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Coroner: 5-year-old boy shoots 2-year-old sister in Kentucky with rifle he got as a ...

Washington Post - ‎31 minutes ago‎
BURKESVILLE, Ky. - In southern Kentucky, where some children get their first guns even before they start first grade, Stephanie Sparks was cleaning the kitchen as her 5-year-old son played with the small rifle he was given last year.
Kentucky: Boy, 5, Kills Sister, 2
Kentucky 2-year-old shot and killed by her brother
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Wind-fueled wildfire erupts east of Los Angeles -

NECN - ‎11 minutes ago‎
BANNING, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California wildfire has raged through 2 1/2 square miles of Riverside County, while wind-fanned fires also are scorching parts of wine country north of San Francisco.
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Facebook profits from mobile advertising

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Media requires JavaScript to play. Watch: As Facebook reports a rise in mobile advertising revenue, analysts say Asia offers the firm plenty of room to grow further.
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Celtics Stay Alive, Beat Knicks to Force Game 6

ABC News
25 minutes ago
Written by
Brian Mahoney
Back in the series, now back to Boston. The Celtics are two victories from NBA history, and from extending the Knicks' postseason futility in a most improbable manner.
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US to Defend Age Limits on Morning-After Pill Sales

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Obama administration moved Wednesday to keep girls under 15 from having over-the-counter access to morning-after pills, as the Justice Department filed a notice to appeal a judge's order that would make the drug available without a prescription for ...
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Chris Kelly Dead -- Kris Kross Rapper 'Mac Daddy' Dies at 34 - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Chris Kelly -- one half of the iconic rap group Kris Kross -- died today in Atlanta at the age of 34 ... TMZ has confirmed. According to FOX 5 in Atlanta, Kelly was found unconscious in his home and was pronounced dead around 5:30PM EST at the south ...
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Sarabjit Singh: Indian 'spy' dies after Pakistan attack

BBC News - ‎4 minutes ago‎
An Indian man convicted of spying by a court in Pakistan has died after being attacked last week by fellow inmates, medical officials and his lawyer said.
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Irish Proposal Would Allow Abortions in Emergencies

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
DUBLIN - The Irish government proposed legislation late Tuesday night that, if approved as expected, would allow abortions in cases where a threat existed to a woman's life, including from suicide.
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Two Planes Clip Wings at Newark Liberty International Airport

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two planes clipped each other's wings Wednesday while on the runway at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, authorities said.
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Just how crucial were experts for Arias defense?

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎13 minutes ago‎
PHOENIX (AP) - As Jodi Arias' trial wraps up this week after four months of testimony, her fate rests in part on the testimony of expert witnesses who have offered up one clinical diagnosis after another for the small-town waitress and aspiring photographer ...
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JC Penney apologizes in TV ad in attempt to lure customers back

Dallas Morning News - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's no secret J.C. Penney is fighting for its retail life, and now the Plano-based company has issued a mea culpa asking its customers to come back.
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Merck Cuts Profit Forecast as Buyback Boosted $15 Billion

Bloomberg - ‎14 hours ago‎
Merck & Co. (MRK), facing generic competition to what was once its best-selling drug, cut its full-year guidance in anticipation of lower sales and said it would start buying back as much as $15 billion in shares.

State says 6 insurance carriers submit plans for exchange

Chicago Tribune
9 hours ago
Written by
Peter Frost
Six insurance carriers submitted 165 separate health insurance plans to be offered on the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace, the online exchange where individuals and small businesses in October can begin buying coverage that begins next year, state ...
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ADM earnings drop as pain lingers from drought

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Tom Polansek. CHICAGO | Wed May 1, 2013 5:08pm EDT. CHICAGO (Reuters) - Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM.N) on Wednesday reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings, the latest of the world's top grain traders to cite lingering pain from a ...
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Intel's Haswell gets massive graphics performance boost

25 minutes ago
Written by
Agam Shah
Intel is expected to announce its fourth-generation Core processors code-named Haswell for laptops and desktops in June, but the company is already releasing teasers that talk about their performance.
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Apple's Ive Seen Risking IOS 7 Delay on Software Overhaul: Tech

16 hours ago
Written by
Adam Satariano
Jonathan Ive, six months into an expanded role as Apple Inc (AAPL).'s top product visionary, has embarked on a sweeping software overhaul that leaves the company at risk of falling behind on a new version of the operating system that runs iPhones and ...
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Apple Gains Sequential Tablet Share, Loses Share Year-Over-Year

The Mac Observer - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's a mixed bag for Apple's iPad in a new report from IDC for 2013 March quarter tablet shipments. Apple gained share compared to the December quarter, but lost significant share compared to the March quarter of 2012.
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LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T (hands-on)

CNET - ‎4 hours ago‎
Today at an event in New York we got a chance to spend some hands on time with the new LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T. We can say that the 5.5-inch, quad-core superphone feels just as quick, nimble, and powerful as the international model.
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Miley Cyrus reveals bare backside in 'V'

8 hours ago
Written by
Ann Oldenburg
The star is striking some provocative poses in the May issue of 'V.' Miley V. Miley Cyrus poses for the cover of 'V' magazine.
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Katherine Jackson's Lawyers Claim Dr. Conrad Murray Was A Slave To His Debts

Cinema Blend
19 minutes ago
Written by
Mack Rawden
Dr. Conrad Murray was an absolute mess when he was offered $150,000 a month to work on Michael Jackson's This Is It tour. Between his house payments, his student loan payments, his credit card payments and the child support he owed for eight kids by ...
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David Phelps: Phelps yields four runs but Yankees win - ‎53 minutes ago‎
David Phelps gave up eight hits and four runs in 5 2/3 innings Wednesday but the Yankees beat the Astros. Phelps escaped with a no-decision in what was his first start of the season.
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NASCAR appeals board upholds Penske Racing penalties

Houston Chronicle - ‎34 minutes ago‎
CONCORD, N.C. - NASCAR's penalties against Penske Racing for a failed inspection last month at Texas were unanimously upheld by a three-member appeals board Wednesday.
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High-tech camera acts like a bug's eye

7 hours ago
Written by
Heather Kelly
(CNN) -- The next generation of digital cameras could show us how bugs see the world. Researchers have created a digital camera that imitates the bulging eyes of insects, specifically fire ants and bark beetles.
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Zombie Worms Drill Whale Bones with Acid

Discovery News - ‎11 hours ago‎
As the Nikon Small World Competition shows, it really is a small world, after all -- a small, disgusting and occasionally creepy world that can sometimes escape our vision.
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How NASA dodged a derelict Soviet spy satellite

Christian Science Monitor
6 hours ago
Written by
Eoin O'Carroll
Thanks to an emergency maneuver in March 2012, a NASA space telescope avoided a potentially nasty encounter with a Cold War relic.
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Genomes provide clues for treating leukemia, endometrial cancers

Los Angeles Times
7 hours ago
Written by
Eryn Brown
Efforts to sequence the human genome have revealed genetic risk for disease, and taught us about our early ancestors. Now, efforts to sequence the genomes of cancer cells -- to pinpoint the changes that occur in cancer cells' DNA when a person has the ...
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New bird flu poses "serious threat", scientists say

Reuters - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Kate Kelland. LONDON | Wed May 1, 2013 5:34pm EDT. LONDON (Reuters) - A new strain of bird flu that is causing a deadly outbreak among people in China is a threat to world health and should be taken seriously, scientists said on Wednesday.


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