UPDATE: Police capture Dallas County escaped inmate in northwest Springfield

Police say  Christopher Cornelius stole a grain truck, but dozens of officers tracked him to Springfield where they made the arrest about three hours after his escape.


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San Diego Zoo's northern white rhino dies

The world's northern white rhinoceros population plunged by a quarter on Sunday with a death at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Nola, a 41-year-old northern white rhino, died after being treated for a bacterial infection and age-related health issues,...

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Meet the dogs that can sniff out cancer

A British organization, Medical Detection Dogs, has eight dogs sniff out 3,000 urine samples from National Health Service patients to see if they can correctly discern who has cancer and who doesn't.

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British pub is the cat's meow

A pub in Bristol, England, is the purr-fect place to enjoy a drink -- and meet a new furry friend. Or 15.

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Cow thinks he's a dog

An 8-week-old cow rescued from a dairy farm is being raised as part of the family.


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The cat that looks like a werewolf

Halloween may be over, but that doesn't mean we're done with the spooky stuff.

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'Saddest dog in the world' gets thousands of adoption offers

One photo of a depressed-looking dog has elicited thousands of offers to adopt it.

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Tillman the skateboarding bulldog dies at 10

Tillman the skateboard English bulldog died this week, his human posted to Facebook and Twitter.


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5 ways to celebrate National Cat Day

Your cat will probably mark the day with a nap, a romp with a paper bag, a nibble of kibble and another nap.

But you can be as ambitious or as low-key as you like with your own National Cat Day celebrations.

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