Texas animal control seizes hundreds of snakes, rodents

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Animal control officials have removed more than 100 snakes and more than 400 rodents from a San Antonio home following concerns about the animals' living conditions. ...

Giraffe, rhino deaths raise alarm at former Buenos Aires zoo

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Shaki was 18 when she died - too young given the life expectancy of a giraffe. Ruth the rhinoceros was recovering from an infection until she fell, was stuck for hours i...

AbCellera and Harbour Antibodies Announce Technology Co-Offering Agreement for Next-Generation Fully-Human Antibody Discovery

VANCOUVER, British Columbia & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2018--AbCellera and Harbour Antibodies, a Harbour BioMed subsidiary, announced today that they...

Review: Author unravels new view of Cinderella story

"All the Ever Afters: The Untold Story of Cinderella's Stepmother" (William Morrow), by Danielle Teller Have you ever considered the beloved fairy tale of Cinderella from the perspec...

6 young squirrels rescued from ordeal of tangled tails

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six young squirrels whose tails were stuck together by tree sap are recovering after a Nebraska wildlife expert untangled them. A Nebraska Humane Society worker re...

Marijuana growers diversify with hemp amid CBD boom

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A glut of legal marijuana has driven Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — ...

SBM Life Science Introduces BioAdvanced™ All-In-One Weed & Feed

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--SBM Life Science Corp., one of the leading makers of consumer lawn and garden products in the United States, today announced the launch of BioAdvanced™ Scienc...

HGTV’s ‘Flip or Flop’ Starring Exes Christina and Tarek El Moussa Returns with New Episodes on Thursday, May 31, at 9 P.M. ET/PT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--Real estate and house flipping experts – and now exes – Christina and Tarek El Moussa return for all new episodes of HGTV’s on Thursday, May 31, at 9 p.m. ET/P...

HGTV’s ‘Flip or Flop’ Starring Exes Christina and Tarek El Moussa Returns with New Episodes on Thursday, May 31, at 9 P.M. ET/PT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--Real estate and house flipping experts – and now exes – Christina and Tarek El Moussa return for all new episodes of HGTV’s on Thursday, May 31, at 9 p.m. ET/P...

This year’s first case of hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in Taiwan confirmed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on April 3 announced this year’s first case of hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in a 44-year-old male who resides in northern Ta...

The Latest: Guinea pigs, cat also victims of spy poisoning

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The British government says two guinea pigs ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 2 The New York Times on the Supreme Court and racism: ...

Cynthia Nixon calls public housing conditions 'devastating'

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has visited a New York City public housing high-rise where she says conditions are "devastating." Nixon toured the A...

Russian shopping mall fire kills 64; no alarms reported

MOSCOW (AP) — With the fire alarms silent and staff reportedly nowhere to be seen, a fire at a shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend of the school recess kill...

Nigeria reports 450 suspected cases of Lassa fever; 37 dead

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The World Health Organization says as many as 450 people may have been infected with Lassa fever in Nigeria in less than five weeks. In a statement Tuesday, WHO...