SeaWorld: Tilikum, orca that killed trainer, has died

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tilikum the orca has died after more than two decades at SeaWorld Orlando, where he gained notoriety for killing a trainer in 2010 and was later profiled in a documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity.

  • Written by MIKE SCHNEIDER and JENNIFER KAY , Associated Press

US approves fix for some Volkswagen diesels

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen will soon be able to repair some of its diesel cars so they meet U.S. emissions standards.

  • Written by DEE-ANN DURBIN , AP Auto Writer

Police: 5 dead, 8 wounded in shooting at Florida airport

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale airport Friday, killing five people and wounding eight before being taken into custody, officials said. The attack spread panic and sent passengers streaming from the airport.

  • Written by DAVID FISCHER , Associated Press