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An animal rights group said that researchers who secured pigs to a table and shot them in the head with a pistol as part of a study acted cruelly.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday called for a special EU refugee summit, urging unity after an angry reaction to a suggestion by one of her ministers that states that did not take in their share of asylum seekers could face financial penalties.
The fire, at around 100 square miles, was 30 percent contained late Tuesday, fire officials announced. The fire destroyed nearly 600 homes.
The Cal Fire firefighter is among hundreds who lost their homes over the weekend in the Valley Fire that's ravaging Northern California.
"Everything looked like the inside of an oven," said Julie Wolf, whose son captured dramatic video of the escape from the inferno.
A judge in White Plains ruled last week that a Connecticut man was exercising free speech when he insulted the town that gave him a traffic ticket.
Michael Deng, 19, died after being repeatedly tackled during a brutal hazing ritual. Thirty-seven frat members now face charges.
After noticing the perennial long lines at Austin's Franklin Barbecue, Desmond Roldan came up with idea to make money and, along the way, help out some furry friends.
Flash flooding triggered by a strong thunderstorm killed at least 12 people in southern Utah, authorities said early Tuesday.
Authorities will distribute fliers in English and Spanish advertising a $50,000 reward for information in the attacks on cars along I-10 in Phoenix.