Timecapsule Timeline

Calendar Months

   "Most newspaper article events happen anywhere from days, to months, to years before they reach publication. Consequently, most newspaper articles (this timeline) are preceded by the date of the newspaper in which they appear." [E.M.]    *Color Code

February 2015

2015 - Astronomic Configuration - February 1st, 2015: "Sun [12 Aquarius], Moon [11 Cancer], Mercury [8 Aquarius R.], Venus [5 Pisces], Mars [15 Pisces], Jupiter [18 Leo R.], Saturn [3 Sagittarius], Uranus [13 Aries], Neptune [6 Pisces], Pluto [14 Capricorn], Chiron [15 Pisces]."

[Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201502.html]

2015 - U.S. National Debt - February 1st, 2015: "U.S. National Debt Clock - The Outstanding Public Debt [U.S.A.] as of 02 Fed 2015 at 12:24:13 AM GMT is: $18,092,418,306.985.38. The estimated population of the United States is 319,923,504 so each citizen's share of this debt is $56,552.33. The National Debt has continued to increase an average of $2.37 billion per day since September 30, 2012! Concerned? Then tell Congress and the White House!

[Based  on: http://www.brillig.com/debt_clock/] - [T.D. - 02/01/15]

2015 - Four die in avalanche - February 1st, 2015: "Four die in avalanche [Switzerland]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/01/15]

2015 - Winter storm / U.S.A. - February 1st, 2015: "Storm smacks upper Midwest, Northeast [U.S.A.], cancels flights" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/02/15]

2015 - Bombings kill 14 in Iraq - February 1st, 2015: "Bombings ['in and around Baghdad'] kill 14 in Iraq [01/31/15]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/01/15]

2015 - Flooding hits Greece, Albania - February 1st, 2015: "Flooding hits Greece, Albania [02/01/15]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/02/15]

2015 - Islamic State admits defeat in Kobani - February 1st, 2015: "Islamic State admits defeat in Kobani / Fighters blame U.S.-led airstrike campaign but pledge to attack key Syrian city again" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/01/15]

2015 - Superbowl XLIX [49] / New England Patriots - February 1st, 2015: New England Patriots 28 / Seattle Seahawks 24

2015 - ISLAMIC STATE BEHEADS JAPANESE JOURNALIST - February 1st, 2015: "ISLAMIC STATE BEHEADS JAPANESE JOURNALIST / Abe condemns act as 'immoral and heinous' terrorism" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/01/15]

2015 - Strong Earthquake - February 2nd, 2015: "M6.3 - 87km NW of La Punta, Argentina"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000tkwv#general_summary

2015 - Refinery workers stage walkout / U.S.A. - February 2nd, 2015: "Refinery workers stage walkout / United Steelworkers calls for strikes at 9 facilities after contract talks stall" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/02/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 3rd, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,361.04; Change: 196.09 (1.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.020.85; Change: 25.86 (1.3 %). [Based on: p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/03/15]

2015 - Syrian air attack kills dozens - February 3rd, 2015: "Syrian air attack kills dozens [02/02/15]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/03/15]

2015 - More snow socks Northeast / U.S.A. - February 3rd, 2015: "More snow socks Northeast [02/02/15]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/03/15]

2015 - RadioShack's doors appear to be closing - February 3rd, 2015: "RadioShack's doors appear to be closing" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/03/15]

2015 - U.S. consumer spending weak in December - February 3rd, 2015: "U.S. consumer spending weak in December ['... fell 0.3 percent in December, its biggest decline since September 2009.'] / Cheaper gasoline and fewer auto sales seem to account for most of the decline" [Based on: Title (and text) for WIRE REPORTS article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/03/15]

2015 - 183 in Egypt to die for police lynchings - February 3rd, 2015: "183 in Egypt to die for police lynchings ['... lynchings of 11 police officers by Islamist rioters in August 2013.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/03/15]

2015 - Ex-Power Ranger held in fatal stabbing with sword - February 3rd, 2015: "Ex-Power Ranger [Ricardo Medina] held in fatal stabbing with sword" [Based on: Title for PEOPLE article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/03/15]

2015 - Houston's daughter in a coma; family requests privacy - February 3rd, 2015: "Houston's daughter in a coma; family requests privacy ['R&B singer Bobby Brown was taken to a hospital Saturday after she was found facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub in a suburban Atlanta town home.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for PEOPLE article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/03/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 4th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,666.40; Change: 305.36 (1.8 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.050.03; Change: 29.18 (1.4 %). [Based on: p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/04/15]

2015 - Smucker buying Big Heart Pet Brands - February 4th, 2015: "Smucker [J.M. Smucker Co.] buying Milk-Bone, Meow Mix pet food firm / Big Heart Pet Brands is sold for $3.2 billion" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/04/15]

2015 - FutureGen loses federal funds, will shutter - February 4th, 2015: "FutureGen ['$1.65 billion FutureGen clean-coal project'] loses federal funds, will shutter" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/04/15]

2015 - S&P to pay $1.5 billion over crisis-era ratings - February 4th, 2015: "S&P to pay $1.5 billion over crisis-era ratings ['... ratings on mortgage securities that soured in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis ... .'] / Missouri and Illinois to share in settlement" [Based on: Title for Staff & Wire Reports article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/04/15]

2015 - Man with gun is killed by police officer in St. Louis - February 4th, 2015: "Man with gun [Ledarius D. Williams, 23] is killed [02/03/15] by police officer in St. Louis / Same man was wounded when he raised a gun at two officers in 2009 / Police say there was struggle over gun" [Based on: Title(s) for Article, pp. A1 & A4, S.L.P.D., 02/04/15]

*Trivia: "Man shot, killed by St. Louis police had been out on parole / He served 33 percent of a sentence for pointing a gun at police officers" [Based on: Title for Staff Reports article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/04/15]

2015 - Jordan executes 2 prisoners after alleged burning of pilot - February 4th, 2015: "Jordan executes 2 prisoners after alleged burning of pilot / Kingdom vowed swift response to 'barbaric' act by Islamic State" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/04/15]

