- Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings Reuters - 5 hrs ago
By Dave Graham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running … More »Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings
By Dave Graham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, although there were no early reports of major damage. The magnitude 7.2 quake was centered in the southwestern state of Guerrero, close to the Pacific beach …
- Kim Novak speaks out against Oscar night 'bullies' Associated Press - 20 hrs ago
- US arrests about 80 immigrants at Texas camp Associated Press - 5 hrs ago
- Professor: 'Game of Thrones' pic got me suspended Associated Press - 1 hr 23 mins ago
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" that he says a school official perceived as a threat.
- East Ukraine separatists stay put despite diplomatic deal Reuters - 39 mins ago
By Pavel Polityuk and Thomas Grove KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Armed pro-Russian separatists were still holding public buildings in eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying they needed more assurances about their security before they comply with an international deal ordering them to disarm. The agreement, brokered by …
- Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken ferry Associated Press - 1 hr 59 mins ago
- SpaceX launches supplies to space station Associated Press - 1 hr 28 mins ago
- U.S. extends Keystone XL comment period, delaying final decision Reuters - 31 mins ago
By Patrick Rucker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department announced on Friday it is extending the government comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, a move that likely postpones a final decision on the controversial project until after the November 4 mid-term elections. President Barack Obama has said he …
- NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down Associated Press - 7 hrs ago
RECAPS AND CLIPS
News & Blogs
'DAYTIME IN NO TIME' ON FACEBOOK
What scares you the most?
News for You
- Today in History
Today is Good Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
- Someone's Handing Out Leaflets in Eastern Ukraine Telling Jews to 'Register'
In a disturbing reminder of an era that's supposed to be bygone, an image has been circulating of what appears to be a leaflet asking all Jews over the age of 16 in Donetsk, Ukraine, to "register" with separatist militants. The leaflet, reported by Ynet and picked up by USA Today, bears the signature of the head of Donetsk's temporary pro-Russia "government" Denis Pushilin. However, the Ukranians attempting to bring the region under Russian control have denied any involvement with the flyer. Secretary of State John Kerry declined to assign blame for the leaflets in a Thursday statement. According to Ynet's English report, the leaflet, written in Russian, reads:
- Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the young: study
(This story from April 15 corrects name of researcher to Breiter, instead of Beiter, throughout story) By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - Young, casual marijuana smokers experience potentially harmful changes to their brains, with the drug altering regions of the mind related to motivation and emotion, researchers found. The study to be published on Wednesday in the Journal of Neuroscience differs from many other pot-related research projects that are focused on chronic, heavy users of cannabis. The collaborative effort between Northwestern University's medical school, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School showed a direct correlation between the number of times users smoked and abnormalities in the brain. "What we're seeing is changes in people who are 18 to 25 in core brain regions that you never, ever want to fool around with," said co-senior study author Dr. Hans Breiter, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University.
- Freedom of religion? Yes. Freedom from religion? No.
- Lance Armstrong explains how to change a flat tire
- Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall