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The champion gymnast fought back tears as she told "Today" about how she hasn't been doing twists on tour.
More than 80 hippos in Colombia are the first non-human creatures to be legally considered people by a U.S. court.
The president also called out Donald Trump for appealing to racist followers with hateful rhetoric and speeches meant to rile up his base.
Researchers say years of civil war and poaching in Mozambique have led to a greater proportion of elephants that will never develop tusks.
The federal entity created to guard against another Great Recession just issued its first landmark report on global warming.
The previously unidentified remains were found in a Florida nature preserve.
California's Riverside school district called the teacher's behavior "offensive" and "completely unacceptable" while announcing her leave from the classroom.
A government panel of experts has endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation’s coronavirus vaccines.
“This is a very unusual, unique situation,” a spokesperson for the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office said shortly after their bodies were found in August.
For years, Democrats have championed a 12-week paid leave program. They're now considering just four weeks.