Josie Fischels

The Food and Drug Administration says more than 130 deaths and 220 illnesses in dogs may have been caused by the dog food brand Midwestern Pet Foods, after inspections "revealed evidence of significant violations" of food safety regulations.

Next year, second-level Girl Scouts might not be the only Brownies you encounter.

The Girl Scouts of the USA is gearing up to sell a brand-new cookie flavor during its 2022 season, and the cookie is drizzled in chocolaty deliciousness.

Called Adventurefuls, the new cookie has a caramel center and a chocolate base. The cookie itself is brownie flavored.

Updated August 17, 2021 at 5:59 PM ET

Normally it's dogs who receive attention for their heroic acts. Now, it's a cat's turn.

Thanks to one frantic feline, an 83-year-old woman in Cornwall, England, who had fallen down a ravine was found and rescued. Her pet, a black cat named Piran, had meowed relentlessly at the point where she'd fallen, leading a neighbor, who had been helping search crews, right to her.

For women in Afghanistan, the Taliban takeover of the country puts their rights at stake, as well as their lives.

When the Taliban last held power between 1996 and 2001, women were denied education and employment opportunities. Girls couldn't attend school and women could only be seen in public with a male escort and their bodies fully covered. Punishment for disobeying these strict rules was severe, ranging from beating to execution.

What's better than a giant, plant-eating dinosaur? Two dinosaurs, of course.

Scientists in China discovered two new dinosaur species when analyzing fossils from the country's northwest regions. Their findings, published in a study in Scientific Reports, conclude that two of the specimens were from previously unknown species.

If not for the kindness of a stranger, Jamaican hurdler Hansle Parchment may not be a Tokyo Olympic gold medalist today.

The 31-year-old athlete took the wrong bus on the day of his semifinal race. Distracted while listening to music, he didn't realize what was happening until it was too late.

"By the time I looked up, I realized, 'No, this bus is going the wrong way.' I'm not familiar with these surroundings," he said in a video posted on his Instagram.

Palm Beach County, Fla., has asked 440 students to quarantine just two days into the school year, after 51 students and faculty had confirmed cases on COVID-19.

LGBT adults living in the U.S. are nearly twice as likely to be experiencing food insecurity during the pandemic than non-LGBT adults, according to new survey data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Updated August 12, 2021 at 8:08 AM ET

"People will come, Ray," actor James Earl Jones says in the 1989 movie Field of Dreams. "People will most definitely come."

Iowan Nick Bergus remembers being forced to abandon the family sedan in the middle of a state park and trekking a half mile with his wife and daughter over fallen trees and broken branches. The scene left by the 2020 Midwest derecho was "apocalyptic," he says.

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