A former Romanian tourism minister in detention on corruption charges has asked to be allowed to wallpaper and paint her cell walls.
A man poured water onto a freezing road to try to fool police officers into thinking the cause of his drunken car crash was black ice, authorities said.
The glove Jeffrey Maier used to catch Derek Jeter's tying home run against Baltimore in the eighth inning of the 1996 AL Championship Series opener at the original Yankee Stadium will be auctioned.
An iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile has crashed into a pole in central Pennsylvania.
Couples in Paris for Valentine's Day are sealing their love at the Eiffel Tower with the aid of heart-shaped post-its.
Gamblers who won $1.5 million at a casino after realizing the cards hadn't been shuffled have been ordered to return the money.
A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut is going on the auction block where it could fetch between $19 million to $25 million.
Get ready for superstition — times three. Friday is the first of three Friday the 13ths this year.
Plenty of performers have had explosive entrances. Some rise like meteors, soaring to new heights. Others find their moment in the spotlight fleeting.
Police in snow-swamped New Hampshire are hunting for Public Enemy No. 1: The suspect is described as short and furry with brown eyes and big, pointy teeth.
A federal appeals court has ruled against a former Ohio teacher who sued school administrators for discriminating against her because she has a phobia of young children.
Parents in a Pennsylvania school district are turning 50 shades of red over word search puzzles given to their middle school students based on an erotic novel and movie.
Emergency personnel and a bomb disposal expert have determined that a suspicious "banana" hanging in a pine tree in Nebraska is simply a harmless geocache.
A 75-year-old man helped in the arrest of a shoplifting suspect at a Pennsylvania mall by tackling him and threatening to break his arm if he tried to escape.
A Brazilian news report says an underwire bra saved a woman's life after she was struck near the heart by a stray bullet.