Category: News

24-year-old becomes youngest person to run 100 marathons

A 24-year-old runner crossed the finish line at the Los Angeles Marathon and became the youngest person to complete 100 marathons. Jocelyn Rivas, an El Salvador native and DACA recipient living in Los Angeles, said she became interested in running marathons after attending the Los Angeles Marathon as a spectator in 2013, and she ran […]

Eight camels, one llama escape circus to wander Madrid streets

A group of eight camels and one llama escaped from a circus in Spain and wandered the streets of Madrid before being rounded up by police. The Spanish National Police said the animals were found wandering the streets of the capital about 5 a.m., and officers rounded them up and returned them to the circus. […]

Lottery player’s second look reveals $813,336 jackpot

A North Carolina man who won a lottery jackpot of more than $800,000 said it took him a second look to realize he had matched the numbers. Derrick Lawrence of Knightdale told North Carolina Education Lottery officials he and his wife stopped at the Oak Park Mart in Raleigh and bought some Quick Pick tickets […]

Runaway trash can floats from South Carolina to Ireland

A trash barrel from a South Carolina beach ended up in the ocean and floated more than 3,500 miles to a beach in Ireland. The Myrtle Beach City Government said in a Facebook post that visitors to a beach in Mulranney, County Mayo, found a blue trash can on the beach that still bore stickers […]

World’s oldest conductor breaks his own record at 103

A 103-year-old Florida man conducted the U.S. Air Force Band’s Airmen of Note at a Washington concert to break his own Guinness World Record as the oldest conductor. Frank Emond of Cantonment initially set the record for the world’s oldest conductor in May 2019, when he conducted the Pensacola Civic Band at its Memorial Day […]

Bear wanders through California neighborhood, swims in backyard pool

A bear took a stroll through a California neighborhood and paused for a dip in a resident’s backyard pool. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department warned residents of a neighborhood in San Dimas to remain in their homes when a bear was spotted wandering through the area. The bear wandered through multiple back yards before […]

Hikers share tense encounter with mountain lion in California

A pair of California hikers captured video when they came face to face with a mountain lion on an Orange County trail. Mark Girardeau, who posted footage of the encounter to YouTube, said he was hiking with Rachel de Vlugt in Trabuco Canyon when they spotted the mountain lion watching them from about 20 feet […]