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Green cities should have no cars

Green cities should have no cars

Eric Sanderson says if you really want to strike a blow for the environment--and your health--this Earth Day, work to get cars out of cities and create transportation alternatives
Obama heading for lame-duck blues?

Obama heading for lame-duck blues?

Julian Zelizer says President Obama knows more than anyone that he has much at stake in the midterm elections.
Boy stumbles upon prehistoric find

Boy stumbles upon prehistoric find

Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than 10,000 years ago -- are long extinct, but apparently it wasn't tooth decay that did them in.
Killer seconds from death, then ......

Killer seconds from death, then ...

The murderer was seconds from death, a noose around his neck. Then the mother of his victim walked up to the gallows. A photographer talks about what happened then.
Saudi Arabia to build tallest build...

Saudi Arabia to build tallest building ever

Work will likely start on the Kingdom Tower next week. When it's finished, it will stand 3,280 feet tall -- 558 feet taller than Dubai's Burj Khalifa.
What a shot! Amazing sports photos

What a shot! Amazing sports photos

FoxNews

'MURDEROUS' CONDUCTSouth Korea pres...
'AMAZING HE SURVIVED' California t...

'AMAZING HE SURVIVED' California teen stows away to Maui in plane wheel well

'HERE TO PROTECT' Boston ramps up s...

'HERE TO PROTECT' Boston ramps up security ahead of Marathon

BOSTON STRONG: Heavy security as ma...

BOSTON STRONG: Heavy security as marathon kicks off year after bombing

ELITE MEN RUNNERS leave the starting line in the 118th running of the Boston Marathon amid heavy security a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.VIDEO: Boston prepares for first marathon since bombing | VIDEO: Race to remember VIDEO: Emotions raw for many at this year's Boston Marathon
THE WORLD NOT READY?Experts warn of...

THE WORLD NOT READY?Experts warn of massive EMP-caused blackout

Ukraine claims Russian military beh...

Ukraine claims Russian military behind unrest- Biden in Ukraine as tensions rise

MSNBC

Biden arrives in Ukraine with deal ...

Biden arrives in Ukraine with deal in flux

President slams ferry captain

President slams ferry captain

Big Oscar Mayer recall

Big Oscar Mayer recall

Robo-sub two-thirds done

Robo-sub two-thirds done

Video: Noah's Ark splits town

Video: Noah's Ark splits town

3 escape plummeting plane

3 escape plummeting plane

USA TODAY

21 injured when car plows into Fla....

21 injured when car plows into Fla. church

Police say a woman trying to park crashed into a church hosting an Easter concert.
Watch: Senator has close call with ...

Watch: Senator has close call with train

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., had close call with train while promoting safety.
Watch: Mad moose attacks couple on ...

Watch: Mad moose attacks couple on snowmobile

Janice Powell and her husband had a terrifying encounter on a snowmobile ride.
Obama to view Wash. mudslide damage

Obama to view Wash. mudslide damage

President Obama to visit with victims in Oso, Wash., on Tuesday.
Will Obama seek redemption on the h...

Will Obama seek redemption on the hoop court?

President Obama shot only 2-for-22 on the court during last year's egg roll.
Teen survives 5.5-hour flight in je...

Teen survives 5.5-hour flight in jet's wheel well

The 16-year-old boy stowed away on a flight from California to Hawaii.

Washington Post

Russia blames Kiev for new violence...

Russia blames Kiev for new violence in eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW ? Russia blamed authorities in Kiev on Monday for the violence in eastern Ukraine, accusing them of trying to ignite a civil war in a region where pro-Russian militants have been defying the central government.

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Supreme Court decides on Aereo, an ...

Supreme Court decides on Aereo, an obscure startup that could reshape the TV industry

An obscure Internet startup is roiling the television industry with an old-school technology: The antenna.

The startup, Aereo, uses thousands of tiny antennas to capture broadcast television programs, then converts the shows into online video streams for subscribers in 11 cities.

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South Korean president says ferry c...

South Korean president says ferry captain?s actions ?tantamount to murder?

MOKPO, South Korea ? South Korean President Park Geun-hye castigated the captain and some crew members of a sunken ferry on Monday, saying their actions in abandoning a vessel with hundreds of passengers still aboard were ?tantamount to murder.?

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Once in limbo, promising new muscul...

