Here's the latest news for Thursday, May 23: Obama sets new guidelines on drones; More arrests in suspected London terror attack; Young Okla. tornado victim remembered; Penguins are cool in Florida.
City officials from Moore, Oklahoma, showed reporters for the first time a close look at the destroyed Plaza Towers Elementary School, where seven students were killed in Monday's tornado. (May 23)
Surrounded by engineers, NASA chief Charles Bolden inspected a prototype spacecraft engine that could power an audacious mission to lasso an asteroid and tow it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore. Bolden checked on the progress Thursday a month after the Obama administration unveiled its 2014 budget that proposes ...
Get ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe an unusually wild one, federal forecasters say. Their prediction Thursday calls for 13 to 20 named Atlantic storms, seven to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and three to six that become major hurricanes. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said there is ...
The murder of a British soldier on the streets of London appears to be the work of Islamic radicals. Police arrest two more suspects. British Prime Minister says the attack will "bring us together."
Get ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe unusually wild, federal forecasters say. Their prediction calls for 13 to 20 named Atlantic storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major hurricanes. (May 23)
Carol Clayton of Takoma Park, Maryland is the mother of a 14-year-old Boy Scout. She says the Boys Scouts of America should allow gay scouts and leaders. (May 23)
On Friday, SeaWorld Orlando opens its "Antarctica _ Empire of the Penguin" attraction. With a ride, restaurants and 250 live penguins, it's the largest expansion in the park's history. (May 23)
Weather forecasters are predicting another busy Atlantic hurricane season. The storms will get their names from an alphabetical list of 21 names: WHAT NAMES ARE ON THE LIST? Andrea, Barry, Chantal, Dorian, Erin, Fernand, Gabrielle, Humberto, Ingrid, Jerry, Karen, Lorenzo, Melissa, Nestor, Olga, Pablo, Rebekah, Sebastien, Tanya, Van and Wendy. ...
President Barack Obama announced a renewed push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba, including lifting a moratorium on prisoner transfers to Yemen. (May 23)