1. EGYPT’S INTERIM PRESIDENT SWORN IN
A top judge replaces Islamist leader as the army cracks down on the Muslim Brotherhood.
2. MORSI’S “OVER MY DEAD BODY” MOMENT
In his final days in power, Egypt’s embattled president was defiant even though his allies abandoned him.
3. WHAT HEALTH CARE LAW’S DELAY MEANS FOR YOU
The change won’t affect most people but it adds to an appearance of disarray surrounding the Affordable Care Act.
4. AFTER AUTOPSIES, HOW 19 FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS WILL BE REMEMBERED
Now that post-mortems are complete, an Arizona procession is planned for Sunday, and a memorial service Tuesday.
5. THE FEARS OVER OBAMA’S FOCUS ON GLOBAL WARMING
Energy industry officials across the US warn of likely plant closures and electricity rate spikes
6. VOLCANIC ERUPTION CAUSES FLIGHT DISRUPTION IN MEXICO
Six U.S. carriers canceled flights to Mexican airports after Popocatepetl volcano started spewing hot rock and ash.
7. WHO SCOTLAND YARD IS SEEKING IN MISSING TODDLER CASE
Detectives, who say Madeleine McCann may still be alive after disappearing six years ago, want to trace 38 “persons of interest.”
8. WHY A FLIGHT FROM DC TO NEW YORK WILL TAKE 21 HOURS
A solar plane scheduled to fly into the Big Apple Sunday is designed for energy conservation, not speed.
9. WHERE 69 HOT DOGS WEREN’T HARD TO SWALLOW
Competitive-eating champ Joey Chestnut beat his own record at Coney Island, again.
10. GRAND SLAM HOPEFULS REACH WILMBLEDON WOMEN’S FINAL
Neither Lisicki nor Bartoli has ever won a trophy at the top four international tournaments.
1. EGYPT’S INTERIM PRESIDENT SWORN IN
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Jet may have turned; suspicious passengers checked
International intelligence agencies joined the investigation Sunday into two passengers who boarded the missing Boeing 777 jetliner with stolen passports, as Malaysian authorities said radar images showed the plane may have turned back before vanishing.
Putin defends separatist drive in Crimea as legal
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the disputed Crimean Peninsula as in keeping with international law, but Ukraine’s prime minister vowed not to relinquish “a single centimeter” of his country’s territory.
Stigma hinders efforts to combat leprosy in India
At first, Ashok Yadav ignored the patches of pink skin on his arm. But when pale sores erupted on his body and he lost sensation in his fingertips, a doctor issued the devastating diagnosis: Yadav had leprosy.
Pistorius trial: Stunning testimony in 1st week
The testimony in the first week of Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial was jaw dropping at times, and more riveting evidence is expected as the prosecution seeks to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the double-amputee athlete intentionally shot dead his girlfriend.
Gettysburg wax museum selling historical figures
A life-sized animatronic Abe Lincoln is among the historical figures and tableau scenes from a Gettysburg wax museum set to hit the auction block just months after the town celebrated the 150th anniversary of his “Gettysburg Address.”
Counties undermine prison efforts
California counties are confounding the state’s court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Boy buried by avalanche tried to bite his way out
An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to “lick and bite” his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep.
Set clocks ahead for daylight saving time
A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It’s time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
For Obama, a last stab at improving ties with Hill
In late December, President Barack Obama’s new legislative affairs team sent him more than a dozen recommendations for ways to improve his strained relations with Capitol Hill. The president responded with a few ideas of his own, including a request for more social events with lawmakers at the White House.
Plea for peace and Ukraine’s independence in Sochi
In the fading light in the mountains above Sochi, the athletes and flags from Russia and Ukraine appeared side by side Saturday, united by success on the opening day of action at the Paralympics as the discord between their nations deepens.
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