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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed.
By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan security forces combed the American University in Kabul in the early hours of Thursday for suspected gunmen who might be still at large, following an attack on the compound that sent students fleeing in panic. Details of casualties are still scarce, but one person, reportedly a guard, was killed and at least 14 students were wounded. Elite Afghan forces surrounded the walled compound and eventually worked their way inside, according to a senior interior ministry official.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Thieves coming across dead moose on Alaska roads are stealing the carcasses, making away with hundreds of pounds of meat that normally goes to a program run by state troopers that gives it to the needy and others willing to butcher the carcasses, officials said Wednesday.