2015 - French soldiers are attacked near Jewish community center - February 4th, 2015: "French soldiers are attacked [02/03/15] near near Jewish community center [France]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/04/15]

2015 - U.S. Bank settles - February 5th, 2015: "U.S. Bank settles ['... a civil lawsuit ... alleging that it mishandled customer funds of a collapsed Iowa brokerage.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 5th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,673.02; Change: 6.62 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.041.51; Change: - 8.52 (- 0.4 %). [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Plane crash in Taiwan kills dozens - February 5th, 2015: "Plane crash in Taiwan [Flight 235] kills dozens" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Report blasts Monsanto over monarchs - February 5th, 2015: "Report blasts Monsanto over monarchs / Group [The Center for Food Safety] seeks ban on new modified crop being planned by company" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Did anti-anxiety medicine lead to Alzheimer's? - February 5th, 2015: "[...] A Canadian study published in the journal BMJ (online Sept. 9, 2014) reported a link between benzodiazepines and an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease in older people. The longer people used such medications, the greater their risk of developing dementia. [N.P.] Similar results were revealed in a long-term French study (BMJ online, Sept. 27, 2012),. The authors concluded that 'The findings of this large prospective population based study show that new use of benzodiazepines is associated with an approximately 50 percent increase in the risk of dementia.' [... .]" [Based on: Article (Did anti-anxiety medicine lead to Alzheimer's?) by Joe and Teresa Graedon, p. B6, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Supreme Court's new health law case cuts both ways - February 5th, 2015: "Supreme Court's new health law case cuts both ways / Problems seen for GOP, not just Obama, if court invalidates subsidies" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - S10 million are signed up for insurance / U.S.A. - February 5th, 2015: "10 million are signed up for insurance [U.S.A.] as deadline nears" [Based on: Title for McClatchy Washington Bureau article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Chronic Wasting becoming an issue for Missouri deer - February 5th, 2015: "Chronic Wasting [Chronic Wasting Disease] becoming an issue for Missouri deer" [Based on: Title for Kansas City Star article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - FCC CHAIRMAN PROPOSES 'NET NEUTRALITY' RULES - February 5th, 2015: "FCC CHAIRMAN PROPOSES 'NET NEUTRALITY' RULES / No fast or slow lanes for Internet?" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Cluster bombs cited in Ukraine; U.S. rethinks lethal aid - February 5th, 2015: "Cluster bombs cited in Ukraine; U.S. rethinks lethal aid / Officials appeal for cease-fire to allow civilians safe passage out" [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Jordan calls on nations to strike decisive blow against IS - February 5th, 2015: "Jordan calls on nations to strike decisive blow against IS / Pilot's slaying could backfire against Islamic State group" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Doctors remain stumped amid outbreak of poliolike paralysis - February 5th, 2015: "Doctors [U.S.A.] remain stumped amid outbreak of poliolike paralysis / Explanation falls apart in what is called 'medical mystery' " [Based on: Title for Kansas City Star article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Using troops and planes, three African nations battle Boko Haram - February 5th, 2015: "Using troops and planes, three African nations battle Boko Haram / Hundreds of militant fighters are reportedly killed" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/05/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 6th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,884.88; Change: 211.86 (1.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.062.52; Change: 21.01 (1.0  %). [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/06/15]

2015 - RadioShack files for bankruptcy - February 6th, 2015: "RadioShack files for bankruptcy ['... and says it will sell up to 2,400 stores.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. B4, S.L.P.D., 02/06/15]

2015 - Pfizer to buy Hospira for $15 billion - February 6th, 2015: "Pfizer to buy Hospira for $15 billion / Deal boosts generic injectable drugs, copies of biotech medicines" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. B6, S.L.P.D., 02/06/15]

2015 - China is suspected in Anthem breach - February 6th, 2015: "China is suspected in Anthem ['No. 2 U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc.'] breach / Millions of records are compromised" [Based on: Title (and text) for Staff & Wire Reports article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/06/15]

2015 - West Coast faces assault from heavy rain, flooding - February 6th, 2015: "West Coast [U.S.A.] faces assault from heavy rain, flooding [02/06/15]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/07/15]

2015 - Civil suit over funeral fraud targets banks for millions - February 6th, 2015: "Civil suit over funeral fraud targets banks for millions / Schemers ['Executives found criminally responsible for fraud committed by National Prearranged Services Inc.'] got prison terms, but money was gone" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 02/06/15]

2015 - High gas prices lead to violent protests in Hatian capital - February 6th, 2015: "High gas prices lead to violent protests in Hatian capital ['The government has recently made two reductions, decreasing the price from $4.75 a gallon to just over $4.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/06/15]

2015 - Ethanol from derailed train leaking into Mississippi River - February 6th, 2015: "Ethanol from derailed train [02/04/15] leaking into Mississippi River / Officials fear threat posed to fish and aquatic life; impacted segment is part of national wildlife refuge" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/06/15]

2015 - St. Louis Archaeological Society board bows to pressure to resign - February 6th, 2015: "St. Louis Archaeological Society board bows to pressure to resign ['... after a controversy over the organizations proposed sale of 4,000-year-old Egyptian artifacts. [N.P.] The group's parent organization had demanded the mass resignations.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/06/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 7th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,824.29; Change: - 60.59 (- 0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.055.47; Change: -7.05 (- 0.3 %). [Based on: p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/07/15]

2015 - Rating agencies downgrade Greece - February 7th, 2015: "Rating agencies downgrade Greece" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/07/15]

2015 - Shiite rebels assume control in Yemen - February 7th, 2015: "Shiite rebels assume control in Yemen / Power grab raises specter of civil war, could threaten U.S. counterterrorism efforts" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/07/15]

2015 - Driver shortage hampers trucking industry's growth - February 7th, 2015: "Driver shortage hampers trucking industry's growth [U.S.A. / Lower fuel prices, higher wages help, but not enough right now" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/07/15]

