(CNN)A seal did not come to play. A snake goes viral. And a very good doggy gets a second chance. It's time for this week's politics-free news.
What happened this week (in anything but politics)
A seal attacks a kayaker with an octopus. Yes, you read that right.
A rare discovery was made in northern Virginia. A two-headed baby copperhead slithered in the yard of a resident.
A dog lost part of her skull to cancer. So researchers printed her a 3D one.
4-year-old Florence didn't like sharing her name with a bad hurricane. So she did something about it.
This custodian has been spreading kindness for more than 11 years. This summer, students decided it was time to return the favor.
A Mediterranean diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts and fish. But did you know that it could lower the risk of depression?