August 1st, 2010
10:06 PM ET

Authorities capture one of three escaped convicts in Colorado

One of three convicted killers who escaped from an Arizona prison was captured Sunday in Rifle, Colorado, and authorities are on the lookout for a silver Volkswagen Jetta the remaining escapees may be driving, according to corrections officials.

Daniel Renwick, 36, was spotted driving a brown Chevy Blazer by a Rifle police officer who gave chase, Arizona Department of Corrections Director Charles Ryan told CNN Radio. Gunshots were exchanged, and Renwick was ultimately taken into custody.

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Filed under: Arizona • Colorado • Crime
August 1st, 2010
07:33 PM ET

More rain for hard-hit Pakistan; no heat relief for Moscow

The death toll from flooding in Pakistan has grown to more than 1,000 people, according to government officials. Unfortunately a monsoonal trough will spread additional rain from India into the country Monday and Tuesday.

The worst of the flooding over the past week has occurred in northwestern Pakistan, where some locations received as much as 10 times their monthly average in just 48 hours.

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August 1st, 2010
04:48 PM ET

Chelsea Clinton weds longtime beau in New York

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton and longtime beau Marc Mezvinsky were wed Saturday "in a beautiful ceremony at Astor Courts," a 50-acre estate in Rhinebeck, New York, according to her parents.

"We could not have asked for a more perfect day to celebrate the beginning of their life together, and we are so happy to welcome Marc into our family," former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a statement. "On behalf of the newlyweds, we want to give special thanks to the people of Rhinebeck for welcoming us and to everyone for their well-wishes on this special day."

The confirmation by the Clintons put to rest a slew of speculation on where and when the nuptials would take place.

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton • New York
August 1st, 2010
04:45 PM ET

Allen 'satisfied' with dispersant use in Gulf oil disaster

Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, who is overseeing the federal response to the BP oil spill, said Sunday that he is "satisfied" with the amount of dispersants that have been used to clean up the disaster, saying crews have used them only when needed.

Allen's comments were in response to new documents released by a congressional subcommittee that indicate Coast Guard officials allowed BP to use excessive amounts of chemical dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Filed under: Environment • Gulf Coast Oil Spill
August 1st, 2010
05:03 AM ET

Ammonia pump fails on space station

Warning alarms awakened crew members on the International Space Station after problems were detected in one of its ammonia-fed cooling loops, NASA said Sunday.

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August 1st, 2010
02:23 AM ET

Documents: Dispersants used excessively in Gulf

New documents released by a congressional subcommittee indicate that Coast Guard officials allowed BP to use excessive amounts of chemical dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Filed under: BP • Gulf Coast Oil Spill