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Rare gray wolf killed during hunt in Michigan, officials launch investigation

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has launched an investigation after a hunter recently reported his harvest, which he believed to be a coyote — but after further genetic testing, the kill proved to be something far rarer. The DNR announced in a press release that the animal killed in Calhoun County, Michigan’s southern Lower Peninsula, was actually a gray wolf. While the DNR…

Retirement and loneliness: 3 tips for seniors to combat sadness during their golden years

This story discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please contact the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255). For some seniors, retirement brings the unbridled joy of more time with loved ones — but for others, the golden years can end up being quite blue. More than a third of older adults said they feel lonely…

10 smart devices that make pet parenting easier

Owning a pet can be a rewarding experience, but it can also come with challenges. In celebration of National Pet Day on 4/11, here are 10 home pet products that can help make dog (or cat) parenting smarter, not harder.  A growing market of innovative products can help you level up your pet care. Pet parents can select gadgets and devices that make caring for their…

20 BookTok books readers are getting into this spring

There’s nothing quite like a good book. That’s why millions of people on TikTok turn to #BookTok for recommendations. Overflowing with recommendations that often make it to bestseller lists, BookTok has reshaped how readers interact with books and their authors. As spring brings new beginnings, what better time to dive into a fresh stack of new reads? We’ve got 20 books recommended by well-known BookTokers….

400-year-old battle gear discovered by metal detectorist in Poland: ‘Unique find’

A metal detectorist recently discovered 400-year-old military artifacts while roaming around a field last month. Youtuber Patryk Chmielewski, who posts videos under the username Profesor Detektorysta, filmed himself walking through a dirt field in Mikułowice, Poland, in March. When his metal detector suddenly started pinging, he set up his camera and began digging in the soil. Soon enough, Chmielewski uncovered several pieces of metal that…

See what the home you grew up in looks like now and other Maps tricks

I grew up in New Jersey, right next to a state park. I still remember riding my bike all day like it was yesterday. Oh, and the time I threw a snowball at a police car and hit the cop inside. That was bad. Get smart, actionable tech news and tips like this daily in your inbox. Join 500K folks and get the Current. It’s…

Top universities in California based on enrollment rates

As the most populous state in the nation, California educates hundreds of thousands of college students each year. Accordingly, the Golden State is home to the largest higher-education system in the U.S., according to the Public Policy Institute of California. The 10 campuses that comprise the University of California system are the state’s main academic research institution, while the California State University system is the…

Texas man, 105, to witness his 13th total solar eclipse: ‘They’re so beautiful’

A 105-year-old Texas resident is gearing up to see the total solar eclipse on April 8 — and it’s not his first rodeo. LaVerne Biser of Fort Worth said his interest in astronomy began in high school, back in the 1930s. The umbraphile, a term referring to people who chase eclipses, spent his childhood admiring stars from his parent’s Troy, Ohio, farmland in the 1920s,…

10 Amazon finds that can help you build a garden no matter how small your space

Gardening isn’t just for homeowners with acres of land. Whether you live in an apartment or have just a small plot of land to work with, there are options for every gardener. From growing herbs in your window to hanging planters that fit perfectly on your deck, we’ve crafted a list of products that can help you grow fresh veggies and herbs in your home…

Ask a doc: ‘Why do I keep coughing at night?’

When it comes to sleep disruptions, it doesn’t get much worse than the dreaded night cough. If coughing is keeping you up at night, you’re probably frustrated, fatigued and wondering how to put a stop to it. Dr. Daniel Landau, a board-certified physician in South Carolina and contributor to The Mesothelioma Center, suffers from a persistent night cough himself.  ASK A DOC: ‘WHEN IS A…

Tennessee aquarium welcomes 7 baby turtles endangered in wilderness, experts call it a ‘small victory’

A bale of Arakan forest turtles — a critically endangered species — were welcomed to the world recently at an aquarium in Tennessee.  The Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, Tennessee, announced the arrival of seven hatchlings.  The aquarium put out a press release with the good news and shared that it’s rare for all seven of the eggs that were laid to fully emerge.  RARE ANIMAL’S…

Woman ‘creeped out’ by alligator’s meal of choice, plus a fun American culture quiz

‘CREEPED ME OUT’ – A Charlotte County, Florida, woman was on a run when she had a bizarre encounter with an alligator that reportedly stared right at her as it was making a meal of another creature. Continue reading… ‘REMARKABLY PRESERVED’ – Archaeologists recently announced the discovery of a 14th century castle – complete with a moat – underneath a hotel. Continue reading… ‘VERY CLOSE…

Ohio woman, 94, sets out to visit all 7 continents with her grandson’s help: ‘Always think positive’

A 94-year-old adventurer — who made headlines last year for being the oldest person to visit all 63 U.S. National Parks — just returned from Chile and the Galápagos Islands on her newest quest: to conquer all seven continents. “When you get to a certain age, everybody starts saying, ‘Oh, you can’t do that. You’re too old to do that kind of thing,” Joy Ryan…

World travelers gave up everything to see 92 countries and counting: ‘Why not?’

A married couple who were once based in Florida set their sights on traveling the world during their retirement — and they’re off and doing just that.  Bev and John Martin retired in 2020. They decided to start “small” on their travel adventures by road tripping around the United States first. The pair purchased an Airstream trailer and made it their mission to mark every state…

Five-legged lamb gets second chance after Mississippi woman opens home and heart for rehabilitation

A five-legged lamb, named Spider-Lamb, got a second chance at life after a Mississippi woman took him in just in time for the Easter holiday. “He is definitely one loved lamb by everyone who sees him,” Natalie Renot told Fox News Digital. Renot, who is passionate about rehabilitating animals that need a helping hand, said that Spider-Lamb was in rough shape when she rescued him…

5 things you should not do during a traffic stop

When you’re driving and see emergency lights behind you on the road, the most important thing to remember is to stay calm.  It’s normal to feel instant stress when you’re getting pulled over — but staying calm can make for a smoother interaction between you and law enforcement.  There are a variety of reasons that you may get pulled over, and the reason may or…

Hot weekend read: Man dials police over Sasquatch, plus a father-in-law’s text goes viral

Lifestyle stories this week included a fisherman’s monstrous catch, a father-in-law’s text gone viral, delicious food stories, interesting Americana and a strange call to police involving Sasquatch — and more. Fun quizzes and crosswords are always available to dive into as well. (Fox News Digital publishes daily crossword puzzles seven days a week.) CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER Grab your coffee…

Country music singer offers sneak peek at married life, new album and enduring gratitude to Blake Shelton

A country musician is peeling back the layers of his personal life as he releases new music for fans amid a fresh start in life that includes his recent elopement in the snow-covered mountains of Colorado to his lady love.  Ian Flanigan, best known for his third-place finish on Season 19 of “The Voice,” talked to Fox News Digital this week ahead of his new…

Health care is ‘overwhelmingly complex’ for older adults, experts say: ‘Ever-increasing hurdle’

Adults tend to need more medical care as they age, but coordinating that care can be stressful and strenuous for seniors. Getting in-person care and treatment can require “substantial time, effort and cost” for older adults and their partners or caregivers, according to a new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Led by Ishani Ganguli, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical…

11 outfits from Amazon to help you conquer your spring workout routine

Spring is in the air, and with that comes the promise of warm days and body-revealing fashions that may have you eyeing a new fitness routine. Your new spring workout routine may require an update to your athletic wear. When choosing an outfit for a spring workout, you can consider comfort, breathability and support. The right set of workout clothes will make you feel good…

On Holy Thursday at the Last Supper, Jesus gave us the gift of himself, says Minnesota priest

Holy Thursday, also known as “Maundy Thursday,” is the first day of the Paschal Triduum and commemorates the Last Supper.  It is celebrated by many of the faithful worldwide this year on March 28, 2024.  Christians believe that at the Last Supper, Jesus Christ celebrated the first Eucharist, instituting the New Covenant. HOLY WEEK LEADS THE FAITHFUL TO EASTER SUNDAY: HERE ARE THE SPECIAL DAYS…

Mom of 5 chooses pregnancy one more time after fertility clinic asks about her leftover embryos

A family is continuing to grow 13 years after freezing some lucky embryos at an IVF clinic.  Tanis Larson and her husband Dave Larson unsuccessfully tried to have a baby for two years — and in 2010, the Canadian pair ultimately elected to undergo an in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, SWNS reported.  Through that process, Tanis Larson wound up with 13 healthy embryos to start…

Sleep disorders and suicide: A mental health expert reveals the concerning link

This story discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please contact the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255). We’ve all experienced the irritability that comes with a lack of shuteye — but an extended period of poor sleep health could lead to far more serious effects than that. Some experts warn that people who have chronic…

Easter bunny teaches kids ‘true meaning’ of Easter in new book with faith focus

Bestselling author Anthony DeStefano of New Jersey was tired of commercialism and secular culture overrunning the true meaning of Easter — so he wrote a book to “Christianize” the story of the Easter Bunny.  “The Story of the First Easter Bunny” tells of a “small bunny with very large ears” who lives with his ailing mother near Jerusalem during the time of Christ.  Desperate to…

‘Ghost’ whisky distillery in Scotland reopens after 40 years

What was once the remnants of a “ghost” distillery on Islay, a great source of peated whisky in Scotland, is now an ultra exclusive distillery with a luxurious and polished blueprint. In 1983, Port Ellen, a workhorse distillery, closed due to an overabundance of single malt whisky production in the area. Due to the surplus, a number of whisky-making locations closed in order to promote…

Newly approved cancer drug targets aggressive form of ‘deadly disease’

A new drug regimen for certain types of pancreatic cancer recently received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — the first new medication in nearly a decade. Onivyde (irinotecan liposome), an injectable medication made by Ipsen, has been approved for use along with oxaliplatin, fluorouracil and leucovorin as a regimen for patients with metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma (mPDAC). This type of cancer is…

Florida vacationers beware! Great white shark named ‘Penny’ circling warm waters

A 10-foot great white shark, named Penny, was captured lurking the waters off the coast of Florida. According to ocean research organization OCEARCH, Penny was tracked off the coast of Fort Myers Beach at about 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 17. The 10 foot 3 inch great white shark first pinged off the coast of Boynton Beach, Florida in Dec. 2023. She later made her…

Amazon’s Big Spring Sale: Save big on these 20 top selling picks

Amazon is launching its first-ever Big Spring Sale, which will run from March 20 to March 25. Shoppers can save big on seasonal items like spring fashion, bath and beauty products, kitchen essentials, and electronics.   With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you’ll want to grab one of our 12 top-selling picks to commemorate the day. Don’t forget about Easter Sunday – you can find the…

10 budget-friendly gifts to put in your kids’ Easter baskets

After the long holiday season, the last thing most parents want to do is spend hundreds of dollars on an Easter basket. We’ve got a list to make the holiday a little more affordable. Most of our gift ideas are under $10 and can help you fill multiple baskets. To prepare for a fruitful Easter, consider signing up for an Amazon Prime membership. The benefits…

These medications could make driving dangerous, the FDA warns

It’s become common knowledge that drinking and driving don’t mix — but should you get behind the wheel after popping a pill? It depends on the type of medication, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). While most medicines are safe to take on the go, some may cause side effects that can interfere with the ability to operate a vehicle or heavy…