October 2, 2013/United States

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Wednesday - October 2, 2013
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This is the Daily Summary of all the events for Wednesday, October 2, 2013 within the United States of America.

Arts and culture[edit]

American author Tom Clancy, best known for his military thriller novels, dies at the age of 66. (The New York Times)

Disasters and accidents[edit]

An accident involving a church bus, a tractor-trailer, and an SUV on I-40 in Jefferson County, Tennessee, leaves eight dead and 14 injured. (NBC)

Law and crime[edit]

Silk Road Shutdown[edit]

Law enforcement in the U.S. shuts down "Silk Road," an internet marketplace for various illegal activities including the illicit drug trade, and arrests its alleged principal, Ross Ulbricht. (Reuters)

Michael Jackson negligance case[edit]

The jury in the Michael Jackson Estate vs. AEG Live court case finds AEG Live not guilty of negligence in hiring musician Michael Jackson's physician Conrad Murray. Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in 2011. (Sky News)

In Congress[edit]

For the summary of the actions and events that occurred in Congress today. For a summary of the actions in the House click here, and for a summary of the actions in the Senate click here.




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