elephant
(Elizabeth M. Rogers/Wildlife Conservation Society via AP)
March 06, 2013

Elephant Poaching Pushes Species To Brink Of Extinction

A new study of Central African forest elephants has found their numbers down by 62 percent between 2002 and 2011. The study comes as governments and conservationists meet in Thailand to amend the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.


March 06, 2013

Indiana Falls to Ohio State in Big Ten Championship

Second-ranked Indiana failed to clinch its first outright Big Ten championship in two decades last night, dropping a 67-58 decision to visiting Ohio State on Senior Night in Bloomington.


A TSA illustration of knives that will be allowed on planes.
(TSA)
March 05, 2013

TSA Will Lift Ban Of Small Knives, Wiffle Ball Bats Aboard Planes

Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.


March 05, 2013

Dwight Prison to Close by Month’s End

The Associated Press has learned the Illinois women's prison in Dwight will close by March 31 after a complicated move of hundreds of inmates, including the temporary placement of 500 prisoners in gymnasiums.


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