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Eating meat hurts the Earth

Eating meat hurts the Earth

Before we jump into a debate about the environmental costs of eating meat, here are three things you should know:
We are killing ourselves with antib...

We are killing ourselves with antibiotics

Martin Blaser says the overuse of antibiotics threatens to deplete our bodies of "good" microbes, leaving us vulnerable to an unstoppable plague--an "antibiotic winter."
The week in 33 photos

The week in 33 photos

Ex-cop: Nostalgia locked me up for ...

Ex-cop: Nostalgia locked me up for life

"Nostalgia" and flimsy evidence led to guilty verdicts in the nation's oldest cold case ever solved, according to the man serving a life sentence for kidnapping and murdering a neighbor's child in 1957.
Royals make friends Down Under

Royals make friends Down Under

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge embark on a Royal Tour of New Zealand and Australia.
15 quirky hotels around the world

15 quirky hotels around the world

Why stay in a humdrum hotel when you can sleep in a sewer pipe in Austria?

FoxNews

Republicans warn feds could be eyei...

Republicans warn feds could be eyeing massive land grab in Texas

TEXAS OFFICIALS, including Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, left, are raising alarm that the Bureau of Land Management, on the heels of its dust-up with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, might be eyeing a massive land grab in northern Texas.Nevada rancher and former Shoshone chief's war with BLM predates Bundy standoffFormer Labor secretary Reich blasts BundyVIDEO: Cliven Bundy takes on Nevada ranch rhetoric
GASOLINE GREENER? Study says gas be...
NEW IRS CONTROVERSY? Report: Staff ...

NEW IRS CONTROVERSY? Report: Staff with conduct, tax issues still got awards

ASSASSIN FLYExtinct deadly bug spec...
'BIG PART' OF FUTURE?FAA-approved l...

'BIG PART' OF FUTURE?FAA-approved labs test drones for use in US skies

Supreme Court OKs Mich. affirmative...

Supreme Court OKs Mich. affirmative action ban- Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens proposes changes to Constitution

MSNBC

Obama praises Oso after deadly muds...

Obama praises Oso after deadly mudslide

Social media draws fighters

Social media draws fighters

Video: Sherpas mull boycott

Video: Sherpas mull boycott

Arctic 'quack' explained

Arctic 'quack' explained

Hotels embrace tiny homes

Hotels embrace tiny homes

Video: Bulldogs steal spotlight

Video: Bulldogs steal spotlight

USA TODAY

Owners of doomed ferry barred from ...

Owners of doomed ferry barred from leaving South Korea

More than 140 bodies have been found and nearly 200 people are still missing.
5 things you need to know Wednesday

5 things you need to know Wednesday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.
Missouri executes inmate convicted ...

Missouri executes inmate convicted of killing farming couple in 1993

William Rousan was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993.
Recruits trending older in U.S. mil...

Recruits trending older in U.S. military

Higher age at induction is a plus for military because older recruits tend to stay in longer
Man who made machine guns sentenced...

Man who made machine guns sentenced to 10 years

Police found about 175 firearms at the home of Jackie Richardson.
Group: Deadly asteroids more freque...

Group: Deadly asteroids more frequent than thought

A city could be reduced to ruins by a boulder that could fit inside a soccer field.

Washington Post

2014 NBA playoffs: Wizards head hom...

2014 NBA playoffs: Wizards head home with 2-0 series lead on the Bulls after win in overtime

CHICAGO ? The Washington Wizards had to wait six years to get back to the postseason. But they only needed two games to really get introduced to playoff basketball, with more physical play, short tempers and extreme rallies. In the intense cauldron of United Center ? a place that has devoured more seasoned units ? the Wizards refused to relent after watching a 17-point lead turn into a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter and didn?t crumble when they were betrayed by free throws and calls that went against them.

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U.S. to partially resume military a...

U.S. to partially resume military aid to Egypt

The United States has decided to resume delivery of Apache helicopters to Egypt, the Pentagon announced late Tuesday, backtracking on a decision officials made last summer following the country?s military coup and its violent aftermath.

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Lawsuit says FBI uses no-fly list i...

Lawsuit says FBI uses no-fly list in bid to recruit Muslim informants

Awais Sajjad, a lawful permanent U.S. resident living in the New York area, learned he was on the no-fly list in September 2012 after he tried to board a flight to Pakistan at John F. Kennedy International Airport and was turned back.

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Nats Journal: Albert Pujols hits ca...

