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This Jan. 3, 2019 photo shows snow covered Swastika Acres in Englewood, Colo. The neighborhood in the Denver suburb was named Swastika Acres decades before the symbol was adopted by the Nazis. KDVR-TV reports the Cherry Hills Village City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, April 16, 2019, to approve a name change to "Old Cherry Hills" to prevent future controversy. (Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via AP)
Colorado city votes to rename 'Swastika Acres' neighborhoodCity council in votes to drop the name 'Swastika Acres' from a neighborhood
The Associated Press12 hours ago
This photo provided by Painesville police shows an officer holding an iguana at the police station on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 in Painesville, Ohio.  Police say an unruly customer at a restaurant pulled the iguana from under his shirt, swung it around and threw it at the manager. Police say they apprehended the suspect a few blocks away in the city roughly 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Cleveland. Authorities did not say what provoked the attack.  (Painesville Police Department via AP)
Customer threw iguana at restaurant manager, police sayAuthorities say a customer at an Ohio restaurant pulled out a turquoise iguana from under his shirt, swung it around and threw it at the manager
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this March 23, 2012, file photo, Ned S. Gilmore, collections manager of vertebrate zoology, shows a hellbender salamander in the collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal salamander that can grow to be more than two feet long. The House voted 191-6 on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, to grant the honor to the Eastern hellbender, and Gov. Tom Wolf's office said he plans to sign it. AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Eastern hellbender voted Pennsylvania's official amphibianPennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal salamander that can grow to be more than two feet long and is battling declining numbers across much of its range
The Associated Press1 day ago
Harvard dorm ends decades-old goat roast traditionA Harvard University residence hall is ending a decades-old tradition of skinning and barbecuing a goat in the courtyard because of student discomfort and health concerns
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2010, photo, a muskrat swims in a pond near Buffalo, N.Y. Roman Catholics in the Detroit area get a reprieve from their obligation to abstain from eating meat on Fridays during Lent. But only to dine on a certain rodent. The Archdiocese of Detroit says a long-standing permission dating to the region's missionary history in the 1700s allows local Catholics to eat muskrat "on days of abstinence, including Fridays of Lent." (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)
Muskrat love: Detroit-area Catholics permitted to eat rodentDetroit-area Roman Catholics are allowed to eat muskrat during Fridays in Lent
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Monday, April 15, 2019, photo, a dog is seen at Dog Smile House Clinic in Songkhla, southern Thailand. "Survivor" the dog is safely back on land after being found by oil rig workers swimming about 135 miles from shore in the Gulf of Thailand. Chevron Thailand worker Vitisak Payalaw posted on Facebook that the dog was sighted last Friday swimming toward the platform. Vitisak says the pup clung to the platform below deck without barking or whimpering. The workers think the dog fell off a fishing trawler. (Dog Smile House via AP)
Thai oil rig workers rescue dog swimming 135 miles offshore"Survivor" the dog is safely back on land after being found by oil rig workers swimming about 135 miles from shore in the Gulf of Thailand
The Associated Press1 day ago
Man sues parents for getting rid of his vast porn collectionAn Indiana man is suing his parents in Michigan after they got rid of 12 boxes of pornographic films and adult magazines worth an estimated $29,000
The Associated Press3 days ago
In this Friday, April 12, 2019 photo, artist Doug Unkrey, creator of the 800-pound hammer sculpture, examines the hammer head's condition after its return to his studio at the Voigt Family Sculpture Foundation in Healdsburg, Calif. "The Hammer" sculpture was stolen in October 2018 from its installation at the Healdsburg Community Center. (Alvin Jornada/The Press Democrat via AP)
Part of giant hammer artwork stolen in California returnedNorthern California authorities say that part of a giant hammer stolen last year has been returned
The Associated Press4 days ago
3 naked women at rest stop lead deputies on chase in FloridaAuthorities say three women who were applying suntan lotion in the nude at a Florida rest stop led police on a 21-mile chase, drove a car at a deputy and threatened another deputy with a bat
The Associated Press5 days ago
This Wednesday, April 10, 2019 photo Oklahoma's new Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, left, talks on the set of "American Ninja Warrior" outside the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Okal., after trying out the obstacle course. Organizers of the reality television show that features high-level athletes racing through grueling obstacles say the 47-year-old ex-CEO is the first governor to give the course a try. Stitt bloodied his elbow completing a rope swing to a landing pad after jumping across a pool of water. (Donelle Harder/Office of Governor Kevin Stitt via AP)
Oklahoma governor tries 'American Ninja Warrior' courseOklahoma's new Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt is taking a shot at the "American Ninja Warrior" obstacle course outside the state Capitol in Oklahoma City
The Associated Press5 days ago
Girl not amused by 'SNL' joke about her disabled pet chickenA Vermont girl isn't happy that her disabled pet chicken was joked about on 'Saturday Night Live'
The Associated Press5 days ago
German students have algorithm for Game of Thrones deathsSpoiler alert: Computer science students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an application that scours the internet for data on the popular Game of Thrones series, and uses an algorithm to predict which characters survive.
The Associated Press5 days ago
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