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Woman arrested after she pushed her dog in a lake and watched it drown

A New Hampshire woman faces an animal cruelty charge after pushing her 11-year-old dog into a lake and watching it drown. Nancy Bucciarelli was arrested Friday. She is accused of taking her golden Labrador Retriever to Wasserman Park in Merrimack, about 29 miles south of Concord, on June 8 and then pushing it from a…MORE

A black Boeing employee found a noose over his desk. Now he’s suing the company

An African-American Boeing employee has filed a federal lawsuit against the aviation company alleging racial discrimination after he said his coworkers hung a noose over his desk. Curtis Anthony alleges in the lawsuit that his colleagues at the North Charleston, South Carolina, Boeing plant also used the n-word and urinated on his desk. He is…MORE

NASA’s spacecraft is orbiting closer to an asteroid than ever before

In the dark and lonely place that is space, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has managed to reach a new level of proximity as it studies an asteroid. After a maneuver, the spacecraft in NASA’s asteroid study mission is orbiting closer to a planetary body than any spacecraft has ever come, the space agency said. The mission…MORE

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Lorax’ has fallen

The Lorax would be devastated to hear that the tree that inspired Dr. Seuss’ 1971 children’s book has fallen. The Monterey Cypress tree was at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California, the seaside community where author Theodor Seuss Geisel lived from 1948 until his death in 1991. Geisel could see the tree from…MORE

A woman was arrested in Florida for allegedly stomping on sea turtle nests

A woman has been arrested in Miami Beach, Florida, after she was seen stomping on a sea turtle nest, according to police. Yaqun Lu, 41, was seen by witnesses and Miami Beach police officers on Saturday “jabbing at the sea turtle nest” with a wooden stake and “stomping all over the nest with her bare…MORE

A Bonnaroo festivalgoer is dead after he was found unresponsive in campgrounds

A 27-year-old man has died after becoming unresponsive at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, organizers said. The man had been camping at the festival with his father when the Bonnaroo medical team was asked to respond to a situation Saturday at the campgrounds, according to a joint statement from festival organizers…MORE