According to the Associated Press, guards noticed the cat hanging around the fence of a Penal Colony No. 1 near Syktyvkar in Russia’s Komi province. Wrapped around its belly were cellphones and chargers — slightly more innocent contraband than the drills, saw blades, batteries and cellphone found taped to a cat at a Brazil prison in January.
- With head clerk Kim Davis jailed, Rowan County issued several marriage licenses to same-sex couples today. ›
- After mounting pressure from other European countries, Britain will accept thousands more refugees from UN camps bordering Syria. ›
- A drowned Syrian boy, whose picture caused outrage around the world, has been buried together with his mother and 5-year-old brother. ›