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Goats, llama and shepherdess help clear plants at Oregon airport

PORTLAND, Ore. - As planes took off and landed behind a fence one unusually warm April day at Portland International airport, a herd of goats lay basking in the sun, taking a nap break from their 24-hour job of chowing down on invasive plants.

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Wolverine tranquilized at New Jersey airport after chewing through cage

NEWARK, N.J. - Authorities at Newark International Airport in New Jersey tranquilized a wolverine who was enroute from Norway to an Alaskan wildlife center on Wednesday after discovering the wild animal had chewed through his metal carrier.

U.S. 15 Apr 2015

Celebrity mountain lion leaves refuge under L.A. house

LOS ANGELES - A mountain lion with his own Facebook fan page that triggered a media storm by hiding in the crawl space under a Los Angeles house has left its urban refuge, wildlife officials said on Tuesday. | Video

14 Apr 2015

U.S. satellite launcher gets first Vulcan rocket request: change the name

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Hours after unveiling its next-generation "Vulcan" rocket, the company that launches most of America's satellites, United Launch Alliance (ULA), ran into its first problem - the rocket's name.

Science, 14 Apr 2015

Plane leaves Seattle with napping airport worker stuck in cargo

SEATTLE - A Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing at a Seattle-area airport on Monday afternoon after it took off with a worker trapped in a cargo area under the cabin where he had fallen asleep, the U.S. carrier said. | Video

U.S. 14 Apr 2015

Wisconsin students' Rice Krispies treat a snap, crackle, colossus

MADISON, Wis. - University of Wisconsin-Madison students said on Sunday they have completed a Rice Krispies cereal treat weighing more than 5-1/2 tons they hope will be entered into Guinness World Records.

U.S., 12 Apr 2015