Hot and dry weather on Tuesday hindered efforts to slow the growth of a forest fire near Yosemite National Park that killed a California firefighter last weekend, leading some tourists to cut short their visits although all park trails remained open.
Sarah Rankin, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 10:13pm
A two-year investigation has led to the closure of six of Virginia's nearly 30 fox pens, enclosures in which wild foxes are contained and chased by hunting dogs, Attorney General Mark Herring's office said.
Kevin McGill, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 10:09pm
A jaguar that killed nine other animals during a weekend escape from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo is believed to have bitten through a steel-cable barrier that forms the roof of its habitat, the zoo's managing director said Tuesday.
Barbara Ortutay and Ken Sweet, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 8:45pm
Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figure highlights the company's newly aggressive stance against malicious or suspicious accounts in the wake of Russian disinformation efforts during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
A Houston-area parolee who cut off an ankle monitor days before the start of a criminal rampage now faces capital murder charges in two killings — and possibly a third — after a manhunt led to his capture Tuesday, authorities said.