- Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image.
- Teacher who was late 111 times says he was eating breakfast
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame for his tardiness.
- Lottery winners don't get largesse, but get left out
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Big-time Illinois Lottery winners aren't getting the largesse. They're getting left out.
- Benedictine monk relaxing atop wind turbine spotted by drone
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — A Benedictine monk who works at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air.
- Golf club owner agrees to pay $100,000 over manure incident
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — The owner of a Southern California golf club, who raised a stink by spreading chicken manure on the course, has agreed to pay $100,000 to air pollution regulators.
- Police confront North Dakota students armed with telescope
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Two North Dakota State University students got a scare when armed police officers mistook their telescope for a rifle.
- Girls named Destiny questioned in cliffside vandalism case
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Sheriff's deputies have interviewed more than a dozen girls named "Destiny" trying to crack a vandalism case where someone spray-painted a prom invitation on a southwest Idaho cliffside.
- 'Fire hazard' home burns as couple signs deed to buy it
MEYERSDALE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania couple who bought a neighboring vacant house because they feared it was a fire hazard was right: It caught fire while they were at the county courthouse signing the deed.
- WWI cannon swiped from outside Veterans of Foreign Wars post
BENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A World War I cannon was stolen from outside a Veterans of Foreign Wars building in Michigan, and an official is concerned it could be sold for scrap metal.
- Beware manspreading, enjoy wine o'clock: new Oxford words
LONDON (AP) — Manspreading is so widespread it's now a word.