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CINCINNATI (AP) " Police said Tuesday they are investigating the parents of the 3-year-old boy who fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and had to be rescued by a team that shot the 400-pound animal to death. Authorities said the investigation will look at the parents' actions leading up to the incident " not the operation of the zoo, which is overseen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Police will then confer with prosecutors over whether charges should be filed,...

Updated at 8:53 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Crisis counselor Mandy Pifer has spent the last six years comforting people in the aftermath of death, including a woman whose sister killed herself with an electric chainsaw and an 8-year-old girl who found her mother shot to...

Updated at 8:38 PM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) " Haiti's electoral authorities began deliberating Tuesday whether to annul the disputed presidential election and hold a new vote, as recommended by a special commission that reported finding what appeared to be...

Updated at 7:12 PM

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) " A Florida man who threw an alligator through a drive-thru window was sentenced to a year of probation after throwing himself at the mercy of the court. Twenty-four-year-old Joshua James told the judge Tuesday...

Updated at 7:11 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Under pressure to account for money he claimed to raise for veterans, an irritated Donald Trump lambasted the news media Tuesday for pressing the issue and listed charities he said have now received millions of dollars from a...

Updated at 7:06 PM

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) " An Idaho man will spend about four months in jail for taking his 14-year-old daughter to Missouri to marry a 24-year-old man who raped and impregnated her. The father pleaded guilty to injury to a child last week,...

Updated at 7:04 PM

BLENHEIM PALACE, England (AP) " Dior returned Tuesday to England's Blenheim Palace to unveil its Cruise collection in glamorous surroundings that evoked the distinctive days of Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent. The show brought a...

Updated at 7:03 PM

DENVER (AP) " A growing movement to remove laws against women going topless is headed to court in Colorado. A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday challenges Fort Collins' indecency code, which makes it a crime for women but not men to show their...

Updated at 6:57 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Hillary Clinton landed a coveted endorsement from California Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday, patching up a strained relationship between the two Democrats as she seeks to deliver a final blow to Bernie Sanders'...

Updated at 6:56 PM

PHOENIX (AP) " An Arizona man has been arrested on charges of murder after police discovered the body of a missing 25-year-old woman he had met through an online dating site. Maricopa County Sheriff's Office arrested 25-year-old Lashawn...

Updated at 6:37 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " A jury on Tuesday convicted an actor who played a police officer on TV of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife that was partially witnessed by their two young sons. The verdict in the trial of Michael...

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