- Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some mistakes are never too late to fix.
- Ultra-marathon runner reunited with missing stray dog
LONDON (AP) — An ultra-marathon runner has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through part of a grueling desert race in China and then went missing.
- Owner: Pig found after 6 weeks in 'pretty good' condition
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in "pretty good" condition after being missing for six weeks.
- Woman admits crickets, worms spilling on subway was a stunt
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank.
- Welcome to the fourth grade: Teacher's rap targets students
SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) — A new teacher who made a music video to welcome his students has become a bit of a star with his fourth-graders.
- Oldest floating US post office scrapes rock, runs aground
MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night could stop a U.S. mail boat — and then it ran aground in New Hampshire.
- Pot plants on display at Oregon State Fair in a first
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair and organizers say it's the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing. Oregon voted to legalize recreational marijuana in late 2014. Here are a few things to know about recreational marijuana in Oregon and about the display at the Oregon State Fair.
- Spieth has no chance against Spelling Bee co-champion
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Spieth was no match for the National Spelling Bee co-champion — with spelling and, ultimately, with putting.
- Police sergeant who filmed himself taking pot is released
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico police sergeant accused of unwittingly recording himself on a lapel camera taking marijuana from his office and giving it to his girlfriend has been released from jail.
- UK broadcaster shuts down for hour, asks viewers to exercise
LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise.