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A homeless man was reunited with his lost dog and the video is a real tearjerker

A homeless man was reunited with his lost dog and the video is a real tearjerker

When Anthony Rogers’s beloved dog Bobo went missing, he was despondent. The two are homeless, he told CNN, but they’ve found family in each other and their midtown Memphis community. So when they reunited, naturally, it was nothing short of enchanting. In a video from Memphis Animal Services, Bobo bounds into Rogers’ arms, his tail…MORE

New York mayor gives 9/11 responder’s family a key to the city

New York mayor gives 9/11 responder’s family a key to the city

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gave the key to the city to the family of Luis Alvarez, a 9/11 first responder and activist who died in late June from a 9/11-related illness. Alvarez, who was 53 when he died, was a retired New York police bomb squad detective who developed cancer linked to the…MORE

This giant Texas corn maze honors military families

This giant Texas corn maze honors military families

An agricultural maze. In Texas. Honoring military families. Could this get any more American? Every year, the Graff 7A Ranch in Hondo, Texas, hosts the South Texas Maize, a giant labyrinth of sorghum and seasonally appropriate puns. Like many agricultural mazes across the country, the Maize maze is known for its impressive designs. This year,…MORE

Merriam-Webster adds the nonbinary pronoun ‘they’ to its dictionary

Merriam-Webster adds the nonbinary pronoun ‘they’ to its dictionary

Merriam-Webster has officially added the nonbinary pronoun “they” as an entry in its dictionary. Merriam-Webster announced Tuesday that the word “they” can be used to refer to a single person whose gender identity is nonbinary along with three other separate definitions. Merriam-Webster uses the word in a sentence as an example: “I knew certain things…MORE