Timecapsule Timeline

Calendar Months

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

May 2013

2013 - Astronomic Configuration - April 1st, 2013: "Sun [11 Taurus], Moon [25 Capricorn], Mercury [29 Aries], Venus [19 Taurus], Mars [8 Taurus], Jupiter [17 Gemini], Saturn [7 Scorpio R.], Uranus [10 Aries], Neptune [5 Pisces], Pluto [11 Capricorn R.], Chiron [12 Pisces]."

[Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201305.html]

2013 - U.S. National Debt - May 1st, 2013: "U.S. National Debt Clock - The Outstanding Public Debt [U.S.A.] as of 01 May 2013 at 10:15:06 PM GMT is: $16,832,717,719,631.02. The estimated population of the United States is 314,880,782 so each citizen's share of this debt is $53,457.43. The National Debt has continued to increase an average of $3.83 billion per day since September 28, 2007! Concerned? Then tell Congress and the White House! [Based  on: http://www.brillig.com/debt_clock/] - [T.D. - 05/01/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 1st, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,839.80; Change: 21.05 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,597.57; Change: 3.96 (0.2%)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/01/13]

2013 - Hezbollah may boost Assad - May 1st, 2013: "Hezbollah may boost Assad / On second consecutive day, bombing rattles Damascus; 14 are killed." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/01/13]

2013 - Obama hints at action in Syria - May 1st, 2013: "Obama hints at action in Syria / But he wants more evidence about chemical weapons." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/01/13]

2013 - Bombs kill 3 NATO soldiers, 5 Afghans - May 1st, 2013: "Bombs kill 3 NATO soldiers, 5 Afghans [04/30/13] / Attacks come third day of what Taliban calls its spring offensive." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/01/13]

2013 - Pakistan bans Musharraf from politics - May 1st, 2013: "Pakistan bans Musharraf from politics [04/30/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/01/13]

2013 - New king takes over the Netherlands - May 1st, 2013: "New king takes over the Netherlands [o4/30/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/01/13]

2013 - Morning-after pill to go over the counter - May 1st, 2013: "Morning-after pill to go over the counter [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/01/13]

2013 - Arab League sweetens peace plan with Israel - May 1st, 2013: "Arab League sweetens peace plan with Israel / Hard-liners in netanyahu's government are unlikely to agree to proposal." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/01/13]

2013 - Ricin found on items dumped by suspect, FBI says - May 1st, 2013: "Ricin found on items dumped by suspect, FBI says / Marks found on documents in Mississippi man's home reportedly match tainted letters sent to Obama, officials." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/01/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 2nd, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,700.95; Change: - 138.85 (- 0.9 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,582.70; Change: - 14.87 (- 0.9%)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/02/13]

2013 - CPI files for bankruptcy - May 2nd, 2013: "CPI [CPI Corp.] files for bankruptcy; ex-workers, customers are unlikely to get funds" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/02/13]

2013 - American sentenced in N. Korea - May 2nd, 2013: "American [Kenneth Bae] sentenced in N. Korea" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/02/13]

2013 - Snow storm hits West, Midwest - May 2nd, 2013: "Snow storm [U.S.A.] hits West, Midwest [05/02/13]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 05/02/13]

2013 - Classmates of Tsarnev are charged - May 2nd, 2013: "Classmates of Tsarnev are charged [05/01/13]. They ditched backpack to protect him, FBI says." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/02/13]

2013 - Hatfield argues for wage and benefits cuts - May 2nd, 2013: "Patriot CEO [Bennett Hatfield]: 'This is survive or not survive' / Hatfield argues for wage and benefits cuts." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/02/13]

2013 - Syrian troops / Homs - May 3rd, 2013: "Syrian troops move into key urban area [Homs - 05/02/13]" [Based on: Title for BRIEFS article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/02/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 2nd, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,831.58; Change: - 130.63 (0.9 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,597.59; Change: 14.89 (0.9%)."

[Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/03/13]

2013 - Honeybees disappearing / U.S.A. - May 3rd, 2013: "[...] The disorder has caused as much as one-third of the nation's bees to just disappear over the winter each year since 2006. [....]" [Based on: Article (Honeybees disappearing), p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/03/13]

2013 - U.S. ponders arming Syrian rebels - May 3rd, 2013: "U.S. ponders arming Syrian rebels / Hagel is first top official to acknowledge it; rebels may be distancing themselves from extremists." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/03/13]

2013 - Netanyahu wants vote on a peace deal - May 3rd, 2013: "Netanyahu wants vote on a peace deal / Opponents fear referendum would hinder pact with Palestinians." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/03/13]

2013 - California wildfire forces evacuations - May 3rd, 2013: "California wildfire forces evacuations [0502/13]" [Based on: Title for BRIEFS article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/03/13]

2013 - Suicides soar for those in middle age - May 3rd, 2013: "Suicides soar for those in middle age [U.S.A.] / Joblessness, struggling economy could be causes." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/03/13]

2013 - Number of children with food, skin allergies growing - May 3rd, 2013: "Number of children with food, skin allergies growing ['about 1 in 20 U.S. children has a food allergy.'] / CDC, observers aren't sure why, but new study is clear." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/03/13]

2013 - Suicides soar for those in middle age - May 4th, 2013: "Suicides soar for those in middle age [U.S.A.] / Joblessness, struggling economy could be causes." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/04/13]

2013 - DOJ sues Chemed - May 4th, 2013: "DOJ sues Chemed ['Cincinnati-based Chemed Corp.']" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/04/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 4th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,973.96; Change: 142.38 (1.0 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,614.42; Change: 16.83 (1.1%)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/04/13]

2013 - Bombing prompts tightening of student visas / U.S.A. - May 4th, 2013: "Bombing [Boston bombing] prompts tightening of student visas / Scrutiny will increase to detect radicals trying to enter U.S." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/04/13]

2013 - China's drone warfare capability rivals U.S. in diversity, versatility - May 4th, 2013: "China's drone warfare capability rivals U.S. in diversity, versatility" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/04/13]

2013 - Biondi says he'll retire - May 5th, 2013: "Biondi says he'll retire [05/04/13] / SLU president stuns critics, backers; he has taken heat over his leadership style." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/05/13]

2013 - Solar plane lands in Arizona - May 5th, 2013: "Solar plane lands in Arizona [05/04/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 05/04/13]

2013 - Syria says Israel strikes research site - May 5th, 2013: "Syria says Israel strikes research site [05/05/13] / Israel doesn't comment; attack Sunday morning would be second in two days." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/05/13]

2013 - Blasts in Pakistan kill 3 near site of Taliban foes - May 5th, 2013: "Blasts in Pakistan [Karachi] kill 3 near site of Taliban foes [05/04/13]." [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 05/04/13]

2013 - Seven Americans die in 2 attacks in Afghanistan - May 5th, 2013: "Seven Americans die in 2 attacks in Afghanistan [05/04/13] / Meanwhile, Karzai acknowledges that payments received from CIA for more than a decade would continue." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/05/13]

2013 - 10 killed in Nigeria - May 6th, 2013: "10 killed in Nigeria [05/05/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/06/13]

2013 - Attacks in Iraq kill 9 - May 6th, 2013: "Attacks in Iraq kill 9 [05/05/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/06/13]

2013 - Shootout kills 21 in Sudan - May 6th, 2013: "Shootout kills 21 in Sudan [05/04/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/06/13]

2013 - Ruling coalition wins in Malaysia - May 6th, 2013: "Ruling coalition wins in Malaysia [05/05/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/06/13]

2013 - Israeli strikes on Syria promt threats - May 6th, 2013: "Israeli strikes on Syria [in the last 48 hours] promt threats" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/06/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 4th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,968.89; Change: - 5.07 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,617.50; Change: 3.08 (0.2%)."

[Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/07/13]

2013 - Settlement / Bank of America - May 7th, 2013: "Bank of America settles with MBIA ['agreed to pay ... $1.7 billion']" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/07/13]

2013 - Bomb attacks near Baghdad kill 10 - May 7th, 2013: "Bomb attacks near Baghdad kill 10 [05/06/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/07/13]

2013 - Bomb blast kills 16 at rally in Pakistan - May 7th, 2013: "Bomb blast kills 16 at rally in Pakistan [05/06/13] / Violence escalates as nation prepares for historic election on Saturday." [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/07/13]

2013 - Call for help rejected in attack on Benghazi - May 7th, 2013: "Call for help rejected in attack on Benghazi [09/11/12] / Account by diplomat in Tripoli is sure to reignite debate." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/07/13]

2013 - U.S. expresses doubt that rebels used sarin in Syria - May 7th, 2013: "U.S. expresses doubt [05/06/13] that rebels used sarin in Syria / White House says it's more likely that Assad used chemical weapons." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/07/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 8th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,056.20; Change: 87.31 (0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,625.96; Change: 8.46 (0.5%)."

[Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/08/13]

2013 - Bombs hit Pakistani campaign rallies - May 8th, 2013: "Bombs hit Pakistani campaign rallies [05/07/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 05/08/13]

2013 - Same-sex marriage gains in Delaware - May 8th, 2013: "Same-sex marriage gains in Delaware" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/08/13]

2013 - Syrian rebels hold U.N. peacekeepers - May 8th, 2013: "Syrian rebels hold U.N. peacekeepers [05/07/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 05/08/13]

2013 - Minnesota nears vote on same-sex marriage - May 8th, 2013: "Minnesota nears vote on same-sex marriage" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/08/13]

2013 - Europeans had common ancestors 1,000 years ago - May 8th, 2013: "Europeans had common ancestors 1,000 years ago / DNA study confirms decade-old mathematical models." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/08/13]

2013 - Odor in Bridgeton is expected to worsen during work on site - May 8th, 2013: "Landfill offers area residents [Bridgeton, Mo.] stay in a hotel / Odor in Bridgeton is expected to worsen during work on site." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/08/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 9th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,105.12; Change: 48.92 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,632.69; Change: 6.73 (0.4%)."

[Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/09/13]

2013 - Fast food workers on strike / U.S.A. - May 9th, 2013: "Fast food workers on strike [05/08/13] / St. Louis area joins protests in New York and Chicago in push for higher wages." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/09/13]

2013 - Glitch disrupted Internet, Syria says - May 9th, 2013: "Glitch disrupted Internet [05/07/13], Syria says / Previous outages have presaged military activity." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/09/13]

2013 - Bible OK in cheerleading, judge rules - May 9th, 2013: "Bible OK in cheerleading, judge rules [Kountze, Texas - 05/08/13]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 05/09/13]

2013 - Adults' mouth bacteria may help their infants - May 9th, 2013: "Adults' mouth bacteria may help their infants / If parents lick pacifiers, allergies for babies can be reduced, study finds." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 05/09/13]

2013 - Former diplomat testifies at House about Benghazi - May 9th, 2013: "Clinton call amid attack is recounted / Former diplomat testifies at House about Benghazi [05/08/13]." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/09/13]

2013 - Lurid murder trial ends in guilty verdict for Arias - May 9th, 2013: "Lurid murder trial ends in guilty verdict for Arias [05/08/13] / Spectators cheer Phoenix courthouse as defendant fights back tears." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 05/09/13]

2013 - Who bankrolls most low-wage workers? U.S. taxpayers - May 9th, 2013: "Who bankrolls most low-wage workers? U.S. taxpayers / Nearly 2 million contractors make $24,000 a year or less." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/09/13]

2013 - Physicist Stephen Hawking boycotts conference in Israel - May 9th, 2013: "Physicist Stephen Hawking boycotts conference in Israel / He's supporting protest over treatment of Palestinians." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 05/09/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 10th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,082.62; Change: - 22.50 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,626.67; Change: - 6.02 (-  0.4%)."

[Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/10/13]

2013 - Tropical Cyclone Mahasen - May 10th, 2013: "Mahasen formed as a tropical storm over the northern Indian Ocean on May 10, 2013. [....]"

[Based on: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=81117]

2013 - Hospice company sued for fraud - May 10th, 2013: "Hospice company sued for fraud / Vitas, founded in Florida, is accused of submitting bogus Medicare claims for reimbursement." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. B5, S.L.P.D., 05/10/13]

2013 - Hezbollah boss welcomes missiles - May 10th, 2013: "Hezbollah boss welcomes missiles / Cache from Syria will be 'game-changing' for Lebanese group's fight with Israel." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/10/13]

2013 - Hackers stole millions in ATM card fraud - May 10th, 2013: "Hackers stole millions [$45 million] in ATM card fraud / Seven members of international gang programmed two banks to pour out money." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/10/13]

2013 - Boston chief wasn't told FBI got Tsarnaev warning - May 10th, 2013: "Boston chief wasn't told FBI got Tsarnaev warning / Even detectives who worked on task force weren't informed, he says." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/10/13]