2015 - Germans take issue with Pope's stance on spanking - February 7th, 2015: "Germans take issue with Pope's stance on spanking" [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/07/15]

2015 - Canadian doctors can help ill patients die, court rules - February 7th, 2015: "Canadian doctors can help ill patients die, court rules" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/07/15]

2015 - Terrorist group in Nigeria attacks neighboring Niger - February 7th, 2015: "Terrorist group in Nigeria attacks neighboring Niger" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/07/15]

2015 - U.S. hostage [Kayla Jean Mueller] died in airstrike, ISIS claims - February 7th, 2015: "U.S. hostage [Kayla Jean Mueller] died in airstrike [02/06/15], ISIS claims / No proof provided; U.S. Jordan dismiss militants' statement" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/07/15]

2015 - NBC launches investigation into Williams' comments about helicopter flight in Iraq - February 7th, 2015: "NBC launches investigation into Williams' [Brian Williams] comments about helicopter flight in Iraq [2003]" [Based on: Title for PEOPLE article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/07/15]

2015 - Bombs kill dozens in Iraq - February 8th, 2015: "Bombs kill dozens in Iraq [02/07/15]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/08/15]

2015 - Measles strikes Germany - February 8th, 2015: "Measles strikes Germany ['254 new cases emerged in January']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/08/15]

2015 - Volcanic eruption / Guatemala - February 8th, 2015: "Volcano [Fire Volcano] explodes in Guatemala" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/08/15]

2015 - Dry winter threatens N. Korea harvest - February 8th, 2015: "Dry winter threatens N. Korea harvest" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/08/15]

2015 - Grammy Awards - February 9th, 2015: "Sam Smith wins four Grammys [02/08/15] / Beck takes home album of the year, best rock album" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/09/15]

2015 - Australia's Abbott wards off challenge - February 9th, 2015: "Australia's Abbott [Prime Minister Tony Abbott] wards off challenge / Government's sagging approval ratings prompt criticism of existing leadership" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/09/15]

2015 - Blast rocks Niger town after Boko Haram attack - February 9th, 2015: "Blast rocks Niger town [Diffa] after Boko Haram attack [02/07/15]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/09/15]

2015 - Iranian leader sees 'opportunity' to forge nuclear deal - February 9th, 2015: "Iranian leader sees 'opportunity' to forge nuclear deal / March deadline looms to devise main points of plan to limit that country's ability to produce weapons" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/09/15]

2015 - Snow, exasperation pile up as winter rules New England - February 9th, 2015: "Snow, exasperation pile up as winter rules New England. New record leaves residents weary, unimpressed" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Greek leader proceeds with plan to end austerity measures - February 9th, 2015: "Greek leader proceeds with plan to end austerity measures" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/09/15]

2015 - At least 25 die in riots between fans and police at soccer match in Egypt - February 9th, 2015: "At least 25 die in riots between fans and police at soccer match in Egypt [02/08/15]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/09/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 10th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,729.21; Change: - 95.08 (- 0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.046.74; Change: - 8.73 (- 0.4 %). [Based on: p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Paris bans diesel vehicles - February 10th, 2015: "Paris bans diesel vehicles ['by 2020']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Boko Haram ramps up attacks - February 10th, 2015: "Boko Haram ramps up attacks [02/09/15]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Measles cases now at 121 / U.S.A. - February 10th, 2015: "Measles cases now at 121 [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Video shows Islamic State hostage - February 10th, 2015: "Video [02/09/15] shows Islamic State hostage [John Cantlie]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Secret Service ousts its No. 2 official - February 10th, 2015: "Secret Service [U.S.A.] ousts its No. 2 official [Alvin Smith]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - U.S. prods allies on Iran nuclear deal - February 10th, 2015: "U.S. prods allies on Iran nuclear deal / Obama acknowledges 'very real' differences with Netanyahu" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Explosion hits chemical plant in Ukraine - February 10th, 2015: "Explosion [02/09/15] hits chemical plant in Ukraine [Donetsk]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Loss of job drove Georgia killer, sister says - February 10th, 2015: "Loss of job drove Georgia killer [Cedric Prather], sister says" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Alabama issues same-sex licenses as confusion reigns - February 10th, 2015: "Alabama issues same-sex licenses as confusion reigns" [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Obama, Merkel rally behind use of diplomacy in Ukraine - February 10th, 2015: "Obama, Merkel rally behind use of diplomacy in Ukraine / Both hope to end conflict without sending weapons" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Top Islamic State recruiter reportedly killed in drone strike - February 10th, 2015: "Top Islamic State recruiter ['in Afghanistan'] reportedly killed in drone strike [02/09/15]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/10/15]

2015 - Strong Earthquake - February 11th, 2015: "M6.7 - 103km W of El Aguilar, Argentina"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000tp1s#general_summary

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 11th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,868.76; Change: 139.55 (0.8 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.068.59; Change: 21.85 (1.1 %). [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/11/15]

2015 - Gays lose protection in Kansas - February 11th, 2015: "Gays lose protection in Kansas ['Kansas will no longer ban discrimination against gays ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/11/15]

2015 - Boko Haram abduct, kill more - February 11th, 2015: "Boko Haram abduct, kill more ['abducted about 30 people']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/11/15]

2015 - 20,000 foreign fighters flock to Syria and Iraq - February 11th, 2015: "20,000 foreign fighters flock to Syria and Iraq / Extremists raise terrorism concern, U.S. says" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/11/15]

2015 - American is confirmed killed by Islamic State - February 11th, 2015: "American [Kayla Jean Mueller] is confirmed killed by Islamic State" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/11/15]

2015 - Third try succeeds for launch of SpaceX rocket - February 11th, 2015: "Third try succeeds [02/11/15] for launch of SpaceX rocket inspired by former vice president [Al Gore]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/12/15]

2015 - Jolie opens London school to boost women's rights - February 11th, 2015: "Jolie [Angelina Jolie] opens London school to boost women's rights" [Based on: Title for PEOPLE article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/11/15]

