The defense for James Holmes, the man accused of shooting 12 people in Aurora, Colorado, hoped to keep his college records out of the case. But on Wednesday, a judge ruled Holmes' records fair game for prosecutors.
On Monday and Tuesday five wolves were killed in Wisconsin, at the start of the state's first wolf harvest. Despite protests by animal rights groups, Wisconsin hunters will be allowed to kill 201 wolves this winter.
Occupy Des Moines plans to protest at the headquarters of the World Food Prize this week. They say the organization, which recognizes efforts at reducing world hunger, is focused on corporate agriculture and profits.
Zumba scandal: A judge allowed the release Tuesday of more information about 21 men issued summons for allegedly paying for sex with a Zumba dance instructor in Kennebunk, Maine. A former South Portland mayor was on the list of male clients in the Zumba scandal.
Maine earthquake: The 4.0 temblor hit around 7:12 p.m. Tuesday and its epicenter was about 20 miles west of Portland, Maine. The Maine earthquake shook buildings and rattled dishes, but caused no injuries or serious damage.
Candy Crowley was the first woman to moderate a presidential debate in 20 years. She stepped into the debate to correct a Mitt Romney statement about Libya. Democrats hailed Candy Crowley's intercession, while many Republicans called it out of line.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney used the first debate to turn his campaign around, while President Barack Obama lost ground. Tuesday night's debate, the second of three, will provide Obama with the opportunity for a rematch.