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There’s a wrong and a right way to talk to your dog, according to science

Dogs are special. Every dog owner knows that. And most dog owners feel their dog understands every word they say and every move they make. Research over the last two decades shows dogs really can understand human communication in ways no other species can. But a new study confirms that if you want …

Puppies

Crufts Dog Show Opens in the UK: Pictures

England

'The ultimate place to play': See inside this 1,200-square-foot tree house

When Kara Lucas was little, she kept busy like most kids building forts and playing pretend. But she didn’t have to use her imagination to dream up a magical place in rural Mississippi.<p>“Even as young as 4…we were just amazed at this tree house,” Kara recalls. “It was, you know, so big and secluded. …

Treehouses

Giant panda at National Zoo is really loving this blizzard

The Washington D.C. area is completely shut down and is covered in upwards of one foot of snow (with more on the way), but the intense cold and high winds aren’t keeping Tian Tian the panda from frolicking outside.<p>Bei Bei wasn’t quite as happy with the conditions.

Cute Animals

Walmart Store Closures Sending Shockwaves Across Small Town America

The world’s largest retailer is shutting many of its stores this week, leaving many to wonder what life after Walmart will be like.

Walmart

Couple spills secrets to their 82-year-long marriage - TODAY.com

For Nicholas and Rafaela Ordaz, romance runs in the family.<p>The Tracy, California, couple celebrated 82 years of marriage last week, hot on the heels of Nicholas’ 102nd birthday. Rafaela turned 100 last October.<p>“Their parents lived to be 112 and 108, and they were also happily married. Divorce isn’t …

Relationships

Target cashier's patience with elderly customer inspires others - TODAY.com

A Target cashier's simple act of kindness has shown that, sometimes, just slowing down and showing patience can make all the difference.<p>Ishmael Gilbert, 19, was working at a Target in the Glendale section of Indianapolis on Jan. 12 when his kind gesture toward an elderly woman caught the eye of a …

Parenting

Ex-girlfriend calls 911, warns police before officer's death

A woman whose ex-boyfriend is in custody suspected of killing a police officer called 911 before the officer's death to warn police in an Ohio village that they were in danger, according to the dispatch call.<p>The body of Danville Officer Thomas Cottrell was found behind the village's municipal …

Crime

After suicide of teen David Molak, Texas family petitions against cyberbullying

On the morning of Jan. 6, Cliff Molak woke up eager to do something to prevent others from feeling the way he was: sick, sad and wishing he could've stopped his brother, David Molak, from taking his life.<p>He signed on to Facebook and posted a status about accepting other people's differences and how …

Empathy

Traffic Camera Captures Amazing Photo of Snowy Owl in Montreal

Looks like Harry Potter's Hedwig is alive and well.<p>A traffic camera outside Montreal captured a snowy owl <i>having a hoot</i> above a highway earlier this week. Quebec's transport minister Robert Poëti posted the photos and video on his Twitter and the soaring owl quickly went viral. And while all of …

Birds

Pennsylvania girl, 12, killed after father aims gun at constable

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ciara Meyer stood directly behind her father as he raised a .223-caliber rifle and pointed it at the chest of a constable who'd come to serve an eviction notice at their apartment.<p>The constable responded with a single shot.<p>That bullet went through the arm of 57-year-old Donald Meyer and …

Domestic Violence