New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) ? A prison worker who was "in over her head" with two inmates convicted of murder tearfully pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of aiding them by smuggling hacksaw blades and other tools to the pair, who broke out and spent three weeks on the run.
Mexico coach Herrera fired after claim he punched reporter
End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ? The lifting of the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay adult leaders prompted some gay Eagle Scouts to quickly rejoin the movement on Tuesday. But the Mormon church ? the nation's largest sponsor of Scout units ? warned that it may split away to form a global scouting organization of its own.
Boy who lost limbs to infection gets double-hand transplant
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Father: Colorado theater shooter is an 'excellent kid'
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) ? The father of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes said Tuesday that he didn't know his son suffered from mental illness before he attacked the audience at a Batman movie, killing 12 people three years ago.
Stocks end skid on strong earnings, more stability in China
Oklahoma day care closes after reports of sunburned childrenVINITA, Okla. (AP) ? A day care center in northeast Oklahoma shut its doors Tuesday after a mother reported her two young sons were severely sunburned during an outing to a local water park
Official says Christian retreat heartbroken over stabbings
Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.