Dog's unbridled joy for soldier's homecoming goes viral, brings smiles originally appeared on abcnews.go.comIt can be an emotional experience when a family member returns from deployment -- even for the family dog.Cassandra Cabrera deployed to Africa when her beloved Miss May was just a puppy. She was worried that by the time she returned, her best friend wouldn’t remember her.(MORE: Duchess Kate 'absolutely' excited for Meghan Markle's baby: 'It's such a special time')But on Thanksgiving Day, in a video that’s gone viral across social media, Cabrera returns home for the holidays. ...
The Vatican halted a plan by U.S. bishops to address the age-old sexual abuse issues plaguing the Roman Catholic Church. America’s Catholic leaders hoped to vote on the first code of conduct for bishops. So how are they going to deal with the extreme abuse within the church? Yahoo News explains.
The midterm elections were historic for a lot of people, but especially for women. A record number of women filed to run for office. As votes were counted, more history was made. Yahoo News explains the biggest victors of the night.
Regardless of who wins or loses, there are some major initiatives on the ballot for these midterm elections. Yahoo News explains some initiatives to keep an eye on.
Costumed canines are big business for US retailers with pet owners set to spend around half a billion dollars this year. Superheroes, Star Wars and even the Pope are some of the most popular pet outfits in Los Angeles this Halloween. (Oct. 24)
Most dogs love cuddling with their owners, other dogs, and maybe even a toy here and there. But this pup has a very different kind of BFF. Meet Ingo, the dog who loves to hang out with owls. That’s right--Ingo likes to cozy up with those big-eyed, winged cuties, and we couldn’t be happier about it. It all started when Ingo’s mom started bringing home rescue animals.
Tens of thousands of people protested racism and discrimination Saturday in Berlin, a demonstration that came amid rising concerns about Germany's increasingly confident far right. A wide range of groups, including pro-refugee, gay rights and Muslim organizations, backed the "Indivisible" protest in the heart of the German capital under the slogan "solidarity instead of exclusion — for an open and free society." (AP)
True, foxes aren’t known for being good pets. But Juniper and Fig aren’t your average rescues. The two North American red foxes were born in captivity and rescued from fur-farms (can we add how many years ago?). Genetically different from their counterparts they can not be released into the wild; instead they live happy, full lives with their loving adoptive family (can we say where/what state?) and their doggo brothers.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders expressed confidence the Senate will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, adding that once the vote is over, the nation can move forward and "come together as a country." (Oct. 5)
Women who attended the president's rally in Rochester, Minn., explain their support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
A mommy and daddysaurus-Rex took their family's love for dinosaurs to the next level as they suited up in T-Rex costumes to announce that a baby-Rex is on the way.
John Bolton said Palestinian isn't a state but reiterated the president's support for a two-state solution.
Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. Today we’re looking at employees’ workloads. According to a new study, 71% of workers say their jobs interfere with their personal lives. While 75% say they have enough time in their workday to do their jobs, 37% work more than 40 hours. And 73% of workers suffer from work-related burnout. The study also found that more than half of all employees feel pressure to work longer hours to advance their careers. Survey respondents said they would spend less time at work if they could. And 35% would take a 20% pay cut if it meant working four days a week. Is your job stressing you out?
Flooding from rain-swollen rivers is expected to worsen across the Carolinas over the next couple of days in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. As floodwaters continue to rise, concerns are growing about the environmental and health dangers lurking in the water. Dozens of deaths have been attributed to the storm. Some 2,600 people have been rescued by boat or helicopter in North Carolina alone since the storm made landfall, and about 10,000 people remain in shelters, according to state officials. (Reuters)
It’s been nearly two years since U.S. diplomats in Havana began to experience strange symptoms, such as dizziness, cognitive issues and problems with their hearing, vision and balance. This year, U.S. diplomats in Guangzhou, China, experienced similar symptoms. It was reported this week that U.S. intelligence agencies believe Russia may be behind the attacks, but haven’t formally accused the country. Yahoo News explains what the attackers could have used, and what researchers have learned about the illness.
Millions of Yemenis are at risk of hunger and contracting cholera after three years of war, an emergency that has also hit cancer patients, who are struggling to get treatment in a country where the economy and infrastructure have collapsed. The World Health Organization said around 35,000 people have cancer in Yemen, with about 11,000 cases diagnosed each year. Yemen is embroiled in a war between a Saudi-led military coalition and the Iranian-aligned Houthi group. The fighting has crippled its economy and its health care system, and unleashed the world's most urgent humanitarian crisis, with millions facing starvation and diseases such as diphtheria and malaria, as well as cholera. (Reuters)