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Is the galaxy full of Earths?

Is the galaxy full of Earths?

Jim Bell says NASA's latest discovery support the notion that habitable worlds are probably common in the galaxy.
Ukraine crisis could pull U.S. to w...

Ukraine crisis could pull U.S. to war

Graham Allison says if an unchecked and emboldened Russia foments conflict in a nation like Latvia, a NATO member with a Russian speaking population, the West would have to defend it.
Taylor Swift surprises bride at sho...

Taylor Swift surprises bride at shower

John Daly does weird trick shot

John Daly does weird trick shot

Golfer John Daly gave one lady the thrill of her life when he hit a golf ball off a tee placed in her mouth. Take a look.
Undersea drone's search should be d...

Undersea drone's search should be done within a week

"Today and tomorrow, it's imperative that we focus because the experts have narrowed down the search area," a Malaysian official says.
Close quarters and nowhere to go

Close quarters and nowhere to go

Martin Savidge describes his claustrophobia and recounts the difficulties of spending days in a deep-diving submersible.

FoxNews

Mate in charge of ferry was navigat...

Mate in charge of ferry was navigating waters for first time, prosecutor says

THE THIRD MATE steering a South Korean ferry carrying 475 passengers that sank on Wednesday, killing 32 and leaving 270 missing, was navigating those waters for the first time when the accident occurred, a prosecutor says.
  • VIDEO: Third mate at helm when South Korean ferry sank, reports say
  • 'IT'S SIMPLY TIME' Western lawmaker...

    'IT'S SIMPLY TIME' Western lawmakers aim to take control of federal land

    UKRAINE CRISIS Pentagon eyes deploy...

    UKRAINE CRISIS Pentagon eyes deploying ground troops to Poland

    'WE NEVER STOPPED'Remains found in ...

    'WE NEVER STOPPED'Remains found in lake may help solve Texas cold case

    THE CLINTON FILES Advisers crafted ...

    THE CLINTON FILES Advisers crafted 'enemies' list of health overhaul foes

    ObamaCare site flagged in Heartblee...

    ObamaCare site flagged in Heartbleed security review - Widows of Alabama workers lose health care

    MSNBC

    Death part of business for Everest ...

    Death part of business for Everest guides

    Vets at higher Lou Gehrig's risk

    Vets at higher Lou Gehrig's risk

    Putin's risky game in Ukraine

    Putin's risky game in Ukraine

    10 National parks to visit

    10 National parks to visit

    Video: US soldier dies abroad

    Video: US soldier dies abroad

    Hungry families face extremes

    Hungry families face extremes

    USA TODAY

    Creeping landslide splits Wyoming h...

    Creeping landslide splits Wyoming house in half

    100-foot-high hillside is unlikely to liquefy and collapse suddenly like the landslide in Wash.
    Time is short for audacious goal: E...

    Time is short for audacious goal: End vet homelessness

    58,000 veterans are on the streets on any given night, research shows.
    Bombing victim strides into new rol...

    Bombing victim strides into new role ? in high heels

    Boston Marathon victim Heather Abbott helps other female amputees regain confidence and feel feminine again.
    America's fastest shrinking cities

    America's fastest shrinking cities

    In 30 metro areas the population shrank by at least 1% in recent years.
    Police raid LA Times building after...

    Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

    Police took a man into custody inside the building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report.
    Ruling: Court OK needed for disable...

    Ruling: Court OK needed for disabled son's vasectomy

    Guardians must get OK before arranging "major elective surgery" for wards, court says.

    Washington Post

    Divers unable to reach bodies spott...

    Divers unable to reach bodies spotted inside sunken South Korean ferry

    SEOUL ? Divers for the first time spotted bodies through the window of a sunken South Korean ferry on Saturday, but were unable to retrieve them in a rescue operation that?s proving both ineffective and increasingly bleak.

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    After Russian moves in Ukraine, Eas...

    After Russian moves in Ukraine, Eastern Europe shudders, NATO to increase presence

    LONDON ? For decades, NATO has expanded inexorably outward, taking on new members and new missions that have carried it far beyond its original mandate in Western Europe and deep into the former Soviet sphere.

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    Arizona tribe set to prosecute firs...

    Arizona tribe set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

    Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

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    Captain of South Korean ferry and t...

    Captain of South Korean ferry and two crew members arrested

    JINDO, South Korea ? The captain of a stricken ferry was arrested early Saturday as prosecutors said that he and other crew members might have exacerbated one of South Korea?s worst maritime disasters, the semi­official Yonhap news agency said.

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    Editorial: Pr. William?s schools pl...

