- Watchdog group wants Cincinnati Zoo held responsible Updated: May-31-16 10:09 am
CINCINNATI - 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.
- Thai authorities carry on removal of tigers from temple Updated: May-31-16 10:01 am
BANGKOK - Thai authorities say they have removed more of the 137 tigers kept in a Buddhist temple that operated as an admission-charging zoo and is suspected of illegally trafficking in the beasts.
- Rider on horseback injured during Memorial Day parade Updated: May-31-16 9:54 am
QUINCY, Michigan - Authorities say a rider on horseback was severely injured after being thrown from his horse while on patrol during a Memorial Day parade in southern Michigan.
- Interactive exhibits among highlights of updated Ford museum Updated: May-31-16 9:44 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will reopen soon after months of renovations.
- Justices reject union appeal over Trump Taj Mahal bankruptcy Updated: May-31-16 9:41 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has rejected a union challenge seeking to restore health and pension benefits for more than 1,000 workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
- The Latest: Watchdog group blames Cincinnati Zoo Updated: May-31-16 9:11 am
CINCINNATI - The Latest on the killing of a gorilla after a child fell into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo (all times local):
- 2 hikers rescued from shoreline of Crater Lake Updated: May-31-16 9:10 am
CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, Oregon - Parks officials say two hikers were rescued Monday after they were stranded overnight on the shoreline of Crater Lake in south-central Oregon.
- Zoo Miami to introduce new young male koala 'Milo' Updated: May-31-16 9:01 am
MIAMI - Zoo Miami is set to unveil its newest addition - a young male koala.
- 6 charged with catching more sea bass than legally allowed Updated: May-31-16 8:17 am
WAREHAM, Massachusetts - State Environmental Police say six men spent part of the holiday weekend catching more fish than they were legally allowed.
- Small professional theater in Kansas set for summer season Updated: May-31-16 8:17 am
ABILENE, Kansas - The only professional theater between Kansas City and Denver is ready for a summer season in its new home.
- LGBT police group declines honor at Philly Pride Parade Updated: May-31-16 8:04 am
PHILADELPHIA - A group representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender police officers has declined to serve as grand marshals of Philadelphia's LGBT Pride parade.
- EXCHANGE: Initiative gets Galesburg into community gardening Updated: May-31-16 7:02 am
GALESBURG, Illinois - Backyard Harvest, an initiative created to get residents out into the community gardening has grown its way into the hearts of locals.
- Place your bets at Monmouth Park? A lot less did this year Updated: May-31-16 6:55 am
OCEANPORT, New Jersey - It was a rough Memorial Day weekend for Monmouth Park.
- Parade canceled, NY band performs on WWII veteran's lawn Updated: May-31-16 6:47 am
PORT JERVIS, New York - Members of a New York community band didn't let the cancellation of a Memorial Day parade stop them from paying tribute to a recently stricken World War II veteran.
- Onlookers help people out of Elkhorn River after canoe flips Updated: May-31-16 6:47 am
WATERLOO, Nebraska - Onlookers helped a mom and dad and their 9-year-old son escape from the Elkhorn River after their canoe flipped over.
- Newly renovated Chatham Shark Center opens on Cape Cod Updated: May-31-16 5:06 am
CHATHAM, Massachusetts - Members of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy were on hand this weekend for the opening of the newly renovated Chatham Shark Center on Cape Cod.
- Tokyo museum exhibits Issey Miyake's constant innovations Updated: May-31-16 4:06 am
TOKYO - Although he's behind one of the biggest fashion brands to come out of Japan, Issey Miyake detests being called a fashion designer. Maybe a designer, even a sculptor, but not that frivolous, trend-watching, conspicuous consumption known as fashion.
- Teen hiker hospitalized after plunging down waterfall Updated: May-31-16 3:40 am
ALPINE, New Jersey - Officials say a teenage hiker has been hospitalized after falling down a waterfall in a New Jersey state park.
- Maine's spring turkey hunt enters final days Updated: May-31-16 12:29 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's annual spring turkey hunt is entering its final days of 2016.
- Suspected shark attack halts swimming at California beach Updated: May-30-16 8:25 pm
NEWPORT BEACH, California - Thousands of Memorial Day beachgoers were kept out of the water Monday as lifeguards searched miles of popular Southern California shoreline for a shark they believe attacked a swimmer the day before.
- Senate OKs plan to reopen state museum, repair fairgrounds Updated: May-30-16 8:19 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois Senate members have approved a measure that would reopen the state museum and use donations to pay for needed repairs to state fairgrounds.
- Art group plans to haul part of jumbo jet to Burning Man Updated: May-30-16 7:04 pm
RENO, Nevada - A Los Angeles-based entrepreneur is turning part of a jumbo jet into an art installation and plans to haul it to Burning Man, a feat he failed to accomplish last year.
- Utah man restores statues from long-closed theme park Updated: May-30-16 5:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah man who found two forgotten theme park statues under a pine tree has restored the Snow White characters and given them to the Utah State Developmental Center.
- Up and down the state, Michigan remembers on Memorial Day Updated: May-30-16 4:12 pm
DEARBORN, Michigan - The route may have been different but the pageantry still was the same in suburban Detroit as Dearborn honored fallen veterans with its 92nd Memorial Day parade.
- Tropical Depression Bonnie dissipates after heavy rains Updated: May-30-16 3:06 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - 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.