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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NASA’s space station Robonaut finally getting legs
Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs.
Documents detail another delayed GM recall
Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.
Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.
Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats
As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that’s warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.
Delay won’t quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL
Democrats sweating this year’s elections may be hoping that the Obama administration’s latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
5 features an Amazon phone might offer
A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.
Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles
A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly after eating pot-infused candy.
Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors
With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings elevating interest in one of the world’s great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.
Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road
All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.
10 Things to Know: This Week’s Takeaways
Looking back at the stories to remember from the past week:
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- NASA’s space station Robonaut finally getting legs