Saturday, August 31, 2013

Trending: Saturday, August 31, 2013

Update: (2:16 p.m. CDT)
CNN: Obama urges military action against Syria, but will seek Congress' OK

Published 12:17 p.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)
Yesterday's Google trends at bottom

Today's headlines
CNN: So what exactly are Obama's actions on Syria?

Earthquake news
NBCNews: Quake, shocks rattle Alaskan island area

Outbreak news
NBCNews: In Texas and beyond, hot spots for vaccine refusers alarm officials

Smartphone news
NBCNews: Your phone is blabbing your location to anyone who will listen

Sports team sexual assault news
CNN: High school soccer players accused of sexual assault

Brain health news
CNN: Playing for time: Can music stave off dementia?

Diana Nyad
CNN: 5th time a charm? Diana Nyad tries Cuba to Florida swim again

India rapes
NPR: Juvenile gets three years in gang rape, murder of Indian woman

NBCNews: At least 18 killed, including NATO service member, in two Afghanistan attacks

North Korea
FoxNews: Satellite images show North Korea expanding rocket launch site, analysts say

Animal news
USAToday: To avoid sunburn, whales get a tan

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
CNN: Supreme Court justice to perform same-sex wedding ceremony

Outside-the-U.S. news
NPR: 15 killed in China ammonia leak

Out-of-the-ordinary news
NBCNews: 80-year-old weightlifter tests positive for steroid, banned
Yesterday's Google trends with at least 200,000 searches
Lamar Odom
CNN: Lamar Odom arrested for DUI

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,000 but <200,000 searches
Dedication 5
See (The bird won't go there because he caught a virus there once)

Seamus Heaney
BBC: Seamus Heaney death: Irish reaction

Dave Chappelle
USAToday: Dave Chappelle walks off stage in Connecticut

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