Nov 24, 2015

Australian Phuc Dat Bich 'honored' after name goes viral

Phuc Dat Bich, an Australian man who became an Internet sensation after complaining his Facebook page kept being shut down, says he is honored his name has made people laugh. The 23-year-old, who is of Vietnamese origin, originally posted a complaint on Facebook in ...

Shirt photos offer sometimes awkward moments of APEC unity

Nov 17, 2015

Shirt photos offer sometimes awkward moments of APEC unity

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summits, which draw the U.S. president and 20 other regional leaders, are sometimes memorable for just one moment: the leaders posing for a group photo in unexpected attire. Former President Bill Clinton started the tradition in 1993, when he handed ...

Family builds Star Wars costume for son with cerebral palsy

Oct 31, 2015

Family builds Star Wars costume for son with cerebral palsy

A Star Wars-loving Utah family devised an elaborate and awe-inspiring solution to the challenge of finding a Halloween costume for their 5-year-old son with cerebral palsy. Chantelle and Patrick Bailey built a detailed replica of the Millennium Falcon that fits around Sebastian Bailey’s walker. ...

Oct 3, 2015

Train evacuated in France over bag of stinky meat

A suspicious gas-like stench aboard a high-speed train led to the evacuation Friday of some 250 people in France before bio-chemical experts traced it to a package of stinky fermenting meat in a passenger’s bag. Local government officials in the Burgundy region of central ...

Oct 2, 2015

Baboons force Zimbabwe radio station off air

A radio station in Zimbabwe was temporarily forced off the air after a group of baboons raided a transmission tower and chewed through cables, a state daily reported Thursday. The Chronicle newspaper said the newly-launched YA FM went down during the breakfast show on ...

Sep 29, 2015

Dating apps fire back at billboards linking them STD spread

An AIDS health care group is defending an ad campaign in Los Angeles that links popular dating apps with the spread of sexual transmitted diseases. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation targets Tinder, a location-based dating app, and Grindr, a similar site for gay men, in ...