Friday, May 31, 2013

Trending: Friday, May 31, 2013

Published 3:28 p.m. CST (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines...
CBSNews: Russia to sell MiG jet fighters to Syria, jet maker says
CNN: U.S. mom killed helping rebels: 3 Westerners among the dead in Syria

Houston hotel blaze
USAToday: 6 firefighters hurt in Houston 5-alarm hotel fire
NBCNews: 6 firefighers injured fighting 5-alarm Houston fire: KPRC

Arizona mom jailed in Mexico
NBCNews: 'I'm free:' Arizona mom returns to US after drug allegations dropped in Mexico
CNN: Arizona mom freed from Mexican jail 'screamed' for joy

Sexual assault news
NBCNews: Three US Navy football players under investigation for alleged sex assault, sources say
CNN: Navy football players investigated in sex assault complaint

NBCNews: Medicare fund insolvancy date a bit further away than last year
CNN: Slower health spending helps buy Medicare 2 more years

Spelling bee news
NBCNews: Spelling bee winner: 'I studied German language patterns'
CNN: 8th-grade spelling bee champ on hearing his word: 'I got this'

Science news
NPR: Huge asteroid makes its closest pass to Earth today
NPR: Gizmo uses lung cells to sniff out health hazards in urban air
CNN: Large asteroid zipping past Earth, dragging its own moon along
NBCNews: Asteroid 1998 QE2's flyby spurs the White House to gather the geeks
NPR: Big-mouthed toucans key to forest evolution

Transportation news
FoxNews: 4 dead after 2 small planes collide in Arizona
CNN: Small plane crashes into Virginia apartment's living room
CNN: Government proposes rules for self-driving cars

Health news
NPR: Young women with breast cancer opting for mastectomy
NPR: Nordic diet could be local alternative to Mediterranean diet

Weather news
NBCNews: Arkansas flash flooding kills sheriff, sweeps away officer, official says

War in Afghanistan news
NBCNews: The drawdown diet: Marines steamed by loss of hot meal in Afghanistan base

Followup news
NBCNews: Body of Missouri mom of triplets found two years afters he vanished
FoxNews: Remains of missing Missouri mom Jacque Waller found, official says

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
FoxNews: Reporter arrested at Oklahoma graduation for alleged upskirt photographs
NBCNews: Toy chicken recalled for being 'too darned loud'
NBCNews: 8 arrested after brawl at kindergarten graduation
NBCNews: Will Google Glass destroy your love life?
CNN: Superman gets new logo for 75th anniversary

Culture-in-the-U.S. news continued
NBCNews: After vote allowing gay kids to become Boy Scouts, some families call it quits
NBCNews: Harshit and Abass: Worst... and real... baby names

Thinking news
NBCNews: Forget self-denial: Key to richer, healthier life is a good imagination
NBCNews: Richest 1% control 39% of world's wealth and growing

Outside-the-U.S. news
FoxNews: Obama administration to blame for jailing of hero Bin Laden doctor, says Pakistani report
CNN: Train mows down three elephants in eastern India
NBCNews: Wary of  'Frankenfood,' S. Korea suspends US wheat imports
CNN: Report: Court to hear case at center of Istanbul protests

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Julius Richard Petri
TheIndependent: This will grow on you: Google Doodle celebrates 161st birthday of Julius
TimesOfIndia: Google pays tribute to Julius Richard Petri

NBCNews: (Video) It's time to Prancercise! Horse-inspired 'fitness workout' goes viral
FoxNews: Prancercise: New eccentric fitness routine mimics dancing like a horse
OrlandoSentinel: Prancercise goes from viral video to 'Today Show'
USAToday: Prancercise program trains your inner horse

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Trending: Thursday, May 30, 2013

Published 8:02 p.m. CST (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
CNN: Report: Syrian forces kill American, British citizen accused of fighting alongside rebels

▪ CNN: Letter to Obama intercepted: similar to ricin-laced letter to Bloomberg

Ohio State president
▪ CNN: Ohio State Pres. Gordon Gee under fire for comments about Notre Dame, Catholics

FBI head nominee
NBCNews: Prosecutor James Comey tapped to head FBI known for role in Bush-era surveillance standoff

Workplace news
NPR: Joblessness shortens life expectancy for white women
USAToday: Chicago Sun Times lays off all photographers; union to file charge

Weather news
ABCNews: Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Arkansas

TSA News
NBCNews: TSA eliminates all invasive X-ray machines

Gun violence news
NBCNews: Most police murders involve guns, study says

Science news
CNN: Will mammoths be brought back to life? Liquid blood find fuels cloning hopes
FoxNews: 'Poop transplants:' How well do they really work?

