Beyond rooms and homes: Airbnb adding tours and activities

The fast-growing online rental company is hoping to tap into leisure travelers’ desire for distinctive “experiences” that make them feel more connected with the places they visit, travel industry analysts say.

Ohio zoo’s gorilla barrier wasn’t in compliance

The federal inspection found the zoo’s dangerous-animal response team properly followed procedures after zoo visitors called 911 on May 28 to report a child in the gorilla enclosure.

5 Utah students stabbed at high school, teen in custody

Five students were stabbed inside the boys’ locker room of their Utah high school Tuesday and a 16-year-old student was taken into custody after school workers risked their lives to box him into a corner, police said.