Authorities say a Florida woman who was 9 months pregnant and her family became ill after eating meat tainted with LSD.
Tampa police say doctors induced labor and the woman had a healthy baby boy. The entire family was eventually released from the hospital in good condition.
David Catania, a gay member of the D.C. Council, hasn't announced his candidacy for mayor — yet.
But Catania already has the endorsement from the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund.
Reality TV Pastor Jamie Coots, who starred in the National Geographic show Snake Salvation, died last night from the bite of a rattler after refusing treatment from emergency workers out of deference to God.
Wondering what to get that special someone for Valentine’s Day?
The Center for Biological Diversity is offering free “Love Calls of the Wild” ringtones.
The Iowa State Fair’s famed butter cow will share the limelight this year with some others used to more than their fair-share of attention.
The Des Moines Register reports that the stars of the A&E television hit show “Duck Dynasty” will join the fair’s grandstand lineup.
A poll released on Feb. 25 shows that an overwhelming majority of Kansas voters oppose a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to same-sex couples and others on religious grounds. They also support Dorothy over the Wicked Witch of the West in a hypothetical contest for governor.
Trying to sell young adults on the idea of health insurance before an upcoming deadline, Illinois officials announced on Feb. 10 they are launching an ad campaign with the satirical online newspaper The Onion.
Banner ads on The Onion website will depict a toy action figure with the words: "Man without health insurance is forced to sell action figures to pay medical bills." The ads say: "Get Covered. Don't sell your action figures."
This year’s World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison will feature more than 2,600 entries from 22 nations.
The event will be held March 18 and 19. There’ll be 2,615 entries in cheese and butter categories, a 5 percent increase from last year.
Two Long Island, New York, radio personalities were suspended after their on-air hoax about a homophobic parent.
David Widmer, general manager of Connoisseur Media Long Island, the station's owner, told Newsday in New York that Steve Harper and Leeana Karlson of Farmingdale's WKJY/93.3 FM were suspended over the weekend.
A central Ohio woman who loathed being named "Sheila" and wanted a moniker that reflected her personality has legally changed her first name to "Sexy."
A judge approved the request this week from the 41-year-old Pataskala woman, formerly named Sheila Ranea Crabtree.
Internet pranksters have flooded Yelp with reviews lauding an Enid, Okla., diner as the best gay bar in town. The campaign is designed to taunt the diner’s right-wing owner Gary James, an anti-gay, white supremacist who refuses to serve gays and other minorities.
James, who has owned and run Gary’s Chicaros for 44 years, told local news channel KFOR-TV: “I think I can spot a freak or a faggot.”