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Director: Zoo safe despite shooting of gorilla to save boy

May 31, 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) — The director of the Cincinnati Zoo says it remains safe for its 1. more »»

 
 
 
Sisters diagnosed weeks apart fight breast cancer together

May 31, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah sisters grew up in the same bedroom, went to the same college, worked for almost a decade at the same company and have visited over 50 countries side by side. more »»

After San Bernardino, counselor faces other side of crisis

May 31, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mandy Pifer drove to the Los Angeles Police Department last week and prepared to face a fresh wave of grief. more »»

If Captain Cook's ship is found, whose is it? Rhode Island's

May 31, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — If the ship legendary explorer Cap. more »»

Cincinnati Zoo director defends killing gorilla to save boy

May 30, 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo's director on Monday defended the decision to kill a gorilla to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit, noting it's easy to second-guess after the... more »»

Residents brace for more flooding as Texas river crests

May 30, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced for more flooding on Monday along a river that is expected to crest at a record level just two years after it had... more »»

Few Memorial Day airport headaches, most wait times bearable

May 30, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits were instead moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly Monday, as the busy Memorial Day travel weekend drew to close. more »»

Residents brace for more flooding as Texas river rises

May 30, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced for more flooding on Monday as the Brazos River slowly rose to an expected crest of more than three feet above the... more »»

More people rescued from floods in Texas; forecast improves

May 30, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Authorities say they have rescued another 40 people from floodwaters in a Texas county near Houston even though rain has stopped in most of the state. more »»

Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

May 30, 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) — Dozens of animal rights advocates and others held a Memorial Day vigil at the Cincinnati Zoo in remembrance of a gorilla that was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who... more »»

Rape allegation, race, glare of national media divide town

May 30, 2016

DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — Teaching her children how to peacefully respond to racist comments in a tiny Idaho town was not new for the mother of 20 adopted children, many of whom are black. more »»

Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked

May 30, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent... more »»

Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffiti

May 30, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasse. more »»

Glass House to host more arts, outreach programs on grounds

May 30, 2016

The museum that operates the Glass House, the internationally known modernist landmark designed by architect Philip Johnson, is moving to expand arts programming and the fundraisers its hosts on... more »»

Vigil called at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

May 30, 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) — Animal rights activists gathered Monday for a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a special zoo... more »»

Tropical Depression Bonnie dissipates after heavy rains

May 30, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Depression Bonnie and its heavy rains dissipated over South Carolina on Monday, as a wet Memorial Day holiday weekend comes to an end in the area. more »»

4-H program aims to grow next generation of ag scientists

May 30, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One team is developing GPS ear tags so cattle farmers can track herds from afar. Another thinks drones can protect livestock from predators. more »»

Texas trying revamped sex offender treatment program

May 30, 2016

LITTLEFIELD, Texas (AP) — Outside of a struggling West Texas town, about a mile from the high school, sits a one-story brick building, its perimeter fencing topped with razor wire. more »»

Uncharted waters: Restoring deep Gulf fouled by BP spill

May 30, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Far offshore and a mile deep in the dark world below the Gulf of Mexico's gleaming surface, the catastrophic BP oil spill of 2010 did untold damage on the ocean floor. more »»

Floods in Texas, Kansas leave at least 6 dead, 2 missing

May 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities in central Texas have found two more bodies along flooded streams, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six. more »»

 
 

 

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