CNN

37 Texas counties called disaster a...

37 Texas counties called disaster areas after flooding

The storm's missing include families who had gathered for the holiday weekend. FULL STORY
Powerful flood sweeps SUV away

Powerful flood sweeps SUV away

A flash flood in Kendall, Texas, was so strong that it easily pushed an SUV away. No one was seriously injured in this incident.
Waterspout lifts bounce house

Waterspout lifts bounce house

Three children were injured on Monday when a waterspout came onshore and lifted the inflatable bounce house they were in, authorities said.
FBI probes threats against planes

FBI probes threats against planes

Law enforcement scrambled on a busy long weekend travel day to ensure airplanes were secure after at least 10 threats were phoned in threatening flights.
Iraq's Deputy PM: Army failed us

Iraq's Deputy PM: Army failed us

An Iraqi deputy prime minister seemed to echo criticism from the U.S. defense secretary. FULL STORY
Pressure cooker in car on National ...

Pressure cooker in car on National Mall destroyed

A pressure cooker in a parked car on the National Mall aroused the suspicions of Capitol Police in Washington on Sunday, and they called out a bomb squad to do away with it.

FoxNews

ALL WET? EPA slammed for pushing wa...

ALL WET? EPA slammed for pushing water rule with social media campaign

DUEL IN THE SKY Air Force boss warn...

DUEL IN THE SKY Air Force boss warns US to lose out to Russia, China

DEADLY STORMS Tornado kills 3 infan...

DEADLY STORMS Tornado kills 3 infants, 10 adults in Mexico border city

KNOCK ON WOOD Pa. town forcing tee...

KNOCK ON WOOD Pa. town forcing teen to tear down treehouse

OBAMACARE FALLOUT? Supreme Court ru...

OBAMACARE FALLOUT? Supreme Court ruling sets up potential political battle

'We know that God is able': Student...

'We know that God is able': Student delivers powerful prayer at high school graduation - VIDEO: Student's prayer during medical emergency goes viral

MSNBC

U.S. military and civilians are inc...

U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

Richie died, then Diesel, then Dog:...

Richie died, then Diesel, then Dog: An eyewitness to the Waco biker brawl

12 missing in Texas floods; Deadly ...

12 missing in Texas floods; Deadly twister hits border town

GM Likely to Face Criminal Charges ...

GM Likely to Face Criminal Charges Over Ignition Switches

Cleveland Said to Settle Suit by Ju...

Cleveland Said to Settle Suit by Justice Dept. Over Policing

Officials marvel at survival of Cal...

Officials marvel at survival of Calif. woman missing for two weeks

Washington Post

$75,000 will get you a lot of house...

$75,000 will get you a lot of house in Havana ? if you?re Cuban

HAVANA ? A few hours and a mojito or two after arriving in this 500-year-old city, with its ocean vistas and dazzling architecture, American visitors often ask: Can I buy a piece of this?They cannot. The Cuban government doesn?t allow it. The U.S. government doesn?t allow it.Read full article >>
Charter expected to acquire Time Wa...

Charter expected to acquire Time Warner Cable in $55 billion deal

Charter Communications is close to a $55 billion deal to acquire Time Warner Cable, a merger that would create a powerful cable and broadband Internet contender in an industry long lacking competition.Read full article >>
Gen. Dempsey?s first fight in Iraq ...

Gen. Dempsey?s first fight in Iraq shapes his approach to Islamic State

In the summer of 2014, President Obama and his senior aides were scrambling to respond to the lightning advance of Islamic State fighters across Iraq and the collapse of local forces in the face of the onslaught. Read full article >>
A tumultuous year for U-Va. comes t...

A tumultuous year for U-Va. comes to a close, with sighs of relief

CHARLOTTESVILLE ? At the University of Virginia?s commencement exercises, graduates of the Class of 2015 received their diplomas, took pause to revel in the moment and then let out a collective sigh of relief.Read full article >>
Editorial: Living without the death...

Editorial: Living without the death penalty

?WE GOT the state out of the killing business today,? Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers said Wednesday, according to the Omaha World-Herald. His state would not be the first to live without the death penalty; it would be the 19th. It also would not be the first to eliminate it recently; Maryland, among others, marked earlier points in the trend. But Nebraska is remarkable in two ways: It is deep-red, and the legislature?s vote against executions was overwhelming. It is therefore the latest manifestation of a growing and positive movement, bridging left and right, toward smart justice reform. Read full article >>
Post reporter?s trial in Iran will ...

Post reporter?s trial in Iran will be closed to the public

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian will go on trial Tuesday on espionage charges in a Tehran courtroom that will be closed to the public, including his family.Martin Baron, executive editor of The Post, said in a statement released Monday that both Rezaian?s mother and his wife, a journalist who also faces related charges and will be tried separately, have been barred from attending. The Post tried to obtain a visa for an editor to be in Iran during Rezaian?s trial, but its inquiries were not answered, Baron said.Read full article >>

Reuters

Asian shares turn higher as China r...

Asian shares turn higher as China rallies, dollar up

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares turned higher on Tuesday, reversing earlier losses on the back of gains in Hong Kong and China, while the dollar extended highs scaled in holiday-thinned trading in the previous session.
Oil prices steady but indications r...

Oil prices steady but indications rally running out of steam

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Crude oil prices were broadly unchanged in early trading on Tuesday, as firm demand supported and ample supply dragged, but analysts said there were signs that a recent rally was running out of steam.
Pension adviser says Ernst & Young ...

Pension adviser says Ernst & Young was aware of Wal-Mart Mexico bribery allegations

(Reuters) - A labor-affiliated pension fund adviser is seeking an inquest into the auditor of Wal Mart Stores Inc , Ernst & Young LLP, accusing the auditing firm of knowing about possible bribery in Mexico long before the retailer disclosed it to U.S. authorities.
Charter Communications nears $55 bi...

Charter Communications nears $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable

(Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc is nearing an agreement to be acquired by smaller peer Charter Communications Inc for about $55 billion, combining the second and third largest U.S. cable operators, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Greece says wants to make debt paym...

Greece says wants to make debt payments but needs aid urgently

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece intends to make good on its debt obligations but needs aid urgently to be able to do so, the government said on Monday, after several senior officials insisted Athens had no money to pay a loan installment falling due next week.
Charter Communications nears $55 bi...

Charter Communications nears $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable - sources

(Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc is nearing an agreement to be acquired by smaller peer Charter Communications Inc for about $55 billion, combining the second and third largest U.S. cable operators, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

ABC

Death Toll Climbs as Plains Brace f...

Death Toll Climbs as Plains Brace for More Floods, Storms

Tornadoes rip border town, Texas; floods sweep away homes, bridges.
The Story Behind the Memorial Day W...

The Story Behind the Memorial Day Wedding Photo Gone Viral

A remarkable photo exemplifies the Memorial Day spirit.
Cops Say No Homicide Investigation ...

Cops Say No Homicide Investigation in B.B. King's Death

Blues legend's daughters accused his two closest aides of poisoning him.
Fighter Jets Scramble Following at ...

Fighter Jets Scramble Following at Least 6 Threats to Planes

Several planes had to be escorted to remote areas at JFK Airport.
Man Diagnosed With Lassa Fever Dies...

Man Diagnosed With Lassa Fever Dies in US After Liberia Trip

Official: New Jersey man with Lassa fever, which is rare in US, dies after return from Liberia
Cleveland Settlement With Justice D...

Cleveland Settlement With Justice Department Over 'Excessive Force'

The city of Cleveland, Ohio, has reached a settlement with the Justice Department over the use of "excessive force" by its police department, The New York Times reports.

BBC

Deadly tornado strikes Mexican city

Deadly tornado strikes Mexican city

At least 13 people die as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna, with flooding over the border in Texas leaving three dead and 12 missing.
Russia begins massive air exercise

Russia begins massive air exercise

Russia's military is carrying out four days of drills involving 250 aircraft and 12,000 service personnel, as Nato begins an Arctic exercise.
US jets escort NYC-bound flight

US jets escort NYC-bound flight

Fighter jets escort a New York-bound Air France airliner, one of several commercial planes flying to the US subjected to threats.
Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.
Australia tampon tax in sightlines

Australia tampon tax in sightlines

An online petition calling for the scrapping of Australia's tax on tampons is backed by the Treasurer Joe Hockey.
Guineans jailed over Ebola taxi bod...

Guineans jailed over Ebola taxi body

Six Guineans are put into prison isolation and will face trial for violating the health emergency after moving the body of an Ebola victim in a taxi.

New York Times

First Draft: The Clintons March In ...

First Draft: The Clintons March In Memorial Day Parade in Chappaqua, N.Y.

It was the couple?s first joint public appearance since Mrs. Clinton declared her candidacy for president.
At Least 5 Are Killed and 12 Are Mi...

At Least 5 Are Killed and 12 Are Missing as Storms Ravage Texas and Oklahoma

The weekend?s bad weather was followed by more heavy rain and tornadoes that pummeled Texas on Monday.
A Cleaner Fleet Week: What Do You D...

A Cleaner Fleet Week: What Do You Do With a Cultured Sailor?

Once upon a time, sailors on leave on New York?s streets after months at sea went a little wild ? liquor and female companionship were the priorities, with brawls often the unintended result. Now, not so much.
Similac Advance Infant Formula to B...

Similac Advance Infant Formula to Be Offered G.M.O.-Free

Abbott, maker of the Similac brand, said a third of consumers said infant formula without genetically modified ingredients would bring ?peace of mind.?
Maligned Study on Gay Unions Is Sha...

Maligned Study on Gay Unions Is Shaking Trust

The questioned findings, published in December in Science, have shaken not only political scientists but also public trust in the way the scientific establishment vets new findings.
In Cable Deal, Charter Seeks Its Le...

In Cable Deal, Charter Seeks Its Legitimacy

Charter Communications? $55 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is aimed at helping fulfill Charter?s long-held strategy to become a legitimate national player in the industry.

WallStreet Journal

European Stocks Down on Greek Debt ...

European Stocks Down on Greek Debt Fears

European stocks pushed lower, weighed by more concerns about the state of Greece?s finances, although trading is set to be limited with key markets closed.

Wired News

?Brain Balls? Grown From Skin Cells...

?Brain Balls? Grown From Skin Cells Spark With Electricity

?Brain Balls? Grown From Skin Cells Spark With Electricity

Globe-like agglomerations of human neural cells look and act strikingly like real, living grey matter.

The post ?Brain Balls? Grown From Skin Cells Spark With Electricity appeared first on WIRED.

New Eruption Started in the Galapag...

New Eruption Started in the Galapagos Islands

New Eruption Started in the Galapagos Islands

Wolf in the Galapagos Island has erupted for the first time since 1982.

The post New Eruption Started in the Galapagos Islands appeared first on WIRED.

Game of Thrones Recap: It Can Alway...

Game of Thrones Recap: It Can Always Be Worse

Game of Thrones Recap: It Can Always Be Worse

Spoilers for the seventh episode of Season 5 of Game of Thrones follow, obviously. We?ve reached a fascinating point in Game of Thrones: Not only is the show departing dramatically from the plot of George R. R. Martin?s books, but they?re catching up to them, and even moving beyond them. As I dissect the changes […]

The post Game of Thrones Recap: It Can Always Be Worse appeared first on WIRED.

6 Things We Learned About Warcraft ...

6 Things We Learned About Warcraft From Its Director

6 Things We Learned About Warcraft From Its Director

Director Duncan Jones is finally in the homestretch of his 'World of Warcraft' adaptation. Here's how it's coming along.

The post 6 Things We Learned About Warcraft From Its Director appeared first on WIRED.

This Week in Trailers: Zombies Ride...

This Week in Trailers: Zombies Ride Flying Sharks

This Week in Trailers: Zombies Ride Flying Sharks

Head on in for clips from Pan, Pixels, and the Maze Runner sequel.

