World / Offbeat Dec 6, 2018

Boy overturns Colorado town's ban on snowball fights

A 9-year-old boy has thrown his first snowball — legally — after a battle to overturn a century-old ordinance banning snowball fights in the small Colorado town of Severance. Dane Best said he decided to take on local authorities and persuade them to change the ...

World / Offbeat Dec 2, 2018

Suitor drops engagement ring into grate in Times Square

New York City police sought on Saturday for an unlucky suitor who dropped an engagement ring down a Times Square grating while proposing to his fiancee. Video shared on social media by the New York Police Department showed the man fumble the ring before lying ...