World / Offbeat Jul 14, 2019

75-year-old Florida man kicks alligator, saves dog

A 75-year-old Florida man kicked an alligator in the snout after it attacked his dog. Buddy Ackerman says the 8-foot (2.44-meter) gator came from a retention pond near his Palm Harbor condominium last week and grabbed the dog while they were out for an early ...

Adopted street dog named world's ugliest mutt in California

World / Offbeat Jun 22, 2019

Adopted street dog named world's ugliest mutt in California

Scamp the Tramp's looks have made him a winner — but it wasn't a beauty contest. The snaggle-haired, bug-eyed pooch took the top prize Friday at the 31st annual World's Ugliest Dog contest in Petaluma, California. Owner Yvonne Morones of Santa Rosa, California, won an appearance ...