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Nepal's holy Bagmati River choked with black sewage, trash

Nepal's holy Bagmati River choked with black sewage, trash

Nepal’s most sacred river is also its most polluted.

7 hrs 19 mins ago
Monkey business behind 911 call from California zoo

Monkey business behind 911 call from California zoo

Cops usually have a prime suspect.

20 hrs 10 mins ago
Boston police boat comes to rescue of stranded groom

Boston police boat comes to rescue of stranded groom

Officers with the Boston Police Department’s harbor patrol unit are used to helping boaters in distress, but last weekend Officer Joe Matthews came to the rescue of a groom in danger of missing his own wedding.

23 hrs 10 mins ago
Airplane part falls from sky, nearly hits man in Maine

Airplane part falls from sky, nearly hits man in Maine

Officials say a metal object believed to have fallen from a trans-Atlantic jet came crashing down outside the Maine State House.

August 15th, 5:24 PM EDT
Red panda found in fig tree after escaping Australian zoo

Red panda found in fig tree after escaping Australian zoo

A red panda that spent two days on the lam after escaping from an Australian zoo was recaptured after he was spotted hanging out in a fig tree in a nearby park.

August 15th, 8:35 PM EDT
Dog, missing 2 months, found alive inside Missouri cave

Dog, missing 2 months, found alive inside Missouri cave

Jeff Bohnert had all but given up on seeing his poodle-hound mix again after she went missing in early June.

August 15th, 3:14 PM EDT
Ex-employee shut down PD website over pay dispute, city says

Ex-employee shut down PD website over pay dispute, city says

Officials in a Boston suburb are investigating a former city employee they say shut down the police website during a pay dispute.

August 14th, 3:59 PM EDT
Scientists use tiny trackers, plane to follow moths on move

Scientists use tiny trackers, plane to follow moths on move

Scientists in Germany attached tiny trackers to giant moths looking for clues about insect migration.

August 11th, 2:38 PM EDT
Sewer emergency in Cape Cod resort town closes restaurants

Sewer emergency in Cape Cod resort town closes restaurants

The popular Cape Cod resort of Provincetown has declared a sewer emergency and ordered restaurants to close immediately along a section of its bustling waterfront.

August 11th, 1:43 PM EDT
Rodolfo Castro's on-field MLB phone flub a relatable moment

Rodolfo Castro's on-field MLB phone flub a relatable moment

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro's phone faux pas was a relatable moment.

August 10th, 7:20 PM EDT
Chalking tires illegal, judge says, but city gets big break

Chalking tires illegal, judge says, but city gets big break

A judge says a Michigan city violated the U.S. Constitution by chalking tires to enforce parking limits.

August 9th, 4:24 PM EDT
'El Jefe' the jaguar, famed in US, photographed in Mexico

'El Jefe' the jaguar, famed in US, photographed in Mexico

They call him “El Jefe.”.

August 9th, 3:59 PM EDT
Do spiders sleep? Study suggests they may snooze like humans

Do spiders sleep? Study suggests they may snooze like humans

New research suggests that jumping spiders show signs of sleep cycles, similar to humans and some animals.

August 8th, 9:10 PM EDT
'Stray': How a virtual orange tabby is helping real cats

'Stray': How a virtual orange tabby is helping real cats

A new video game sensation that features an adventurous feline has resonated with cat lovers and some of them are using the game to raise money for real cats.

August 5th, 9:17 AM EDT
How much is Zuckerberg worth? Card collector could find out

How much is Zuckerberg worth? Card collector could find out

When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg.

August 4th, 4:38 PM EDT

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