Offbeat

Naked Donald Trump statues pop up in cities across the US

Naked Donald Trump statues pop up in cities across the US

Life-size naked statues of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have been put up in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Cleveland
Published: 08/19/16
Undersea surprise: Big-eyed squid looks more toy than animal

Undersea surprise: Big-eyed squid looks more toy than animal

A team of scientists and technicians scanning the rocky ocean floor off Southern California couldn't contain their excitement when they spotted a bright-purple, googly-eyed stubby squid
Published: 08/18/16
Hemingway home gets back antlers taken by Hunter S. Thompson

Hemingway home gets back antlers taken by Hunter S. Thompson

A young Hunter S. Thompson so admired a set of elk antlers at the Idaho home of Ernest Hemingway, he took them
Published: 08/18/16

Raccoons caught after evening romp through Oklahoma Capitol

Two masked intruders were captured after entering the Oklahoma Capitol, rummaging through a senator's office and splashing around in a second-floor bathroom
Published: 08/18/16

Bee rescue mounted after hospital breaks out in hives

A British hospital discovered it had become home to more than 100,000 bees when patients noticed honey dripping down the walls
Published: 08/18/16

Newspaper: Sorry for mixing up Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas

The editor of the Philadelphia Daily News is apologizing for his newspaper running a photo of American gymnast Simone Biles with a column about fellow Olympian Gabby Douglas
Published: 08/17/16
Sausage strife in Germany: Pedestrian hits BMW with bologna

Sausage strife in Germany: Pedestrian hits BMW with bologna

A BMW driver brought out the wurst in a pedestrian in Germany, who dented the luxury vehicle with a 30 centimeter (foot-long) bologna saying the car was going too fast and endangering his son
Published: 08/17/16

German cop hops on kid's bike to pursue, nab suspect

German police got stuck on a narrow path while pursuing a moped-riding suspect
Published: 08/17/16

Officials kill alligator found in California creek

Officials say a young alligator that was likely kept as a pet and released into a California creek after it got too big has been shot and killed
Published: 08/17/16

Winds whip up firenados out of Oregon field fire

A small fire on an Oregon farmer's field whipped up several firenados _ tornados comprised of flames and smoke
Published: 08/16/16