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National & World Judge formally sentences James Holmes to life in prison Judge formally sentences James Holmes to life in prison
Colorado theater shooter James Holmes was formally sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday, more than three years after he carefully planned and executed a merciless attack on hundreds of defenseless moviegoers who were watching a midnight Batman premiere.
National & World 1st enlisted female sub sailors start training in Groton 1st enlisted female sub sailors start training in Groton
The first four of the female enlisted sailors selected for the Navy's "silent service" began training this week at submarine school in Groton, the latest milestone in the elimination of one of the U.S. military's few remaining gender barriers.
National & World Rival Koreas find a way to avoid disaster, reach deal
After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert the bloodshed they've been threatening each other with for weeks.
National & World Overtime for work on phones? Judge to decide in Chicago case Overtime for work on phones? Judge to decide in Chicago case
A federal judge is set to decide whether Chicago police officers should have received overtime pay for answering work-related calls and emails after hours, a case that could help clarify what it means for an employee to be off the clock in the age of smartphones.