PORTLAND, Ore. — A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away.
A good Samaritan this month spotted the 7-year-old dog named Gidget wandering in the Portland suburb of Tualatin, and brought her to the Bonnie L. Hays Animal Shelter, said Deborah Wood, manager of Washington County Animal Services.
MARATHON, N.Y. — While most modern farmers work their fields accompanied by the rumble of a trusty tractor, sheep farmer Donn Hewes labours to the faint jingling of harnesses in rhythm with the hoofbeats of horses and mules.
TORONTO — Minor hockey players in Ontario are now able to choose a dressing room based on whether they see themselves as male or female following settlement of a human rights complaint against Hockey Canada.
The agreement, which also includes an educational component, is aimed at protecting young transgender players from discrimination and harassment.
Police say an accused burglar stayed snoozing next to a bag of jewelry he was swiping from a home despite deputies snapping pictures of him.
According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, a cleaning lady discovered 29-year-old Dion Davis on a bed inside the victim’s home Monday.
Deputies say they took several photographs of the sleeping Davis, but he didn’t wake up.
TORONTO — Samuel Pereira was diagnosed with a learning disability when he was eight, but as he aged and his workload increased so, too, did his challenges in the classroom.
NEW YORK — Americans’ obsession with jeans is beginning to wear thin.
Jeans long have been a go-to staple in closets across the country. After all, not many pieces of clothing are so comfortable they can be worn daily, yet versatile enough to be dressed up or down.
LOS ANGELES — To keep private pictures private, never upload them online.
That’s the advice experts offer after hackers broke into female celebrities’ personal accounts, stole nude photos and posted them on the web. Jennifer Lawrence and Mary Elizabeth Winstead have said they were victims of the hack attack.
TORONTO — It was Nova Scotia all the way in a macaroni and cheese showdown, with the recipe creator and the cheese he used hailing from the Atlantic province.
Chef Andrew Farrell from 2 Doors Down in Halifax won for his Crispy Greens Mac & Cheese in the Grate Canadian Cheese Cook-Off Wednesday.
SEOUL, South Korea — For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.
YANGON, Myanmar — Every evening, more than a dozen men and women walk in a tight row in front of Myanmar’s most revered Buddhist pagoda, sweeping the vast marble terrace in unison in hopes of keeping it clean for barefoot pilgrims.
To these volunteers, this is not a chore but a noble act — one they carry out eagerly in an effort to gain merit, or spiritual credit.