Reuters: Stocks ended lower as the Fed cited weakness in the US economy and data showed US growth slowed more sharply than expected in the first quarter. But the Fed's acknowledgment of weakness in some sectors makes it more likely it will not be ready to raise...
- AFP: Over 100 banks hit by sophisticated cyberattack
- Oil prices roar back
- FBI warns of destructive malware in the wake of Sony attack
- States investigate Anthem breach
- Stagnant wages leave Central Banks worrying about workers
- BRICS set up bank to counter Western hold on global finances
- US: China military hacked US companies
- Risk of asteroid hitting Earth greater than thought
US economic growth nearly stalled in Q1 as harsh weather dampened consumer spending and energy companies struggled with low prices slashing spending. The GDP expanded at a 0.2 percent annual rate the Commerce Department said, a big step down from 2.2 percent in Q4 marking the weakest reading in a year...
- Nepal death toll exceeds 5,000 people
- How Billionaires are buying immortality
- Al Qaeda Yemen leader says France is top enemy
- Synthetic drugs killing kids
- Republican megadonors hit pay dirt in the midterm elections
- WHO: Evidence shows Ebola crisis vastly underestimated
- 'Bored' Oklahoma teen convicted in 'thrill kill'
- WP: How a solar storm nearly destroyed life nearly 2 years ago
The Aviationist: Italian Airforce Typhoons scrambled to identify and escort a Russian Federation patrol aircraft flying close to Latvia's airspace on April 18. The alert was ordered by CAOC in Uedem Germany to intercept a Russian II-20 on a routine intelligence gathering sortie...
- ISIS executes more Christians in Libya
- Russia starts nationwide show of force
- Amid NATO exercises, Russia puts Northern Fleet on 'full alert'
- Ukraine President says truce is not working
- Bombers kill at least 14 people in Pakistan
- Russia cuts off gas to Ukraine
- US, Canadian fighters intercept 8 Russian planes
- The Pope said the Church should not fear change
- UFOs confront soldiers during war
Mens Journal Yahoo: "The night sky isn't what it used to be. The U.S. alone spends $11 billion each year on unnecessary outdoor lighting and in many regions throughout the world stars and other heavenly phenomena have faded from view..."
Reuters: The ESA launched three satellites it hopes will help understand why the magnetic field that makes human life possible on Earth appears to be weakening. Comprising the ESA's Swarm project, the satellites were launched from Russia ...
- Sandy Koufax chose his Faith over the World Series
- Republicans weigh using debt limit as leverage on Obamacare
- 33 mutilated corpses found in Mexico drug lands
- Military tries to rein in vigilantes battling cartel
- Profiting from the demand for, and scarceness of, water
- Yahoo Reuters: Despite fears NSA revelations help US tech industry
Reuters: Shirley Temple Black who lifted America's spirits as a bright eyed dimpled child movie star during the Great Depression later becoming a US diplomat, died late Monday evening at the age of 85 her family said.
Dilbert is a big success for creator Scott Adams who started his corporate career as a bank teller in San Francisco, working his way up became a manager, got an MBA then moved on to Pacific Bell were he met the personalities who would inspire his famous comic strip...
Space: Three NASA space telescopes will give astronomers their best ever views of some of the most distant objects in the Universe. The Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra space Telescopes will collectively observe six huge galaxy clusters over the next three years as a part of a project called The Frontier Fields...
AFP: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II joined her great grandson Prince George at his first birthday party as his parents thanked well wishers around the world for their warmth and generosity. Prince William and his wife Kate threw a private party at their refurbished apartmene in Kensington Palace to mark the occasion...
- Reuters: Reserchers hack Verizon femtocell, turn it into a mobile spy station
- Soccer match halted over racist abuse
- Gitmo Uighurs languish on Palau in China's shadow
- Marketwatch: 10 companies with the worst reputations
- Sea Shepherd wins Japan whalers losses
- Kissing your kids like you will never see them again
Physicists confirmed that the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the particle physics laboratory in Geneva had indeed found a Higgs boson, marking a culmination of one of the longest and most expensive searches in science...
- Bullies are not just in middle school
- Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong
- Growing push to stop workplace bullying
- Mozilla boycotts Apple because of crazy restrictions
- Buffett implores CEOs: stop complaining about uncertainty
- Scientists find signs of life in Australia going back 3.48 billion years
Reuters/Freeland: "One of the most urgent questions in economics today is the connection between inequality and growth. That is because one of the big economic facts of our tie is the surge in income disparity..."
- Ariel Sharon, former Israeli Prime Minister dies at 85
- Israeli stage actors boycott play in West Bank Settlement
- Boko Haram says it has started kidnapping women and children
- Jewish leaders alarmed by far right anti Semitism in Hungary
- Cartel dominates, torches western Mexico state
- The Street: Google has kittens
CNN: The event was over in a fraction of a second and released a burst of energy that is not particularly impressive. But it is being hailed as a milestone in a decades long search to harness the power of nuclear fusion...
- Childhood bullying tied to Adolescent self-harm
- Cancer doctors protest astronomical drug costs
- Raytheon, Lockheed to get US secrets for cybersecurity
- Should science on brain injury inspire ban on boxing?
- Anti-migrant riots erupt in Moscow
- Scientists: CO2 causing oceans to acidify at an unprecedented rate
Yahoo Space: New photos released by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) show a distant active galaxy eating huge amounts of matter boosting its super energetic jets of material to extremely high levels...