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    Photos of the day - April 1, 2015 (23 photos)

    Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flows seen from Tiga Serangkai, North Sumatra, Indonesia, an Indian migrant laborer girl works at a brick factory in Lalitpur, Nepal and a worker tying rows of crackers together in a fireworks factory in Sri Lanka are some of the photos of the day.…

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    Cat selfies (15 photos)

    If Kim Kardashian were a feline she'd be purr-fect for the new book "Cat Selfies," which features a collection of the world's best kitty shots. The furry frames have been compiled by cat owner Charlie Ellis, who has scoured the globe for the perfect puss pictures. In his book "Cat Selfies," felines…

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  • Astronauts capture incredible images of Super Typhoon Maysak

    This is what the massive storm looks like from the International Space Station as it churns in the western Pacific.

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    Best of Banksy (28 photos)

    Recent works from the elusive British street artist, Banksy, include murals in Gaza and West Bank. A Palestinian man was lamenting his misfortune on April 1, 2015, after selling his bombed-out doorway to a local artist without realizing that the image painted on it was by Banksy and could be…

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  • Identical triplets marry on same day in same dress

    Identical triplets Rafala, Rocheli and Tagiane Bini have shared everything over the years — their birthday, looks, and similar tastes. And now they can add a wedding day to that list. Yes, that’s right — the 29-year-old triplets from Brazil all got married on the same day. They even all wore the…

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  • Watch this little kid break it down to ‘Uptown Funk’

    It’s Wednesday, so that must mean another “Uptown Funk” video is making the rounds on the Internet.

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    Arkansas lawmakers pass a Religious Freedom Restoration Act (13 photos)

    Arkansas lawmakers passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians, drawing a swift demand from Wal-Mart Stores Inc for the governor to veto the bill. Arkansas followed Indiana, which passed a similar act last…

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  • 7 Ways Your Beauty Products Can Do Double Duty

    You don’t need a product for every beauty need. Instead, try using your everyday essentials in new ways. You’ll have a lighter makeup bag, and you might like the new approach better. Here are 7 fresh ways to make your beauty favorites do double duty.

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  • Noose found hanging from tree at Duke University

    Duke University is investigating a noose that was found on campus Wednesday morning.

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  • Read Patton Oswalt's Twitter defense of Trevor Noah — in 54 tweets

    Patton Oswalt has joined the chorus of fellow comedians coming to the defense of Trevor Noah in the wake of a backlash over controversial jokes found on the future "Daily Show" host's Twitter feed.

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  • The best April Fools' Day pranks so far

    Tech and media companies took part in the trickery Wednesday — with some jokes more inspired than others.

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    Joni Mitchell, legendary folk singer-songwriter, rushed to LA hospital (18 photos)

    Legendary folk singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday after reportedly being found unconscious at her L.A. home. The Canadian musician’s official Twitter account confirmed Mitchell’s hospitalization, saying they’re still awaiting word on her condition. According…

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    Passover is time for matzoh (14 photos)

    The Jewish holiday of Passover, which begins at sundown on April 3, celebrates the biblical story of the Israelites' escape from slavery and exodus from Egypt. One of the main observances of the holiday involves eating matzoh, or unleavened bread. Making the traditional unleavened bread is an…

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  • Gov. Mike Pence pledges to 'fix' controversial law

    Indiana Governor Mike Pence held a press conference to announce he will ask the state's legislature to change a controversial religious freedom bill signed into law last week. This comes as a reversal for Pence, who on Sunday told ABC's George Stephanopoulos that the law would not change. Yahoo…

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  • Aaron Hernandez's defense appears to be … none

    Through 37 days of relentless prosecution, Aaron Hernandez's defense team has offered no alibis, little to no exculpatory evidence or any other tangible counter argument that the former New England Patriots star killed Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013.

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  • Baby claps hands in incredible ultrasound video

    A video of an ultrasound is going viral, and you have to see it to believe it. Jen Cardinal, from Olympia, Wash., uploaded a clip to YouTube from her baby’s 14-week prenatal checkup. In it, you see the baby clapping his or her little hands as the mom and dad sing “If you’re happy and you know it,…

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  • Only openly gay player in men's Division 1 college basketball responds to Indiana's religious freedom law

    “For him to go and try to fix it gives me a lot more hope as I head to Indiana, where I am heading this week. It will make me feel a lot more comfortable when I’m down there.” Derrick Gordon, the first NCAA men’s Division I basketball player to come out and compete as an openly gay player, weighed…

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  • Students designed Rube Goldberg machine that tells the story of Passover

    Traditionally the story of Passover is read out loud during a Seder, but this year a group of engineering students from an Israeli university decided to tell the story a little differently.

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    Escaped prisoner, Wossen Assaye, is captured in Washington, DC (12 photos)

    Police say a prisoner who escaped custody at a northern Virginia hospital with a guard's gun has been captured in Washington. Fairfax County police tweeted just before noon Tuesday that the escaped prisoner was in the custody of Metropolitan Police. Police say one shot was fired early Tuesday…

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