Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted May 30th - 6:31pm
The Cincinnati Zoo's director on Monday defended the decision to kill a gorilla to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit, noting it's easy to second-guess after the child was recovered safely.
A correction officer who opened a package left by his mailbox that exploded outside his home is in critical condition, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday after visiting the officer's family at the hospital where he is being treated.
The pilot of a single-engine airplane made an emergency landing on Interstate 10 in south Mississippi's Jackson County on Monday, safely bringing the plane down and guiding it off the highway as traffic behind him slowed to make room.
The Illinois House has approved a plan to expand the state's medical marijuana pilot program by two-and-a-half years and add post-traumatic stress disorder and terminal illness to the list of allowed conditions.
Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted May 30th - 3:30pm
Edward Snowden performed a "public service" in stoking a national debate about secret domestic surveillance programs, but he should still return to the U.S. to stand trial, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said in a podcast released on Monday.