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Zebra mother Zoey stands next to her foal at the Hogle Zoo, Monday, April 24, 2017, in Salt Lake City. The filly was born April 11. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
April 24, 2017 - 17:04 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake City zoo has added a fourth striped member to its zebra exhibit after a foal was born at the facility earlier this month. Spokeswoman for Utah's Hogle Zoo Erica Hansen said Monday that the healthy female zebra has joined her father, Ziggy, mother, Zoey and a...
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FILE - This combination of undated file photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Jack Jones, left, and Marcel Williams. The two Arkansas inmates scheduled to be put to death Monday, April 24, 2017, in what could be the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years have asked an appeals court to halt their lethal injections because of poor health. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
April 24, 2017 - 17:04 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A condemned Arkansas inmate is again asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to stop his execution, arguing that his previous attorney plagiarized a court...
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Laura Seylar, registrar of Collections Management, slides open a section of the art rack at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's David and Fela Shapell Family Collections, Conservation and Research Center in Bowie, Md., Monday, April 24, 2017. The art racks holds painting and other hanging art made during the period or the Holocaust and works showing memories of the Holocaust made by survivors.The Shapell Center is a new state-of-the-art facility that will house the collection of record of the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 24, 2017 - 17:04 pm
BOWIE, Md. (AP) — The small wicker doll chair was a modest toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels. A gift for her second birthday, it was the only toy she possessed during the approximately three years she spent hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam, just five blocks from the house...
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FILE - This combination of undated file photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Jack Jones, left, and Marcel Williams. The two Arkansas inmates scheduled to be put to death Monday, April 24, 2017, in what could be the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years have asked an appeals court to halt their lethal injections because of poor health. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
April 24, 2017 - 16:04 pm
VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas killers set to die Monday in the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years acknowledge they're guilty but fear the lethal injections could subject them to excruciating pain due to their various health problems. Jack Jones and Marcel Williams say their...
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This Thursday, April 20, 2017, photo provided by the Office of George H.W. Bush shows former President George H.W. Bush, left, posing with his son former President George W. Bush at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston where he is recovering from a mild case of pneumonia. He was admitted to the hospital Friday, April 14 for treatment of a persistent cough and doctors determined he had pneumonia. (Evan Sisley/Office of George H.W. Bush via AP)
April 24, 2017 - 16:04 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the nation's 41st president will remain in a Houston hospital for a few more days of observation while he recovers from a mild case of pneumonia. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Monday that the medical team at Houston Methodist...
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A man enters the Iowa Utilities Board building on the Capitol Complex, Monday, April 24, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. A plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars remodeling the interior of the newest state office building in Des Moines is moving forward despite budget cuts that are hitting an array of state programs and services. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 24, 2017 - 16:04 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars remodeling the interior of the newest state office building in Des Moines is moving ahead despite budget cuts that are slicing an array of state programs and services, documents obtained by The Associated Press show. The Iowa...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street, Monday, April 24, 2017, following gains in Europe, as investors hoped that France was not heading for an exit of the euro. Banks and industrial companies led the way higher in U.S. markets early in the day. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 24, 2017 - 15:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vive le rally. U.S. stocks joined a worldwide surge higher Monday after the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to win...
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Caitlyn Jenner poses for a portrait on Monday, April 24, 2017, in New York to promote her memoir, "The Secrets of My Life." (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
April 24, 2017 - 15:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner opened up Monday about her frank new memoir detailing her now 2-year-old transition and the bumps along the way, including her three failed marriages, thoughts of suicide while she was relentlessly pursued by paparazzi, and, finally, freedom to be her true self. And,...
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FILE- In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a well-known Austin-based broadcaster and provocateur, arrives for a child custody trial at the Heman Marion Sweatt Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas. Greek yogurt giant Chobani is suing Jones, accusing the conspiracy theorist of publishing false information about the company. Chobani filed the lawsuit Monday, April 24. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
April 24, 2017 - 15:04 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Greek yogurt giant Chobani is suing right-wing radio host Alex Jones, accusing the conspiracy theorist of publishing false information about the company. Chobani alleges that Jones and his InfoWars website posted fabricated stories earlier this month that linked Chobani owner...
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This 1975 image released by William Morrow shows author Robert M. Pirsig working on a motorcycle. Pirsig, whose novel “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” became a million-selling classic after more than 100 publishers turned it down, died at his home in South Benwick, Maine on Monday, April 24, 2017. He was 88. (William Morrow via AP)
April 24, 2017 - 15:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert M. Pirsig, whose novel "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" became a million-selling classic after more than 100 publishers turned it down, has died. Pirsig's publishing house, William Morrow, announced that he died Monday at his home in South Benwick, Maine. He was 88...
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