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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
PARIS (AP) — A beluga whale stranded for several days in the Seine River was successfully removed from the French waterway Wednesday in preparation for a transfer to a saltwater basin in Normandy in hopes of saving its life.The dangerously thin marine mammal has no digestive activity for unknown reasons, conservation group Sea Shepherd France
PARIS (AP) — Efforts to feed a dangerously thin Beluga whale that has strayed into the Seine River in France have failed so far and experts are now trying to get the whale out of the river lock where it is stuck, environmentalists said Monday.The marine conservation group Sea Shepherd France tweeted Monday that “feeding
A man was arrested on Aug. 9 after allegedly assaulting a uniformed Secret Service officer outside the White House, an agency spokesperson said. The assault took place around 12:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue NW, an area that is frequented by pedestrians and tourists hoping to see the White House. A Secret Service spokesperson said in
A student of the ancient Polynesian art of wayfinding, Nainoa Thompson demonstrates that trans-Pacific navigation with just the sky and sea as guides is possible—and can bring people togetherNainoa Thompson did not set out to rewrite history. He just wanted to go for an adventure. But he accomplished both. Decades later, he’s now the most
Officer Ashley Poellnitz spotted the brown Toyota run a stop sign and take off in a hurry. She sped after the offender and flashed her blue lights on Green Springs Avenue. When the car came to a stop in front of her, she called in the tag number with confidence mixed with anticipation. Pulling over
“Enter as a hundred cares vanish. Laugh as the great river expands.” Couplet vertically inscribed at the entrance of the Chinese garden’s tea house. Liu Fang Yuan, or The Garden of Flowing Fragrance, is an incredible 15-acre garden created in the traditional style of scholar gardens from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in Suzhou, China. This
The Boston Red Sox will look to Christian Arroyo for continued offensive production when they hit the field against Matt Olson and the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, in the final game of a two-game series at Fenway Park. The Braves pitching staff leads the majors with a collective 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings. The Red
Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies will try to get to Sandy Alcantara when he starts for the Miami Marlins on Wednesday at 7:05 PM ET, in the second game of a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies’ .250 batting average is 10th-best in MLB. The Marlins have the 10th-best ERA (3.81) in
Francisco Lindor and the New York Mets will look to get to T.J. Zeuch when he takes the mound for the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday at 1:10 PM ET, in the final game of a three-game series at Citi Field. The pitching staff for the Mets has a collective 9.6 K/9 to lead the majors.
Justin Steele and Josiah Gray are the projected starters when the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals play on Wednesday at Wrigley Field, at 2:20 PM ET. The Cubs are 19th in baseball with 107 home runs. They average 1.0 per game. The Nationals have a team batting average of .248 this season, which ranks