EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. — National wildlife officials say 11 whales believed to be part of a pod that was stranded in the Everglades are dead.
BANGKOK — Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced the dissolution of the lower house of Parliament and called for elections in an attempt to calm the country's deepening political crisis.
No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn will play in the final BCS championship game on Jan. 6 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
Cold weather has forced thousands of flights to be cancelled across the country, leaving many travelers frustrated for yet another day.
DENVER — Unbothered by the freezing weather, Matt Prater set an NFL record with a 64-yard field goal and Peyton Manning threw four more touchdown passes Sunday, lifting the Denver Broncos to a 51-28 victory over the Tennessee Titans.
It could be days before service is restored to all of the nearly 8,000 people without electricity in Dickson County after an ice storm hit the region overnight.
DENVER — Denver kicker Matt Prater kicked an NFL-record 64-yard field goal as the first half expired in the Broncos' game against Tennessee on Sunday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers finally found a way to win without injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
ATLANTA (AP) — A deal for hundreds of millions of dollars in public money to draw the Atlanta Braves north of their downtown home is pitting conservative tea party activists against the elected and civic leaders in the staunch Republican county, with opponents saying the use of public money to help a private business is not what American capitalism should be about.
KIEV, Ukraine — Hundreds of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Ukraine's capital on Sunday, toppling a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and blockading key government buildings in an escalating standoff with the president over the future of the country.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has acknowledged the purge of leader Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle for "anti-state" acts and "double dealing."
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — The sounds of high-performance car engines filled the air Sunday as thousands of fans, friends and car enthusiasts headed to the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita to pay tribute to Paul Walker at the site where the "Fast & Furious" actor died in a car crash.
Two men were shot last night after an unknown person started shooting during a party in Chattanooga, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — In death, Nelson Mandela unified South Africans of all races and backgrounds Sunday on a day of prayer for the global statesman — from a vaulted cathedral with hymns and incense to a rural, hilltop church with goat-skin drums and barefoot dancing.
BANGUI, Central African Republic — France and the African Union on Saturday announced plans to deploy several thousand more troops into embattled Central African Republic, as thousands of Christians fearing reprisal attacks sought refuge from the Muslim former rebels who now control the country after days of violence left nearly 400 people dead — and possibly more.