When Dave Reynolds hurt himself in the bathroom one night, he decided that no one should ever have to go through the same ordeal.
Matt Stonie upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.
British police say they have closed an investigation into who supplied Peaches Geldof with the heroin that killed her.
Which nation imported the most dollars worth of American flags from the U.S.? How many dollars worth of fireworks do Americans buy each year? And which patriotic city names are the most popular?
Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Popcorn that didn't quite fulfill its destiny. Those were some of the alternate-universe products at this week's 61st annual Fancy Food Show.
The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.
A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.
So it went Thursday at an Independence Day festival in Utah, where officials said a pig-shaped hot-air balloon descended quickly to the ground after hitting a Wyoming cowboy-themed entry.
The crash is the fourth Precision helicopter crash in nearly two decades, however Wednesday night’s crash is the first one involving fatalities.
Latin superstar Romeo Santos has Topped Taylor Swift with more than 4 billion views of his videos on YouTube.com.
BP and five Gulf states announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010.
The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.
A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people within a 2-mile radius.
A 12-year-old boy is recovering at a Seattle hospital after being seriously burned in a fireworks accident.
Workers building a rainwater storage tank under the Magnolia Bridge recently unleashed a torrent of Emerald City history, helping recover roughly 2,600 artifacts dating back as far as the 1700s, officials said Tuesday.
There is a peculiar tradition among the people of Australia’s Northern Territory of dressing up termite mounds to make them look more distinctive, or at least more humorous.
A man wearing underwear over his face robbed two Plaid Pantry stores at gunpoint Wednesday morning, and the store chain is offering a $2,000 cash reward for information that leads to his arrest.
The big reveal from Kim Kardashian's guest turn for San Francisco's revered Commonwealth Club of California on Tuesday night? She was wearing maternity Spanx under her black designer dress to conceal cellulite, not her pregnant belly.
Rapper Flo Rida has pulled out of his guest appearance at the "Miss USA" pageant later this month and Macy's has dumped Donald Trump, part of the continued fallout over the GOP hopeful's remarks about Mexican immigrants during his presidential campaign announcement.
Sonya Lea married the man she met at her high school dance in Canada more than 30 years ago. But without photographs and stories, Richard Bandy doesn't remember his childhood, their relationship or two adult children.
Treasure Valley residents stay cool in 100-degree weather in downtown Boise.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announced Tuesday they are going to divorce.