Sunday, June 30, 2013

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Published 12:56 CST (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
CNN: NYC sightseeing helicopter down in Hudson River
ABCNews: Helicopter lands in NYC's Hudson River

Heat wave
CNN: Record-setting heat wave turns fatal in Southwest
NBCNews: Health fears as more record temperatures forecast for heat-baked West
CBSNews: Oppressive heat wave to continue across West

Obama in Africa
NPR: 'Deeply humbled' Obama visits Mandela's former jail cell
CNN: Obama pledges $7 billion to upgrade power in Africa
NBCNews: Obama visits Mandela's former jail before South Africa speech

NSA spying/Snowden
FoxNews: Allegations on NSA bugging stir tension with European allies
CNN: Europe furious, 'shocked' by report of U.S. spying
NBCNews: Assange says 'no stopping' publishing of Snowden's NSA secrets
NBCNews: EU confronts Washington over reports it spies on European allies
NBCNews: Our unlikely man in Moscow takes on Putin over human rights, spying and Snowden

NPR: Egypt: Morsi rejects calls to step aside as protests build
CNN: Morsy's foes, supporters face off in Cairo on his first anniversary
CNN: U.S. student killed in Egypt was enthralled with region
NBCNews: Tens of thousands of Egyptians flood streets to demand Morsi quit

Vanderbilt sex crime investigation
CNN: Four Vandy football players dismissed amid sex crime
NBCNews: Vandy dismisses four players caught up in sex crime probe

Pop culture news
NBCNews: Michael Phelps repeats he has no comeback plans
ABCNews: Prepare for Google reader shutdown on Monday

Aviation news
NBCNews: 4 die in midair collision of glider, airplane in British Columbia

Voting Rights Act
NBCNews: Let the lawsuits begin: Advocates pivot strategy following Voting Rights Act ruling

Science news
NPR: Your choice in utensils can change how food tastes

Workplace news
FoxNews: Indian airline recruits female flight attendants to save money on fuel

Lightning strike news
NBCNews: Lightning strikes three children at Indianapolis summer camp; one critically injured

Ecosystem news
USAToday: 'Crazy ants' invade Southern states, altering ecosystem

News of the horrid
CNN: Man accused of strangling, shopping up cooking puppy

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
CBSNews: Atheists unveil 'first' monument on government property
CBSNews: Is cursive writing dead?
NPR: Legalese aside, how do we talk about race?
FoxNews: California responders suing teen hikers for recovery costs, medical bills

Outside-the-U.S. news
NPR: Pretend leaders excite Palestinians' Democratic spirit
NBCNews: 16 killed, including 4 children, in Pakistan bomb attack
NBCNews: 7 Saudis imprisoned for using Facebook to urge protests
CNN: Top Somali militant, wanted by U.S. killed in infighting
NBCNews: From ethnic slaughter to stability in two decades: Former war zone Croatia joins EU

Out-of-the-ordinary news
FoxNews: Inmates rush to aid guard after prisoner bites off her ear
NBCNews: Alligator found in New London running down sidewalk

Obituaries in the news
NBCNews: Plano police looking into death of pro-wrestler Doink the Clown

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Anna Nicole Smith
Hollywood Reporter: 'Anna Nicole' movie: Agnes Bruckner on playing on icon and the surprising thing she learned

USAToday: NASCAR race at Kentucky starts on time, but rain in area

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Trending: Saturday, June 29, 2013

Published 2:14 p.m. CST (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headines
Heat wave
CNN: Heat won't relent in scorched Southwest
NBCNews: 34 sent to hospitals in Las Vegas as recorder heat parks over West, Southwest
FoxNews: Blazing heat wave bears down on Western US, prompts health warnings

Obama in Africa
CNN: Obama meets with Mandela's family in South Africa
NBCNews: Obama meets Mandela's family, praises anti-apartheid leader
USAToday: Anti-Obama protests broken up in Africa

Edward Snowden
NBCNews: TGI Friday's, Irish pubs and free Wi-Fi: Welcome to Edward Snowden's airport hideaway

Athlete arrest news
CNN: Colts' Lefeged arrested in Washington

Gun news
CNN: Hundreds of Park Police guns unaccounted for, report says

Cruise news
CNN: Nearly 20% report problems on cruises

Thinking news
NBCNews: The 'Internet of Things' pits George Jetson vs. George Orwell

Penis amputation sentence
CNN: California ex-wife sentenced for cutting off husband's penis

Boston bombing aftermath
CNN: One Fund Boston to distribute nearly $61 million to marathon victims
NBCNews: Fund to distribute nearly  $61 million to victims of Boston Marathon bombings

Health news
ABCNews: Fish oil might help fight breast cancer
CBSNews: Processed carbohydrates are addictive, brain study suggests

