CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes is being held alone in a cell in a southern Colorado prison, where he is more closely monitored and has fewer privileges than other inmates, officials confirmed Monday.
Music is such an important part of all of the papal events in Philadelphia, and one local company is making sure that every song that is played outdoors will sound just as beautiful as it does inside the great cathedrals.
Seattle's 53,000 public school students will be idled for a fifth day on Tuesday by a citywide teachers' strike after a marathon round of weekend contract talks between the union and school district failed to produce a settlement. Negotiations were set to resume on Monday afternoon, before striking teachers who had been walking picket lines at city high schools marched to district headquarters for a rally that coincided with the announcement of no classes on Tuesday. "I understand a lot of people are getting frustrated, and this seems to keep going," Stacy Howard, spokeswoman for Seattle Public Schools, told a news conference.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy agreed to limit its use of sonar and other training that inadvertently harms whales, dolphins and other marine mammals off Hawaii and California in a settlement with environmental groups approved Monday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Current and former officials defended Oklahoma's use of privately run prisons Monday following a weekend melee at one of the facilities that left four inmates dead and several others wounded.