- Chinese gloat over Obama's turkey named Abe _ not Ah-bay
BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama's pardoning of a turkey named "Abe" this Thanksgiving has led some Chinese to gloat at the Japanese prime minister's expense.
- Where's the beef? Trucker steals 40,000 pounds of meat
LOGANTON, Pa. (AP) — Where's the beef? That's what authorities would like to know after someone stole 40,000 pounds of it from a meat plant in central Pennsylvania.
- Former luncheonette owner chooses to die in her restaurant
HOPEWELL, N.J. (AP) — A 78-year-old woman decided to spend her final hours last month — to her very last breath — in the now-shuttered New Jersey luncheonette she spent more than three decades running.
- Oregon firefighters rescue owl tangled in fishing line
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Wildlife rehabilitation workers say a great horned owl that was tangled in fishing line is resting after being rescued by Oregon firefighters.
- Baby red pandas at Philly zoo named Betsy and Ben, of course
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pair of baby red pandas at the Philadelphia Zoo have been named after two of the city's most famous residents: Betsy and Benjamin.
- Glitch causes bank customers to see billions in charges
HONOLULU (AP) — A technical glitch meant some First Hawaiian Bank customers logged on to their accounts to find that they appeared to be billions, or sometimes more than a trillion dollars in the red.
- 4 people meet for first time after 2 pairs of kidney swaps
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Four people have met for the first time since a pair of kidney swaps at a Connecticut hospital.
- Oldest known seabird is back at Midway Atoll near Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife officials say the world's oldest known seabird has returned to Midway Atoll.
- Police: Man finds skull in front yard of California home
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man bringing in his trash can from the street found a human skull in the front yard of his home and called police.
- Georgia sheriff revels in 'politically incorrect' sign
HAMILTON, Ga. (AP) — If you don't like a Georgia sheriff's political incorrectness, you can leave his county.