1. Meet Peanut.
The 2-year-old mutt from North Carolina took top honors at this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog contest, held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in California on June 20.
2. Though he’s healthy now, the little champion was burned as a pup, and his owner hopes the victory will raise awareness about animal abuse.
His owner also plans to use the $1,500 prize to pay for other animals’ veterinary bills.
3. Congrats, P! Blue is definitely your color.
- At least three people – including a police officer – died in a shooting at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs. The suspect is in police custody. ›
- At least 15 people were killed after a suicide bomber attacked a Shiite Muslim procession of hundreds of people in Nigeria. ›
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