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For Cleveland women, ordeal of recovery begins now
Year after year, the clock ticked by and the calendar marched forward, carrying the three women further from the real world and pulling them deeper into an isolated nightmare.
Spacewalking repair halts station leak - for now
Astronauts making a rare, hastily planned spacewalk replaced a pump outside the International Space Station on Saturday in hopes of plugging a serious ammonia leak.
Today in History for Sunday, May 12, 2013
Today is Sunday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2013. There are 233 days left in the year. This is Mother’s Day.
State Dept. sought to change Libya talking points
Political considerations influenced the talking points that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice used five days after the deadly Sept. 11 assault in Benghazi, Libya, with State Department and other senior administration officials asking that references to terror groups and prior warnings be deleted, according to department emails.
Spire permanently installed on WTC tower
A tall, heavy spire was fully installed atop One World Trade Center on Friday, bringing the New York City structure to its symbolic height of 1,776 feet.
UN rights chief alarmed over Syrian troop buildup
The top U.N. human rights official expressed concern Friday that Syrian troop buildup around a besieged, rebel-held town in the country’s west could lead to more atrocities if the area is overrun.
Texas launches criminal probe into plant explosion
Texas law enforcement officials on Friday launched a criminal investigation into the massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 people last month, after weeks of largely treating the blast as an industrial accident.
Finding woman alive lifts Bangladesh rescuers
Even amid the euphoria over finding a woman alive in the rubble of a garment factory that collapsed more than two weeks ago, rescuers on Saturday returned to the grim task of dismantling the wreckage and retrieving decomposing bodies, knowing there was little chance of finding any more survivors.
Today in History for Saturday, May 11, 2013
Today is Saturday, May 11, the 131st day of 2013. There are 234 days left in the year.
Gunmen snatch former Pakistani PM’s son at rally
Gunmen attacked an election rally in Pakistan’s southern Punjab province on Thursday and abducted the son of a former prime minister, intensifying what has already been a violent run-up to Saturday’s nationwide elections.
Ali Haider Gilani, the son of ex-premier Yousuf Raza Gilani from the Pakistan People’s Party, is running for a provincial assembly seat in the district of Multan.
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