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They're twins! Adorable baby jaguars make debut at Houston Zoo

After some special baby and mama time, two rare cubs are ready to meet their adoring public!<p>The Houston Zoo's 4-month-old jaguar cubs made their …

Apple iPhone X screens unresponsive in cold weather - but a fix is coming

A software update is needed to fix the problem.<p>Just a week after its launch, iPhone X users are already experiencing a major issue with the new OLED …

Sick tot has life turned around thanks to hugs from therapy dog

Five-year-old Kearyn Adamson has neurofibromatosis as well as autism and glaucoma but is being helped by golden labrador Sauce.<p>A boy with a condition …

Pets

Poll: Trump’s performance lags behind even tepid public expectations

A majority of Americans say President Trump has not accomplished much during his first nine months in office and they have delivered a report card that is far harsher even than the tepid expectations they set for his tenure when he was sworn into office, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News …

How cold and wet this winter in the US?

La Niña (or not) is the biggest wildcard in how this year’s winter might shape up. Overall, NOAA’s outlook suggests a relatively cool, wet U.S. North …

Rottweiler gives birth to one of Britain’s largest litters with 15 adorable puppies

<b>A two-year-old Rottweiler stunned its owners when she gave birth to fifteen puppies, becoming one of the biggest litters ever born in Britain.</b><p>Eleanor …

Cute Animals

A La Niña watch has been issued, so what does that mean for ski-season snow?

Skiers and snowboarders who carve Colorado’s northern and central mountains have reason to be excited about the prospects of good snowfall this …

Three dead after 'horrific' skydiving incident in Australia

Three people died in a “horrific” skydiving incident in northeast Australia after a solo diver collided with a pair on a tandem leap.<p>The accident occurred at a popular skydiving spot at Mission Beach, a coastal tourist town south of the city of Cairns in the state of Queensland.<p>One of the victims …

Skydiving

Hurricane Ophelia set to tear into UK this weekend

The tail end of Hurricane Ophelia is set to barrel into the UK, lashing it with rain and winds of up to 70mph, forecasters have warned.<p>The tropical …

Weather

Slow and Steady, a Tortoise Is Winning Its Race With Extinction

The Burmese star tortoise was almost history.<p>By the early 2000s, the natives of central Myanmar’s deserts had dwindled to such low counts in the wild that ecologists declared them functionally extinct. About the size of a football when mature, the animals sported yellow polygon patterns across …

Tropical Storm Nate Is On A Path To New Orleans, And May Arrive As A Hurricane

Hurricane Harvey has wrecked Houston. Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane to ever hit the Atlantic, devastated Tampa and the Florida Keys. Hurricane Maria has been a complete disaster for Puerto Rico. And now, it looks, quite a bit, like New Orleans will need to brace for Tropical Storm …

Girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman says she had no idea he was planning attack

The girlfriend of Stephen Paddock, the gunman who opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas earlier this week, said Wednesday she had no warning about his plans to carry out the massacre and pledged to cooperate with authorities struggling to determine what sparked the deadliest mass …

Las Vegas

This is what it's like to have a president utterly devoid of empathy

"Have a good time."<p>That's what President Trump told a family of hurricane victims on his visit Tuesday to Puerto Rico. In fact, it wasn't the first …

Puerto Rico

Weapons cache found at Las Vegas shooter's home

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Paddock, who sent bullets and terror down on thousands attending a Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas, had an arsenal in his 32nd-floor hotel room and at his home 80 miles away, officials said.<p>Police recovered 23 guns from his Las Vegas hotel room and another 19 guns from Paddock's …

Las Vegas

Apple Urged to Activate iPhone’s FM Radio Chip After Hurricanes

For 19 nonstop hours as Hurricane Irma lashed Florida, disc jockey Nio Fernandez broadcast updates in Spanish from the 92.5 Maxima radio studios in …

Radio Industry

Divers looking at coral reefs after Irma didn’t expect what they saw down below

Divers making survey inspections of Key Largo’s coral reefs and shipwrecks soon after Hurricane Irma came back smiling.<p>“The reefs look spectacular, …

Photos reveal dire situation unfolding in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria, which struck Puerto Rico on Sept. 20 as a vicious Category 4 storm, has left the U.S. territory in ruins. The power grid across the …

U.S. Student Reveals How He Survived Hurricane Maria on Dominica

<i>With only a door separating him from the wrath of Hurricane Maria, U.S. medical student Nick Cooper questioned whether he would survive the night.</i><p><i>"We knew this bathroom would either be our savior, or become our tomb," the 26-year-old Atlanta native said.</i><p><i>Cooper and his roommate were trapped on</i></i> …

Hurricane Maria

Fears Bali volcano is about to erupt

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thousands of people on the Indonesian island of Bali have been evacuated from their homes amid fears that Mount Agung could erupt for the first time in over 50 years.<p>A 12 kilometer (7.5 mile) exclusion zone has been set up around the volcano, on the northeastern side of Bali and more than …

Flipboard

Why do dogs and cats lick people?

Dogs and cats often lick more than themselves or other animals they sometimes transfer their sloppy affection to their owners.<p>But is that what lick …

Pets

Dogs Are Not Colorblind, Plus More Misconceptions About Canine Vision and How They See Differently than Humans

<b>(Video by Business Insider)</b><p>Ah, to know what goes on inside those puppy dog eyes. Aside from “food!” “ball!” “squirrel!” and “outside!”, people like …

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Maria makes landfall on Dominica as Category 5 hurricane; warnings issued for Puerto Rico

Warnings and watches lit up across the Caribbean on Monday as Hurricane Maria gained strength and roared toward islands already hobbled by the carnage of Hurricane Irma.<p>Maria, which grew to a Category 5 hurricane Monday night, had maximum sustained winds of 160 mph at 8 p.m. ET. At 9:15 p.m. ET …

Student asks to bring dog to class before Hurricane Irma, professor has the best response

Jessica Lewis is a student at Georgia Southern who, just like everyone at her university last week, was preparing to leave Statesboro ahead of …

That Creepy Fanged Creature Washed Up in Houston Has Finally Been Identified

The Internet can stop freaking out now.<p>After high winds and heavy rains brought by Hurricane Harvey, a mysterious sea creature with fangs and no face …

Hurricane Irma broke a bunch of meteorological records — here are some of the biggest

It'll take months to fully assess the damage to the hardest-hit places, and the recovery and rebuilding process will take years.<p>But many of the weather records set by the storm are already clear.<p>Meteorologist Phil Klotzbach tracked Irma with a team at Colorado State University's Tropical …

This Newly Discovered Ant Has a Metal Spike on Its Head And Was Probably a Vampire

We're glad that thing is trapped in amber.<p>Scientists have discovered a new type of 'hell ant' - a species with terrifying spiky mouthparts reinforced …

No, it’s actually not okay to dye your dog – even for a good cause

opinion<p>Senior lifestyle reporter<p>Dogs are such sweet, blessed creatures that they’re prepared to do pretty much anything for their owners.<p>They’ll …

Pets