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Ohio zoo defends safety where boy climbed barrier and gorilla died

CINCINNATI (Reuters) - The director of the Cincinnati Zoo insisted on Monday that a three-foot (one-meter) barrier around the gorilla enclosure was adequate, even though a 4-year-old boy was able to climb over it and fall in, forcing zookeepers to shoot the ape dead after it grabbed him and dragged him around.

State lawmakers override bill veto to ease Chicago pension payments

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago will be able to spread out state-mandated higher payments to its police and fire pensions after the Illinois Legislature on Monday overrode the governor's veto of a bill that became entangled in a political impasse.

Sept. 11 suspects' treatment a focus in Guantanamo hearing

FORT MEADE, Md. (Reuters) - A pre-trial hearing for five Sept. 11 suspects began on Monday at Guantanamo Bay, with prisoners' treatment expected to be a focus of the U.S. military court sessions.

White House back to normal after security lockdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A brief, partial lockdown at the White House was lifted on Monday after a metal object tossed over the fence was tested and determined not to be dangerous, the U.S. Secret Service said.

Shooting rampage in Houston leaves two dead, six wounded

(Reuters) - Police in Houston killed a gunman on Sunday in a chaotic shootout that left one other person dead, six wounded - including two officers - and set off a fire at a nearby gas station when bullets struck a gas pump, authorities said.

Bodies of U.S. climbers left on Tibetan peak out of respect

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The bodies of two renowned U.S. climbers, found in Tibet 16 years after they died on one of the world's tallest mountains, have been left untouched out of respect, one of the mountaineers who found the remains said on Monday.

Suspected shark attacks in Florida, California over holiday weekend

(Reuters) - Two people were injured in suspected shark attacks in Florida and California over the U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend, but beachgoers returned to nearby ocean waters on Monday, officials said.

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Salt Lake Tribune - Nation / World

NBA: After playoff collapse, Durant future is Thunder's question

NBA Finals: Rematch set as Warriors, Cavs to meet again

Blaze does estimated $125,000 in damage to West Valley City home

Utah Jazz officials say renovation project will be boon to local economy

Memorial Day: Honoring Utahns who served -- and those who support them

Utah baseball: Utes will face No. 10 Ole Miss in NCAA regional Friday (with video)

Death penalty appeal: Witnesses had to choose between testifying in favor of killer or obeying LDS Church

NBA: Warriors battle way past Thunder, 96-88, to reach finals

Mill Creek deal will preserve popular Wasatch foothill trails

BYU baseball: Late-season struggles cost Cougars an NCAA at-large bid

NHL: Penguins defeat Sharks 3-2 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

Salt Lake Bees: BYU product Brugman helps Nashville sting Salt Lake

Police arrest men for attempted theft of copper wire in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Not just BYU: Students at other Utah colleges say sexual assault investigations can be harrowing

Canadian group's flashy antics point to bigger problem for Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats

Life in the West celebrated Monday at Antelope Island cowboy poetry festival

Salt Lake City hopes $8.5M upgrades will preserve, protect its majestic City Hall

Utah's highest-scoring charter schools don't outsource administration

Golf: Wise wins NCAA title as Oregon advances

Boy injured in Provo Canyon

Hiker rescued after falling more than 20 feet in Holbrook Canyon

Utah baseball: Freshman OF DaShawn Keirsey earns Pac-12 weekly honors

Paralympic jumper maintains Olympic hopes despite questions

U.S. coach promotes wheelchair basketball in Gaza

NBA: All for one asLeBron, Cavs bond on path toward title

College tennis: UCLA's McDonald, Virginia's Collins get NCAA titles

Auto racing: Rossi chased a career in Europe but is still very American

Lacrosse: North Carolina tops Maryland, wins men's NCAA title

Tennis: French Open rained out for first time in 16 years

Hunt: Trump, Clinton would (mostly) do what they say

Potentially toxic dust could delay building Utah's new prison

Kragthorpe: More baseball is Utes' reward for Pac-12 title (with video)

NBA: Warriors know Game 7 back home for Finals trip won't be easy

Kirby: It's past time Led Zeppelin was in the LDS hymnbook

Olympics: Bound for Rio, Park City's Devery Karz punctuates her rise in rowing

Poll finds voters feel disconnected, helpless

Rubin: Just when you think the campaign can't get worse

Indiana tourism agency pulls ad it copied from Salt Lake City campaign

Unified Police hunt Kearns playground stabbing suspect

College football: Baylor hires former Wake coach Grobe; AD McCaw resigns

Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

Salt Lake City cops nab suspect in apartment security guard shooting

Utah is looking for a new place to bury its veterans

Kragthorpe: Year of the Ute? Not quite, but 2015-16 brings Pac-12 breakthrough

UVU baseball will face LSU in first ever trip to NCAA Tournament

NBA: Milwaukee Bucks to hire Utah Jazz assistant general manager Justin Zanik

Rookie Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500

Utah baseball: Utes hammer Washington 21-7 to clinch Pac-12 title, NCAA bid (with video)

NBA: Pau Gasol considering skipping Olympics because of Zika

Kragthorpe: Robert Turbin, Tony Finau make fan-friendly efforts

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ABC News - Business

Airbnb to Launch Feature for Neighbors to File Complaints

Neighbors of an Airbnb homeowner will soon be able to rant or rave about their living situation on the renting website.

