Category United States

Goat knocks Utah paperboy down, chases him up tree

By: KSL SMITHVILLE, Utah (KSL) – A Utah paperboy had an unusual encounter during his morning route. The 14-year-old says a goat knocked him to the ground and chased him up a tree. The goat had been chained up in Marissa Benson’s yard when he broke free. That’s when Jaxon Gessel says he was attacked. […]

Learning That Odd Is Normal

  By TARA PARKER-POPE A few months ago, I was at home reading a review copy of “Oddly Normal” by my colleague John Schwartz. The book begins with the suicide attempt of John’s then 13-year-old son, Joe, who had recently told his classmates he was gay. It goes on to explain how Joe’s parents struggled with […]

Teen Arrested During TV Interview

Teen Arrested During TV Interview By Melissa Knowles | Trending Now – Thu, Nov 15, 2012 It’s embarrassing enough when something bad happens to you if there are people around to witness it, but take that to another level: Imagine getting arrested in front of a news crew while you’re being interviewed. That’s exactly what happened to 18-year-old Reilly Neuklis, […]

Lance Armstrong just happens to pose next to his Tour de France jerseys

By Jay Busbee | The Turnstile – Photo: Lance Armstrong isn’t taking this Tour de France thing lying down. Now THIS is a finely-honed troll move. Over the weekend, the above photo showed up in Lance Armstrong’s Twitter feed, accompanied by the message “Back in Austin and just layin’ around … ” Armstrong is, of course, reclining oh-so-casually in front […]

Wife Sleeps In, Misses Tie-Breaking Vote

Katie MacDonald was joking the night before Tuesday’s election when she told her husband – a candidate for city council in the small town of Walton, Kentucky – that if he didn’t wake her up to vote the next day, the race would end up as a tie. He should have taken her more seriously. […]

California teen steps into rattlesnake nest, survives

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A teenage California girl searching for a cell phone signal to call her mother in a rural area outside San Diego inadvertently stepped into a nest of rattlesnakes and was bitten six times, but survived. “I was trying to find a signal to call my mom and text my boyfriend,” she said on Friday, a […]