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30 teens escape from Nashville detention center
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. By late Tuesday, eight were still on the run.... 9/2/2014 9:37 PM

It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat
NEW YORK (AP) -- Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.... 9/2/2014 7:16 PM

Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated
PHOENIX (AP) -- An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.... 9/2/2014 9:58 PM

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins
DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit's bankruptcy trial has adjourned for the day and will resume in the morning.... 9/2/2014 8:58 PM

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.... 9/2/2014 5:49 AM

Double mastectomy doesn't boost survival for most
CHICAGO (AP) -- Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumor, a large study suggests. The results raise concerns about riskier, potentially unnecessary operations that increasing numbers of women are choosing.... 9/2/2014 8:06 PM

Mom of autistic girl pleads guilty to child abuse
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- A northern Michigan woman accused of trying to kill her autistic 14-year-old daughter after describing in an online blog the family's struggles to raise her pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree child abuse.... 9/2/2014 9:55 PM

Memo: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food and medical care. Other claims about treatment of the children are still under review, according to the Homeland Security Department.... 9/2/2014 8:40 PM

Princeton worker put on leave over medical pot
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist who said he was told to choose between his job and using medical marijuana is on paid leave as the university works to figure out accommodations for his disability.... 9/2/2014 10:08 PM

Revel casino follows Showboat, closes its doors
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Atlantic City's newest casino - and its biggest, costliest flop - went out with barely a whimper.... 9/2/2014 9:29 PM