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FedEx says it’s investigating after a Los Angeles couple said a package flung over a fence into their yard injured their dog so badly he had to be euthanized.

By Associated Press November 21, 2019
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A search is on for a red panda that broke out of a zoo in the Rhone region of southeastern France.

By Associated Press November 21, 2019
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A cat who has been missing for five years in Portland, Oregon, has been found in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

By Associated Press November 21, 2019
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A child, not the grizzly bears, cracked a glass viewing window at the Oakland Zoo’s bear exhibit, and officials say there’s no need to fear the bears will get out.

By Associated Press November 21, 2019
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They still bite, but new research shows lab-grown mosquitoes are fighting dangerous dengue fever that they normally would spread.

By LAURAN NEERGAARD, Associated Press November 21, 2019
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A Kentucky pet store owner says two women stole a pair of guinea pigs, lobbing one of the animals at him during their escape.

By Associated Press November 19, 2019
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A movement is growing in North Carolina to prevent the act of so-called “opossum dropping.”

By Associated Press November 19, 2019
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A Utah high school student who lost both her parents to heart attacks has been nominated for a prestigious scholarship on the strength of her idea for a CPR-assistance device.

By Associated Press November 19, 2019
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A 9-year-old New Mexico boy landed a 42-pound (19-kilogram) blue catfish Sunday evening while fishing in the Elephant Butte Reservoir.

By Associated Press November 18, 2019
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Alaskans have experienced both a record high temperature and a record amount of snowfall in the same day.

By Associated Press November 18, 2019
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Authorities have found the owners of a camel, cow and donkey that were spotted roaming together along a Kansas road in a grouping reminiscent of a Christmas Nativity scene.

By Associated Press November 18, 2019
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Anger over devastating California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric power lines is coming to a head — in a beer. And an outcry is brewing.

By Associated Press November 17, 2019
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A trio of castaway cows has been discovered on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, where they apparently washed up after swimming for miles to escape Hurricane Dorian ’s storm surge.

By Associated Press November 17, 2019
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Police in Alabama say a convenience store clerk used a broom to fight off a knife-wielding man trying to steal from a cash register.

By Associated Press November 17, 2019
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A rescued puppy is attracting a lot of attention because of his resemblance to a unicorn.

By Associated Press November 16, 2019
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New Jersey has drumsticked up a plan to deal with flocks of wild turkeys that are ruffling some feathers in a Jersey Shore neighborhood.

By WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press November 16, 2019
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A whitetail went retail for a bit this week when it entered a Walmart store in Ohio.

By Associated Press November 16, 2019
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A Hawaii man was surfing with his girlfriend when — instead of hanging 10 — he knelt down on one knee on his board and proposed.

By Associated Press November 15, 2019
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A federal court is allowing a Kentucky man to personalize a license plate with the phrase “IM GOD” after a three-year legal battle over the custom engraving.

By Associated Press November 15, 2019
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Police say a man who owns a chain of taco restaurants in coastal Georgia had a sideline business — distributing large amounts of methamphetamine.

By Associated Press November 15, 2019
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A Massachusetts college student has received a response to a message he threw into the ocean when he was 10 years old.

By Associated Press November 14, 2019
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Burger King is introducing a plant-based burger in Europe. But it’s not the Impossible Whopper that’s been a hit with U.S. customers.

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, Associated Press November 14, 2019
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Santa Claus is at it again, answering thousands of Christmas letters from children around the world at a special post office in the northern German town of Himmelpfort.

By Associated Press November 14, 2019
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The makers of a South African gin infused with elephant dung swear their use of the animal’s excrement is no gimmick.

By NQOBILE NTSHANGASE, Associated Press November 13, 2019
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A Berlin zoo says a giant panda whose twin cubs have captured international attention has undergone a CT scan after veterinarians discovered one of his kidneys was smaller than the other.

By Associated Press November 13, 2019

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