Chemical Weapons Inspectors Reach Syrian Town

By ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, Syrian state media reported Tuesday, after they had waited for days in the capital for permission from Syrian and Russian authorities. The fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition…

7 Inmates Dead, 17 Injured In South Carolina Prison Fighting

By MEG KINNARD , Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Seven inmates have been killed and at least 17 others seriously injured amid fighting between prisoners inside a maximum security prison in South Carolina. Prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon announced the grim outcome after State Law Enforcement Division agents helped secure Lee Correctional Institution around 3…