Monkeys at the Lake Superior Zoo are now using iPads to create art and communicate with other animals.
Microsoft programmer is among 100 finalists for a proposed civilian outpost on Mars.
Nearly 100 teens storm Florida movie theater after being denied tickets to "50 Shades of Grey".
Visitors to a go-kart track and other businesses near a Sacramento, California drive-in were shocked to see "50 Shades of Grey" visible on the outdoor screen.
A team of researchers at Utah State University say spider silk may be the material of the future and they're using goats to help mass-produce it.
Florida high school disciplines student for saying "God Bless America".
Colorado treatment plant hopes to use brewery byproduct to help clean waste water.
A video purporting to show a slap off contest in Lubbock has gone viral on YouTube. The video was taken at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center during the last weekend of January as part of the The Inkmasters Tattoo Show.
Four Missouri family members arrested after staging kidnapping of 6-year-old boy to teach him about "Stranger Danger".
Longtime Wyoming sheriff's deputy resigns over new dress code that removed cowboy hats and boots from his uniform.
School employee says minutes were wasted after boy's collapse because 911 call was re-routed through Canadian dispatch center.
Parents of children found padlocked alone in filthy home appear in court; Mother is pregnant and on meth.
Doctors are calling a Missouri teen's recovery after his fall into an icy lake a miracle.
Former Olympic speed skater finds a new home on the roller derby track.
Craft brewers are up in arms over Budweiser's "Brewed the Hard Way" Super Bowl ad.
A Detroit, Michigan man has an extraordinarily difficult commute to work travelling 21 miles every day, much of it on foot.
A very unique looking and surprisingly lovable dog recently picked up by a Georgia Humane Society is finding fame on the internet.
Police search for man who set 6-year-old girl's hair on fire as she played outside.
New glasses let severely visually impaired baby see her mother for the first time, and the moment is caught on camera.
They're calling it "Boarzilla," a 790-pound hog shot in Comanche County. Blaine Garcia and Wyatt Walton killed the boar about three miles north of De Leon, Texas, their hometown.
Seattle marijuana producer Solstice rolls 12,000 joints for commemorative "12th Pack" promotion ahead of the Super Bowl.
Cat believed to be dead after being struck by car claws its way out of grave and returns home.
Footage shows a pair of owls and pair of eagles going talon-to-talon as they fight over a nest near Decorah, Iowa.
Cameras worn by California firefighters show dramatic rescue of three young children from burning home.
National news outlets including the Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express News, Cosmopolitan, MTV and others picked up a story on their websites Monday from Texas Tech.
California woman sentenced to probation after attempting to cut off her husband's penis with a pair of scissors.
Kris Kimber is now entitled to a lifetime of free tacos after he got a tattoo of a taco featuring the logo for Flint's new food truck, Vehicle City Tacos.
Kentucky teen captured after taking his 13-year-old girlfriend on a multi-state crime spree talks about their time on the run.
Man Sues casino, claiming he was too drunk to gamble when he lost $500,000 last year.
Vermont Teddy Bear Company catches heat for its new line of toys tied to the erotic novel and upcoming film "50 Shades of Grey".
Oregon man suffers broken ribs when he comes face-to-face with an escaped 800-pound bull.
Outdoor advertising company reaches agreement to remove controversial billboard erected along Alabama interstate.
Kentucky man accused of holding wife at gunpoint while tattooing "Slut" on her back.
Security footage shows police officer shoot off his own finger after store clerk hands him a loaded gun.
Toddler taken by carjackers answers mother's phone and helps lead police to abandoned car.
Arkansas gun range bans Muslims, turns away Hindu men as well.
Burst pipe turns Detroit home into frozen waterfall.
Alabama outdoor advertising company says they've been overwhelmed with calls about message on I-59 near Birmingham.
Community rallies around teen who became target of cyber-bullying after attempting to sell her plus-size prom dress on Facebook.
Kansas City family takes advantage of deep freeze by constructing backyard ice rink.
Firefighters rescue dog after it plunged through thin ice.
Harsh winter weather caused a layer of ice to freeze over on roadways across the Basin last week, and some decided to skate on thin ice - literally.
Eggnog chugging contest lands Utah man in the hospital.
Satanic Temple of Detroit erects "Snaketivity" display across from nativity scene at Michigan's capitol.
Florida golfer Gus Andreone recently became oldest person to sink a hole-in-one.
Photographer's hopes of using stuffed Santa to attract mountain lion lures a bear instead, with surprising results.
After thousands of 911 calls are traced to mentally-challenged man simply hoping to find music on the telephone, dispatchers deliver a heart-warming solution.
Idaho Packing company owners say someone has been setting animals free from their facility.
A Satanic display will soon stand next to Michigan's Capitol Christmas tree.
Police responding to a report of man shoplifting formula to feed his baby help the man buy supplies instead of arresting him.