Western Colorado goat farmers say Christmas trees make great snacks for their herds, and they're offering to collect them from homes in the Grand Valley.
A South Carolina marine veterinarian says stormy weather is a likely explanation for the stranding of thousands of starfish on Fripp Island.
A baby gorilla raised by human keepers wearing hairy vests is ready to be placed with other gorillas and will move to the Columbus Zoo, the Cincinnati Zoo said Friday.
At 101, Charlie Ponti has finally decided to retire for good - probably. On Dec. 31, he will officially finish up a 77-year stint with the Office and Professional Employees International Union Local 153.
A man named after whiskey has named his son for bourbon.
Cats these days aren't associated with deities the way they were in ancient Egypt, but the Internet has gotten them a little closer.
Police say a Pennsylvania baby sitter stole a 2-year-old's Christmas present from under the tree and returned it to the store so he could pocket a $30 refund.
A suburban Cincinnati township wants a man to kill off his "Zombie Nativity" scene.
A Utah man says he's fully recovered after he was hospitalized for chugging a quart of eggnog so quickly that he inhaled some of creamy holiday beverage into his lungs.
Several people got a surprise when they were pulled over by West Virginia State Police troopers: Instead of a ticket, they got a $100 bill.
Spaniards who bought lottery tickets in an upper middle class Madrid neighborhood hit the jackpot on Monday, cracking open bottles of champagne on the streets as they celebrated winning $490,000 payoffs from a $3 billion pot of cash.
The post office in this tiny central Wisconsin village that shares the name with the most famous reindeer of all has seen an uptick in business this season.
Police say an elf on the sauce is facing drunken driving charges in New Jersey.
On her wooded property outside of Soldotna, Jill Erickson had a hill which, until recently, she had never been to the top of.
A Salvation Army spokesman says someone has dropped a gold tooth into a holiday collection kettle.
Police in northern Wyoming say a rifle discharged after a dog apparently stepped on it, injuring a 46-year-old man.
Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a Florida Walmart store so his friend could steal toys.
A Berlin coffee business found stimulants it didn't expect in a shipment of unroasted coffee from Brazil: 33 kilos (nearly 73 pounds) of cocaine.