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Oregon students get bottled water; lead found at 2 schools
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A third-party, independent investigation will be conducted after high amounts of lead were found in water sources at two schools, which led the district to close all water fountains, Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith said Tuesday.... 6/1/2016 5:14 AM

Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders out
While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their vulnerabilities, according to a government report released Tuesday.... 6/1/2016 1:05 AM

Doctors describe shark bite wound after California attack
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The semi-circular shark bite stretched from Maria Korcsmaros' shoulder to her pelvis, with teeth marks visible in the shredded flesh of her arm and torso.... 6/1/2016 12:44 AM

Father who had daughter marry her rapist sentenced to jail
ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) -- An Idaho man will spend about four months in jail for taking his pregnant 14-year-old daughter to Missouri and having her marry a 24-year-old family friend who had raped her.... 6/1/2016 12:11 AM

Ex-Oklahoma reserve deputy sentenced to 4 years in killing
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- A former Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy who said he mistook his handgun for his stun gun when he fatally shot an unarmed suspect last year was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison.... 6/1/2016 12:57 AM

Cincinnati's pioneering gorilla exhibit now common in zoos
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Cincinnati Zoo, where a gorilla was shot and killed over the weekend after a 3-year-old boy climbed over a fence and fell into its enclosure, has an open viewing area that was among the first of its kind and is now common in many zoos around the country.... 6/1/2016 5:01 AM

Zoo exhibit breaches rare but can have deadly outcomes
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A 3-year-old boy's breach of a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo, leading authorities to fatally shoot the gorilla to protect the child, has focused attention on zoo enclosures and security. Incidents of humans entering enclosures or animals escaping are rare, but can have tragic outcomes:... 6/1/2016 5:07 AM

Woman pulls casket for miles for mental health awareness
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A woman is walking 80 miles while pulling a casket from her home to the state Capitol to raise awareness of mental health issues, including suicide and addiction.... 5/31/2016 11:16 PM

Wanted Taiwanese fugitive dies in car accident in California
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A former tycoon who was one of Taiwan's most wanted fugitives was in the middle of a decade-long fight to stay in the United States when he was killed in a California car accident, federal court records show.... 6/1/2016 3:12 AM

Scientists say Flint water quality OK for bathing, showering
Municipal water in Flint, Michigan, has improved significantly and is suitable for personal cleanliness uses, scientists said Tuesday in a bid to calm fears raised by actor Mark Ruffalo and others who have questioned the safety of the supply that flows into the city's bathtubs and showers.... 6/1/2016 12:45 AM

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