This dog sniffs out superbugs at the hospital, and is training his new co-worker
Angus sniffs out the superbug Clostridium difficile, known as C-diff, as part of the K9 Infection Prevention Team that involves clinicians, housekeeping staff and a now a second dog at Vancouver General Hospital in Canada. The hospital is reviewin
Photos and video courtesy of Vancouver Coastal HealthEdited by Cristina Rayas / McClatchy
A Vancouver police officer scolded a mother for leaving her children, ages 3 and 6, in a hot car while she grocery shopped on the afternoon of July 3. Police said they received multiple emergency calls about two children, who were said to be in di
What are the politics of U.F.O.s? Hillary Clinton said she believed in giving wider access to government records related to U.F.O.s and extraterrestrial life. Listen to what other presidents had to say about aliens and Area 51.
State Police in Modena, Italy have arrested 10 people as part of 'Operation Wine and Cheese,' aimed at breaking up a ring of fine food thieves. Police said more than 16,000 bottles of wine worth $140,000 and 168 wheels of Parmesan worth $110,000 h
A dozen people in Peru have died in the last three days as a result of dangerous flooding and mudslides that are now threatening the capital. Unusually heavy rains have ravaged Peru's mostly-desert climate this year, killing 62 people and destroyi
Jonathan the Giant Tortoise, the oldest known living land animal on Earth, estimated to be 184-years-old, was washed for the first time in recorded history by vet Dr. Joe Hollins. This historic event took place in the grounds of Plantation House,
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., hoists two people after their vessel ran aground three miles east of Port Angeles on May 21, 2015. The two people were transferred to EMS with no reported injuries.
Cue, a robot created by Toyota, demonstrated its shooting ability against two human opponents. Over ten shots, Seiya Ando and Zack Baranski made eight shots between them, while Cue achieved a perfect 10-for10.
Police responded to reports of a shooting at Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Maryland. Several injuries have been reported. The local sheriff’s department urged parents to avoid going to the scene and to instead report to a nearby high school
Sixteen inmates were indicted on “mob action” charges after a fight broke out in the Cook County Jail’s maximum security division on February 16, the sheriff’s department said in a statement. Two inmates were taken to area hospitals following the bra
Olympia fire and police personnel responded to a suspected arson fire at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at 2225 Cain Road SE. Monday morning at around the same time another reported arson was being extinguished by the Tumwater fire at Jeh