At this year's parade, active-duty military members will be wearing their uniforms for the first time. The Pentagon generally bans uniforms in nonmilitary parades. Though the exception applies only to this event, the parade's director called it "a giant leap in the right direction."
More than 2,000 turtles were in captivity at a northwest Georgia farm. Turtles are not known for their speed, but somehow, 1,600 of them got away. The farmer suspects vandals tore down the fences around his property.
At a suburban Denver movie theater, a gunman opened fire during a showing of the new Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises. At least 12 people were killed. Steve Inskeep talks to Dominic Bivins, who was inside the theater.
A gunman opened fire early Friday at a movie theater in a Denver suburb, killing at least 12 people and leaving at least 50 other injured, Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said. The violence occurred during The Dark Knight Rises.
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