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NOAA lays plan to capture ailing orca J50, announces public meetings

Plans are being laid to capture J50, the ailing young orca, as efforts to help her in the wild have failed and her condition continues to decline.

UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 5:21 p.m.

Snap! Alligator tempted by frog captured in Indiana pond

An alligator that was hanging out in a northern Indiana retention pond has been captured after being lured to shore with a frog.

Iraqi forces capture 5 top IS leaders in cross-border raid

Iraqi forces in coordination with U.S.-backed Syrian forces have captured five senior Islamic State group leaders, the U.S.-led coalition said Thursday in a statement.

Yellowstone begins capturing bison to reduce population

At least 96 bison attempting to migrate from Yellowstone National Park into Montana have been captured for potential slaughter under a program meant to shield livestock from disease.

Police capture accused child abuser hiding in rural Idaho

Authorities arrested a fugitive in Idaho after a two-week hunt on charges of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

U.S. soldier fought to end after ambush in Niger

Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit as many as 18 times as he took cover in thick brush, fighting to the end after …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 9:40 p.m.

U.S. captures key Benghazi militant

U.S. special operations forces captured a militant in Libya accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks, officials said Monday, in a high-stakes operation designed to bring the …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 5 p.m.

Syrian troops capture wide areas from IS in country’s center

Syrian government forces and their allies have captured a wide area from the Islamic State group in the country’s center, two days after besieging it, an opposition monitoring group and …

UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 8 p.m.

Wife of Princeton student urges Iran to release him

The wife of a Princeton University graduate student sentenced to 10 years in prison for espionage in Iran said Tuesday he is innocent of the charges and urged his release.

South Carolina inmate captured in Texas after second escape

An inmate was recaptured in Texas early Friday after his second escape from a maximum security prison in South Carolina, prison officials said.

Man suspected of killing 5 in Missouri, Kansas captured

A Mexican national suspected of killing his neighbor and three other men at his neighbor’s Kansas home before killing another man about 170 miles away in Missouri was arrested early …