find out whether its citizens are feeling groovy.
Before Nate Silver blogged about politics on his now-famous New York Times blog, FiveThirtyEight, he blogged about burritos.
A prankster is changing the message on an electronic traffic warning sign in Northern California.
Police in South Africa say they've arrested a 25-year-old man who swallowed 220 polished diamonds in an attempt to smuggle them out of the country.
He started with the woman who hired him at the secretarial school, befriending her and winning her confidence. She introduced him to her elderly mother, her children. Her grandchildren, nearing adulthood, were next. Soon, Thierry Tilly was almost a member of the family of aristocrats.
Not one voter cast a ballot in one Minneapolis precinct on Election Day. That's because the only living species in Ward 10, Precinct 3B, is of the aquatic variety.
Love motels are fairly popular in Brazil for short-stay trysts, and now a new spin on the concept has been introduced: Love motels for dogs.
A possum drop that attracts thousands of people to a tiny town in western North Carolina each New Year's Eve may have had its last hurrah after a judge ruled Tuesday that a state agency didn't have the authority to issue a permit for the event.
Most parents love to chronicle their kids' childhood with endless photos and videos of special occasions.
If you're in the market for a new iPad, you might want to consider how it has been handled before putting down hundreds of dollars.
The producer who brought you Rebecca Black and her hit "Friday" has a new tweener with a "hit" holiday song called "Thanksgiving."
Several hundred spectators got an unexpected shock at a circus in Macedonia after a lion broke through a safety enclosure during a performance.