    Editorial: Pr. William?s schools plead poverty in failing to offer pre-K to disadvantaged students

    PRINCE WILLIAM County?s school system, with 85,000 students, is the second-largest in Virginia and among the 40?biggest in the United States; its annual budget is almost $1 billion. By contrast, the school system in Grayson County, in rural southwest Virginia, is one of the state?s smallest, with a budget of barely $20 million. The combined population at Grayson?s seven schools ? just 1,763 students ? easily would fit inside any of the dozen or so high schools in Prince William.

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    Michaels says nearly 3 million cust...

    Michaels says nearly 3 million customers hit by data breach

    Michaels has confirmed that credit and debit card information was stolen from 3 million customers who shopped at some of its stores during an eight-month period.

    The craft-store chain initially confirmed the data breach in January but gave few details of what occurred or how many customers were affected.

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    Reuters

    VW to keep adding Chinese capacity ...

    VW to keep adding Chinese capacity amid double-digit growth

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Volkswagen will keep adding capacity in China as the German group is counting on double-digit growth in the biggest auto market, helped by strong economic growth in interior regions.
    AMR loses bid to terminate retiree ...

    AMR loses bid to terminate retiree benefits

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge largely declined on Friday to rule that former American Airlines parent company AMR Corp had a unilateral right to terminate benefits for nearly 47,000 retirees.






    Rajaratnam's brother loses bid to d...

    Rajaratnam's brother loses bid to dismiss insider trading charges

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, on Friday lost a bid to dismiss some of the insider trading charges leveled against him last year.
    Exclusive: Biogen prices hemophilia...

    Exclusive: Biogen prices hemophilia drug on par with older therapies

    (Reuters) - Biogen Idec Inc is pricing its newly approved long-acting hemophilia drug, Alprolix, to cost U.S. patients, and insurers, about the same per year as older, less convenient therapies whose price can reach about $300,000 annually.






    Brazilian tycoon Batista investigat...

    Brazilian tycoon Batista investigated for financial crimes: reports

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil´s federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering, Brazilian media reported on Friday.






    Amazon's tax-free European profits ...

    Amazon's tax-free European profits drop after IRS clamp-down

    LONDON (Reuters) - The amount of money Amazon.com Inc reports through a tax-exempt vehicle in Europe has dropped sharply in the past two years, even as European sales jumped, after the U.S. tax authority tightened rules it felt were being abused to shift profits.

    ABC

    Death Toll in South Korea Ferry Sin...

    Death Toll in South Korea Ferry Sinking Climbs to 32

    South Korean coast guard finds 3 more bodies from ferry sinking, raising death toll to 32
    13th Body Pulled From Snow in Evere...

    13th Body Pulled From Snow in Everest Avalanche

    Everest search teams recover body of 13th Sherpa killed in mountain's deadliest avalanche
    Oops? Hillary Clinton Recycles An O...

    Oops? Hillary Clinton Recycles An Old Book Title

    A former Secretary of State also penned a memoir called 'Hard Choices'
    Sub Search for Missing Jet to Be Fi...

    Sub Search for Missing Jet to Be Finished in Week

    Sub's hunt for missing Malaysian jet to be finished in a week; search area may then expand
    4 Questions About Missing Malaysian...

    4 Questions About Missing Malaysian Plane Answered

    4 questions on the lips of Asian travelers about missing jet answered
    Russia Promises Support to Ending U...

    Russia Promises Support to Ending Ukraine Crisis

    Russia promises wide but unspecified support in ending Ukraine crisis

    BBC

    ?Sorry? ferry captain tells of dela...

    ?Sorry? ferry captain tells of delay

    The captain of the capsized South Korean ferry delayed the evacuation fearing passengers would "drift away", as divers see bodies inside.
    Ukraine calls Easter truce in east

    Ukraine calls Easter truce in east

    Ukraine suspends operations against pro-Russian militants occupying government offices in the east over Easter, but the stand-off remains.
    Plane search at 'critical juncture'

    Plane search at 'critical juncture'

    The search area for the missing Malaysian plane has narrowed and will be at "a critical juncture" in the next two days, says the transport minister.
    Syria-held French journalists freed

    Syria-held French journalists freed

    Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande.
    Obama signs UN envoy visa ban law

    Obama signs UN envoy visa ban law

    President Barack Obama signs into law a measure that would bar entry to any UN ambassador whom the US says has engaged in "terrorist activity".
    Al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen

    Al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen

    An air strike kills at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen, with some reports saying three civilians also died.

    New York Times

    4 French Journalists Held Hostage i...

    4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed

    Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been released, France's presidential palace said Saturday.






    Captain and Two Crew Members Are Ar...

    Captain and Two Crew Members Are Arrested in Korean Ferry Sinking

    The captain, Lee Jun-seok, 69, was charged with abandoning the boat and its passengers at a time of crisis, among other counts, according to prosecutors.
    Deadliest Day: Sherpas Bear Everest...

