Man with metal detector finds wedding ring lost 50 years ago

By Ben Hooper  (0) June 26 (UPI) -- A 94-year-old woman was reunited with her wedding ring after nearly 50 years thanks to a man who overheard her conversation about the gold band. Florene Bush, 94, a resident at a Leoma nursing home, was talking about her long-lost ring when she was overheard by Wesley White, [...]

2019-06-26T16:38:06+00:00June 26th, 2019|

Minnesota cat survives 35-minute washing machine cycle

By Ben Hooper  (0) June 24 (UPI) -- A Minnesota woman said her pet cat is down one of his nine lives after taking a 35-minute ride in the washing machine with a load of laundry. Stefani Carroll-Kirchoff said she checked on her laundry at the end of a 35-minute cycle at her home in Maplewood [...]

2019-06-25T15:10:37+00:00June 25th, 2019|

Veterinarians remove 19 pacifiers from bulldog’s stomach

June 21 (UPI) -- A Boston animal hospital said veterinarians used X-rays to discover the cause of a bulldog's nausea and vomiting: 19 pacifiers in his stomach. The MSPCA's Angell Animal Medical Center said Emily Shanahan, the owner of Mortimer, a 3-year-old bulldog, brought the canine into the facility in the spring to investigate the cause of [...]

2019-06-23T15:48:19+00:00June 23rd, 2019|

‘Frozen 2’: Elsa, Anna embark on a new journey in latest trailer

By Wade Sheridan  (0) June 11 (UPI) -- Sisters Elsa and Anna are back in the latest trailer for Disney's upcoming animated sequel, Frozen 2. The clip, released on Tuesday, follows Elsa (Idina Menzel) and Anna (Kristen Bell) along with their companions Kristoff (Jonathan Groff), Olaf (Josh Gad) and Sven as the group travels north to the mysterious [...]

2019-06-17T14:35:31+00:00June 17th, 2019|

Snake slithering up wall triggers Arkansas doorbell camera

By Ben Hooper  (2) June 13 (UPI) -- An Arkansas homeowner's doorbell camera was activated by a snake that slithered up the wall next to their front door to reach a bird's nest.The homeowner, identified only as Shane, said he was in a meeting at work when he received a notification that there was movement detected [...]

2019-06-17T14:29:27+00:00June 17th, 2019|

Texas Woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: ‘I’m not lying’

1 of 5 In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 photo, a tiger that was found in a Southeast Houston residence awaits transport to a rescue facility at the BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions building in Houston. A woman who called Houston's non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home [...]

2019-02-14T23:08:23+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Brooks & Dunn rework hits with new class of country stars

FILe - In this Aug. 12, 2009 file photo, Kix Brooks, left, and Ronnie Dunn of the country music duo Brooks & Dunn, talk about their decision to stop performing together as they answer questions from the audience during a television taping in Nashville, Tenn. The Grammy-winning duo is getting back in the studio together [...]

2019-02-08T15:29:09+00:00February 8th, 2019|

New app lets dog lovers swipe right for perfect pet match

1 of 7 In this photo taken on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, Vaidas Gecevicius, who developed an app helping to match stray dogs with potential owners, poses for a picture with a dog and shows this dog's profile on the app in Vilnius, Lithuania. A group of enthusiasts have launched an app that helps match [...]

2019-02-07T03:21:39+00:00February 7th, 2019|

Who’s the daddy? Surprise in Swiss orangutan paternity test

1 of 3 In this undated photo, released Thursday Jan. 31, 2019, by Zoo Basel, zoo keepers routinely take DNA samples from female orangutan cub Padma to determine her paternity at the Basel Zoo. ( Zoo Basel via AP) BERLIN (AP) — A paternity test on a baby orangutan has come back with a surprising [...]

2019-02-04T15:24:16+00:00February 4th, 2019|

Groundhog doesn’t see his shadow, predicting early spring

1 of 4 Groundhog Club co-handler Al Dereume, second from right, holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 133rd celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Phil's handlers said that the groundhog has forecast an early spring. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — It [...]

2019-02-02T15:10:38+00:00February 2nd, 2019|