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Potty-trained cows, McDonald’s ditches plastic Happy Meal toys and more | 5 STORIES | Sept. 24, 2021


PBS NewsHour’s “5 STORIES” serves up five interesting stories from around the world that you may have missed. On this week’s episode: McDonald’s pledges to phase out fossil-fuel-based plastic in Happy Meal toys, a Kansas boy sparks a federal investigation into invasive spotted lanternflies, advocates successfully extend protections of Amazonian tribe, researchers successfully teach cows to use the potty and a new app that helps treat spider phobias using augmented reality.

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0:04 Greener Happy Meals
0:47 Spotted lanternflies
1:48 Amazon tribe protected
2:53 Potty-trained cows
3:59 Spider phobia app

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