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  • Villagers in Thailand save baby elephant that fell into muddy well

    CHANTHABURI, ThailandResidents of a village in Thailand pulled together recently to help a baby elephant that became trapped in a muddy well. NBC 4 reports that the baby Asian elephant became stuck in the well in Kaeng Hang Maeo district of Chanthaburi Province after its herd of about 40 wandered onto a rubber plantation. According to English language newspaper the Chiangrai Times, the elephant’s mother tried to help, but was 

  • Source: Disney

    Disneyland unveils limited edition rose gold churro

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Disney parks are all ears when it comes to pop culture trends. The parks have recently gone all-in on the rose gold trend, first releasing rose gold Minnie Mouse ears, and unveiling a short time later rose gold spirit jerseys. Next on the list was the arrival or rose gold Minnie ear cupcakes. Now, they're wowing parkgoers with another delicious rose gold treat: rose gold churros at Disneyland. The sparkling, perfectly pink 

  • 8-year-old boy saves choking classmate during Valentine's Day party

    FRESNO, Calif. - Faith plays a big role in the lives of kids enrolled at St. Anthony's School. As ABC 13 reports, a classroom party emergency strengthened little Makayla Annis' faith in her circle of friends. Makayla says her desk partner made her laugh a little too hard during their Valentines Day party while she was eating a gummy bear. As she tried to swallow it, she began to choke. 8-year-old Andrew Ramirez didn't waste any time when 

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    WATCH: Culver City police officer dances devastation away for high school students

    CULVER CITY, Calif. - In the wake of the tragedy that struck Parkland, Florida, some police officers paid a visit to students at Culver City High School Thursday afternoon to help reassure students that they are safe. While on campus, Culver City Police Officer Jack Witter decided to go a step above speaking with the students and busted a few moves. "Due to the recent tragedy in Parkland Florida, CCPD Officers attended the lunch hour at Culver 

  • Courtesy Metro West Ambulance

    Runner reunites with nurse who helped save his life at Portland Marathon

    TUALATIN, Ore. - Kirstyn Rossman says she just happened to be in the right place at the right time. KGW 8 reports that David Brenner was running the Portland Marathon last October when he had a heart attack. Rossman stopped running and started CPR. She performed it until paramedics arrived. On Friday, Rossman received a life saving award from the American Heart Association for her efforts. Brenner surprised her and was there for 

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    Police: Man tells landlord he's going to rob bank for rent money

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A suspected bank robber in Las Vegas spilled the beans before his alleged crime. KSNV reports that he told his landlord that he would hold up the bank for rent money. A federal complaint says 64-year old Ronald Dufloth robbed a Wells Fargo bank near Sands and Howard Hughes Parkway on Jan. 10. Court documents say two days before the robbery, Dufloth told his apartment manager at the Siegel Suites that he was going to do the crime to pay his rent.

  • Will congress step in? Washington's reaction to violence hasn't always been neutral

    Three of the 10 biggest mass shootings in modern U.S. history have taken place in the last five months. See in bold below: Route 91 Concert in Las Vegas, 10/17 Pulse Nigh Club, 6/16 Virginia Tech, 4/07 Sandy Hook Elementary, 12/12 Sutherland Springs, TX Church, 11/17 Luby's Cafeteria, 10/91 McDonald's in San Ysidro, CA, 7/84 University of Texas, 8/66 Parkland Florida High School, 2/18 San Bernardino, 12/15 The question weighing on the minds of many Americans is: will Con...

  • Courtesy Washington Department of Transportation

    Animal overpass project now visible to westbound motorists

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A billion-dollar project that will allow animals to travel unimpeded over Washington state's busiest interstate is now visible to westbound I-90 travelers. The Spokesman-Review reports the construction, which is scheduled to finish in fall 2019, will connect two important habitats in the Price Creek area near mile marker 62. Larger animals, like elk, don't like traveling underground. The overpass is designed to give the easiest and most natural path fo...

  • Spokane couple finds car windows shot out by BB gun

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A family has a warning for neighbors after they say someone shot out their car’s windows with a BB gun. This happened near Lincoln and 15th. John Roberg says the most recent incident was just a few days ago where the passenger window was shot out around 9:30 p.m. He says they found the BB pellets inside the car too. This isn’t the first time though. It’s actually the second time in the last month, and in the first ...

