By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An animal trainer mauled to death while cleaning the Montana pen of two, 500-pound captive brown bears used for filmmaking suffered extensive wounds that make it impossible to determine if he was conscious before the attack, authorities
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. OHIO IS FOCUS OF CAMPAIGN IN FINAL LAP
At the end of a tight race, Obama and Romney narrow the field to the Buckeye state and a few others.
2. SENATE CONTROL COULD COME
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - New chaos engulfed Syria's civil war as Palestinian supporters and opponents of the embattled regime were swept up Monday in intense fighting in Damascus, while rival rebel groups clashed over control of a Turkish border crossing.
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - The caped figure on the surveillance video came running out of the darkness to the edge of a remote Army outpost in southern Afghanistan. Blood was smeared on his face, prosecutors said, and soaked into his clothes.
By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister ordered the military to go on high alert for a looming attack on Iran's nuclear program two years ago, but backed off following strong objections from senior security officials, a respected Israeli news program
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A zoo where a 2-year-old boy fell into an exhibit and was fatally mauled by African wild dogs had met or exceeded all safety standards for animals and visitors, proving that no exhibit is "fail-proof," the zoo's president said Monday.
By DIDI TANGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Where can a pop star score a hit by talking about the U.S. Electoral College for 33 minutes? In China, where Gao Xiaosong's straightforward explanation of the system drew more than 1 million hits in four days.
Chinese have long been fascinated with U
By MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP Chief Medical Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A heart disease treatment that many doctors consider to be fringe medicine unexpectedly showed some promise in a federal study clouded by ethical and scientific controversy, causing debate about the results.
The study took 10 years
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Officials say a young child died after falling into an exhibit at the Pittsburgh zoo and being mauled by African painted dogs. Tracy Gray of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium said the accident happened at about 11:45 a.m. Sunday. It's not clear whether the child
By KEVIN BEGOSAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A 2-year-old boy visiting the Pittsburgh zoo was killed Sunday morning when he fell off a railing that his mother had put him on top of to view a pack of African painted dogs, who pounced on the child and mauled him, police said.
It was not clear