A smoking panda, a chimpanzee picking its nose and lots of Trump impersonators feature in our round-up of the year's most amusing pictures.
Twitter couldn't stop taunting the president over his latest spelling error while ranting about "fake news."
A female school teacher in Ohio has been charged with two counts of sexual battery. She allegedly had sex with a 16-year-old and performed oral sex on a 17-year-old.
Good Samaritan Lindsay Shabazian lost both her legs while trying to help a stranger in a stalled car in Sacramento County, California.
Republican state lawmaker Dan Johnson accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl dies of "probable suicide".
Ana Maria Cardona was found guilty during two earlier trials, but those were later dismissed by the Florida Supreme Court.
An investigation has been launched to find Brooklyn Thill's death but police have not yet been able to determine how she got caught inside the set.
The video of the deer jumping off a bridge has since gone viral over the internet and has garnered over 27 million views.
"Come on Anderson. We're ok with you telling the truth..." one Twitter user said.
Anonymous' call to arms to hacktivists across the world – hack, deface, dox, hijack, leak and DDoS any target linked to US and Israeli government.
Residents in a suburb of Buffalo have issued a public warning again the person who is soiling people's front lawns and "putting the neighbourhood at serious health risk".
Two married people are dead following a murder-suicide on a Penn State satellite campus on Wednesday (13 December).
Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) claimed Wednesday (13 December) that women's 'revealing' clothing is an invitation for harassment.
Three Kansas men charged with plotting to kill Somali-Muslims after the 8 November election last year have requested Trump supporters be included on the jury.
Police in Missoula, Montana are investigating after the remains of three children were found in a box in the shed of a house on the city's South 12th Street.