The post This Week in Trailers: Zombies Ride Flying Sharks appeared first on WIRED.

Netflix Wants to Usher in a New Gol...

Netflix Wants to Usher in a New Golden Age of Nonfiction TV

Netflix Wants to Usher in a New Golden Age of Nonfiction TV

The streaming video giant has a plan to get the world to watch documentaries that the world never thought it wanted to watch.

The post Netflix Wants to Usher in a New Golden Age of Nonfiction TV appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

Curry OK after hard fall on back, n...

Curry OK after hard fall on back, neck in loss

Curry OK after hard fall on back, neck in loss
Bears cut McDonald after latest dom...

Bears cut McDonald after latest domestic arrest

Bears cut McDonald after latest domestic arrest
No suspension for Horford after fla...

No suspension for Horford after flagrant foul

No suspension for Horford after flagrant foul
LeBron stumps for Thompson to stay ...

LeBron stumps for Thompson to stay with Cavs

LeBron stumps for Thompson to stay with Cavs
Stephens knocks Venus out of French...

Stephens knocks Venus out of French Open

Stephens knocks Venus out of French Open
Ex-Lions coach Schwartz to help NFL...

Ex-Lions coach Schwartz to help NFL's officials

Ex-Lions coach Schwartz to help NFL's officials

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

Opinionator | Menagerie: A Dog of O...

Opinionator | Menagerie: A Dog of One?s Own

It wasn?t some other guy who came along that I found more acceptable. It was another dog.
Opinionator | The Stone: Getting It...

Opinionator | The Stone: Getting It Right

Why merely believing something that is true doesn?t qualify as real knowledge.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Great Unease

Op-Ed Columnist: The Great Unease

Access to everything and certainty about nothing. The Day of Judgment has given way to days of endless judgment.
Op-Ed Contributor: Paris Can't Be A...

Op-Ed Contributor: Paris Can't Be Another Copenhagen

A former prime minister of Australia argues that the success of the next climate change conference hangs on cooperation between the U.S., China, India and the E.U.
Editorial: To Baku and Back With Fr...

Editorial: To Baku and Back With Freebies

An approved all-expenses-paid trip highlights the need for the House Ethics Committee to apply far greater scrutiny.
Editorial: Decision Time on the Hud...

Editorial: Decision Time on the Hudson

If G.E. doesn?t complete the environmental cleanup job it has skillfully begun, a remarkable opportunity will be squandered.

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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German grandmother gives birth to q...

German grandmother gives birth to quadruplets at age 65

BERLIN (Reuters) - A 65-year-old German grandmother gave birth to quadruplets at a Berlin hospital this week, with the three boys and a girl born prematurely at 26 weeks being in good health and having a good chance of survival, German TV network RTL reported on Saturday.
Milwaukee man pronounced dead, then...

Milwaukee man pronounced dead, then moves and breathes - authorities

(Reuters) - First responders preparing to take the body of a Milwaukee man pronounced dead to the morgue got a jolt when the man suddenly began moving and noticeably breathing, authorities said on Friday.
Could another English king be burie...

Could another English king be buried under a car park?

LONDON (Reuters) - Just three years after the extraordinary discovery of King Richard III under a car park, researchers think another medieval English monarch might be found buried beneath a parking lot and are hoping to find him.
Arizona woman gets 3.5 years prison...

Arizona woman gets 3.5 years prison for driving over non-voting husband

PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona woman was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison on Thursday for running over her husband with the family car because he failed to vote in the 2012 presidential election, court officials said.
After 72 years, Oklahoma veteran to...

After 72 years, Oklahoma veteran to receive high school diploma

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma man who dropped out of high school to fight in World War Two will receive his diploma on Thursday, an accomplishment that took 72 years to complete.
German police find lamb in a Munich...

German police find lamb in a Munich brothel, and rescue it

BERLIN (Reuters) - German police detained a 25-year-old prostitute for keeping a three-week-old lamb named Birke as a pet in a Munich brothel, police said in a statement.
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