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Buffalo Zoo's 24-Year-Old Giraffe May Be in 'Final Days'

US News & World - 12 hours 57 min ago
The Buffalo Zoo says its 24-year-old giraffe, Agnes, is believed to be near death.

Orangutan Mother Blinded by Air Gun Pellets in Indonesia

US News & World - 12 hours 58 min ago
An orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on Indonesia's Sumatra island, where threats to the endangered species have increased.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gets heat, praise for calling 'sexy' tank named after him an 'honor'

USA Today - 12 hours 58 min ago

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is known as a tough guy. Seems that's just what the 1st Armored Division was looking for when they were pondering a name for their tank.


Legislature to OK Bill Expanding School Zone Speed Cameras

US News & World - 12 hours 58 min ago
The leaders of the Democrat-controlled state Legislature say lawmakers plan to pass legislation approving the expanded use of speed cameras in New York City school zones.

Anchorage Airport Expects Summer Passenger Increase

US News & World - 12 hours 59 min ago
Alaska's largest airport expects large increase in passenger capacity during summer tourist season.

Alaska House Establishes Trial Affairs Committee

US News & World - 13 hours 8 sec ago
Alaska House of Representatives establishes committee to focus on tribal affairs across a variety of issues.

Report: High Housing Costs Tied to Poor Health

US News & World - 13 hours 1 min ago
The large portion of wages spent on rent or mortgages for some means less available for health essentials.

Fire Chief Announces Changes Following Firefighter's Death

US News & World - 13 hours 1 min ago
An Ohio fire department chief says they have made significant changes to training, communications and live fire drills in response to a firefighter's death.

AP Top Virginia Headlines at 3:37 A.m. EDT

US News & World - 13 hours 2 min ago
AP Top Virginia Headlines at 3:37 a.m. EDT.

Colorado Town Cancels 4th of July Fireworks Display

US News & World - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:56
Colorado town cancels annual Fourth of July fireworks display due to safety and municipal concerns.

Asian Shares Mixed in Muted Trading Ahead of US Fed Meeting

US News & World - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:54
Asian shares are mixed in muted trading as investors await US Federal Reserve meeting later in the week.

2019 political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network

USA Today - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:48

Gannett's cartoonists from across the country draw their takes on news and politics.


Ardern Vows to Deny Accused Mosque Gunman Notoriety He Seeks

US News & World - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:47
New Zealand's prime minister is vowing to block any attempt at self-promotion by the white supremacist accused of killing 50 people in mosque shootings, after he dismissed his lawyer and opted to represent himself in court.

The Latest: Man Who Slipped Into California River Found Dead

US News & World - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:44
Authorities say search teams have found the body of a man who fell into a rain-swollen river in Northern California.

SEC Says Musk's Contempt Defense 'Borders on the Ridiculous'

US News & World - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:21
U.S. securities regulators are fighting back against Tesla CEO Elon Musk, arguing that he should be held in contempt for brazenly violating a federal court order.

Judge orders public release of redacted documents on FBI's raid of Michael Cohen

USA Today - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:16

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III ordered redacted versions of Michael Cohen's search warrant and other documents to be released Tuesday.


Nuggets Clinch Playoff Berth With 114-105 Win Over Celtics

US News & World - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:14
Nikola Jokic scores 21, Nuggets rally to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105, clinch playoff berth.

Minnesota House Aims to Hit Drug Companies for Opioid Crisis

US News & World - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:08
The Minnesota House has voted to hold drug manufacturers responsible for the state's growing costs for dealing with the opioid crisis.

Minnesota House Backs Hands-Free Cellphone Rule for Driving

US News & World - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:02
The Minnesota House has approved a bill that would require motorists to use hands-free devices when talking on the phone.

Chicago Officials Call an End to 'Dibs' Season

US News & World - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 19:44
Another sign that winter is over: The city of Chicago is telling people to get rid of those chairs, tables and other stuff they've put on the in front of their homes to save parking spots after clearing them of snow.
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