10 things to know for Wednesday, May 7: U.S. pledges to help kidnapped schoolgirls
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Finding the Nigerian teens is the immediate priority, Obama says — and dealing with the Boko Haram extremists is a close second.
Buses are transporting opposition fighters out of their last bastions in Syria’s strategic central city which they are handing over to Assad’s forces.
Rep. Trey Gowdy, who is tapped to head a special select committee investigating the attack, is a seasoned prosecutor with dogs called Judge, Jury and Bailiff.
Yingluck Shinawatra, who has resisted opponents’ calls for her resignation, is convicted of abusing her authority by transferring a senior civil servant in 2011 to another position.
Clay Aiken is neck and neck with textile entrepreneur Keith Crisco in a North Carolina Democratic congressional primary that is too close to call.
The footage, caught on a security camera, shows the 15-year-old jumping from the plane’s wheel well onto the concrete tarmac then walking with a slight wobble.
The only one of the nine performers injured in a circus mishap who can already walk on her own says she knows her work is risky, but “we love it enough to take that risk every day to make people happy.”
A need for community inspired an Iraqi-American to create Tarab, a series of parties, beach gatherings and other events in NYC for LGBT Arabs.
The company has emerged as an e-commerce powerhouse that has been making more money than Amazon.com and eBay combined.
Uruguay’s president signs the groundbreaking rules for a legalized cannabis market, aiming to treat addiction as a public health challenge — not a law enforcement one.