Kathleen G. Kane, 50, The first woman elected Pennsylvania's top prosecutor has been sentenced to 10 to 23 months in jail for illegally disclosing details from a grand jury investigation to embarrass a rival and then lying about it under oath (Oct. 24).
Researchers are hoping they’ve found what’s causing some bird species’ beaks to grow twice as fast as normal. The disease is called avian keratin disorder. Affected birds grow beaks that are freakishly long and that sometimes curve up or down (Oct. 25).
MIAMI Fla. -- Today in History for Oct 25, 1962: Adalai Stevenson, US ambassadar to the United Nations Adlai Stevenson demands USSR UN rep. Valerian Zorin explain photographic evidence of Soviet-built missile bases in Cuba, stating in part: "I am prepared to wait for my answer until Hell freezes over."