Barbara Bagley says she never gave up hope that her dog would be found alive in the Nevada desert after the animal bolted from the scene of a crash that critically injured her and killed her husband. But the Salt Lake City woman endured plenty of frustration until her beloved 4-year-old Shetland sheepdog, Dooley, was..
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
South Korea can now produce missiles that can reach all of North Korea as part of a new deal with Washington that's a response to the North's own growing weapons stockpile. There were restrictions put on their missile production by Washington to try and deter [more]
A man and three members of his family were jailed for a total of 58 years yesterday after being convicted of murdering his pregnant wife claiming she was possessed by evil spirits. One of the four smothered 21-year-old Nalia Mumtaz while the others held [more]
The death toll from dozens of tornadoes that ravaged parts of the Midwest and South last week has reached 39 with the death of Baby Angel, the toddler found next to the bodies of her family members in a field near their Indiana home. She died Sunday from traumatic brain injury after her family removed..
In the heat of a US presidential election year, with Americans immune to the polarized and bitter nature of political discourse, it takes a lot to shock them, especially in Washington. But one ad at a DC Metro station — which starts off criticizing Obama’s health care reforms and ends up telling the president to..
Turning 25 years old is always a bit of a milestone, but rarely one when you get a card from the Queen. However, Margaret Ware – who celebrates her 25th birthday tomorrow – has actually been alive for 100 years. She is though to be Britain’s oldest leap year baby. The mother of three, grandmother..
A lawyers group says police arrested a carpenter who questioned whether Zimbabwe’s president still had the strength to blow up balloons at his 88th birthday celebrations. The independent Lawyers for Human Rights said Wednesday the carpenter was arrested after watching Saturday’s celebrations on television in a bar. The group says the man has been charged..
The ability to work inside a fish tank is not high on most people’s wish lists when it comes to buying a new smartphone. But at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, several major manufacturers were putting the waterproof credentials of their devices ahead of more conventional selling points such as processor power. While some..
Marine Cpl. Alexander Degenhardt is crediting karma for landing a $2.9 million progressive slot jackpot in Las Vegas. "They asked me if I was sure I wanted to go through with it because it’s kind of painful, but what’s a little pain if it will save someone’s life?" Degenhardt said. "I look at this jackpot..
Like or share to unlock video. Tweet A surprise donation Thursday from comedian Bill Maher made a Super PAC supporting President Obama $1 million richer. The promise of the big check came during a live performance of Maher’s stand-up show, CrazyStupidPolitics. Maher tweeted later that the donation to Priorities USA Action had been a surprise..
French village that is up for sale for just £275,000 – the same price as some London flats or a detached house in Leeds. The lucky buyer who snaps up the hamlet of Courbefy, will own 19 buildings including houses and a village hall, as well as a swimming pool, stables and tennis courts. The..
Billy Wright plunked down dime after dime for comic books while growing up in the late 1930s and early 1940s, caring for the collection he started around the age of 9 until his death more than half a century later. On Wednesday, most of that collection sold for a whopping $3.5 million. Wright’s 345 comics,..
A 15-year-old Michigan boy says he has no idea how he was able to lift a 2,000-pound Buick enough for his grandfather to escape from underneath. Austin Smith said he was working on the 1991 Buick with his grandfather, Ernest "Papa Ernie" Monhollen, at his grandparents’ Ida Township home Saturday when the car fell from..
A hospital in Stockholm has published a job advertisement trying to attract nurses who are both qualified and "TV-series hot" in what has been explained as an "attempt to catch people’s attention". "We’re looking to recruit competent nurses above all, but we wanted to stick out a bit with our advertising campaign, and we managed..