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  • Gordo, the dog hit by a van during a police chase, is out of surgery

    Gordo, the dog hit by a van during a police chase, is out of surgery
    Gordo, the small white dog who was struck by a fleeing van during a police pursuit on live TV and won the hearts of viewers, was recovering from surgery Thursday night. In a statement, Advanced Critical Care, Emergency and Specialty Services in Culver...
  • Lancaster man shown on video abusing puppy gets probation

    Lancaster man shown on video abusing puppy gets probation
    A Lancaster man was sentenced to probation Wednesday after pleading no contest to punching and body-slamming his 6-month-old pit bull mix puppy, prosecutors said. Robert Emmett Martin, 54, entered the plea to one felony count of cruelty to an animal,...
  • Oscars 2014: For 'Mr. Hublot' director, a true surprise, and a real boost

    Oscars 2014: For 'Mr. Hublot' director, a true surprise, and a real boost
    Sunday night's Oscars were very thin on surprises, which is why many of us were left mainly to discuss pizza deliveries and John Travolta miscues But there was genuine suspense in the category of animated short, an obscure realm that had bred...
  • Oscars 2014: Final predictions in all 24 categories

    Oscars 2014: Final predictions in all 24 categories
    You should have your Oscar pool by now. Twenty-four categories. One hundred and twenty-one choices. And, no, "The Lego Movie" is not among them. (Next year. Next year.) We've been here for you for the last six months, starting back in September when "12...
  • Turtle bone found in 1800s had been missing its other half -- till now

    Turtle bone found in 1800s had been missing its other half -- till now
    Two halves of the same turtle's arm bone were discovered almost 200 years apart, according to a new study.  A fossil miracle? Totally. "When two pieces of a fossil fit together, they fit perfectly like a puzzle piece," said Jason Schein, an...
  • Beaked whale dives nearly 2 miles beneath the ocean - a record

    Scientists have found a 20-foot whale that can dive an astonishing 1.8 miles beneath the ocean - a record for a mammal. The record was reported this week in the journal Plos One. The miraculous, extreme-diving whale is known as Cuvier's beaked whale...
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom hosting Earth Day celebration

    Disney's Animal Kingdom hosting Earth Day celebration
    Earth Day is April 22, and Disney's Animal Kingdom park will be celebrating with its annual Party for the Planet event.  This year's celebration will teach guests what they can do to make their backyards wildlife-friendly, as well as ways to connect...
  • Tilda Swinton on Why She Doesn't Consider Herself an Actor

    Tilda Swinton has always exuded an otherworldly aura. Maybe it's the pale, almost translucent skin that highlights her steely blue eyes. She speaks with such rabid intelligence that even a casual conversation sounds like it was scripted by Dorothy Parker....
  • Westin Fort Lauderdale beach unveils 'Give Back' cabanas

    Westin Fort Lauderdale beach unveils 'Give Back' cabanas
    The next time you're relaxing poolside at the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, you could be helping to give back to the community. On Tuesday, the resort unveiled three new poolside cabanas whose rentals will partly benefit the Guy Harvey...
  • A family-friendly blast from the Cubs' past

    A family-friendly blast from the Cubs' past
    Throwback Sundays promise a blast from the past for young Cubs fans this season. During Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary celebration, each homestand is themed to one of the 10 decades in the ballpark’s existence. The Cubs and the visiting teams...
  • Weekend preview: Hot air, hot music and a jellyfish sombrero

    Weekend preview: Hot air, hot music and a jellyfish sombrero
    It’s not often that the Broward Center for the Performing Arts offers a concert by a singer whose songs are heard among the thumpy pop hits on Y100, but there are all kinds of new things going on at the big house on the New River. To be sure, it&...