Emperor penguins are notoriously shy. When researchers approach, these penguins normally back away and their heart rate goes up. That's not what the scientists need when they want to check heart rate, health and other penguin parameters.
Order is being restored to the courthouse in St. George with the removal of dozens of bats from the building.
Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around a Maryland highway after an armored truck's door burst open.
The mayor of Anchorage has vetoed an ordinance passed by the municipal assembly intended to protect moose from impaling themselves on fences decorated with metal spikes.
Police in central Alabama say a man's own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge.
Police in Albuquerque say a man suspected of a $250,000 heist should have flushed the evidence he left behind.
The source of a sick tortoise's discomfort became clear after a south Florida veterinarian took an X-ray: The animal had swallowed a turtle pendant.
A fashion-challenged man accused of wearing a zebra print dress and checkered bandanna while robbing a New Hampshire bank has been arrested.
A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13, and even though they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl, they said they'd be shocked if their streak is broken.
A Tennessee man being arrested on charges of illegal marijuana possession told police he was Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington.
Boston Bruins players wore costumes from the movie "Frozen" during their annual visit to Boston Children's Hospital.
Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.
The winner of the Funniest Person in the World competition is a brown-haired, slightly rotund stand-up comic from Finland who boasts he has hit on the perfect solution to the planet's international monetary woes.