MSNBC.COM - A U.S. graduate student who
was attacked by two chimpanzees while leading a tour at a sanctuary for
abused animals underwent six hours of surgery on Sunday at a hospital
in South Africa.
Andrew Oberle, 26, suffered extensive soft-tissue
injuries to his arms and legs. His wounds were
YAHOO.COM - A saltwater crocodile
weighing more than a tonne and suspected of killing two people in the
Philippines has been declared the largest such reptile in captivity by
the Guinness Book of World Records.
The 6.17-metre (20.24-foot) male, nicknamed "Lolong", was captured in the Agusan marsh
BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO is urging the United Nations to enforce the peace plan for Syria endorsed by an international conference in Geneva.
Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday that the conflict in the Arab state was risking the stability of the
POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in Post Falls say two men trying to take off in a powered parachute were injured after they crashed into an unoccupied school bus. The Kootenai County Sheriff's Department says 50-year-old David Endsley of Redmond, Ore., and 18-year-old
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.64. That's down 14 cents in a week and 65 cents in a month. It's 31 cents higher than the national average. Some metro prices from the AAA's
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia woman diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating disease has left a hospital after nearly two months.
Aimee Copeland was released Monday from Doctors Hospital in Augusta. The 24-year-old is moving to an inpatient rehabilitation clinic. She
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans who decide to go away this July Fourth holiday have more free days this year. That's because July Fourth falls on a Wednesday. AAA says last year, when July Fourth fell on a Monday, 40.3 million people traveled. This year, AAA
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Patrol says a 6-month-old baby was killed in a crash Sunday on I-82 south of Ellensburg. The baby was in a car driven by a 23-year-old man who slowed down to avoid a cooler, which had fallen off another vehicle onto the roadway.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City community board is asking the city to remove metal gates around the famous Charging Bull statue in Lower Manhattan's financial district, saying the barricades are endangering tourists.
Community Board 1 passed a unanimous
By JOHN HEILPRIN and SETH BORENSTEINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - Physicists say they have all but proven that the "God particle" exists. They have a footprint and a shadow, and the only thing left is to see for themselves the elusive subatomic particle believed to give all