Backyard chickens are slowly making headway, but not without tradeoffs.
Regulators are beginning to smile on the sci-fi project of creating real meat products without the typical death and environmental destruction.
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With government meddling, many farmers end up doing less with more, and people end up paying more for less.
Priscilla Villarreal found herself in a jail cell for publishing two routine stories. A federal court still can't decide what to do about that.
While animal-rights activists still risk trespassing charges, the state of Iowa cannot make it illegal to record while trespassing on private property.
Total human neurons outweigh all farmed animals by a factor of 30–1.
Tiffany Lindsay wants answers and an apology after her neighbors discovered her dead dog, shot the night before by Detroit police, in their garbage can.
Frank Javier Fonseca's punishment, which may amount to a life sentence, is a microcosm for many of the issues with the U.S. criminal legal system.
The WHO said it will rename the virus after researchers complained that the current name is "stigmatizing" and "discriminatory."
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DxE's dumb stunts threaten to overshadow their investigatory work.
"Every house that's built is one more acre taken away from (mountain lions') habitat. Where are they going to go?" asks Woodside Mayor Dick Brown.
One step closer to solving the organ shortage crisis?
Thanks to technological progress, cars are much safer than one-horse open sleighs.
If police dogs assault innocent people at their handlers’ direction, it’s usually treated as the victim’s fault.
The drug bust blurs the line between military operations and civilian law enforcement.
The upsides and the possible downsides of transmissible vaccines .
Michigan Farmer Rescued Injured Animals Without the Proper Permits. State Officials Have Charged Her With a Misdemeanor and Euthanized the Animals.
State officials euthanized six of Julie Hall's animals, including Sassy, a blind raccoon, and Po, a one-legged crow.
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The euthanasia campaign may be necessary to prevent the spread of the Newcastle disease, but bird owners say that it's being carried out in a cruel manner.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health reportedly damaged monkeys' brains with acid before showing them pictures of fruit.
As California moves to ban the sale of alligator products, alligator farmers and fashionistas are joining forces.
Where does Congress get the authority to redundantly criminalize abuse of mammals, birds, amphibians, and reptiles?
Larry Johnson's pet pigs have run afoul of Minneapolis' ban on city swine.
There’s no need to pit property owners against imperiled species.
But Nancy Segula will still need to rein in her "compassion for cats."
"I'm an animal lover, and I feel guilty that they're wandering around out there and they have nothing to eat."
Attorney Mike Chase, behind the popular @CrimeADay Twitter feed, talks about his new book, How to Become a Federal Criminal.
Mike Chase, the man behind the popular @CrimeADay Twitter feed, on his new book, How to Become a Federal Criminal
A wild-animal preservation program has become a scheme for corralling captive beasts that bother cattle ranchers.
Such predictions were wrong half a century ago, and this one is likely mistaken too.
It's fair to take the cops' account with a grain of salt.
Common sense wins out...sort of.
The Agricultural Research Service announced that it would no longer be using cats for research purposes.
The 12-year-old cat couldn't live out the rest of her days in peace.
It's now legal to own one of the spiky creatures.
It would have been better to let the sport fail on its own.