Nats Journal: Albert Pujols hits career home run No. 500 off Taylor Jordan

In the fifth inning of Tuesday?s game against the Angels, fans at Nationals Park witnessed a moment of baseball history. Albert Pujols hit the 500th home run of his career, a towering two-run shot into the center field seats off Nationals right-handed starter Taylor Jordan. He became the 26th player in history to hit 500 home runs.

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Army general disciplined over misha...

Army general disciplined over mishandling of sexual-assault case in Japan

The sexual misconduct complaints piled up on the desk of Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr., the commander of U.S. Army forces in Japan. A colonel on his staff had been accused of having an affair with a subordinate, of drunken and inappropriate behavior with other women at a military club and lastly, of sexual assault.

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Navy to award contract for Marine O...

Navy to award contract for Marine One helicopter fleet in shadow of previous failure

The last time the Pentagon tried to upgrade the president?s coolest ride ? the fleet of helicopters that drop him at his doorstep on the South Lawn of the White House ? it didn?t go well. Costs doubled. Delays sparked ridicule, then outrage. And President Obama, then just a few weeks in office, said it was ?an example of the procurement process gone amok? before defense officials killed the program outright.

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Reuters

China PMI as predicted, Aussie drop...

China PMI as predicted, Aussie drops after data

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stock markets were little moved on Wednesday after a Chinese manufacturing survey met expectations, but the Australian dollar plunged to a two-week low after data showed surprisingly low inflation in that country's economy.
China Resources (Holdings) appoints...

China Resources (Holdings) appoints new chairman, replacing Song

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Resources (Holdings) Co Ltd has appointed a new chairman with immediate effect, replacing Song Lin who is being investigated by Chinese authorities, the firm said in a statement on Wednesday.
China factory activity shrinks for ...

China factory activity shrinks for fourth month

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory activity shrank for the fourth straight month in April, signaling economic weakness into the second quarter, a preliminary survey showed on Wednesday, although the pace of decline eased helped by policy steps to arrest the slowdown.
Valeant, Ackman offer to buy Botox ...

Valeant, Ackman offer to buy Botox maker Allergan for $47 billion

(Reuters) - Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said on Tuesday it and activist investor Bill Ackman made an unsolicited $47 billion bid to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc as it seeks to become one of the world's five biggest drug companies.
GM seeks U.S. court protection agai...

GM seeks U.S. court protection against ignition lawsuits

(Reuters) - General Motors Co filed a motion in a U.S. court to enforce a bar on lawsuits stemming from ignition defects in cars sold before its 2009 bankruptcy as it fights proposed class action litigation that seeks to set aside the restriction.
Wal-Mart to report how compliance t...

Wal-Mart to report how compliance targets impacted executive pay: WSJ

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is set to report as soon as Wednesday on how its executives performed on their goals to overhaul compliance operations and how that affected their pay, the Wall Street Journal reported.

ABC

Missouri Executes Inmate for 1993 F...

Missouri Executes Inmate for 1993 Farm Slaying

Missouri executes inmate William Rousan, who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993
Jet Stowaway Teen Said He Ran Away ...

Jet Stowaway Teen Said He Ran Away After Argument With Parents

The teenager who miraculously survived a five-hour journey in the unpressurized wheel well of a jetliner told an airport official in Hawaii that he ran away from home because he was angry about an argument he had with his stepmother and his dad, the official told ABC News today.
15 Natural Back Pain Remedies

15 Natural Back Pain Remedies

Talk to your doc about these 15 expert-approved natural back pain remedies, and find out if they are safe and appropriate for you.
How People Make Big Bucks off Viral...

How People Make Big Bucks off Viral Videos

A Canadian man kicked in the face by a train conductor caught the painful strike on camera and could become hundreds of thousands of dollars richer.
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 150 as Searc...

SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 150 as Search Gets Tougher

SKorea ferry toll hits 150 as search gets tougher; divers break cabin walls to reach victims
Former Iron Curtain Still Barrier f...

Former Iron Curtain Still Barrier for Deer

Deer on Czech-German border still respect former Iron Curtain 25 years after fall of communism

BBC

US threatens more Russia sanctions

US threatens more Russia sanctions

US Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington will impose further sanctions on Russia if it does not de-escalate tensions in east Ukraine.
Survivor's regret over ferry studen...

