CHICAGO Chicagoans this month are less obsessed with badmouthing Mayor Rahm Emanuel or worries about their sports teams, and more focused on finding the perfect “paczki,” a rich, Polish, donut-type dessert that's taking the high-end dessert market by storm.
Fri, Feb 5 2016
CLEVELAND In an escape worthy of popular cartoon monkey "Curious George," police in Minerva Park, Ohio, have alerted the public to a simian on the loose.
LOS ANGELES A skinny sea lion pup with a taste for the finer things in life turned up on Thursday inside a fancy San Diego restaurant, where it settled down into a booth. | Video
AUSTIN, Texas The governor of Texas supports police putting cross images on their patrol cars, saying they are part of U.S. historical practices, and symbols of service, his office said on Friday.
ISTANBUL The Turkish army has confiscated 700 parrots and 294 budgerigars on the border with Syria, it said on Friday, as its tighter security measures ensnare what was once a thriving trade in domesticated birds.
Thu, Feb 4 2016
CHICAGO If you are going to rob a photo booth, a mask might be a good idea.
Wed, Feb 3 2016
Optimus, a two-year-old Pomeranian in Thailand, has become an Internet hit after his owner posted a video on Facebook of the tiny dog doing a traditional Chinese lion dance ahead of the Lunar New Year. | Video
PALERMO, Italy An Italian man accused of groping female colleagues is not guilty of sexual harassment because he was driven by an immature sense of humor rather than a desire for sexual gratification, a court in Sicily ruled.
Tue, Feb 2 2016
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. Punxsutawney Phil, the Pennsylvania groundhog renowned for his ability to forecast the onset of spring, did not see his shadow after emerging from his burrow on Tuesday morning, predicting an early spring. | Video
ROME An Italian dairy cooperative has sold bonds backed by Parmesan cheese, the company said on Tuesday, a rare example of one of the country's plethora of small firms raising funding on capital markets.
There's a new war of words in the Republican primary campaign. Specifically, a war of overused words.