NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Three days of mourning are beginning today in Kenya for the victims of the terrorist attack on an upscale mall in Nairobi. Some uncertainty about the situation remains even though Kenya's leader declared an end to the siege by Islamic militants. At least 67 people and five extremists were killed and officials expect to find more bodies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Control of the Senate floor still rests with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz who continues to rail against the president's health care overhaul with occasional personal stories and a Dr. Seuss reading. The freshman Cruz and other conservative Republicans are virtually sure to lose a test vote planned later today on a must-pass spending bill.
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — The death toll is rising and rescuers are facing a struggle today to help thousands of people injured and left homeless after a massive earthquake in southwestern Pakistan. The magnitude 7.7 quake moved the earth with enough force to create a small island off the southern coast. The quake has killed at least 210 people.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Police Department headquarters is open for business again today after a report of an explosion triggered an evacuation last night. Fire Battalion Chief Patrick Ferguson says there were no signs of smoke following a loud noise that prompted an emergency call.
BREWSTER, Mass. (AP) — Undersea explorer Barry Clifford is following what he calls "the yellow brick road," and not because he thinks it leads to Oz. This road runs along Cape Cod's shifting seafloor and Clifford believes it leads to undiscovered treasure from the 1717 wreck of the pirate ship Whydah. Clifford has already recovered many gold artifacts. Now he's looking for up to 400,000 coins that Colonial-era documents suggest were aboard.
Created: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 05:16:04 EST
Updated: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 05:16:04 EST