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Authorities in Gaza captured an escaped crocodile who had been living in the sewers and eating local ducks and goats. “He had a lot of spirit in him,” said police lieutenant colonel Samih al-Sultan. “He wanted to be free.”

Amount New York City spends each year on air, bus, and train tickets to send homeless people out of town:

$500,000

Beijing set its air-quality target for 2017 at twice the amount deemed acceptable by the World Health Organization.

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