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It's an orangutan! Endangered species born at New Orleans zoo

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It's an orangutan! The Audubon Zoo has announced the birth of a critically endangered Sumatran orangutan to longtime...Read more

Beachgoers help man with dementia fulfill wish of riding a wave one last time

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In a post to Twitter, Ryan Giancola said his group was approached by an elderly woman at the beach. She asked if they could help her husband fulfill his wish of riding a...Read more

Great white shark leaps from water to snatch fish off line in Cape Cod

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A family fishing in Cape Cod Bay had an up close and personal encounter with a great white shark that leaped out of the water to snatch a fish they had caught right off...Read more

New Oregon law will allow students to take mental health days

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Oregon will allow students to take "mental health days" just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral...Read more


Army National Guard soldier surprises kids at North Carolina camp in heartwarming video

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Thursday night at a camp in North Carolina was a night one group of kids will never forget.Read more

Video of former Navy SEAL climbing pole to fix American flag goes viral

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A video showing a man climbing a pole in order to fix an American flag has gone viral.Read more

Experts say cigarette butts — not plastic straws — are largest human-caused pollutant

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An estimated 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered globally each year, The BBC reports, and their effects are incredibly harmful.Read more

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack on Trump

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ESPN is making sure that its employees know there is not change in the network's policy to avoid talking about politics unless it intersects with sports after radio talk...Read more

1,000 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

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Some 1,000 firefighters are working to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured eight firefighters and 12 civilians, authorities said Sunday.Read more

Southwest planes collide on Nashville airport tarmac

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Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport.Read more

Elderly murderer released from prison, commits identical murder

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A man who served decades in prison for stabbing his wife 14 times in front of her daughter was convicted Wednesday in a nearly identical crimeRead more