1960s prankster Paul Krassner, who named Yippies, dies at 87

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Krassner, the publisher, author and radical political activist on the front lines of 1960s counterculture who helped tie together his loose-knit prankster group by naming them ...

Police: Mystery man pulling emergency brakes on subways

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have been searching for a person who has been intentionally pulling the emergency brakes on subway cars for no legitimate purpose. Police on Thur...

The Latest: Ohio gamer pleads guilty in deadly Kansas hoax

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on change-of-plea hearing for gamer involved in "swatting" death of a Kansas man (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An Ohio gamer has plea...

Ohio gamer heads to court in deadly Kansas hoax case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An Ohio gamer accused of recruiting a prankster to make a bogus emergency call is expected in federal court to answer for his alleged part in the hoax that got an unarmed Kansas m...

DC's many prankster activists turn anger into street theater

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation's capital, it can be hard for protesters to stand out. Fifty people — or even 500 — holding signs and shouting hardly merits a second glance in this city of protests. ...

A somber Super Bowl reminder in 'Mr. Falcon' CTE diagnosis

BOSTON (AP) — Atlanta Falcons linebacker Tommy Nobis seemed to transition easily into his post-playing career, landing a job as the manager of the team's training camp hotel and rising through the fra...

Jesuits sent abusive priests to retire on Gonzaga's campus

On the surface, Father James Poole seemed like the cool priest in Nome, Alaska. He founded a Catholic mission radio station that broadcast his Jesuit sermons alongside contemporary pop hits. A 1978 st...

Video shows 2 Taiwanese kids dressed as traffic cameras for Halloween

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last night, two cute kids were seen dressed as a driver's worst nightmare - a traffic camera - to spook motorists out of their socks for Halloween. Possibly inspired by...

UK's May tells party to drop dream of a 'perfect' Brexit

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May told her fractured Conservative Party on Wednesday to abandon dreams of a "perfect" Brexit and back her as divorce negotiations with the E...

Max Pacioretty ready for new NHL chapter with Golden Knights

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Max Pacioretty told his kids he had been traded from the Montreal Canadiens, one of his three sons pointed to his bedsheets covered in NHL team logos and asked which one was Vega...

Video shows daredevil motorcyclist doing stunts in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced showing a daredevil motorcyclist who was spotted in New Taipei City doing dangerous stunts on busy city streets Saturday afternoon. Bonaventure Okhuoya, ...

Cowboys move on at center with ill Frederick on their mind

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A year ago, Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Joe Looney grabbed the spotlight during training camp as the prankster who took the field in star running back Ezekiel Elliott's jerse...

After Putin prank, Trump portrait to adorn Colorado Capitol

DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump will soon join the Colorado Capitol's wall of presidential portraits after all. Colorado's Senate Republicans said Thursday they had quickly rais...

Who is Q? A conspiracy theory emerges at Trump rallies

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Amid the "Trump 2020" placards, the "Women for Trump" signs and the "CNN SUCKS" T-shirts, the most inscrutable message that came out of Donald Trump's Tampa rally on Tuesday evening...

AFI highlights Clooney's life of acting, activism and pranks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney's Hollywood career spans more than three decades, with memorable roles including fighting vampires, playing Batman and drifting through space in "Gravity." But Cloone...