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Gov. Cuomo: Inmates had sights on Mexico but ride backed out
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Two convicted murderers who eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks planned to drive to Mexico after escaping prison but ended up walking toward Canada when their ride backed out - finally splitting up in their final days of freedom, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.... 6/29/2015 9:05 PM

Mourners recall SC shooting victim in funeral at church
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The day she was killed along with eight others during Bible study at a South Carolina church, Myra Thompson achieved her goal of becoming a minister... 6/29/2015 8:12 PM

Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was dawn in the cellblocks of Dannemora, time for a round of bed checks on the convicted killers, rapists and other criminals held behind the stark 19th-century walls. Guards went along the lattice of light-green bars in A Block, where well-behaved prisoners are held.... 6/29/2015 6:21 PM

California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.... 6/29/2015 11:58 PM

WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business
PARIS (AP) -- WikiLeaks has released documents that it says show that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on France's top finance officials and high-stakes French export bids over a decade in what the group called targeted economic espionage.... 6/29/2015 8:45 PM

A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive
When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s.... 6/29/2015 8:03 PM

Recent spike in shark attacks reported off Carolinas coast
Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It's mainly because so many people are getting in the water.... 6/29/2015 9:02 PM

'Mind blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington state
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) -- From just across the Wenatchee River, Dominick Bonny watched a whole neighborhood in his central Washington town burn as a wildfire destroyed two dozen homes and forced hundreds to flee.... 6/29/2015 10:26 PM

Transgender immigration detainees may be housed by gender
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- Immigration authorities will consider housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with in the wake of criticism about detention conditions for the population, officials said on Monday.... 6/29/2015 11:02 PM

A first: New guidelines back device for treating strokes
Many stroke patients have a new treatment option (AP) -- if they seek help fast enough to get it. New guidelines endorse using a removable stent to open clogged arteries causing a stroke.... 6/29/2015 8:36 PM



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