MSNBC - United States

Zika Virus Birth Defects May Be ‘Tip of the Iceberg’

The explosion of birth defects linked to the Zika virus may be just the “tip of the iceberg,” experts said Sunday. But they have some good news, too.

Posted on 2 May 2016 @ 12:57 am

Jesuit Priest, Peace Activist Daniel Berrigan Dies at 94

Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist, was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War.

Posted on 2 May 2016 @ 12:00 am

Puerto Rico to Default on $422 Million Debt Payment

“I had to choose, and I chose,” Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 11:49 pm

California Teen Who Fell Off Mountain Dies, Family Says

Makayla Castro, 18, suffered a head injury and several broken bones when she fell while rock climbing April 20 in Arizona.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 11:19 pm

No Water, No Teachers for Detroit

Despite its post-bankruptcy revival, Detroit still struggles to provide some of the most basic services to its residents.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 10:11 pm

Half Full: Woman Sues Starbucks Over Too Much Ice

The suit says because of the amount of ice Starbucks uses in their cold beverages, customers can end up with half of the amount of drink advertised.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 9:36 pm

Malia Obama to Attend Harvard University

Malia Obama will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017, the president and first lady said in a statement on Sunday.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 9:35 pm

Star Tribune - United States

Firefighters battle huge fire at New York City church

Posted on 2 May 2016 @ 1:15 am

Plane in fatal crash belonged to Vegas stunt-flying company

Posted on 2 May 2016 @ 12:55 am

Q&A: Puerto Rico’s debt crisis explained

Posted on 2 May 2016 @ 12:35 am

The Latest: Elephants kick off final Ringling performance

Posted on 2 May 2016 @ 12:10 am

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Northstar Cash’ game

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 11:55 pm

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 3′ game

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 11:45 pm

23 shootings by toddlers this year

In most cases – some fatal – kids shoot themselves.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 11:08 pm

US News and World Report - United States

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France 24 - France

Protesters quit Baghdad Green Zone after unprecedented breach

Protesters were withdrawing from Baghdad’s Green Zone on Sunday after breaking into the fortified area and storming Iraq’s parliament in an unprecedented security breach the day before.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 8:14 pm

Malia Obama to take ‘gap year,’ enter Harvard in 2017

President Barack Obama’s daughter Malia will take a year off after graduating high school in June before attending Harvard University in 2017

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 3:47 pm

Obama bows out as comedian-in-chief at annual correspondents’ dinner

President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner for the last time – wrapping up with “Obama out” and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 2:04 pm

Femen gatecrash National Front rally in central Paris

Topless Femen activists on Sunday interrupted the French far-right National Front’s (FN) annual May Day gathering for the second year running, baring their chests and toasting “The end of the FN” before being arrested.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 1:53 pm

Video: Copyright expires for French classic ‘Bolero’

Almost 90 years after it was first performed in Paris, the copyright on Sunday expired for one of the world’s most popular and unique pieces of classical music, Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero”.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 10:19 am

Clashes at Paris May Day rally as demonstrators protest labour reforms

Police fired tear gas after protesters hurled bottles and other projectiles during a May Day rally in Paris Sunday, where controversial labour reforms were the main focus of demonstrations.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 9:57 am

Police officers, soldiers killed in Turkey border attacks

Two police officers were killed and 22 people, including nine police officers, were wounded in a car bomb attack at a police headquarters in Turkey’s Gaziantep, one of two attacks Sunday, security sources and the provincial governor said.

Posted on 1 May 2016 @ 8:22 am

The Examiner - United States

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