BRUSSELS — What police force would start playing along with a practical joke when the capital is facing its highest state of alert and its most-wanted fugitive is still on the run? Right! This is surreal Belgium.
OCALA — Doctors say a Central Florida laborer impaled by a piece of rebar from a concrete block is lucky to be alive after the object narrowly missed his vital organs.
From afar, Botswana's diamond mines look like barren construction sites sunk into rocky hills. At their base, hulking excavation machines turn over what appear to be nothing more than piles of dirt.
BOSTON — A professional dancer who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing says American Airlines lost her luggage, which included her prosthetic leg.
Kangaroos can no longer feel smug about their flatulence. Traditionally, it has been thought that the animals produce unusually low amounts of methane when they pass gas. Since livestock farts (I'm looking at you, cows) make up a lot of our global greenhouse gas emissions, that would make kangaroos potential lifesavers …
DUNEDIN — It weighs as much as five refrigerators and is almost as big as a Smart car. It took eight men to move it a few feet.
PEORIA, Ariz. — Halloween tricks came early for some drivers and pedestrians in the Phoenix area when a giant, inflatable pumpkin bounded down the roadway in high winds.
TOWSON, Md. — A Baltimore couple has welcomed three identical members to their family, in what doctors call a rare occurrence.
TAVARES — A South Florida man is threatening to sue Lake County if officials pray during a commission meeting but don't allow him to give a satanic invocation.
BOISE, Idaho — More than half a century after a group of beavers parachuted into the Idaho backcountry, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game has uncovered film footage of the quirky wildlife management moment.