American crocodiles thriving outside nuclear plant

MIAMI (AP) — American crocodiles, once headed toward extinction, are thriving at an unusual spot — the canals surrounding a South Florida nuclear plant. Last week, 73 crocodile hatch...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, July 20, the 201st day of 2019. There are 164 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On July 20...

Mueller probe witness now faces child sex trafficking charge

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A businessman who served as a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation now faces a charge of child sex trafficking in addition to transporting child pornogr...

The moon landing was a giant leap for movies, too

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1964, Stanley Kubrick, on the recommendation of the science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, bought a telescope. "He got this Questar and he attached one of his ca...

Florida sheriff to investigate Epstein's time outside jail

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff launched an internal investigation Friday into wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein's time spent out of jail after he was convicted of sexually abusing underage girls. ...

South Korean dies from self-immolation near Japan’s embassy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions betwee...

Florida man pleads guilty in teen's murder, gets 13 years

MIAMI (AP) — A 70-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to murdering a teenage girl, dumping her body in a trash bin and burning it. Arm...

Ecuador has first same-sex marriage, following court ruling

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A lesbian couple has married in Ecuador in the first same-sex wedding since a landmark ruling last month by the country's highest court. Michelle Avilés and Ale...

Athlete guilty in green card case after incriminating text

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former pro soccer player from Liberia has been convicted of lying about his marriage to a Rhode Island woman in order to gain permanent legal residency in the U.S. ...

The Latest: Lawyers: Epstein used fake passport for safety

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sex trafficking charges against Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Lawyers for financier Jeffrey Epstein say a friend g...

Judge set to decide whether Jeffery Epstein gets bail

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York is set to announce whether financier Jeffrey Epstein will be granted bail while he awaits trial on sex trafficking charges . The judge's e...

Court acts against judges for remarks in sex assault cases

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's high court has taken action against two judges over their comments in cases involving sexual assault. The state Supreme Court has recommended that J...

R. Kelly doesn't have freedom, money for this legal battle

CHICAGO (AP) — The difference between R. Kelly's life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious charges was on full display when the ...

Ex-Israeli PM Barak says he has 'cut all ties' with Epstein

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak says he has "cut all ties" with Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier jailed on sex-trafficking charges. Barak held a pres...

Deputies: Florida man tied up wife's lover, cut off penis

BELL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man held his wife's lover at gunpoint and cut off the man's penis before fleeing with the flailing appendage. News outlets report 49-year-...