2015 - NBC suspends Williams for 6 months without pay - February 11th, 2015: "NBC suspends Williams [Brian Williams] for 6 months without pay / 'Nightly News' managing editor, anchor admitted lying about experiences" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/11/15]

2015 - Fire official says landfill hot spots are close to radioactive waste / St. Louis, Mo. - February 11th, 2015: "Fire official says landfill [Bridgeton Landfill] hot spots are close to radioactive waste [St. Louis, Mo.] / Republic Services, however, insists nothing has changed" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/11/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 12th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,862.14; Change: - 6.62 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.068.53; Change: 0.06 (flat). [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/12/15]

2015 - RETHINKING CHOLESTEROL - February 12th, 2015: "RETHINKING CHOLESTEROL / Downplaying risks - U.S. poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet / Scientists divided - Campaign against dietary cholesterol has continued" [Based on: Title(s) for Washington Post article by Deb Lindsey, pp. B1 & B5, S.L.P.D., 02/12/15]

2015 - Congress passes Keystone bill - February 12th, 2015: "Congress passes Keystone bill ['The House passed the bill on a 270-152 vote'] / Obama expected to veto; supporters study other ways to push pipeline" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/12/15]

2015 - Brain stents show big promise - February 12th, 2015: "Brain stents show big promise / Clot removal called major breakthrough in stroke care" [Based on: Title for A.P. Chief Medical Writer article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 02/12/15]

2015 - Rite Aid buys EnvisionRx for $2 billion - February 12th, 2015: "Rite Aid buys EnvisionRx for $2 billion / No. 3 drugstore chain steps into pharmacy benefit management" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/12/15]

2015 - Study finds good alternatives for omega 3 fatty acids - February 12th, 2015: "Study finds good alternatives for omega 3 fatty acids / Olive oil and fish aren't the only sources" [Based on: Title for Article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 02/12/15]

2015 - Major Earthquake - February 13th, 2015: "M7.1 - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000tp5q#general_summary

2015 - Strong Earthquake - February 13th, 2015: "M6.2 - 32km ESE of Taitung City, Taiwan"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000tp6y#general_summary

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 13th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,972.38; Change: 110.24 (0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.088.48; Change: 19.95 (1.0 %). [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Bird-killing goo is synthetic oil - February 13th, 2015: "Bird-killing goo ['that killed 170 seabirds in the san Francisco Bay Area'] is synthetic oil" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Nevada welcomes surge of jobs in solar - February 13th, 2015: "Nevada welcomes surge of jobs in solar" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Quadriplegic tours museum via robot - February 13th, 2015: "Quadriplegic [Henry Evans] tours museum [St. Louis Art Museum] via robot" [Based on: Title for Article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Militants overrun Yemeni military base - February 13th, 2015: "Militants overrun Yemeni military base ['in southern Yemen on Thursday ... Shabwa province']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Oregon city posts signs warning of attack owl - February 13th, 2015: "Oregon city posts signs warning of attack owl" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Extremists seize Iraqi town near U.S. forces - February 13th, 2015: "Extremists seize Iraqi town [Al-Baghdadi] near U.S. forces" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Alabama judge must issue gay marriage licenses - February 13th, 2015: "Alabama judge must issue gay marriage licenses" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Facebook lets you assign an heir to your account - February 13th, 2015: "Facebook lets you assign an heir to your account / After you die, designated friend will have a chance to preserve your posts and photos" [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Online travel agency Expedia to buy rival Orbitz - February 13th, 2015: "Online travel agency Expedia to buy rival Orbitz ['for about $1.33 billion']" [Based on: Title (and text) for REUTERS article, p. B5, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - U.S. approves biotech apple that resists browning - February 13th, 2015: "U.S. approves biotech apple ['Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden] that resists browning ['... will first be available in 2016']" [Based on: Title (and text) for REUTERS article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Chevron sues Clayton-based Apex Oil over leaky pipe - February 13th, 2015: "Chevron sues Clayton-based Apex Oil over leaky pipe ['... Chevron says a Baltimore oil pipeline it sold to Apex in 1994 has leaked thousands of gallons of petroleum products into the Baltimore Harbor and nearby areas since the sale.']" [Based on: Title for Article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Falling ethanol prices concern producers and corn growers - February 13th, 2015: "Falling ethanol prices concern producers and corn growers / Already depressed crop prices could fall even more" [Based on: Title for Chicago Tribune article, p. B5, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Drug abuse in Iran is rising despite executions, police raids - February 13th, 2015: "Drug abuse in Iran is rising despite executions, police raids / Meth poses public health threat; Afghan heroin flows through nation" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/13/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 14th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,019.35; Change: 46.97 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.096.99; Change: 8.51 (0.4 %). [Based on: p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/14/15]

2015 - Case against Argentine president proceeds - February 14th, 2015: "Case against Argentine president proceeds" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/14/15]

2015 - Young Brits reject religion, approve of atheists - February 14th, 2015: "[...] as many as a third of all Britons do not believe in God or any kind of higher power. [...] Young people also admire comedian and actor Stephen Fry for saying in public that if there is a God, then that God is 'a capricious, mean-minded, stupid God' who allows so much suffering. [... .]" [Based on: Religion News Service article (Young Brits reject religion, approve of atheists), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/14/15]

2015 - Alabama's stand against gay marriage crumbles - February 14th, 2015: "Alabama's stand against gay marriage crumbles / Most counties begin issuing licenses after federal judge ends same-sex marriage ban" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/14/15]

2015 - 20 die in Taliban charge on mosque in Pakistan - February 14th, 2015: "20 die in Taliban charge on mosque [Shiite Muslim mosque] in Pakistan" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/14/15]

2015 - Attack thwarted on Iraqi base where U.S. troops are stationed - February 14th, 2015: "Attack thwarted on Iraqi base ['Ayn al-Asad air base in Iraq's Anbar province'] where U.S. troops are stationed" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/14/15]

