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Baltimore on edge: National Guardsmen take up positions

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:51

Police clash with Baltimore protesters for a second nightBaltimore was a city on edge Tuesday as hundreds of National Guardsmen patrolled the streets against unrest for the first time since 1968, hoping to prevent another outbreak of rioting.


Nurses strike called off for University of Chicago

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:49
(Reuters) - A walkout by nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center was averted after the healthcare workers reached a tentative agreement with administrators, but strikes are still planned at hospitals in California, the union said. National Nurses United and the university said on Tuesday they had reached an agreement in late night negotiations on Monday, calling off the strike at midnight. Strikes at facilities owned by Kaiser Permanente, Providence Health and Services, and Sutter Health would still take place as planned on Thursday and Friday unless agreements were reached before then, said Chuck Idelson, a spokesman for the California Nurses Association, an affiliate of National Nurses United.

Updates: What Happened Overnight

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:46
New York Times reporters cover the events in Baltimore.






Baltimore Riots Are Another Scar on a City Long Battered by Neglect

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:44
The riots in blighted neighborhoods on both sides of town were a heavy blow for a long-suffering city that had been showing signs of a comeback.

Delaware House passes teen suicide prevention bill

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:36

Legislation mandates annual 90-min. training sessions for public school employees.

       

Ranger uses stun gun on man operating drone over lava lake

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:36

This undated booking photo released by the Hawaii County police shows Travis Sanders. A park ranger used a Taser on Sanders flying a drone over a lake of lava at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, then arrested him in front of several hundred people Sunday, April 26, 2015, after telling him that flying an unmanned aircraft at a national park is prohibited. (Hawaii County Police via AP)HONOLULU (AP) — A man who had been flying a drone over a lake of lava at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park was hit with a Taser by a park ranger, then arrested in front of several hundred people.


Supreme Court's conservative justices defend lethal injections

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:33

On the last day of oral arguments, justices showed their emotions on the death penalty.

       

S.C. school investigates photo of nooses drawn on students

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:30

In a photo, nooses were drawn around the necks of black students.

       

Global '100-year gap' in education standards

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:30
The stark divide in education between rich and poor countries
Categories: BBC World News

Thousands march in Baltimore, NYC over death of Freddie Gray

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:29

Police say 35 people were arrested Tuesday in Baltimore protests

       

White Pass - 4/28/2015 4:36:50 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:29
White Pass US12
4/28/2015 4:36:50 PM

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Satus Pass - 4/28/2015 4:39:50 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:29
Satus Pass US97
4/28/2015 4:39:50 PM

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Stevens Pass - 4/28/2015 4:40:03 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:29
Stevens Pass US2
4/28/2015 4:40:03 PM

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Blewett Pass - 4/28/2015 4:26:45 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:29
Blewett Pass US97
4/28/2015 4:26:45 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/28/2015 4:35:34 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:29
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/28/2015 4:35:34 PM

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Memo From Africa: African Leaders Are Mute, Even as Their People Die at Sea

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:18
Their citizens are drowning by the hundreds, along with Syrians and Afghans. But there has been barely an anguished word from the continent’s leaders.






Two women shot in Wilmington, large group gathers

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:15

Large crowd gathers near Wilmington double shootingTwo women are hospitalized after a shooting in Wilmington and the city's fire chief is calling for residents to not "fall into the foolishness."


Harvard poll finds Millennials have little faith in government, media

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:11

Annual poll also looked at support for presidential candidates and the Supreme Court.

       

Gay Marriage Arguments Divide Supreme Court Justices

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:07
The justice believed to hold the controlling vote, Anthony M. Kennedy, appeared torn about what to do in a groundbreaking civil rights case.






Wynn hit as betting in Macau falls

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:06
Shares of Wynn Resorts fell as much as 10% in after hours trading after the US casino giant said its earnings were hurt by its business in Macau.
Categories: BBC World News