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  • Schumer: Let pharmacies fill pet prescriptions

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says pet owners could save millions of dollars on prescriptions for their animals if they could buy the drugs at ordinary pharmacies. The New York Democrat says Sunday that he's working with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on...

  • American author gored at Spain's Pamplona festival

    PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — An American who co-authored the book "Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona" became one of their victims Wednesday when he was one of two men gored at the festival. Bill Hillmann, a 32-year-old from Chicago and a longtime participant in the nine-day Pamplona...

  • Investigation blames birds for US helicopter crash

    LONDON (AP) — Geese penetrated the windscreen of an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter during evening training mission in January, disabling the pilot and co-pilot and leading to the crash that killed four U.S. Air Force crewmembers, a military investigation revealed Wednesday. The helicopter...

  • Rejected! Yao Ming says no to wildlife trafficking

    BEIJING (AP) — Yao Ming is putting on the full-court press against wildlife trafficking. The former NBA star, a Chinese basketball icon, is working with top American and Chinese officials to stamp out global trade in endangered species and their parts. Yao, who retired from basketball in...

  • Animal rights groups that paid circus $15.7 million file suit against insurers who cancelled them in 2010

    When leaders of the animal rights movement agreed May 15 to pay $15.7 million to America's most famous circus, it seemed to be the end of the 14-year-old case.

  • San Antonio Zoo welcomes 2 warthogs born June 14

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Zoo has two new baby warthogs. Zoo officials on Thursday announced the birth of the male and female piglets. The as-yet unnamed animals were born June 14 to a mother called Sekini (SEK'-uh-nee). A zoo statement says the newborns are being kept away from...

  • Feds to remove penalties for eagle deaths at California wind farm under 1st permit of its kind

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Feds to remove penalties for eagle deaths at California wind farm under 1st permit of its kind.

  • Worker bitten by cobra at Fla. wildlife sanctuary

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An employee cleaning a snake cage at a Florida wildlife sanctuary was in critical condition after being bitten by a cobra early Thursday, wildlife officials said. The woman was bitten on the hand around 5:30 a.m. by a spectacled cobra about three feet in length at...

  • Officials figure out the hard way that webcams and dying baby eagles don't make for happy viewers

    Government officials were forced this week to defend their decision to ignore calls and emails to intervene and save a baby eagle featured on a webcam before it died. Two baby eagles monitored by the Biodiversity Research Institute were apparently abandoned by their parents and left to fend...

  • Rule barring puppy mill K9 imports near

    Six years after Congress approved a law to prevent young dogs bred at foreign puppy mills from being dumped on U.S. shores, some with rabies and other diseases, the administration has failed to act, drawing new criticism from the Humane Society of the United States.

  • Warning: This post about a dog will make you cry

    If you've ever loved a dog, especially a Lab, go right now to "Remembering Jetta," written by Micah Sifry of Personal Democracy Forum fame.

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