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North Carolina governor vetoes ‘born alive’ abortion bill

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have required doctors to try to preserve the life of any infant born alive during an attempted abortion. The state’s Republican-controlled Legislature had passed the bill, called the “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act,” this week. In a letter announcing his veto, Cooper, a Democrat,…MORE

‘Maundy’ Thursday — explained

The week leading up to Easter is called Holy Week. It begins with Palm Sunday and ends on Holy Saturday, but each day in between comes with its own name and celebrations. Today, for example, is Maundy Thursday. In the Bible, this is the day when the Last Supper takes place, and it marks the…MORE

A 12-foot, 1,600-lb. great white shark has been located in the Gulf

Here’s something you don’t see every day: A 12-and-a-half-foot great white shark named Miss Costa has been spotted in the Gulf of Mexico near the Florida Panhandle. It’s not unheard of for great white sharks to travel into the Gulf. But this shark is special: Her name is Miss Costa, and she probably has more…MORE

Police say Kelsey Berreth’s remains were not found in landfill

Police will no longer search for Kelsey Berreth‘s remains at a Colorado landfill that had been the focus of their investigation for nearly two months. The Woodland Park Police Department announced its decision Wednesday, saying that officers did not find Berreth’s remains or any evidence linked to her death at the Midway Landfill in Fountain,…MORE

Cave diver who helped save Thai soccer team is rescued from Tennessee cave

A cave diver from the UK, who was part of the team involved in saving the Thai soccer team last year, needed rescuing after becoming trapped in a cave in Tennessee. Josh Bratchley went missing Tuesday when he failed to exit a cave he was exploring with four others, according to the Jackson County Emergency…MORE