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In this undated photo issued by the PDSA, People's Dispensary for Sick Animals, Cambodian landmine detection rat, Magawa is photographed in Siem, Cambodia. A British animal charity on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 has for the first time awarded its top civilian honor to a rat, recognizing the rodent for his ``lifesaving bravery and devotion” in searching out unexploded landmines in Cambodia. (PDSA via AP)
Giant rat wins animal hero award for sniffing out landmines A rat has for the first time won a British charity’s top civilian award for animal bravery, receiving the honor for searching out unexploded landmines in Cambodia
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, photo provided by The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, is Kevin Kinard, with a 9.07 carat diamond he found at Crater of Diamonds State Park on Sept, 7, 2020, in Murfreesboro, Ark. Kinard of Maumelle found the second-largest diamond in the 48-year history of Crater of Diamonds State Park on Labor Day, according to a news release from Arkansas State Parks. (Waymon Cox/Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism via AP)
Bank manager finds 9.07-carat diamond in Arkansas state parkA bank manager discovered a 9.07-carat diamond at a state park in southwestern Arkansas after thinking the precious gem was a piece of glass
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo taken on Aug. 8, 2019 and provided by the Office of the MTA Inspector General shows a portion of a storage room converted into a "man cave" under Grand Central Terminal in New York. Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized "man cave" with a television, a refrigerator, a microwave and a futon couch. A Metropolitan Transportation Authority investigation found that managers at Metro-North Railroad were unaware of the hideaway beneath Track 114. (MTA Inspector General via AP)
3 accused of creating man cave under Grand Central TerminalThree railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York’s Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized “man cave” with a television, a refrigerator, a microwave and a futon couch
The Associated Press2 days ago
A banner calls for Kataza's return in Tokai, Cape Town, South Africa, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Kataza was relocated from Kommetjie, on the edges of Cape Town, to a nearby area late last month after city authorities claimed he was responsible for leading other baboons in his troop on raids through the village. One activist says Kataza is now wandering alone in an unfamiliar area and sleeping in a prison yard. (AP Photo/Nardus Engelbrecht)
Troublesome South African baboon evicted for raiding homesA troublesome baboon has been evicted from a seaside village in South Africa
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this photo provided by Maciej Komorowski of Hungary Embassy, the world's smallest Rubik's Cube is shown in Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the six-sided puzzle in Japan. A tiny but playable Rubik’s Cube, so little it fits on your fingertip, has gone on sale in Japan for 198,000 yen, or about $1,900, for delivery starting in December. (Maciej Komorowski of Hungary Embassy via AP)
Tiny Rubik's Cube goes on sale in Japan for anniversary A tiny but playable Rubik’s Cube, so little it fits on your fingertip, has gone on sale in Japan for 198,000 yen, or about $1,900, for delivery starting in December
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this undated photo, provided by the Alaska Zoo, is an alpaca named Caesar at the zoo in Anchorage, Alaska. A wild brown bear tunneled under perimeter fencing and killed a popular alpaca at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, officials said Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. The bear had been hanging around the zoo lately, knocking over trash bins and breaking bear-proof latches before it got under the fence Sunday morning. "It went through the zoo and killed our older male alpaca, Caesar," executive director Patrick Lampi said. (John Gomes/Alaska Zoo via AP)
Brown bear breaks into the Alaska Zoo, kills popular alpacaOfficials say a wild brown bear broke into the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage and killed Caesar, a popular male alpaca
The Associated Press2 days ago
Deputies searching for man who stole cat blood from clinicSheriff's officials in Florida say a man caught on surveillance footage is suspected of stealing cat blood from a veterinary clinic
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this July 24, 2020, file photo, two fans walk on a normally crowded Jersey Street in front of Fenway Park before an opening day baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles. Elections officials in Boston are expected to approve Fenway Park as an early voting venue when they meet on Thursday, Sept. 24, after Red Sox owner John Henry offered the storied ballpark for voters hesitant to cast ballots indoors during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
Covering the bases: Fenway Park expected as voting venueElection officials in Boston are expected to approve Fenway Park as an early voting venue
The Associated Press3 days ago
Pregnant woman pulls husband to safety after shark attackOfficials say a pregnant woman jumped into the water to save her 30-year-old husband when a shark latched onto his shoulder as he was snorkeling in the Florida Keys
The Associated Press3 days ago
Orcas knock into sailboats, force Spain to limit yachting.;
Orcas knock into sailboats, force Spain to limit yachting Spain has prohibited yachting across 100 kilometers (62 miles) of its northwestern coast after sailboats have been damaged by orca whales knocking their hulls
The Associated Press3 days ago
Renovated Lizzie Borden house on the market, againA home where Lizzie Borden lived in Fall River, Massachusetts, is on the market again
The Associated Press4 days ago
A political display is set up in the lawn of a home on West Columbia Street in Mason, Mich., on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.  Barb Byrum, the Democratic clerk of Ingham County, filed a complaint with police over the display, saying it could mislead people who aren’t familiar with how mail-in voting works. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
Complaint flushed: No charge in toilet election displayA complaint about a toilet promoted as a place to drop absentee ballots has been flushed by prosecutors in Michigan
The Associated Press4 days ago
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