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Boston Zoo May Close, Euthanize Hundreds of Animals

The Franklin Park Zoo, a Boston landmark for nearly a century, may be forced to close and euthanize up to one-fifth of the animals in their care due to devastating budget cuts.

Ferry Capsizes Off Haiti Coast, Killing at Least 6

A ferry has capsized off Haiti's southern coast, killing at least six people. Dozens are missing.

Body Found in High-Rise Where Cleaning Woman Vanished

A body hidden inside a Manhattan high-rise where a cleaning woman vanished four days ago was found Saturday morning.

Iraqi Car Bomb Kills At Least 4

A car bomb detonated in a market killing at least four people and wounded at least 38 others in the latest Iraqi violence.

Carlos Becomes Hurricane off Mexico's Baja Calif. Coast

The National Hurricane Center says Carlos has become a hurricane swirling far off Mexico's eastern Pacific coast.

11 Lightning Strikes Delay Shuttle Launch

Lightning strikes near the shuttle Endeavour's launch pad caused NASA to delay its launch one day, as the window for launching the craft ticks down.

Hunter, 15, Who Accidentally Killed Hiker Gets 30 Days

A 15-year-old teen hunter who killed a Sauk Mountain hiker he mistook for a bear has been sentenced to 30 days in juvenile detention and 120 hours of community service.

Report: N. Korean Army Suspected Over Cyberattacks

A North Korean army lab of hackers was ordered to "destroy" South Korean communications networks — evidence the isolated regime was behind cyberattacks that paralyzed South Korean and American Web sites.