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Retired circus elephants get new home with plenty of room to roam

Retired circus elephants get new home with plenty of room to roam

After years of entertaining fans under the big top — and a few years in retirement — in Central Florida, a herd of former circus elephants is settling into their new home at a wildlife refuge. The 12 female Asian elephants arrived at White Oak Conservation, outside Jacksonville, Florida, recently and were released into a…MORE

Asian Americans reported being targeted at least 2,400 times this year

A center tracking reports of racism and discrimination against Asian Americans says it has received 6,603 firsthand complaints since last year. Stop AAPI Hate began tracking violence and harassment on March 19 last year as more Asian Americans were verbally and physically assaulted while erroneously being blamed for the Covid-19 pandemic. More than a year…MORE

Suspect in custody after Idaho middle school shooting that injured three

Suspect in custody after Idaho middle school shooting that injured three

Two students and one adult suffered non-life-threatening injuries during a shooting at Rigby Middle School in Rigby, Idaho, on Thursday, according to a statement from the school district obtained by CNN affiliate East Idaho News. A suspect in the shooting is in custody, Jefferson School District Superintendent Chad Martin told CNN affiliate KIFI. Students were…MORE

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