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National Zoo’s Redd is a furry ambassador for endangered orangutans

The baby, 1 month old, is the first of his species to be born at the zoo in 25 years.
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Aliy Zirkle, one of dog mushing’s leading figures, has suffered panic attacks in the year since she and musher Jeff King were attacked by a drunken snowmobile driver on an isolated stretch of the Idi
The 89th Academy Awards featured a bizarre twist: Best Picture was accidentally awarded to the wrong film. Here's what you missed from the Oscars in 60 seconds.       
"Clyde threw Bonnie under the bus," he says of presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.        
The Academy promises to "determine what actions are appropriate" going forward with PricewaterhouseCoopers.        
Metro Detroiters are descending on Hamtramck and surrounding communities to stock up on the sugary, fruit-filled treats        
Be sure to wear your stretchy pants.        
At Sisters Cakery in Detroit, where the dough is rolled the old-fashioned way, it’s time to cut the cord        
The Ford-Employees African Ancestry Network presented its 36th Annual Black History Month Celebration        
Manager of Hamtramck’s New Martha Washington Bakery shares fun facts about the Fat Tuesday treat        
Astronaut Sunita Williams explains how to prep for a trip to the international space station. No potato chips are allowed, but for her, Marshmallow Fluff is a must.
Sue Selasky asked folks across the newsroom. Hear them try to pronounce paczki.        
The physical tests like the 40-yard dash matter less than they used to, as teams instead focus on how players learn, prepare and conduct themselves
But the week really belonged to America's southern sweetheart, Raven.        
The American designer, who is receiving the French Legion of Honor this week, describes how she was formed by France.
Wonder how the worst flub in Academy Awards history looked from the wings? We've got you.        
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit that sought to require labels on egg cartons indicating the conditions in which the chickens were raised. A three-judge panel of th
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REGINA - The Saskatchewan government is offering voluntary separation packages to all top-ranking officials in the province's 12 health regions. There are currently 12 CEOs and about 62 vice-presiden
Starbucks opens its first local Reserve bar in a traditional store, testing a mix of high-end and conventional coffee offerings under one roof.
Turn your attention away from the best-picture envelope mishap at the Oscars on Sunday and check out the new black-and-white men’s underwear campaign from Calvin Klein, celebrating the Academy Awa
Trinidad Carnival is definitely upon us and, as usual hundreds of Jamaicans made their way south to the Twin Island Republic for days and nights of feting. Caribbean Airlines rolled out the red carpet
The Golden State Warriors’ star consistently improves in the second half of the NBA season. And this year appears to be no different.
Once a Cinderella, the Bulldogs are now an established college basketball power that can’t seem to break through in March. Is this the year?
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - On a patch of tribal land in western New Mexico, a company plans to build a $160 million state-of-the-art greenhouse for researching and growing medicinal plants, including marijua
After a biathlon triumph, pair of Americans make another breakthrough in cross-country skiing
VANCOUVER - An on-demand addiction treatment clinic has opened in the Vancouver neighbourhood hardest-hit by the ongoing opioid overdose crisis. The Downtown Eastside Connections clinic, unveiled tod
Today in totally random: Penn Badgley aka Dan Humphrey aka Lonely Boy aka Gossip Girl is officially off the market, so any chance of your future romance will live on in that embarrassing fa
"For me, moving to a new city at 59 proved very challenging ..."        
Ethiopian-Irish actress, Ruth Negga, felt the love from both her countries at the Academy Awards. (Feb. 27)        
Backstage at the Academy Awards, Casey Affleck and his 'Manchester by the Sea' director, Kenneth Lonergan, talked about Oscar speeches. (Feb. 27)        
Franca Sozzani could always command a gathering of industry insiders — any day, any time. The same happened on Monday when a mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the lat
Hollyoaks star Jennifer Metcalfe has confirmed that she's pregnant with her first child with boyfriend Greg Lake [OK! Magazine] Jennifer Metcalfe has exclusively unveiled her baby bump for the fir
The market stall worker was getting ready for Pancake Day, when he made an saucy comment to his pal Martin Fowler. Showing off his skills, he was flipping a product in a frying pan to get some prac
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