Once in limbo, promising new muscular dystrophy drug back on track toward approval

A new drug designed to slow the progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a devastating disease that overwhelmingly affects boys and typically leaves them needing wheelchairs by their teens and dead in their 20s, has received a long-awaited boost from the Food and Drug Administration.

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Teenage stowaway said to survive 2,...

Teenage stowaway said to survive 2,300-mile flight to Hawaii in the wheel well of jet

A 16-year-old California boy flew halfway across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii ? unconscious ? while stowed away in a Hawaiian Airlines flight wheel well, the FBI says. He?s alive.

That?s how it appears. But the story is so incredible that some are wondering if it is credible.

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Children getting codeine in emergen...

Children getting codeine in emergency rooms despite risks, guidelines to limit the practice

CHICAGO ? Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed in pediatric cases in at least half a million emergency-room visits each year, a study suggests.

Use of the drug in that setting is hardly rampant ? just 3 percent of children?s ER visits resulted in codeine prescriptions in 2010, the 10-year study found. But with more than 25 million ER visits by children each year, the authors say far too many are getting the drug when better options are available.

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Reuters

Leading economic indicators rise in...

Leading economic indicators rise in March

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gauge of future U.S. economic activity rose in March, pointing to a pick-up in growth in the months ahead.
NHTSA closes four-year probe of Ion...

NHTSA closes four-year probe of Ion steering issues after GM recall

DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators closed a four-year probe into power steering problems in almost 335,000 older Saturn Ions after General Motors Co recalled the cars, which are also part of an unrelated recall of defective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.
U.S. NHTSA opens investigation into...

U.S. NHTSA opens investigation into Bosch electric car charger

(Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation of electric car chargers made by German supplier Robert Bosch LLC after a driver of a 2013 Nissan Leaf reported one emitted smoke while charging.
Wall Street opens flat as earnings ...

Wall Street opens flat as earnings deluge looms

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened flat on Monday as investors found few reasons to keep buying following a strong rally last week and ahead of a heavy week of corporate earnings.
Halliburton sees profit growth on i...

Halliburton sees profit growth on improved margins in North America

(Reuters) - Halliburton Co , the world's No.2 oilfield services company, forecast a 25 percent jump in earnings in the current quarter, helped by a recovery in margins in North America and growth in overseas markets.
Hasbro's profit beats estimates on ...

Hasbro's profit beats estimates on strong demand for girls' toys

(Reuters) - Toymaker Hasbro Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong demand for its toys for girls.

ABC

Teen 'Lucky' to Be Alive After Stow...

Teen 'Lucky' to Be Alive After Stowing Away on Flight

A 16-year-old boy from California hopped a fence at the San Jose Airport and snuck into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines flight, stowing away for a five-hour flight, FBI spokesman Tom Simon told ABC News.
Ferry Crew Members Could Face Accid...

Ferry Crew Members Could Face Accidental Homicide Charges

Prosecutors are considering charges of accidental homicide against the captain, third mate and helmsman of last week?s doomed South Korea ferry, with new details revealing the frantic and confused ship-to-shore radio communications as critical minutes passed.
5 Steps to Get Your Grocery Budget ...

5 Steps to Get Your Grocery Budget Under Control

In my last column I profiled Stacey and Brandon Steinmetz of Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin, because they won Summit Credit Union?s ?Project Money? contest, decreasing their debts by $29,982 and increasing their savings by $14,402!
Prosecutor Says 4 Ferry Crewmembers...

Prosecutor Says 4 Ferry Crewmembers Detained

Prosecutor says 4 more crewmembers detained over ferry sinking
Biden in Ukraine to Show Support as...

Biden in Ukraine to Show Support as Tensions Rise

Biden visiting Ukraine a day after violence erupts despite agreement aimed at easing tension
Sub Search for Missing Jet Two-Thir...

Sub Search for Missing Jet Two-Thirds Complete

Another Malaysian plane makes emergency landing as sub search for missing jet wears on

BBC

'Ethnic slaughter' in South Sudan

'Ethnic slaughter' in South Sudan

Hundreds of people were killed because of their ethnic group after South Sudan rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week, the UN says.
Russia says Kiev 'breaking accord'

Russia says Kiev 'breaking accord'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses the Kiev authorities of breaking last week's Geneva accord on resolving the Ukraine crisis.
Boston marathon honours bomb victim...

Boston marathon honours bomb victims

Thousands of marathoners take to the streets of Boston as the city honours those killed and injured in a bomb attack last year at the marathon's finish line.
Ferry deaths 'murder' - Korea leade...

