April 1, 2013 RSS feed / World

Bronx Zoo’s first gorilla dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Pattycake, the first gorilla born in New York City, has died at the Bronx Zoo. She was 40 years old and suffering from chronic cardiac problems.  More...

Obama hears Easter service with political theme

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama attended Easter services at an Episcopal church near the White House and heard a sermon that criticized “captains of the religious right” for holding some people back.  More...

New batch of anti-smoking ads launched

NEW YORK (AP) — Government health officials launched the second round of a graphic ad campaign Thursday that is designed to get smokers off tobacco, saying they believe the last effort convinced tens of thousands to quit.  More...

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