WASHINGTON, Va. (AP) - One of the country's most renowned restaurants says mannequins will add a touch of whimsy and help with social distancing when customers return to its grand dining room later this month.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Xavier University's cancellation of its graduation ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic didn't stop one Tennessee senior from walking across the stage.
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A nine-year-old boy in Tennessee became the third child in his family to catch a monster fish, reeling in an 80-pound sturgeon that outweighed him by far.
FERNDALE, Mich. (AP) - Sarah Ignash spends her days looking after dogs in normal times. With her business temporarily shuttered because of the coronavirus, though, she's taken to walks on the wild side through her Detroit suburb with dancing bears, bipedal zebras and the like.
BOSTON (AP) - A Boston police officer used an electronic mating call Monday to help capture a peacock that had escaped from a nearby zoo.
HARLAN, Iowa (AP) - A Kansas man who sought legal permission in Iowa to engage in a sword fight with his ex-wife is not insane but merely angry over their child custody arrangement, according to a psychological evaluation.
BROOKLYN, Conn. (AP) - A man who had been kicked out of a McDonald's restaurant for having no face mask threw a rock through the window, stole some underwear from a Walmart and surrendered when police threatened to set a dog on him, authorities said.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - Inspired by 99-year-old Briton Tom Moore's multi-million pound charity walk, a Russian fellow World War II veteran has launched her own effort to gather contributions for the families of doctors and nurses who have died of COVID-19.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) - A Utah Highway Patrol trooper got a pint-sized surprise when he pulled over a 5-year-old driver who was swerving so badly he thought the driver needed medical attention.
WALKER, La. (AP) - Police are searching for an "aggressive chicken" accused of engaging in fowl play at an Louisiana bank.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida deputies arrested a man who had been living out his quarantine on a shuttered Disney World island, telling authorities it felt like a "tropical paradise."
CHICAGO (AP) - Somebody apparently needed a really big protective mask.