President Biden called the latest job report “good news." Friday (4/2), the Labor Department said employers added 916,000 jobs in March, the biggest gain since last summer. The president said, "We still have a long way to go, but I know that we're going to get there."
WEB EXTRA: Bear Takes A Spring BathTakoda the bear gave himself a bath during a warm spell at the Oregon Zoo on April 29. The zoo said the 11-year-old, 400-pound bear needed a sturdy 300-pound tub to support his weight as he splashed around in the cool water.
WEB EXTRA: President Biden Says Most Infrastructure Jobs Created y American Jobs Plan Won't Require College DegreePresident Joe Biden said about 90% of infrastructure jobs created by the American Jobs Plan won't require a college degree. On Thursday (5/6), the president said the jobs will just require "hard work, grit, and sweat."
WEB EXTRA: Train Hits 18-Wheeler On Tracks In TexasThis is the moment a train hit an 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks in Richmond, TX on Wednesday (5/5). The police department said, "We are just glad nobody was hurt, and the truck was loaded with only water. This could have been much worse."
WEB EXTRA: Japanese Town Use More Than 200K of COVID Relief Money To Build Squid StatueMore than $200,000 in COVID-19 relief money was spent on this giant squid statue in Noto, Japan, local media reported. According to the reports, local leaders hope the statue will help promote Noto's seafood industry and increase tourism after the pandemic.
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WEB EXTRA: Mother's Day Spending During Coronavirus Pandemic 2021How will people celebrate the second Mother's Day during the coronavirus pandemic? Here's a look at what consumers are buying as more people become vaccinated and receive their stimulus checks.
Trending: Theme Park COVID ChangesThe Universal Orlando Resort has stopped doing temperature checks on guests entering their parks. Walt Disney World will stop doing temperature checks on employees this Saturday and end them for guests on May 16th.
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WEB EXTRA: Exhibition By Japanese Avant-Garde Artist Debuts At New York Botanical GardenA new art exhibition by Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama just debuted at the New York Botanical Garden in Bronx, NY. "KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature" runs through the end of October. Check out some of the zany art pieces on display.
WEB EXTRA: Ducklings Waddle Down School Hallways To Their New HomeRelocating a mother duck and her chicks have become an annual tradition at this Massachusetts middle school. Take a look as the ducklings make their way down the halls.
WEB EXTRA: CDC Director Says COVID-19 Variants 'Are A Wild Card That Could Reverse This Progress We Have Made'The CDC director said COVID-19 variants "are a wild card that could reverse this progress we have made and could set us back." Wednesday (5/5), Dr. Rochelle Walensky said that current vaccines "are protecting against the predominant variants circulating in the country."
WEB EXTRA: South Beach Tourists BeatenSurveillance video shows a man attacking two tourists on South Beach.
WEB EXTRA Fiona The Hippo Loves The RainFiona the hippo loves the rain! She caught raindrops during a downpour at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden on Tuesday (5/4). The zoo says Fiona "will literally catch the raindrops for hours!"
WEB EXTRA: Retired Circus Elephants Adjusting To New Florida HomeJust south of the Florida-Georgia line in Yulee, the herd of gentle giants now roams in their lush new habitat at the White Oak Conservation Center.
WEB EXTRA: Great Horned Owl Released Back Into WildIt’s a miracle he’s alive but thanks to animal experts at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, a great horned owl is alive and has been released back into the wild after being hit by a truck and getting stuck in the front grill for 10 hours.
WEB EXTRA: Teen Accused Of Rigging Homecoming Election Now Charged As An AdultA north Florida teen accused of rigging her high school's homecoming race for queen is facing more serious charges.
Trending: Space WineChristie's auction house selling bottles of wine that spent a year on the International Space Station. The auction house expects them to go for a million dollars apiece.
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WEB EXTRA: Cookie The Skateboarding RabbitCookie isn't your typical pet. Among his hobbies, the seven-year-old rabbit from Windsor, Canada likes to skateboard.
WEB EXTRA: Send-Off For Beloved Bus DriverCheck out the sweet way students and parents honored this beloved bus driver who just retired after 13 years on the job.
WEB EXTRA: Bob Ross Plushies Ride On Roller CoasterWho knew Bob Ross was a fan of roller coasters (or at least dolls that look like the late painter)? Check out this test run of a coaster at an amusement park in Ohio.
WEB EXTRA: Gov. DeSantis Signs Early Learning Support BillGov. DeSantis Signs Early Learning Support Bill
WEB EXTRA: Rep. Charlie Crist Running For GovernorRep. Charlie Crist Running For Governor
WEB EXTRA: Dog Opens Door Using DoorknobClosed doors are no match for Millie! Watch as the golden retriever lets herself into her home in Florida using the doorknob. Millie's owner shared the video April 20 and said the clever pooch has been opening the door a lot more since she learned how.