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
CBSNews: Tweets may show may to saddest city (Beaumont, Texas) in the U.S.
USAToday: Mariah Carey says goodbye to 'American Idol'

Outside-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Sewer pipe miracle baby leaves China hospital; no charges for mother
ABCNews: Al Qaeda magazine praises 'great' Tsarnaev brothers for bombing

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The Voice
eonline: 'The Voice' backstage: Judith Hill and Sarah Simmons talk about their shocking elimination

ChicagoSunTimes: Blackhawks, fans can breathe again after tense Game 7

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Miranda Lambert
HollywoodReporter: Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert support Oklahoma at tornado benefit concert

Canelo Alvarez
USAToday: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez booked for Sept. 14

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Michele Bachmann
WashingtonPost: Michele Bachmann, GOP squeaky wheel, ready to retire

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Trending: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Published 7:32 p.m. CST (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
CNN: Threatening letters to Bloomberg test positive for ricin
ABCNews: Cops: Letters to NYC mayor test positive for ricin

London hacking death
CNN: 22-year-old charged with murder in British soldier's hacking death

Robert Bales
CNN: Lawyer: Soldier to pead guilty in killing of 16 Afghan villagers

IRS scandal
NBCNews: Tea Party groups sue IRS, Obama administration

Amelia Earhart
FoxNews: Amelia Earhart's plane found? Sonar images may have pinpointed wreckage

Health news
NBCNews: FDA to import scarce nutrition drugs for sickest babies
CBSNews: Young adults protected from emergency room costs under Affordable Care Act: Study

Workplace news
AOLNews: 10 worst-paying college majors

Science news
CBSNews: Voyager 1 is approaching solar system's outer limits (ad first)

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Starbucks workers sue over who gets the tips
CNN: Poll: America is losing its religion
CNN: Moms are breadwinners in record 4 out of 10 households
NBCNews: Teacher fired by Catholic school after artificial insemination
NBCNews: My butt is so huge! 'Fat talk' is common and harmful
ABCNews: Cell phone users check phones 150x day

Facebook news
CNN: Under pressure, Facebook targets sexist hate speech
NBCNews: Nasdaq to pay $10 million find for 'poor' systems in Facebook IPO

Other news
CNN: Top U.S.pork firm gets Chinese owner: China's expensive love affair with pork
FoxNews: Obama bid to sell FDR-era utility riles some Southern residents

Outside-the-U.S. news
ABCNews: Baby rescued from sewer born  in toilet 'by accident'
CNN: In China, 'cancer villages' a reality of life
NBCNews: Miss Universe Canada initially crowns wrong winner due to typo
FoxNews: Some 100,000 Christians killed per year over faith, Vatican says
ABCNews: World's oldest and most complete Torah school found, Italian scholar claims

Out-of-the-ordinary news
ABCNews: New Jersey inmates improperly received at least $23 million

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Miami Heat
BleacherReport: Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers: Game 4 Score, highlights and analysis
MiamiHerald: Miami Heat struggles through Game 4, Indiana Pacers tie series

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USAToday: Red Wings-Blackhawks Game 7 preview
NYTimes: Original Six rivalry goes to  a Game 7

Mara Wilson
TheInquistr: Mara Wilson: Former child star explains why other young actors 'go crazy'

Cullen Finnerty
DetroitFreePress: Jeff Siedel: Cullen Finnerty found dead after desperate search for ex-GVSU star
CNN: Mystery surrounds death of former star quarterback in Michigan woods

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Trending: Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Published 7:45 p.m. CST (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
Oregon teen bomb plot
NBCNews: Oregon teen charged with attempted murder in alleged bomb plot

George Zimmerman trial
NBCNews: Judge denies delay, bars evidence in George Zimmerman trial
ABCNews: Trayvon Martin drug photos can't be mentioned, says judge

FoxNews: Issa subpoenas State Department for Benghazi documents
MERS virus
CNN: New SARS-like virus is 'threat to the entire world'

Bird flu
FoxNews: A 'concerning development:' New China bird flu resistant to Tamiflu

Maryland train-truck collision
CNN: Freight train hits truck and derails in Maryland; it 'felt like an earthquake'
NBCNews: Freight train derails, bursts into flames near Baltimore
CBSNews: Tractor trailer, cargo train collide outside Baltimore

Missing ex-football player
NBCNews: Grand Valley State players go searching for missing ex-QB
The Dow
CNN: Super Tuesday: The Dow at record high

CBSNews: China eyed in U.S. weapons systems hack

Liberty Reserve
FoxNews: Secret Service busts $6 billion money laundering scheme
CNN: Arrests made in $6 billion cyber money-laundering case
NBCNews: Fed shut down 'financial hub of the cyber-crime world'

Marine shooting spree
CNN: Marine in Texas shootings also killed wife, police say
NBCNews: Marine killed wife, when on shooting spree, say police

Harvard dean resigns
NBCNews: Harvard dean who authorized email searches resigns

NBCNews: New Rutgers AD faced sexual discrimination lawsuit while at Lousville in 2008
ABCNews: Was Rutgers' Julie Hermann abusive as coach?

