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53-year-old tortoise left homeless by COVID-19 gets new home

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The tortoise, known as Ms. Jennifer, was put up for adoption last week by MSPCA-Angell, a Boston animal welfare organization.Read more

Georgia woman, brother OK after turtle strikes car window

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Chatham County Police officers called for the car to be towed from the scene and the turtle was taken to an animal hospital where it later died.Read more

Lake of the Ozarks business owner defends actions

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Political leaders in St. Louis, St. Louis County and Kansas City, along with Kansas’ health secretary, encouraged 14-day self-quarantines for anyone involved in the...Read more

Couple celebrates 24th anniversary after husband beats COVID-19

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Robert Grant spent 30 days in the Intensive Care Unit last month.Read more


Reports: Kayleigh McEnany, defender of Trump opposition to absentee voting, voted by mail 11 times

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The White House press secretary -- a Florida resident like Trump -- defended the choice to vote by mail, but criticized voting absentee.Read more

Louisiana officer fired for saying 'unfortunate' more black people didn't die from COVID-19

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Kaplan Chief of Police Joshua Hardy said Officer Steven Aucoin commented under a live feed of the governor's news conference last Friday.Read more

'I just worked hard' | Texas student born with one arm, graduates with nursing degree

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Hannah Gerald faced her share of obstacles, but says she continued to work hard and earned her bachelor's degree this springRead more

U.S. deaths from coronavirus surpass 100,000

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The U.S. surpassed 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus on Wednesday.Read more

Test positive for coronavirus? CDC updates quarantine guidance

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Anyone who has tested positive for coronavirus should follow the updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on when to leave isolation.Read more

Minneapolis mayor calls for charges to be filed against officer in George Floyd's death

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Based on the video, Mayor Jacob Frey said he believes officer Derek Chauvin should be charged in Monday's death of George Floyd.Read more

President Trump committed to July 4 celebration despite lawmaker concern

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Last year's July Fourth event featured tanks, a military flyover and a speech by President Trump at the Lincoln Memorial.Read more