The Best 2016 Pi Day Deals

Happy Pi Day, America.

Ex-Worker Says VW Destroyed Documents, Obstructed Justice

A former Volkswagen employee says in a lawsuit that the company deleted documents and obstructed justice after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused VW of cheating on emissions tests

Low Gas Prices Drag Down US Retail Sales in February

US retail sales dragged by lower gas prices, cautious consumers

US Stocks Slip as Energy Companies and Drugmakers Slide

US stocks are slightly lower in morning trading as falling commodity prices again pulled energy and materials companies lower, and drugmakers are falling on concerns about prices

Grain Lower, Livestock Mixed

Wheat, corn, soybeans lower and oats mixed on the CBOT, beef higher and pork mixed on the CME

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Donald Trump’s Campaign Stumbles as It Tries to Go Big

The limits of the presumptive Republican nominee’s managerial style, reliant on his gut and built around his unpredictable personality, are becoming apparent.

Nebraska’s Ben Sasse: A ‘Never Trump’ Holdout in the Senate

To the consternation of many in his state’s Republican Party, Mr. Sasse, 44, has called for someone to challenge Donald J. Trump, the party’s presumptive presidential nominee.

Die-Hard Bernie Sanders Backers See F.B.I. as Answer to Their Prayers

Some regard the inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state as a key to getting their candidate nominated.

Donald Trump Rejects Offer to Debate Bernie Sanders

The presumptive Republican nominee said “it seems inappropriate that I would debate the second-place finisher” in the Democratic contest.

Behind Long Airport Lines, a Chain of T.S.A. Cuts, Missteps and Crises

With the Transportation Security Administration struggling with shrinking resources and low staff morale, an expert said that “a structural change is needed.”

At Hiroshima Memorial, Obama Says Nuclear Arms Require ‘Moral Revolution’

“Technological progress without an equivalent progress in human institutions can doom us,” said Mr. Obama, the first sitting American president to visit the city.

Hiroshima Survivor Cries, and Obama Gives Him a Hug

Shigeaki Mori, who was 8 when the United States dropped the bomb, spent decades researching the fates of American P.O.W.s killed in Hiroshima.

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12 New Books We’re Reading This Summer (and 6 Not So New)

The Times’s book critics and staff members have each chosen three books: two that will be published this summer and one older title that they’ve set aside for longer and warmer days.

Silicon Valley Journal: Tech Titans Raise Their Guard, Pushing Back Against News Media

The leaders of Silicon Valley are becoming more cautious and elusive, even as their products make the world more transparent.

At 96, Dr. Heimlich Uses His Own Maneuver on Choking Victim

“A piece of meat with a little bone attached flew out of her mouth,” Dr. Henry J. Heimlich, 96, who is credited with inventing the technique, said of saving a woman in Cincinnati.

Top C.E.O. Pay Fell — Yes, Fell — in 2015

While the top-paid chief executives at the nation’s largest companies received an average of $19 million last year, that figure was down from 2014.

They Tilt Right, but Top C.E.O.s Don’t Give to Trump

An analysis of political donation from chief executives shows broad support for Republican candidates. Except for the presumptive nominee.

Fair Game: Where More Women Are on Boards, Executive Pay Is Higher

An analysis by Equilar last year found that among 100 large companies, those with greater gender diversity on their boards paid their chief executives about 15 percent more.

Plane Crashed in Hudson River, Coast Guard Says

Rescue vessels were responding to reports that an aircraft with one person onboard was in the water off West 79th Street in Manhattan, the Coast Guard said.

Verizon and Unions Reach Accord to End Strike, U.S. Says

The Labor Department said the company and two unions were nailing down contract language to submit to nearly 40,000 workers on strike since mid-April.

Rafael Nadal Out of French Open With Wrist Injury

Friday’s announcement by Nadal, the nine-time French Open champion, sent a shock wave through Roland Garros.

23 More Athletes Suspected of Doping Could Be Kept From Rio Games

Scrutiny of London Olympians’ doping samples has put athletes from six countries under new suspicion, the I.O.C. said.

Chris Christie Approves Financial Rescue Plan for Atlantic City

The struggling seaside resort in New Jersey must meet several measures to avoid bankruptcy, or the state will take over, according to the legislation.

Study Linking Tumors in Rats to Cellphones Raises a Host of Questions

Researchers found that the type of radiation emitted by cellphones had a slightly higher risk of developing cancer, but other experts cast doubt on the findings.

Talk: B.J. Novak Thinks Actors Are Bad at Playing Writers

The actor and app developer on democratizing writing, why Ethan Hawke is too hot to be a writer and avenging his ghostwriter father’s anonymity.

You Know You Should Use Sunscreen. But Are You Using It Right?

Tips from experts on skin cancer prevention and using sunscreen that you’re less likely to have heard.

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