Sororities Reject University Cheerleader With Down Syndrome, Big Sister Fights BackGeorge Mason University promised to do "better in the future" after student with Down syndrome was rejected by every sorority during recruitment over the weekend.
Study Shows Octopuses Given Ecstasy Get All CuddlyGet an octopus high on ecstasy and the usually solitary create becomes a lot more social, just like humans, says research just published in Current Biology.
75-Year-Old Man Volunteers To Nap With CatsHis typical day on the job involves him spending an hour snoozing on the couch with one cat. And then he'll wake up and move onto a doze with the next cat.
FBI: Solar Observatory Closed After Child Porn Case OpenedThe mysterious closure of a solar observatory in New Mexico earlier this month happened after the FBI opened a child pornography investigation involving a janitor's computer found at the observatory.
Viral McDonald's Pranksters Rewarded With Big CheckA couple of college students are getting paid $25,000 each after pulling off an epic prank at a local McDonald's.
400-Pound Man Who Crushed Grandson To Death Found Not GuiltyBrown County Judge Scott Gusweiler found Donald Martin Jr. not guilty. saying there's no evidence that he knew that he would cause serious harm to his grandchild by laying on him.
Report: Mom Arrested After Allegedly Stealing Daughter's Cell PhoneJodie May of Michigan had to go to court after her ex-husband claimed she stole a phone.
Pizza Lovers Dream Job: Be A Taste Tester for $1,000 Per DayIf you love pizza, this is the job for you!
Man Behind Untraceable 3-D Gun Blueprints Accused Of Sex With MinorThe 16-year-old girl told investigators that Cody Wilson paid her $500 after they had sex and then dropped her off at a Whataburger restaurant.
Texas Mayor Shoots & Kills, Mini-Horse Killing AlligatorThe mayor of Livingston, Texas got her revenge on the reptile she believes ate one of her family's mini-horses several years ago.
Maine Restaurant Sedates Lobsters With Marijuana Before Cooking ThemThe restaurant says it's a more humane way for the lobsters to go.
Man Loses Hands And Feet After Dog-Related InfectionHe initially thought he had a bad case of the flu, but in his blood, doctors discovered a type of bacteria normally found in the mouths of dogs and cats.
Oreo To Release Birthday Cake-Flavored Cookies In Honor Of Mickey MouseOh boy! Oreo and Disney are teamming up to celebrate Mickey Mouse's 90th birthday.
Former 'Sesame Street' Writer Reveals Bert And Ernie Are Gay CoupleSesame Workshop said in a statement that the popular characters "do not have a sexual orientation."
'Too Masculine?' Pampers Denies Removing 'Sesame Street' Diapers Over Gender ConcernsProctor & Gamble responded to the controversy surrounding its Sesame Street themed diapers.
Cat Causes New Orleans Power OutageA cat got into a utility company substation and knocked out electricity to more than 7,500 New Orleans customers.
Ex-Lawmaker Found With Teen In Motel Room Gets 15 YearsU.S. District Judge Timothy DeGiusti handed down the sentence to Ralph Shortey, 36, who faced sentences of between 10 years and life in prison.
Director Wins Emmy, Proposes To Girlfriend On StageGlenn Weiss used his acceptance speech for directing the Oscars telecast to propose to his girlfriend, stunning the celebrity-filled audience.
Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Sexual Assault Accuser To Testify Sept. 24Senate leaders announced the move under pressure from fellow Republicans who wanted a fuller, open examination of the allegations from Christine Blasey Ford
International Salmon Protection Plan Takes Step ForwardMembers of the Pacific Salmon Commission on Monday recommended a conservation plan that stretches to 2028.
Police: Suspected Serial Killer Border Patrol Agent Targeted Victims For VulnerabilityInvestigators say Juan David Ortiz knew the women before killing them and leaving their bodies by rural Texas roadsides during a 10-day string of violence.
Military Death Benefits Will No Longer Be Stopped By Government ShutdownsThe new spending bill is expected to include a provision in the defense appropriations section exempting military death gratuities from government shutdowns.
6 Children Hurt After Camel Spooked By Shovel At CircusA startled camel started bucking during a circus when a child apparently threw a shovel at its feet, injuring six children and an adult and causing frightened circusgoers to flee the arena.
Witnesses Describe Deadly Cape Cod Shark Attack Right Out Of Movie ‘Jaws’A 26-year-old engineering student died Saturday after being bitten by a shark in the water off a Cape Cod beach, authorities said.
'Vampire Facial' May Have Exposed Spa Clients To HIV, New Mexico Health Officials SayThe New Mexico Department of Health announced on Tuesday that a client of VIP Spa developed an infection that may have resulted from a spa procedure.
US Border Patrol Agent Arrested In 4 Deaths Described As Serial Killer A US Border Patrol agent arrested in connection with the slayings of four people and the kidnapping of a woman who escaped was described by authorities as a serial killer who hunted for his victims.
Everyone Wants Answers: State, Feds Hunt For Gas Blast CauseInvestigators worked Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of fiery natural gas explosions that killed a teen driver in his car just hours after he got his license, injured at least 25 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins.
Police: Uber Driver Arrested With Gun And Drugs In Hidden CompartmentAn Uber driver in Connecticut has been arrested after police caught him with an illegal handgun and allegedly dealing drugs.
D.A.: Convicted Burglar Forced His Way Inside Residence While Armed With PotatoA South Lake Tahoe man has been sentenced to a year in jail for carrying out a burglary while armed with a potato. 
Dog's Pepper Spraying Before Being Put Down Sparks ControversyQuestions are popping up social media across the country about possible abuse at a Cheyenne, Wyoming animal shelter.