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Truckload of fish guts spills, blocks Washington highway

Truckload of fish guts spills, blocks Washington highway

This is what a truck-load of fish guts looks like. Highway 101 in southwestern Washington was blocked yesterday when this semi tipped and shed its

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MVP of traffic cameras rakes in $11.6 million in speeding tickets

MVP of traffic cameras rakes in $11.6 million in speeding tickets

If you live or work in Washington, watch your speed on New York Avenue, or you’re likely to end up paying for it. Fed up

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Felicia Garcia bullying suspects suspended

Felicia Garcia bullying suspects suspended

Since Felicia Garcia jumped in front of a train after a series of despondent texts and Facebook updates, two of the bullies connected with her

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High-school football ban proposed by Paul Butler, N.H. doctor

High-school football ban proposed by Paul Butler, N.H. doctor

High-school football's days might be numbered if Paul Butler, a retired doctor from Dover, N.H., gets his way. He's proposed a ban on the American institution

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David Skeberdis has 300 birds removed from his home

David Skeberdis has 300 birds removed from his home

A Chicago-area man’s flighty obsession came to an end Friday: David Skeberdis had been hoarding birds. Many, many birds. About 325, according to officials in the

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Feds sue Meridian Mississippi over 'school-to-prison' pipeline:

Feds sue Meridian Mississippi over 'school-to-prison' pipeline:

Today’s SMH news comes from Meridian, Miss., where the federal government is accusing the city of being part of a countywide "school-to-prison pipeline," in which

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CNN yanks story linking women's hormones to how they vote

CNN yanks story linking women's hormones to how they vote

Rich are the annals of embarrassing media stories, and, on Wednesday, CNN.com submitted its entry for ludicrous news story when writer Elizabeth Landau posted a study

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Angie Epifano, other students call out Amherst for its treatment of sexual assaults

Angie Epifano, other students call out Amherst for its treatment of sexual assaults

Amherst College in Massachusetts has been under fire since an op-ed by former student and rape survivor Angie Epifano went viral last week. Epifano recounted the

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Cops to dig up driveway, hope to find Jimmy Hoffa (yeah, again)

Cops to dig up driveway, hope to find Jimmy Hoffa (yeah, again)

It sounds like a script for a mob movie: A dying man tips off the cops about a body buried beneath a suburban Detroit driveway

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Substitute teacher allegedly duct tapes student's mouth shut

Substitute teacher allegedly duct tapes student's mouth shut

A Louisiana mother is speechless after learning that a substitute teacher duct-taped her son's mouth shut in an attempt to keep him quiet. Michelle Droddy says

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Soda ban approved by New York City Board of Health

Soda ban approved by New York City Board of Health

The soda ban is here. Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial proposal to ban sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces has been approved by the New York

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Gunman on University of Connecticut campus commits suicide

Gunman on University of Connecticut campus commits suicide

An armed man who prompted the evacuation of the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point Campus in Groton has committed suicide, according to local reports. The campus was cleared

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Gay couple says bakery refused to make their wedding cake:

Gay couple says bakery refused to make their wedding cake:

The website for Colorado's Masterpiece Cakeshop says "If you can think it up, [they] can make it into a cake!" Well, unless you're thinking of

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Superhero garbage truck driver saves runaway stroller

Superhero garbage truck driver saves runaway stroller

Driving a garbage route might sound like a mind-numbing job, but Jeff Blackburn is certainly alert when he has to be. The Seattle man saw

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Comic wants to take a swing at conservative pundit, literally

Comic wants to take a swing at conservative pundit, literally

Vegan comedian Jamie Kilstein doesn't want to take it outside with conservative Jonah Goldberg -- he wants to take it inside the ring. For charity. Still

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New York plotting not-so-sweet jumbo soda ban

New York plotting not-so-sweet jumbo soda ban

Massive soda freaks, New York City is no place for you. The metropolis plans to ban the sale of cups or bottles of soda and

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Church apologizes to gays on behalf of the 'narrow-minded'

Church apologizes to gays on behalf of the 'narrow-minded'

Amid all the controversy over same-sex marriage and calls for equality, one church from California is taking a moment to apologize to gays for what

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State OKs medical marijuana, but don't get excited, stoners

State OKs medical marijuana, but don't get excited, stoners

The victory cigars might smell a bit funny for Connecticut lawmakers after the state senate passed medical marijuana legislation last night, which the governor is

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Mom uses toy sword to fight off bear attacking family dog

Mom uses toy sword to fight off bear attacking family dog

A toy sword isn't a toy when you use it to scare off a bear, which is exactly what a Massachusetts woman did after she

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Seattle, welcome your new 8-ton jackal-headed overlord

Seattle, welcome your new 8-ton jackal-headed overlord

The first things that leap to mind when you think "Seattle" are the constant drizzle, the bottomless cups of coffee and, of course, the Egyptian

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Patient teen uses 5,000 soda can tabs to make prom dress

Patient teen uses 5,000 soda can tabs to make prom dress

Who says today's kids demand instant gratification? Colorado high school junior Regan Kerr spent two years collecting 5,114 soda can tabs (and, no, she didn't

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Dying mom gets unapproved drug due to video plea

Dying mom gets unapproved drug due to video plea

Darlene Gant's last chance at beating stage-four breast cancer lies in an unapproved drug that is set for a June release. Knowing she might not

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Hating Girl Scouts backfires for state lawmaker

Hating Girl Scouts backfires for state lawmaker

Two months after bizarrely assailing the Girl Scouts for "sexualizing young girls" and "becoming a tactical art of Planned Parenthood," Indiana state Rep. Bob Morris of

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Health department ponders banning happy hour, fun

Health department ponders banning happy hour, fun

New York has never been a cheap place to get drinks, but the Department of Health might make things even pricier if they go through

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Horribly racist article outrages parents, readers of every race

Horribly racist article outrages parents, readers of every race

Conservative columnist John Derbyshire's advice in "Taki's Magazine" for white and Asian parents is disturbing people of all colors and creeds. Derbyshire wants "non-black" parents

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Mega Millions 'winner' now says she has truly lost ticket

Mega Millions 'winner' now says she has truly lost ticket

The former McDonald's worker who claimed she had scooped $105 million in last week's Mega Millions has a big problem: She says she has "misplaced"

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Woman complains about hamburgers, ends up in jail

Woman complains about hamburgers, ends up in jail

In commercials for Carl's Jr., a Hardee's sister company, the burgers are so delicious even supermodels can't eat them without involuntarily writhing in pleasure. In real

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Selfish Mega Millions ‘winner’ says ticket still in McDonald's

Selfish Mega Millions ‘winner’ says ticket still in McDonald's

A former McDonald's employee who's refusing to share the Mega Millions jackpot she supposedly won and that she allegedly promised to split with her co-workers

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BU students don't appreciate paper's Disney rape humor

BU students don't appreciate paper's Disney rape humor

A good sign that you bungled your April Fools' prank is when people are still angry three days later. That's the case at Boston University, where

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Storm-chaser confirms lightning vs. lottery odds

Storm-chaser confirms lightning vs. lottery odds

Anyone scoffing at the well-circulated statistic that they were 50 times more likely to be struck by lightning than win Friday's Mega Millions lottery needs

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