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SEATTLE (AP) — Visitors flocked to the leafy enclosure at Seattle's zoo to watch the two elephants, Chai and Bamboo, as they used their long trunks to play with balls and snack on carrots and apples. The elephants would sometimes exhibit other behavior. Chai would pace from side...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Opening arguments in the Colorado theater shooting trial revealed a torrent of new details about James Holmes and the 2012 attack that killed 12 and injured 70. The judge had ordered attorneys not to talk about many details until the trial started. So...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An ocean advocacy group and a university law clinic are petitioning the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the group call misstatements in regulatory filings regarding Arctic offshore drilling...
A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the community of climbers at base camp and had been there only a short time when...
A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the community of climbers at base camp and had been there only a short time when...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A CVS store set ablaze. People looting shops and hurling rocks and bricks at police. The smell of burned rubber in one neighborhood where youths looted a liquor store. Rioting erupted in Baltimore on Monday evening, following the funeral of the black man who...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A white supremacist accused of killing three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas says he plans to plead guilty to capital murder to avoid a lengthy trial because of his failing health. Frazier Glenn Miller, 74, of Aurora, Missouri, told The Associated...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention facility...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioting erupts in Baltimore on Monday evening, following the funeral of the black man who died in police custody after suffering a severe spinal cord injury. A CVS store was set ablaze. People looted shops and hurled rocks and bricks at police. The smell of...