World Food Programme Ambassador singer Christina Aguilera (L) and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pose for a photo next to this year’s McGovern Awards that were given to Aguilera and David Novak of Yum Brands, for their help fighting global hunger, on October 3, 2012, at the US Department of State in Washington, DC.
- In a landmark prison reform decision, California has agreed to a settlement that will effectively end indefinite solitary confinement in the state. ›
- Los Angeles has officially been selected as the American candidate city to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. ›
- Missouri executed Roderick Nunley Tuesday night for a 1989 rape and murder. It was the state's sixth execution this year, and the nation's 20th. ›