Man at sea

Man says he ate birds, turtles in 13 months adrift

It's a story that almost defies belief: A man leaves Mexico in December 2012 for a day of shark fishing and ends up surviving 13 months on fish, birds and turtles before washing ashore on the remote Marshall Islands some 5,500 miles (8,800 kilometers) away.…
Kellan Smalley, in a unicorn head, from Bremerton Wash., drinks a beer outside MetLife Stadium before the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J.

‘Ultimate dream!’ Seattle celebrates Seahawks win

After waiting decades for a major sports championship, thousands of Seattleites took to the streets as fireworks popped, horns blared and flags waved following the Seahawks' decisive Super Bowl win.…
Classroom

Judge to rule soon on private school tax credits

A federal judge says he will rule quickly on whether to throw out a lawsuit challenging Alabama's new tax credits for families that move their children from failing public schools.…
Pumping gas

Ford, GM, Toyota fall with January temperatures

Frigid temperatures and snowy weather generally kept buyers away from auto showrooms last month, with Ford, General Motors, Toyota and Volkswagen all reporting declines from a year ago.…
Police lights

1 dead in robbery gone awry in Gadsden

Police in Gadsden arrested two men in connection with the shooting death of a man in a botched robbery attempt at an apartment complex.…