PRAIRIE CITY, Iowa — The odds of being struck by lightning in your lifetime are about 1 in 12,000, according to an estimate by the National Weather Service. For Sparky the bison, he’s already met that fate — and survived.
If retirement readiness were a college class, the U.S. would be shrugging and using the old adage "Cs get degrees."
The story of Wisconsin inmate Steven Avery opened viewers' eyes to the alleged injustice involved in his court case. Now, fans of the Netflix docuseries "Making a Murderer" are asking government leaders to open their eyes with petitions related to freeing Avery.
An influential figure in sports broadcasting died a year ago today — but a video his daughters filmed to mark the occasion shows he lives on through the lessons he instilled in them.
A dispute over workplace prayer prompted Muslim employees at a Colorado meat company to protest by skipping three days.
If temperatures dip below freezing in New York this week, local governments will be required to force homeless people off the streets and into shelters to comply with an executive order by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to the New York Times.
Among 2015's parenting trends was moms and dads taking inspiration from Instagram filters when naming newborns.
A reporter bored and waiting for her post-Christmas flight in an airport terminal found a bit of entertainment when overhearing fellow passengers flirt with each other.
A recent report by The New York Times indicated depictions in media of a slew of families making cross-country holiday trips to see mom and dad might not prove accurate.
Dealing with unexpected or ongoing hardships, Glasgow's needy understand any supper could be their last.
Mona Haydar decided the best way to take a stand against anti-Muslim misconceptions was to make one.
Jan. 1 will ring in a new year and higher minimum wages for workers in 13 states, similar to the first day of 2015, when 20 states and the District of Columbia saw minimum wage increases, according to Quartz.
It isn't necessary for people to conduct a vigorous Internet search to find out why they developed a taste for specific kinds of music and what those preferences mean.
Defiant children may cause their parents headaches when refusing to listen — but a 2015 study indicated such rebellion could pay off later.
When a diner customer dropped $3,000 on the floor and left, a man who could use it most found the stash.