National Zoo welcomes birth of male gorilla named Moke
For the first time in nine years, staff at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute celebrated the birth of a male western lowland gorilla. The baby is named Moke, which means “junior” or “little one” in the Lingala language.
The Centers for Disease Control's Wednesday update on the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak says the sick count has added 18 people since Friday, for a total of 53 in 16 states. And there's a high hospitalization rate.
President Trump issued a memorandum authorizing deployment of National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. Since Congress created the Border Patrol in 1924, U.S. presidents have sent National Guard troops to assist with operations at the border.
On March 1, 2-year-old Parker Curry was caught captivated by Michelle Obama’s portrait at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC. A photo of Curry standing awestruck in front of the portrait went viral and caught the attention of the form
Gunfire is heard throughout the video as a taxi driver drives through the area of the Mandalay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 1. Festival-goers are seen fleeing the festival, before one couple gets into the taxi. One of the passeng
President Donald Trump addressed the nation on Monday, a day after 50 people were killed and 400 were injured when a gunman opened fire on a Las Vegas concert. He praised the speed of Las Vegas police and other first responders who responded to th
Karen Kellett, principal of Glenn Elementary School, is "100 percent sure" the low-performing school will meet or exceed the academic goals in Superintendent Pascal Mubenga's new five-year strategic plan.
The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an 80-year-old woman from a cruise ship 150 miles from Wilmington, North Carolina. She was taken to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington for treatment. (Video has no sound.)