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Feds say falcons recovered; no more chick rescues

After decades of scrambling on the underside of California bridges to pluck endangered peregrine falcon chicks from ill-placed nests, inseminating female birds and releasing captive-raised fledglings, wildlife biologists have been so successful in bringing back the powerful raptors that they now thrFull story

After pigeons, 'chicks' battle French entrepreneur rules

PARIS (Reuters) - Seven months after a pressure group called "The Pigeons" forced the French government to scrap tax rises on entrepreneurs, a new movement called "The Chicks" has won a quick victory over plans to curb other advantages for the self-employed. Full story

Streaming eagles: Webcam turns chicks into stars

  A webcam perched atop the nest of two American bald eagles and their baby eaglets, in Humboldt Bay, Calif., delights nearly 300,000 online fans with nonstop, live streaming video.

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  Dylan's sweet sneak peak at the Peep factory

Where do Peeps come from? The little marshmallow chicks often found in Easter baskets are produced at a factory in Pennsylvania, which makes over five million of the confections every day. But there may have been less on TODAY anchor Dylan Dreyer's visit, after she did some sneaky snacking on the pr

  Off-duty firefighter rescues osprey chick

An off-duty firefighter rushed to save an osprey chick after it fell from its nest. KVEO’s Kelly Creswell reports.

  Zoo uses 'puppet glove' to rear baby condor

The San Diego Zoo shows off the first chick of the season hatched as part of a condor breeding program that has released more than 80 birds into the wild. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

  First graders name penguin chick 'Magdelena' 

A Humboldt penguin chick born at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse is named "Magdelena" by a group of visiting first graders. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Women in a combat role divides many

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the military will no longer ban women from combat, angering some and pleasing others. Although women won’t serve immediately in combat roles, they will gradually work their way up. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., discusses.

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