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An environmental activist swims through waters that the EPA names among "most extensively contaminated" in the U.S. Jeanne Yurman reports.
(Reuters) - Police in Utah arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of arson after he told officers he lit a brush fire that burned dozens of acres to signal for help after his car got stuck,
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Leaders in the Los Angeles beach district of Venice have asked that women be allowed to sunbathe nude on the beach, saying they want equality and a more European feel at the
(Reuters) - After almost four decades on the run, an escaped North Carolina prison inmate is back behind bars in Kentucky, having turned himself in over medical issues, authorities said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A coyote spotted on Wednesday in an exclusive Manhattan neighborhood touched off a massive police hunt that shut down Riverside Park, then led to Columbia University and Grants
(Reuters) - A four-decade tradition of people mud-wrestling pigs at a Wisconsin church's summer fundraiser has been halted after 81,000 people signed an online petition pressed by animal rights
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister John Key apologized on Wednesday for pulling the ponytail of a waitress who accused him of bullying, media reported.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Reuters) - Nine people were charged in Kentucky on Tuesday with stealing more than $100,000 worth of bourbon whiskey, including the prized Pappy Van Winkle brand.
Members of the Exploration Vessel Nautilus meet a sperm whale while conducting research in the Gulf of Mexico. Elly Park reports.
DENVER (Reuters) - Police in Colorado have cited a 37-year-old man for carrying his computer into an alley then shooting it eight times with a handgun after what authorities said had been a long
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark passed legislation on Tuesday banning bestiality, toughening a law that animal rights activists feared was encouraging animal sex tourists to visit the country.
Russians put on colorful costumes and slide downhill into icy water on skis and snowboards. Elly Park reports.
LONDON (Reuters) - At a college in the English town of Rugby, a somewhat unusual polo match is taking place. Instead of galloping horses and riders, the players hit the ball with a mallet - from a
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An animal rights group has been granted a court hearing in which it will argue that two chimpanzees who live at a New York state university cannot be held captive because they are
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Blamed initially on 'engine failure', it emerged on Tuesday that a government jet carrying Serbia's president to Italy last week was forced to turn back when the co-pilot spilled
PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - As planes took off and landed behind a fence one unusually warm April day at Portland International airport, a herd of goats lay basking in the sun, taking a nap break from
Arctic storms, polar bears and ice swims are all in a day's work as four Norwegian children train for a mission to reach the North Pole on skis. Tara Cleary reports.
Segway polo anyone?  (21 April 06:00 pm) 
The UK hosts the first international Segway Polo tournament, featuring people competing on motorized two-wheeled scooters instead of horses. Linda So reports.
A workshop that teaches people how to construct a bamboo-framed bicycle entirely from scratch is trying to revive Beijing's traditional cycling culture. Tara Cleary reports.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's stock trading fever has made the Shanghai Stock Exchange the world's biggest in terms of turnover, surpassing the New York Stock Exchange, but the explosion in volumes has
A baby bear, lion cub and two clouded leopard cubs are just some of the animals new to this world... and new to this week's animal roundup. Jillian Kitchener reports.
A life-size replica of the French navy frigate that brought the Marquis de Lafayette to America prepares for its maiden voyage to the United States. Elly Park reports.
A life-size replica of the French navy frigate that brought the Marquis de Lafayette to America prepares for its maiden voyage to the United States. Elly Park reports.
Scientists create self-powering camera  (22 April 11:30 pm) 
American scientists build a self-powering camera that captures images without using an external power source, allowing it to operate indefinitely in a well-lit environment. Elly Park reports.
A Russian family has adopted a baby bear left orphaned after his mother was killed by poachers. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).