2013 - Minnesota House OKs legalizing  same-sex marriage - May 10th, 2013: "Minnesota House OKs legalizing  same-sex marriage [05/09/13]" [Based on: Title for Star Tribune article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 05/10/13]

2013 - Scientists pinpoint how brain tracks fast-moving objects - May 10th, 2013: "Scientists pinpoint how brain tracks fast-moving objects / We perceive them as closer, giving body time to respond." [Based on: Title for San Jose Mercury News article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/10/13]

2013 - U.S. is seeking continued use of 9 Afghan bases, Karzai says - May 10th, 2013: "U.S. is seeking continued use of 9 Afghan bases, Karzai says / President says he'll comply, in return for 'security, economic' guarantees." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/10/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 11th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,118.49; Change: 35.87 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,633.70; Change: 7.03 (0.4%)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/11/13]

2013 - Carbon dioxide is at 2 million-year high - May 11th, 2013: "[...] Carbon dioxide was measured at 400 parts per million ... . The last time the worldwide carbon level was that high was about 2 million years ago, said peter Tans of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That was during the Pleistocene Era. [....]" [Based on: DIGEST article (Carbon dioxide is at 2 million-year high), p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/11/13]

2013 - Strong Earthquake / 139km NW of Neiafu, Tonga - May 11th, 2013: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 20:46:56 (UTC) on Saturday, May 11th, 2013. The magnitude 6.5 event [Location: 17.944°S, 175.075°W (Uncertainty ± 15.6 km); Depth 205.4 km (Uncertainty ± 9.8 km) was located @ 139km NW of Neiafu, Tonga"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000gudx#technical] - [T.D.- 05/14/13]

2013 - Sharif claims victory in Pakistani election - May 12th, 2013: "Sharif [Nawaz Sharif] claims victory in Pakistani election [05/11/13]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/12/13]

2013 - Carbon dioxide record shows 'scary' trend - May 12th, 2013: "Carbon dioxide record shows 'scary' trend" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 05/12/13]

2013 - China wrestles with stubborn air pollution - May 12th, 2013: "China wrestles with stubborn air pollution / Crisis over the winter has people clamoring for change, and officials are taking notice." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 05/12/13]

2013 - Turkey blames Syria-linked group for blasts that kill 43 - May 12th, 2013: "Turkey blames Syria-linked group for blasts ['two car bombs'] that kill 43 [05/11/13]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/12/13]

2013 - Solar Activity - May 13th, 2013: "A sunspot on the sun's eastern limb is crackling with powerful X-class solar flares. It announced itself with an X1.7-class eruption on May 13th at 0217 UT, quickly followed by an X2.8-class flare at 1609 UT. These are the strongest flares of 2013, and they signal a significant uptick in solar activity. More eruptions are in the offing. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 05/13/13]

2013 - 5 killed in Iraq - May 13th, 2013: "5 killed in Iraq [05/12/13]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/13/13]

2013 - Eruption / Pavlof Volcano - May 13th, 2013: "For the third time this century, Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano is erupting. The Alaska Volcano Observatory first detected earthquakes associated with the movement of magma and heat at Pavlof’s summit on May 13, 2013. [....]"

[Based on: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=81146]

2013 - Syrian rebels release peacekeepers - May 13th, 2013: "Syrian rebels release peacekeepers [05/12/13]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/13/13]

2013 - Volcanic activity / Popocatepetal Volcano - May 13th, 2013: "Volcano [Popocatepetal] near Mexico City is stirring" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/13/13]

2013 - France confirms 2nd case of virus related to SARS - May 13th, 2013: "France confirms 2nd case of virus related to SARS" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/13/13]

2013 - Car bomb in Libya - May 14th, 2013: "Car bomb in Libya [Benghazi - 05/13/13]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A23, S.L.P.D., 05/14/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 14th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,091.68; Change: - 26.81 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,633.77; Change: 0.07 (flat)."

