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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

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

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

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.