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A Hungry Hungry Rhino Escaped His Pen At An Omaha Zoo To Munch On Grass

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

When your penmates have eaten all your snacks, what's a guy to do? Workers at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium found 13-year-old Jontu, an Indian one-horned rhino, chowing down just behind his barn.

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AAH! Two Companies Could Pay You $1,300 To Watch Horror Movies This Halloween

Monday, September 13, 2021

Both DISH Network and the website FinanceBuzz are offering a financial reward to lucky scary movie fans who watch a selected list of frightening flicks.

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A Beachfront Property Taken From A Black Family A Century Ago May Soon Be Returned

Friday, September 10, 2021

The California Legislature approved a bill that would let county officials give Bruce's Beach back to the family that owned it nearly a century ago. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom for his signature.

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A Football-Shaped Animal Species Is Discovered In A 500-Million-Year-Old Shale

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The Titanokorys gainesi, which is now extinct, was a 1 1/2-foot-long sea animal — gigantic for its time — with a large protective shell over its head, a toothed mouth and a pair of spiny claws.

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The 1st International Flight Since The U.S. Evacuated Leaves Kabul

Thursday, September 09, 2021

About 200 people, including some Americans, departed the Afghan capital on Thursday. Officials said this was not an evacuation flight, but rather that people were leaving of their own free will.

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Mochica, One Of The World's Oldest Penguins, Dies At 31

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The flightless bird with an outsize persona personally greeted thousands of guests in his lifetime and was said to prefer the company of humans over his fellow penguins.

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At Least 13 Miami-Dade School Workers Have Died Of COVID-19 In Less Than A Month

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Those who died include teachers, bus drivers, a security worker and a cafeteria manager. "It is a bruising statistic that we need to absolutely internalize," said Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho.

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El Salvador Just Became The First Country To Accept Bitcoin As Legal Tender

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Advocates of Bitcoin, including President Nayib Bukele, say the policy that took effect Tuesday was historic. But the rollout was marred by technical glitches and some political opposition.

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Soccer Player Jean-Pierre Adams, Who Was In A Coma For Nearly 40 Years, Dies

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

The star defender, who was born in Senegal and played for major clubs in France as well as the French national squad, fell into a coma during a botched operation in 1982. He died on Monday at age 73.

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Climate Change Is Threatening Komodo Dragons, Earth's Largest Living Lizards

Saturday, September 04, 2021

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List, an assessment of the health of tens of thousands of species, Komodo dragons went from "vulnerable" to "endangered."

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'Parasite's Park Seo-joon May Soon Star In A Marvel Movie

Saturday, September 04, 2021

The South Korean actor's agency said the name of the film would be announced later, but reports have speculated that it is The Marvels, an upcoming sequel to the 2019 hit Captain Marvel.

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Stunned By Ida, The Northeast Begins To Recover And Worry About The Next Storm

Saturday, September 04, 2021

At least 49 people are confirmed dead, and in some areas, the search for the missing continues. Residents digging out from the wreckage are asking whether the region is prepared for the next storm.

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Feds Are Reportedly Looking Into Why McDonald's Ice-Cream Machines Are Always Busted

Thursday, September 02, 2021

It's well known among connoisseurs of the fast-food giant's frozen desserts that McDonald's ice-cream machines often break down. It can make McFlurries, shakes and other treats unattainable.

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You Can Now Carry A Handgun In Texas Without A License, Training Or Background Check

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Gun rights advocates lauded the new state law for removing what they considered an unfair burden on firearms owners, but gun safety groups and law enforcement organizations opposed it.

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You May Have Gotten Shortchanged By $125 On That COVID Rebate For Your Car

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Auto insurers returned some premium payments to drivers last year when driving slowed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. But consumer groups say policyholders should have received a larger rebate.

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A Search Is Underway For 5 Crew Members Missing After A U.S. Navy Helicopter Crash

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

One crew member has been rescued, and five additional sailors aboard an aircraft carrier were injured, officials said. The crash occurred about 60 nautical miles off the coast of San Diego.

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Children's Hospitals Are Pleading For Federal Help As They Run Out Of Beds

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Pediatric hospitals are "at or near capacity" and expect to see more young COVID-19 patients as the school year resumes, according to the Children's Hospital Association.

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Hate Crimes Reach The Highest Level In More Than A Decade

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The 6% spike in hate crimes reported by the FBI for 2020 follows a recent upward trend in incidents. But some experts and advocacy groups say the true number is probably even higher.

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As Ida Weakens, More Than 1 Million Gulf Coast Homes And Businesses Are Without Power

Monday, August 30, 2021

Officials expect the death toll to rise as rescue efforts get underway in Louisiana. Ida continued to move north, bringing rain and heavy winds.

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McDonald's Is Out Of Milkshakes In The U.K. And A Truck Driver Shortage Is To Blame

Monday, August 30, 2021

A shortage of tens of thousands of drivers is affecting McDonald's and many other businesses after scores of European truckers left the U.K. in the aftermath of Brexit.

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