An Applebee's waitress who posted a receipt with a note from a pastor complaining about the automatic gratuity added to the bill on the Internet was fired on Wednesday after the pastor complained to her manager. Chelsea Welch, the waitress, wrote in an email to Yahoo News that the pastor (who has since been identified [...]
Beatboxing, or using your own voice to simulate a variety of musical instruments, is no easy feat. But an amazing French beatboxer has taken the art to a whole new level: Call it speed beatboxing. In his most recent video uploaded to YouTube, Alem, as he is known, sets a metronome to various lightning-quick beats-per-minute [...]
REYKJAVIK, Iceland - A 15-year-old Icelandic girl has been granted the right to legally use the name given to her by her mother, despite the opposition of authorities and Iceland's strict law on names.
Nearly three weeks after making his public debut at the San Diego Zoo, panda cub Xiao Liwu is proving to be quite the ham.
Sad news from the Winter X Games, as the worst fears for injured snowmobiler Caleb Moore were realized.
Nancy Pelosi has gotten plenty of television airtime as leader of the House Democrats. But on Thursday she’ll score perhaps her biggest on-air cameo yet, guest-starring in the final episode of NBC’s critically acclaimed comedy series, “30 Rock.” The congresswoman is set to play herself as Tiny Fey’s show has its official swan song. According [...]
Despite facing a campaign to impose new gun restrictions—one backed by President Barack Obama after a string of deadly mass shootings across the country—the National Rifle Association says it has no intention of backing away from its stalwart defense of gun ownership. Indeed, the organization's leaders think it's a battle they'll win. NRA President David [...]
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say an assistant district attorney has been shot and killed near the North Texas county courthouse where he worked.
Just because something's gross doesn't mean it isn't valuable. Case in point: Whale barf. A man taking his dog for a walk on the beach came across a pile of (maybe! hopefully!) whale vomit. Now he could stand to make more than $50,000 from the find. Who would pay tens of thousands of dollars for [...]