Survivor's regret over ferry students

A survivor of the South Korean ferry that capsized last week says he saw students trapped inside the vessel's cafeteria as it capsized.
Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes

Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes

Violent protests break out in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young man allegedly beaten by police.
US president embarks on Asia tour

US president embarks on Asia tour

US President Barack Obama departs for a tour of Asia aimed at reassuring allies of his commitment to the region, amid rumbling tensions.
Future of the net debated in Brazil

Future of the net debated in Brazil

Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed.
Blair warns West over radical Islam

Blair warns West over radical Islam

Tony Blair will warn Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.

New York Times

Justices Skeptical of Aereo?s Busin...

Justices Skeptical of Aereo?s Business

Television broadcasters are challenging Aereo, an Internet start-up that uses arrays of small antennas to stream over-the-air signals to subscribers.
Panel Orders Four to Testify in Geo...

Panel Orders Four to Testify in George Washington Bridge Inquiry

A New Jersey legislative committee has issued subpoenas to two current and former aides to Gov. Chris Christie and two Port Authority officials.
Rapfogel to Plead Guilty in Scheme ...

Rapfogel to Plead Guilty in Scheme to Steal Millions From Charity

William E. Rapfogel, a community leader, is expected to plead guilty in a scheme to steal millions from the Metropolitan New York Council on Jewish Poverty.
DealBook: Appeal Judges Hint at Dou...

DealBook: Appeal Judges Hint at Doubts in Insider Case

A panel signaled it might overturn the convictions of two former traders, which would represent a crack in a campaign by Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan, against insider trading at hedge funds.
Scrutiny Over Photos Said to Tie Ru...

Scrutiny Over Photos Said to Tie Russia Units to Ukraine

Questions have arisen about the images submitted by Ukraine and cited by the United States as evidence of Moscow?s military intentions.
Consultant to Scrutinize Detroit Pl...

Consultant to Scrutinize Detroit Plan

The federal judge handling Detroit?s bankruptcy case has hired a Boston-based adviser to assess the city?s recovery plan.

WallStreet Journal

Justices Wrestle With Aereo TV Suit

Justices Wrestle With Aereo TV Suit

Supreme Court justices expressed unease with online-video startup Aereo, but they also voiced concerns about the consequences of ruling for the broadcasters that are challenging the legality of the service.
Record Junk-Bond Sale Readied

Record Junk-Bond Sale Readied

A French cable operator is preparing what could be the largest junk-bond sale in history?a sign of investors' ravenous appetite for risk.
JetBlue Pilots Vote to Unionize

JetBlue Pilots Vote to Unionize

The pilots at JetBlue Airways voted to unionize, ending the carrier's status as one of the last nonunion airlines in the U.S.
Wall Street Leads Asia Higher

Wall Street Leads Asia Higher

Asian stocks mostly rose Wednesday, bolstered by a rally on Wall Street, but Hong Kong and Shanghai lost ground following some disappointing corporate earnings.
China Manufacturing Activity Remain...

China Manufacturing Activity Remains Weak

A still-weak but relatively stable outlook for factory activity in China could ease pressure on Beijing to step up targeted stimulus measures.
Judges Consider What Defines Inside...

Judges Consider What Defines Insider Trading

A panel of federal appeals-court judges signaled that prosecutors may have taken too broad a view of insider trading, saying there needs to be more a "bright line" about what constitutes a crime.

VOANews

Zimbabwe Surveys Show President Mug...

Zimbabwe Surveys Show President Mugabe's Party Gaining Ground

HARARE, Zimbabwe ? In Zimbabwe, two new surveys show the popularity of President Robert Mugabe?s party is surging while that of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and his Movement for Democratic Change [MDC] is going down. Analysts say supporters of Tsvangirai have not been happy with his efforts in a fragile power-sharing government he formed three years ago with Mugabe?s ZANU-PF party. Two surveys released by Freedom House and Afrobarometer on Friday said Mugabe?s ZANU-PF would win polls ...
Ivory Coast Violence Stokes Politic...

Ivory Coast Violence Stokes Political Tensions

DAKAR ? Political tensions that brought Ivory Coast to all-out civil war in 2011 are flaring up.  Ivory Coast's military prosecutor Ange B. Kessi Kouame has charged 73 people ? 19 of them soldiers ? in connection with deadly raids against seven military and police installations in the past month. The attacks, carried out by unidentified gunmen, took place around the commercial capital, Abidjan, and in the country's already volatile western regions.  The government blames the ...
Rice Payment Scheme Threatens Thail...

