New fossil evidence of the earliest complete skeleton of an ancient primate suggests it was a hyperactive, wide-eyed creature so small you could hold a couple of them in your hand — if only they would stay still long enough.
Taco Bell is firing a California employee who was photographed licking a stack of taco shells.
A New Mexico city commission agreed to allow a Canadian studio to search a landfill where old, terrible Atari games are rumored to be buried.
Lynette Hales was nearly 100 miles from Salt Lake City on a desolate stretch of highway - surrounded by nothing but barren salt flats - when her twin unborn babies decided it was time.
For decades, health officials have battled malaria with insecticides, bed nets and drugs. Now, scientists say there might be a potent new tool to fight the deadly mosquito-borne disease: the stench of human feet.
Inmates at Russia's prisons have been known to bribe guards to obtain cellphones, but this may be the first time they have used a cat as an accomplice.
Like most people who signed up for Florida's official Burmese python hunt last winter, Mark Rubinstein slogged a couple times through the Everglades without ever seeing one of the elusive snakes. Something else caught his eye, though.
Tattoo artists from around the country as well as local artists have joined together in Eugene this weekend to celebrate tattoo culture and to tattoo as many people as possible.
Leon County Lt. Tony Drzewiecki said Sunday that the 6-foot-llama outran him and his colleagues for a while, even leaping over a 4-foot fence to avoid capture.
A Wyoming high school senior who built a nuclear reactor was disqualified from the International Science and Engineering Fair this month on a technicality.
A Eugene, Ore., police officer got an unnerving surprise as he held onto the arm of a young man briefly placed in handcuffs after a traffic stop - and felt something move under the man's jacket.
In many circumstances, a piglet without the use of its hind legs would be put down. But Chris P. Bacon's unusual condition has made him an international star and an inspiration to those with disabilities.
A Bainbridge Island man is in jail for allegedly shoplifting a mannequin from an "adult entertainment" store and then coming back later the same night to steal sex toys and lingerie.
It's no longer OK to fire someone in Nevada just because they're a Communist.
A 10-year-old boy who found $10,000 in a drawer at a Kansas City hotel where he was staying with his dad turned the money over to police.