Obama defends legal authority…to pardon turkeys

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President Barack Obama is defending his legal authority to take executive actions – to spare a pair of Thanksgiving turkeys…

Houston-area family rescues dog with jug on head

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A stray puppy with a plastic jug stuck on his head has been rescued and freed from his headpiece…

Eight-month-old burro gets prosthetic legs

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Eight-month-old Zoe only has two good legs. Her adopted family hopes the double-amputee donkey can some day…

Indonesia: Virginity test for female police

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A new report in Indonesia highlights a humiliating practice: Viriginity tests for women police recruits…

100-year-old woman sees the ocean for the first time

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Ruby Holt spent most of her 100 years in Tennessee. She had never been to the beach, until recently…

100-year-old marks 51st year with company

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A dedicated worker at a company in Colorado has reached some impressive milestones…

Hotel charges couple for negative review

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A British budget hotel fined a couple 100 pounds ($156) for writing a bad review about it online…

Mass murderer Charles Manson plans prison wedding

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Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman in prison…

Stone-age eating with Paleo diet

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Stone-age eating with Paleo diet…

Pennsylvania Great Dane gives birth to 19 puppies

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Pennsylvania residents Brandon and Aimie Terry’s Great Dane recently gave birth to 19 puppies…

Energy giant CEO’s ex-wife to appeal $1B divorce

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The ex-wife of energy tycoon Harold Hamm plans to appeal a court ruling that awarded her nearly $1 billion…

Paraplegic groom surprises bride with first dance

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The wheelchair-bound veteran stood with his wife face-to-face for the first time…

France: Wild cat on the prowl is not a tiger

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French authorities said a wild animal roaming through French towns isn’t a tiger…

World’s tallest and smallest men meet

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On Thursday, for the first time, the man with the tallest recorded height in the world and the shortest man…

APEC leaders’ uniform replica for sale online

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The replicas of the uniform worn by world leaders attending the APEC summit in Beijing is selling online in China…

Police hunt for tiger loose near Disneyland Paris

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French authorities hunted Thursday for a young tiger on the loose near Disneyland Paris…

California cat cafe is catnip for feline fans

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Cat lovers in the San Francisco Bay area are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe…

Mother and daughter give birth on same day

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A woman and her daughter both gave birth at the same hospital on the same day…

DC woman spends $35K on search for lost dog

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A District of Columbia woman has spent more than $35,000 in the past year trying to find her beloved missing dog…

Obama’s Chinese skills receives praise

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President Obama complimented for his Chinese accent during a meeting…

Obama’s gum chewing irks some Chinese

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Some people in China irked by President Obama’s gum chewing…

Most expensive house for sale in US

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America’s most expensive home for sale for $195 million dollars…

Couple holds wedding during Southwest Airlines flight

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Couple holds wedding during Southwest Airlines flight..,

Los Angeles Zoo sees first hippo birth in 26 years

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The Los Angeles Zoo has received a real treat for Halloween ?the birth of its first hippopotamus in 26 years…

Allstate releases report on annual best drivers

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Allstate releases report of annual best drivers…

Lucky Bay Area! Multiple winnings in lottery

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A winning Mega Millions lottery ticket that was sold in Alameda for the Halloween drawing…

Chinese mom stops knife-robbery with bare hands

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Video showed a middle-aged woman in China used her bare hands to capture a robber with a knife…

Chinese villagers consume animal feces to treat cancer

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Some villagers in China believes consuming animal feces can help them cure cancer…

Starbucks bans engagement rings at work

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Starbucks has adopted a dress code policy which says baristas cannot wear watches, bracelets or even engagement rings…

Boy or girl? Family with 12 sons awaits baby 13

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A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13…