October 27th, 2010
02:22 AM ET

Arizona executes convicted killer Jeffrey Landrigan

The state of Arizona executed convicted killer Jeffrey Landrigan late Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for the lethal injection.

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October 27th, 2010
01:26 AM ET

Alaska's untapped oil reserves estimate lowered 90 percent

The U.S. Geological Survey says a revised estimate for the amount of conventional, undiscovered oil in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska is a fraction of a previous estimate.

The group estimates about 896 million barrels of such oil are in the reserve, about 90 percent less than a 2002 estimate of 10.6 billion barrels.

The new estimate is mainly due to the incorporation of new data from recent exploration drilling revealing gas occurrence rather than oil in much of the area, the geological survey said.

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October 27th, 2010
12:37 AM ET

Search for missing plane continues in Wyoming

More ground searchers will be deployed Wednesday as authorities in Wyoming look for a small plane that dropped off radar.

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