Boston Globe: Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa ran away from the pack to post his second Boston Marathon men’s victory in three years on Monday, outkicking countryman Yemane Tsegay to win by 31 seconds in a time of 2 hours, 9 minutes and 17 seconds on a breezy and overcast day.
No Damage as 6.4-Magnitude Quake Hits Near Taiwan Coast: NBC News: A tsunami warning has been lifted after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake was felt off Taiwan’s eastern coast Monday morning.
NBC News: Hundreds gathered Sunday at the former site of the Oklahoma federal building that was destroyed by a truck bomb 20 years earlier to honor the 168 victims of the blast, the survivors, and the spirit that helped the city and the nation through the worst terrorist attack the country had ever seen.
Crews Battle Brush Fire in Chino: NBC Los Angeles: A vegetation fire near the Prado Dam in Chino Hills, Calif., erupted Saturday, prompting limited evacuations in Corona.
Lionel Messi scores 400th goal as Barca edge past Valencia AFP: Argentinian forward Lionel Messi scored the 400th goal of his Barcelona career in a match against Valencia on Saturday.
Arrests follow anti-foreigner violence BBC: More than 30 people have been detained by police in South Africa after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence.
Iranian ship convoy moves toward Yemen, alarming US officials: The Hill: Iran is sending an armada of seven to nine ships — some with weapons — toward Yemen in a potential attempt to resupply the Shia Houthi rebels, according to two U.S.
South Africa shops looted BBC: Foreign-owned shops in South Africa have been attacked and looted in eastern Johannesburg.
NASA to crash spacecraft onto Mercury’s surface NBC News: NASA’s Messenger spacecraft, which made history four years ago when entering the orbit around Mercury, is preparing to crash onto the planet’s surface later this month, NASA said Thursday.
Second trailer released for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Verge: The second trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was released Thursday, eight months ahead of the movie’s premiere.
‘Suge’ Knight to stand trial on murder, attempted murder charges Los Angeles Times: Marion “Suge” Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident, a judge ruled.
Reuters: President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia’s economy could return to growth in less than two years, even though he considers it unlikely that the West will lift economic sanctions over the Ukraine crisis soon.
Tennessee House votes Bible as official state book: The Tennessean: The Tennessee House of Representatives voted the Holy Bible as the official state book.
A jury in Fall River, Mass., found former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder in death of Odin Lloyd.
Japan jets scramble at Cold-War levels as Chinese and Russian incursions increase: Reuters: Japan’s air force said on Wednesday jet fighter scrambles have reached a level not seen since the height of the Cold War three decades ago as Russian bombers probe its northern skies and Chinese combat aircra
Guam to process gay marriage license applications: AP: Guam’s attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications on Wednesday, making it the first U.S.
Space X launches cargo into orbit NBC News: SpaceX launched its robotic Dragon cargo craft to the International Space Station, carrying supplies that included the first zero-G espresso machine to go into orbit.
New York Times: The White House announced Tuesday that it intends to remove Cuba from the American government’s list of nations that sponsor terrorism, eliminating a major obstacle to the restoration of diplomatic relations after decades of hostilities. Follow updates on this story from BreakingNew
Pilot hears worker trapped in cargo hold of Alaska Airlines...: KIRO 7: An Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing shortly after takeoff in Seattle when passengers reportedly heard noises coming from the plane’s cargo hold.
AZCentral: Jodi Arias was sentenced Monday to life in prison without chance of release for murdering her lover, Travis Alexander, ending one of the more dramatic and notorious murder trials in recent Arizona history.