Taliban attack U.N. compound in Kabul
There were at least four blasts interspersed by heavy shooting.
05/24/2013 - 10:26 AM
I-5 bridge collapse survivor: 'You hold on'
Authorities said it appeared nobody was killed in the bridge failure.
05/24/2013 - 06:58 AM
Bird flu strain may spread from human to human
By Lavinia Mo HONG KONG (Reuters) - The H7N9 bird flu virus may be capable of spreading from human to human and can be transmitted not only through direct contact but also through airborne exposure, researchers at the University of Hong Kong have found. The researchers found in a study, presented at a news briefing on Friday, that three ferrets - the main animal used for research into human influenza - that were placed in close contact with ferrets injected with H7N9 contracted the virus. One out of three that were kept in different cages became infected through airborne exposure. ...
05/24/2013 - 07:25 AM
UK arrests 2 men over incident with Pakistan plane
The two were arrested on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft.
05/24/2013 - 10:31 AM
Terry McAuliffe’s brother goes from conservative activist to Democrat
Terry McAuliffe in a tight race to become Virginia's next governor.
05/24/2013 - 08:20 AM
Exiled cleric who taught UK knifeman praises 'courage'
"I think Michael is going to stand for what God has destined for him," Bakri said.
05/24/2013 - 10:25 AM
Some unions now angry about health care overhaul
The issue could create a political headache next year for Democrats.
05/24/2013 - 09:14 AM
No guarantee of peace, North Korean envoy warns China
The official also stressed that his country is willing to hold talks.
05/24/2013 - 05:55 AM
IRS replaces official who revealed targeting
Lois Lerner is the third top official moved aside in the scandal.
05/24/2013 - 10:38 AM
Obama's drone speech welcomed in Pakistan, Yemen
Pakistanis hope the policy could help relations and Yemen says it's killed terrorists.
05/24/2013 - 05:10 AM
BA jet makes emergency landing after engine fire
By Rhys Jones and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - A British Airways plane with 80 people on board made an emergency landing at London's Heathrow airport on Friday after the right engine burst into flames shortly after take-off and the casing ripped away from the left. The British carrier, part of IAG, said all 75 passengers and five crew members were safe after having been evacuated from the aircraft down emergency chutes on landing. Video footage taken on board the plane as it came into land revealed the silver internal components of the engine. ...
05/24/2013 - 08:18 AM
Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys
Heated reactions made clear that the BSA's controversies aren't over.
05/24/2013 - 07:58 AM
Britain braces for possible copycat attacks
LONDON (AP) — Britain is bracing for clashes with right-wing extremists and possible copycat terror attacks after the brutal slaying of a young soldier, whose grieving family spoke Friday of their loss.
05/24/2013 - 10:39 AM
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