Wisconsin boaters find bear with plastic jug stuck on its head, swimming in lake

But when a boating family encountered a young bear struggling to stay afloat with a plastic jug stuck on its head in the middle of Marshmiller Lake in Wisconsin Saturday, they pulled up alongside it, removed the jar and watched it safely swim ashore.
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Melting Alaska glacier could soon unleash ‘mega-tsunami’
An unprecedented ‘mega-tsunami’ could be caused by a melting Alaska glacier, scientists have warned. The concerned experts claim the catastrophic event could even happen within the next 12 months if melting ice triggers a landslide of unstable rocks. If it’s not that soon, they think the ‘mega-tsunami’ is likely to happen within the next two...
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Listen to Episode 43 of ‘Gang’s All Here’: Jets Misery Hits New Low feat. Willie Colon
The 2020 Jets are doing all they can to be remembered as quite possibly the worst team in the history of the National Football League. They lost 24-0 to the Dolphins Sunday to fall to 0-6 on the miserable season. They are now on pace to be outscored on the season by more points than...
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The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on high school reunions
Area high schools are waiting until 2021. Some are getting creative with online reunions.
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Man fatally shot in Marshall Heights neighborhood of Southeast Washington
He was the 161st homicide victim in the District this year
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Morris uses communication skills to spark Falcons to victory
Heading into his first game as interim head coach, Raheem Morris sought to make the underachieving Atlanta Falcons uncomfortable last week.
Pennsylvania governor vetoes bill to reopen state’s restaurants at full capacity
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a bill that would allow the state’s restaurants to open at full capacity, saying that COVID-19 cases have been rising. “To the extent that there is a resurgence of the virus this fall and winter, we need these critical mitigation guidelines to remain in place, and we need to retain...
‘Dawson’s Creek’, Minus the Theme Song, Will Come to Netflix Nov. 1
Don't expect to hear "I Don't Want to Wait" at the start of any episode from this 90s hit drama.
See Chadwick Boseman's final performance in Netflix's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' trailer
Chadwick Boseman, beloved "Black Panther" star who died Aug. 28, appears in a new trailer for his final film, Netflix's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."
Trump knocks ‘dumb bastards’ at CNN, ‘Fredo’ for COVID-19 coverage
President Trump on Monday denounced what he called the “dumb bastards” at CNN and “Fredo,” a nickname he’s often attached to CNN host Chris Cuomo, for paying so much attention to the COVID-19 pandemic. Trump told a large outdoor audience in Prescott, Ariz., that he believes the cable news channel is hyping the coronavirus to...
President Trump takes a break from calling Joe Biden old to reference Bob Hope
Trump tweeted Monday that Anthony Fauci had received more airtime than anyone since Bob Hope, the vaudevillian who died in 2003 at age 100.
PM Update: Sunnier and warmer Tuesday
There could be some late-night fog in spots. Temperatures head deeper into the 70s tomorrow.
Barkley guarantees Match victory vs. Peyton and Curry
NBA legend Charles Barkley guaranteed victory when he and Phil Mickelson face Peyton Manning and Steph Curry in "The Match: Champions for Change."
Appeals court rules Ghislaine Maxwell's 2016 deposition transcript will be unsealed
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Monday denied Ghislaine Maxwell's effort to reverse the decision of a lower court that ordered her 2016 deposition transcript to be made public.
Trump announces plans to remove Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list
President Donald Trump announced Monday that he intends to lift Sudan's state sponsor of terrorism designation -- news that comes as the transitional government in Khartoum could deliver him a diplomatic victory ahead of the US presidential election.
Traces of coronavirus found on frozen seafood packaging in China
Live traces of the coronavirus were found on frozen seafood packages in a Chinese city that recently suffered an outbreak of the deadly disease, the government’s health officials said. The discovery was made amid an investigation into the recent cluster of COVID-19 cases in Qingdao. “It has been confirmed that contact with outer packaging contaminated...
1 in 4 U.S. workers are considering quitting
Some companies have increased benefits in the Covid-19 era but many workers say that's not the case for their employers.
Newsom says California will review FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines before releasing them to public
Gov. Newsom added to concerns about COVID-19 vaccines and said the state will review the safety of any vaccine approved by the Trump administration.
Dodgers drive-in: Watch the World Series on giant screens at Dodger Stadium
Tickets for the World Series viewing parties cost $75 and must be purchased in advance.
LI park dedicated to late 9/11 responder who appeared in Congress with Jon Stewart
Late NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez — who became the face of suffering 9/11 first-responders during a moving appearance before Congress last year — was honored Monday with a park named after him. “My brother talked about taking care of each other and taking care of yourself. We hope this park [fits] in that mission,’’ said...
Pac-12 sets football player minimums, though there's a workaround
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Pac-12 released scholarship and position minimums for teams to follow in order to play.
Hungarian restaurant ‘reinvents the wheel’ for social distancing
BUDAPEST- Hit by a plunge in turnover after foreign tourists vanished, Michelin-starred Hungarian restaurant Costes has staged a skyline dining event on the Budapest Eye ferris wheel to generate sales in a coronavirus-proof environment. Costes owner Karoly Gerendai said that turnover at one of his reopened restaurants is down to about a tenth of pre-lockdown...
Trump, Biden battle for slim undecided voter pool
Polls show there are far fewer on-the-fence voters this year than the unusually high number in 2016, and the Trump and Biden campaigns each believes it still can win over numbers that matter in close battleground states. (October 19)
Mookie Betts’ World Series showcase is just what baseball needs: Sherman
Mookie Betts is our Willie Mays. He is not as good as Mays because we can probably say that about every human who has ever walked our planet. Mays is our greatest living player and perhaps just the greatest to ever play baseball. But if Mike Trout is our Mickey Mantle, Betts is our Mays....
Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw will start Game 1 of World Series against the Rays
As expected, veteran Clayton Kershaw will start for the Dodgers against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday.
Massachusetts police arrest suspect accused of trying to kidnap 11-year-old, second suspect wanted
Police are continuing to search for the second suspect, while the first one remains in custody after a swift arrest.
Rock legend John Fogerty issues President Trump a cease-and-desist order from playing his song
John Fogerty has directed President Donald Trump to stop using his song "Fortunate Son," by issuing him a cease-and-desist order.
‘Crazy’ beekeepers determined to make it in tough times
IOLA, Wis.— They wrote it right into their business plan — an expectation that, each year, at least half the stock on which their livelihood depends would die. Building a business around bees is not for the faint-hearted. “You have to be a little crazy,” says James Cook, who, with wife Samantha Jones, started beekeeping...
Government agency will investigate Trump administration political influence over FDA, CDC
Both agencies have been caught in political crossfire since the start of the pandemic, as preventative health measures became politicized.
The Working Families Party, on the rise nationally, faces a defining test in New York
The Working Families Party endorsed progressive Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren in the Democratic presidential primary last year. When she dropped out earlier this year, the party threw its support to Sen. Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist from Vermont.
UK accuses Russian intelligence agency of hacking 2020 Olympics
The British government has accused the GRU, Russia's military intelligence service, of carrying out cyberattacks on officials and organizations involved in planning the 2020 Olympics.
Elderly woman shoved onto subway tracks during fight on NYC platform
A brute shoved a 73-year-old grandma onto the subway tracks during a fight on a Brooklyn platform, police said Monday. The encounter unfolded around 1:45 p.m. at C train’s Clinton-Washington stop, where an unknown man got into a fight with the elderly woman’s husband and grandson in his 30s, according to police and sources. The...
Chicago mayor sounds alarm on 2nd surge of virus
Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned Chicagoans that the city is experiencing another wave of the coronavirus pandemic, with confirmed cases rising sharply across the city to levels last seen in late May. (Oct.19)
At least 18 West Virginia Covid-19 outbreaks linked to church services, governor says
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice says that 13 counties in the state have reported outbreaks of Covid-19 at churches.
Why Canadians can't look away from the US vote
It's a reflex many Canadians can't shake; watching the US election campaign is like rubber-necking a car crash across the highway. It's riveting, at times terrifying. Above all, you fear the debris could actually fall your way.
‘James Bond’ coordinator explains why he spent over $70G on soda for Daniel Craig stunt scene in new movie
Coca-Cola was used for an unexpected reason on the set of "No Time to Die."
White House official slams NY Gov. Cuomo over 'highly irresponsible' comments on COVID vaccine
White House Communications Director Alyssa Farah ripped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday over what she called “highly irresponsible” comments about a possible coronavirus vaccine.
New York bars wedding of a Brooklyn rabbi's grandson expected to draw 10,000 people
The wedding of a Brooklyn rabbi's grandson that was expected to draw upwards of 10,000 people has been barred by a New York state order, according to state officials.
Phil Mickelson, Charles Barkley to face Peyton Manning, Steph Curry in golf match benefiting HBCUs
“The Match” is back.
Royal Navy using flying Iron Man-style jet suits to practice storming enemy ships
This is the incredible moment the Royal Navy is seen practicing confronting enemy ships with a real life Iron Man-style jet suit. In one video, a man clad in the suit is seen flying through the air from a sea vessel before landing on a ship. He then makes his way back to the vessel...
Exclusive: Syria Demands Sanctions Relief, US Troop Pullout in Return for Help with American Captives
Lebanese General Security director Major General Abbas Ibrahim brought to Washington a list of demands for Damascus including sanctions relief and closing Al-Tanf garrison in exchange for help on returning Austin Tice and Majd Kamalmaz, Newsweek has learned.
Court Vacates Trump Administration Rule That Sought To Kick Thousands Off Food Stamps
The USDA rule "radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice" and would have added new burdens during a global pandemic,
San Diego schools won’t count attendance or late work toward grades
In a possible preview of New York City Department of Education policy, San Diego schools will no longer consider late work, attendance or behavior when determining final grades. The San Diego Unified School District school board voted unanimously for the changes, arguing that the now-ousted metrics exacerbate racial inequity. Some New York City schools have...
Facebook's Effort to Suppress the Hunter Biden NY Post Story Gave it Half the Reach of Major Anti-Trump Scoops
While Twitter's actions had little impact on the reach of the story, data shows that Facebook's suppression of the article caused it to reach roughly half the readers that major anti Trump scoops did.
A 'Herculean' effort: States finalize their COVID-19 vaccine distribution plans
State public health departments say they're ready to leap into action as soon as a COVID-19 vaccine is approved but caution much is still unknown.
Early Voting 'Bonkers' in Texas as Dems Aim to Win State for First Time in 44 Years
The last time a presidential candidate won the Lone Star State was Jimmy Carter in 1976.
Pennsylvania reaches record high voter registration before deadline
About 9 million people in a state of roughly 13 million have signed up.
US to collect, return asteroid sample for 1st time
A spacecraft circling an ancient asteroid 200 million miles away will attempt to descend to its surface Tuesday. The OSIRIS-REx mission aims to bring back at least 60 grams of asteroid Bennu, the biggest otherworldly haul from beyond the moon. (Oct. 19)
Even 'Seinfeld' cast thinks Trump's awkward dance moves are worse than Elaine's
'Melania deserves an Emmy for acting like she's attracted to THIS,' 'Seinfeld' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus tweeted about Trump's dancing at a recent rally.