CLEARWATER, Fla. - It's not unusual for a cat to get a hairball, but a 400-pound (180-kilogram) tiger needed help from veterinary surgeons when he couldn't hack up a soccer ball-sized hairball by himself.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 16:23
Kyle Hightower, The Associated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. - A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities early Wednesday after he turned violent while being questioned about his ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, officials said.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 16:07
Ken Ritter, The Associated Press
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Former baseball slugger Jose Canseco Jr. has been accused of sexual assault in Las Vegas, in an investigation that the former baseball slugger made public with postings on a social media website claiming that a woman falsely accused him of rape.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 15:57
Melanie Gouby, The Associated Press
GOMA, Congo - M23 rebels fired two rockets into the eastern Congo city of Goma, killing one person and wounding four, officials said, in an apparent spillover from three days of fighting raging north of the city.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 15:38
Cassandra Vinograd And Paisley Dodds, The Associated Press
LONDON - In a brutal daylight attack which raised fears that terrorism had returned to London, two men with butcher knives hacked another man to death near a military barracks Wednesday before police wounded them in a shootout.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 14:42
Sarah El Deeb, The Associated Press
CAIRO - The safe release Wednesday of seven conscripts kidnapped by suspected militants in Sinai brought a victory for Egypt's Islamist president after months of criticism that his government is mismanaging the country.