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
USAToday: Don't text and walk: Pedestrians step in front of trains
NPR: Coming to an airport near you: Fluffy stress relief
NBCNews: Space shuttle Atlantis on exhibit for first time
NBCNews: OK to slaughter horses for meat, federal agency tells New Mexico plant
ABCNews: Champion dog allegedly neutered, kidnapped

Outside-the-U.S. news
CBSNews: Top 15 places to live and work abroad in 2013
NBCNews: FIFA responds to Brazilian protests with $100 million social fund
NBCNews: American killed in Egypt was teaching English
NBCNews: Bagpipes play up a storm in Pakistan's boomtown

CBSNews: Legendary photographer Bert Stern 1929-2013
USAToday: Former MLB pitcher Justin Miller found dead at 35

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The Heat
RottenTomatoes: Tomatometer (64%); audience (78%)

White House Down
RottenTomatoes: Tomatormeter (50%); audience (73%)

Tour de France
NPR: Tour De France: A fresh start for 100th race

Friday, June 28, 2013

Trending: Friday, June 28, 2013

Published 3:46 p.m. CST (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
Boston bombing aftermath
NBCNews: 'I can't stand to see such evil go unpunished:' Indictment reveals Tsarnaev's boat message

CNN: Dangerously hot temperatures roasting the Southwest
NBCNews: Extreme weekend heat wave to scorch western US
ABCNews: Temperatures could hit 120 in the West

Leak investigations
NBCNews: Ex-Pentagon general target of leak investigation, sources say
NPR: U.S. Army restricts access to 'The Guardian' Website

NBCNews: 'No one wants this fight:' Ecuadoreans divided over Snowden asylum

FoxNews: Texas woman indicted in ricin letter-to-Obama case
CNN: Woman indicted in mailing of ricin-laced letters to Obama, Bloomberg

NPR: U.S. pacifies in Afghan village, but will it stay that way?

Science news
FoxNews: UK may approve creating babies with DNA from 3 people

Gun violence
CNN: Conorer: Ohio boys' deaths a homicide-suicide
NBCNews: Two injured in shooting at Colorado corrections department facility

Missing sailboat
NBCNews: Missing American schooner 'probably had a catastrophic event;' 7 remain missing

Vatican news
NBCNews: Vatican monsignor arrested over alleged fraud, corruption and slander, lawyer says

Health news
NPR: Polio outbreak in Somalia jeopardizes global eradication

Technology news
CNN: BlackBerry 10 is not a hit; stock nosedives 28%
ABCNews: Blackberry's comeback in doubt as new phone sales fizzle

Faith-based birth control Obamacare
NBCNews: Final issue on birth-control access for faith-based employers

Aviation news
FoxNews: Delta punished for breaking the rules on passenger bumping

Good Samaritan news
NBCNews: Good Samaritan who saved young girl dies from injuries
FoxNews: Good Samaritan who saved drowning girl dies from injuries weeks after rescue

Royal baby news
NBCNews: Crowds, cakes, cocktails: UK prepares to greet royal baby

Sarah Murnaghan lung transplant
NBCNews: Dying girl, 10, received two sets of lungs after national debate

Pop culture
CNN: Alec Baldwin launches Twitter rant against journalist
NBCNews: Alec Baldwin Twitter-rants after wife accused of tweeting during Gandolfini funeral
NBCNews: J.C. Penney, Walgreens latest of 10 companies to drop Paula Deen

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Wedding industry preps for bells to ring after DOMA ruling
ABCNews: Gay man adopts his partner to avoid inheritance tax

Outside-the-U.S. news
CBSNews: Egypt: American killed during violent clashes
NPR: China's 'shadow banking' and how it threatens the economy
CNN: Egyptian clerics warn of 'civil war' ahead of mass protests
NBCNews: Not-so-eternal flame: JFK-linked memorial goes out

Out-of-the-ordinary news
NBCNews: Car crash leaves man, dog coated in paint
NBCNews: Santa Ana immigration officer took cash, egg rolls as bribes, feds say
FoxNews: 100-year-old grandma graduates from elementary school in Mexico
FoxNews: Woman's 'foot orgasm' is first known case
ABCNews: N.J. woman gives birth on front lawn

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NBA draft
BleacherReport: 2013 NBA draft results: Biggest winners and losers

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Paul Pierce
SBNation: Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett get traded as the Celtics finally blow it up

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Newsday: Murray eases into Wimbledon 4th round

Trey Burke
SI: Trey Burke not hottest name in draft, but he could be the best player

Immigration reform
NBCNews: Does immigration reform stand a chance?

