After a musical adaptation of "Frozen," orchestra conductor Giacomo Loprieno stood up after the last notes had died away, with an urge to convey to his young audience an unpalatable truth.
In this Wednesday, Dec. 28 photo, Santa Claus displays his now-functioning Facebook page outside North Pole City Hall in North Pole, Alaska.
You, sir, (or ma'am).
A 31-year-old man is charged with breaking into two Billings homes, including one where his last name was written on the wall in his own blood.
Vietnamese artist Quoc Co Giang and his brother Quoc Nghiep Giang try to break the Guinness World Record by climbing stairs with one carrying the other on head-to-head balancing at the Cathedral of Girona on Dec. 22. The Giang brothers broke the record with 90 stairs in 52 seconds.
After her husband asked for a divorce, Amber Clisura gave back her engagement ring, kicked him out of the house and tossed everything that reminded her of the ruined marriage.
A student reported missing after skipping a family Christmas has sent Facebook posts saying she's alive and just embarrassed her mom called the cops.
A Chinese shopping mall is ringing in the year of the rooster with a giant sculpture of a chicken that looks like U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. China has gone cuckoo for the cartoonish pastiche -- complete with an orange pompadour -- of the billionaire politician in Taiyuan, capital of the northern province of Shanxi.
It's been a bumpy year, and everyone could do with a dose of levity.
A Pennsylvania man going through treatment for colon cancer won a pizza parlor's raffle for a years' worth of free pies and then donated his prize to a local food bank.