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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 »»

Computer glitch at JFK Airport causes massive check-in lines

May 30, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A computer outage at JFK Airport's Terminal 7 has caused massive check-in delays. more »»

2 officers injured after man sets self on fire at festival

May 30, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — A police spokeswoman says two officers were hospitalized after a man set himself and a building on fire during a Chicago street festival. more »»

Suspect arrested after Georgia deputy shot in the face

May 30, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in Georgia is "doing much better" but may lose his left eye after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop south of Atlanta, authorities said. more »»

At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

May 30, 2016

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

Shootings at Houston auto shop leave gunman, customer dead

May 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — A man came into a Houston auto detail shop and began shooting, killing a man known to be a customer and putting a neighborhood on lockdown Sunday before being killed by a SWAT... more »»

The Latest: 2 Houston officers released from hospital

May 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on shootings Sunday in a Houston neighborhood (all times local):

7:20 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Woman arrested in connection to deputy shooting

May 29, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop south of Atlanta (all times local):

7:30 p.m. more »»



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