• Shark mauls 65-year-old and injures his leg off Australia

    SYDNEY (AP) — A 65-year-old man was mauled by a shark off Australia’s most populous state on Friday, but managed to get back on his surf ski and get help for a serious leg injury, police said.

    Updated: 3:19 am

  • Thousands of gallons of oil spilled in Mississippi River

    COLUMBUS, Ky. (AP) — Part of the Mississippi River was closed as crews investigated an oil spill caused by the collision of two tow boats, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday.

    Updated: 7:25 pm

  • FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2014 file photo,two owners of Tazreen Fashions Ltd., Delwar Hossain, center right and his wife, Mahmuda Akter, center left are escorted by security personnel to a court in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A court in Bangladesh’s capital on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 indicted the two owners of the garment factory and 11 others facing homicide charges for a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.  (AP Photo, file)

    Bangladesh court indicts owners in deadly 2012 factory fire

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh’s capital indicted the two owners of a garment factory and 11 others on homicide charges Thursday for a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.

  • A man walks past homes, condominiums, and train tank cars with signs indicating  petroleum crude oil standing idle on the tracks in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Activists in Philadelphia question whether the city has adequately communicated its evacuation plans with residents who would have to leave quickly after an accident. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains

    Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure.

  • Pedestrians walk past train tank cars with signs indicating  petroleum crude oil standing idle on the tracks in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. While railroads have long carried hazardous materials through congested urban areas, cities are now scrambling to formulate emergency plans and to train firefighters amid the latest safety threat: a fiftyfold increase in crude shipments that critics say has put millions of people living or working near the tracks at heightened risk of derailment, fire and explosion. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disaster

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country — 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest.

  • In this Saturday, June 27, 2015, photo, an Air Koryo plane sits on the tarmac in front of the new Pyongyang International Airport terminal building, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Air Koryo is the only carrier to have been awarded just one star in rankings released recently by the UK-based SkyTrax consultancy agency. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

    Is N. Korean airline world’s worst? It may be the quirkiest

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn travelers a stern lecture, or worse.

  • More details released about fatal Vikings stadium roof fall

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A report says the death of a construction worker atop the new Minnesota Vikings stadium last week happened after he slid down a roof, broke through a guardrail and fell to an elevated platform.

  • Rescue workers carry an injured fan from the stands at Turner Field during a baseball game between Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Atlanta. The fan fell from the upper deck into the lower-level stands and was given emergency medical treatment before being taken to a hospital. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game

    ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.

  • New Mexico volleyball team involved in bus crash in Texas

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Members of the New Mexico Military Institute’s girls college volleyball team suffered minor injuries when their bus crashed following a tournament in Texas.

  • AmeriCorps members stand as the colors are presented by the Biloxi Police and Fire Honor Guard during the Katrina Memorial Observance at MGM Park in downtown Biloxi, Miss.,  on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Community members, volunteers, public officials and first responders gathered to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. (Amanda McCoy /The Sun Herald via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT: MISSISSIPPI PRESS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT WLOX, LOCAL ONLINE OUT; GULFLIVE.COM OUT

    The Latest: Wreaths laid to remember Katrina victims

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):