TIME Magazine releases list of 100 ‘Most Influential People’ In its annual tradition, TIME Magazine on Thursday released its list of the world’s 100 ‘Most Influential People.’ The list this year features world leaders, entertainers, politicians, activists and scores of other people who the magazine’s editors deemed as having an indelible impact on society.
Attack at Afghan children’s hospital leaves Americans dead NBC News: 3 Americans have been killed after a guard at a children’s hospital in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul opened fire on them.
FDA to propose new regulations for electronic cigarettes The Wall Street Journal: The Food and Drug Administration plans to impose new regulations on electronic cigarettes, eventually banning sales to minors and requiring makers gain FDA approval for products.
Yankees pitcher Pineda ejected for foreign substance ESPN: New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected from a game against the Boston Red Sox for having a foreign substance on his neck Wednesday night.
The New York Times: The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new rules that would allow content providers to pay Internet service providers for special access to customers. The new rules, set to be proposed Thursday, represent a turnaround on the subject of net neutrality.
Duchess of Cornwall’s brother dies from fall in New York BBC News: The Duchess of Cornwall’s brother, Mark Shand, has died from a head injury he sustained during a fall Tuesday night.
Chelsea Manning’s name change request approved AP: A judge approved a name change request Wednesday to formally change convicted WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning’s name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.
Lupita Nyong’o named People’s Most Beautiful Person TODAY: Lupita Nyong’o is People’s Most Beautiful person for 2014, the magazine revealed Wednesday morning on TODAY.
Pirates raid oil tanker, steal fuel and abduct crew BBC News: Pirates have attacked a Japanese oil tanker in the Malacca Straits, abducting several crew members and stealing a large amount of diesel fuel, officials in Malaysia say.
Obama vows ongoing support of Washington mudslide recovery NBC News: President Obama vowed continuing support of recovery efforts in Oso, Wash., after touring the site of the deadly mudslide that hit the area.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez left behind unpublished manuscript Associated Press: Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez left behind an unpublished manuscript that he chose not to print while he was alive, an editor told The Associated Press on Tuesday as the writer’s compatriots held a musical tribute to him in his native Colombia.
The United States Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a 6-2 vote to uphold a Michigan law that bans affirmative action in college admissions.
Breaking News launches Twitter accounts for Business, Technology and Travel coverage: breakingblog: Breaking News is growing, and so is our audience.
Reuters: The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the U.S.
Netflix announces plan to increase prices for new members Wall Street Journal: Netflix says it plans to increase prices for new members by “one or two” dollars later this quarter.
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon men’s title Boston Globe: Meb Keflezighi of San Diego, Calif., won the Boston Marathon with an official time of 2:08:37.
Parts of DOJ memo justifying killing of Awlaki ordered released New York Times: A Manhattan federal appeals panel on Monday ordered the release of portions of a classified memo that provides the legal justification for the killing of US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki.
Boston Marathon starts amid tight security NBC News: The 2014 Boston Marathon is underway amid tight security as thousands of runners take part in the world’s oldest annual marathon.
LA Times: A 16-year-old boy has survived a dangerous trip from California to Hawaii after he climbed into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet and spent the flight being exposed to freezing temperatures and a lack of oxygen as the plane reached 38,000ft
BBC News: On Monday, South Korean President Park Geun-hye said the behavior of the captain and some of the crew was “tantamount to murder.” The captain has said he delayed the move for fear people would drift away.