Dawn Skorcik, left, of Marietta, Ga., and Dawn Barber, of Powder Springs, Ga., comfort each other while protesting outside of Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson, Ga., Tuesday evening, Sept. 29, 2015, before the execution of Kelly Gissendaner. Gissendaner was convicted of murder in the February 1997 slaying of her husband. She conspired with her lover, who stabbed Douglas Gissendaner to death. She is scheduled to die by lethal injection Tuesday night. (Ben Gray/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Only woman on Georgia’s death row is executed

Kelly Renee Gissendaner was pronounced dead by injection of pentobarbital at 12:21 a.m. at the state prison in Jackson. She was convicted of murder in the February 1997 slaying of her husband.

A monkey that escaped its owner’s home sits on top of a mailbox after Sanford police responded to a call that a monkey was eating mail out of the box in Sanford, Fla., Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. The monkey named Zeek, was eventually caught when his owner returned home a short time later. (Sanford Police Department via AP )

Monkey has fun on the loose in Orlando suburb

A monkey that escaped its owner’s home in an Orlando, Florida, suburb chewed on its neighbors’ mail, pulled molding off a police car and rocked back and forth on a street sign.

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows a crash test of a 2002 Honda CR-V, one of the models subject to a recall to repair faulty air bags. Honda on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 said it will expand a recall of cars with Takata driver's side air bags to all 50 states. (AP Photo/Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, File)

Takata air bag recalls could expand to 7 more companies

Seven more companies including electric car maker Tesla Motors could be facing recalls because they use air bag inflators made by Takata Corp., according to letters they received last week from U.S. safety regulators.

FILE - In this July 28, 2015 file photo, Joyce Mitchell raises her hand during a court appearance in Plattsburgh, N.Y.  Mitchell, the former New York prison employee who helped two killers escape from a maximum-security prison in June, said in an interview that aired Monday, Sept. 14, on NBC's "Today" show that she was depressed at the time and the inmates took advantage of what she called her "weakness." (Rob Fountain/The Press-Republican via AP, Pool, File)

Prison worker who helped 2 killers escape gets up to 7 years

A former prison worker who said she was in “way over” her head when she helped two murderers escape from a maximum-security lockup by providing them with tools was sentenced Monday to up to seven years behind bars.

File-In this file photo from Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, people wait to buy the new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices outside an Apple store in Hong Kong. Each year, Apple dazzles its devoted fans with faster, sleeker, more powerful iPhones with better cameras and a bevy of bells and whistles. So, what's to become of last year's model? Instead of sentencing it to a lonely existence in a desk drawer, there are plenty of ways to reuse, recycle or resell older phones. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Apple sells 13 million new iPhones in 3 days

Cupertino, California-based Apple Inc. says the phones will be available in 40 additional countries beginning Oct. 9 including Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain and Taiwan.

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2015 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio announces on Capitol Hill in Washington, that he will resign from Congress at the end of October. The gulf between tea party conservatives and establishment Republicans has gotten so big it just swallowed up the speaker of the House and may threaten the entire Republican Party and Congress itself.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Boehner: No government shutdown

Boehner’s announcement to resign comes days before government funding runs out at the end of the month.

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8 facts about the supermoon eclipse

During a supermoon, the moon is around 31,000 miles closer to the Earth at its closest point (perigee) than at its farthest point (apogee).

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Concert-goers injured after crowd rushes stage at festival

The city’s fire department, aided by fire departments in Scottsdale and Phoenix, came to the scene after getting reports that as many as 40 people were hurt at the event after concert-goers began rushing the stage.

In this photo provided by World Meeting of Families, Pope Francis kisses and blesses Michael Keating, 10, of Elverson, Pa after arriving in Philadelphia and exiting his car when he saw the boy, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, at Philadelphia International Airport. Keating has cerebral palsy and is the son of Chuck Keating, director of the Bishop Shanahan High School band that performed at Pope Francis' airport arrival. (Joseph Gidjunis/World Meeting of Families via AP)

At Philadelphia airport, pope kisses head of disabled boy

Francis apparently spied Michael Keating as he was being driven away from the plane. Ordering the Fiat to stop, Francis got out and walked over to the boy, put his hand on his head and kissed him as his sobbing mother looked on.