Zola, a gorilla at Dallas Zoo, was just slapping his hands happily in an indoor paddling pool before showing off his dancing skills. The viral video was shared by Dallas Zoo on June 20, inspiring at least one great edit with music.
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After rallying in Marshal Park in protest of a rash of ICE raids nationwide and in Charlotte thousands of immigrants marched to Trade and Tryon before going to the government center in uptown for more speeches.
American women have come far since the first women's rights convention in 1848. The first female conductor, speaker of the house, astronaut to walk in space, chess grandmaster and others explain what it was like to break the glass ceiling in their field, and what is next for America's women.
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John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, died at 95. Glenn was the oldest person to venture into outer space, at age 77. He also represented Ohio for 24 years in the U.S. Senate. President Barack Obama presented him with a 2011 Medal of Freedom.
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Country music legend Dolly Parton says she's establishing The My People Fund to help victims of the wildfires that burned hundreds of homes and businesses in the Great Smoky Mountains area and left seven dead. The fund donate $1,000 each month to Sevier County families who lost their homes.
The flames reached the doorstep of Dollywood, the theme park named after Parton, but it was spared any significant damage.
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Community members spoke during a community press conference in the wake of the decision not to charge a CMPD police officer in the death of Keith Lamont Scott. David T. Foster III/The Charlotte Observer
City officials say that hundreds of homes and other buildings were damaged or destroyed by flames from wildfires in Tennessee. Emergency officials ordered evacuations in downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge and in other areas of Sevier County near the Great Smoky Mountains. About 14,000 residents and visitors were evacuated from Gatlinburg alone, officials said.