Stories for March 10, 2013
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- Officials in San Diego County say a 42-year-old man fell to the bottom of a 35-foot well where he spent two hours before being pulled out unconscious.
An estimated 80,000 American prisoners spend 23 hours a day in closed isolation units for 10, 20 or even more than 30 years.
Our country needs more people with science, math, and engineering degrees -- at least, that is common refrain among politicians and educators.
Maryland is about to become the 18th state to abolish the death penalty.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky launched a nationwide conversation last week with his 13-hour filibuster of the president's nominee to lead the CIA.
There are only about 1,000 people of pure Hawaiian descent left in the world, but island residents are cooking up an idea to keep native island culture from fading away. The key ingredient? Reviving a starchy food called poi.