Slain nun's Brazilian group gets human rights award in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An international human rights award from the University of Dayton will be presented to the Brazilian organization for which Ohio-born nun and rain forest defender Dorothy Stang worked before she was fatally shot in 2005.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Feeding Fiona: The science behind milking a hippo

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pressing her face up against Bibi's suitcase-leather skin from outside the safety of a barrier, Jessye Wojtusik reached up and under the animal, awkwardly trying to access her udders. Never could she have imagined that her post-doctoral research would find her milking a 3,371-pound hippo.

  • Written by SHAUNA STEIGERWALD , The Cincinnati Enquirer