Jared Leto
NYDailyNews: Jared Leto dresses in drag as he dons pink wig, fake eyelashes, red lipstick for Candy cover

Dwight Howard
USAToday: Lakers GM to Dwight Howard: 'We care about you'

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Trending: Thursday, June 27, 2013

Published 5:07 p.m. (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
Boston bombing suspect
CNN: Indictment returned against Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

CNN: Plane carrying Missoni fashion director found off Venezuela

Serial bike bomber
ABCNews: (Video ad first) Feds: Serial bike bomber on the loose; Times Square just one target

Mortgage rate news
CNN: Mortgage rates soar to 4.46% - biggest jump in 26 years

Missing sailboat
CNN: Historic American sailboat missing at sea near New Zealand
FoxNews: Mysterious call gives family of missing American ship captain hope

Technology news
CNN: Shields up! Scientists work to produce 'Star Trek' deflector device
NBCNews: Banking with your mobile? There will be a fee for that...

Cool stuff news
TIME: Watch the world change

North Korea
FoxNews: U.N. agencies in North Korea carrying in cash to keep operations afloat
ABCNews: Cyberattacks shut down major Korean Websites

Afghanistan news
NBCNews: Report: Millions wasted on disappearing tractors, solar panels in Afghanistan

World-of-work news
FoxNews: Forgotten Americans: Can anyone rescue the long-term unemployed?
ABCNews: (Video ad) Boss exits barricaded factory after deal with workers

Health news
CNN: New federal rules require healthier school snacks
NBCNews: New rules make school a junk food-free zone
ABCNews: More frozen berries recalled over hepatitis fears
CBSNews: FDA shuts down over 1,600 online pharmacies

Hurricane Sandy
NBCNews: Body of NYC storm victim lay undected for months

Gun violence news
ABCNews: Half brothers, 9 and 12, fatally shot

Texas DA murders
NBCNews: Couple indicted for capital murder in deaths of Texas DA, wife, and assistant

Science news
NPR: The climate fix might be decades ahead of its time
ABCNews: NASA to launch telescope to the sun today

Thinking news
NPR: What the rise of cage-free eggs means for chickens

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
HLN: Amid fury, Clorox pulls post insulting new dads
EW: Fox fall premiere dates get jump on rivals

Outside-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Ancient African coins spark international treasure hunt
NBCNews: Tunisia frees trio who staged topless protest against Islamist-led government
NBCNews: US suspending Bangladesh trade benefits after factory tragedies - source

Out-of-the-ordinary news
CNN: Lead bar falls from sky, crashes into Seattle family's home

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Aaron Hernandez
CNN: Aaron Hernandez investigated in 2012 double slaying
NBCNews: Hernandez probed in two drive-by killings last year, sources say

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Nelson Mandela
CNN: Zuma: Mandela's condition improves, now critical but stable

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Trayvon Martin
FoxNews: Teen who spoke to Trayvon Martin moments before his death in Zimmerman trial

Big Brother
EW: 'Big Brother' ties weakest preimier ever

Today Show
WashingtonPost: Paula Deen claims to be victim of 'hurtful lies' on 'Today' show

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Inquistr: Texas abortion bill SB5 fails to pass

CNN: Seven-time champion Federer suffers shock defeat

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Trending: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Published 8:19 CST (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
Same sex Supreme Court ruling (DOMA)
NBCNews: Supreme Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act, paves way for gay marriage to resume in California
CNN: Supreme Court strikes down federal provision on same-sex marriage benefits
NPR: Same-sex-marriage fight shifts back to states
FoxNews: Supreme Court strikes down DOMA provision denying benefits to gay couples
USAToday: Ruling hands married gay couples potential tax benefits

Obama in Africa
CNN: Obama heads to Africa to promote investment, democracy

Edward Snowden
NBCNews: Hagel calls on Russia to return Edward Snowden to answer for 'serious security breach'
CNN: Snowden's global 'cat and mouse' chase leaves media stuck in transit
FoxNews: Snowden stuck in Moscow? US, Russia wrangle over leaker status

David Hernandez
CNN: Former New England Patriot Hernandez charged with murder

Sarah Murnaghan lung transplant
CNN: Sarah Murnaghan struggles without breathing tube, so it's reinserted

Weather news
NBCNews: Torrential rains prompt flood warnings in Midwest
USAToday: Dangerous heat wave forecast in Southwest

Aviation news
ABCNews: Possible food poisoning strikes passengers on trans-Atlantic flight

Environmental news
CBSNews: Crabs, oysters disappearing in Maryland's shrinking island
NPR: New bugs in Florida stymie researchers, threaten crops

Health news
CNN: No more chemo: Docs say it's not so far-fetched
FoxNews: Breakthrough 'reverse' vaccine may help combat Type 1 diabetes

