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Baltimore to pay family of Freddie Gray $6.4M

The city of Baltimore announced an agreement Tuesday to pay $6.4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man black man who died in April after suffering a critical injury while in police custody.<p>Gene Ryan, president of the Baltimore City Fraternal Order of …

Justice

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day

WSJ: Amazon axes hardware projects after Fire Phone failure

An Amazon exec revealed last year that the company's continuing to develop more Fire phones despite the first one's failure to sell. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, though, that might not happen anytime soon: Amazon's shelving future phone plans, among other projects, and has even laid off a …

Enterprise Tech

Mom Walks In On Her Rescue Dog Doing The Cutest Thing

Kristen Rhynehart walked into her daughter Addison's room to check on her, only to find that Addison already had someone watching over her - their …

23 Photos That Destroy The Myth Of The "Old Cat Lady"

Home is where the cats are!<p>"What I wanted to do is dispel the 'crazy cat lady' myth," BriAnne told BuzzFeed. "All of the women I photograph are strong, independent, talented, and beautiful in their own way — quite opposite of the stereotypical crazy cat lady."<p>"There are so many adoption centers in …

19 Before And After Photos Of Cats That Prove That They're Always Kittens At Heart

We go out and buy these little fluff balls of cuteness and before we know it, they've grown up into beautiful cats. While there will always be part …

Reddit

Pets at Home staff shave fluffy cat 'from head to foot'

Owner Natalie Thompson, 25, is left distraught after staff at the Gateshead branch left only Ollie's head, legs and the end of his tail with hair<p>A cat had a close shave when a pet shop worker cut off nearly all his fur during a grooming session.<p>His owner Natalie Thompson, 25, was left distraught …

Pets

Vet adopts kitten injected with heroin after saving its life as owner pleads guilty to animal cruelty

• <b>James Myers, 25, pleaded guilty to drug charges and animal cruelty</b>• <b><br>He was accused of giving eight-week-old cat heroin one year ago</b>• <b><br>Cat, then called</b> …

Who Wants To Snorgle Some Of THAT?

Spread the Cute:<p>[<b>*Note:</b> The line forms behind <i>me.</i> -Ed.]<p>“A friend of mine suggested I submit a kitten photo I took day before yesterday. My son Stuart …

Vegetables

Headline THIS: Donald Trump For President?

Spread the Cute:<p><i>“Asiatic lion cubs sit near their den at a sanctuary in the Khutani area of the Junagadh region of Gujarat.”</i><p><b>[*UPDATE 2:41pm PT:</b> We …

Donald Trump

120 million-year-old snake fossil has one huge difference from modern snakes

The oldest snake fossil on record looks almost like a modern snake, except for one glaring difference: It has four feet, each with five digits, a new …

6 Very Cute Animals, Screaming

In the grand tradition of animals shrieking their way to viral status, we present this deer in Nara, Japan.<p>What begins as an adorable little squeak quickly shifts into a roaring bellow that would shake the fur off any lion. “We noticed this lone deer making strange whining sounds and thought it was …

Cute Animals