2015 - Another snowstorm / New England - February 15th, 2015: " 'IT'S BIBLICAL' / The latest in a string of snowstorms brings brutal conditions to hearty New England" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/16/15]

2015 - At least 26 killed in clashes in Yemen - February 15th, 2015: "At least 26 killed in clashes in Yemen" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/15/15]

2015 - White-out conditions mean retail blues - February 15th, 2015: "White-out conditions mean retail blues / New England residents, under feet of snow, are staying in and not spending money" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/15/15]

2015 - Extremists seize radio, TV stations in Libya - February 15th, 2015: "Extremists [02/12/15] seize radio, TV stations in Libya [city of Sirte]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/15/15]

2015 - 2 killed, 5 wounded in Denmark shootings - February 15th, 2015: "2 killed, 5 wounded in Denmark shootings [02/14/15] / Free-speech event, synagogue attacked; police later kill man who shot at them" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/15/15]

*Trivia: "Copenhagen gunman linked to violence, gangs / Man who killed 2 in Denmark had criminal past, may have sought to emulate Hebdo attacks in Paris" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/16/15]

2015 - Strong Earthquake - March 16th, 2015: "M6.2 - 146km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000tpuw#general_summary

2015 - Strong earthquake - February 16th, 2015: "Quake in Japan ['... in the same region hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.'] triggers tsunami warning" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/17/15]

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000tpvj#general_summary

2015 - Winter storm / U.S.A. - February 16th, 2015: "Winter storm [U.S.A.] slams South; Northeast in deep freeze [02/16/15]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/17/15]

2015 - Jewish cemetary vandalized in France - February 16th, 2015: "Jewish cemetary vandalized in France" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/16/15]

2015 - Hackers steal up to $1 billion from banks - February 16th, 2015: "Hackers steal up to $1 billion from banks / Russian cybersecurity firm says international hacking ring has been operating since late 2013" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/16/15]

2015 - Female teen suicide bomber strikes in Nigeria - February 16th, 2015: "Female teen suicide bomber [02/15/15] strikes in Nigeria ['Most of the victims were children ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/16/15]

2015 - Netanyahu urges Jews in Europe to move to Israel - February 16th, 2015: "Netanyahu urges Jews in Europe to move to Israel" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/16/15]

2015 - N.C. man who fatally shot Muslims hates all religions - February 16th, 2015: "N.C. man [Craig Hicks] who fatally shot Muslims hates all religions / But triple-killer has advocated a right to belief and feverently supports a right to bear arms" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/16/15]

2015 - U.S. companies pledge to build solar, wind power in India - February 16th, 2015: "U.S. companies pledge to build solar, wind power in India" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/16/15]

2015 - Militants in Libya claim loyalty to Islamic State, kill Coptic Christian hostages - February 16th, 2015: "Video purports to show beheadings / Militants in Libya claim loyalty to Islamic State, kill Coptic Christian hostages" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/16/15]

2015 - Lebanon's Hezbollah fights Islamic State - February 17th, 2015: "Lebanon's Hezbollah [Shiite militia] fights Islamic State [Sunni extremists]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/17/15]

2015 - Oil tanker train derails in West Virginia - February 17th, 2015: "Oil tanker train derails [02/16/15] in West Virginia  ['... sending at least one into the Kanawha River ... .']" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/17/15]

2015 - Egyptian planes target Islamic State in Libya - February 17th, 2015: "Egyptian planes [02/16/15] target Islamic State in Libya ['... after extremists beheaded a group of Egyptian Christians.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/17/15]

2015 - Europe's leaders reject Israel's call for emigration - February 17th, 2015: "Europe's leaders reject Israel's call for emigration" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/17/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 18th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,047.58; Change: 28.23 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.100.34; Change: 3.35 (0.2 %). [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/18/15]

2015 - Wingspan buys Lee stake - February 18th, 2015: "Wingspan [Wingspan Investment Management] buys Lee stake ['The investment appears to make Wingspan the company's biggest shareholder ... Lee Enterprises publishes 46 daily newspapers and has a joint interest in four others." [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/18/15]

2015 - Judge blocks Obama's executive action - February 18th, 2015: "IMMIGRATION RULING / Judge blocks Obama's executive action / Administration puts measures on hold after decision / White House will appeal ruling, but complies in interim" [Based on: Title(s) for A.P. article, pp. A1 & A4, S.L.P.D., 02/18/15]

2015 - Texas judge tosses ban on same-sex marriage - February 18th, 2015: "Texas judge tosses ban on same-sex marriage" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/18/15]

2015 - Israel's Netanyahu spent $24,000 on takeout - February 18th, 2015: "[...] The Netanyahu' family's use of state funds between 2009 and 2013 could potentuially raise criminal issues, and it certainly violates ethical standards, State Comptroller Joseph Shapira said Tuesday. Matters are now before the attorney general." [Based on: Washington Post article (Israel's Netanyahu spent $24,000 on takeout), p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/18/15]

2015 - Iraqi envoy says Islamic State might be harvesting organs - February 18th, 2015: "Iraqi envoy ['Iraq's ambassador to the United Nations'] says Islamic State might be harvesting organs ['as a way to finance its operations']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/18/15]

2015 - State agency moves forward with permit governing Ameren water discharge - February 18th, 2015: "[...] Ameren [Ameren Missouri] was legally allowed to operate the plant under a 1994 water permit that expired in 1999. But it wasn't unique. At least two other Ameren plants in the state have operated without updated water discharge permits. [... .]" [Based on: Article (State agency moves forward with permit governing Ameren water discharge), p. A2, S.L.P.D., 02/18/15]

2015 - Strong Earthquake - March 19th, 2015: "M6.4 - 83km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000trf9#general_summary

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 19th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,029.85; Change: - 17.73 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.099.68; Change: - 0.66 (flat). [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/19/15]

2015 - Conditions in Libya ideal for militants - February 19th, 2015: "Conditions in Libya ideal for militants / In Chaos since Ghadafi fell, ISIS found foothold closer to Europe" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/19/15]

