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Baby raccoon stuck in sewer cover freed by firefighters

Baby raccoon stuck in sewer cover freed by firefighters

It may be the saddest yet cutest photo you see all weekend. Firefighters in Michigan rescued a baby raccoon Tuesday after it got its head stuck in a sewer cover. Harrison Township Firefighters Local 1737 posted on Facebook that crews used multiple tools to free the animal. The raccoon did not have any injuries, the…MORE

Delta passengers and crew subdue off-duty flight attendant on Atlanta-bound flight

Delta passengers and crew subdue off-duty flight attendant on Atlanta-bound flight

An off-duty Delta Air Lines flight attendant apparently commandeered the intercom on an Atlanta-bound flight Friday night, leading to a scuffle that forced the plane to land in Oklahoma City, an airline spokesman said. Crew members and passengers of Delta Flight 1730 subdued the man after he assaulted two flight attendants and, according to Oklahoma…MORE

Macron says Biden is ‘part of the club’ at the G7 in leaders’ first formal meeting

Macron says Biden is ‘part of the club’ at the G7 in leaders’ first formal meeting

US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron held their first formal in-person meeting on Saturday. The two leaders discussed a number of issues, ranging from global health security efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic across the globe, inequities stemming from globalization, the global tax rate and the transatlantic alliance, according to the White…MORE

This ancient dinosaur would give today’s blue whale a run for its money

This ancient dinosaur would give today’s blue whale a run for its money

The things that fascinate us most tend to be wonders we have never seen up close. It’s our natural response to be curious, to question what it must be like to fly by Jupiter and its moons or live among dinosaurs. Dinosaur bones have preserved information from millions of years ago, which scientists can use…MORE

Biden causes sighs of relief among world leaders even as G7 divisions linger

Biden causes sighs of relief among world leaders even as G7 divisions linger

When President Donald Trump used his elbows at international summits, it was to throw them — on trade, on Russia and, once, to help remove the Montenegrin prime minister from his path to a photo-op. His successor Joe Biden used his elbows differently this week. Arriving to his first global summit, he crooked his arm…MORE

Chicago shooting leaves one dead, nine wounded

Police are looking for two gunmen in a shooting in Chicago early Saturday that sent 10 people to the hospital, where one woman died. People were standing on a sidewalk in the city’s South Side when two men approached and opened fire, police said. The woman who was killed, 29, was shot in the abdomen…MORE

On this day in 1967: Loving v. Virginia and interracial marriage

On this day in 1967: Loving v. Virginia and interracial marriage

Editor’s note: This story was originally published for CNN on April 13, 2017. A century after the end of the Civil War, more than a dozen states still had laws on the books banning interracial marriage. Enter Mildred and Richard Loving, a Virginia couple whose June 12, 1967 Supreme Court ruling dealt a major blow…MORE

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