Abandoned baby giraffe befriended by dog in Africa dies

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A baby giraffe that was befriended by a dog after it was abandoned in the wild has died, a South African animal orphanage sa...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Man gets early prison release for ‘Scared Straight’ sentence

AKRON (AP) — A county judge in Ohio granted early release Tuesday to a man she sentenced to nearly six years in prison last year for running a s...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Zoo names its new baby giraffe

CINCINNATI (AP) — A giraffe born recently at the Cincinnati Zoo now has a name.The male calf born Nov. 23 has been named Theo. Zoo officials sai...

December 4th, 2019 |  



Out of the blue

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University fans will have a chance to take home an unusual souvenir as the football team heads to the SE...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


Crowds line up for first day of legal marijuana sales

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Crowds lined up for the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales in Michigan.A handful of shops, mostly in Ann Ar...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


10 animals killed in barn fire at Ohio wildlife park

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — At least 10 animals were killed in a barn fire that erupted at an Ohio wildlife park, officials said.The blaze began a...

November 29th, 2019 |  


Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump couldn’t resist riffing on the House impeachment inquiry Tuesday as he continued the tradition of...

November 28th, 2019 |  


No easy mark: Female bodybuilder, 82, clobbers intruder

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An intruder didn’t count on an 82-year-old woman living alone being an award-winning bodybuilder with nerves of ste...

November 26th, 2019 |  


At White House, Trump honors dog injured in al-Baghdadi raid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is honoring the U.S. military dog that participated in the operation that ended with the death of Islam...

November 25th, 2019 |  


Dog befriends baby giraffe after abandoned in South Africa

MOKOPANE, South Africa (AP) — A dog in South Africa has befriended a baby giraffe that was abandoned at birth, rescued and taken to a local orph...

November 22nd, 2019 |