Gators contaminated by massive diesel spill get scrubbing, teeth cleaned

Wildlife rehabilitators are decontaminating dozens of alligators, scrubbing their hides and brushing their teeth with Dawn dish soap after a pipeline rupture dumped 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel into a Louisiana wetland. 78 gators have been rescued so far, but more than 100 animals have been found dead in the area.

Judge weighs pausing Georgia spaceport land deal for voters

Opponents of a planned commercial spaceport on the Georgia coast asked a judge Tuesday to stop local officials from buying land for the commercial launchpad as they seek a special election that would let voters decide whether the deal should happen.