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What Yahoo could gain from Alibaba's long-awaited IPO

On Friday, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba came one step closer to filing its long-awaited initial public offering, and early investor Yahoo one came step closer to reaping its massive benefits. In documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Alibaba estimates the price range for its shares will be between ...

Texas' Wendy Davis reveals details of 2 abortions

All eyes are on Democratic candidate for governor of Texas Wendy Davis after she revealed some deeply personal details in the heat of her campaign. Davis's upcoming memoir "Forgetting to be Afraid" touches on two abortions she had before embarking on her political career.  In the memoir, Davis says she terminated a pregnancy ...

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Photos of 18-inch ‘shrimp’ get national attention

A fisherman pulled in what has been described as a ‘monstrous giant shrimp’ off Fort Pierce, and has gained some national attention as a result. The Fish and Wildlife Commission, on its Facebook page, reported that fisherman Steve Bargeron saw a fellow fisherman pull in an 18-inch creature that bore ...

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Woman endures all-emoji diet for a week

An all-emoji diet could leave you with a smiley face or a sad face, depending upon your favorite foods. One thing is for sure: it isn’t very healthy. For one week, Atlantic writer Kelsey Rexroat consumed only the food items found in the emoji library. Emojis are symbols used in ...

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Woman killed by falling gargoyle statue

A woman in Chicago was reportedly killed when a piece of an ornamental gargoyle statue from a church fell and struck her in the head. The Huffington Post reports that the tragic incident took place Thursday in front of the Second Presbyterian Church, located in the South Loop neighborhood. The ...

Governor apologizes after embarrassing Twitter photo mix-up

Someone accidentally posted the wrong pic to Gov. Jack Markell's Twitter account. And if it was just a photo of a cute pet turtle or something, it probably wouldn't be blowing up the news. FOX NEWS: "It was supposed to show him at an elementary school event, but clearly it doesn't. The tweet was ...

This image released by Fox Searchlight shows Lupita Nyong'o in a scene from "12 Years a Slave." Nyong'o is nominated for an Oscar for her performance by an actress in a supporting role. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight, Francois Duhamel, file)

Economist article alleges slavery wasn't all bad

The Economist has been getting an earful after it published a book review claiming a book unfairly portrayed slave owners. Yeah, you heard me right.  The article published Thursday is a review on Edward Baptist's book, "The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism." This is the line that ...

Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien, center, Chief Operating Officer Cal McNair, right, and Houston Chronicle reporter Brian Smith, left, pour ice cold water over their head after an NFL football training camp practice Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Houston. The three were challenged to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS Association.

Irish nuns join celebrities who take the #IceBucketChallenge

It's been all over social media, taking a plunge to shine a light on Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease.   But what big name stars have taken the challenge?   >> Photos: Stars, regular folk accept their challenges Here's a sampling from the small screen, stage and even ...

Lt. Fred Agoopi, right, from the Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control, captures a venomous albino monocled cobra in Thousand Oaks, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. The snake was discovered missing on Monday in the 1300 block of Rancho Lane and now found behind a wood shed on Rancho Rd. (AP Photo/Ventura County Star, Chuck Kirman)

Fat deadly cobra finally caught in SoCal neighborhood

A fat cobra that had a California neighborhood on edge for days this week was in custody at the Los Angeles Zoo on Friday. The bite of this snake, a monocled cobra, can kill a person within hours if untreated. The poison in the snakes glands appeared intact, LA Zoo curator ...

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Giant spider dog stars in horror movie spoof

For those with arachnophobia, don’t worry. This creepy crawler wags its tail. The video of a dog wearing a giant spider costume and terrorizing a town has gone viral, with almost 6 million page views in just a day. The Daily Mail reports that the spider dog spoof is the ...

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Son killed in motorcycle crash; Mother releases video of moment of impact

Motorcycles are everywhere, and while many rides are uneventful, some can be dangerous and downright deadly.   That's the message one mother in the United Kingdom wants to get out - that motorcyclists and drivers need to be more careful on the road.   >> Read more trending stories   ...

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 22: Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns carries the football during the game against the Minnesota Vikings on September 22, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Josh Gordon to sell cars during NFL suspension

He is worthless on fantasy football rosters this season, but suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon wants to offer his fans something in the meantime. He wants to sell them a car. The NFL reports that during his yearlong suspension, Gordon will serve as a goodwill ambassador for an auto ...

INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24:  Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift attends the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for MTV)

Taylor Swift’s heartfelt message to fan goes viral

Taylor Swift is at it again. Known for her heartfelt, personal messages to fans, pop star Taylor Swift took to Instagram this past week to comment on a fan’s revelation that she was being bullied. The lengthy comment is thoughtful and optimistic, despite admitting that life isn’t always easy, even ...

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New commercial highlights athletic prowess of cats

Think cats are lazy? Think again. The new ad for Temptations cat treats caught the eye of Adweek. Tim Nudd of Adweek compares it to the Nike ads showcasing the amazing bodies of famous athletes. In fact, the commercial begins with athletes of the human variety striking poses.   Like ...

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Doctors: Don't pet fuzzy caterpillar

It looks harmless enough, even inviting petting, but stay far away from one furry caterpillar. According to WFLA, the puss caterpillar is actually the most poisonous in the U.S. and it's been found in Florida. >> Read more trending stories   Scientists say there are bristles under the hair that ...

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