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PHOTOS: Push for New York City cat and kitten adoptions

With an overflow of felines, Animal Care & Control of NYC has lowered fees for cat and kitten adoptions through Sunday.

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Mutant worms stay sober, even on alcohol

U.S. researchers have developed "mutant worms" that do not get drunk by alcohol, a breakthrough that could lead to new treatment for people trying to quit drinking

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K-9 nose helps capture $150K in cocaine at JFK

A furry, four-legged security agent helped authorities stop an illegal cocaine shipment from sneaking past JFK customs.

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Minnesota man asked to leave Southwest flight after critical tweet

A man and his two sons were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight after the man sent a tweet complaining about being treated rudely by a gate agent.

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Man sues hospital after surprise penis amputation

An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer said on Thursday.

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City Council passes modified Avonte’s Law

Months after it was introduced, the City Council passed a bill in honor of teen Avonte Oquendo to prevent the circumstances that led to his untimely death.