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D.C. schools cancel recess over escaped bobcat

D.C. schools cancel recess over escaped bobcat

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia schools have canceled recess at 13 schools near the National Zoo because of an , even though zoo officials say the animal poses no danger to humans. School system spokeswoman Michelle Lerner says the decision to not let students outside on Tuesday was made “out of […]

Jaguar surprises Penn. zoo staff with new twins

Jaguar surprises Penn. zoo staff with new twins

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Elmwood Park Zoo in Pennsylvania announced that their female jaguar, Inka, has given birth to two cubs, .  Zoo officials say the unexpected birth happened in the early morning hours of January 24. They say the cubs look great and Inka is a very attentive mother, […]

European Parliament member holds “he‘s lying to you” sign behind U.K. pol

European Parliament member holds “he‘s lying to you” sign behind U.K. pol

A member of the European Parliament had a message for people watching Nigel Farage speak on Wednesday: “He’s lying to you.”  showed that Farage, a British politician and former U.K. Independence Party leader, was speaking in the European Parliament in support of U.S. President Donald Trump’s actions during his first […]

Teenagers crash car into swimming pool on way to school

Teenagers crash car into swimming pool on way to school

UXBRIDGE, Mass. — Two teenagers driving to school Wednesday morning made an unexpected detour — into a neighborhood pool, . Police say two teenage girls were on their way to school at about 7:45 a.m. when they crashed into a utility pole, sending them through a yard and into a […]

Man credits heart surgeon with saving his life — twice!

Man credits heart surgeon with saving his life — twice!

MANHASSET, N.Y. — Alexander Mullery, a 76-year-old Long Island man, was all smiles on Tuesday as he shook hands with his heart surgeon — a doctor he’s relied on to fix his broken heart more than once, . “I would say he not only saved my life once, but he saved […]

Oops! George W. Bush struggles with his poncho at Trump‘s inauguration

Oops! George W. Bush struggles with his poncho at Trump‘s inauguration

While most of America was watching President Donald J. Trump take his oath of office as the 45th president of the United States, Reuters photographer Rick Wilking was watching former President George W. Bush. Why, you ask? Former President George W. Bush takes off his cover under the rain during […]

Family adopts “micro pig,” then it grows to 650 pounds

Family adopts “micro pig,” then it grows to 650 pounds

Esther the Wonder Pig is enormous. There is simply no ignoring that fact. But when Steve Jenkins of Campbellville, Canada brought her home, he did so under the impression that Esther was a micro pig. Micro pigs, or teacup pigs as they are commonly known, are a special breed of […]

Texas teacher suspended over anti-Trump stunt

Texas teacher suspended over anti-Trump stunt

A Dallas teacher is in hot water after a controversial stunt she pulled inside a classroom went viral — a week after Donald Trump was officially sworn-in as president. Payal Modi, an art teacher at Adamson High School, was caught on camera shooting a squirt gun as a video of […]

Pro wrestler tackles tiny opponents for his day job

Pro wrestler tackles tiny opponents for his day job

FORT MYERS, Fla. — In a classic battle of good versus evil, a professional wrestler by the name of Syther is about to take on the dreaded Southern Hangman. This is the minor leagues of the professional wrestling world. Almost all these guys have day jobs in mostly manly-man professions, […]

Beware D.C.! Bobcat on the loose

Beware D.C.! Bobcat on the loose

WASHINGTON  – A bobcat that escaped from its enclosure at the National Zoo is perfectly capable of surviving in the wild and would find plenty to eat in a leafy park nearby, zoo officials said Monday. The female bobcat, believed to be about 7 years old, was found to be […]