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Conn. passes toughest US gun laws

USA TODAY - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The governor says he will sign the bill drawn up by a bipartisan panel in the wake of the Newtown massacre. Conn. gun laws. Paul Regish of East Hartford, Conn.
Connecticut adopts strictest gun control laws in US
Connecticut lawmakers approve sweeping new gun law
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The incident is not a "random act of violence," an official says

CNN International - ‎31 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Authorities continue to look for the person who killed an Army civilian employee in the parking lot outside Fort Knox -- in a shooting that they said stemmed from a personal dispute.
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2 With Gang Tie Sought in Colo. Prisons...

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Share. 0. Authorities investigating the death of Colorado's prisons chief told law enforcement officers Wednesday to be on the lookout for two known associates of a white supremacist prison gang.
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Boffins shine new light on dark matter

Register - ‎1 hour ago‎
The LHC may have found the Higgs Boson, but overarching theories of everything have another hole: the observable universe weighs rather less than it ought if all those equations - and all the galaxies - are to hang together.
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American Idol Backstage Scoop: Why Janelle Will Be Confronting "Mean" Nicki ...

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
When Nicki Minaj said she wanted Janelle Arthur's cowboy boots, she evidently meant she wanted to keep them. After the judge admired the rhinestone-covered pair that her little marshmallow Janelle Arthur sported during her performance of Billy Joel's "You ...
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Nikkei pares losses after BOJ unveils more easing steps

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
TOKYO, April 4 | Thu Apr 4, 2013 12:53am EDT. TOKYO, April 4 (Reuters) - The Nikkei share average pared losses on Thursday after the Bank of Japan announced further easing measures, including bringing forward the timing of its open-ended asset buying ...
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Taliban Bomb Attack on Provincial Court Kills 21, Wounds 80

Bloomberg - ‎16 hours ago‎
Taliban guerrillas detonated a bomb and opened fire on Afghan security forces as they attacked a court near the compound of a provincial governor today, killing at least 21 people and wounding about 80 others.
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WWII bomb found near Berlin rail station

CNN - ‎14 hours ago‎
Berlin (CNN) -- It happens more often than you might think: Streets cordoned off and bomb disposal experts called in to deal with unexploded bombs that were dropped on Germany nearly 70 years ago.
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One of two missing Orange County hikers is found

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
One of two hikers missing in the Trabuco Canyon area of Orange County since Easter Sunday was found alive Wednesday night, authorities said.
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Obama fundraises, catches Keystone heat in Calif.

CBS News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Updated 2:15 a.m. ET April 4, 2013. SAN FRANCISCO President Obama is raising money for the Democratic Party in California, eager to weaken his Republican opposition in Congress even as he confronts protests from his liberal flank over a contested oil ...
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West Virginia Sheriff Shot and Killed Outside Courthouse

ABC News
5 hours ago
Written by
Russell Goldman
Share. 0. A West Virginia sheriff with a reputation for cracking down on drug dealers was shot in the head at point blank range and killed outside a county courthouse today, officials and witnesses said.
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Alabama Legislature Passes New Limits on Abortion Clinics

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Alabama Legislature late Tuesday adopted stringent new regulations for abortion clinics that supporters called a step to protect women but that others called medically unnecessary and a disguised effort to force the closing of the state's five abortion ...
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Samsung to launch Experience Shops in 1400 Best Buy stores

SlashGear - ‎1 hour ago‎
Samsung has teamed up with Best Buy to bring 1,400 in-store Experience Shops, according to a statement released Thursay. The stores will begin rolling out some time this month, with the Korean manufacturer stating that 900 Experience Shops will be up ...
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Google forks WebKit, promises faster, leaner Chrome engine

6 hours ago
Written by
Neil McAllister
Google has announced that its Chrome browser is dropping the popular WebKit browser engine in favor of Blink, a new fork of the code that the Chocolate Factory says will make Chrome faster, more powerful, and more secure.
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Mobile Phone Marks 40 Years - ‎1 hour ago‎
The name Martin Cooper means to the telecommunication world what Neil Armstrong means to aerospace missions. On April 3, 1973, Copper, an employee of Motorola made the first wireless phone call, an action that went down in history as the beginning of ...
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Richie Sambora leaves Bon Jovi tour

Los Angeles Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
On Tuesday, Bon Jovi took the stage at a Calgary show missing one key member -- guitarist Richie Sambora. Bon Jovi fans might need to get used to that sight for a while.
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Heidi Klum downplays her heroic act to save son from drowning in ocean, says ...

New York Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Heidi Klum says raw maternal instinct led her into a life-threatening rip current to save her 7-year-old son. "I did what any mother would do," the supermodel told People magazine in an interview published Wednesday.
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Miley Cyrus Lights Up On Snoop Lion's 'Ashtrays and Heartbreaks' - ‎9 hours ago‎
Snoop Lion is pining about the past on his latest Reincarnated track, and he brought Miley Cyrus along for the ride. Their duet, off the rapper's April 23 album, made it to the Internet on Wednesday (April 3).
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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Screenwriter, Dies at 85

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the German-born screenwriter and novelist who, as the writing member of the Merchant Ivory filmmaking team, won two Academy Awards for adaptations of genteel, class-conscious E. M. Forster novels, died on Wednesday at her home ...
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Giants Win Second Straight

ESPN - ‎56 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES -- Tim Lincecum walked seven, matching a career worst, yet still managed to get the win when Pablo Sandoval and Hunter Pence homered to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night in ...
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1. Melo Is Hot Stuff As Knicks Win 10th Straight

ESPN - ‎12 minutes ago‎
ATLANTA -- Carmelo Anthony followed up his masterful 50-point performance in Miami with a 40-point gem in Atlanta, leading his New York Knicks to their 10th straight win, 95-82 over the Atlanta Hawks.
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Galaxy midfield play is key to CCL semifinal

Soccer America - ‎7 hours ago‎
Whether or not the Galaxy can dethrone two-time defending champion Monterrey in the Concacaf club semifinals, it is the only MLS team currently strong enough to challenge for the regional title.
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Researchers: Shark-tooth weapons reveal 'lost' shark species

Science Recorder - ‎1 hour ago‎
The researchers contend that learning about the role of sharks in these waters is a crucial first step in determining the best way to devise conservation strategies.
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How the American West was made -- a new view of plate tectonics

Los Angeles Times
8 hours ago
Written by
Monte Morin
It's long been held that North America's rugged and mountainous west was formed by the movement of the undersea Farallon plate, and that the process was roughly similar to the way groceries pile up at the end of a supermarket conveyor belt.
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Curiosity's Parachute Flaps in the Martian Wind

Discovery News
3 hours ago
Written by
Ian O'Neill
When NASA's rover Curiosity entered the Martian atmosphere to begin its famous “7 minutes of terror,” one component of its entry, descent and landing (EDL) included the deployment of a huge parachute to capture the thin Mars air to aid its rapid deceleration ...
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Male baldness 'indicates heart risk'

BBC News - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Men who are bald have a much higher chance of developing coronary heart disease, according to researchers in Japan. Their study of nearly 37,000 people, published in the online journal BMJ Open, said balding men were 32% more likely to have coronary ...
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Body's anti-HIV 'training manual' offers vaccine hopes

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
The body's own "training manual" for attacking HIV has been recorded by US scientists and it is hoped it can be used to design vaccines.

Court upholds $142 million verdict against Pfizer over Neurontin

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Nick Brown. Wed Apr 3, 2013 10:18pm EDT. (Reuters) - A federal appeals court said Pfizer Inc should pay about $142 million to cover costs for the marketing and prescribing of epilepsy drug Neurontin for unapproved uses, a practice that has also earned it ...
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Cohabitation first is new norm for unmarrieds with kids

USA TODAY - ‎3 hours ago‎
Cohabitation first is new norm for unmarrieds with kids. Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY12:39a.m. EDT April 4, 2013. New report gives a fuller picture of cohabitation in the USA.
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