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Couple celebrates 73rd wedding anniversary with vaccinationsA northern Kentucky couple celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary by getting their first coronavirus vaccine shot
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Police: Thief berated mom for leaving kid in car he stoleOregon police say a car thief who found a toddler in the backseat of a stolen vehicle returned and chastised the mother for leaving the child unattended before driving away again
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This undated image provided on Jan. 15, 2021 by Pierre-Jean Pouchain shows Jeanne Pouchain. Jeanne Pouchain is officially dead and has been trying for nearly three years to prove that she is alive. Pouchain’s deceased status has prevented her and her husband, her legal beneficiary now that she’s dead, from using their joint bank account, and she is deprived of other critical amenities of the living. (Courtesy of Pierre-Jean Pouchain via AP)
Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared aliveJeanne Pouchain has a problem
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Jan. 24, 2020 file photo, Lincoln, a Nubian goat, stands in her pen in Fair Haven, Vt. A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor of a Vermont town have helped raise money to renovate a community playground. The Fair Haven town manager came up with the oddball idea of pet mayor elections to raise money and to help get local kids civically involved. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playgroundA goat and a dog who were each elected mayor of a Vermont town have helped raise money to renovate a community playground
The Associated Press3 days ago
Hell to pay: Arson shakes a Church of Satan communityMembers of the Church of Satan are grieving the destruction of a historic “Halloween House” that authorities say was set ablaze this week by an arsonist
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This November 2020 photo provided by Dr. Vanessa R. Lane shows a Nicrophorus orbicollis beetle in Georgia. Burying beetles scout for a dead mouse or bird, dig a hole and bury it, pluck its fur or feathers, roll its flesh into a ball and cover it in goop _ all to feed their future offspring. Now scientists think that goo might do more than just slow down decay. It also appears to hide the scent of the decomposing bounty and boosts another odor that repels competitors. (Vanessa R. Lane via AP)
Beetle keeps rivals off scent of food buried for offspringNew research suggests that some beetles are adept at hiding their food from competitors
The Associated Press5 days ago
This photo, provided by Lollypop Farm shelter, shows one of the 97 cats rescued from a house fire in Perinton, NY, outside Rochester, NY, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Many of the cats suffered smoke inhalation, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester said, and it wasn't clear whether all of them would survive. (Paige Engard/Courtesy Lollypop Farm via AP)
Humane Society: 97 cats survive house fire; some injuredAn animal protection group says nearly 100 cats have survived a house fire in a town outside Rochester, New York
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2021, file photo released by Kevin Celli-Bird, a pigeon with a blue leg band stands on a rooftop in Melbourne, Australia. A U.S. bird organization said the leg band identifying the bird as a U.S. racing pigeon was counterfeit, which may save the bird from strict Australian biosecurity policies that would call for a U.S. pigeon to be killed.  (Kevin Celli-Bird via AP, File)
Fake US leg band gets pigeon a reprieve in AustraliaA pigeon that Australia declared a biosecurity risk has received a reprieve after a U.S. bird organization declared its identifying leg band is fake
The Associated Press6 days ago
UConn head coach Dan Hurley directs his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Unexpected win has UConn fans downing hot sauce for charityA viral video on Twitter has UConn fans downing hot sauces to celebrate their team's wins
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2015 file photo, meal worms are sorted before being cooked in San Francisco. The vaunted Mediterranean diet and the French “bon gout” are getting some competition: The European food safety agency says worms are safe to eat. The Parma-based agency published a scientific opinion Wednesday on the safety of dried yellow mealworms and gave them a thumbs up. Researchers said the worms, either eaten whole or in powdered form, are a protein-rich snack or ingredient for other foods. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Cafe, croissant, worms? EU agency says worms safe to eatThe vaunted Mediterranean diet and French gastronomy are getting some competition: The European food safety agency says worms are safe to eat
The Associated Press7 days ago
This photo provided by Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP) in Santa Barbara County shows Patches being reunited with a family friend Norm Borgatelloat Animal Shelter Assistance Program on Dec. 31, 2020, Patches who was believed killed along with her owner in the Montecito debris flow disaster has been found after three years. The Animal Shelter Assistance Program in Santa Barbara County says the calico was brought in as a stray last month and a microchip scan revealed her identity. Patches had been missing since Jan. 9, 2018, when a rainstorm on the vast burn scar of the Thomas Fire sent a debris-laden torrent crashing down through hillside neighborhoods of Montecito, northwest of Los Angeles. (Jillian Title/Animal Shelter Assistance Program via AP)
Missing cat turns up 3 years after California disasterA pet cat believed killed along with her owner in a huge mudslide has been found three years later
The Associated Press8 days ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 photo provided by Space Cargo Unlimited, researchers from the company prepare bottles of French red wine to be flown from Wallops Island, Va., to the International Space Station. On Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, the International Space Station bids adieu to 12 bottles of the French Bordeaux and hundreds of snippets of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon vines that spent a year orbiting the world in the name of science. (Space Cargo Unlimited via AP)
Cheers! French wine, vines headed home after year in spaceFrench wine and grapevines are headed back to Earth after a year aboard the International Space Station
The Associated Press8 days ago
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