Roller Coaster Fan Notches 5,000th Ride on Historic Coaster

Updated: 05/26/2015 - An 82-year-old fan of a historic Pennsylvania roller coaster celebrated his 5,000th ride on it over the holiday weekend - sitting for more than eight hours straight and logging 95 spins around the wooden ride in a single day.

US Returns 25 Looted Artifacts to Italy: Vases, Frescoes

Posted: 05/26/2015 - The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts that had been looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections.

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May Has Been Wettest Month Ever In Texas, Says Texas A&M Expert

Updated: 7:03 PM - If you think it has rained a lot in the last few weeks in Texas, your hunch is correct. Figures from the Office of the State Climatologist at Texas A&M University show that the month of May has been the wettest month ever in the state’s history, averaging 7.54 inches, besting the previous record of 6.66 inches in June of 2004.

Pair Who Drove with Gunman Didn't Know His Plan

Posted: 7:03 PM - Police say two people who were in the car with a U.S. airman when he drove to a North Dakota Wal-Mart and opened fire on people inside the store had no idea what was happening.

Pentagon: Military Mistakenly Shipped Live Anthrax Samples

Posted: 6:53 PM - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores.

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