Days after Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong died 40 years ago the problem of what to do with his corpse was becoming increasingly heated -- literally.
A 24-year-old polar bear named Yukimaru eats a block of ice at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise amusement park in Yokohama, a suburb of Tokyo, Saturday, Sept. 10. The amusement park gave the ice to the Arctic animal due to temperatures in the Tokyo area above 30 degrees Celsius.
A singular lighthouse and its unique keeper are celebrating a milestone.
UFC star Miesha Tate says she's inspired by the tough little girl who broke her arm while hiking near Las Vegas after the mixed martial arts fighter carried the child back down the mountain.
Beleaguered Boston straphangers may find solace in a new website that pokes fun at the nation's oldest subway system.
Ahmad Taher, food and beverage manager for Citymax Hotels in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, pushes over a shot glass in a successful attempt at the world's longest domino drop shot on Monday, Sept. 5. The 6,148 whiskey shots perched atop glasses of energy drink waited for the push that might send them tumbling into the record books -- just another night in Dubai, and another chance to make a certain kind of history.
City officials in Washington are tearing up a littering citation issued to a toddler.
Some Mississippi inmates were picking peas in a garden when they got a call to clean up money scattered along a roadside.
A Pennsylvania police station has reopened after being cleared of a swarm of bees that forced officers to abandon the post.
A Michigan Welcome Center doubled as an animal rescue center, as employees sought and saved a cat that escaped from its cross-country bound family.