Standing in a pool full of 2-foot-long alligators, Jay Young starts teaching a class on gator wrestling."He who hesitates gets bit. Don't think about it," says Young, owner of Colorado Gators. "Alligator wrestling is not a thinking man's sport."
Construction that is still under way at ground zero, the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in New York. A memorial plaza is set to open a week from Sunday, 10 years after the attacks on the World Trade Center buildings.Amid the bulldozers and cranes, there are newly planted oak trees.
The center of Tropical Storm Lee lurched across Louisiana's Gulf Coast early Sunday, dumping torrential rains that threatened flooding in low-lying communities in a foreshadowing of what cities further inland could face in coming days.At 5 a.m.
A slow-moving tropical depression was slogging toward the Gulf Coast Friday, packing walloping rains that could drench the region with up to 20 inches.Tropical storm warnings were issued from Mississippi to Texas and Louisiana, including New Orleans.The National Hurricane Center said the system wil
Los Angeles is cracking down on illegal animal sales. Thousands are sold on downtown streets every year. Recently, an ordinance went into effect that raises fines on the buyers, but curtailing this underground economy will not be easy.Behind the wheel of an undercover car, LAPD Cmdr.
People near the bottom of the socioeconomic ladder often oppose policies that help those below them, according to a new paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research. The phenomenon is called "last-place aversion."
The Philadelphia Police Department is building a new crime-fighting weapon: a map of privately owned security cameras across the city. Police are encouraging residents and businesses to register their own cameras through a program called SafeCam.