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Monarchs and the noble class of pollinators

People grow flowers for many reasons, including their beauty.

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Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls

FOWLER, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said Thursday.

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Record drought saps California honey production

Record drought saps California honey production

In this Wednesday, July 16, 2014 photo, Gene Brandi inspects one of his beehives in Los Banos, Calif. The state is traditionally one of the country’s biggest honey producers, with abundant crops and wildflowers that provide nectar that bees turn into honey. But a three-year drought has left …

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Why do people look like their pets?

If someone compares you to a dog, chances are it's not a compliment.

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USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

FILE - This Oct. 7, 2008 file photo shows a puppy rescued from a puppy mill, north of Montreal, Canada at the SPCA in Montreal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a regulation that will require all puppies imported to the United States to be at least 6 months old, healthy and up…

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USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Foreign dog breeders have gone unregulated for years, shipping puppies so young and so sick that one in four died before reaching a U.S. airport, animal welfare workers say.

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Dogs get jealous, right? Some science to back it up

Dogs get jealous, right? Some science to back it up

Pet owners won't be surprised in the least to hear this.

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Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

In this Dec. 25, 2013 photo provided by the University of California-San Diego, emotion researcher Christine Harris, a professor of psychology at the university, poses with her border collie in San Diego. Harris conducted a study on pets and jealousy. (AP Photo/University of California-San D…

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Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

Border collies Samwise, Arwen and Frodo inspired University of California-San Diego researcher Christine Harris to do a study on pet jealousy.

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Smokey Bear turns 70, but don't bring candles

Smokey Bear turns 70, but don't bring candles

LOS ANGELES — Smokey Bear is turning 70 today and as the friendly, huggable bear with the brimmed hat and shovel enters his golden years, his message of fire prevention through personal responsibility hasn’t changed much.

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Feds seek extra holding space for Western mustangs

Animal welfare activists slam feds for seeking holding space for wild horses.

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Hands-off policy puts her in doghouse with sister, fiance

Serious dog lovers leave her feeling imposed upon.

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Washington Monument anniversary

Washington Monument anniversary

Oxen are used to haul stones during construction of the Washington Monument, 1854. Lack of money and political dissension held up the work until 1876. (AP Photo)

February 19, 2014 4:45 pm

Advice from Carolyn Hax for Jan. 26

My boyfriend and I are in our early 20s, and have been together for about 2½ years. In recent months we've talked of "being together for the long haul."The problem is this: While I see the value in very healthy eating and daily exercise, he isn't quite on the same page. 

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New Zealand Surf Dog

New Zealand Surf Dog

In this photo taken Feb. 24, 2010 made available Wednesday, March 17, 2010, Ralph, a mutt of an undetermined breed, surfs a wave with his owner Geoff Cox on the beach of Mt. Maunganui, near Auckland, New Zealand. The pair started surfing together after Cox found a dog life vest at a local pe…

January 16, 2014 7:22 pm
Paton's Birder Haven to be sold

Paton's Birder Haven to be sold

A residence in Patagonia — where bird-watchers have come for decades to spot species such as the sought-after violet-crowned hummingbird in the backyard — will be sold by the owners and managed by the Tucson Audubon Society.

December 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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A look at Thanksgiving Days past

A look at Thanksgiving Days past

First lady Mamie Eisenhower is amused by the gobbling of a 40-pound tom turkey presented to her at the White House, Nov. 14, 1957, fo rthe Eisenhower's Thanksgiving dinner. Mrs. Eisenhower accepted the Illinois-raised turkey just before going to a luncheon party celebrating her 61st birthday…

November 26, 2013 5:08 pm
Dear Abby for Nov. 11

Dear Abby for Nov. 11

DEAR ABBY: My daughter “Jenny,” her husband, “Bob,” and their three dogs live with my husband and me in our home. We live on a fairly busy road. The dogs used to always be leashed when they were taken out. They have now made a habit of letting the dogs out without leashes.

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White House pets

White House pets

President Calvin Coolidge stands with a family dog on the steps of Patterson House in Washington D.C. in 1927. Patterson House, on Dupont Circle, was the first family's termporary residence while the White House was undergoing renovations in 1927. (AP Photo/Library of Congress)

August 20, 2013 3:32 pm
White House pets

White House pets

White House staffer Robert R. Robinson holds three dogs of President Herbert Hoover outside the White House, March 29, 1929. From left are the president's dogs King Tut, Whoopie and Englehurst Gillette. (AP Photo/Library of Congress)

August 20, 2013 3:31 pm

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