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Cops investigate boy's entry into exhibit, gorilla's killing
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Police said Tuesday they were investigating the circumstances surrounding a 4-year-old boy entering a gorilla's exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo and the animal being shot to death to protect the child. A federal investigation is also planned.... 5/31/2016 6:40 PM

Actor convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of wife
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A jury on Tuesday convicted an actor who played a police officer on TV of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife that was partially witnessed by their two young sons.... 5/31/2016 7:38 PM

Shark attack wound is 'very obviously a mouth,' doctors say
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Surgeons repaired one massive bite wound from a shark that shredded a 52-year-old woman's arm and torso in an attack that has shut down popular Southern California beaches for days, hospital officials said Tuesday.... 5/31/2016 7:10 PM

Already hurting for doctors, Louisiana could lose even more
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Bahnsen Miller understands the challenges - and the damages - of Louisiana's budget woes firsthand. You can't ignore them if you've been in one of the state's doctor training programs, constantly at risk of calamity.... 5/31/2016 6:06 PM

Swollen river feeds flooding near Houston as residents flee
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) -- Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding Tuesday along a river that had reached a record-high crest just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought.... 5/31/2016 7:20 PM

Police departments begin to reward restraint tactics
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A few police agencies in the U.S. have begun rewarding officers for showing restraint in the line of duty, putting the tactic on par with bravery.... 5/31/2016 4:47 PM

150 years after Memphis massacre, marker shows struggle
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The simple marker tells the story of one of the darkest episodes in this city's history, the three-day run of violence known as the Memphis massacre.... 5/31/2016 6:34 PM

Family: California veteran behind Houston shooting rampage
HOUSTON (AP) -- A gunman who killed one person and wounded several others during a weekend attack that began at a Houston auto detail shop was an Army veteran from California who was haunted by his deployment in Afghanistan, his relatives said.... 5/31/2016 6:12 PM

Fall of Sports Authority reignites fight over Mile High name
DENVER (AP) -- The demise of Sports Authority has reignited a fight in Colorado over the future of the Denver Broncos' stadium, a place long tied to the city's identity.... 5/31/2016 6:59 PM

'Jurassic Park' paleontologist retiring from museum he built
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Jack Horner, the paleontologist who discovered the world's first dinosaur embryos and found that dinosaurs had nests and cared for their young, is leaving the Montana museum he spent decades filling with fossils from across the globe.... 5/31/2016 7:08 PM

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