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Finding an apartment may be easier for California pet owners under new legislation

Apr. 19, 2024 15:41 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California pet owners struggling to find a rental that accepts their furry, four-legged family members could have an easier time leasing new housing under proposed state legislation that would ban blanket no-pets policies and prohibit landlords from charging additional...

A 9-year-old boy's dream of a pet octopus is a sensation as thousands follow Terrance's story online

Apr. 15, 2024 17:53 PM EDT

The one thing 9-year-old Cal Clifford wanted more than anything since he was a toddler was a pet octopus. The boy's family in rural Edmond, Oklahoma, humored him with toy versions of an eight-legged mollusk, but as Cal got older it became clear that only the real thing would do. ...

JPMorgan Chase, Advanced Micro Devices fall; Progressive, State Street rise, 4/12/2024

Apr. 12, 2024 16:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Friday: JPMorgan Chase & Co., down $12.64 to $182.79. The bank gave investors a lower-than-expected forecast for its annual net interest income. Newmont Corp., down 43...

A big airline is relaxing its pet policy to let owners bring the companion and a rolling carry-on

Mar. 29, 2024 18:52 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is relaxing part of its pet policy to let owners bring their companion and a full-size carry-on bag into the cabin. Until this week, people who carried a pet into the cabin — which involves paying a $150 fee — could only have one other...

Animal chaplains offer spiritual care for every species

Mar. 25, 2024 18:26 PM EDT

(RNS) — Sarah Bowen says she’s been doing the work of an animal chaplain since she was 6 years old. Raised in the Midwest as a Presbyterian preacher’s kid, she was often hauled to hospice facilities and funeral homes but noticed that the chipmunks and other animals crumpled by...

Chewy: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Mar. 20, 2024 17:08 PM EDT

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — Chewy Inc. (CHWY) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $31.9 million. The Plantation, Florida-based company said it had net income of 7 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 18...

A New York man's pet alligator was seized after 30 years. Now, he wants Albert back

Mar. 20, 2024 15:20 PM EDT

HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — The owner of an alligator recently seized by conservation officers in New York is fighting for its return, saying the reptile he named Albert and has shared a home with for more than three decades is a gentle giant that's no danger to anyone. Officers a week...

Woman's body found in rubble of Utah house explosion

Mar. 20, 2024 14:08 PM EDT

AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) — A woman's body was found in rubble following a pre-dawn explosion on Wednesday that destroyed a duplex house in northcentral Utah, authorities said. The explosion was reported just before 6 a.m. in a residential area of American Fork. Officials said the...

Colorado man died from pet Gila monster's venomous bite, autopsy shows

Mar. 15, 2024 17:56 PM EDT

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man who was placed on life support after he was bitten by his pet Gila monster died of complications from the desert lizard's venom, an autopsy report obtained by The Associated Press on Friday confirmed. The report also found that heart and liver...

Dollar Tree, Vera Bradley fall; Valero, Williams-Sonoma rise, Wednesday, 3/13/2024

Mar. 13, 2024 16:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Wednesday: Dollar Tree Inc., down $21.27 to $128.42. The discount retail chain will close nearly 1,000 stores and took a surprising loss in the fourth quarter. Allbirds...