Two students at New York's Columbia University discovered they had more in common than the writing class they were taking after learning they are part of the same family.
A beaver stunned shoppers at a hardware store in Alaska on Friday after it was spotted taking a stroll through the store.
A substitute teacher has been removed from the classroom after a video surfaced showing him using a belt on students.
Vienna's gay-themed pedestrian traffic lights are here to stay.
U2's The Edge is nursing cuts and scrapes after falling off stage during the opening show of the band's world tour in Canada on Thursday night.
Russian media reports suggest that a woman was attacked and buried alive by a bear while she walked her dog.
The City of London police have issued a warning about the health risks posed by counterfeit makeup.
State police have cited a New York man for allegedly becoming enraged when he couldn't get macaroni-and-cheese at a Pennsylvania Turnpike rest stop.
Some Vienna pedestrian traffic lights are suddenly not only red or green. They're also gay or straight.
Police in Massachusetts have some sage advice: Don't go chasing after bears while drunk and armed with nothing more than a dull hatchet.
Beth Olem Cemetery is like many aging, final resting places, with assorted tombstones in varying condition, sizes and styles, surrounded by a brick wall and iron gate.
Austrian letter carriers have recently begun carrying a second bag — and it's not because of mail overload.
The Social Security Administration released the annual list of top baby names Friday.
Bear scare in Summit County. Check out the video and picture of the black bear near Park City.
Seattle police say they aren't pursuing charges against a shirtless man with a hammer who managed to get himself stuck in a basketball hoop.
Police say a University of South Carolina student has been arrested after her roommates set up a camera and caught her spitting and putting window cleaner in their food.
Scientists at the University of California believe they have developed a breakthrough drug which can prevent symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Franco Rabuffi hung up on Pope Francis twice because he could not believe the Pontiff could be calling him.
The International Space Station is finally serving up fresh Italian espresso.
A cheeky robber stole a large ice cream freezer from outside a convenience store after learning the clerk had fallen asleep.
A British man has been arrested for allegedly urinating in a hotel's ice machine in Florida.
A Texas A&M Galveston professor has failed every student in his strategic management class, berating them via email as a disgrace to the school.
A Cumberland, Rhode Island, man will serve time in prison for driving drunk four times in fewer than 48 hours.
If you love bacon and cinnamon rolls then this burger is for you!
Here and everywhere, people are debating the all-important question that has all but taken over Twitter: What color is this dress?
(ABC News) It appears the people charged with enticing travelers to Ithaca, New York, have thrown in the towel.
PARRISH, Fla. (CNN) Two admittedly nerdy people are facing a problem any hardcore fan can understand.
Kanye West's emotionally charged new single, 'Only One' is dedicated to his late mother and 18-month-old daughter. It's become an instant hit, with a little help from another musical genius, Paul McCartney, on keyboards.
(ABC News) Do you grimace when you hear some call a significant other 'bae' or throw out the word 'takeaway' in a meeting?
PARK CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Four months, 7,000 miles, 1 bus, all caught on camera. That's the Bus Life Adventure. It's the brain-child of professional snowboarder, Brock Butterfield.
Toy manufacturers have been getting backlash in recent years for making dolls too pretty, too skinny and too perfect-looking. Now, one doll is altering our perception of what it means to be beautiful.
AMERICAN FORK, Utah (Good 4 Utah) - A woman is reaching out to ask for your help, after she found a special gem at a yard sale.
OGDEN, Utah (Good 4 Utah) - A very special day for a Utah family, as they tried their hand at breaking a world record. Saturday afternoon, four generations from one family came together to go skydiving!
To build or not to build, that's been the question on the table for the city of Riverton after residents voiced concern over a plasma center going up right in their neighborhood.
Man vs high chair: high chair wins. This man got stuck inside the chair and his friends had a hard time getting him out.
ALBERTA, Canada (ABC NEWS) - After being teased on the beach, Tanis Jex-Blake posted an open letter on Facebook defending her right to show her body.
This video is going viral on YouTube right now. The child is crying because she thinks her little brother is so little and cute and doesn't want him to grow up.
DRAPER, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – Fire investigators have new information regarding house explosion in Draper Friday.
DRAPER, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Two months ago, I did a story on fitness gadgets and stumbled across a little nugget of information I never knew. I was starving myself. Not on purpose, I just never knew my fitness baseline so I was eating much less than my body needed.
Folk singer Woody Guthrie, B.1912
The cosmos has aligned, quite literally, for families, space geeks and insomniacs alike, as the Earth is set to intercept a new meteor shower late Friday into Saturday.
A Canadian tourist thought it would be a good idea to get a selfie near some rail tracks near the Inca trail in Peru. But that decision left him scratching his head after the train's conductor went by.
Pollutants in more than 16 percent of Chinese soil exceed national standards, an official report shows. For arable farmland, the percentage increases to almost 20 percent, which officials have called extremely worrying.
A new pill that balloons inside your stomach could help you lose weight. It isn't FDA approved and has a big price tag, but it could change the way people lose weight.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Last April, we introduced you to Jaylee Dutcher. The 9 year-old from Draper is an adrenaline junkie who doesn't let Spina Bifida get her down.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Thursday’s storm continues to cause plenty of headaches for travelers at Salt Lake International Airport. Some passengers have been stuck since early Thursday morning.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – Utah’s same sex marriage ban is in the national spotlight as three gay couples are challenging the law’s constitutionality.
KEARNS, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - As a Kearns teenager recovers from injuries sustained by a gunshot wound Saturday night, police have now determined that the only suspect in the shooting was himself.
PROVO, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – A family drama is set to unfold Thursday as the daughters of Michele MacNeill are expected to testify as star witnesses for the prosecution against their father.
SALT LAKE CITY, (ABC 4 Utah) - Authorities arrested a man inside the Utah State Capitol Tuesday afternoon after he drove up the outside steps, walked into the building and kicked the doors of the Supreme Court chamber.