Ferry deaths 'murder' - Korea leader

South Korean President Park Geun-hye condemns the conduct of some of the crew of the ferry that sank last week, calling it "akin to murder".
Man Utd silent on Moyes speculation

Man Utd silent on Moyes speculation

Manchester United are offering no comment on reports that David Moyes is set to be sacked as manager.
Boy survives flight in wheel well

Boy survives flight in wheel well

A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.

New York Times

Panel Orders Release of Memo in 201...

Panel Orders Release of Memo in 2011 Targeted Killing of Awlaki

The classified Justice Department memorandum provided the legal justification for the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, who had joined Al Qaeda and died in a drone strike in Yemen.
Knicks Fire Mike Woodson as Coach

Knicks Fire Mike Woodson as Coach

The Knicks fired Coach Mike Woodson and his staff on Monday, a week after the team finished with a disappointing 37-45 record that left it out of the playoffs.
City Room: New York Today: The Mayo...

City Room: New York Today: The Mayor?s Bumpy Ride

What you need to know for Monday: resistance to banning carriage horses, more lovely weather, and a museum?s expansion draws critics.
With Defiant Spirit, Boston Maratho...

With Defiant Spirit, Boston Marathoners Set Off

Under sunny skies and heavy security, the first of more than 30,000 racers started the Boston Marathon, a year after an attack shattered a joyous tradition more than a century old.
New Violence Reported in Eastern Uk...

New Violence Reported in Eastern Ukraine

The police in the city of Slovyansk reportedly pulled two bodies from a river on Monday, and at least three people died in a shootout at a checkpoint a day earlier.
Auto Workers Union Drops Appeal in ...

Auto Workers Union Drops Appeal in VW Vote

The United Automobile Workers appeal of a vote against union representation at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee had been scheduled to be heard Monday.

WallStreet Journal

Square Held Talks With Possible Buy...

Square Held Talks With Possible Buyers

With losses widening and cash shrinking, representatives of mobile-payments startup Square Inc. have discussed a possible sale to several deeper-pocketed rivals.
U.S. Stocks Edge Higher

U.S. Stocks Edge Higher

U.S. stocks rose slightly on Monday as investors returned from the long holiday weekend ready to test the sturdiness of last week's gains.
Mutual Funds Buy Startup Stakes

Mutual Funds Buy Startup Stakes

BlackRock, T. Rowe Price and Fidelity Investments are among the mutual-fund firms pushing into Silicon Valley at a record pace, snapping up stakes in high-profile startup companies.
Case May Define 'Insider Trading'

Case May Define 'Insider Trading'

The outcome of a pending case could threaten some of the convictions won by prosecutors in their yearslong crackdown on insider trading.
Supreme Court Won't Hear AMR, U.S. ...

Supreme Court Won't Hear AMR, U.S. Bank Make-Whole Case

Supreme Court won't hear dispute from the AMR bankruptcy over whether the former American Airlines parent owes bondholders a penalty fee in connection with the prepayment of more than $1.3 billion in debt
Halliburton Swings to Profit

Halliburton Swings to Profit

Halliburton reported a first-quarter profit after the year-ago quarter was weighed down by a charge related to litigation stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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

Apple Tries to Clean Up Its Carbon-...

Apple Tries to Clean Up Its Carbon-Spewing Ways With New Data Centers

In a 2011 Greenpeace report called ?How Dirty is Your Data?", Apple earned the dubious distinction of being the among the worst climate offenders. Not long afterwards?though Apple says the announcement was long in the making?the company proclaimed its intent to power all its operations via renewables like wind, biogas, hydro, and solar.
A Ravishing New $120K Roadster Stra...

A Ravishing New $120K Roadster Straight Out of the 1940s

Plenty of automakers make retro-modern vehicles that combine an old-school ethos with modern technology. But none of them do it quite like Morgan Motor Co., which was retro before retro was a thing.
Michael Lewis on Exposing Wall Stre...

Michael Lewis on Exposing Wall Street?s Biggest High-Tech Swindle

A Q&A with Writer Michael Lewis on rigging Wall Street and why regulators may not solve the problem.
Meet the Rugged Prospectors Still P...

Meet the Rugged Prospectors Still Panning for Gold in California

One of the more surprising ripple effects of the 2008 economic crash is the resurgence of independent gold prospecting in California.
Out in the Open: Build Your Own Net...

