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Inside look at Southwick's Zoo Skyfari Sky Ride rescues

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

Dozens of people were rescued from seats hanging over animal habitats after an aerial ride at the Southwick's Zoo became stuck Friday.
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Riders rescued from stuck Skyfari Sky Ride at Southwick's Zoo

Riders rescued from stuck Skyfari Sky Ride at Southwick's Zoo

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

Riders were helped down from a stuck aerial ride Friday afternoon at Southwick's Zoo in Mendon, Massachusetts. Many of the riders were helped down from chairs suspended over animal habitats.
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Polio detected in New York City's sewage, suggesting the virus is...

Polio detected in New York City's sewage, suggesting the virus is circulating there

The presence of the polio virus in New York City's wastewater suggests likely local circulation of the virus, city and state health officials said. Read more ...

Salman Rushdie stabbed during appearance in New York

Salman Rushdie stabbed during appearance in New York

“The Satanic Verses” novelist was on stage at the Chautauqua Institution when he was suddenly attacked, video from the event shows. Read more ...

Disabled vehicles are causing delays along I-71/75 near Fort Wright

Disabled vehicles are causing delays along I-71/75 near Fort Wright

Traffic cameras are showing multiple vehicles off on the right shoulder of the interstate near Fort Wright, Friday morning. Read more ...

Grimes man who used 'spy camera' on underage girls sentenced to federal prison

Grimes man who used 'spy camera' on underage girls sentenced to federal prison

Police also found several videos of Duncan sitting in his car in Des Moines area parking lots while he recorded underage girls walking nearby who were not aware of his presence. Read more ...

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Salman Rushdie's book "The Satanic Verses" has been banned in Iran since 1988, as many Muslims consider it to be blasphemous. Read more ...

Illegal pool with 60 tons of water discovered on rooftop in New York City

"Please don't try to build a rooftop swimming pool without first getting permits." There was a good reason New York City officials sent out this message to residents. Read more ...

More than 150 endangered vultures poisoned in South Africa, Botswana

Birds died after feeding from carcass of buffalo, which appeared to have been laced with poison, conservationist says. Read more ...

Minister Amin Salam addresses Lebanon's economic crises

Al Jazeera discusses the economic and food crises and the measures taken to tackle them. Read more ...

We're Experiencing Loss at Many Levels. Here's How We Can Face It With Empathy

The award-winning novelist discusses race, identity, algorithmic thinking and how to envision optimistic futures in dark times. Read more ...

Fayetteville police searching for 19-year old connected to robbery and murder

Fayetteville police searching for 19-year old connected to robbery and murder

A person was shot and killed Thursday evening during a robbery, and the shooter is still at large, according to Fayetteville police. Read more ...