NBCNews: Israel warns of action over Russian plan to give missiles to Syria's Assad
NBCNews: McCain slips into Syria to meet with rebel leaders

NPR: Wal-Mart to pay $81 million for hazardous waste dumping
Workplace news
HuffPost: U.S. workers trail rest of developed countries in vacation time: Report
Science news
NBCNews: US, Italian, Russian spacefliers begin quick trip to space station
NBCNews: Wrinkles make faces appear sadder and madder: Study
CBSNews: Photographers document shrinking U.S. glaciers

Arizona mom, Mexico jail
CBSNews: Ariz. mom held in Mexico jail, accused of drug smuggling
ABCNews: Arizona mom held in Mexico jail falsely accused of smuggling drugs, family says

Cruise news
NPR: Cruise industry adopts passenger 'rights' as incidence mount
ABCNews: Passengers return with tales of Royal Caribbean ship fire
Culture-in-the U.S. news
CNN: Nike to stop making Livestrong products
CNN: Spelling bee shakeup creates buzz at nerve-wracking contest
CNN: Rare Apple 1 computer sold for $671,000
NBCNews: Beard-vertisements are all the buzz in Kentucky (ad first)
NBCNews: Chile, Argentina order evacuations near volcano

Culture-in-the U.S. news continued
FoxNews: Audit finds dead welfare recipients collecting millions of dollars
NPR: What happens to spelling bee kids? Years later, the prize is perspective
USAToday: As may drop their cable in favor of streaming, is cutting the cord worth it?
USAToday: Corvette Stingray good for up to 460 hp, most ever

Outside-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Two U.S. embassy workers injured in Venezuela shooting
CNN: 2 U.S. official shot in Caracas nightclub
CNN: Survey: Australia the 'lucky country' for a better life
NBCNews: The happiest countries? Balance matters more than money
FoxNews: Russian ghost ship may be on ocean floor after trail of sightings goes cold

Outside-the-U.S. news continued
ABCNews: Sloths hottest-selling animal in Colombia's illegal pet trade
USAToday: Watch Chris Christie win Obama a stuffed bear

Out-of-the-ordinary news
FoxNews: Woman to have 'dolphin-assisted' birth

Powerball winner still hasn't been announced

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Memorial Day
USAToday: Memorial Day: Fall Warriors honored around USA
Time: Memorial Day in Oklahoma City
ABCNews: Obama honors fallen troops, looks to war's end on Memorial Day

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ESPN: Tony Parker scores 37 points as Spurs finish sweep of Grizzlies'
USAToday: Grizzlies face key personnel calls after Spurs' sweep

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EW: 'The Bachelorette' season premiere recap: Slumber party
CBSNews: What 'Bachelorette' Desiree Hartsock is looking for in a man

FoxSports: Fox Sports probing NASCAR incident
FoxNews: NASCAR says it will wait o Fox Sports review before making decision on overhead camera

Monday, May 27, 2013

Trending: Monday, May 27, 2013

Published 5:03 p.m. CST (GMT - 5:00) (Memorial Day)
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Today's headlines...
CNN: New York's Brooklyn Bridge closed to traffic due to unattended, suspicious vehicle
ABCNews: Brooklyn Bridge closed becasue of abandoned car

Memorial Day
FoxNews: Where's spring? Upstate New York gets 3 feet on snow on Memorial Day weekend
FoxNews: President Obama lays wreath, speaks at Arlington National Cemetery

London cleaver killing
CNN: 10 arrested so far in British soldier's killing as Muslims fear backlash

Cruise ship troubles
CNN: Royal Caribbean cruise cut short after on-board fire
NBCNews: Fire breaks out aboard cruise ship off Florida

CNN: McCain goes to Syria to meet rebels
NBCNews: Syrian refugees targeted in Turkish town
CBSNews: European Union to lift arms embargo on Syrian rebels

CNN: Airline passenger attempts to open emergency door

Natural disaster news
CNN: Arkansas quake swarms rattle nerves, raise questions
NBCNews: 10 states with the most natural disasters

Health news
NRP: Overweight people are more apt to ditch doctors, study finds

Education news
NBCNews: Enough! Facing backlash from parents, Texas cuts back on student testing

Other news
CNN: Fresh abuse claims rock Rutgers; new athletic director denies accusations
NBCNews: Marine linked to deadly Texas shooting spree, body in NC motel room
ABCNews: Marine killed by cops linked to 2 shooting deaths
ABCNews: Kentucky cop shot dead in roadside ambush
ABCNews: Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer
CBSNews: Gang member charged in Chicago infant's death

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Pot-laced treats may send more kids to the ER, study says
ABCNews: Magnet implants: Sixth sense or nonsense?