Science news
CNN: Researchers: Newly found planets might support life

Technology news
CNN: Microsoft previews new Windows, music player, more
NBCNews: Father of the Web scolds 'hypocritical' West over spying

Trans-Pacific Partnership
NBCNews: The huge trade deal you've probably never heard of

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
USAToday: N.J.'s largest newspaper says closure looms
CNN: Texas executes 500th inmate since 1976
NBCNews: Wal-Mart, Home Depot end relationships with Paula Deen
NBCNews: Mom sues Monster energy drink over teen's death
NBCNews: Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding gown sells for $188K

Outside-the-U.S. news
NBCNew: UN: Wrold struggling to cope with legal drugs that mimic illicit substances
CBSNews: EU deal determines who pays for future bailouts

Out-of-the-ordinary news
CNN: 20 tourists survive Canadian Arctic ice breakaway
USAToday: (Video ad first) Two-headed turtle hatches at Texas zoo

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Wendy Davis
NBCNews: After epic Lone Star filibuster, Gov. Perry calls for new special session
NPR: The Wendy Davis ride

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Michael Jackson
CNN: 'They're going to kill me,' Michael Jackson told son

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Jodie Sweetin
USAToday: Jodie Sweetin splits from third husband

USAToday: Ouya seeks to shake up video-game console business

Mellody Hobson
CBSNews: George Lucas and Mellody Hobson wed

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Trending: Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Published 6:32 p.m. CST (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
FoxNews: US officials challenge Putin over Snowden claims, push for extradition
CNN: Snowden remains in Moscow airport, is 'free man,' Russian president says

Cabinet news
NBCNews: Senate confirms Pritzker as Commerce head

IRS scandal news
FoxNews: IRS credit cards used for wine, pornography, IG report says

Weather news
NPR: NOAA: A rare tsunami hit the East Coast earlier this month

Enviromental news
NPR: Obama's climate strategy does't require Congressional approval
CNN: Obama wants limits on coal plants, says Keystone can't boost pollution
NBCNews: Obama: No time for 'flat-earth society' on climate change
FoxNews: Obama orders new rules on coal-fired plants, sets conditions for Keystone pipeline

Adoption news
CNN: Justices rule for adoptive couple in Native-American custody dispute
NBCNews: Supreme Court rule for couple over baby girl's adoption

Aviation news
ABCNews: Women forced off flight, charged for not turning off cellphone

Airport theft news
CNN: $1.2 million in $100 bills stolen from Swiss airline in  New York
NBCNews: $1.2M in $100 bills goes missing from JFK-bound fight: FBI

Stock market news
CNN: Stocks rebound as U.S. economy firms
CBSNews: Stocks rally after recent shocks

Science news
ABCNews: Bumpy-faced cow-sized reptile (bunostegos) roamed the ancient desert

Health news
CBSNews: Get ready for invading Asian tiger mosquitoes
NBCNews: Look out: nasty new mosquito is invading U.S.
NBCNews: Pricey prostate cancer treatments used on men who may not need them
CBSNews: Hepatitis C blood test for all baby boomers, U.S. panel urges

Housing news
CNN: Home prices jump $12%; new home sales hit a five year high

World-of-work news
NBCNews: Delta CEO gives upseat for strugging mom

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Interracial couple launches 'We are the 15 percent' in response to Cheerios ad backlash
CBSNews: Study: Dogs bond with owners similar to babies with parents
NBCNews: Turns out our dogs kind of are our 'babies:' study
CNN: Asia's ideal beauty: Looking Caucasian
CNN: Starbuck's hikes prices
USAToday: Texas soon to hit grim milestone: 500th execution

Outside-the-U.S. News
NBCNews: Qatar ruler hands power to son to mark 'new era'

Out-of-the-ordinary news
FoxNews: 14-year-old fatally impaled on horn of bull statue at Texas Tech
NBCNews: 'World's most mysterious (Voynich) manuscript' has genuine message
CBSNews: Michigan allows domesticated deer to remain with family

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ABCNews: Blackhawks fans celebrate another Stanley Cup

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 200,000 but <1M searches
George Zimmerman
FoxNews: Dershowitz: Knock-knock joke told by Zimmerman's attorney grounds for mistrial
FoxNews: Jury sees gun that killed Trayvon Martin in George Zimmerman murder trial
HLN: Jurors see photos of Trayvon Martin's body

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Wimbledon 2013
UKTelegraph: Wimbledon 2013: No 1 seed Novak Djokovic defeats Germany's Florian Mayer in the first round

NYTimes: Between the lines of the Voting Rights Act

Antoni Gaudi
TheGuardianUK: Antoni Gaudi: A doogle for the master architect of the Sagrada Familia