Rangel told the Houston Chronicle that he found the frog in a fishing pond while hunting on a ranch in Batesville. People have questioned the legitimacy of the photos, but Rangel says that the frog is real and that he has found others that size in the past. Texas Parks and Wildlife confirmed that the photos are real, but said the frog might not be quite as big as it looks. It's an "optical illusion created by extending the frog toward the camera," Steve Lightfoot of Texas Parks and Wildlife told the Chronicle. "Still a big bullfrog, though." Either way, people are in disbelief and also pretty grossed out by the frog. The post has been shared over 100,000 times.
Former intelligence officials described Jared Kushner's reported attempt to set up a backchannel line of communication with Russia last December that would bypass the US' national security and intelligence apparatus as "off the map," "explosive," and "extremely dangerous." "We have back-channel communications with a number of countries," McMaster said. "So, generally speaking, about back-channel communications, what that allows you to do is to communicate in a discreet manner." Scott Olson, a recently retired FBI agent who ran counterintelligence operations and spent more than 20 years at the bureau, agreed that it is not unusual for low-level staffers to work between governments and bypass bureaucracy
The FBI is now investigating the case of Isabella Hellmann, a Florida mother who went missing more than a week ago while boating with her husband of three months, near the Bahamas. NBC’s Maya Rodríguez reports for TODAY.
As humans, we also often forget that we are not the only ones to experience a period of grief when we lose a loved one. But, animals experience it, too. Hachiko the dog became famous for waiting at the train station for his guardian long after he passed away and other dogs have displayed the same refusal to leave their dearly departed. Loss doesn’t look the same for every animal. For a companion animal, being abandoned at a shelter by their guardian can affect them as badly as losing them forever. That’s what happened to June, the dog in the photo below. On the day that she was left at The Haley Graves Foundation in North Carolina, she had no idea that it would be the last day she ever saw her
With Memorial Day Weekend upon us, many here in the Bay Area are likely to head up to Lake Tahoe. And what a sight it will be. The wet winter has filled the lake up past its natural rim, providing both benefits and some challenges.
Matthew Sterling, 31 attempted to 'assassinate' the original Green Ranger.