By KEN RITTER and MICHELLE RINDELS
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Two chimpanzees escaped a Las Vegas backyard and rampaged through a neighborhood Thursday, pounding on cars and jumping into at least one vehicle before police killed one primate and tranquilized the other, authorities said.
No people were hurt
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Anti-regime activists in Syria said Friday that government gunners rained shells on a poor, farming village before armed thugs moved in, leaving scores of people dead in what rebels claim is one of the worst single days of bloodshed in the uprising
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - An international commuter tunnel connecting Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, was closed for nearly four hours Thursday after a bomb threat was phoned in on the Canadian side. No explosives were found.
The Detroit Windsor Tunnel, a busy border crossing
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal regulators Thursday disclosed the most detailed information to date on damage at California's idled San Onofre nuclear power plant, where scores of tubes that carry radioactive water have eroded at an alarming rate.
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that no decision has been made on House consideration of a five-year, $500-billion farm and nutrition bill that has cleared the Senate and was approved earlier in the day by the House Agriculture Committee
By TODD RICHMONDAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A North Dakota man killed his three young daughters after they rushed to greet him during a surprise visit and left their bodies tucked in their beds, Wisconsin authorities said in court documents released Thursday.
St. Croix County
VERNON, N.J. (AP) - A 9/11 memorial shaped like a tower has been removed from a New Jersey courtroom after the judge warned it could be used as a weapon.
Municipal Judge James Devine in Vernon says his request was consistent with a directive from court administrators that non-essential items that
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Uniforms for U.S. Olympic athletes are American red, white and blue - but made in China. That has members of Congress fuming.
Republicans and Democrats railed Thursday about the U.S. Olympic Committee's decision to dress the U.S. team in
By BY MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Thursday hit Iran with more sanctions designed to hinder the country's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
The Treasury Department announced new financial sanctions against 11 companies affiliated with the
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans pushed a bill through the House Thursday that allows the government to exempt gold, copper, silver and uranium mining on federal land from formal environmental reviews.
The bill makes it harder for opponents to mount legal challenges