No fatalities in highway bridge collapse in Washington state, authorities say
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust." "I hit the brakes and we went off," Sligh told reporters from a hospital, adding ...
No deaths as partial bridge collapse sends vehicles plunging into Washington ...
Bridge Collapse Survivor: 'Rough Day'
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Boy Scouts vote to allow gay members
Appleton Post Crescent
Boy Scouts Allow Gay Members: The Boy Scouts of America have voted in favor of allowing openly gay members. Written by. | By Elizabeth Weise. USA Today. Filed Under. APC · Local News. Boy Scouts salute early Saturday morning during the New Jersey ...
Boy Scouts of America Changing Policy to Allow Openly Gay Youth
NJ man who sued on gay ban says change falls short
Boy Scouts End Longtime Ban on Openly Gay Youths
Runways Reopen After Emergency at Heathrow Airport
A British Airways jet made an emergency landing at London's Heathrow Airport Friday after developing a technical problem after takeoff. TV footage showed smoke streaming from one of the engines. Airport officials briefly closed both runways at Europe's ...
Footage from on board stricken Heathrow plane
BA flight makes emergency landing at Heathrow
Today in pics: Emergency landing closes runway at Heathrow Airport
British police ponder conspiracy after soldier murder
By Guy Faulconbridge and Michael Holden. LONDON | Thu May 23, 2013 7:01pm EDT. LONDON (Reuters) - Police investigating the murder of a soldier hacked to death on a busy London street were looking on Friday into whether the two suspected killers, ...
Blame game: MI5 faces probe over Woolwich killing
Woolwich attack: Suspects known to security services
Woolwich attack: terrorist proclaimed 'an eye for an eye' after attack
Wall Street Journal
UN rapporteur Emmerson hails 'historic' Obama drone vow
The lawyer leading a UN drone inquiry has praised a speech by US President Barack Obama as a "significant step towards increased transparency". Ben Emmerson said Mr Obama had broken new ground in his speech on Thursday by affirming his ...
Should President Obama end the war on terror?
Obama's Drone Speech Welcomed in...
Obama lifts ban on Guantanamo transfers to Yemen
Obama to Address Naval Graduates as Sex Assault Issue Lingers
New York Times
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — President Obama will address Naval Academy graduates on Friday morning, welcoming the next generation of officers even as the military confronts a growing number of sexual assault cases.
Obama's day: Graduation at Navy
Obama to speak at Naval Academy graduation for 2nd time
Obama addressing Naval Academy graduates 2nd time
Syrian opposition, government prepare for peace talks: mediator
CAIRO (Reuters) - Syria's opposition and government are preparing to take part in an internationally-sponsored peace conference, the United Nations-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said on Tuesday. "The Syrian people are building great hopes on ...
Keeping the peace with Russia
Syrian government agrees in principle to peace conference
5.7-magnitude earthquake shakes Northern Calif
GREENVILLE, Calif. - A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit Northern California Thursday night that was felt nearly 150 miles away, but there were no early reports of damage. The temblor struck at 8:47 p.m. and was centered near Greenville, about 25 miles ...
Northern California Earthquake: 5.7-Magnitude Temblor Causes Minimal Damage
5.7-magnitude earthquake strikes near Susanville in Northern California
Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake Reported near Fiji Islands - Central Coast News ...
Israelis, Palestinians say chances low for Kerry's peace effort
Los Angeles Times
JERUSALEM -- Wrapping up his fourth Holy Land trip in three months, Secretary of State John F. Kerry voiced optimism Thursday that his low-profile campaign to relaunch U.S.-brokered peace talks is making headway. But while the top American diplomat is ...
Defense Releases Photos, Texts of Trayvon Martin
Data released Thursday by the defense from slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin's cellphone includes texts with a friend about fighting, smoking pot and being forced to move out of his mother's house because of trouble at school, as well as photos of a gun ...
George Zimmerman attorneys ask for six-week trial delay
Trayvon Martin pics, texts released