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Raptors beat Clippers

LOS ANGELES—The Toronto Raptors shut down Blake Griffin and Chris Paul, then had enough to hold off the L.A. Clippers at the very end.

DeMar DeRozan had 21 points, and DeMarre Carroll scored all of his 21 points in the first half, as the Raptors held Griffin and Paul scoreless through the first 20-plus minutes of a 91-80 victory over the Clippers yesterday.

Missing red panda found safe after escaping Northern California zoo

EUREKA, Calif. A red panda that went missing three days ago from a zoo on California’s far north coast has been safely located and returned to her home in Eureka.

The Eureka Times Standard reports Sunday that the tiny creature named Masala was found safe and sound Saturday night and is back at the Sequoia Park Zoo.

Rhodes Trust names 32 US students to receive full scholarships to study at Oxford University

WASHINGTON The 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes scholars include a member of the U.S. National Rowing Team, an Alzheimer’s disease social activist and a Harvard University student who holds a Guinness World Record for balancing on an exercise ball.

Genetically-modified salmon gets approval

WASHINGTON—What’s for dinner?

Before long, it may well be genetically-modified salmon—the first such altered animal cleared for human consumption in the United States.

Critics call it “frankenfish,” but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted its approval yesterday, saying the faster-growing salmon is safe to eat.

It could be available in a couple of years.