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6 killed, dozens wounded over bloody Chicago holiday weekend

May 31, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago rung in the unofficial start to summer with dozens of shootings that killed six people and wounded 56 others over Memorial Day weekend. more »»

Watchdog group wants Cincinnati Zoo held responsible

May 31, 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) — An animal protection watchdog group Tuesday called on federal authorities to hold the Cincinnati Zoo responsible for the death of an endangered western lowland gorill. more »»

Texas river expected to crest at record level Tuesday

May 31, 2016

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

Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked

May 31, 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 »»

Dozens shot, 6 dead following Chicago weekend violence

May 31, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — Gun violence has marked the unofficial start of summer in Chicago, where dozens have been shot and six have been killed over Memorial Day weekend. more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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