Not even Chewbacca and his light saber get a free pass with airport security before being cleared to travel.
Commuters on a train line in northern Stockholm were met with an unusual sight this week: male train drivers and conductors wearing skirts to work.
A Pennsylvania doctor helped rescue a baby moose from rushing waters.
An aspiring half-marathon runner in Minnesota attributed her unbearable back pain to a two-hour training session.
Officials at a small school district in upstate New York say an “honest mistake” led to students being identified in the yearbook as “Creepy smile kid” and “Some tall guy.”
Authorities say a burglar’s decision to knock back a couple of beers during a break-in at an upstate New York home led to his arrest.
There’s a frenzy goin’ on — Manhattan style — for the croissant-doughnut hybrid that went on sale in limited quantities about three weeks ago at the tiny downtown shop of French chef Dominique Ansel.
Taco Bell is firing a California employee who was photographed licking a stack of taco shells.
Authorities near Dayton, Ohio, say charges may be filed against a man who was keeping a 7-foot alligator in his basement.
A New Mexico city commission has agreed to allow a Canadian studio to search an old landfill where old, terrible Atari games are rumored to be buried.
Inmates at Russia’s prisons have been known to bribe guards to obtain cellphones. But using cats as couriers?
Striking hotel workers who became a familiar sight on Chicago’s famed Michigan Avenue as they picketed — for 10 years — are ending one of the longest strikes in American history.
Police in Venezuela say they have seized nearly 2,500 rolls of toilet paper in an overnight raid of a clandestine warehouse storing scarce goods.
Russian researchers say they have discovered a perfectly preserved woolly mammoth carcass with liquid blood on a remote Arctic island, fueling hopes of cloning the Ice Age animal.
West Virginia is getting a lasting tribute for its 150th birthday, courtesy of the U.S. Postal Service.