ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A new penguin habitat that the Detroit Zoo calls the world's largest such facility offers its 80-plus residents new rocks for climbing, waves, snow and better ice conditions, while allowing visitors to come nose-to-beak with the stately birds.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ordered a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck to serve nearly two years in jail, a surprising sanction that far exceeds the several months in jail that prosecutors initially said they would pursue.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers urged an appeals court Wednesday to reseal the comedian's lurid, decade-old testimony about his womanizing, but the panel of judges seemed to think the request was pointless, since the deposition has already made headlines around the world.
VW had asked for a review of the election involving about 160 of the plant's workers, who are skilled trades employees, in which 71 percent voted to join the UAW. The plant has a total hourly workforce of about 1,400 workers.
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Regardless of who wins the U.S. presidential election, top Pentagon leaders will urge their successors to focus on four top priorities - cyber, space, nuclear deterrent and electronic warfare, U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said. Work said the Pentagon had now created organizations that looked at these four areas across the services to identify priorities, gaps and overlaps and ensure what he called an "enterprise-wide" approach. Lockheed Martin Corp, Boeing Co, Raytheon Co and other weapons makers keep close tabs on budget planning to see what new business opportunities may arise.
An Ohio man was sentenced on Wednesday to four years in prison for taking his 5-year-old son from his mother's house in Alabama in 2002 and living with him under false identities for 13 years. Bobby Hernandez, 53, was also given five years' probation by Cuyahoga County Judge Cassandra Collier-Williams. Hernandez made a few brief statements in court, including apologies to his son and former girlfriend, before becoming overwhelmed by emotion.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Intelligence agencies are considering eliminating the government's lowest category of classified information — a step a top official has said could simplify the system used to guard intelligence and could prevent unnecessary secrecy.