Senate Leaves Town With No Deal on Patriot Act: National Journal: In a tense vote early Saturday, the U.S.
Walmart takes stand against animal cruelty and overuse of antibiotics on farms: The Verge: Walmart says it will urge suppliers to support the “five freedoms” of animal welfare and cease using antibiotics for growth purposes.
British man sentenced to 38 years in jail for killing US soldier BBC News: A former London cab driver has been found guilty of the murder of a US soldier in Iraq in a roadside bombing eight years ago.
Salmonella linked to raw tuna sickens 53 people in 9 states NBC News: Fifty-three people in nine states have been sickened by a salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna, health officials said Thursday.
Boy Scouts president calls on leadership to address ban on gay adult leaders: Yahoo News: Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates called for an end to the organization’s ban on gay adult leaders.
Gathering momentum, Islamic State takes control of ancient Palmyra: Reuters: Islamic State seized full control of both ancient and modern Palmyra in central Syria on Thursday, just days after it captured a provincial capital in neighboring Iraq, suggesting momentum is building for the ultra-hardline group.
Officials: California oil spill covers 9 miles Los Angeles Times: An oil spill near Santa Barbara, Calif., covers nine miles of coastline, officials said Wednesday.
Global Banks to Pay $5.6 Billion in Penalties in FX, Libor Probe: Wall Street Journal: Five global banks have agreed to pay more than $5 billion in combined penalties and will plead guilty to criminal charges to resolve a long running U.S.
Man held in Italy over Tunis museum attack: The Guardian: Italian police have arrested a Moroccan man suspected of taking part in an attack on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis in which 21 tourists were killed in March.
Los Angeles lawmakers vote to raise minimum wage to $15 Los Angeles Times: The Los Angeles City Council tentatively agreed Tuesday to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, joining a trend sweeping cities across the country as elected leaders seek to address stagnating pay for workers on the lowest rungs of the socio-economic ladder.
New England Patriots won’t appeal NFL Deflategate decision, Kraft says NBC Sports: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Tuesday that the team will not appeal the NFL’s punishment for Deflategate.
'Gay cake' row: Judge rules against Ashers bakery - BBC News: BBC News: A judge has ruled that a Northern Ireland Christian-run bakery discriminated against a gay customer over their refusal to make a cake with a slogan supporting same-sex marriage.
At least 52 people killed, dozens injured in landslide in Colombia AFP: At least 52 people are dead and 37 injured after a massive landslide tore through northwest Colombia on Monday, officials say.
Graham: 'I'm running' to be 'best commander-in-chief': Associated Press: Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.In an interview on “CBS This Morning,” Graham said he’d make the official announcement June 1 in his hometown of Central, South Carolina.
Police: 9 dead after fight between biker gangs in Waco, Texas KCEN TV: Nine people have been killed and 18 wounded after a fight and shooting erupted between rival biker gangs outside a sports bar in Waco, Texas, police said Sunday.
Contested Iraqi city of Ramadi falls to Islamic State group: Associated Press: The Islamic State group seized control of the city of Ramadi on Sunday, sending Iraqi forces racing out of the city in a major loss despite the support of U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists.
Guatemalans jam streets to voice anger over corruption: Associated Press: Guatemalans jammed onto the capital’s streets Saturday to voice anger over corruption that permeates the government, demanding jail time for the guilty and calling for President Otto Perez Molina to resign.
U.S. Special Ops forces kill ISIS commander in Syria raid
Life-or-death verdict is in for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Boston.com: Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death.
U.S. Marine Huey Helicopter's Wreckage Is Found in Nepal: Officials: NBC News: There do not appear to be any survivors of a U.S.