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Baby elephant dies 27 days after his birth at St. Louis Zoo

Baby elephant dies 27 days after his birth at St. Louis Zoo

A baby Asian elephant named Avi has died after struggling with health problems since the day he was born. The male calf lived for only 27 days and had developmental impairments limiting his ability to feed, the St. Louis Zoo said in a statement Sunday. He was euthanized and “passed away peacefully” Sunday morning, according…MORE

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson tests positive for Covid-19

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson tests positive for Covid-19

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson has tested positive for Covid-19, the team announced in a statement Sunday. Pederson is “asymptomatic and doing well,” the Eagles’ statement read. He is in self-quarantine and in communication with the team’s medical staff. “Any individuals in close contact with Pederson at our facility have been notified and will…MORE

You can now buy merch from the infamous Fyre Fest fraud

You can now buy merch from the infamous Fyre Fest fraud

The US Marshals are auctioning off a collection of hats, shirts, wristbands and other merchandise from the infamous Fyre Festival fraud. The 126 minor items up for sale were seized by the federal government from Billy McFarland, the 28-year-old organizer of Fyre Festival, the 2017 event in the Bahamas that has become shorthand for scams…MORE

Buzz the polar bear dies at age 24 at Minnesota’s Como Park Zoo

Buzz the polar bear dies at age 24 at Minnesota’s Como Park Zoo

A Minnesota zoo is mourning the loss of its beloved polar bear. Como Park Zoo & Conservatory in St. Paul announced Saturday that its longtime resident Buzz has died. Buzz, 24, had suffered health problems due to suspected neurological issues, the zoo said in a Facebook post. Only after exhausting treatment options did their animal…MORE

Hundreds of demonstrators march in Portland on 66th night of protests

Hundreds of demonstrators march in Portland on 66th night of protests

Hundreds of people gathered and marched on Saturday in Portland, Oregon, marking the 66th night of Black Lives Matter protests in the city, according to the Portland Police Bureau. Police said hundreds of people gathered at the federal courthouse Saturday night to protest and hear speeches before marching through downtown. That march was peaceful, police…MORE