1. Iowa museum finds missing tortoise in elevator: An 18-pound African leopard tortoise who went missing from an Iowa museum has been found alive in an elevator in the building.
2. NYC 'zombie' finds Long Island cat in Times Square: It took a zombie to find Disaster at the Crossroads of the World.
3. Home prices rising, but troubles for housing market not over: As real as the housing recovery is, a new poll finds that home buying is still hampered significantly by challenges such as tight credit and a constrained supply of homes for sale.
4. More US couples living together instead of marrying: Many more American women are living with their partners rather than tying the knot, a new government survey finds.
5. Melanoma rates rising in US children: Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, doesn't usually occur in kids, but a new study shows that it's happening more often.