As trucks disgorged garbage and bulldozers pushed the trash into neat rows, Daniel Hedin stood in the middle of the dump and scanned the gray sky for dirty birds. When a small flock of seagulls drifted in, he looked at the falcon perched on his wrist.
Dressed in a black Batman costume, his fists clenched as he took on foe after foe around San Francisco, a 5-year-old boy who has battled leukemia for years fulfilled his wish Friday to be his favorite superhero.
A suburban Kansas City woman who posted a Craigslist ad offering to swap her wedding ring set for tickets to a Chiefs-Broncos game has found a buyer - a two-decade season ticket holder who said he now can offer a more important deal to his fiancee.
It took 150 years, but a Pennsylvania newspaper said Thursday it should have recognized the greatness of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address at the time it was delivered.
A Southern California man has been arrested after police say he whacked a taxi with a didgeridoo in an argument over the fare.
After tracking down a small alligator scurrying around in a baggage claim area at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, authorities are now hunting for its traveling companion.
To most people, noise pollution is a jet engine roaring over their head. For one Spanish woman, it was a neighbor playing the piano more softly than a spoken conversation.
Officials say Joseph Palmarchuk won a $1.35 million lottery jackpot Wednesday in Michigan's Classic Lotto 47 game. In the past few years, Palmarchuk has also won a $1 million lottery game in Tennessee.
Singapore's government has blocked access to the popular adultery website Ashley Madison amid a public outcry ahead of the company's planned launch of a portal for the city-state.
When it comes to pairing beer with poultry, Joe Morette isn't too fussy. His turkeys will drink just about anything.
The rubber duck squeaked out a win for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame, joining the ancient game of chess in the 2013 class inducted Thursday.
A suburban Philadelphia woman has been banned from using Twitter as part of her sentence for a stalking conviction.
When Marty Walsh won the Boston mayor's race, Vice President Joe Biden was quick to pick up the phone to congratulate him.
A Maine woman has defeated her husband in an election they say was more about being involved in their community than about partisan politics.
Police in Southern California have busted a cattle costume rustler after he tried to sell the stolen suits online.