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Mural to famous baby hippo Fiona unveiled in…

Officials in Ohio have revealed a mural dedicated to Fiona, the baby hippo at Cincinnati Zoo that beat the odds and survived despite being born nearly two months early

APNewsBreak: Utah firefighter died after fire…

APNewsBreak: Preliminary report says Utah firefighter battling California's largest-ever wildfire died from falling tree debris after retardant drop

Alligator kills woman trying to protect her dog…

A woman trying to protect her dog was killed by an alligator who pulled her into a lagoon at a private South Carolina resort

Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern…

Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers Monday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight, Italy's civil protection agency said

University wants to end censure over flap with conservatives

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is looking into how to be removed from a national association's censure list after being criticized for its handling of a confrontation between a university lecturer and a student recruiting for a conservative group

Seven things about Hajj

Here are seven interesting facts about the Hajj that you probably didn't know

DO NOT PUBLISH: Thomas Page McBee Examines Male…

In his book "Amateur," he documents his experience throwing and taking blows as he trains for a charity boxing match at Madison Square Garden.         

Millennials Are Sharing Passwords, Streaming…

Millennials are sharing passwords and streaming companies are feeling the pain. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Whitmer names 'tech guru' Gilchrist as Michigan running mate

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer has announced that her running mate is Garlin Gilchrist II, who runs the University of Michigan's Center for Social Media Responsibility

AbbVie donates $100M to Ronald McDonald House Charities

Drugmaker AbbVie is donating $100 million to Ronald McDonald House Charities to help provide housing to pediatric patients and their families across the U.S.

Venezuela's shopkeepers take fright at Maduro's…

Venezuela on Monday slashed five zeros from prices as part of a plan President Maduro says will tame hyperinflation but critics see as pushing the country deeper into crisis. Store owners, meanwhile, are wrestling with an anguishing decision: close up shop, or hit customers with steep price hikes to pay for a 60-fold increase to the minimum wage. David Pollard reports.

Montana coal mines see 3-million-ton upturn

AP reporter Richard Pyle laid to rest at Arlington cemetery

Longtime Associated Press journalist Richard Pyle has been laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery nearly one year after his death

There's A Spike In Measles Cases In Europe - And…

The WHO says measles cases in Europe have spiked during the first six months of the year.

Trump sends mean tweets, first lady talks…

Melania Trump pressed ahead Monday with her campaign to teach children how to behave positively online, but during the government-sponsored cyberbullying conference her husband sent a fresh round of disparaging tweets.

Judge weighs suit challenging arrests of married…

A federal judge in Boston is considering whether to allow certain immigrants married to U.S. citizens but facing deportation to remain in the country.

Trump drug czar nominee to visit Connecticut…

President Donald Trump's nominee for drug czar is scheduled to visit Connecticut to talk with state and local officials about drug addiction, in response to more than 100 overdoses from synthetic marijuana in New Haven last week

Police: 1 dead after woman opens fire at Texas…

A female employee opened fire at a Houston-area food distribution center early Monday, killing a company manager and wounding another worker, police said

2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in…

Two suspects have been detained after shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey, an attack that comes during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies

Oklahoma officer to face trial in fatal shooting

A suspended Oklahoma City officer has been ordered to face trial in the on-duty fatal shooting of unarmed suicidal man

Idris Elba on directorial debut

Ahead of the release of Yardie, Idris Elba talks about 'Idris Castival Day' as well as the rumours he is set to be the next 007.

Melania Trump Warns of Online Bullying as Her…

Melania Trump encouraged technology and social media companies Monday to provide more opportunities for young people to share ideas for how to be good citizens online.