Out in the Open: Build Your Own Netflix-Style Suggestion Machine for Free

Netflix has spent years building and improving its recommendation engine, and even sponsored a $1 million contest to improve its algorithm. But not every company has the time or money to build a system like that. Using a new open source offering from Mortar Data, one engineer should be able to get a custom recommendation engine up and running in about a week's time.
Help Scientists Record One Day of S...

Help Scientists Record One Day of Sound on Earth

Bryan Pijanowski wants to capture the sounds of the world on a single day, and he needs your help. Beginning on Earth Day of this year, Pijanowski hopes to enlist thousands of people in recording a few minutes of their everyday surroundings with his Soundscape Recorder smartphone app.

Sports ESPN

Bubba wins second Masters in three ...

Bubba wins second Masters in three years

Bubba Watson won the Masters for the second time in three years on Sunday, beating Jordan Spieth and Jonas Blixt by three shots.
Knicks fire Woodson, entire coachin...

Knicks fire Woodson, entire coaching staff

Mike Woodson has been fired as the New York Knicks' head coach, the team announced Monday morning.
Boston Marathon starts amid heavy s...

Boston Marathon starts amid heavy security

With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the deadly bombing.
Source: Wolves coach Adelman will r...

Source: Wolves coach Adelman will retire

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire after 23 seasons, ESPN has confirmed.
Aldridge's 46 lead Blazers by Rocke...

Aldridge's 46 lead Blazers by Rockets in OT

LaMarcus Aldridge scored a franchise playoff-record 46 points and Damian Lillard added 31, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in Game 1 of their
Early brawl mars Brewers' win in 14...

Early brawl mars Brewers' win in 14 innings

Khris Davis delivered the biggest hit in a game interrupted by a punch-filled brawl, homering in the 14th inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Sunday.

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

Op-Ed Contributor: A Ray of Literar...

Op-Ed Contributor: A Ray of Literary Hope on Italian TV

In recent decades television has done major cultural damage, but it may be our best tool for change.
Op-Ed Contributor: Euro-Zone Fiscal...

Op-Ed Contributor: Euro-Zone Fiscal Colonialism

The European Commission has done Germany?s bidding: featherbedding its banks at Southern Europe?s expense.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Brothe...

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Brotherhood Inquiry in Bad Faith

Prime Minister David Cameron?s investigation of British Islamists is a disingenuous attempt to curry favor with autocratic gulf allies.
Op-Ed Columnist: An Odd Hostility i...

Op-Ed Columnist: An Odd Hostility in the Americas

Brazil and the United States should be natural allies. They are not.
Editorial: Running Out of Time

Editorial: Running Out of Time

There are years, not decades, left to start reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and American leadership is urgently needed.
Editorial: The Next Juvenile Justic...

Editorial: The Next Juvenile Justice Reform

States could bring more young offenders into the mainstream if they did a better job of educating them while they were in juvenile facilities.

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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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.
Teenager survives flight over Pacif...

Teenager survives flight over Pacific in jet wheel well: FBI

(Reuters) - A teenage boy who ran away from home survived a five-hour flight in the freezing wheel well of a jetliner that reached 38,000 feet as it traveled from California to Hawaii, the FBI said.
Ohio couple married for 70 years di...

Ohio couple married for 70 years dies hours apart

(Reuters) - An Ohio couple who met as teenagers and were married for 70 years, almost never sleeping apart, died from natural causes within a span of 15 hours, according to their daughter.
Filipinos nailed to cross in Easter...

Filipinos nailed to cross in Easter ritual frowned on by church

CUTUD, Philippines (Reuters) - Nearly 20 Filipinos and a Danish filmmaker were nailed to crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday, a practice the Roman Catholic Church frowns upon as a distortion of the Easter message.
Fly me to Sochi, demands Cathay pas...

Fly me to Sochi, demands Cathay passenger armed with chocolate bar, court hears

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A passenger on board a Hong Kong-bound Cathay Pacific flight, armed only with a Toblerone chocolate bar, demanded the plane fly to Sochi so he could watch the Winter Olympics, a court heard.
Live free or die: New Hampshire mov...

Live free or die: New Hampshire moves to decriminalize adultery

BOSTON (Reuters) - New Hampshire lawmakers on Thursday voted to scrap an ancient law that makes cheating on your spouse a criminal offense in the New England state whose motto is "Live Free or Die."
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