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APNewsBreak: Land grabs in 1 of Africa's last elephant bastions puts herds in poachers' sights
A nonprofit research group says political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants — and that's putting lots of land at risk for ivory poaching operations.

Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom
A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.

Rocky landslide slowly devours part of Wyoming resort town
What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

Hate crime arrest in NY attack on Sikh professor
A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor before a group of young men who had called the professor "Osama" and a "terrorist" attacked him, has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police said Saturday.

Man police say pulled beard of Sikh professor in New York City attack charged with hate crime
A man police say pulled the beard of a Sikh professor last year in New York City has been charged with a hate crime.

Man detained for making threats, forcing lockdown of Los Angeles Times building
Police say a man who allegedly made threatening statements, forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building, is being held for a mental health evaluation.

Western official: US considering deploying Army company to Poland and Estonia for exercises
A Western official says the United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks.

What's on the menu? From ribs to cupcakes, mayor spends day eating at town's 24 restaurants
The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry.

Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast even after 70 years of marriage die 15 hours apart
A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

Body found by highway is missing Mass. boy, police say
The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.

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