Tuesday, January 21, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Escaped Idaho prisoners captured, Omaha plant explosion, and Japan dolphin hunt

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About 1,000 people attended the Unity March yesterday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are some photos from the event. (S-R)

The prisoners who escaped from the North Idaho Correctional Institution were captured in Walla Walla. (KXLY)

The family of missing North Idaho teenager Dylan Parker is now offering a $10,000 reward for new information on his whereabouts. (KHQ)


The Chicago Archdiocese released thousands of documents showing that church officials were slow to respond to sexual abuse allegations against 30 priests. (NYT)

An explosion at an International Nutrition plant in Omaha, Neb., yesterday killed two workers and injured 10 others. Investigators are still determining the cause of the blast. (ABC)

Japan's annual dolphin hunt concluded today amid criticism from environmentalists and U.S. ambassador Caroline Kennedy. About 40 dolphins were killed. (Christian Science Monitor)


Katy Perry has important concerns about extraterrestrials that she'd like to discuss with President Obama, but the timing "just hasn't been appropriate yet." So yeah. (The Hill) 

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