2015 - Hundreds are exposed to 'superbug' in hospital - February 19th, 2015: "Hundreds are exposed to 'superbug' [Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)] in hospital [Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center]" [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/19/15]

2015 - Blast devastates refinery, sends ash raining down in California - February 19th, 2015: "Blast devastates refinery, sends ash raining down in California [02/18/15] / Explosion injures 4, is likely to cause hike in the state's gas prices" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/19/15]

2015 - Strong Earthquake - March 20th, 2015: "M6.3 - 140km E of Miyako, Japan"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000trsc#general_summary

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 20th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,985.77; Change: - 44.08 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.097.45; Change: - 2.23 (- 0.1 %). [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/20/15]

2015 - Fourth-quarter losses / Freddie Mac - February 20th, 2015: "Freddie Mac saw $3.4 billion in quarterly derivitive losses due to declining interest rates, the government-controlled mortgage finance company said on Thursday. The losses caused a $1.9 billion drop in fourth-quarter earnings to $227 million, the company said, its lowest profit in that quarter since 2001. [....]" [Based on: BUSINESS DIGEST article (Freddie Mac), p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/20/15]

2015 - Wal-Mart workers will get pay boost - February 20th, 2015: "Wal-Mart workers [U.S.A.] will get pay boost" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/20/15]

2015 - West Coast port fight offers no end in sight - February 20th, 2015: "West Coast [U.S.A.] port fight offers no end in sight" [Based on: Title for Wire Reports article, p. B5, S.L.P.D., 02/20/15]

2015 - FTC sues to block Sysco-US Foods merger - February 20th, 2015: "FTC sues to block Sysco-US Foods merger / Government rejects firms' offer to sell off 11 distribution centers" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 02/20/15]

2015 - Colorado residents ask U.S. to block legal marijuana - February 20th, 2015: "Colorado residents ask U.S. to block legal marijuana" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/20/15]

2015 - French prime minister survives no-confidence vote - February 20th, 2015: "[...] A total of 234 lawmakers voted for the censure motion that triggered a political crisis and forced Prime Minister Manuel Valls to defend his economic views. The count was far below the 289 needed for the motion to pass. [....]" [Based on: WORLD DIGEST article (French prime minister survives no-confidence vote), p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/20/15]

2015 - Ball to buy U.K. can maker Rexam for $6.9 billion - February 20th, 2015: "Ball [Ball Corp.] to buy U.K. can maker Rexam for $6.9 billion / Investors worry that antitrust regulators may hamper merger" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. B5, S.L.P.D., 02/20/15]

2015 - 'Cyclone sandwich' forces evacuations in Australia - February 20th, 2015: " 'Cyclone sandwich' forces evacuations in Australia [02/20/15]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/20/15]

2015 - Turkey, U.S. agree to train, arm Syrian rebels to fight militants - February 20th, 2015: "Turkey, U.S. agree to train, arm Syrian rebels to fight militants" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/20/15]

2015 - Strong Earthquake - March 21st, 2015: "M6.0 - 130km E of Miyako, Japan"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000ts49#general_summary

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 21st, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,140.44; Change: 154.67 (0.9 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.110.30; Change: 12.85 (0.6 %). [Based on: p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/21/15]

2015 - Building in Dubai engulfed in fire - February 21st, 2015: "Building in Dubai [Torch tower]  engulfed in fire" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/21/15]

2015 - Takata hit with daily fine on air bags - February 21st, 2015: "Takata hit with daily fine on air bags" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/21/15]

2015 - Tourists flock to near-frozen Niagra Falls - February 21st, 2015: "Tourists flock to near-frozen Niagra Falls" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/21/15]

2015 - Islamic State bombings kill dozens in Libya - February 21st, 2015: "Islamic State bombings [02/20/15] kill dozens in Libya ['... in what the group said was retaliation for Egyptian airstrikes against the extremists' aggressive new branch in North Africa.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 02/21/15]

2015 - Energizer's personal care spinoff will be called Edgewell - February 21st, 2015: "Energizer's personal care spinoff will be called Edgewell / New company will set up shop in St. Louis area for personal care products" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/21/15]

2015 - Duke Energy hit with charges of illegal pollution in N. Carolina - February 21st, 2015: "Duke Energy hit with charges of illegal pollution in N. Carolina ['... illegal pollution from coal ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 02/21/15]

2015 - Rights groups decry alleged phone hack by U.S., British agencies - February 21st, 2015: "Rights groups decry alleged phone hack by U.S., British agencies" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/21/15]

*Links: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-31545050

2015 - Venezuelan protestors fill streets after mayor of Caracas is arrested - February 21st, 2015: "Venezuelan protestors fill streets [02/20/15] after mayor of Caracas [Antonio Ledezma] is arrested ['... for allegedly participating in a U.S.-backed plot to overthrow his government.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/21/15]

2015 - Strong Earthquake - March 22nd, 2015: "M6.2 - 218km SW of Tomatlan, Mexico"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000tsak#general_summary

2015 - Oil refinery strike spreads / U.S.A. - February 22nd, 2015: "Oil refinery strike spreads / U.S.A." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/22/15]

2015 - Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz issue recalls - February 22nd, 2015: "Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz issue recalls" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/22/15]

2015 - Nigeria retakes key town from Boko Haram - February 22nd, 2015: "Nigeria retakes key town [Baga] from Boko Haram [02/21/15]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/22/15]

2015 - Seaports tackle huge backlog / U.S. West Coast - February 22nd, 2015: "With deal set, seaports [U.S. West Coast] tackle huge backlog / Unloading cargo could take up to three months" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/22/15]

2015 - AIDS is No. 1 killer of adolescents in Africa, health groups say - February 22nd, 2015: "AIDS is No. 1 killer of adolescents in Africa, health groups say / International aid organizations launch campaign in Kenya to stop spread of HIV among children" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 02/22/15]

2015 - Bomb targets Iranian official in Libya - February 23rd, 2015: "Bomb targets Iranian official in Libya [02/22/15]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/23/15]

