Body camera video captured a sheriff's officer corralling a donkey after it wandered onto a busy highway near Chicago
Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death.
A 19-year-old male giant panda arrived at Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo, more than two years after his predecessor died.
A baby dusky pademelon, a rare 'miniature kangaroo' native to Indonesia, has been caught on camera at a UK zoo for the first time since its birth in early spring.
A 39ft Tyrannosaurus rex is unveiled on the only UK stop of its European tour. Experts spent three days piecing together the 300 bones that make up the skeleton, which will be on display at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow from April 17.
An adorable dusky pademelon joey has just started to peek out from the pouch of first-time mum Styx after being born earlier in the spring at Chester Zoo. Please credit Chester Zoo.
Waitress Ashley Leverett, dubbed the 'Coupon Queen' by her husband, has slashed her grocery bill by nearly GBP7,000 a year by using money-off vouchers.
A duck and her ducklings hold up traffic in Driffield, east Yorkshire.
A dog found swimming more than 135 miles from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.
It's an example of eagle co-parenting on a nest in Illinois. Two males and one female bald eagle are caring for three eaglets born this month in a nest along the Upper Mississippi River near Fulton, Illinois.
A road in Ireland has been renamed the R2D2 in tribute to one of Star Wars' most famous characters. New signs were unveiled on what was the R242 near Malin Head in Co Donegal to mark the location where scenes from The Last Jedi were filmed.
One of the youngest women in the UK to have terminal stage four breast cancer has spoken candidly about her wishes to buy the horse of her dreams and get married in a castle "like a fairy tale princess." Facing an uncertain future, rather than cra...
Divorcee Liz Wilson was rescued from a midlife crisis by taking up extreme unicycling. The 56-year-old hostel owner, from Ouray in Colorado, moved 2,000 miles to the mountainous region in the state, where she could take on more challenging routes.
Police in Beaverton, Oregon responded to a possible home invasion, but the intruder they found wasn't alive or a person. It was a robotic vacuum cleaner.
A male North American river otter pup, which was born on February 26 at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo, is being hand-reared by animal care and veterinary staff.
A dog owner has barked back at critics who have accused her of treating her pet pooches like toys - by dyeing the furry fashionistas all the colours of the rainbow. When dog groomer Haley Bennett, 21, steps out with her poodle, Opal, her chiweeni...
A stunning Surrey sister act who have cracked YouTube, where 118,000 subscribers watch them vlogging about their lives - with one video getting over a million views - have told how their flaws are the key to their success. For Grace Mandeville, 24...
The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines has announced another birth for a pair of endangered rhinos. Nine-year-old female eastern black rhino, Ayana, gave birth Friday to a 112-pound female calf. The African species is considered critically endangered, p...
Scientists in Louisiana are using fake eggs to spy on whooping cranes in hopes of learning why some chicks die in the egg, while others hatch.
A camel shocked shoppers as he visited a store in Muskegon, Michigan in the US Jeffrey took a trip with staff from the Lewis Farms and Petting Zoo to the local pet store.
Racegoers dance to Sweet Caroline after the last race of the day at Aintree's Ladies Day.
A brilliant student, destined to become a quantum physicist, whose life has been blown apart by a rare, chronic illness causing agonising pain, has told how a shaggy sheepdog has became her salvation.
Hundreds report seeing brilliant meteor streak across the skies of the southeastern U.S. and several skywatchers caught the fireball on video.
Cleveland Police rescuie a dog that was stuck dangling from a balcony. The dog, Cain, was leashed on the balcony and jumped over the edge. He was choking when police arrived.
Eastern Michigan University have issued a rare warning: "Beware of goose!" Aggressive geese have been spotted on campus - one person was forced into a run across a car park in an attempt to flee their attacker.
An upscale California suburb is filing suit against a homeowner who created an homage to the 1960's cartoon family, the Flintstones. Hillsborough wants retired publishing mogul Florence Fang to remove her dinosaur statues and painted mushrooms.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison does a Borat impression in parliament while attacking the opposition's proposed carbon tax.
A real-life Womble who washes her clothes in conkers has told how she began her "mission to save the planet" as a little girl after picking up tips from the BBC children's show Blue Peter. Likening herself to a Womble - the cute fictional creatur...
When a bearded lady who feared she would stay single forever wed a whiskered man she met through an online polyamory group for people wanting multiple partners, it was a marriage made in Heaven - and Hell. For, as well as their matching whiskers ...
Warned she could 'bleed to death within minutes', Kellie Cantwell was gripped by terror and heartache after doctors discovered her unborn baby had attached itself dangerously close to her C-section scar.
Four-year-old Elsie has appointed herself a carer for her older brothers. When Down's syndrome twins Alfie and Arthur mark Mother's Day, they will be celebrating their mum, Emma Lowe, and their little sister, or "mini-mummy", Elsie. At four-years...
A Midwest man who brought his co-workers bagels sliced like bread is getting an earful from New Yorkers and social media.
Lottery officials say a single ticket purchased in Wisconsin has won the $768.4 million Powerball jackpot. It’s the third-largest in U.S. lottery history. The ticket was sold in New Berlin, a city of about 40,000 people southwest of Milwaukee.
A youth footballer playing for Galatasaray deliberately missed a penalty after disagreeing with the referee's decision. The moment was captured during an under-14 game in Turkey.
A football team has secured their league title with the help of one of the most bizarre assists of the season Dunston UTS required just one point against Guisborough Town to wrap up the Northern League Division One championship, but got three than...
A retired civil servant who rescued a horrifically injured toy poodle from the Chinese meat trade, has told how the adorable pooch - who now has 1,000 Instagram followers - loves racing across her local beach on special doggie wheels. Dubbed Henry...
This is the moment tempers boiled over between two riders in a motorbike race in February. Jorge Martinez and Marion Calvo came together in Costa Rica's National Motorbike Championship.
Cameron Millar, 11, from Edinburgh, has received a tweet of congratulations from Star Wars actor Mark Hamill after receiving a new bionic arm, complete with a specially-designed Star Wars BB-8 facade.
A wild Asian elephant got separated from his group and visited a Chinese town, China's state broadcaster CCTV reported.
Indonesian police said Monday they also found geckos and chameleons in the luggage of a Russian tourist who was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Bali.
An extremely rare albino penguin has made its debut at Gdansk Zoo in northern Poland.The albino penguin hatched in mid-December and has been under veterinary care. In the wild, such an unusual-looking penguin would be rejected by other penguins an...
An unique albino penguin made his media debut on Friday at a zoo in Poland. According to the director of Gdansk zoo the shy white chick is the only albino penguin in the world.
Florence “Flo” Filion Meiler, an 84-year-old competitive female pole vaulter, is headed to the world competition in Poland this week, where she'll be the only one in her age group for pole vaulting.
Meet 23-year-old George Lodge who began inspecting his hive in his birthday suit for a charity calendar to fund a research trip to Britain by a beekeeper he met in Zanzibar.
Mandatory Courtesy: @gracehoffman08 Rush hour traffic came to a standstill on a busy main road thanks to a reported runaway ostrich. The bird was spotted wandering between cars on the A12 in Colchester at around 5.30pm.
With the final series of Game of Thrones set to come out in April, fans have the chance to get inked by Lauren Winzer at The Circle in London, on April 16 and 17.
Law-breaking turned into breakdancing at the end of a Los Angeles vehicle pursuit. TV news helicopters were overhead Tuesday night when a suspect did a brief dance before being handcuffed.