Animals in peril

Daytona Beach police celebrate 1st birthday of pit bull 'River' rescued from Halifax

2 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Nearly a year ago, a female pit bull puppy was rescued from the frozen banks of the Halifax River by Daytona Beach Police Animal Control officers. On Saturday, the department...
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‘Spider-Verse' swings to the top; ‘Mortal Engines' tanks

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

LOS ANGELES - “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters, proving that there is widespread audience...
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Dog rescued after being thrown down trash chute

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Authorities say a man found a pit bull that was thrown down Bronx trash chute.
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Man who died rescuing dog from McKinley Park lagoon ID'd

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - A man who died after rescuing his dog from the McKinley Park lagoon Saturday has been identified. Tao Jiang, 26, was able to successfully rescue the dog after going...
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‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Swings to the Top of the Weekend Box Office

7 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

A critically adored animated "Spider-Man," based on the comic-book story of biracial teen Miles Morales, led the weekend box office in North America, fending off several other...
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Deer trapped in soccer net rescued by police officers, bystanders

7 hours ago   |   ABC

Police officers and bystanders came to the rescue of a deer that became entangled in a soccer net, not once but twice.
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Animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Swings to the Top of the Weekend Box Office

8 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters, proving that there is widespread audience interest in big...
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Roundup from the sky kills 103 feral hogs in Missouri

9 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Feral hogs are a menace in parts of Missouri, so federal officials are taking to the skies to combat the wild animal that can destroy multiple acres of farmland in...
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'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' scores biggest opening weekend ever for an animated movie in December

'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' scores biggest opening weekend ever for an animated movie in December

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" took in an estimated $35.4 million during its opening weekend at the domestic box office. That's the biggest opening weekend for an animated...
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Lab-Grown Meat Draws Big Investors - And Big Opposition

12 hours ago   |   NPR

Tech startups are using animal stem cells to grow meat. Big meat companies, including Tyson and Cargill, are investing in the technology, while livestock producers are trying...
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Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead at 35

Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead at 35

Kroll was the chief executive of the HQ Trivia app, a founder of the app Vine and worked for a period at Twitter. Read more ...

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

"We will do whatever is necessary to build the border wall to stop this ongoing crisis of immigration," said White House senior adviser Stephen Miller. Read more ...

Camp Fire cleanup worker fired over photos from burn zone

Camp Fire cleanup worker fired over photos from burn zone

Police in Northern California say they'll pursue criminal charges against a wildfire cleanup worker who posted photos of himself posing at destroyed properties. Read more ...

Rams vs. Eagles: Score, live updates, highlights from 'Sunday Night Football'

Rams vs. Eagles: Score, live updates, highlights from 'Sunday Night Football'

Los Angeles is gunning for the top seed in the NFC. Philadelphia is trying to stay alive in the playoff picture. Follow along for live updates from Rams vs. Eagles on Sunday night. Read more ...

Steelers ride rookie Samuels past Patriots 17-10

Steelers ride rookie Samuels past Patriots 17-10

Rookie running back Jaylen Samuels, making his second start in place of injured James Conner, ran for a career-high 142 yards and made a critical third-down reception in the... Read more ...

Ben Simmons has triple-double, 76ers rout Cavaliers 128-105

Ben Simmons has triple-double, 76ers rout Cavaliers 128-105

CLEVELAND - Ben Simmons had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists for his third triple-double of the season, Joel Embiid scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers won in... Read more ...

Charles Leno Jr. proposes to girlfriend after Bears clinch division title

Charles Leno Jr. proposes to girlfriend after Bears clinch division title

The left tackle took his girlfriend out to midfield where he got down on one knee and proposed minutes after the game was over. Read more ...

Bears clinch 1st playoff berth since 2010, beat Packers

Bears clinch 1st playoff berth since 2010, beat Packers

CHICAGO - Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers' NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North... Read more ...

Rangers can't complete the comeback in overtime letdown

Rangers can't complete the comeback in overtime letdown

Alex Tuch buried a sharp-angled shot just over two minutes into overtime, giving the Vegas Golden Knights a 4-3 victory over the Rangers on Sunday. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27... Read more ...

Russell scores 32, Nets beat Hawks 144-127 for 5th straight

Russell scores 32, Nets beat Hawks 144-127 for 5th straight

NEW YORK - D'Angelo Russell scored 32 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 18 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Atlanta Hawks 144-127 on Sunday for their fifth straight win. Read more ...