A visitor who thought boa constrictors were a native snake species in South Carolina released one in Congaree National Park, according to officials. Anyone walking the trails who sees it should report it immediately.
Hours after winning the pole position for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, Scott Dixon was robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell drive-through about a half-mile from the track in Indianapolis. Former IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti and Dixon’s wife, Emma Davies-Dixon, were also in the car.
The endeavor has also become the focus of a criminal investigation, with federal authorities looking into possible mail, wire and securities fraud, according to a source with knowledge of the matter, who was not authorized to discuss it.
Eighteen women graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning as the first women to take the enlisted route to become infantrymen. It was another in a string of historic Army gender-integration events that have played out at the Maneuver Center of Excellence over the last four years. Friday was part of the third and final phase.
Records show that the stepmother of a Kansas boy whose father killed him and fed his remains to the family's pig talked on a private Facebook group about restraining the child with handcuffs, ace bandages and splints.
A University of Maryland student accused of stabbing a black man on campus in what authorities are investigating as a possible hate crime will remain behind bars after a judge denied his request for house arrest.
A New Orleans City Council member says a Mississippi lawmaker committed a crime by saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments. Councilman James A. Gray II says calling for a lynching is inciting murder.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is accusing protesters of setting fire to a government supporter, saying what he calls "Nazi-fascist" elements are taking root inside the opposition's ranks and contributing to a dangerous spiral of violence.
An ultra-trendy co-working space in central Stockholm is offering microchip implants to its 2,000 members, in order to help them open doors or operate office equipment. The implants have become so popular, the workspace stages regular parties where attendees can get "chipped."
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