“The constant flow of killings continues at shockingly high levels,” the U.N. high commissioner for human rights said Thursday as her office reported there have been at least 92,901 conflict-related deaths in Syria since March 2011.
There’s no big news again today from the U.S. Supreme Court — which is sort-of big news in itself because it means we’re still waiting for the justices’ decisions on these major case
“Major League Baseball will seek to suspend about 20 players connected to the Miami-area clinic at the heart of an ongoing performance-enhancing drug scandal, including Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun, possibly within the next few weeks,” ESPN’s Outside the Lines reports.
On this, the 60th anniversary of the first successful summit of the world’s tallest mountain, there’s plenty of news about Mount Everest. Here are six stories we found interesting:
The Pentagon has for the first time identified Beijing directly for cyberattacks against both U.S. government networks and commercial computers, calling the practice a “serious concern.”
The nation’s jobless rate edged down to 7.5 percent in April from 7.6 percent in March and employers added 165,000 jobs to their payrolls last month.
Rescue workers are still hoping to find survivors from the collapse of an eight-story garment factory in Bangladesh that has killed more than 300 people and left hundreds missing.
Rescue workers in Bangladesh sifted through broken concrete and twisted rebar Thursday hoping to find survivors from the collapse of an eight-story garment factory complex that has killed more than 200 people and trapped hundreds of others.
Allan Arbus, best known for his recurring role as psychiatrist Sidney Freedman on the hit television comedy M.A.S.H., has died at age 95, his family says.
Authorities are investigating what caused an Exxon Mobil pipeline to rupture in Mayflower, Ark., Friday.