At one point, the 400-pound-plus gorilla loomed over a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into a shallow moat at the Cincinnati Zoo.
Party officials see an opening amid poor showings in popularity polls for Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.
While he is attempting to overtake Hillary Clinton there and claim the Democratic presidential nomination, he is showing restraint.
Two officers and three citizens were also shot, and a police helicopter was hit five times with a “high-powered” weapon.
He said that people in the U.S. illegally often are cared for better than the nation’s military veterans, without backing up his allegation.
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The shipwrecks appear to account for the largest loss of life reported in the Mediterranean since April 2015.
It’s unclear whether a body found near Austin is one of two people still missing. A boy, 11, is still missing in central Kansas, too.
Nusra Front’s growth illustrates how the cease-fire put in place by Russia and the U.S. to weaken the militants has in many ways backfired.
They were determined to show that their countries’ improbable friendship is now a source of hope for today’s fractured Europe.
The reef has seen major bleaching in some areas, and the expectation has long been that this event would result in significant coral death.
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Authorities had not known there was an illegal retirement home in the house in the town of Litochky.
Scientists examined swirling patterns left in ice topping the Red Planet’s north pole.
Cities where the population is evenly divided between white and black residents but there are only a few black officers are highlighted.
A North Shore veteran is working to change a federal law blocking creation of a memorial to those who served in the global War on Terror.
The South Park project will reduce Corrigan Drive from four lanes to two with a center turning lane and bike lanes on both shoulders.
With Memorial Day weekend, officials and residents in Chicago are bracing for an upswing in violence and murder.
The Petersburg National Battlefield has become an active crime scene after looters dug up a site where more than 1,000 Civil War soldiers
Donald Trump has railed against the judge’s for his handling of the case, in which students have alleged they were misled and defrauded.
China appears to be taking a softer approach to its claims to highly disputed territory in the South China Sea.
“We really haven’t fought a battle like this,” Lt. Gen. MacFarland said in an interview this past week.
Fifteen military officers were sentenced for crimes committee during Operation Condor, an attempt to eliminate dissidents across the
WHO said there is “no public health justification” to postpone or relocate the games as some scientists have said.
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Key Democrats say they are growing worried that Hillary Clinton’s campaign has not determined how to combat her often wily Republican rival.
Resume of new Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent contains discrepancies but turning things around is his hallmark
New superintendent Anthony Hamlet looks to bring his talent for helping troubled schools to his new role.
While Armstrong is solidly Republican, it’s also the only Pittsburgh-area county where Democrats backed Mr. Sanders over Ms. Clinton.
Obituary: The Rev. Kenneth Bailey / Presbyterian Bible scholar, author of 'Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes'
Rev. Bailey settled in Western Pa. after decades of mission work in Arab world, where he absorbed Mideast cultures that shaped the Bible.
West Virginia senator battles big pharma, bureaucrats from Capitol Hill in his fight against opioid addiction in his state.
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Last month's airstrike in Syrian city of Aleppo was the latest of thousands of attacks on medical facilities in conflicts in Middle East
Driver remained entrapped in the vehicle more than hour after the 10 p.m. accident
Preliminary findings of a months-long investigation into pornographic and racist emails on state servers will be released Tuesday afternoon.
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders also campaign in the state.
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All are charged with helping a Singapore-based defense contractor.
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The House this week toyed with measures to legalize online gambling and permit 24-hour liquor sales at casinos.
More than 50,000 remain trapped in the city.
French ship is expected to arrive in the area early next week.
Greece is trying to maintain friendly relations with a main trading partner.
More screeners and bomb-sniffing dogs help move passengers quicker.
But they caution that climate conditions make it difficult to be precise.
Nineteen people were almost trapped when a sudden storm flooded a cave.
Brazil has been the epicenter of the epidemic.
The study was posted on a site that lets other scientists comment.
President Barack Obama urges people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons
The school district has apologized and offered refunds or ‘redaction stickers’ to cover quotes by Hitler, Stalin, al-Baghdadi.