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2,200 Baby Pigs Escape on Ohio Highway After Truck Crashes

Talk about hogging the road.<p>A semi-truck carrying 2,200 baby pigs tipped over Monday on an Ohio highway, officials said.<p>The accident happened on U.S. Route 35 in Xenia, which is just southeast of Dayton, officials said. After the crash was reported at about 7:00 p.m. ET, both west and east bound …

Loving v. Marriage

Opponents of same-sex unions try to convince the Supreme Court that the state has no interest in "love and commitment."<p>Only 35 years ago—a breath in the life of a culture—straight America saw gays and lesbians as forces of sexual anarchy who threatened a nation of happily married couples living in …

LGBTQI

Last hurrah in the English countryside

We started our morning—look at that glorious sky!—at our last standing stone circle of the trip. This one is on a high hill surrounded by much higher …

How Jill and Jessa Are Really Coping After Coming Forward as Brother Josh Duggar's Victims

When it was revealed that Josh Duggar had been investigated in 2006 for molesting five underage girls – including four of his sisters – it was a …

The View From Up North: Who’s More Litigious, Canada or the United States?

Norton Rose has done something interesting and semi-useful. It conducted a survey of the experiences and opinions of corporate counsel regarding …

Chicago is 9th in 'best hockey cities' ranking

The Blackhawks' anthem may be loudest and their victory parades epic, but Chicago, one ranking shows, is not the fan friendliest in the league.<p>The city ranked ninth in a recent WalletHub analysis of the "Best and Worst Cities for Hockey Fans."<p>Tampa, Fla., whose Lightning are battling the Hawks for …

Another UFO Spotted? Mysterious Lights Witnessed Hovering Over Deserted Countryside

A bright hovering UFO was captured in the Russian sky last week.<p>The seemingly stationary lights were recorded by onlookers, who were puzzled by the …

Phoebe Dykstra Stars In Disturbing Video About Canada’s Factory Farms

By Brianne Hogan | May 18, 2015<p><i>The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new</i> …

Kenya lawyer offers livestock in exchange for Obama's daughter's hand in marriage: Report

May 26, 2015 10:38 PM<br>NAIROBI (AFP) - A Kenyan lawyer has offered United States President Barack Obama 50 cows and other assorted livestock in …

United States

Drones Have Become Great Livestock Tracking Devices on Farms

Many people are not yet aware of the fact that drones can be used for much more than just taking pictures and filming. Other great uses include; …

The Globalization of Animal Welfare

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted in 1948, articulates the idea that it is wrong to exclude any member of the human species from the …

Hunt for stolen pedigree sheep worth £46,800 - Farmers Weekly

Philip Case<p>>More in<p>Crime<br>• Livestock<br>• Sheep<p>Rustlers have struck in Cumbria, taking sheep worth £46,800.<p>Cumbria Police said 26 one-year-old pedigree …

Midwest Farmers Rush To Dispose Of Chickens Killed To Contain Avian Flu

The USDA says 38 million chickens must be killed to stop the spread of one of the worst outbreaks of avian flu in North America. Northwest Iowa officials are scrambling to dispose of the dead birds.<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>Now another story about food safety - an outbreak of avian flu is …

Farmers fear PUMA on the loose in Welsh hills has killed sheep and badgers

Farmers fear a puma is on the loose and killing other animals in Welsh hills.<p>Dafydd and Pam Parry claim to have seen pumas and jungle cats in the …

2 million more Minnesota chickens to be killed due to bird flu

<b>MINNEAPOLIS</b> -- One of the nation's largest egg producers says it will destroy 2 million egg-laying hens in Minnesota due to a highly contagious avian …

Europe’s ban on seal products has been awful for Greenland’s Inuits, and for seals

Strasbourg, France doesn’t seem like the type of place one might happen upon a group of Inuits. But that’s just what ministers of the European Parliament (MEPs) will find as they traverse the <i>Quartier Européen</i> this week, as a delegation of native Greenlanders lobby for the lifting of a 2009 European …

European Parliament

Nunavut elder protests fishing derbies as against Inuit values

An elder in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, held a one-man protest against fishing derbies in the territory on Tuesday, saying they are contrary to …

LOOK: Blackhawks have excuse note for fans who stayed up late

Are you a Chicago Blackhawks fan? Were you up late celebrating the Game 2 win on Tuesday night? Are you tired on Wednesday? Well good news, the …

Kids do a lot better when schools ban smartphones

Do you want your children to do better in exams? Then take away their smartphones. (Sorry, kids!)<p>Schools that ban students from carrying phones see a clear improvement in their test scores, according to a study by the London School of Economics.<p>"We found the impact of banning phones for these …

11-Year-Old Tanishq Abraham Graduates From California College

An 11-year-old California boy donned a cap and gown on Wednesday — to receive a college degree.<p>Tanishq Abraham is the youngest person to graduate from American River College in Sacramento, California, this year, according to NBC affiliate KCRA. And he may be the youngest person to graduate from the …

American Pharoah Wins the Preakness

They Wanted To Take This Fluffy Puppy’s Picture. Then, The CUTEST Thing Happened!

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Cute

Air Canada About To Get Tougher With Carry-On Baggage

TORONTO - With the busy summer travel season set to take flight, Air Canada is about to begin clamping down on carry-on baggage to ensure it meets …

Meet the man who eats baked beans for every single meal

Gary Watkinson eats beans on toast for breakfast, lunch and dinner - and remarkably, his health doesn't appear to be suffering as a result<p>They're a staple food for any self-respecting student who might put a few cans in their basket during every weekly shop.<p>But what happens if you eat baked beans</i> …

The wild horses of Assateague make unforgettable family vacations

At sundown in Assateague State Park, the eight campers in our party sipped refreshments as a chestnut pony barged through the bushes, then sauntered past our campfire toward the tent enshrining our picnic table. The mare tore through the mesh wall with her teeth, snatched a plastic bag of jumbo …

10 Chinese arrested for killing giant panda, selling parts

BEIJING (AP) — Police in southwestern China arrested 10 people for killing a female wild giant panda and buying and selling its parts, state media said Wednesday.<p>The giant panda is an endangered species that tops China's list of protected animals. Poaching them is rare, but panda parts are believed …

Mystery Of Mass Japanese Dolphin Deaths Trigger Earthquake Speculation

A mass beaching of up to 150 dolphins on the Japanese coast has fuelled fears a powerful earthquake could be imminent.<p>Frantic efforts to save the …