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'Bucket list' item leads to women's arrest in Fla.

Posted: 06/03/2013 - Police say 36-year-old Andrea Mobley and 38-year-old Jennifer Morrow face petty theft charges after stealing bathing suits and beef jerky during a trip to Wal-Mart on Wednesday.

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US Marshals auction scammer's diamond, other loot

Posted: 05/31/2013 - Want to own a 5-carat diamond from a Texas scammer? The jumbo jewel and other treasures confiscated by the U.S. Marshals Service are up for auction in Las Vegas this weekend.

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Mammoth carcass found with liquid blood

Posted: 05/30/2013 - A perfectly preserved woolly mammoth carcass with liquid blood has been found on a remote Arctic island, fueling hopes of cloning the Ice Age animal, Russian scientists said Thursday.

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"French kiss" finally enters French dictionary

Posted: 05/30/2013 - After centuries of lacking a French word for the sloppy Gallic export "to French kiss," a verb has finally been given its rightful place in the French dictionary.

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Engineering students use dance to solve problems

Posted: 05/30/2013 - Engineering students at Northwestern University are getting a leg up on the competition. They're learning to swing dance in a for-credit class called Whole Body Thinking.

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German clinic: Man had pencil in head for 15 years

Posted: 05/29/2013 - Aachen University Hospital says the 24-year-old man from Afghanistan sought help in 2011 after suffering for years from headaches, constant colds and worsening vision in one eye.

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South Africa: Soweto resident shows off her snakes

Posted: 05/28/2013 - Tourists have long flocked to the home-turned-museum of former President Nelson Mandela on Vilakazi Street, a lively strip of restaurants, curio sellers and street performers in the South African township of Soweto

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Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

Posted: 05/27/2013 - German auction house Breker said Saturday an Asian client, who asked not to be named, bought the so-called Apple 1, which the tech company's founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak built in a family garage.

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For Philadelphia bicyclist, a cat is his co-pilot

Posted: 05/23/2013 - Saldia often buzzes around Philadelphia with his year-old feline Mary Jane perched on his shoulder. Their urban adventures have turned heads on the street and garnered big hits on YouTube.

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Goat on the lam snarls NJ's Pulaski Skyway traffic

Posted: 05/22/2013 - A goat believed to have escaped en route to a slaughterhouse snarled the morning commute along one of the busiest roadways in northern New Jersey on Tuesday, leading police on a nearly two-hour chase.

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Ferris wheel ride world record broken in Chicago

Posted: 05/20/2013 - A manager of Chicago's Navy Pier rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel for more than two days, bringing the world record for the longest ride to the birthplace of the amusement park favorite.

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Star chef killed over meal

Posted: 05/17/2013 - Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a Japanese chef following a fight with two customers who had complained about his food.

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Ohio State awaits bloom of stinky corpse flower

Posted: 05/14/2013 - Researchers at an Ohio State University greenhouse are awaiting a rare second bloom by a rainforest plant known as a corpse flower because of its unpleasant odor.

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