2015 - Study warns of fuel-hauling trains / U.S.A. - February 23rd, 2015: "Study warns of fuel-hauling trains / Transportation officials cite analysis as proof that safety improvements are needed" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/23/15]

2015 - Raising taxes on wealthy is backed by most - February 23rd, 2015: "Raising taxes on wealthy is backed by most / Majority in poll [U.S.A.] support president's 'middle-class economics' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/23/15]

2015 - Zionism debate at heart of bitter Israeli vote - February 23rd, 2015: "Zionism debate at heart of bitter Israeli vote / Nation's political foes argue over its meaning in tight election campaign" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/23/15]

2015 - Turkish forces remove tomb, evacuate troops - February 23rd, 2015: "Turkish forces remove tomb, evacuate troops / Military operation into Syria targets Ottoman Empire crypt believed to be threatened by Islamic State group." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/23/15]

2015 - Blast kills 2 marchers, hurts dozens in Ukraine - February 23rd, 2015: "Blast kills 2 marchers, hurts dozens in Ukraine [02/22/15]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 02/23/15]

2015 - Vigilance urged after calls for attacks on U.S. malls - February 23rd, 2015: "Vigilance urged after calls for attacks on U.S. malls / Al-Qaida-linked group in Somalia reportedly behind video threat" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/23/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 24th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,116.84; Change: - 23.16 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.109.66; Change: - 0.64 (flat). [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/24/15]

2015 - Recreational pot legal in Alaska - February 24th, 2015: "Recreational pot legal in Alaska" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/24/15]

2015 - Christie is ordered to fund pensions - February 24th, 2015: "Christie [New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie] is ordered to fund pensions" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/24/15]

2015 - Young girl is suicide bomber in Nigeria - February 24th, 2015: "Young girl ['as young as 10'] is suicide bomber in Nigeria [02/22/15]" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/24/15]

2015 - PLO found liable for U.S. deaths in Israel - February 24th, 2015: "PLO found liable for U.S. deaths in Israel ['in the early 2000s, officials announced Monday']" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/24/15]

2015 - U.S. home sales plunge 4.9 percent in January - February 24th, 2015: "U.S. home sales plunge 4.9 percent in January" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/24/15]

2015 - Stifel will expand by buying Sterne Agee for $150 million - February 24th, 2015: "Stifel will expand by buying Sterne Agee for $150 million / Deal adds 730 financial advisers and independent representatives, giving boost to more than 2,800" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/24/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 25th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,209.19; Change: 92.35 (0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.115.48; Change: 5.82 (0.3 %). [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - Refinery strike / U.S.A. - February 25th, 2015: "[...] A total of 6,550 USW members are on strike at 15 plants, including 12 refineries accounting for one-fifth of U.S. capacity." [Based on: BUSINESS DIGEST article (Union chief says refinery strike could spread), p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - U.N. climate chief resigns - February 25th, 2015: "U.N. climate chief resigns ['... amid allegations of sexual harassment.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - Ex-N.Y. speaker pleads not guilty - February 25th, 2015: "Ex-N.Y. speaker [Sheldon Silver] pleads not guilty ['to an extortion and fraud indictment']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - Goodyear settles bribery charges - February 25th, 2015: "Goodyear settles bribery charges ['... $16.2 million to settle civil charges that two subsidieries paid bribes to win more tire sales in Kenya.']" [Based on: BUSINESS DIGEST article (Union chief says refinery strike could spread), p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - Obama vetoes bill to build pipeline - February 25th, 2015: "Obama vetoes bill to build pipeline / Keystone XL has been a GOP priority; battle isn't over yet" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - Toddler with measles dies in Berlin - February 25th, 2015: "Toddler with measles dies in Berlin ['... the first known death in an outbreak ... that has seen more than 570 cases in the German capital since October.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - EPA's Brooks moving to new position - February 25th, 2015: "[...] Brooks [Karl Brooks] will begin March 9 as deputy assistant administrator of the Office of Administration and Resources Management. The Washington, D.C. office is in charge of the EPA's human resources, grants, contracts and facilities. [... .]" [Based on: Article (EPA's Brooks moving to new position / Official who oversaw West Lake Landfill here heads to capital), p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - French woman kidnapped in Yemen - February 25th, 2015: "French woman kidnapped in Yemen [02/24/15]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - Suicide bombers, abduction in Nigeria - February 25th, 2015: "Suicide bombers [02/24/15], abduction [Rev. Phyllis Sortor] in Nigeria" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - No federal charges in Travon Martin death - February 25th, 2015: "No federal charges in Travon Martin death" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - U.K. approves embryos with 3 people's DNA - February 25th, 2015: "U.K. approves embryos with 3 people's DNA" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - Islamic State militants in Syria abduct dozens of Christians - February 25th, 2015: "[...] The group's bloody campaign in Syria and Iraq, where it seeks to form a self-styled caliphate, has repeatedly targeted religious minorities since it took control of a third of both countries. The United States and coalition of regional partners are conducting a campaign of airstrikes against the group. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (Islamic State militants in Syria abduct dozens of Christians; thousands flee / Extremists could use captives to arrange prisoner swap with Kurds they are fighting), p. A15, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - American Sniper' jury convicts man in killing of author, friend - February 25th, 2015: " 'American Sniper' jury convicts man in killing of author, friend / Former Marine will get life without parole; jurors rejected insanity defense" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - Justice Department questions JPMorgan over biases in auto lending - February 25th, 2015: "Justice Department questions JPMorgan over biases in auto lending. filing says" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - Anthem says breach affected at least 8.8 million non-Anthem customers - February 25th, 2015: "Anthem says breach affected at least 8.8 million non-Anthem customers / Insurer will mail letters next week on identity theft repair and protection" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/25/15]

