Amanda Knox: Free At Last. In Pictures, Videos, Tweets

By Candace Dempsey, author of Murder in Italy, the true story of Amanda Knox. We suffered in Seattle, as we awaited the final verdict in Amanda Knox case.  Seattle is her hometown. We never dreamed that she and Raffaele Sollecito would be released by the Italian Supreme Court, after 7 long years. They faced more than 24 years in prison each, for the murder of Meredith Kercher. Drifter Rudy Guede is serving 16 years for slashing her to death. He is the lone killer.

Basta, finito, the two college students are free forever. Click on the slideshow to see the final days of the Amanda Knox case as it played out in real time. It truly is the story with 1001 twists.
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Yosemite: U.S. Climbers, World's Hardest Free Climb

By Candace Dempsey

Up or up? That's the choice tonight on Yosemite's glorious El Capitan for two U.S. free climbers (ropes, no gadgets). Will they make mountaineering history or ...? Working on a dream here.

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