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Heart-stopping mountain lion encounter caught on video

FRESNO, Calif. — A nerve-rattling encounter with a mountain lion started with a fleeting glimpse of the big cat’s tail on a High Sierra trail in California’s wilderness.

Brian McKinney didn’t believe it was a puma that his hiking partner Sam Vonderheide had seen, so he got out his phone and hit record as they followed the lithe creature.

Researchers say happiness turns dairy cows into cash cows

SAUK CITY, Wis. — Dairy farmers, take note: The key to turning your dairy cow into a cash cow is udder happiness.

Give her a bigger stall, increase air circulation and provide some shelter to prevent overheating.

That’s according to a University of Wisconsin initiative that focuses on making dairy cows happier so they provide more milk.

Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favour of same-sex couples who complained that an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them, reversing a state court’s ruling that married lesbian couples must get a court order to have both spouses listed on their children’s birth certificates.