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2 Convicted Murderers, Rapist Escape Indiana Prison

Two convicted killers and a third man have escaped the maximum-security Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, and authorities say all three men should be considered dangerous.

Two Held in Murder of Fla. Couple With 16 Kids

Two men being held on murder charges in a wealthy Florida couple's killings went to their house intending to rob it, according to arrest warrants.

Minn. Mom Says MIssing Son, 20, Killed in Somalia

A 20-year-old man believed by his family to have been killed in his native Somalia "had no clue" what the country was really like when he left his home in Minneapolis to fight there.

Obama Orders Review of Mass Grave

President orders probe into reports allies responsible for deaths of thousands of Taliban POWs in Afghanistan • Afghan Bomb Blasts Kill Two U.S. Marines

Thunderstorm Delays Launch of Space Shuttle

Thunderstorms have forced NASA to delay Sunday evening's launch of space shuttle Endeavour.

Car Bomb Kills 4 Outside Church in Iraq

A car bomb exploded near a church as worshippers left Sunday Mass, killing at least four civilians and injuring 18 in one of several attacks on Iraq's beleaguered Christian minority.

Senators Predict Health Plan Delay

Lawmakers say health overhaul unlikely by August deadline, as Congress turns attention to other priorities

Church Bus Crash Kills 1 in Mississippi, 23 Hurt

A bus carrying a church youth group from Louisiana to Georgia flipped Sunday on Interstate 20 in Mississippi, killing one person and injuring 23 others, a coroner said.

Standoff Ends as Gunman Trades Bullets for Cigarettes

No reports of shots, but SWAT team, hostage negotiators on scene.

Torched Topless Coffee Shop's Owner Wants to Rebuild

Owner of Grand View Topless Coffee Shop will apply to build a new structure, might ask for operating changes when he appears before Vassalboro, Maine, Planning Board on Tuesday.