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DALLAS (AP) — A baby giraffe whose birth at the Dallas Zoo was viewed live on the Internet worldwide has died in an accident at the zoo.A Dallas Zoo statement says Kipenzi (kih-PEHN'-zee), the 3-month-old giraffe, died about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday wh ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — A top Republican fundraiser suggested that Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk should abandon his quest for re-election, but then quickly backtracked.Businessman Ron Gidwitz told Crain's Chicago Business ( ) Tuesday he di ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday.Zion Harvey's forearms were heavily bandaged but his hands were v ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative Republican who was disciplined earlier this year after defying House leaders is pushing a largely symbolic effort to strip John Boehner of his position as House speaker.Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina on Tues ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Five thousand people dressed in white got together for the world's largest popup picnic at a location revealed only at the last moment.Guests for Tuesday's Diner en Blanc, French for Dinner in White, showed up at one of 24 design ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush says he'll be in Iowa regularly in the coming months as he seeks the Republican presidential nomination.The former Florida governor and 2016 hopeful spoke with Iowa Republicans on a telephone town hall meeting Tu ...more

Reuters News - 55 mins ago

By Piya Sinha-Roy and Lisa Richwine BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - In a Beverly Hills mansion on Tuesday, Facebook-owned Oculus rolled out "Henry," a movie that takes advantage of its virtual reality technology to tell the story of a hug-o ...more

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GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Critics of a suburban Denver school board that considered reviewing a U.S. history course to emphasize patriotism turned in signatures Tuesday to force a recall election for three conservative members responsible for the push.< ...more

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A huge, ancient pine tree uprooted and fell onto kids at a summer day camp Tuesday, injuring eight children, two of them critically, fire officials said.The 75-foot-tall, 75-year-old pine crashed without warning at around ...more

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By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Protesters began gathering in a riverside park in Portland Tuesday evening, planning to drop kayaks in the water to protest Wednesday's scheduled launch of a ship to be used by Royal Dutch Shell for ...more