Outside-the-U.S. news
CNN: Netizen outrage after Chinese tourist defaces Egyptian temple
ABCNews: Nurse admits murdering 11 in Sydney nursing home
NPR: 'We are not valued:' Brazil's domestic workers seek rights
NPR: Let them eat grass: Paris employs sheep as eco-mowers

Obituaries in the news
CNN: Ed Shaunghnessy, drummer for 'The Tonight Show,' dies at 84
NBCNews: John Hammons, 94, hotel magnate: 'I swore I would never be poor'

Out-of-the-ordinary news
CNN: Skateboard repels cougar attack
CNN: Meet the baby foxes of Facebook's zen garden
NBCNews: Mom makes own home delivery when stork arrives early
NBCNews: German brewers warn fracking could hurt beer industry

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LATimes: Behind the candelabra: Liberace's bling a legacy to classical music
USAToday: Liberace's life 'Behind the Candelabra' in Palm Springs (HBO movie)

Indy 500
NYTimes: Kanaan darts to long-sought win at Indy
ESPN: Tony Kanaan wins first Indy 500

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FoxNews: Red Wings hoping to avoid another trip to Chicago by eliminating Blackhawks at home in Game 6
ChicagoSunTimes: Blackhawks playing underdog card, but will it work in Detroit?

Miami Heat
ESPN: LeBron James goes to work down low, helps Heat by Pacers in Game 3
CBSSports: Heat dominate Pacers to take 2-1 series lead

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Trending: Sunday, May 26, 2013

Published 9:50 a.m. CST ( GMT - 5:00)

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USAToday: UFC 160: Velasquez finishes Silva early to retain title
ESPN: (Video) Velasquez pummels Silva, keeps title

Arrested Development
EW: 'Arrested development:' Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and Tony Hale on the Bluth brothers and new episodes
Forbes: The whole Bluth and nothing but the Bluth: An 'Arrested Development' FAQ

Champions League
TheGuardian: Champions League: Bayern rejoice as fans turn London German for a day
FoxSports: Champions League

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NYTimes: Fouth line gives Bruins an advantage once again
BostonGlobe: Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask stook his ground

USAToday: Protesters around the world march against Monsanto
WashingtonPost: Marchers in over 400 cities protest Monsanto
Aljazeera: Worldwide protests held against Monsanto

Everett Golson
ESPN: Everett Golson out at Notre Dame
USAToday: Notre Dame QB Everett Golson no longer in school

In the news today...
London terrorist knifing aftermath
CNN: After soldier's slaying, Britain forms extremism task force
CNN: 3 more arrested in soldier's killing
FoxNews: Suspect in London soldier's killing had been arrested in Kenya

San Antonio floods
USAToday: Flood threat persists in San Antonio after 2 killed
CBSNews: Texas flash flood kills 2 in San Antonio

CNN: Syria agrees 'in principle' to attend peace conference

Education news
NBCNews: Recession's fallout: Spending pers student falls for the first time ever

Military sex abuse scandal
NBCNews: 'Open season' for sex at Alaskan base, military officials say
NPR: Stunned by military sex scandals, advocates demand changes

Boston bombing aftermath
FoxNews: Thousands run final mile of Boston Marathon
NPR: 'We'll keep running:' Thousands complete final mile of Boston Marathon

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Helping or hovering? When 'helicopter parenting' backfires
NBCNews: 'It is getting a lot harder to do this:' Doctor shortage strains practices
ABCNews: 'Redshirting' in kindergarten still subject to debate
USAToday: Weddings without God: Couples exchange rings without religion
USAToday: Advisers seek merely rich, not the uber rich

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
CBSNews: Birdwatchers answer the call of the wild
CBSNews: The newest thing in architecture: Something old
NPR: Job searching while black: What's behind the unemployment gap?

Civilization vs. environment news
NBCNews: Mayor vows to wipe out La Jolla bird stench

Religion news
FoxNews: Pope hails priest martyred by Mafia, urges mobsters to abandon evil ways

Bombing prevention news
NBCNews: Oregon HS student accused of attempted murder in alleged bomb plot

Outside-the-U.S. news
CNN: 2 men charged after flight from Pakistan diverted in UK airspace
CNN: Police: French soldier stabbed in neck while on patrol
NBCNews: Bangladesh factory collapse: Why women endure danger to make clothes for the West

Thinking news
CNN: Boost your capacity to cope
NPR: Picnicking through the ages

Out-of-the-ordinary news
NBCNews: 87-year-old great-grandpa skydives from airplane to raise money for 11-month-old boy
NBCNews: Man walks on high rope despite fear of heights