The National Weather Service office in Norman, Okla. is conducting the first ever ‘tornado drill’ through social media for those that can’t get alerts through radio or television.
Organizers of an annual festival of laughter have held a 5K race with a unique dress code.
Police investigating a burglary in Colorado are searching for a man who they believe snapped a selfie with an iPad reported stolen from a gymnastics studio.
A fundraising event in Michigan plans to pit participants with big appetites against 20-foot-long bratwursts that weigh close to six pounds.
The cryptic note penned by Abraham Lincoln identifies its recipient only as “my dear Sir” and has a small section carefully clipped out.
A plane became entangled in the strings of a skydiver’s parachute, sending both crashing into the ground near Tampa, Fla., with both the pilot and jumper hospitalized with minor injuries.
Daylight Saving Time begins Saturday night, which to many is a welcome sign of the end of a miserable winter.
Two men were convicted Wednesday of stealing Oreo’s secret recipe and selling it to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government.
There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at night.
More than two decades after a cookbook was checked out of a Kansas library, it’s just now been returned.
Texas college hands out coasters that test whether your drink has been drugged.
Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks.
A 16-year-old boy is in custody in northeast Kansas, suspected of causing sporadic outages in a school district’s computer network since mid-February.
A man accused of using a cutting torch on a Portland ATM was wearing armored underwear when he was arrested.
Word last week that a California couple found $10 million in gold coins on their property has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that cash.