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'Mommy loves you!': Boy rescued after gorilla is shot at zoo (w/video)


Crosses damaged after car plows through Memorial Day display, police say (w/video)


Gary Johnson wins Libertarian presidential nomination (w/video)


  1. Rays allow one hit yet lose to Yankees

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Jake Odorizzi was eight outs from a no-hitter when Starlin Castro lined a ball over the left-centerfield fence with a man on first Sunday in the seventh inning.

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi (23) shows his dejection as New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro (14) rounds the bases on a homer to take the lead in the seventh inning of a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Sunday, May 29, 2016.
  2. Gary Johnson wins Libertarian presidential nomination (w/video)


    ORLANDO — Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson won the Libertarian Party's presidential nomination on Sunday, fending off five rivals from different factions on two closely fought ballots and securing more than 55.8 percent of the total vote.

    Gary Johnson gives his acceptance speech after he won the Libertarian Party's presidential nomination during the party's national convention Sunday in Orlando. The Libertarian Party on Sunday chose Johnson as its presidential candidate, believing he can benefit from disappointment at the major parties' choices. [Phelan M. Ebenhack | New York Times]
  3. At Rolling Thunder rally, Donald Trump says those in U.S. illegally are treated better than veterans (w/video)


    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump told a Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally on Sunday that people in the U.S. illegally often are cared for better than the nation's military veterans.

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks Sunday during the annual Rolling Thunder First Amendment Demonstration Run in Washington, D.C. Bikers gather in the annual parade in the nation's capital to remember those who were prisoners of war and missing in action on Memorial Day weekend.  [Alex Wong | Getty Images]
  4. Crosses damaged after car plows through Memorial Day display, police say (w/video)


    More than 100 crosses were damaged at a Kentucky park this weekend after a vehicle drove through a Memorial Day display, authorities said.

  5. On Memorial Day, she remembers her fallen father, verse by verse


    JUNE 1969. Just days before Dad left for a second combat tour in Vietnam, Mama bought him a black leather Bible. Last year, I found it packed away in a box labeled "memories." Still crisp, only a single passage had been marked. As my finger traced familiar words, it all came rushing back; his deep voice from the …

    Mementos of Capt. William A. Branch and his family, including the Bible his wife game him.
  6. Marco Rubio apologized to Donald Trump for 'small hands' dig


    "I actually told Donald -- one of the debates, I forget which one -- I apologized to him for that. I said, 'You know, I'm sorry that I said that. It's not who I am and I shouldn't have done it.' I didn't say it in front of the cameras, I didn't want any political benefit."

  7. 'Mommy loves you!': Boy rescued after gorilla is shot at zoo (w/video)


    CINCINNATI — Panicked zoo visitors watched helplessly and shouted, "Stay calm!" while one woman yelled, "Mommy loves you!" as a 400-pound-plus gorilla loomed over a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into a shallow moat at the Cincinnati Zoo.

    The Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed Harambe, a 400-pound western lowland gorilla Saturday after the 17-year-old ape dragged a boy that had fallen into the enclosure.
  8. Tropical Depression Bonnie comes ashore near Charleston, S.C.


    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Tropical Depression Bonnie reached the South Carolina coast early Sunday, bringing heavy rain and rough tides to an area packed with tourists for the Memorial Day weekend.

    This NOAA satellite image taken Saturday at 9:45 AM EDT shows Tropical Depression Two continuing to move northwest towards the North and South Carolina coastline.  [Weather Underground va AP]
  9. The aftermath of a scandal: The David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell affair

    Human Interest

    WEST POINT, N.Y. — It was 6:30 a.m. at the U.S. Military Academy, the sun was rising over the Hudson River, and Paula Broadwell was in athletic gear. With a half-dozen women, she rotated between sprints and burpees. Sweating onto the pavement, the group was perched atop an overlook called Trophy Point, in the …

    Paula Broadwell, the scholar and author whose affair with Gen. David Petraeus scandalized Washington, in West Point, N.Y., April 29, 2016. Petraeus has moved on and seen his reputation rehabilitated; Broadwell's remains toxic."I'm the first to admit I screwed up," Broadwell said. "Really badly, I know that. But how long does a person pay for their mistake?" [Malin Fezehai | New York Times]
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Jonathan Drouin was one of the biggest stars in the postseason, with five goals and nine assists in 17 games.

Jonathan Drouin: 'I definitely want to be here'

The relationship between wing Jonathan Drouin and the Lightning seemingly has been salvaged....


For starters: Brad Boxberger says he;s ready to return, lineups vs NYY

The Rays finish their five-game homestand today against the Yankees with a chance to leap over the Yankees into fourth place in the AL East with a win....