HURRICANE KATRINA AFTERMATH
Gulfport, Miss. (Sept. 12, 2005) - President Bush conveys his gratitude to Chief Builder(SCW) Dan Walker and Lt.j.g. Sam Werschky, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1), for the excellent work his team is accomplishing in regards to the clean up of 28th Street Elementary School in Gulfport, MS on September 12, 2005. President Bush is currently visiting the Gulf Coast region to assess the damage and disaster recovery efforts from Hurricane Katrina. (UPI Photo/Thomas Coffelt,Navy)
13,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies wasted … Vultures creeping out N.C. town … Pillow fights costs city $5,000 … Florida's python challenge bags 68 snakes … Watercooler stories from UPI.
A swarm of turkey vultures has been making residents of Shelby, N.C., uneasy, as they have not migrated south due to a mild winter.
The arrest Tuesday of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich marks another chapter in the state's corruption archives and the first time since the 1930s a sitting governor has been indicted.
Police in Sweden and Thailand fear a pedophile has abducted a 12-year-old boy who survived last week's tsunami, The Independent reported Tuesday.
A 12-year-old Swedish boy who was injured in the Dec. 26 tsunami may have been kidnapped from a Thai hospital, The Australian reported Monday.
Soon-to-be former Illinois Gov. George Ryan can forget about riding off into the sunset for a relaxing retirement, with images of death row and dead children tied to his name for years to come.
As Election 2002 comes down to the wire, a surprising number of gubernatorial races around the country are heating up.
Republican Gov. George Ryan is an old-style politician, quick with the handshake and the smile, a consummate dealmaker who honed his skills in the raucous state