Two hundred sailors raided an upscale apartment complex and killed one of Mexico's top kingpins in a two-hour gunbattle Wednesday, one of the biggest victories yet in President Felipe Calderon's drug war.
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that a 9-year-old boy living in Brazil should be returned to his American father, but the case will likely be appealed again, officials said. U.S Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton praised the decision.
UNDATED - Education leaders want to change the way state universities raise tuition.
A panel that is looking to revamp Louisiana's public college system suggested that lawmakers give up the majority of their authority over tuition hikes.