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Missing hiker found alive after 9 days lost in Sierra Nevada

Yahoo! National News - 8 hours 45 min ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A woman who was stranded in the rugged Sierra Nevada for nine days while suffering from some broken bones survived by using a water filter to drink from a creek, authorities said.

Your Weekend Briefing

New York Times Headlines - 8 hours 47 min ago
Here’s what you need to know to start your week.









Houston police officer killed because of uniform: county sheriff

Yahoo! National News - 8 hours 50 min ago

Deputy Darren Goforth is pictured in this undated handout photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's office(Reuters) - The killing of a U.S. police officer on Friday in a Houston suburb was unprovoked, a county sheriff said, saying the victim was a target because of his uniform. "It appears to be clearly unprovoked," said Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman on Saturday, speaking of Friday's shooting of Darren Goforth at a gas station. Sheriff's deputies on Saturday arrested Shannon Miles, 30, who will be charged with capital murder for the shooting, which Hickman said was captured on surveillance video.


Like it hot? A spicy diet might mean longer life

USAToday.com Top Stories - 8 hours 53 min ago

Your seasonings might do more than add flavor. But much of the science is preliminary.

       

Boeckmans in induced coma after crash

BBC World News - 8 hours 57 min ago
Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans is in an induced coma after suffering facial fractures in a crash at the Vuelta a Espana.
Categories: BBC World News

For sugar lovers, FDA's proposed guidelines are not so sweet

USAToday.com Top Stories - 9 hours 9 min ago

Health authorities say 10% or fewer of your daily calories should come from added sugars.

       

Iowans Fear Allegiance Swap Erodes Clean Political Image

New York Times Headlines - 9 hours 10 min ago
The defection of Rick Perry’s top campaign aide in the state to Donald Trump “sends a perception that we’re pay-for-play,” a Republican official said.









Fire at Saudi residential complex kills 11, injures more than 200

USAToday.com Top Stories - 9 hours 39 min ago

Huge blaze strikes complex used by state oil giant Aramco in oil-rich city of Khobar.

       

Neurologist, author Oliver Sacks dies

USAToday.com Top Stories - 9 hours 47 min ago

Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and popular author of "Awakenings," died Sunday of cancer.

       

An Appraisal: Oliver Sacks, Casting Light on the Interconnectedness of Life

New York Times Headlines - 9 hours 47 min ago
Whether writing about his patients, his love of chemistry or the power of music, Dr. Sacks leapfrogged among disciplines, shedding light on the connections between science and art.









Ten years later, 'unbowed' New Orleans reflects on Hurricane Katrina disaster

Yahoo! National News - 10 hours 7 min ago

Savannah Shange (facing camera) is comforted at the site where the Industrial Canal levee failed in 2005, flooding the Lower Ninth Ward, as she participates in a ceremony marking the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, LouisianaBy Kathy Finn and Edward McAllister NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Superdome, New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city's resilience in the face of disaster. It was the culmination of a week of reflection about a storm that left 80 percent of the Louisiana city famed for its Mardi Gras under water and displaced 130,000 residents. On Saturday, dignitaries made speeches to honor the 1,500 who died, brass bands marched through the streets and neighbors gathered for block parties across New Orleans, where the mood shifted in turns from somber to reflective to celebratory.


Keeping the faith

BBC World News - 10 hours 41 min ago
Keeping the faith with N Ireland's Protestant order
Categories: BBC World News

Keeping a promise: 5 great things this week

USAToday.com Top Stories - 10 hours 48 min ago

A hiker who didn't die in the wilderness is among this week's most uplifting stories.

       

Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Turner Field during Braves-Yankees game

Yahoo! National News - 10 hours 49 min ago

Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Turner Field during Braves-Yankees gameA fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.


VIDEO: Deadly storm devastation in Dominica

BBC World News - 10 hours 50 min ago
The prime minister of the Caribbean island of Dominica says that his country has been set back 20 years by tropical storm Erika.
Categories: BBC World News

Suspect arrested and charged with fatally shooting Texas deputy

Yahoo! National News - 10 hours 54 min ago

Suspect arrested and charged with fatally shooting Texas deputyJust a couple hours after Harris County officials made a plea to help find Deputy Darren Goforth's killer, the sheriff's office tweeted that a suspect has been arrested.


Thailand charges man 'linked to bomb'

BBC World News - 11 hours 7 min ago
Police in Bangkok charge a man in connection with the bomb attack that killed 20 people in the Thai capital nearly two weeks ago.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Anger on Kuala Lumpur's streets

BBC World News - 11 hours 28 min ago
Thousands of Malaysians have taken to Kuala Lumpur's streets for a second day to call on Prime Minister Najib Razak to quit over a financial scandal.
Categories: BBC World News

Man held in toddler's July disappearance faces new charges

Yahoo! National News - 11 hours 29 min ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say the man being held in connection with the disappearance of a Jacksonville toddler has attempted to escape from jail.

VIDEO: Children found in van 'recovering'

BBC World News - 11 hours 33 min ago
Three children are recovering in hospital in Austria after being rescued from a minivan containing 26 migrants.
Categories: BBC World News