Investigation finds major security lapses in prison breakout

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An investigation into the escape of two murderers from a northern New York prison last year concludes chronic staff complacency, complicitRead More

Assisted dying about to be legal in Canada

TORONTO (AP) — Doctor-assisted dying is about to become legal in Canada without clear legislation on how it would work. Canada’s Supreme Court last yearRead More

Tropical Storm Colin nears Florida; gov declares emergency

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Residents on Florida’s Gulf coast filled sandbags, schools closed early and graduation ceremonies were postponed as Gov. Rick Scott declared aRead More

Prosecutor: No charges against parents of boy who entered Cincinnati Zoo exhibit, resulting in gorilla’s shooting death

CINCINNATI (AP) —  An Ohio prosecutor says he isn’t seeking charges against the mother of a 3-year-old boy who got into the Cincinnati Zoo’s gorillaRead More

Charges expected against couple who had 276 dogs in home

HOWELL, N.J. (AP) — Charges are expected to be filed against a couple who had 276 dogs living in their bi-level home. Ross Licitra, executiveRead More

Biden unveiling public database for clinical data on cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is unveiling a public database for clinical data on cancer that aims to help researchers and doctors betterRead More

Events will mark anniversary of Charleston church shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — More than two dozen events over 12 days are planned to mark the anniversary of the South Carolina church shootings inRead More

Afghan president condemns killing of NPR reporters in south

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The president of Afghanistan on Monday condemned the killings of David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor for NationalRead More

Facebook founder’s Twitter account briefly hijacked

PARIS (AP) — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has briefly had his Twitter account hijacked. Screenshots preserved by the technology website Engadget appeared to show someoneRead More

More than 700,000 Hostess snack cakes recalled

(WHDH) – Hostess Brands is voluntarily recalling some of its snack cakes after its supplier announced undeclared peanut residue. The company is recalling more thanRead More