Mississippi prison riot leaves guard dead at private facility holding illegal immigrants; No escapes (AP) BRANDON, Miss. - A prison guard was killed Sunday during a riot that also injured five other correctional officers and hurt three inmates at a privately run facility in Mississippi that holds illegal immigrants, authorities said. The riot began about ... 05/21/2012 - 10:31 pm | View Link
Mississippi prison riot leaves guard dead At least 17 prison employees were treated for various injuries and three inmates were hurt. The sheriff said the inmates hurt each other, with one getting stabbed and another had broken ribs. Bill Chandler, executive director of the Mississippi Immigrants ... 05/21/2012 - 6:17 pm | View Link
Sheriff says gang fight started Adams County prison riot that left guard dead, 20 injured A guard was beaten to death and at least 20 other people were injured. The riot began Sunday afternoon ... In 2004, inmates at a different CCA prison in Mississippi set fire to mattresses, clothing and a portable toilet. No injuries were reported. 05/21/2012 - 5:18 pm | View Link
Prison riot leaves guard dead, eight injured BRANDON -- A guard was killed and, at one point, hostages were taken during a riot at a Mississippi ... The five injured guards were taken to a hospital and treated for injuries that weren't considered life-threatening. The 2,567-bed prison in Natchez ... 05/21/2012 - 7:23 am | View Link
Mississippi prison riot leaves guard dead, 8 hurt A guard was killed and, at one point, hostages were taken during a riot at a Mississippi ... The five injured guards were taken to a hospital and treated for injuries that weren't considered life-threatening. The 2,567-bed prison in Natchez houses adult ... 05/21/2012 - 3:56 am | View Link
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Why are scientists so optimistic? The Kepler space telescope gets much of the credit. Before it was launched into orbit in 2009, astronomers couldn't be sure whether planets existed outside our solar system. The search for extraterrestrial life was mostly focused on our own solar system — on Mars and a number of moons around Jupiter and Saturn — and on an intergalactic eavesdropping project known as SETI (the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence).
1. Obama quietly approves expanded U. S. role in AfghanistanOver the past few weeks, President Barack Obama reportedly gave the go-ahead on new guidelines for U. S. missions in Afghanistan. The new orders will not affect the number of U. S. troops stationed in the country — total American forces in Afghanistan are expected to be lowered to 9,800 by the end of 2014 — but they will impact the scope of the remaining troops' missions.