WESTFIELD, Wis.—Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health.
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas—Friends and family of former President George H.W. Bush recalled his prolific letter writing Wednesday as they gathered to mark the first day of issue for the U.S. Postal Service stamp honouring him.
SINGAPORE — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Friday that the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times.
Morrison said many leaders attending the Group of 20 summit in Osaka later this month share the view.
“There is a strong consensus about the need to modernize the WTO and its rules,” he said.
SOUTHWICK, England—Leonard “Ted” Emmings has had a mission for 75 years.
CARENTAN, France—Parachutists are jumping over Normandy again, just as soldiers did 75 years ago for D-Day—but this time without being shot at.
With the throb of their engines rumbling through cloudy skies, C-47 transport planes in World War II colours dropped jumpers with round canopies reminiscent of those used by airborne forces in 1944.
OMAHA BEACH, France — With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honoured the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after the massive D-Day assault that doomed the Nazi occupation of France and portended the fall of Hitler’s Third Reich.
NEW YORK—James Holzhauer, the trivia whiz who dominated “Jeopardy!” this spring, isn't invincible after all.
The game show's 32-time champion lost for the first time in an episode that aired yesterday, falling short of records for total winnings and longest reign, but still making an argument that he's the best to ever play television's most popular game.
PORTLAND, Ore.—A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle toay as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward.
VILNIUS, Lithuania—In Lithuania, the rat race of life apparently starts early.
Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in a crawling race as their parents, grandparents and onlookers cheered the spectacle.
CLEARWATER, Fla. —Authorities say an 11-foot (3.4-metre) alligator busted through a kitchen window and broke several bottles of red wine in a Florida home before it was captured.
Police tweeted that the gator was removed from Mary Wischhusen's Clearwater condominium early Friday. No one was injured.
Wischhusen uses a walker.