Zoo keeps animals cool in Midwest heat wave

Zoo keeps animals cool in Midwest heat wave

Animals at an Illinois zoo are given icy treats and sprayed with water misters as the Midwest faces temperatures nearing 100 degrees.
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Plane evacuated after emergency landing in Hawaii

Plane evacuated after emergency landing in Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines says seven people were taken to the hospital with smoke-related symptoms after a flight from Oakland, California, to Honolulu made an emergency landing because of smoke in the airplane. 184 passengers and seven crew members were ...
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Kudlow: no stimulus tax cuts in near future

Kudlow: no stimulus tax cuts in near future

Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters outside the White House on Thursday the economy is in good shape and there are no stimulus tax cuts in the near future. The White House had floated the idea of a payroll tax cut.
Simulation trains front-line child welfare workers

Simulation trains front-line child welfare workers

An Illinois child welfare agency under fire for some high-profile deaths is giving workers hands-on training. Trainees walk through mock homes and role-play scenarios with actors to prepare for investigating abuse and neglect claims.
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'The Nightingale' star says film is still relevant

'The Nightingale' star says film is still relevant

The movie "The Nightingale" takes place in 1825 but with themes including xenophobia and violence against women, its star Aisling Franciosi says it's still relevant today.
Keep courtesy up during entire video

Keep courtesy up during entire video

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin is back practicing in Buffalo and eager to get his second NHL season started. He was unhappy with how team collapsed down the stretch to miss the playoffs for the eighth straight year.
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Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan

Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050.
Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Robert Cousy

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Robert Cousy

President Donald Trump presented basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday.
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Man charged in dog mauling death of Detroit girl

Man charged in dog mauling death of Detroit girl

A man has been charged in the death of a 9-year-old Detroit girl, who was mauled by three dogs despite rescue efforts by neighbors, her father and emergency responders
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Brazil wildfires put spotlight on deforestation

Brazil wildfires put spotlight on deforestation

Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year. President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.
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Inslee: 'We elevated the climate change crisis'

Inslee: 'We elevated the climate change crisis'

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, but he says he’s proud of elevating the climate crisis topic
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AP Top Stories 22

Here's the latest for Thursday, August 22nd: Amnesty International, Brazilian president at odds over Amazon rainforest fires; Pompeo on Canadians detained in China; Youth in Hong Kong take to the streets; Arrests in Spain exotic animal smuggling.
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Interfaith service held for Former Gov. Blanco

Interfaith service held for Former Gov. Blanco

Hundreds of people assembled at the Louisiana Capitol to honor the service of former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, the state's first and only female governor.
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Traps set for mountain lion that attacked boy

Traps set for mountain lion that attacked boy

A mountain lion attacked and injured an 8-year-old boy outside his rural Colorado home, prompting authorities to set traps and use search dogs to find the lion so they can kill it.
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New Zealand Speaker feeds baby during debate

New Zealand Speaker feeds baby during debate

New Zealand's Speaker of the House Trevor Mallard hand-fed and cradled a lawmaker's baby while he presided over a debate in parliament in Wellington. MP Tamati Coffey and husband Tim Smith's baby boy was born last month via a surrogate.
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Li Jun Li on 'Wu Assassins' and love for Lucy Liu

Li Jun Li on 'Wu Assassins' and love for Lucy Liu

Lil Jun Li says her Netflix series "Wu Assassins” finally gave her to chance to play a character like herself, and reveals the lack of acting jobs for Asian-Americans in Hollywood almost made her quit the business and go back to school.
US authorities charged 80 in alleged cyber fraud

US authorities charged 80 in alleged cyber fraud

U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through fraud schemes and launder the money through a Los Angeles-based network.
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Giant Panda Bei Bei celebrates 4th birthday

Giant Panda Bei Bei celebrates 4th birthday

Smithsonian's youngest giant panda cub celebrates his 4th birthday on Thursday.
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Bacteria in water bigger worry than microplastics

Bacteria in water bigger worry than microplastics

The World Health Organization says bacteria in drinking water, not microplastics, currently represents the biggest threat to public health. But the WHO is calling for further study of microplastics and the health effects to drinking water.
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First Flush of Fame: Antoni Porowski

First Flush of Fame: Antoni Porowski

"Queer Eye" star Antoni Porowski says there was a specific moment when he knew he'd made it in showbusiness
First Flush of Fame: Nikesh Patel

First Flush of Fame: Nikesh Patel

"Indian Summers" star Nikesh Patel knew he was famous when he was recognized on the other side of the planet
AP poll: Trump approval still weak despite economy

AP poll: Trump approval still weak despite economy

About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's overall job performance, according to a new poll released Thursday by The AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. New poll finds some support for his handling of the U.S. economy.
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ShowBiz Minute: Black; Hemsworth; Tarantino

ShowBiz Minute: Black; Hemsworth; Tarantino

Kodak Black expected to plead guilty in federal weapons case; Liam Hemsworth seeks to divorce Miley Cyrus after seven months of marriage; Once upon a time in fatherhood: Quentin Tarantino to become a dad.
AP Top Stories August 22

AP Top Stories August 22

Here's the latest for Thursday August 22nd: Trump says no payroll tax cut; Inslee out of presidential race; Planned Parenthood leaves federal program, warns of consequences; 10 escaped California plane fire.
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