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Ozone hole shrivels up

WASHINGTON—The ozone hole over Antarctica shrank to its smallest peak since 1988, NASA said yesterday.

The huge hole in Earth's protective ozone layer reached its maximum this year in September, and this year NASA said it was 7.6 million square miles wide.

The hole size shrinks after mid-September.

Minimum hunting age canned in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis.—Residents of any age—even toddlers—can legally hunt in Wisconsin under a bill the Assembly passed that eliminates the state's minimum hunting age.

Currently, a resident must be at least 12 years old to purchase a hunting licence or hunt with a gun unless they're participating in a mentored hunt.

Children as young as 10 can hunt under that program.

NYC truck attack: Investigators scour driver’s background

NEW YORK — Investigators worked through the night to determine what led a truck driver to plow down people on a riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center, brandishing air guns and yelling “God is great” in Arabic as his deadly route of terror ended with a crash, authorities said.