Zoo Witness: Gorilla Was ‘Protecting’ 4-Year-Old

-- A witness present at the Cincinnati Zoo says the 450-pound gorilla that was shot and killed after a 4-year-old boy fell into...

At Least 4 Shot Inside NYC Venue Before T.I. Concert

-- At least four people were shot at a New York City concert venue before rapper T.I. was scheduled to perform, officials said. The...

Alberta wildfire growing, may reach Saskatchewan

-- The massive wildfire that forced almost 90,000 people to evacuate in Alberta is growing and approaching the neighboring province of Saskatchewan, Canadian...

Stranger Returns Some of NYC Man’s Lost Wallet With Hilarious Note

-- When Reilly Flaherty lost his wallet at a concert in Brooklyn a few weeks ago, he assumed the worst: his cash, IDs...

Hero Mom Describes How She Chased Off Would-Be Car-jackers at Gas Station

A mom who tackled two carjackers last week told ABC News she didn’t even consider “what they could have done” to her. Angie Padron...

Small Plane Lands Safely in Backyard After Engine Ices Up

The pilot of a single-engine plane safely landed in a field behind a western New York home after the engine iced-up. Jeremiah Coholan and his...

Dow futures tumble as China turmoil rattles nerves

-- U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply lower open on Thursday after trading in China was suspended for the second time in...

NASA: Asteroid to pass by Earth on Christmas Eve

NASA scientists calculate that asteroid 163899, also known as 2003 SD220, will make its closest approach to Earth on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. The asteroid...

Nicolas Cage is giving his Tyrannosaurus skull back to Mongolia

Cage bought the fossil for $276,000 at an auction in 2007. According to federal prosecutors in New York, it had been removed illegally from...