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2 people shot in Ferguson as new protests break out

<b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) —</b> At least three people were shot in separate incidents in Ferguson, Missouri, on late Tuesday and early Wednesday as hundreds of demonstrators gathered in support of protests in Baltimore, a city spokesman said.<p>Two people were shot in the neck and another was shot in the …

Justice

Nepal earthquake: man pulled alive from rubble drank own urine to survive

Nepal,Nepal earthquake 2015,Natural disasters and extreme weather,South and Central Asia,World news<p>Rishi Khanal was trapped for 82 hours after falling masonry crushed his foot during Saturday’s quake

Justice Kennedy sent clearer signal in 2013 marriage case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years ago, Justice Anthony Kennedy left little doubt during Supreme Court arguments that a part of the federal anti-gay …

Supreme court justices fret over 'redefining' marriage as supporters wait in hope

Key justice Anthony Kennedy expresses concerns about changing a definition of marriage ‘that has been with us for millennia’ on historic day in Washington<p>The US supreme court appeared to be heading toward limited national recognition of same-sex marriages at minimum on Tuesday, as justices …

10 Stunning Sea Creatures That Offer a Feast for the Eyes

We have barely begun to understand the mysteries of the ocean, yet humans have already inflicted considerable damage to marine life. Overfishing, …

Marine Mammals

Russia's spinning cargo capsule for space station total loss

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A Russian supply capsule that went into an uncontrollable spin after launch was declared a total loss Wednesday, but …

Space Exploration

71 get life sentences for torching Christian church in Egypt

<b>Cairo (CNN) —</b> An Egyptian court has sentenced 71 people to life in prison for their role in the August 2013 burning of a Christian church in the Giza province village of Kafr Hakim, state news reports.<p>The Virgin Mary Church was torched and looted by a mob, some of whom chanted against Coptic …

Meatloaf At Rikers Island Jail Tests Positive For Rat Poison: Report

Meatloaf served to inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex has tested positive for rat poison at a New Jersey lab, according to a lab report obtained by the New York Daily News.<p>A sample was submitted for testing after attorney Joanna Squillace filed a lawsuit in March on behalf of 22 inmates who …

Ukraine blaze ‘under control’ near Chernobyl

Ukrainian fire fighters have now managed to contain a huge forest fire which was headed for the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant.<p>The blaze had raised fears of raised radiation levels as high winds pushed it towards woodlands where radioactive particles remain from the 1986 nuclear …

Pope Francis calls for equal pay for women

Pope Francis weighed in on the equal-pay issue on Wednesday, calling continued inequality in pay for women who do the same work as men a “pure scandal.”<p>The pope proposed Christianity’s “radical equality” to his weekly general audience at St. Peter’s Square, saying Christians worldwide must be more …

Most countries not protecting antibiotics, says WHO

<b>Three-quarters of countries do not have plans in place to preserve antimicrobial medicines, the World Health Organization says.</b><p>The body has repeatedly warned that the globe is heading into a "post-antibiotic era" in which much of modern medicine becomes impossible.<p>Its report showed "a lot more …

China suspends climbing on north side of Everest

SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of climbers and Sherpas who were attempting to climb Mount Everest from the north side when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck …

Supreme Court debates challenge to execution drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices engaged in an impassioned debate Wednesday about capital punishment, trading unusually combative words in a …

Death Row

An innovation that could transform the drug industry faces a major hurdle

Drugs derived from biological substances like immune cells are major money-makers for pharmaceutical companies, representing most of the top ten best-selling pharmaceuticals. Unlike simple chemical formulations like Advil, these complex biologics cannot be turned into generic drugs even when their …

Rubella Eradicated From The Americas

WASHINGTON -- Smallpox was the first, in 1971. Then polio, in 1994. Wednesday, the Pan American Health Organization said two more diseases had been eradicated from the Americas: rubella and the similar congenital rubella syndrome.<p>Rubella, a virus also known as German measles, causes mild symptoms …

Public Health

Ex-U.S., Russian brass: 'De-alert' nukes or risk disaster

Amid all the talk about a new Cold War, here’s one hard, cold fact: Nearly 25 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Washington and Moscow still have nearly 2,000 atomic bombs ready to fly at a moment’s notice to destroy each other.<p>And that so-called hair-trigger alert is now sparking new …

Americans Think the Middle Class Is Shrinking

The recession appears to have convinced many that they will never escape the working class.<p>The experts tell us inequality is increasing and the middle class is in decline. A new poll shows that ordinary Americans feel that way<b>,</b> too. According to the results of a Gallup survey released this week, …

Ohio Might Be The Next State To Allow Public Drinking In Major Cities

Ohio bargoers may soon be able to experience a marvelous staple of New Orleans drinking culture: the go-cup.<p>On Wednesday, the state's legislature approved a bill that would legalize public drinking of alcoholic beverages in specially designated "outdoor consumption areas" in cities with more than …

Baltimore Protests Intensify: Pictures

No trace of Canadian couple as son airlifted out of Nepal

Fraser Macmillan was airlifted out of Nepal along with 53 other Canadians and dozens of evacuees of assorted nationalities, fleeing a nation devastated by an earthquake where food, shelter and water are in short supply.<p>But Mr. Macmillan's decision to get on the Canadian Forces' CF-17 on Wednesday …

North Korean nuclear reactor may be operating again, say experts

Institute for Science and International Security says there are signs that a centrifuge plant at the Yongbyon nuclear complex is active again<p>Satellite images taken between January and April show a North Korean nuclear reactor that can yield material for atomic bombs may be operating again at low …

Lost ISS supply ship will plummet to Earth

The Russian space agency has admitted there is no hope of regaining control over its out-of-control space station supply ship Progress 59.<p>The …

Georgia woman allegedly threatens white police on Facebook, lands in jail

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> A fake name on a Facebook post can still get you in real trouble, especially when you're threatening to shoot every white cop you see.<p>Ebony Dickens of East Point, Georgia, posted her Facebook rant under the name Tiffany Milan, police said.<p>"All Black ppl should rise up and shoot at …

Social Media

Pakistan drops case against former CIA station chief

Pakistani police have dropped a case that was recently registered against a former CIA station chief and a former agency lawyer over a 2009 drone strike that killed two people.<p>Police officer Mohammad Nawaz told the AP news agency on Thursday that the case against former acting general counsel John …

Man Executed in Indonesia Did Not Know He Was About to Die

Indonesia executed eight people Wednesday for drug smuggling, but one of them, a paranoid schizophrenic who also suffered from bipolar disorder, …

Obama Will Give Low-Income Children Free e-Books

President Barack Obama will announce a plan Thursday to give low-income children access to 10,000 e-books.<p>Obama will announce the plan at Anacostia …