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Luxury linens donated for zoo gorillas

Gorillas are not regular guests at the swanky Hilton Chicago/Oakbrook Hills Resort & Conference Center, but that doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy luxurious sheets from the high-priced hotel west of downtown Chicago.

Pentagon chief: Iraqis must have 'will to fight' to defeat Islamic State

The Obama administration intensified its defense of the president's strategy against Islamic State militants Sunday, with Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter making a vigorous case that the terrorist group can only be defeated if the Iraqis “develop the will to fight.”

La Cañada Flintridge buys recycled water to save trees during drought

Hoping to save trees on street medians after new state rules banned using potable water to irrigate them, La Cañada Flintridge is securing truckloads of recycled water from the city of Glendale to get the job done.

Utah is winning the war on chronic homelessness with 'Housing First' program

Terry Birch recalls walking cautiously into the tiny one-bedroom apartment seven months ago, like a cat exploring a box, or something wild fearful of a trap.

Ducks don't feel deflated after double-overtime loss to Blackhawks, 5-4

Ryan Getzlaf's words to his teammates were uttered not to console, but to urge the Ducks to quickly turn the page and determine their own ending to a developing classic.

Volleyball: Palisades win City Section Division I title

Palisades pulled out a five-set victory over Carson on Saturday night to win the City Section Division I volleyball championship.

Volleyball: Taft wins its sixth City title

Taft captured its sixth City Section title in volleyball on Saturday, defeating top-seeded Eagle Rock, 25-16, 25-17, 28-30, 25-20, in the Division II final.

Crews working to dig up broken pipeline at Refugio State Beach

A section of broken pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the Santa Barbara County coast could be dug up for inspection before the end of Memorial Day weekend, officials said Saturday.

Coaching experience means little when choosing an MLB manager

Joe Maddon might be baseball's brightest manager. The Chicago Cubs dumped a manager they liked in order to hire Maddon, whom they regarded as the best in the business.

Brad Keselowski, Kyle Busch take heated rivalry into Coca-Cola 600

— Recent fatherhood has not mellowed the competitive hearts of Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski on the racetrack.

Track: Michael Norman, T.J. Brock turn on the speed

On a breezy afternoon at Cerritos College, juniors Michael Norman of Vista Murrieta and T.J. Brock of Chaminade showed why they are two of the fastest, most talented track and field performers in the nation at the Southern Section championships.

Atlanta Hawks doomed by injury? Kyle Korver lost for playoffs

If the Atlanta Hawks are to mount a comeback in the Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, they will have to do it without sharp-shooting guard Kyle Korver.

Revised charges against Baltimore officers raise questions about case

Subtle changes made in the criminal charges against six Baltimore police officers could reflect weaknesses in the hurriedly filed case arising from the death of Freddie Gray, legal experts say.

Army wife takes pride in husband's service, family's lifestyle

A sign hangs prominently in Lori Ballard's kitchen: "Army Wife – Courage – Strength – Sacrifice."

U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

Jovano Graves' parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Hall of Famer John Madden discusses changes and trends in the NFL

John Madden says three different generations know him by three different names.

Roger Federer poised to make a long run at French Open title

There are two distinct sounds when Roger Federer graces the courts of Roland Garros. One is the pop of backhands and forehands kicking up puffs of red clay. The other, getting ever louder, is the scratchy tick of life's clock.

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