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Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper adopts dog he rescued from the heat

CLEVELAND, Tenn — A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper and his family adopted the dog he helped rescue from the extreme heat earlier this month. On June 15, Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Tudors found a dog on the side of a highway and pulled over. He gave her some shelter out of the sun, some water and some Little Debbie snacks, according to WBIR. The temperatures in Tennessee that day was about 96 degrees.
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Stocks rise on Wall Street as China eases quarantine rules

NEW YORK — (AP) — Stocks rose broadly in morning trading on Wall Street Tuesday and gave major indexes a solid push higher following a wobbly start to the week. The S&P 500 rose 0.5% as of 10:12 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 199 points, or 0.6%, to 31,644 and the Nasdaq rose 0.1%.

Mariners’ Winker, Crawford, J-Rod suspended for Angels brawl

A trio of Seattle Mariners regulars were suspended Monday for their brawl with the Los Angeles Angels, and another went on the injured list after being hurt in the melee. Outfielder Jesse Winker was banned seven games, shortstop J.P. Crawford received a five-game suspension and outfielder Julio Rodríguez got a two-game punishment from Major League Baseball for their roles in Sunday’s fight. Catcher Luis Torrens went on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder injury suffered in the fracas.

Wells, Rutschman help Orioles dominate Mariners 9-2

Tyler Wells pitched five nearly perfect innings, Adley Rutschman drove one of Baltimore’s five home runs and the Orioles three-hit the Seattle Mariners in a 9-2 victory Monday night. Wells (6-4) was perfect until allowing Cal Raleigh’s homer with two outs in the fifth inning. He retired the next...

NATO summit to open as leader warns of 'dangerous' world

MADRID — (AP) — Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sparked a "fundamental shift" in NATO's approach to defense, and member states will have to boost their military spending in an increasingly unstable world, the leader of the alliance said Tuesday. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg spoke as U.S. President Joe...

Florida’s Gatorland highlights capybaras, world’s largest rodents, in new encounter

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Florida’s Gatorland may be known for its reptiles, but giant rodents will take center stage in the wildlife park’s newest attraction. According to WFTV, the Orange County park, dubbed the “Alligator Capital of the World,” said its guide-led Capybara Encounter offers guests an up-close look at capybaras Ben and Jerry. The pair live on Flamingo Island with waterfowl, turtles and – of course – flamingos.

EXPLAINER: Why are Dutch farmers protesting over emissions?

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — (AP) — Farmers protested around the Netherlands as lawmakers voted Tuesday on proposals to slash emissions of damaging pollutants, a plan that will likely force farmers to cut their livestock herds or stop work altogether. The government says emissions of nitrogen oxide and ammonia,...

Hamilton says "archaic mindsets" about color must change

PARIS — (AP) — Formula One great Lewis Hamilton said “archaic mindsets” have to change after retired champion Nelson Piquet reportedly used a racial slur against him. Hamilton’s comments came after F1 and FIA condemned racist language. “It’s more than language. These archaic mindsets need...