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After 20 years, Washington tribe hopes to hunt whales again

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 3:04pm

Patrick DePoe was in high school the last time his Native American tribe in Washington state was allowed to hunt whales. He was on a canoe that greeted the crew towing in the body of a gray whale. His shop class worked to clean the bones and reassemble the skeleton, which hangs in a tribal museum.

Nashville animal science teacher charged after emu dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:29pm

Tennessee authorities say a Nashville area high school teacher is facing a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge after an emu kept in her care at the school died.

Virginia pastor acquitted in West Virginia sex abuse case

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 1:14pm

A Virginia pastor has been acquitted of charges that he sexually abused a girl under the age of 12 in West Virginia.

Alterra Mountain Co, which owns 2 resorts in Utah, plans to buy Sugarbush

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 12:45pm

Alterra Mountain Company in Denver says it has entered an agreement to buy Sugarbush Resort in Vermont.

Want to receive a daily service idea this Christmas season? Latter-day Saints have you covered

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Updated Nov 14th - 12:04pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will send text message or email prompts with suggestions for daily acts of service to anyone who signs up.

AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: Americans struggle to ID true facts

Nicholas Riccardi and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 11:37am

In a sharply divided country, here's something many Americans agree on: It's hard to know what's a true and honest fact.

Italy declares state of emergency for flood-ravaged Venice, seeks funding for repairs after highest tide in 50 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 11:07am

Italy declares state of emergency for flood-ravaged Venice, seeks funding for repairs after highest tide in 50 years.

Owens & Minor Celebrates the 2019 Earl G. Reubel Award Winners

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 11:00am

individuals and organizations — who advocate for diversity and inclusion within the healthcare supply chain.

Old dogs, new tricks: 10,000 pets needed for science

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 10:31am

Scientists are looking for 10,000 pet dogs for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope old dogs can teach us new tricks, or even shed light on human longevity.

China tests Mars lander in international cooperation push

Samuel McNeil, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 9:35am

China showed off its Mars spacecraft during a landing test Thursday as the country pushes for inclusion in more global space projects.

Pope demands tech companies prevent kids from viewing porn

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 7:28am

Pope Francis called Thursday for Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Google and other tech companies to urgently take measures to remove child porn from the web and prevent children from accessing pornography online.

Iran's top leader grants mass jail pardon on Islamic holiday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:27am

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has pardoned thousands of prisoners including 32 activists and others being held on “security” charges.

More people are surviving lung cancer in the US, report finds

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:00am

Over the past decade, the rate of new lung cancer cases diagnosed in the United States has dropped 19% and the five-year survival rate has climbed 26%, according to a new report.

US court rules Kentucky man can get ‘IM GOD’ license plate

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 6:29am

A federal court is allowing a Kentucky man to personalize a license plate with the phrase "IM GOD” after a three-year legal battle over the custom engraving.

Pope taps fellow Jesuit as Vatican’s finance minister

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 6:25am

Pope Francis on Thursday appointed a fellow Jesuit to be the Vatican’s finance minister, filling a crucial position left vacant for more than two years after Cardinal George Pell left Rome to stand trial on sex abuse charges in his native Australia.

Doctors: Warmer world is unhealthier place for children

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 13th - 11:23pm

Children are growing up in a warmer world that will hit them with more and different health problems than their parents experienced, an international report by doctors said.

Have You Seen This? ‘Narwhal’ puppy has tail on his forehead

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:50pm

The sweet little guy is aptly named “Narwhal the Little Magical Furry Unicorn."

Explorers discover WWII submarine that sank in 1944

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:01pm

A team of ocean explorers say a U.S. submarine with 80 sailors aboard when it disappeared in 1944 has been discovered in Japanese waters.

NJ will trap turkeys troubling Jersey Shore neighborhood

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 13th - 4:57pm

New Jersey has drumsticked up a plan to deal with flocks of wild turkeys that are ruffling some feathers in a Jersey Shore neighborhood.