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Alabama To Allow Sandhill Crane Hunting After More Than 100 Years

Friday, August 09, 2019

The season begins later this year. The state joins Tennessee and Kentucky as the third state east of the Mississippi River to permit sandhill crane hunting.


Food-Snatching Gull In Your Vicinity? Study Suggests Making Eye Contact

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Researchers in the U.K. found that making eye contact with the hungry gulls may deter them from swiping your food.


Stories Of El Paso Shooting Victims Show Acts Of Self-Sacrifice Amid Massacre

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

At least 22 people died, including citizens of the U.S., Mexico and Germany.


Surgeons Remove More Than 500 Teeth From Boy In India

Friday, August 02, 2019

The 7-year-old had long complained of pain and swelling in his jaw. Doctors say they found a "well-defined bag-like mass," which weighed 7 ounces and contained the toothlike "structures."


1 In 4 Food Delivery Drivers Admit To Eating Your Food

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

A study conducted by US Foods found that nearly 30% of drivers for food delivery services admitted to stealing a bite of food from their customer's order.


Census Finds Nearly 3,000 Tigers In India

Monday, July 29, 2019

The country counted a total of 2,967 wild tigers, an increase of more than 30% in four years.


South Dakota Public Schools Add 'In God We Trust' Signs To Walls

Thursday, July 25, 2019

When students return to class next month in South Dakota, they'll be greeted by the national motto prominently displayed on school walls.


Cats Can Keep Their Claws; New York Bans Declawing

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

It's the first state in the nation to outlaw the practice, which animal-rights advocates say is equivalent to chopping off a person's fingers at the first knuckle.


Feeling Blue? Oregon Students Allowed To Take 'Mental Health Days'

Monday, July 22, 2019

The state, which has one of the higher suicide rates in the U.S., hopes the law will combat stigma around mental illness. Four teen activists encourage others to "admit when they're struggling."


Toys R Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach

Thursday, July 18, 2019

More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events.


LGBTQ Americans Could Be At Higher Risk For Dementia, Study Finds

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Convention found that LGBTQ Americans are three times more likely to experience cognitive decline than their non-LGBTQ counterparts.


U.S. Cities Prepare For Planned ICE Raids

Saturday, July 13, 2019

The operations are expected to take place in at least 10 major cities and last for days. According to reports, ICE is prepared to target about 2,000 recently arrived migrant families.


Worldwide Smuggling Crackdown Rescues Endangered Wildlife

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

In a joint operation organized by the World Customs Organization and Interpol, thousands of protected animals, plants and wildlife products were seized in more than 100 countries.


Police Identify The 'Blue Bell Licker' In Viral Video

Friday, July 05, 2019

A woman seen in a viral video licking a carton of Blue Bell ice cream before placing it back on a store shelf could face legal repercussions.


Arctic Fox Sets Record In Walking From Norway To Canada

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Researchers documented the fox's epic trek of more than 2,700 miles. They also say she set a speed record for her species, at one point covering about 96 miles per day.


Watch Out For Wasps: Massive Yellow Jacket Nests Spotted In Alabama

Friday, June 28, 2019

Scientists are warning Alabamians to be cautious of wasp colonies which can grow as big as a Volkswagen Beetle. The state may be on track to mirror 2006 where more than 90 super nests were reported.


Another American Tourist Death Reported In The Dominican Republic

Monday, June 24, 2019

At least eight Americans vacationing on the island have died since summer 2018. Vittorio Caruso of Glen Cove, N.Y., is reported to have died there this month.


New Report Says Women Will Soon Be Majority Of College-Educated U.S. Workers

Thursday, June 20, 2019

This year women who graduated from college will likely make up a majority of adults with degrees in the U.S. labor force. The increase could signal greater earning potential for women in the future.


Revolver Likely Used By Van Gogh Sells In Paris

Thursday, June 20, 2019

One of the most prolific post-impressionist artists Vincent Van Gogh shot himself in July 1890. The revolver believed to have been used by the painter sold for more than $180,000.


Humongous Horns: Texas Longhorn From Alabama Sets Guinness World Record

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

This steer isn't much different from other Texas longhorns except it holds a world record. Poncho Via's horns were measured at nearly 11-feet wide, that's longer than the Statue of Liberty's face.