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Boston zoo's beloved 14-year-old white tiger dies

Sep. 20, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston zoo's 14-year-old white tiger has died after a brief battle with cancer. The Franklin Park Zoo says its tiger Luther was recently diagnosed with an "undifferentiated round cell tumor" and stopped responding to medication. The zoo decided to euthanize him Thursday as Luther's health...

Robert Indiana's home transferred to Star of Hope Foundation

Sep. 20, 2019 12:44 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Four properties owned by the late pop artist Robert Indiana are now in possession of the foundation that intends to transform his Star of Hope island home into an art museum, the foundation's chairman said Friday. The Vinalhaven properties, assessed at $1.4 million, include Indiana's...

Nikki Haley moves back to SC, fuels political speculation

Sep. 20, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is moving back to her native South Carolina, re-establishing a home base and also fueling speculation that a return to politics is next on her to-do list. The 47-year-old former South Carolina governor, who left office in 2017 to join the Trump...

Chris Sullivan of 'This is Us' takes risks on the red carpet

Sep. 20, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Sullivan may or may not win at this weekend's Emmy Awards, but it's a sure bet that when he strikes a pose on the red carpet, his unconventional attire will make a statement. At past events, Sullivan has donned a top hat and cane, brightly colored flowered pants and suits with flashy...

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 1 person arrested

Sep. 20, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens — and one person was arrested, authorities said. The "Storm Area 51" invitation...

The Latest: 1 arrest, 1 detained at alien festival in desert

Sep. 20, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on "Storm Area 51" events in two tiny Nevada towns near the once-secret military research site (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Authorities say one person was arrested on a charge of public urination and another was detained early Friday at a gate to Area 51 on Friday. A group of...

Harry and Meghan make 1st official tour as family in Africa

Sep. 20, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, along with their infant son, Archie, are set to take their first official tour as a family, starting Monday in a troubled South Africa whose president says women and children are "under siege" by shocking violence. South Africa is still shaken by the...

Florida zoo teams with Ohio university for master's program

Sep. 20, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens and Miami University are teaming up with a new master's degree program. The Florida Times-Union reports the program will offer degrees in teaching biological sciences or biology which combines Miami University coursework with field study on the...

Kentucky governor faces pushback over use of state aircraft

Sep. 20, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor has run into turbulence over his use of taxpayer-owned aircraft, creating another distraction for a reelection campaign already dogged by feuds with teachers, struggles over state pensions and a legal fight with his lieutenant governor. Gov. Matt Bevin...

Broken sprinkler pipe floods historic hotel

Sep. 20, 2019 11:18 AM EDT

TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — Flooding at the historic McMenamins Edgefield hotel in Troutdale, Oregon, may have been caused by someone hanging from a fire sprinkler pipe. KOIN reports that Gresham firefighters said a sprinkler pipe burst at the hotel Wednesday evening. Hundreds of gallons of water spilled into...