HONOLULU (AP) - A Hawaii man was surfing with his girlfriend when - instead of hanging 10 - he knelt down on one knee on his board and proposed.
MOSSEL BAY, South Africa (AP) - The makers of a South African gin infused with elephant dung swear their use of the animal's excrement is no gimmick.
SEATTLE (AP) - Seismologists in Washington state have used Major League Soccer's championship as an opportunity to study information collected while fans shook the stadium.
OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan man whose hobbies include ritualized combat with replica weapons from the Middle Ages says he wielded a battle ax he calls "my baby" to fend off an intruder.
BOWNE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Quick-thinking hunters in central Michigan have rescued two deer who literally became locked in battle.
MAGNOLIA, Ohio (AP) - A mayoral election in a small Ohio village could once again be decided by a coin toss.
PARIS (AP) - So this is what freedom tastes like.
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Some New Jersey residents have been getting an early Thanksgiving surprise.
If you woke up to a weird text that seemed totally out of place, you aren't alone. A mysterious wave of missives swept America's phones overnight, delivering confusing messages from friends, family and the occasional ex.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Waffle House is known to not close for anything - even if there's only one worker behind the counter.
HILTON HEAD, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina man who went to McDonald's for a sweet tea says he received a little extra herbal substance on the side.
HARRINGTON, Maine (AP) - A Maine lobsterman hauled in an unusual catch 5 miles off the coast - a live deer.