The new Gorilla Forest exhibit at Como zoo opens today and will be home to seven gorillas, six of which are new to the zoo. The $11 million redesign includes what is said to be the largest all-mesh enclosure in North America. The changes to the exhibit exceed the requirements for holding, exhibiting and managing Read more

After last month’s massacre, townspeople in Newtown, Conn., are debating whether to return Sandy Hook Elementary School to service. Family members of some shooting victims are angry about the reopening of the movie theater in Aurora, Colo. Columbine High School in Colorado was partly rebuilt after the 1999 shootings there, and Accent Signage Systems in Read more

Minneapolis tracks the movement of cars with a network of automatic license plate readers. Phone companies keep records on the locations of cellular customers. Today’s Question: What rules ought to govern the use of information about the movement of private citizens?

The players kicked out of the Olympics by the Badminton World Federation for intentionally playing to lose were doing nothing that other players haven’t done, their defenders say. The doubles teams were trying to line themselves up to play less formidable opponents in later rounds. Today’s Question: Was it wrong for badminton teams to throw Read more