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Veterinarian Christie Pace playing with Naki’o, a red heeler mix breed found in the cellar of a Nebraska foreclosed home with all four legs and its tail frozen in puddles of water-turned-ice. Photo: AP
In this Aug 26, 2011 photo provided by OrthoPets, shows Naki’o, a red heeler mix breed, the first dog to receive four prosthetic limbs at Denver, Colorado. Photo: AP
Pirelli, a Labrador-golden retriever mix that was born in December 2011 with his umbilical cord wrapped around his back left leg so he never grew a paw. Photo: AP

More vets turn to prosthetics to help legless pets

April 17
Move driven by loving pet owners and advances in technology
Death toll in Washington mudslide hits 39

Death toll in Washington mudslide hits 39

EVERETT (Washington) — The death toll from the massive mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso last month has risen to 39, officials said yesterday (April 16).

Man arrested for Boston Marathon bomb hoax

Man arrested for Boston Marathon bomb hoax

BOSTON — A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line yesterday (April 15), the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his...

5 stabbed to death by Canadian university student

5 stabbed to death by Canadian university student

CALGARY (Canada) — A University of Calgary student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party yesterday (April 15) that the police chief called the worst...

NY police disband unit that spied on Muslims

NY police disband unit that spied on Muslims

NEW YORK — A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded,...

Utah mom admits to killing 6 newborns: Police

Utah mom admits to killing 6 newborns: Police

SALT LAKE CITY — Police said a Utah mother, accused of killing six of her own newborn children over a 10-year period and stuffing their bodies into cardboard boxes, has admitted...

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