Researchers say Calif. salmon experiment a success

Researchers are hailing as a success an experiment in which chinook salmon were introduced into flooded rice fields in Northern California.

Student accused of lighting teacher on fire

A eighth grade student in Baton Rouge, Louisiana was arrested and expelled after police say he lit a substitute teacher’s burqa on fire, in early October

US proposes rules to make animal food safer

Amid incidents of pets dying from dog treats, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and animal feed safer.

School dance contract forbids “twerking”

No twerking, no laying on the ground and both feet must remain on the floor…

UPS to hire 55,000 seasonal workers

UPS will be hiring 55,000 U.S. seasonal workers to help with an increase in volume over the holiday season…

Ind. woman who donated kidney weds organ recipient

A central Indiana woman who promised to donate one of her kidneys to a man she barely knew has married him three years after his successful transplant surgery…

Two shot outside US Navy base; gunman in custody

A former National Guard recruiter opened fire at an armory outside a U.S. Navy base in Tennessee, wounding two military reserve members before being disarmed by other soldiers, officials said Thursday…

Pirates kidnap Americans from commercial ship

Pirates attacked a commercial ship near the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped two U.S. mariners…

Man drives into Utah capitol

A Utah man drove up several flights of stairs to the state capitol door and then tried to break into the historic Supreme Court chambers…

US seeks help on dangerous jerky treats for pets

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is appealing to dog and cat owners for information as it struggles to solve a mysterious outbreak of illness and deaths among pets…