  • NASA

    Is there another Earth? UW scientists says maybe

    SEATTLE - Scientists at the University of Washington say two planets approximately 40 light years away from ours could be just like Earth.  UW is part of an international scientific collaboration studying the TRAPPIST 1 solar system. The TRAPPIST 1 system orbits around a star 12 times less massive than the Sun and only slightly larger than Jupiter. It contains at least seven planets in orbit and is the closest known solar system to our own. 

  • 4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.    Three British tourists were killed on Feb. 10 when the helicopter from Las Vegas went down on tribal land outside Grand Canyon National Park.

  • jetblue.com

    JetBlue offers to fly Parkland victims' families to South Florida free of charge

    JetBlue is offering to fly the family members of victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting free of charge to the South Florida area.  The airline announced it would fly them free via its Family Assistance Center, and provide access to free ground transportation via Lyft.  "This week’s events are felt by all of our 21,000 crew members, many of whom live in, work from and travel through the Broward County area, home to our Focus City, Fort Laude...
  • 'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

    NEW YORK (AP) - Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too.    Studio estimates Sunday say the Marvel superhero film blew past expectations, with $192 million in ticket sales over the weekend. That makes "Black Panther" the fifth-biggest opening weekend ever, not accounting for inflation.

  • Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

    Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.    Baffled in 2016 by Russian agents who bought ads to sway the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook's global politics and government outreach director, Katie Harbath, told the National Association of Secretaries of State on Saturday that the company would send postcards to potential buyers 

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    Canine influenza spreads to East Idaho

    POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho animal hospital says it has been notified of a confirmed case of canine influenza in the eastern part of the state.  The Idaho State Journal reports Alpine Animal Hospital in Chubbuck reported Friday that it has been informed of a case of the dog flu in Rigby. A veterinarian in Twin Falls confirmed just a few days earlier that a dog in Boise had been diagnosed with the disease. Alta Animal Hospital Veterinarian Sara Spangler says t...

  • Plane lands on California highway median; no one injured

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a small plane has landed on the median of a Northern California highway but no injuries have been reported.    Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot reported engine trouble before bringing the plane down Sunday on a grassy strip dividing State Route 101 in Santa Clara County.

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  • Idaho to send 250 inmates to Texas

    Thursday, February 8 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-02-08 23:14:26 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Correction say up to 250 male inmates will be moved to a correctional center in Texas due to a shortage of beds in Idaho's prisons and jails. Director Henry Atencio said Thursday that he knows the move creates challenges for inmates and their families, but Idaho simply has no more room. 

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    BOISE, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Correction say up to 250 male inmates will be moved to a correctional center in Texas due to a shortage of beds in Idaho's prisons and jails. Director Henry Atencio said Thursday that he knows the move creates challenges for inmates and their families, but Idaho simply has no more room. 

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  • Mom says Pasco daycare waxed toddler's eyebrows

    Mom says Pasco daycare waxed toddler's eyebrows

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 12:03 PM EST2018-02-07 17:03:28 GMT

    PASCO, Wash. - The two moms of the kids whose eyebrows were waxed by their daycare officially filed a police report today with the Pasco Police Department. The daycare - a non-profit organization at Columbia Basin College - is licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning. The center has been licensed for less than a year, and has had no complaints filed against them...until this one. 

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    PASCO, Wash. - The two moms of the kids whose eyebrows were waxed by their daycare officially filed a police report today with the Pasco Police Department. The daycare - a non-profit organization at Columbia Basin College - is licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning. The center has been licensed for less than a year, and has had no complaints filed against them...until this one. 

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  • Hemp Hearts: a brand new local 'superfood' on store shelves now

    Hemp Hearts: a brand new local 'superfood' on store shelves now

    Thursday, February 1 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-02-01 23:54:16 GMT
    Thursday, February 1 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-02-01 23:54:16 GMT

    Almost all of us have to go to the grocery store but Hilary Kelsay and Max Schneider may get a little more excited about it than the rest of us.

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    Almost all of us have to go to the grocery store but Hilary Kelsay and Max Schneider may get a little more excited about it than the rest of us.

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