DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Some mistakes are costly, but not this one. A Detroit-area man who accidentally bought an extra lottery ticket won two $1 million jackpots. Samir Mazahem of Dearborn Heights says he was saving
By MARION RENAULT Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say the armor of a seemingly indestructible beetle offers clues for designing stronger planes and buildings. The aptly named diabolical ironclad beetle can withstand being crushed by
EMBDEN, Maine (AP) — A North Carolina man with a metal detector has found a long-hidden, 222-year-old coin under a few inches of soil outside a church in Maine. The Bangor Daily News reports that Shane Houston
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Volunteers checking sea turtle nests on a South Carolina beach came upon a rare sight: a white sea turtle hatchling crawling across the sand. The town of Kiawah Island posted on its
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — Police in California have announced two arrests and the return of a pair of unique lizards that were stolen from a reptile shop last year. The Los Angeles Times reports the Long
NORWALK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in southern California say a mailman helped another man who accidentally cut his arm with a chainsaw late last week. KNBC-TV reported Monday that United States Postal Service mailman Fernando Garcia was
By CHRISTIANA SCIAUDONE and DAVID BILLER Associated Press SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian lawmaker has stepped down from his position representing President Jair Bolsonaro’s government, and has been suspended from the senate, after police searched his
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Comedian John Oliver made a secret trip to Connecticut last week to help cut the ribbon on a new sign naming the city’s sewage treatment plant in his honor. Danbury’s City Council voted
By MARION RENAULT Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York state and city wildlife officials say it’s too soon to know the local impact of exotic eels dumped into a Brooklyn lake last month. The nonnative
ST. STEPHEN, New Brunswick (AP) — A Canadian couple found a way for their grandparents from Maine to see their wedding despite the border closure because of the pandemic. It involved a boat used for hauling lobster
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida wildlife protection agency says it has broken up a trafficking ring that illegally trapped squirrels and shipped them to Asia. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Daniel Ahrens, 60, who owns Georgia Boy’s Bar-B-Que, was arrested for simple battery and booked into the Pinellas County Jail on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A ring-tailed lemur stolen from the San Francisco Zoo has been found. The 21-year-old male lemur named Maki was discovered missing shortly before the zoo opened to visitors on Wednesday. Investigators found evidence
By ANDREW DALTON AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stop-motion Rudolph of TV legend and his still-shiny nose are going up for auction. Santa is coming too. Figures of the flying reindeer and Saint Nick
PETRIFIED FOREST NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Researchers studying fossils among a vast expanse of petrified wood in eastern Arizona say they’ve found a new species. The tiny, burrowing reptile is part of a group known as
JARI TANNER Associated Press HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish carrier Finnair says it will start selling business class-style airline meals in a nationwide supermarket chain in a move to both keep its catering staff employed and also to
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The dean of South Carolina’s largest law school is apologizing for forwarding an email that contained the names of students who failed the exam to become a lawyer and the confidential bar exam
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Oslo have seized a tuned, privately-owned electric scooter with a top speed of 58 kilometers per hour (36 mph), which nearly 3 times more than the legally permitted pace. The electric
FOREST, Miss. (AP) — Law enforcement officers who pulled a driver over for a traffic violation in Mississippi say they discovered about 37 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside a spare tire stashed in the vehicle. The Scott
Birmingham City Council said about 25 kits had been given out by mistake in the student area of Selly Oak as part of its “drop-and-collect” service.
As the deputies responded, they each hit the body of the pedestrian, who was still in the middle of the road, officials said. The Florida Highway Patrol said the pedestrian had already been killed in the first collision.
A French museum has postponed an exhibit about the Mongol emperor Genghis Khan citing interference by the Chinese government, which it accuses of trying to rewrite history.
Police spokesman Sgt. L’Jean McKneely Jr. said the bus was unlocked and had a push start button, meaning no key was required.
“He had come to Peru with the dream of being able to enter,” Peru’s minister of culture, Alejandro Neyra said at a press conference Monday
“Voters do not have to worry about contracting COVID from their mail-in ballots,” said Courtney Bailey-Kanelos, Registrar of Voters in Sacramento County.
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian navy divers have removed an unexploded 100-pound bomb on a reef off the southeastern coast and a ship towed it to deeper water because it posed a significant risk to the public. The
By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — What looks like an asteroid may just be an old rocket from a failed moon-landing mission more than 50 years ago. The newly spotted object is