A woman bit down on a rare pearl while eating a meal of clams and other seafood at an Italian restaurant in Washington State.
A letter President John F. Kennedy sent to a little girl who was a big fan is up for grabs in Philadelphia.
The University of Oklahoma has agreed to return a painting that the Nazis stole from a French family during World War II, a lawyer and school officials said Tuesday in announcing a settlement of a drawn-out dispute over the artwork's ownership.
At 106 years old, she's seen more than a dozen presidents come and go, but Virginia McLaurin says she can finally die happy after meeting U.S. President Barack Obama.
Vienna visitors beware: Burping too loud could be costly.
People who falsely pass off their pets as service animals -- think of the woman in Wisconsin last year who claimed the right bring her kangaroo into McDonald's -- have frustrated people with legitimate needs to such an extent that legislators in several states are .............
"So it was actually James Wong who scored the winning goal," said a 50-something woman from Peninsular Malaysia.
A lock of John Lennon's hair that was snipped as he prepared for a film role has sold for US$35,000.
Chocolates made from cacao cultivated in a village on Hahajima island of the Ogasawara island chain, a remote part of Tokyo, were unveiled earlier this month after difficulties were overcome in growing the crops. A launch party was held on Feb. 9 in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo.
Baghdad is plastered with Valentine hearts and roses, and newly engaged Nour and Ahmed are out and about, enjoying a rare lull in violence in the Iraqi capital but wondering how long it will last.