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Ringling Bros Circus to Close 'Greatest Show on Earth' After 146 Years
Offbeat  (tags: Big Top, Big Stop, USA )

- 1 day ago -
The curtain is coming down on the most celebrated circus in the US, the "Greatest Show on Earth", run by Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey
Kamiyah Mobley: 'Tears of Joy' for Stolen Baby's Family
Offbeat  (tags: stolen baby's family, Tears of joy, USA )

- 2 days ago -
The grandmother of a girl stolen more than 18 years ago as a newborn baby has described her "tears of joy" at discovering that she is alive and well.
Politicians, Entertainers and Others Have Come to the Defence of a US Civil Rights Campaigner, Congressman John Lewis, Who Has B
Offbeat  (tags: Human rights, Row, Trump, Congress, USA )

- 3 days ago -
Congressman Lewis said he did not regard Mr Trump as a legitimate president, Politicians, entertainers and others have come to the defence of a US civil rights campaigner, Congressman John Lewis, who has become embroiled in a row with President-elect
Donald Trump Blasts 'Fools' Who Oppose Good Russian Ties
Offbeat  (tags: Trump, Russia, USA )

- 10 days ago -
US President-elect Donald Trump has posted a series of tweets condemning those who oppose good relations with Russia as "'stupid' people, or fools".
The Most Beautiful Places in California
Offbeat  (tags: photos, pictures, travel, usa, interesting, off-beat, environment )

- 10 days ago -
California is a very beautiful state.
The Ex-CIA Agent Who Interrogated Saddam Hussein
Offbeat  (tags: interrogation, Saddam Hussein, Iraq, CIA, USA )

- 13 days ago -
When former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was captured in December 2003, the CIA required a specialist who could identify and interrogate him for information. That person was John Nixon.
Donald Trump Makes Top Republican Fear Environmental Future
Offbeat  (tags: Trump, Environment, EPA, future, USA )

- 14 days ago -
A leading US Republican says she fears for the future of her seven grandchildren with Donald Trump in the White House.
Chris Corley: 911 Call Records US Politician 'Beating Wife'
Offbeat  (tags: Domestic violence, Recording, 911, Children, politician, USA )

- 16 days ago -
The Republican representative recently voted to strengthen punishments for domestic violence
Bambi Artist Tyrus Wong Dies Aged 106
Offbeat  (tags: Disney Artist, Bambi, Sad News, USA )

- 16 days ago -
Tyrus Wong, the artist whose works inspired the Disney film Bambi, has died aged 106. A Chinese immigrant, Mr Wong's vibrant paintings captured Walt Disney's eye and became the basis of the film's distinct style.
How a Dead Gorilla Became the Meme of 2016
Offbeat  (tags: Dead Animal, Gorilla, Shot, USA )

- 16 days ago -
RIP Harambe, His was the face which launched a thousand memes - so why did Harambe the gorilla capture 2016's collective online psyche?
Nation's Longest Bike Path Will Connect Maine to Florida
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, bike path, goodnews, usa, greenway, americans, culture )

- 16 days ago -
Stop and smell the roses or grab some food or chat with locals on the nation's longest greenway. Soon, traveling from Florida to Maine and back won't require a car.
Texas Police Officer Shoots Man in Back âEUR" Video
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Man in Black, Police, USA )

- 18 days ago -
Newly released dashcam footage shows a Fort Worth police officer shooting a man in the back as he walked away. The victim was left a paraplegic, and whether the shooting was justified is up for debate.
US Expels Russian Diplomats Over Cyber Attack Allegations
Offbeat  (tags: diplomats, Russia, expelled, USA )

- 18 days ago -
The US has expelled 35 Russian diplomats as punishment for alleged interference into the presidential election.
Carrie Fisher, Star Wars Actress, Dies Aged 60
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, Arts, Actress, Sad News, USA )

- 21 days ago -
US actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, has died aged 60, days after suffering a cardiac arrest.

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