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Animals

What To Expect When Your Orangutans Are Expecting? Check Their Gift Registry

A pair of orangutans at a zoo in Waco, Texas, is expecting a baby. Naturally the zoo has set up a gift registry for the couple. Laura Klutts, one of the zoo's trainers, says there's a good reason why.

Kefa Jawish takes pictures of the rubble as she heads with her husband to check their house for the first time in four years in Aleppo's northeastern Haydariya neighborhood on Dec. 4. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Simon Says

They Said 'Never Again'

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They Said 'Never Again'

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Daveed Diggs (left) greets Rafael Casal onstage to emcee the Brave New Voices poetry slam finals at the Kennedy Center on July, 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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'Bars Medley': Classic Literature Remixed Into Hip-Hop And Verse

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What To Expect When Your Orangutans Are Expecting? Check Their Gift Registry

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Hotel employees watch then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump following a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump Ordered For Deposition In D.C. Hotel Restaurant Case

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Neil Diamond's new album, Acoustic Christmas, is out now. Micah Diamond/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Neil Diamond On Loving Christmas Music As A Jew

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