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Witnesses: Harambe became more aggressive as people reacted

The screams of a terrified crowd may have made the situation even more dangerous as a gorilla manhandled a 3-year-old boy who had slipped into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday.

Mon, 30 May 2016 22:47:45 EDT
Zoo stands by decision

Zookeepers shot and killed a rare gorilla after a 3-year-old boy slipped into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, triggering an outcry over how the situation was handled.

Mon, 30 May 2016 22:46:41 EDT
Critics spread blame

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Mon, 30 May 2016 20:30:44 EDT
Jack Hanna: Right choice

Jack Hanna says he agrees with the decision that the Cincinnati Zoo made in killing the gorilla that was dragging a toddler who fell into its enclosure.

Mon, 30 May 2016 20:32:09 EDT
'Zoo not your babysitter'

Animal expert Jeff Corwin says parents should be watching their children more carefully when in a zoological environment.

Mon, 30 May 2016 22:46:50 EDT
4 rush stage at Sanders event

At least four people at a Bernie Sanders rally in Oakland rushed the stage Monday evening, spurring Secret Service agents to jump onto the raised platform and protect him.

Mon, 30 May 2016 22:57:36 EDT
Holder: Snowden did us a service

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed a "public service" by triggering a debate over surveillance techniques, but still must pay a penalty for illegally leaking a trove of classified intelligence documents.

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Mon, 30 May 2016 14:29:34 EDT
Teen speaks out about gang rape

The Brazilian teenage girl who says she was brutally gang raped in a Rio de Janeiro slum is speaking out about the attack and the related graphic video that went viral.

Mon, 30 May 2016 12:43:55 EDT
What it means to serve in military

Jessica Gray stands tall and strong, wearing her late husband's Army T-shirt. His wedding ring rests on a chain around her neck, as her arms wrap tightly and emotionally around the folded American flag that was draped over his coffin just a few months earlier.

Mon, 30 May 2016 21:49:02 EDT
N. Korea's missile launch failed?

North Korea attempted a missile launch Tuesday at 5:20 a.m., but it is assumed to have failed, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

Mon, 30 May 2016 21:39:55 EDT
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