Our early headlines were:
-- After The Execution: Relief For Victim's Mom; Anguish For Davis' Supporters
-- Backburner Or Frontburner? Views Vary On Palestinian Strategy At UN
Other news that's making headlines:
Originally published on Mon September 26, 2011 11:47 am
The Associated Press says Palestinians remain "undeterred in U.N. statehood bid" despite a U.S. plan to use its Security Council veto to block a move by Palestinian leaders for U.N. membership as a state.
In Forest Falls, Calif., 12-year-old Kara Jackson walked into her family's kitchen and found a bear had wandered inside. Home alone, and lacking a weapon, Jackson clapped as loudly as she could, and scared off the bear.
Now that the execution of convicted cop killer Troy Davis has been carried out in Georgia, the morning-after stories are focusing on the controversy over his punishment and the effect the case has had on all those involved.
Stomper the bear is the mascot for the Lake Erie Crushers, a minor league baseball team in Ohio. Someone stole the bear's head from a storage closet. The mascot missed the Crushers' final home games.