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T. J. Lane listens during court proceedings in Geauga County Common Pleas Court in Chardon, Ohio.

Escaped School Shooter Captured Near Ohio Prison

NATIONAL | By Mark Gillispie and John Seewer | Sep 12
A teenager convicted of killing three students at an Ohio high school scrambled over a fence to escape a state prison with two other prisoners and was captured nearly six hours later hiding by a church early Friday, authorities said.

Barry Beck and Kimberly Ray

Fired NY Radio Hosts Who Made Anti-Trans Comments Return

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 12
The two radio hosts from Rochester, N.Y., who apologized earlier this year after they were fired for using anti-trans language on the air, are now back on the air waves.

Federal Court Rejects Challenge to NJ Conversion Therapy Ban

NATIONAL | Sep 12
New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy was upheld by a federal appeals court on Thursday, though the three-judge panel took issue with a key aspect of a lower court's ruling.

Arizona Man Seeks Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

NATIONAL | By Jacques Billeaud | Sep 12
A judge will hear arguments Friday over whether a same-sex marriage that took place in July is valid in Arizona.

'Duck Dynasty' Patriarch Calls AIDS God's Punishment

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Sep 12
In an attempt to motivate people to read his book "UnPhiltered," "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson is at it again with his latest anti-gay comments.

NOM's Brian Brown

NOM Still Tries to Take Down Oregon's Gay Marriage Law

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 11
The National Organization for Marriage just won't stop.

Sarah Palin and Family Reportedly Involved in Drunken Brawl

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 11
Several news sources report that former GOP vice presidential hopeful and half-term governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin and her family were involved in a drunken melee outside of Anchorage last weekend.

A signed note can get women into screenings better

Personal Connections Increase Breast Cancer Screening Rates

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 11
Recent news from the ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium shows that a signed letter from a physician can go a long way toward bringing in patients for regular breast cancer screenings.

Karen Dilworth rocks the 'windblown' look

Florida Woman Caught "Torquing It" on Parked Motorcycle

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 11
A Florida woman searching for the true meaning of the term "crotch rocket" was busted on the evening September 6 when neighbors caught her masturbating on a motorcycle, which was parked in her garage with the door open.

Jose Colon, of New York, looks up at 1 World Trade Center.

9/11 Commemoration Begins With Bell Toll

NATIONAL | By Rachelle Blidner and Jonathan Lemire | Sep 11
With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack.