EVERGLADES CITY, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials say an alligator has bitten the hand off an airboat captain in southwest Florida.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials say wildlife officers tracked and euthanized the alligator after the
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Two youths who acknowledged dousing a Florida middle school classmate with alcohol and setting him on fire will testify in the trial of the attack's alleged ringleader.
Prosecutors say 17-
By JASON STRAZIUSOAssociated Press
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Mogadishu is losing a label it never wanted in the first place: The World's Most Dangerous City.
The seaside Somali capital is enjoying a peace that, except for the infrequent attack, has lasted
By ANDREW MIGA and STEVE LeBLANCAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Mitt Romney slams President Barack Obama for using taxpayer dollars to pick "winners and losers" among green energy firms rather than allowing them to rise or fall in the free market. Yet as governor of Massachusetts
By KAY JOHNSON and SINAN SALAHEDDINAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Car bombs ripped through Shiite and Kurdish targets in Baghdad and other cities Wednesday, killing at least 66 people, wounding more than 200 and feeding growing doubts that Iraq will emerge as a stable democracy
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N.'s peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous says the violence in Syria has escalated into civil war.
Ladsous, asked in an interview whether Syria was in a civil war, told Reuters and AFP on Tuesday, "Yes, I think one can say that," his
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - A northern Colorado wildfire 60 miles away wrapped Denver in a pungent cloud of smoke for several hours Tuesday and complicated the aerial offensive against the spreading mountain blaze, which has killed one person and
By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia soldier was found guilty Tuesday of killing his two Army roommates in 2010 at a U.S. base camp in Iraq, where prosecutors said he opened fire hours after complaining that the victims had let their room get too
By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A 30-year-old Alaska man mauled by a bear pleads for help in a recorded 911 call, telling the dispatcher he's up a tree and can hear the animal huffing below him.
In the recording released by
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Attorneys for three men facing terror-related charges for allegedly plotting to attack President Barack Obama's campaign headquarters during the NATO summit last month blasted Illinois' anti-terrorism statute Tuesday, saying