The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch whose human family dreams of making her a therapy dog.
Police at the Anchorage airport lost track of a small quantity of explosives used for training bomb-sniffing dogs.
Police say a man used a potato to pretend he had a gun while trying to rob a Rhode Island business.
Members of the Northampton Fire Department hopped into action when they heard the Easter Bunny was trapped and needed help.
Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
A woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online.
No stolen hearts on this first date. Instead, a New Jersey woman says a man she met on a dating website stole her dog and her flat-screen TV.
The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry.
A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria — after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation.
An upstate New York courthouse is being named for a recently retired judge, but another jurist is saying, "Objection!"
Some Olympia residents say they have been awakened in the overnight hours by a mysterious humming sound.
A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.
A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" that he says a school official perceived as a threat.
The Port Angeles School District is telling students not to bring urine samples to school.
Rhode Island's Bryant University is asking graduates to resist the urge to take selfies with its president when receiving their diplomas to prevent the already long ceremony from dragging on.
Penn State police say three male students who reportedly posed nude for a photo at the university's Nittany Lion Shrine face school discipline.
Rhode Island's Bryant University is asking students to resist the urge to take selfies with its president while receiving their diplomas.
A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.
There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter.
A Brooklyn woman says her mother accidentally moved a stranger's car with a key that fit two vehicles.
Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.
Could this prospective juror take a bite out of crime?
A Maine animal shelter has so many carrots it doesn't know what to do.
A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.