The Journal Gazette
Britain Sweary Parrots This photo taken on Saturday Sept. 26, 2020 and issued by Lincolnshire Wildlife Park shows an African grey parrot at Lincolnshire Wildlife Centre in Friskney, England, one of five who were separated as keepers say they were encouraging each other to swear. Billy, Eric, Tyson, Jade and Elsie joined Lincolnshire Wildlife Centre’s colony of 200 grey parrots in August, and soon revealed a penchant for blue language. (Steve Nichols/Lincolnshire Wildlife Park via AP) (Steve Nichols

Gray parrots separated at zoo after swearing a blue streak

LONDON -- A British zoo has had to separate five foul-mouthed parrots who keepers say were encouraging each other to swear.

September 30, 2020 1:20 pm

UN General Assembly In this image made from UNTV video, French President Emmanuel Macron speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at UN headquarters. (UNTV via AP) (HONS)

France wants to require fathers to take parental leave

France’s president wants to expand paternity leave to one month – and require fathers to take time off with their newborns.

September 23, 2020 11:40 am

UN Record Cold FILE - In this July 18, 2011 file photo, a boat steers slowly through floating ice, and around icebergs, all shed from the Greenland ice sheet, outside Ilulissat, Greenland. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File) (Brennan Linsley

Cold diggers? UN finds a record low in Greenland ice in 1991

For all the recent talk of global warming, climate historians hunting for past temperature extremes have unearthed what the U.N. weather...

September 23, 2020 10:20 am

Egypt Antiquities This Sept. 2020 photo provided by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities shows Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, posing with one of more than two dozen ancient coffins unearthed near the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, south of Cairo, Egypt. (Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities via AP) (HOGP)

Archaeologists unearth 27 coffins at Egypt's Saqqara pyramid

Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed more than two dozen ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of Cairo, an official said Monday.

September 21, 2020 11:30 am