Who wouldn't want a hippopotamus for Christmas? The Oklahoma City Zoo welcomed Francesca, a 26-year-old pygmy hippo, from her old home at the San Diego Zoo.
Sam the Elf was off! Not to the North Pole, but to the hospital for emergency care. Jennifer Thelen's daughter told her their 2-year-old German shepherd had attacked Sam the Elf.
One of America's most prominent national symbols is recovering after a frightening incident. A bald eagle was rescued from a canal in Florida, where he fell after a close encounter with a power line.
Michigan police officer Scott Combs responded to an upsetting call recently when he found a large dog attacking a 12-year-old girl named Winter. Officer Combs freed the girl from the dog.
It's about time! Pizza is finally being honored as officially awesome. More specifically, pizza makers in the Italian city of Naples were recognized by the United Nations.