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Get ready for an ‘extremely active’ hurricane season

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

New Forecasting Tool Eyed for Hurricane SeasonPeople should prepare now for a doozy of a year, forecasters say.

U.S., Israel raise hopes for Mideast peace restart

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem Thursday, May 23, 2013. The United States and Israel are raising hopes for a restart of the Middle East peace process after more than four years of hardly any talks. (AP Photo/Jim Young, Pool)So far, John Kerry has made little progress getting back to the negotiating table.

Volunteers rescue ‘memories’ from Okla. tornado debris

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

recovered photosThey pick through rubble to find priceless photos for victims.

‘We aren’t daredevils’: Okla. storm chasers in the sky

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Jim WelshUntil Monday, one pilot was best known for chasing O.J.'s white Bronco.

Colorado killer’s reprieve sharply criticized

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Religious leaders from Colorado, from left, Dr. Jim Ryan, Colorado Council of Churches, Dean Peter Eaton, St. John's Cathedral, Rabbi Steven Foster and Catholic Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila listen as Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announces at a news conference at the Capitol in Denver on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, that he was granting a temporary reprieve to Nathan Dunlap from his death sentence. Dunlap was scheduled to be executed in August for the murders of four people in 1993 at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant. Hickenlooper only referred to Dunlap as Offender NO. 89148. He would not use Dunlap's name. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)Gov. John Hickenlooper's decision to block a convicted killer's execution infuriates many.

Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest atop Everest

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

A team of climbers led by 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer Yuichiro Miura stand on the summit of Mount Everest on Thursday, May 23, 2013. Miura on Thursday became the oldest man to reach the top of Mount Everest, a Nepali official and Miura's Tokyo-based support team said. The photo was taken with a telephoto lens from an altitude of 5,550 meters (18,208 feet). It is not clear which of the climbers in the photo is Miura. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDITAn 80-year-old man became the oldest person to conquer the 29,035-foot peak.

Doctors save Ohio boy by ‘printing’ an airway tube

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Doctors save Ohio boy by 'printing' an airway tubeAn airway splint saved the life of a baby boy.

Saudi Arabia confirms another death from SARS-like virus

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

A man, wearing a surgical mask as a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus, helps a friend who has the common flu near a hospital in Khobar city in DammamThe total number of deaths in the kingdom is now at 17.

Brave woman tried to reason with London attackers

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Police and forensic officers near the scene of an attack which has left one man confirmed dead and two people wounded near Woolwich barracks in London Wednesday, May, 22, 2013. Scotland Yard said officers responded to reports of an assault Wednesday afternoon in the London neighbourhood of Woolwich. London Ambulance service said one man was found dead at the scene and two other men were taken to the hospital, with one in serious condition.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)A scout leader has emerged as an unlikely hero in the apparent terror attack.

Lawyers in Colorado shooting case to challenge insanity defense law

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Accused Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes listens at his arraignment in CentennialJames Holmes is accused of spraying gunfire inside an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater.