CNN

Blue Bell pulls all products over L...

Blue Bell pulls all products over Listeria concerns

Company says it had several positive tests for Listeria in different places and plants. FULL STORY
Washington's weed standoff

Washington's weed standoff

It's still illegal to buy or sell marijuana in D.C. So supporters are taking a different approach. FULL STORY
U.S. moves ships to watch Iran

U.S. moves ships to watch Iran

U.S. officials tell CNN that in addition to reassuring allies in the region, U.S. warships are being deployed to Yemen to monitor ships in the area traveling from Iran and suspected of trafficking arms to Houthi rebels.
'Sickened' by his own photos

'Sickened' by his own photos

South Africa leaders took notice after James Oatway caught the horror in a wave of violence. FULL STORY
Man dies after week in custody

Man dies after week in custody

Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who died after his lawyer says his neck was partially severed and he lapsed into a coma while in police custody, was arrested "without force or incident" on a weapon charge, according to documents obtained Monday.
N. Korea threatens U.S. envoy

N. Korea threatens U.S. envoy

CNN's Brian Todd reports on North Korean threats to the U.S. ambassador to South Korea only weeks after he was attacked by someone with a knife.

FoxNews

BLOCKING IRAN'S ARMS US warships se...

BLOCKING IRAN'S ARMS US warships sent to stop any shipments to Yemen

HOW DID IT HAPPEN? 6 Baltimore cop...

HOW DID IT HAPPEN? 6 Baltimore cops suspended after suspect's death

OUTSPOKEN CRITICISM Mom live tweets...

OUTSPOKEN CRITICISM Mom live tweets her son's sex-ed class on abstinence

BEAR NECESSITIES Warning as hungry ...

BEAR NECESSITIES Warning as hungry grizzlies awaken, venture out for food

US ambassador apologizes after FBI ...

US ambassador apologizes after FBI director's remarks anger Poland

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guil...

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threatening to kill

MSNBC

Captain of shipwrecked migrant boat...

Captain of shipwrecked migrant boat arrested as more bodies brought ashore

Scientology-backed drug rehab trigg...

Scientology-backed drug rehab triggers a furor near Camp David

Giant Youth Parties, Fueled by Alco...

Giant Youth Parties, Fueled by Alcohol and the Internet, Face a Crackdown

Tulsa officers 'don't want this cas...

Tulsa officers 'don't want this case to be about race', Harris family says

ISIS Attacks Send Iraqi Refugees Fl...

ISIS Attacks Send Iraqi Refugees Fleeing to Baghdad

Blue Bell issues recall of all prod...

Blue Bell issues recall of all products

Washington Post

Gloomy Jon Stewart ?not getting the...

Gloomy Jon Stewart ?not getting the same satisfaction? from ?Daily Show?

He came, they laughed, and now he?s ready to move on.That was the takeaway from soon-to-be-former ?Daily Show? host Jon Stewart, who waxed eloquent about the little-seen film he directed and saying goodbye to satirical news in two conversations with the Guardian?s Hadley Freeman published this weekend.Read full article >>
Freddie Gray died from a ?tragic in...

Freddie Gray died from a ?tragic injury to his spinal cord,? Baltimore police say

Freddie Gray, who died on Sunday, a week after he was seriously injured following his arrest, suffered ?a very tragic injury to his spinal cord, which resulted in his death,? Baltimore Deputy Police Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said at a Monday press conference, citing the preliminary results of an autopsy. ?What we don?t know, and what we need to get to, is how that injury occurred,? Rodriguez said.Read full article >>
Weather Gang: Tornado watch: Storms...

Weather Gang: Tornado watch: Storms developing in D.C. region (UPDATES)

Any tornadoes that form should be isolated, with the best chance north of the District. Downpours and damaging winds are the more likely hazards.
Washington Post?s Carol Leonnig win...

Washington Post?s Carol Leonnig wins Pulitzer Prize for reporting on Secret Service lapses

For reporter Carol Leonnig, patience, timing and some extraordinary effort paid handsome returns.The Washington Post journalist spent months gaining the trust of normally reticent Secret Service agents to produce a series of bombshell stories last year about lapses in presidential security. In the wake of her reporting, which shook the faith in what was commonly viewed as an elite and selfless agency, President Obama replaced more than half of the service?s senior leadership, including its director.Read full article >>
TSA tightens rules for screening ai...

TSA tightens rules for screening airport and airline workers

The Transportation Security Administration is imposing more stringent regulations for screening airport and airline workers, four months after federal authorities discovered that a Delta Air Lines baggage handler allegedly was part of ring that smuggled guns from Atlanta to New York.Read full article >>
Jenkins: Tim Tebow takes another sh...

Jenkins: Tim Tebow takes another shot, on his re-engineered wing and a prayer

Tim Tebow is apparently back, and so are all of the sideshows that come with him: the bewildered announcers, the hot mix of superlatives and incompetence, the clotted biceps, and the try-too-hardness yet sheer stage-command of the man. This time, we are told, he is a more polished product ? as well he should be given that he has been on this quixotic quest to become a capable NFL quarterback since 2010. Think about that: Tebow has been working on his flaws for five years now with that strange, eager scalding desire of his. What, just what, if he makes it?Read full article >>

Reuters

Stocks firm after China stimulus, e...

Stocks firm after China stimulus, euro hit by Greek anxiety

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks were firm on Tuesday after China's latest step to prop up its faltering economy lifted global equities, while the euro was pressured on growing worries a cash-strapped Greece may default on its debt.
China overhauling IPO process, mull...

China overhauling IPO process, mulls foreign firms listing: report

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will switch to a "registration system" for initial public offerings (IPO), ending the current approval process, the official China Securities Journal reported on Tuesday, a day after parliament began reviewing draft changes to the Securities Law.
China needs more reform to avert 'b...

China needs more reform to avert 'boom bust' market scenarios-BlackRock

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The chief executive of BlackRock Inc , the world's largest money manager, said on Tuesday that China will need to continue to reform its capital markets to avert what he called boom and bust scenarios.
Oil prices ease as U.S. stockpiles ...

Oil prices ease as U.S. stockpiles seen rising

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices eased on Tuesday on expectations of another rise in U.S. stockpiles and as Saudi Arabia keeps output near record highs, but prices remained near a 2015-peak reached last week.
Business group sees thousands of U....

Business group sees thousands of U.S. jobs from Pacific trade deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The 12-nation Pacific trade pact would create nearly a quarter of a million U.S. jobs due to increased foreign investment in the United States, a business group estimated on Monday, in the first look at the deal's employment impact.
Wall Street rallies on China stimul...

Wall Street rallies on China stimulus ahead of tech earnings

(Reuters) - Wall Street ended sharply higher on Monday after China moved to stimulate its slowing economy while investors bought up technology stocks on cautious optimism on upcoming earnings reports.

ABC

How Passport Worker Helped Unravel ...

How Passport Worker Helped Unravel Alleged ISIS Pipeline

Last year, when the FBI office in Minneapolis received a call from the city???s passport office, U.S. counterterrorism officials had never heard of Abdullahi Yusuf.
Understanding Why Refugees Risk The...

Understanding Why Refugees Risk Their Lives to Reach Europe

Refugees have been journeying to Europe from Africa and the Middle East for years, but the numbers have seen a sharp climb recently because of several factors.
Parents, Friends Squabble Over 'Ove...

Parents, Friends Squabble Over 'Oversharenting'

Seems like everyone???s social media feeds are full of those parents who overshare, capturing their child???s every meal, every outfit, every moment.
Mayor 'Angry' About Man's Unexplain...

Mayor 'Angry' About Man's Unexplained Death After Arrest

Baltimore officials said they share residents??? frustration with the lack of answers for why Freddie Gray died a week after he was taken into police custody.
Clinton: Republicans 'Talking Only ...

Clinton: Republicans 'Talking Only About Me'

What would the GOP do without Hillary?
US Carrier Moved Closer to Yemeni W...

US Carrier Moved Closer to Yemeni Waters

See why the ship is being moved closer to the country.

BBC

Italy holds two over migrant deaths

Italy holds two over migrant deaths

The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya on Sunday, killing hundreds of migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say.
South Korea PM offers to resign

South Korea PM offers to resign

South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo offers to resign after facing accusations of accepting bribes.
AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty

AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty

Phil Rudd, drummer with Australian hard rock group AC/DC, unexpectedly pleads guilty at a New Zealand court to making a threat to kill.
'Spy charge' for US reporter in Ira...

'Spy charge' for US reporter in Iran

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, who was detained nine months ago in Iran, is facing four charges including espionage, his lawyer says.
Utah woman jailed for killing babie...

Utah woman jailed for killing babies

A Utah woman who admitted killing six of her own babies and hiding their bodies in her garage is sentenced to up to life in prison.
Ferguson wins local paper a Pulitze...

Ferguson wins local paper a Pulitzer

Several local papers join national broadsheets on the winners' list of the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes, US journalism's top awards.

New York Times

Blue Bell Creameries Issues Recall ...

Blue Bell Creameries Issues Recall of All Products

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.
Rangers 2, Penguins 1: Rangers Stif...

Rangers 2, Penguins 1: Rangers Stifle Penguins for 40 Minutes, Then Withstand a Flurry

The Rangers, who were No. 3 in the N.H.L. in goals against in the regular season, regained their defensive form and reclaimed the series lead with a Game 3 victory.
Upbeat Cuomo Arrives in Cuba, Seeki...

Upbeat Cuomo Arrives in Cuba, Seeking Trade and Recalling His Father

On the flight to Havana, the governor waxed on about his father?s relationship with Fidel Castro and spoke optimistically about future trade possibilities with Cuba.
New York Investigates Whether Boy S...

New York Investigates Whether Boy Scouts? Employment Practices Discriminated Against Gays

The attorney general?s office says it has received information indicating that scouts? policy conflicts with an affiliate?s recent hiring of a gay Eagle Scout.
A Grizzlies Fan Finds Fame as the B...

A Grizzlies Fan Finds Fame as the Bongo Lady

Malenda Meacham, a lawyer and judge, has become a celebrity at Memphis homes games for her over-the-top air-bongo routines on the scoreboard video screen via the FedEx Forum Bongo Cam.
Warning Iran, U.S. Sends Two More S...

Warning Iran, U.S. Sends Two More Ships to Yemen

The Obama administration cast the deployment on Monday as primarily a show of force to discourage Iran?s shipments of weapons to rebels.

WallStreet Journal

Bird Flu Hits Iowa Chickens in Esca...

Bird Flu Hits Iowa Chickens in Escalation of Virus Outbreak

An Iowa chicken flock has been hit with avian influenza, marking the biggest poultry operation to be affected by a virus outbreak that began last year.
EU Targets Russian Gas Giant

EU Targets Russian Gas Giant

The European Union plans to file formal antitrust charges against Russia?s Gazprom.
Airlines Hired Gumshoes to Document...

Airlines Hired Gumshoes to Document Subsidies at Rivals

The carriers hired investigators to help craft a claim of unfair subsidies.
Wells Fargo Eyes GE Commercial Lend...

Wells Fargo Eyes GE Commercial Lender

Wells Fargo is in talks to buy all or part of General Electric?s biggest lending operation, a move that could help the San Francisco bank extend its lead in helping to finance midsize businesses.
Chip Rollout Has Banks Scrambling

Chip Rollout Has Banks Scrambling

To cut credit-card fraud, issuers are embedding chips, with 575 million of the new cards expected to be in Americans? wallets by year-end.
Hong Kong Shares Rebound

Hong Kong Shares Rebound

Stocks in Hong Kong rebounded Tuesday from their largest tumble of the year.

Wired News

What?s Inside Jell-O? Lots of Sugar...

What?s Inside Jell-O? Lots of Sugar and, Well, Cowhide

What’s Inside Jell-O? Lots of Sugar and, Well, Cowhide

Back when the future was bright, and every night was Family Night, it was the gleaming Technicolor finale of suburban suppers ...

The post What’s Inside Jell-O? Lots of Sugar and, Well, Cowhide appeared first on WIRED.

Veep GIF and a Graf: Selina and Gar...

Veep GIF and a Graf: Selina and Gary Almost Come to Blows

Veep GIF and a Graf: Selina and Gary Almost Come to Blows

Last night we were treated to the most emotional climax of Veep thus far.

The post Veep GIF and a Graf: Selina and Gary Almost Come to Blows appeared first on WIRED.

13 Big Reveals From the New Jurassi...

13 Big Reveals From the New Jurassic World Trailer

13 Big Reveals From the New Jurassic World Trailer

Hot on the heels of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Batman v Superman, we saw the new global trailer for Jurassic World, and it's also a doozy.

The post 13 Big Reveals From the New Jurassic World Trailer appeared first on WIRED.

This $1.5B Startup Is Making Health...

This $1.5B Startup Is Making Health Insurance Suck Less

This $1.5B Startup Is Making Health Insurance Suck Less

Oscar Health just landed a nine-figure round of financing to advance its radical premise that health insurance doesn't have to suck.

