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Turkey holds a tense debate on a bill to control stray dogs. It's raising fears of a mass culling

Jul. 17, 2024 21:25 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish parliamentary commission began a tense debate Wednesday on a bill to manage the country's large stray dog population that animal advocates fear could result in the widespread killing of the animals. The legislation, submitted to parliament by...

Turkey proposes bill aimed at managing large stray dog population. Critics say it's inhumane

Jul. 12, 2024 12:25 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party submitted to parliament Friday a controversial bill aimed at managing the country's large stray dog population. Critics are concerned that the proposed legislation will results in dogs being confined to cramped shelters...

Chileans confront a homelessness crisis, a first for one of South America's richest countries

Jul. 11, 2024 12:02 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The presidential residence of Gabriel Boric, the leftist millennial leader of Chile elected three years ago in the wake of public unrest over income inequality, shares a street in downtown Santiago with an overwhelmed homeless shelter. The sight of cardboard...

Cavers exploring in western Virginia rescue 'miracle' dog found 40 to 50 feet down in cave

Jul. 10, 2024 17:09 PM EDT

NARROWS, Va. (AP) — One very lucky dog is recovering at a shelter after a group of cavers said their excursion into a western Virginia cave over the weekend turned into a rescue mission when they found her 40 to 50 feet underground. Dave Jackson and Jesse Rochette of...

Awwww! Four endangered American red wolf pups 'thriving' since birth at Missouri wildlife reserve

Jul. 09, 2024 12:16 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The world's most endangered wolf species got a big boost at a Missouri wildlife reserve — four little puppies born this spring. The April 26 birth of a female American red wolf pup named Otter was followed by a litter of three other pups — Molly and her...

Work friends can be hard to find. How to combat loneliness in the workplace

Jul. 08, 2024 20:20 PM EDT

Twice each month, executives at the dating app company Hinge gather for a team meeting. But rather than dive into discussions about metrics or revenue, they begin by simply talking. For the first 30 minutes of the two-hour meeting, these coworkers reveal hopes and anxieties — what...

ThunderShirts, dance parties and anxiety meds can help ease dogs' July Fourth dread

Jul. 01, 2024 14:13 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Rori Chang will be spending Fourth of July watching action movies from the comfort of her Glendale, Arizona, home, perhaps something from Marvel or a John Wick flick. But it's not for her. It's for her golden retriever, Ava. “Playing movies with gunshots to cover...

No human remains are found as search crews comb rubble from New Mexico wildfires

Jun. 26, 2024 21:28 PM EDT

No human remains have been found after search and rescue crews combed through 1,300 damaged and destroyed structures in a New Mexico mountain community hit hard by a pair of wildfires. Authorities made the announcement Wednesday evening during a public meeting, easing the concerns of...

South Korean rescuers search burned factory after a blaze killed 22, mostly Chinese migrants

Jun. 25, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Rescue workers were combing through the charred ruins of a factory building near South Korea's capital to find any more fire victims Tuesday, a day after a devastating blaze likely triggered by exploding lithium batteries killed 22 people, mostly Chinese migrant workers....

1 person found dead and 2 still missing after floods, rockslide hit a Swiss Alpine village

Jun. 23, 2024 12:44 PM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Rescuers in Switzerland have found the body of one of three people a day after they were swept away in a rockslide that hit their Alpine village following massive thunderstorms and rainfall, authorities said Sunday. The other two are still missing. One woman was...