Geologists say a giant sinkhole near the driving range of a southwest Missouri golf course is fairly common because of the region's karst topography.
A popular webcam showing large male Pacific walruses lying on the beach with a Hitchcockian number of seabirds flying overhead is once again streaming to the Internet.
Fans of the Scripps National Spelling Bee will have a new way to follow the tongue-twisting action this year.
OK, it is a stuffed tiger - but it's a very large stuffed tiger. And the sight of it lashed to the top of an SUV cruising around a southwest Washington lake was enough to generate a 911 call from someone who apparently thought it was real.
Bigger, faster and more extreme are what count when it comes to roller coasters.
Disney World is looking to crack down on guests who use selfie sticks on rides at the park.
It wasn't a monster making a ruckus under the floor of a New York City bedroom. But it was still a bit scary.
A 22-year-old man was rescued Saturday after falling through the roof of a Colorado restaurant and becoming lodged in a greasy kitchen air duct.
A beaver walked into an Alaska hardware store on Friday, but couldn't find anything for his lodge.
Mother Dolores Hart finds it miraculous that she was able to turn one kiss with Elvis Presley into the spark that helped save an abbey.
Chili's says it's spending about $750,000 a year for an egg wash that gives its burger buns a photogenic glaze. It's part of an effort by the chain to get you to take pictures of its food and post them online.
A Michigan couple who already had 12 sons have kept the all-male streak alive with the birth of boy No. 13 on Wednesday.
An Indiana woman who will turn 100 years old later this month has received her high school diploma more than eight decades after she originally was supposed to graduate.
Suspected pranksters have caused a stir by planting a tree at a southwest Ohio park in a particularly inconvenient spot: in the baseball field, smack between home plate and the pitcher's mound.
Police in Massachusetts have some sage advice: Don't go chasing after bears while drunk and armed with nothing more than a dull hatchet.
A statue erected in a Turkish city of an Ottoman prince taking a selfie with a cellphone has been vandalized amid strong criticism of the artwork.
Talk about a consumer culture gone wild. A Hong Kong shopping mall received a visit from a ham-fisted customer on Sunday when a wild boar wandered in and got trapped inside a children's clothing store.
Authorities say a trail of macaroni salad leading away from a western New York restaurant helped police track down three burglary suspects.
A Florida woman's letter to the White House prompted a Mother's Day greeting from President Barack Obama.
A Phoenix couple has claimed responsibility for putting two fake skeletons sitting in lawn chairs in the Colorado River in far west Arizona, authorities said Friday.
An Arkansas veterinarian has kept a dog from going out with a bang after the animal ate 23 live rifle rounds.
A western Michigan couple with 12 sons are waiting to find out whether baby No. 13 keeps the streak going.
A Japanese zoo has apologized after being criticized for naming a baby monkey Charlotte, the name of the newborn British princess.
A man snorkeling in the Colorado River near the Arizona and California border was terrified - and later embarrassed - when he came across two fake skeletons sitting in lawn chairs about 40 feet underwater.
High above New Orleans, a small plane rolled in tight barrels, trailing smoke to create inspirational messages: smiley faces, peace signs, hearts and words like "jazz," ''amen" and - in a true testament of flying ability - "transform."
On the same day McDonald's said it would begin testing delivery in New York, an order placed for two cheeseburgers, two large fries and a vanilla shake took a about a half hour to arrive at The Associated Press headquarters.
A pizza delivery driver who was carjacked, robbed and stabbed still managed to get the pizza delivered, calling the restaurant for a fresh pie while he was being treated in the hospital emergency room that ordered the food.
Berg wanted to show her students the power of the Internet, and the dangers of social media.
A Tennessee woman searching for the stranger she kissed while running the Boston Marathon this year says she finally heard back — from the mystery man's wife.
The first Italian woman in space is now the world's first orbiting barista.
Take a friend fishing. Don't vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton. Buy a lottery ticket. And keep Mom away from my ashes.