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1 escaped prisoner shot, killed; other remains at large

1 escaped prisoner shot, killed; other remains at large »Play Video
This combination made from photos released by the New York State Police shows inmates David Sweat, left, and Richard Matt. Authorities on Saturday, June 6, 2015 said Sweat, 34, and Matt, 48, both convicted murderers, escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y. (New York State Police)

Police shot and killed one of the prison inmates at large for 3 weeks. The other man remains at large.

'From this day forward, it will simply be marriage'

'From this day forward, it will simply be marriage' »Play Video
Bruce Carlson and Matt Friday, the first couple to legally marry in Oregon in 2014.

A crowd outside the Sumpreme Court exploded into chants, songs and hug to celebrate the justices ruling that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states.

Pedestrian hit by gunfire near intersection of I-5 and I-90

Pedestrian hit by gunfire near intersection of I-5 and I-90
Troopers search the area around the intersection with guns drawn. June 26, 2015.
A man was shot late Friday morning while walking near the intersection of Interstate 5 and Interstate 90 in Seattle, the Washington State Patrol reports.

This yours? Seattle Police post pics of items recovered in bust

This yours? Seattle Police post pics of items recovered in bust »Play Video
Photos courtesy of the Seattle Police Department.
Seattle police say they've nabbed the ringleader of a prolific burglary ring, and now they're trying to reunite hundreds of stolen items with their rightful owners.

President's 'my house' joke draws backlash

President's 'my house' joke draws backlash

President Obama’s remarks during a Pride Month reception at the White House made headlines Wednesday evening, but not for a reason you’d expect.

 

Years of red tape between Boston bomber and execution

Years of red tape between Boston bomber and execution »Play Video
In this March 5, 2015 file courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, center, is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad, left, and Judy Clarke, right, during his federal death penalty trial in Boston.

As Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to his victims and their families in court Wednesday, several questions loomed about when and how his death sentence will be carried out. 

Washington man accused of operating 'farm of neglect'

Washington man accused of operating 'farm of neglect' »Play Video

A Clallam County man is under investigation for animal abuse after multiple carcasses were found around his home and barnyard.

5 things Obama said in podcast besides the n-word

5 things Obama said in podcast besides the n-word »Play Video

While much attention is focused on President Barack Obama’s use of the n-word during a podcast interview with comedian Marc Maron that was posted Monday morning, some are complaining that the controversy over the word obscures the point about racism that Obama was making when he said it.

World's first commercially available luxury tank unveiled

World's first commercially available luxury tank unveiled
The world’s first luxury tank – the Ripsaw EV2 Extreme Luxury Tank. June 18, 2015.
If you happen to be a motor enthusiast with a soft-spot for 'extreme off-road recreation', here's some great news for you. The world's first luxury tank - the Ripsaw EV2 Extreme Luxury Tank can be yours.

Judge: Church shooting suspect's family also 'victims'

Judge: Church shooting suspect's family also 'victims' »Play Video
This photo provided by Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof.

Family members of victims of Wednesday’s Charleston, South Carolina church shooting made powerful statements of forgiveness at the alleged gunman’s first court appearance Friday, but it was something said by the judge that has drawn the attention, and outrage, of many observers.

Photos: Children in Milan aim to build tallest LEGO tower

Photos: Children in Milan aim to build tallest LEGO tower
MILAN, Italy -- Children in Milan are using thousands of LEGO bricks to construct what is expected to become the tallest LEGO tower in the world. It's for the occasion, and with the patronage of EXPO 2015, that adults and children of all ages are now invited to join a fun, creative and truly breathtaking LEGO play experience by helping build the tower. (June 19, 2015 / Credit: IPA/WENN.com)
Children in Milan, Italy, are using thousands of LEGO bricks to construct what is expected to become the tallest LEGO tower in the world.

It's for the occasion, and with the patronage of EXPO 2015, that adults and children of all ages are now invited to join a fun, creative and truly breathtaking LEGO play experience by helping build the tower.

Photos: International Sand Sculptures Festival in Bulgaria

The International Sand Sculptures Festival is in the town of Ruse, Northeast of the Bulgarian capital Sofia. It's the first time this Bulgarian town has hosted the festival with more than 50 competitors entering from the likes of the United States, Canada, Russia, the UK and Japan.