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A 26th race horse dies at Santa Anita Park

A horse died Sunday at Santa Anita Park in California after sustaining an injury in a race, a racetrack spokesman said. The horse, named Kochees, is the 26th horse to die at Santa Anita since December. Kochees was injured during his sixth race on Saturday, according to the spokesman, Mike Willman. He declined to say…MORE

Shark attack kills man swimming off Maui, authorities say

A shark attack killed a 65-year-old man as he was swimming off the coast of Maui Saturday morning, according to authorities. The man, who was from California, encountered the shark about 60 yards off of Kaanapali Beach at around 8:30 a.m. local time, Dan Dennison, a spokesman for Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources,…MORE

Two veterans of war, one 95 and another 85, graduate high school

Two war veterans on Saturday fulfilled a dream that had been decades in the making. Both had to leave high school early to enter the military. One served in World War II and the other in the Korean War — but both walked across their high school stages to join the class of 2019. Joe…MORE

Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr dies at 85

Bart Starr, the Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers quarterback who won the first two Super Bowl titles in the 1960s, died Sunday morning at the age of 85 in Birmingham, Alabama, the Packers said. Starr, who won five National Football League championships for the Packers, had been in failing health since suffering a stroke…MORE

Woman suffers ‘significant bite injuries’ in Florida alligator attack

A woman has been airlifted to a hospital after she was bitten by an alligator in Florida, according to the Brevard County Fire and Rescue service. The woman suffered “significant bite injuries” and was bitten on the leg and flank, according to the department. The attack happened near Fay Lake Wilderness Park, about 20 miles…MORE