The post This $1.5B Startup Is Making Health Insurance Suck Less appeared first on WIRED.

The Week in Trailers: Was There Som...

The Week in Trailers: Was There Something About Star Wars?

The Week in Trailers: Was There Something About Star Wars?

This week has heavyweights like Marvel, the Terminator franchise, and Star Wars, but also a few great indie gems as well.

The post The Week in Trailers: Was There Something About Star Wars? appeared first on WIRED.

GoPro Footage From the Edge of Spac...

GoPro Footage From the Edge of Space

GoPro Footage From the Edge of Space

GoPro footage is the most recent tool for communication from the brink of exploration.

The post GoPro Footage From the Edge of Space appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

Blazers had anti-Spanish-players si...

Blazers had anti-Spanish-players sign for Gm 1

Blazers had anti-Spanish-players sign for Gm 1
Obama jokes with Buckeyes at White ...

Obama jokes with Buckeyes at White House visit

Obama jokes with Buckeyes at White House visit
49ers OL: 'Insane' Harbaugh 'wore o...

49ers OL: 'Insane' Harbaugh 'wore out welcome'

49ers OL: 'Insane' Harbaugh 'wore out welcome'
Fan taken off by stretcher after fo...

Fan taken off by stretcher after foul ball at PNC

Fan taken off by stretcher after foul ball at PNC
Bucs GM: 'Biggest draft in history'...

Bucs GM: 'Biggest draft in history' of our team

Bucs GM: 'Biggest draft in history' of our team
Raptors' Williams named Sixth Man o...

Raptors' Williams named Sixth Man of the Year

Raptors' Williams named Sixth Man of the Year

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: I Was an A...

Opinionator | Menagerie: I Was an Animal Experimenter

I told myself the pigeons didn?t feel pain as I did.
Editorial: Vaccine Phobia in Califo...

Editorial: Vaccine Phobia in California

A sensible bill pending in the State Legislature would eliminate exemptions based on a parent?s personal belief.
Taking Note: The Politics of Awkwar...

Taking Note: The Politics of Awkwardness on ?Silicon Valley?

On the HBO comedy, male weirdness is linked with genius, but female weirdness is a liability.
Opinionator | The Stone: What, Exac...

Opinionator | The Stone: What, Exactly, Do You Want?

Having freedom of choice is often a good thing. But in many cases, choosing not to choose may be the best choice of all.
Room for Debate: Presidents Acting ...

Room for Debate: Presidents Acting Unilaterally

Have presidents relied too much on international executive agreements, avoiding the Senate?s authority to advise and consent on treaties?
Op-Ed Columnist: Muslims and Jews o...

Op-Ed Columnist: Muslims and Jews on the Seine

France imports the poison of the Middle East into its secular state.

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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Goats, llama and shepherdess help c...

Goats, llama and shepherdess help clear plants at Oregon airport

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - As planes took off and landed behind a fence one unusually warm April day at Portland International airport, a herd of goats lay basking in the sun, taking a nap break from their 24-hour job of chowing down on invasive plants.
U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal o...

U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal over Arizona 'fish pedicures'

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by the owner a Phoenix-area spa that ran afoul of Arizona state regulations that barred her from providing pedicures in which clients have their feet nibbled by small fish to remove dead skin.
Turnover explosion at Shanghai stoc...

Turnover explosion at Shanghai stock exchange has too many zeros for software

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's stock trading fever has made the Shanghai Stock Exchange the world's biggest in terms of turnover, surpassing the New York Stock Exchange, but the explosion in volumes has exceeded the ability of the exchange's software to report it.
Former Washington state governor ej...

Former Washington state governor ejects man from car

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Former Washington state Governor Chris Gregoire used fast thinking and driving to stop a stranger from climbing into her car in a store parking lot, Olympia police said on Thursday.
San Francisco board approves wild a...

San Francisco board approves wild animal performance ban

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to ban performances of wild or exotic animals for public entertainment, including appearances in circuses or on the sets of movies, television shows and commercials.
Wolverine tranquilized at New Jerse...

Wolverine tranquilized at New Jersey airport after chewing through cage

NEWARK, N.J. (Reuters) - Authorities at Newark International Airport in New Jersey tranquilized a wolverine who was enroute from Norway to an Alaskan wildlife center on Wednesday after discovering the wild animal had chewed through his metal carrier.
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