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Hilary Hanson


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Recent articles by Hilary:

Conservation Officer Fired For Refusing To Shoot Bear Cubs Wins Court Victory

A judge in Canada ruled Bryce Casavant was improperly dismissed. → Read More

LAPD Accused Of Shooting Man In Wheelchair In The Face With Rubber Bullets

A viral image shows a man bent over in his wheelchair, blood pouring from above his eye, in front of a line of Los Angeles police officers. → Read More

Farms Have Killed Off Millions Of Animals As Supply Chains Break. But These Hens Made It Out.

As an Iowa farmer scaled down operations, he took the rare step of giving chickens away. Rescue groups swooped in. → Read More

Russian Diesel Spill That Stained Rivers Red May Have Been Due To Melting Permafrost

Thousands of tons of diesel leaked into waterways in a major accident at a power plant in Siberia. → Read More

SpaceX Launches 2 NASA Astronauts Into Orbit In Historic Mission

Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, aboard the Crew Dragon, are the first Americans to blast off into space from U.S. soil in nearly a decade. → Read More

NYC Transit Union Backs Bus Drivers Who Refuse To Transport Protesters For NYPD

The city's transit union voiced its support after a viral video showed a bus driver apparently defying police orders to drive a group of people under arrest. → Read More

Fire Breaks Out On San Francisco's Historic Fisherman's Wharf

At least one firefighter was injured as flames shot 100 feet in the air and tore through a warehouse. → Read More

Climate Change Could Mean More Of Antarctica Turning Green With Algae

Snow algae is already a part of summer on the Antarctic Peninsula. A warming planet may mean a lot more of it. → Read More

53-Year-Old Tortoise Left Homeless By COVID-19 Has Hundreds Wanting To Adopt Her

Ms. Jennifer was brought to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Animal Cruelty after her owner's death, but her future is looking bright. → Read More

Virginia Tech Therapy Dog Gets Honorary Degree After Years Of Helping Students

Moose, an 8-year-old Labrador, is now a certified dog-tor. → Read More

Looks Like The U.S. Might Have 'Murder Hornets' Now

Asian giant hornets can kill people with their stings and are devastating to honey bee populations. → Read More

Boris Johnson's Son Named After Doctors Who Saved His Life When He Had COVID-19

The British prime minister and his fiancee Carrie Symonds welcomed Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson to their family last month. → Read More

De Blasio Says NYC Schools Will Stay Closed Through June. Cuomo Says That's 'His Opinion.'

Shortly after the mayor announced that schools would be closed through the academic year, the governor questioned de Blasio's authority to make that decision. → Read More

Search Called Off For Kennedy Family Members Missing After Canoe Accident

Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her young son, Gideon, disappeared after winds appeared to overwhelm their boat on the Chesapeake Bay. → Read More

Here's What Wild Animal Experts Want You To Know About 'Tiger King'

Scientists have some issues with Netflix's hit documentary on zookeeper Joe Exotic. → Read More

A Cat In Belgium Tested Positive For COVID-19, But You Shouldn't Panic

This may be the first known case of a cat getting sick from the novel coronavirus, though experts stress cases of pets catching it remain extremely rare. → Read More

How To Prepare For Your Pets In Case Of A Coronavirus Emergency

Make sure your dog, cat, rabbit or other animal companion is accounted for if you have a COVID-19-related crisis. → Read More

Animal Shelters Call For People To Foster Pets Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Animal Shelters Call For People To Foster Pets Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19 means shelters are closing to the public and operating with reduced staff. Here's how you can help a cat, dog, rabbit or other animal in need. → Read More

Marnie, Who Went From Scraggly Shelter Dog To Internet Star, Dies At 18

"She enjoyed her chicken until the very end," read an emotional tribute to Marnie on Instagram, where the Shih Tzu had nearly 2 million followers. → Read More