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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US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years
The Justice Department is encouraging nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars to apply for clemency, officials announced Wednesday.
High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon
For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.
Deal signs bill expanding gun rights in Georgia
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation expanding where people with licenses to carry can bring their guns in Georgia.
Indian film awards arrive in Tampa, Fla., but why?
The so-called Bollywood Oscars have been held in Macau, Singapore, London — and now, Tampa?
Indictment: Prosecutor targeted in kidnapping plot
A North Carolina prosecutor was the intended target of an elaborate kidnapping plot, but the kidnappers looked up the wrong address on the Internet and abducted the prosecutor’s father instead, according to an indictment released Tuesday.
Republican activists push party on gay marriage
As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to younger voters by de-emphasizing social issues.
Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying
Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 1993 killing of a couple whose cows he wanted to steal.
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