Rice Payment Scheme Threatens Thailand's Status as World's Top Exporter

Thailand is risking its status as the world's biggest rice exporter because of a controversial government purchasing policy to boost farmers' incomes.  Rice industry insiders say the costly program is inefficient and money would be better spent on long-term investment. Thailand's rice stocks are full but the rice keeps coming.  The government's rice-buying policy guarantees farmers better than market prices for all the rice they can sell, but it is costing the ...
Turkey Lobbies Museums Around World...

Turkey Lobbies Museums Around World to Return Artifacts

ISTANBUL ? Turkey is following an increasingly aggressive policy of getting top museums around the world to return its heritage. Minister of Culture and Tourism Ertugrul Gunay says that in the last decade, more than 4,000 artifacts had been brought back to Turkey from world museums and collections. Turkey's minister of culture recently opened a new archeological museum in the western city of Izmir. Ertugrul Gunay is the architect of a museum revolution in the country aiming to harness ...
Aid Agencies Scrambling to Relocate...

Aid Agencies Scrambling to Relocate Refugees from Syrian Schools

Aid agencies in Syria and neighboring countries are scrambling to relocate refugees sheltered in education facilities before school resumes in mid-September.  The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says many children will not be able to return to schools occupied by people made homeless by the Syrian conflict.  Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from UNHCR headquarters in Geneva. The UNHCR reports the outflow of refugees from Syria continues unabated.  It says the total number of ...
Kenya Tensions Ease Following Riots...

Kenya Tensions Ease Following Riots Over Cleric Assassination

NAIROBI ? Security has been restored in the Kenyan city of Mombasa after heavy rioting early this week. On Monday, the assassination of Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo Mohamed triggered the protests, but analysts believe the perceived marginalization of coastal communities underlie the unrest. The streets of Mombasa, patrolled by security forces, were calm on Friday after widespread rioting earlier in the week.   On Monday, the assassination of Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo Mohamed triggered two ...

Wired News

Awkward Moment Seal Wants to Help Y...

Awkward Moment Seal Wants to Help You Express Your Profound Shame

Meet Awkward Moment Seal—your new favorite meme for sharing your shame on the internet.
Why a Netflix-Killer Will Be AT&T?s...

Why a Netflix-Killer Will Be AT&T?s Smartest Move Yet

AT&T is getting into the online television business, a move that could threaten its own cable business, while simultaneously securing AT&T's future.
NASA?s Developing a Stylish New Spa...

NASA?s Developing a Stylish New Spacesuit for Mars

The Z-2 Spacesuit is a $4.4 million dollar planetary exploration suit designed for walking the surface of Mars.
Drop Everything: The Final Episode ...

Drop Everything: The Final Episode of The IT Crowd Is Now on Hulu

Attention, internet: Stop everything you're doing and get yourselves to Hulu right now to enjoy the final episode of The IT Crowd, which just dropped on the streaming service today.
A Map of Every Nuke-Scale Asteroid ...

A Map of Every Nuke-Scale Asteroid Strike From the Last Decade

Though dinosaur-killing impacts are rare, large asteroids routinely hit the Earth. In the visualization above, you can see the location of 26 space rocks that slammed into our planet between 2000 and 2013, each releasing the energy of our most powerful nuclear weapons.
Beautiful Interactive Map of Barcel...

Beautiful Interactive Map of Barcelona Digs Into Rich Architectural History

Barcelona is one of Europe's most vibrant cities. Tourists flock here for the superb restaurants, lively nightlife, and a chance to check out the stunningly creative architecture of Antoni Gaudí. But the city's historical and cultural roots run deep, and a new interactive map aims to make it easier for visitors and locals alike to explore the city's landmarks.

Sports ESPN

Pujols goes yard twice to join 500 ...

Pujols goes yard twice to join 500 HR club

Albert Pujols has hit the 500th home run of his career, becoming the 26th player in major league history to reach that milestone.
Pujols goes yard twice to join 500 ...

Pujols goes yard twice to join 500 HR club

Albert Pujols has hit the 500th home run of his career, becoming the 26th player in major league history to reach that milestone.
Wiz take 2-0 lead on Bulls behind B...

Wiz take 2-0 lead on Bulls behind Beal, Nene

Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Pacers get on track, rip Hawks to t...

Pacers get on track, rip Hawks to tie series

Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
Ellsbury helps Yankees romp in Fenw...

Ellsbury helps Yankees romp in Fenway return

Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Tuesday night.
Pierce calls Nets soft; KG looks to...

Pierce calls Nets soft; KG looks to Brooklyn

A frustrated Paul Pierce felt the Brooklyn Nets were "a soft team" on defense and in the paint during a 100-95 Game 2 loss at Toronto.

Yahoo Movies

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in let...

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a news conference for "The Fifth Estate" at the Toronto International Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds a risk worth taking in debut

Somali actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a media publicity event for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles in this file photoBy Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...

France bows to stage director Patri...

France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68

French director Patrice Chereau attends a photocall in Venice.By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sex...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire

Johansson poses at the premiere of the movie "Iron Man 2" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema fin...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema finds dark new twist

By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - British director Paul Wright's new film "For Those in Peril" pans across a dour Scottish coastal town where madness, tragedy and a feared sea monster lurk close beneath the surface. It's a dark tale, typical of a new generation of filmmakers like this year's Oscar hopeful Steve McQueen, who are taking Britain's tradition of gritty "kitchen sink" cinema in a stark and sometimes strange direction. ...
Lebanon bans two films in setback f...

Lebanon bans two films in setback for tolerant image

By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has banned the screening of a film about homosexuality and another on short-term "pleasure marriages" practiced in some Muslim communities, in a blow to its reputation as a bastion of tolerance in a deeply conservative region. The films, which had been due to be shown at the Beirut International Film Festival that opened last week, were blocked by a government censorship committee, festival organizers said. ...

Editorial New York Times

Room for Debate: Passport Diplomacy

Room for Debate: Passport Diplomacy

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case that touches on Congress's authority over foreign policy. When is Congress justified in overriding the president's policy and when should it back away?
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Scandals...

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Scandals Republicans Like

Congressional investigators and the conservative media are still up in arms over the Tea Party and the I.R.S.
Op-Ed Columnist: A Saint, He Ain?t

Op-Ed Columnist: A Saint, He Ain?t

The rush to canonize John Paul II and John XXIII is clearly a case of two popes and one halo.
Editorial: Abu Ghraib, 10 Years Lat...

Editorial: Abu Ghraib, 10 Years Later

A correct ruling by an appeals court in Virginia would give four victims, who were brutalized in the prison, a long-delayed chance for justice.
Editorial: Making Airfares Less Tra...

Editorial: Making Airfares Less Transparent

Lawmakers in the House are pushing legislation that would mislead travelers about the true cost of flying.
Op-Ed Columnist: It?s All About May...

Op-Ed Columnist: It?s All About May 25

The revolution that started in Tahrir Square in Cairo has moved to the Maidan in Kiev. The first big test for Ukrainians will come with their presidential elections next month.

Editorial MSNBC

Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.

Clicked: One day at a time

Clicked: One day at a time

This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.

First Read: The day in politics

First Read: The day in politics

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Washington state euthanizes 300 bir...

Washington state euthanizes 300 birds after cockfighting farm raided

OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - Washington state authorities have euthanized scores of steroid-filled roosters after raiding a farm and arresting a man on suspicion of raising the birds for cockfighting, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
Ohio man must pay $489,000 for fake...

Ohio man must pay $489,000 for fake distress report: court

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio man whose hoax distress call triggered a massive U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue mission on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution, a U.S. appeals court said Tuesday.
NY police officer who sang with met...

NY police officer who sang with metal band pleads guilty to disability fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former New York police officer accused of performing on tour with his heavy metal band "Cousin Sleaze" during the two years he claimed disability benefits pleaded guilty on Tuesday to mail fraud, a federal prosecutor said.
Retired nurse sues for $275,000 in ...

Retired nurse sues for $275,000 in Oregon pet duck attack

OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - A woman visiting her mother in Oregon is suing her neighbor, seeking $275,000 for pain, suffering and other damages she says were inflicted when a pet duck ambushed her for no apparent reason.
Teen who stowed away on flight to H...

Teen who stowed away on flight to Hawaii remains hospitalized

(Reuters) - A teenage boy who stowed away on a flight from California to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet remained hospitalized on Tuesday, two days after his death-defying jaunt over the Pacific Ocean, a Hawaii official said.
Thieves tap UK pipeline, steal 30,0...

Thieves tap UK pipeline, steal 30,000 liters of fuel-paper

LONDON (Reuters) - UK police are hunting a gang of thieves who are thought to have tapped into an underground oil pipeline, stealing thousands of liters of fuel, a newspaper reported on Monday.
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