2015 - Died / Tom Schweich - February 26th, 2015: "SCHWEICH [Tom Schweich] SUICIDE [02/26/15] STUNS, SADDENS / GOP gubernatorial hopeful called 'brilliant, devoted' to service / Auditor had called seeking an interview just before his death" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/27/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 26th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,224.57; Change: 15.38 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.113.86; Change: - 1.62 (- 0.1 %). [Based on: p. A12, S.L.P.D., 02/26/15]

2015 - Avalanches in Afghanistan kill at least 100 - February 26th, 2015: "Avalanches in Afghanistan ['following severe snowfall'] kill at least 100 [168 as of 02/28/15]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/26/15]

2015 - Vandalism cuts online, cellphone use in Arizona - February 26th, 2015: "Vandalism cuts online, cellphone use in Arizona [02/25/15]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 02/26/15]

*Trivia: "Vandalism shows Internet's vulnerability / Slicing of wires ['... vandals sliced through a fiber-optic Internet cable buried in the rocky desert.'] cripples computers, phones and ATMs in Arizona" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/27/15]

2015 - Judge orders more landfill data for state / Missouri - February 26th, 2015: "Judge orders more landfill data for state [Missouri]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/26/15]

2015 - OBESITY CAUSING RISE IN FATTY LIVER DISEASE / U.S.A. - February 26th, 2015: "OBESITY CAUSING RISE IN FATTY LIVER DISEASE [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 02/26/15]

2015 - Solar wind - February 27th, 2015: "speed: 344.4 km/sec / density: 13.6 protons/cm3 / ... Updated: Today at 0122 UT"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 02/27/15] 

2015 - Major Earthquake - March 27th, 2015: "M7.0 - 131km N of Nebe, Indonesia"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000ttkd#general_summary

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 27th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,214.42; Change: -10.15 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.110.74; Change: - 3.12 (- 0.1 %). [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/27/15]

2015 - Died / Leonard Nimoy - February 27th, 2015: " 'I have been - and always shall be - your friend' / LEONARD NIMOY DIES AT 83" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

2015 - Morgan Stanley settles - February 27th, 2015: "Morgan Stanley settles ['... it will pay $2.6 billion to the U.S. government to resolve potential claims stemming from the sale of mortgage bonds before the financial crisis ... .']" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 02/27/15]

2015 - China bans ivory imports - February 27th, 2015: "China bans ivory imports" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/27/15]

2015 - Militants take more Christians - February 27th, 2015: "Militants take more Christians ['in the past three days'] / Video by Islamic State shows destruction of artifacts at museum in Mosul" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 02/27/15]

2015 - Nevada OKs betting on Olympics - February 27th, 2015: "Nevada OKs betting on Olympics" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/27/15]

2015 - Bombs in Nigeria kill at least 15 - February 27th, 2015: "Bombs in Nigeria kill at least 15" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 02/27/15]

2015 - Utah panel advances medicinal pot - February 27th, 2015: "Utah panel advances medicinal pot" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/27/15]

2015 - FCC approves tougher open Internet rules - February 27th, 2015: "FCC approves tougher open Internet rules" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 02/27/15]

2015 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - February 28th, 2015: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 18,132.70; Change: - 81.72 (- 0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 2.104.50; Change: - 6.24 (- 0.3 %). [Based on: p. A6, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

2015 - Fire in tent kills homeless man - February 28th, 2015: "Fire in tent ['in a tent city of homeless people'] kills homeless man; city official [St. Louis, Mo.] cites camp dangers" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

2015 - OPEC gambit seems to be working - February 28th, 2015: "OPEC gambit seems to be working ['U.S. drillers are idling rigs at a record pace ....'] / Saudi plan stunned U.S. output; smaller countries feel pain" [Based on: Title (and text) for Bloomberg News article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

2015 - Rennert, firm must pay $118 million - February 28th, 2015: "Rennert ['billionaire Ira Rennert'], firm must pay $118 million / They breached duty, looted magnesium company, jury finds" [Based on: Title (and text) for REUTERS article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

2015 - Russian opposition leader dies in shooting - February 28th, 2015: "Russian opposition leader [Boris Nemtsov] dies in shooting / Former leader was critical to Putin, ties to Ukraine rebels" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

*Trivia: "Slain Nemtsov painted as 'sacrificial victim' / Putin and his allies claim opposition figure was killed as 'provocation' to touch off internal dissent in Russia" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/01/15]

2015 - 'Jihadi John' known to British spy agency - February 28th, 2015: " 'Jihadi John' known to British spy agency / London-educated man had become frustrated over plight of Muslims" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

2015 - American blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh - February 28th, 2015: "American blogger [Avijit Roy] hacked to death in Bangladesh [02/26/15]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

2015 - Wrecks clog roads as snowstorm hits / St. Louis, Mo. - February 28th, 2015: "Wrecks clog roads [St. Louis, Mo.] as snowstorm hits [02/28/15] / Region expected to get 5-7 inches before precipitation ends" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A2, S.L.P.D., 03/01/15]

2015 - Mexican cartel drug lord captured by federal police - February 28th, 2015: "Mexican cartel drug lord [Servando 'LaTuta' Gomez] captured by federal police [02/27/15] / 'Most wanted' former teacher led bloodthirsty 'Knights Templar' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

2015 - Buddha statue reveals remains of Mummified monk inside - February 28th, 2015: "Buddha statue reveals remains of Mummified monk inside" [Based on: Title for USA TODAY article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

2015 - Tribes from around U.S. gather to discuss legal marijuana - February 28th, 2015: "Tribes from around U.S. gather to discuss legal marijuana / 'Astronomical' opportunity cited by representatives at conference" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

2015 - U.S. corporations may be 'people,' but they cannot testify, judge rules - February 28th, 2015: "U.S. corporations may be 'people,' but they cannot testify, judge rules" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

*Links: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/27/usa-corporations-people-idUSL1N0W11PO20150227

2015 - Environmental group sues U.S. EPA to protect the monarch butterfly - February 28th, 2015: "Environmental group [The Natural Resources Defense Council] sues U.S. EPA to protect the monarch butterfly" [Based on: Title (and text) for REUTERS article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 02/28/15]

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