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Los Angeles Zoo to Bob Barker: Price Is Wrong

Park turns down $1.5M offer to relocate controversial elephant

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Zoo responded forcefully—and negatively—late yesterday to a $1.5 million offer from celebrity Bob Barker to relocate the zoo’s last elephant to a sanctuary, the Times reports. “Billy’s home is at the Los Angeles Zoo, not a distant location that is both... More »

Armenia Measure Puts White House, Turkey on Edge

House bill would term WWI killings 'genocide'

(Newser) - A bill to term the World War I-era deaths of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Turkish government "genocide" is winning support in Congress—making the White House squirm and Turkey fume, the Washington Post reports. President Bush and eight former Secretaries of State have warned... More »

Fonda to Sell 'Easy Rider' Loot

Items from iconic Western up for grabs

(Newser) - Peter Fonda is auctioning off a stash of memorabilia from Easy Rider that he's held onto since the movie's 1969 release. The producer, co-writer, and co-star of the trailblazing film "decided it was time to share some of his treasures." The crown jewel is the American flag from... More »

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