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Watchdog group wants Cincinnati Zoo held responsible
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 gorilla.... 5/31/2016 2:09 PM

Texas river expected to crest at record level Tuesday
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 places because of drought.... 5/31/2016 1:20 PM

After San Bernardino, counselor faces other side of crisis
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mandy Pifer drove to the Los Angeles Police Department last week and prepared to face a fresh wave of grief.... 5/31/2016 1:09 PM

The Latest: Police to probe circumstances of gorilla's death
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Latest on the killing of a gorilla after a child fell into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo (all times local):... 5/31/2016 3:39 PM

Sisters diagnosed weeks apart fight breast cancer together
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. Now every three weeks, they sit together in matching chairs and chat as their bodies are pumped full of chemotherapy drugs.... 5/31/2016 7:15 AM

6 killed, dozens wounded over bloody Chicago holiday weekend
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.... 5/31/2016 3:43 PM

High court will hear State Farm appeal in Katrina fraud case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court will consider whether to overturn a jury verdict against State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. in a whistleblower case alleging fraud against the U.S. government after 2005's Hurricane Katrina.... 5/31/2016 1:39 PM

Electric shock suspected in near drowning at NJ motel pool
WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey man is in critical condition Tuesday, days after nearly drowning following a suspected electric shock in a south Jersey shore motel pool over the holiday weekend.... 5/31/2016 11:37 AM

Coincidence leads to an Arlington burial for WWII Marine
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- When Jim Johnson's quest to find out more about his namesake uncle killed in World War II led him to Mark Noah, the two men discovered they lived on the same island in the Florida Keys and even frequented the same bar.... 5/31/2016 10:42 AM

If Captain Cook's ship is found, whose is it? Rhode Island's
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- If the ship legendary explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is found at the bottom of Newport Harbor, Rhode Island will own it outright because of a legal maneuver it took nearly two decades ago based on an obscure, centuries-old maritime practice.... 5/31/2016 6:11 AM

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