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New Jersey cop adopts pit bull puppy rescued by fellow officers

22 seconds ago   |   ABC

When no one claimed the young puppy, Officer Matthew O'Hanlon knew he had to make Thor his.
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Why It Can Be Harder To Fight Hookworms In Alabama Than In Argentina

Why It Can Be Harder To Fight Hookworms In Alabama Than In Argentina

1 hour ago   |   NPR

The wriggling parasites are a scourge around the world. And in some ways, other countries are better at fighting them than the U.S. But a new effort in the rural South shows...
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KAMI's New Year Resolution Is To Make Activewear More Sustainable

9 hours ago   |   Forbes

The new activewear brand KAMI is going to source sustainable material and stand the test of time. Made using discarded fishing nets and other waste materials, every collection...
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NJ policeman adopts puppy rescued by fellow officers

13 hours ago   |   ABC

The baby pit bull, "Thor," was rescued by the Mount Laurel Police Department. One of their officers fell in love and adopted him!
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CHP officer recues injured hawk on 405 Freeway in Long Beach

15 hours ago   |   ABC

A CHP officer went above and beyond to save a hawk on the 405 Freeway in Long Beach.
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Gray whale population drops by quarter off U.S. West Coast

15 hours ago   |   ABC

Researchers say the population of gray whales off the West Coast of the United States has fallen by nearly one-quarter since 2016, resembling a similar die-off two decades ago.
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Woman captured throwing dog off Volusia motel balcony asks judge for animal back

Woman captured throwing dog off Volusia motel balcony asks judge for animal back

17 hours ago   |   WESH

“I would never intentionally harm my dog and I'm willing to do anything to get my dog back,” Allison Murphy said.
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Disney: ‘Festival of the Lion King' set to return to Animal Kingdom

19 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

“Festival of the Lion King” will returning to Disney's Animal Kingdom this summer, Walt Disney World confirms
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Bronx lawmaker accused of domestic violence proposes bill against animal cruelty

Bronx lawmaker accused of domestic violence proposes bill against animal cruelty

20 hours ago   |   New York Post

Bronx state Sen. Luis Sepúlveda, recently accused of assaulting his wife, has introduced legislation to combat animal cruelty. Albany insiders argued that Sepúlveda is not the...
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As oceans warm, large fish struggle

20 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Warming ocean waters could reduce the ability of fish, especially large ones, to extract the oxygen they need from their environment. Animals require oxygen to generate energy...
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NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

Most of the invitees work in the central Florida area, though all of the NFL's 32 clubs will pick health care workers from their communities to receive free tickets to the... Read more ...

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the U.S. Capitol Complex. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins

Watch live as the fighters take to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk has $100 million burning a hole in his pocket. The Tesla CEO, who earlier this month became the world's richest person, said he will award a massive prize to whoever... Read more ...

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

The NHL made an example of the Washington Capitals this week when they fined the organization $100,000 and placed four players, including captain Alex Ovechkin, on the COVID-19... Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has announced his retirement, the team said Friday morning. Read more ...

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday details of the plan to vaccinate thousands of eligible staff and educators under... Read more ...