    Deadliest Day: Sherpas Bear Everest?s Risks

    An avalanche that left at least 13 dead has focused attention on the Sherpas, skilled high-altitude climbers who put themselves at great risk for the teams that pay them.
    In a Hole, Golf Considers Digging a...

    In a Hole, Golf Considers Digging a Wider One

    The golf world has lost five million players in the last decade, spurring a growing revolution to create alternative forms of the game.






    Deadly Clash Between Vietnamese Bor...

    Deadly Clash Between Vietnamese Border Guards and Chinese Migrants Reported

    Seven people died during the gunfight Friday, which began after migrants grabbed one or more assault rifles from the guards and began firing, the reports said.






    Four Men Are Arrested in New Jersey...

    Four Men Are Arrested in New Jersey Gunfight

    The Elizabeth police pursued a group of robbery suspects on Friday, exchanging gunfire, but one man remained at large Friday night.






    WallStreet Journal

    Lenders Ease Mortgage Rules in Hunt...

    Lenders Ease Mortgage Rules in Hunt for Business

    Mortgage lenders are beginning to ease the restrictive lending standards enacted after the housing boom turned to bust, a sign of their rising confidence in the housing market.
    New Tax Bug Bites Tech Companies

    New Tax Bug Bites Tech Companies

    First-quarter corporate earnings are getting clipped after Congress allowed a key tax credit to expire at year-end. Google is among the latest to cite the expired research-and-development tax credit for affecting its financial results.
    Newmont, Barrick Merger Talks Colla...

    Newmont, Barrick Merger Talks Collapse

    Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining were in advanced talks this week over a deal that would have combined the world's two largest gold producers, but the talks broke down.
    Batista Unfazed by Reported Brazil ...

    Batista Unfazed by Reported Brazil Probe

    Brazilian entrepreneur Eike Batista on Friday said he isn't concerned about a reported criminal investigation into the collapse of his once-highflying oil company.
    A Discount on Muni Funds

    A Discount on Muni Funds

    Investor fears on interest rates and finances have held down prices for some closed-end funds that hold municipal bonds.
    Verizon, AT&T May Face Bidding Limi...

    Verizon, AT&T May Face Bidding Limits in Spectrum Auction

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said a portion of the high-quality wireless airwaves coming up soon for auction should be reserved for smaller carriers.

    VOANews

    Brazil Tops USA in Women?s Olympic ...

    Brazil Tops USA in Women?s Olympic Volleyball Final

    LONDON ? Brazil has repeated as the Olympic women?s volleyball champion with a comeback victory over the United States.  Saturday night?s final was played at London?s Earl?s Court.  The United States was seeking its first-ever gold medal in women?s Olympic volleyball, and after a dominating 25-11 opening set win, it appeared the Americans could achieve their goal. But Brazil was able to regroup in the second set and never let the U.S. take control again, winning the next three ...
    Republicans See Intellectual Firepo...

    Republicans See Intellectual Firepower in Paul Ryan

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate has thrust the Wisconsin congressman from relative obscurity into the national spotlight.  Many political pundits were caught off guard when Mitt Romney named the 42-year-old Paul Ryan as his vice presidential choice.  The Wisconsin congressman is a leading proponent of budget-cutting proposals that have been intensely criticized by Democrats.  They say his cuts would damage popular ...
    Murdered Somali Journalist Remember...

    Murdered Somali Journalist Remembered

    NAIROBI ? Representatives of Somali media gathered in a Nairobi suburb on Saturday to honor the late Somali journalist Ali Shamarke, assassinated by al-Shabab militants five years ago.  The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) both identify Somalia as the most dangerous place in Africa to be a journalist.  Six journalists have been killed in Somalia this year alone.  Saturday in Eastleigh, a Somali neighborhood in the ...
    Bolt Sprints to Unprecedented 'Trip...

    Bolt Sprints to Unprecedented 'Triple-Double'

    The world's fastest man has accomplished what no man has done before, an Olympic "triple-double." At the London Games Saturday, Usain Bolt anchored the Jamaicans to victory in the 4x100 relay in a world-record time of 36.84 seconds. The win follows his first-place finishes in London in the 100- and 200-meter sprints.  He also captured all three races at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The United States finished second in 37.04 seconds, the old world-record time set by Bolt ...
    BCG Vaccine May Reverse Type 1 Diab...

    BCG Vaccine May Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

    One of the world's oldest vaccines now has a new use.  Bacillus Calmette-Guerin, or BCG, is an 80-year-old vaccine designed to tread tuberculosis.  Bit it has now been found effective in treating long-term type 1 diabetes, which is on the rise worldwide. BCG has long been administered to children in developing countries to guard against tuberculosis. But in a recent clinical trial, researchers at Harvard Medical School found the vaccine was also able to increase insulin ...
    Researchers say Racist Internet Sit...

    Researchers say Racist Internet Sites Breed Hate

    American Sikhs have been mourning the victims of the mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin - and are trying to comprehend an act that seems senseless.  The shooter's motives are unclear, but one organization that monitors hate groups points to the Internet as a breeding ground for racial hatred. In the Los Angeles suburb of Walnut, Sikhs and other community members gathered for a vigil to remember the victims of the Wisconsin shooting. Some also tried to understand what ...

    Wired News

    Watch the Astounding Dexterity of H...

    Watch the Astounding Dexterity of Honda?s Dancing Humanoid Robot

    Even in today's rapidly evolving world of technology, there are few things that make your jaw drop when you see them in real life. Honda?s ASIMO is one of those things.






    7 Ways the Feds Can Make a Comcast-...

    7 Ways the Feds Can Make a Comcast-Time Warner Merger Less Terrible

    If the Comcast-Time Warner deal must go through, the FCC should impose the seven rules I outline below. But first, some background on Comcast?s special place in what is looking increasingly like our new Gilded Age.






    The Minor-League Superhero Who Chan...

    The Minor-League Superhero Who Changed the Face of Fandom

    One of the most close-knit fandoms in comics has rallied around a character who's only recently found her way to the front lines.






    Gadget Lab Podcast: A Smartphone Wi...

    Gadget Lab Podcast: A Smartphone With a Vaporizer Module

    In celebration of 4/20 on Sunday, Mat and Mike spend this week's show getting high ? on technology!






    Game|Life Podcast: President Dirtbi...

    Game|Life Podcast: President Dirtbike

    WIRED editors talk Trials Fusion, PAX East and more on this week's Game|Life podcast.






    Free iPhone 5s Deal Proves Apple Is...

    Free iPhone 5s Deal Proves Apple Isn?t So Special

    Little more than six months after Apple tried to rev up a more diversified market for its iPhones by releasing a ?premium? model (the 5s) and a ?cheap? model (the 5c), the supposedly fancier phone is now available for free.






    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.
    Saban: Talks with Peyton, Gase not ...

    Saban: Talks with Peyton, Gase not together

    Nick Saban visited with Peyton Manning at the Alabama football offices early last week. Saban also spent time with Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase on the same day and in the same location. But don't connect the dots any further, Saban says.
    Wings' Datsyuk sends top-seeded Bru...

    Wings' Datsyuk sends top-seeded Bruins to loss

    Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night.
    Harang no-hits Mets for 7 as Braves...

    Harang no-hits Mets for 7 as Braves coast

    Harang pulled with no-hitter, Braves beat Mets 6-0
    Getzlaf shines to help Ducks hold o...

    Getzlaf shines to help Ducks hold off Stars

    Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a face mask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.
    Sources: Woodson 'bracing' for the ...

    Sources: Woodson 'bracing' for the worst

    While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.

    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

    Quick History: Senseless Deaths on ...

    Quick History: Senseless Deaths on a Ferry, and by a Gunman?s Hand

    This week had its share of tragedies great and small.






    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Can Para...

    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Can Paradise Be Planned?

    To regain its appeal and improve its future, suburbia can?t just look to the past.






    Editorial Notebook: An Orange Jumps...

    Editorial Notebook: An Orange Jumpsuit for Lent

    A part-time youth minister in Texas dresses like a convict for 40 days to highlight the obstacles inmates face on returning to society.






    Editorial: Finding Open Space and F...

    Editorial: Finding Open Space and Fresh Air

    The Fresh Air Fund camping program gave one Bronx boy the outdoor activities he couldn?t find in his neighborhood park. Readers can help others like him this summer.






    Editorial: Terror Watch Lists Run A...

    Editorial: Terror Watch Lists Run Amok

    The Justice Department removed a Malaysian professor from the overbroad no-fly list after eight years of confounding litigation.






    Op-Ed Columnist: Obamacare Bashing ...

    Op-Ed Columnist: Obamacare Bashing or Bust

    Regardless of whether you agree with the Democrats or Republicans on health reform, it could have profound implications on the midterm elections.






    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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    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."
    Portland, Oregon flushes water rese...

    Portland, Oregon flushes water reservoir after man urinates in it

    PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - Portland, Oregon is flushing 38 million gallons (143 million liters) of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an open reservoir early on Wednesday morning, city water officials said.






    Philadelphia using 'robo-calls' as ...

    Philadelphia using 'robo-calls' as weapon in war on illegal signs

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Philadelphia is taking on businesses that blanket its neighborhoods with illegal paper and plastic signs by using automated phone calls to disrupt the operations of people who post them along with contact numbers.
    Every dog has his day in court, in ...

    Every dog has his day in court, in New Jersey

    A computer glitch is likely to blame for a summons that called a German Shepherd to report for jury duty, court officials in New Jersey's Cumberland County said on Wednesday.






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