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German town seeks owner of baby ostrich found in local park

BERLIN (AP) — Is anyone missing an ostrich? An animal shelter says it is looking for the owner of an ostrich chick that was found in the German town of Krefeld late Friday. ...

Taipei Animal Shelter rebuilding plans halted, new location discussed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the “Taipei Animal Protection Month” press conference on Thursday (Sept. 2), Taipei Deputy Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊) addressed rumors that Taipei Animal S...

New Taipei City sees over 10,000 stray dogs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of free-roaming dogs in New Taipei City has reached 11,328, which is a 9.68% decline compared with 2018, according to the New Taipei City Government Animal Prot...

Kabul airport attack kills 60 Afghans, 13 US troops

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul's airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning...

Torrential rain threatens dog shelter in Taiwan's Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With torrential rain causing flooding in southern Taiwan, a shelter for stray dogs in Tainan has lost much of its food reserves to rising water levels, reports said Thursd...

Elijah McClain's mom says his death invoked push for change

DENVER (AP) — Sheneen McClain is not always hopeful but thinks it's possible the death of her son Elijah McClain could create change. Officers in suburban Denver stopped the 23-year...

Cat that vanished 15 years ago is reunited with owner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cat that went astray about 15 years ago has been reunited, older and maybe wiser, with its owner. Brandy, a brown tabby, was reunited Monday afternoon with Charl...

Leopard cat that escaped Taipei Zoo found after three weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An endangered leopard cat that escaped from Taipei Zoo three weeks ago was found Wednesday (Dec. 9) by zookeepers in a trap cage near the otter exhibit. The 3-year-old ...

Shop for a Cause, Shop for H.O.P.E.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 26 November 2020 - The Covid-19 outbreak has affected everyone, including animals, to varying degrees. According to non-profit organisation Homeless & Orp...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what did not happen last week

A look at false and misleading claims and videos in the days after President-elect Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. None of these are legit, even though they were s...

Awaiting Tottenham debut, Morgan focuses on making impact

LONDON (AP) — A dog barks on a neighbor’s balcony as Alex Morgan hankers for what she’s missing in London. “I’m pretty upset they aren’t here with me,” the American World Cup winner...

Kaohsiung mayor plans renovation for Taiwan's second-largest zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) said Sunday (Oct. 4) that the city has plans to renovate the outmoded Shou Shan Zoo and transform it into a friendlier environment for a...

Wayward emu captured running through New Jersey city

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A wayward emu was taken to an animal shelter after it was captured while running through the streets of a northern New Jersey city. A woman spotted the long-leg...

Cambodian butcher quits dog meat trade, shuts slaughterhouse

CHI MEAKH, Cambodia (AP) — Animal rights activists in Cambodia have gained a small victory in their effort to end the trade in dog meat, convincing a canine slaughterhouse in one village to abandon th...

Biden accuser's life marred by abuse and financial hardship

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — One thing is clear in the complicated, sometimes contradictory and often chaotic story of Tara Reade: Her life has not been easy. Her earliest childhoo...