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Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 10:38 AM PDT

SF Zoo to Auction off Nearly 50 Paintings Created by Animals

SF Zoo to Auction off Nearly 50 Paintings Created by Animals

Animal lovers can now own works of art created by animals from the San Francisco Zoo, zoo officials said Friday.

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 08:05 AM PDT

British Court: Woman Can't Name Her Daughter Cyanide

British Court: Woman Can't Name Her Daughter Cyanide

A woman from Wales cannot name her baby daughter Cyanide, a British court ruled Thursday. The woman, whose name cannot be published for legal reasons, has infant twins and wants to name her son Preacher and her...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 04:35 PM PDT

Crime Organizations Targeting California's High-Valued Nuts

Crime Organizations Targeting California's High-Valued Nuts

International crime rings targeting California's booming agriculture industry are increasingly stealing truckloads of high-value nuts, prompting authorities and the firms falling victim to ramp up efforts...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 05:49 PM PDT

PayPal in Hot Water for Hosting All-Male Gender Equality Panel

PayPal in Hot Water for Hosting All-Male Gender Equality Panel

Paypal is catching flak following the announcement that it will host a discussion on gender equality in the workplace. The problem? An all-male panel is set to lead that discussion.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 10:40 AM PDT

Great Dane Gets Stuck in Tree

Great Dane Gets Stuck in Tree

Kora, a 120-pound Great Dane who was stuck 20 feet up a tree in Louisville, Nebraska, was rescued Saturday night by the local fire department.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 09:58 AM PDT

Chimp Leads Police on Chase Through Japanese Town

Chimp Leads Police on Chase Through Japanese Town

A chimpanzee fled from a zoo in northern Japan and tried desperately to avoid being captured by climbing an electric pole. Not for long.

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