[Based on: p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/14/13]

2013 - Monsanto scores patent win - May 14th, 2013: "Monsanto scores patent win [05/13/13] / Supreme Court rules against farmer [Vernon Hugh Bowman] in soybean case" [Based on: Title for Article article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/14/13]

2013 - Same-sex marriage passes in Minnesota - May 14th, 2013: "Same-sex marriage passes [37-30] in Minnesota" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A25, S.L.P.D., 05/14/13]

2013 - Saudi with pressure cooker arrested in Detroit - May 14th, 2013: "Saudi with pressure cooker arrested in Detroit" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A25, S.L.P.D., 05/14/13]

2013 - IRS, Benghazi flaps continue to dog Obama - May 14th, 2013: "IRS, Benghazi flaps continue to dog Obama / Brewing controversies put White House on defensive." [Based on: Title for A.P. article article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/14/13]

2013 - AP outraged over Justice Dept. seizure of its phone records - May 14th, 2013: "[...] In all, the government seized the records for more than 20 separate telephone lines assigned to AP and its journalists in April and May 2012. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (AP outraged over Justice Dept. seizure of its phone records / 'No possible justification,' news agency's CEO says, for scope of subpoena.), p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/14/13]

2013 - Strong Earthquake / 39km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands - May 14th, 2013: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 00:32:25 (UTC) on Tuesday, May 11th, 2013. The magnitude 6.8 event [Location: 18.748°N, 145.294°E (Uncertainty ± 14.2 km); Depth 601.8 km (Uncertainty ± 6.5 km) was located @ 39km W of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000gw27#technical] - [T.D.- 05/14/13]

2013 - Solar Wind - May 15th, 2013: "Solar wind speed: 425.2 km/sec; density: 16.4 protons/cm3; Updated: Today at 0206 UT" [Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 05/15/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 15th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,215.25; Change: 123.57 (0.8 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,650.34; Change: 16.57 (1.0 %)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/15/13]

2013 - Measure limits Doe Run liability - May 15th, 2013: "Measure limits Doe Run liability / Bill bars punitive damages in lead contamination cases [St. Louis, Mo.]." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/15/13]

2013 - U.S. launches drone from carrier - May 15th, 2013: "U.S. launches drone [X-47B - 'the size of a fighter jet'] from carrier [05/14/13]" [Based on: Title (and text) for NATION DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/15/13]

2013 - 3 U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan - May 15th, 2013: "3 U.S. troops killed ['by a roadside bomb'] in Afghanistan [05/14/13]" [Based on: DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/15/13]

2013 - Landfill owner will cap site to stop smelly fire - May 15th, 2013: "Landfill owner will cap site to stop smelly fire [St. Louis, Mo.] / Work will temporarily make stench worse." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/15/13]

2013 - Idaho company bets time is right for biotech potatoes - May 15th, 2013: "Idaho company bets time is right for biotech potatoes / Simplot makes move 12 years after similar push by Monsanto failed." [Based on: A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/15/13]

2013 - Rights group alleges rebels involved in Syrian atrocities - May 15th, 2013: "Rights group alleges rebels involved in Syrian atrocities / Brutal video of corpse being mutilated is seen as evidence." [Based on: DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/15/13]

2013 - 32 killed in Congo - May 16th, 2013: "32 killed in Congo [05/15/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/16/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 16th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,275.69; Change: 60.44 (0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,658.78; Change: 8.44 (0.5 %)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/16/13]

2013 - No nuclear deal with Iran - May 16th, 2013: "No nuclear deal ['U.N. nuclear agency'] with Iran" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/16/13]

2013 - Tornadoes strike town in Texas - May 16th, 2013: "Tornadoes strike town [Granbury] in Texas [05/15/13]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/16/13]

2013 - Stem cell research gets new boost - May 16th, 2013: "Stem cell research gets new boost / Recovery of such cells from cloned human embryos could aid patients." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/16/13]

2013 - 5 convicted in KC stock fraud case - May 16th, 2013: "5 convicted in KC stock fraud case [05/15/13] / Petro America founder, associates sold $7.2 million in worthless securities." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/16/13]

2013 - Wave of bombings kills at least 33 in Iraq - May 16th, 2013: "Wave of bombings [Shiite district] kills at least 33 in Iraq [05/15/13] / Explosions begin in afternoon, continue through evening at bus stops, outdoor markets; victims include children." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/16/13]

2013 - Militants in Egypt planned embassy attacks - May 16th, 2013: "Militants in Egypt planned embassy attacks ['were plotting to attack the U.S. and French embassies in Cairo']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/16/13]

2013 - Turner to offer online streams of TNT, TBS - May 16th, 2013: "Turner to offer online streams of TNT, TBS" [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/16/13]

2013 - Petraeus wanted more details released on Benghazi attack - May 16th, 2013: "Petraeus wanted more details released on Benghazi attack" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/16/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 17th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,233.22; Change: - 42.47 (- 0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,650.47; Change: - 8.31 (- 0.5%)."

[Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/17/13]

2013 - Afghan blast kills 15 - May 17th, 2013: "Afghan blast [Kabul] kills 15, including 6 Americans [05/16/13] / Group says attack was inspired by U.S. intent to maintain presence after 2014." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/17/13]

2013 - Violence soars in Iraq - May 17th, 2013: "Violence soars in Iraq; 21 dead, dozens hurt [05/16/13]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/17/13]

2013 - Saudis increase focus on virus - May 17th, 2013: "Saudis increase focus on virus ['related to SARS']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 05/17/13]

2013 - Deadly tornadoes / North Texas - May 17th, 2013: "Deadly twister [05/15/13] rips apart Habitat [habitat for Humanity] homes ['... killed six people and injured dozens.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/17/13]

2013 - 4 hackers sentenced in cyberattacks - May 17th, 2013: "4 hackers sentenced [05/16/13] in cyberattacks" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 05/17/13]

2013 - Limits on lead contamination suits clear Legislature - May 17th, 2013: "Limits on lead contamination suits clear Legislature / Doe Run sought the bill to put a cap on punitive damages." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 05/17/13]

2013 - Watchdog group says Israel trying to legalize four small settlements - May 17th, 2013: "Watchdog group says [05/16/13] Israel trying to legalize four small settlements [West Bank]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/17/13]

2013 - Interior Department proposes new rules on 'fracking' on public land - May 17th, 2013: "Interior Department proposes new rules on 'fracking' on public land" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/17/13]

2013 - GEOMAGNETIC STORM - May 18th, 2013: "A CME hit Earth's magnetic field on May 18th at around 0100 UT. Although it was just a glancing blow, the impact was enough to spark a G1-class geomagnetic storm. In the United States, Northern Lights descended as far south as Pawnee Buttes, Colorado: [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 05/18/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 17th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,354.40; Change: 121.18 (0.8 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,667.47; Change: 17.00 (1.0 %)."

[Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/18/13]

2013 - Wildfires ravage California - May 18th, 2013: "Wildfires ravage California [05/17/13]" [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/18/13]

2013 - More fatal bombings in Iraq - May 18th, 2013: "More fatal bombings in Iraq [05/17/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 05/18/13]

2013 - Egyptian protestors, troops clash - May 18th, 2013: "Egyptian protestors, troops clash [05/17/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 05/18/13]

2013 - 600 million dreams for Powerball jackpot - May 18th, 2013: "600 million dreams for Powerball jackpot / Prize is lotter game's largets yet." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/18/13]

2013 - Bombs in Afghanistan strike homes of elite - May 18th, 2013: "Bombs in Afghanistan strike homes of elite [05/18/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 05/18/13]

2013 - CME IMPACT - May 19th, 2013: "A CME hit Earth's magnetic field on May 19th at 2250 UT (3:50 PM PDT). Polar geomagnetic storms and high-latitude auroras are possible in the hours ahead. Stay tuned for updates. [....]" [Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 05/19/13]

2013 - Drone strike kills 4 in Yemen - May 19th, 2013: "Drone strike kills 4 in Yemen" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A26, S.L.P.D., 05/18/13]

2013 - France OKs same-sex marriage - May 19th, 2013: "France OKs same-sex marriage" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A26, S.L.P.D., 05/18/13]

2013 - Letters with ricin spur search - May 19th, 2013: "Letters with ricin spur search [Spokane, Washington]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/18/13]

2013 - Syrian troops go on the offensive - May 20th, 2013: "Syrian troops go on the offensive [town of Qusair - 05/19/13]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/20/13]

2013 - 21 hurt as tornadoes batter Oklahoma - May 20th, 2013: "21 hurt as tornadoes batter Oklahoma [05/19/13]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/20/13]

2013 - Chinese premier visits India to boost ties - May 20th, 2013: "Chinese premier visits India to boost ties" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/18/13]

2013 - North Korea launches projectile into sea - May 20th, 2013: "North Korea launches projectile into sea off its eastern coast [0519/13] / Move comes a day after it launched three short-range missiles in the same region." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/20/13]

2013 - Israeli official eyes interim deal with Palestinians - May 20th, 2013: "Israeli official eyes interim deal with Palestinians / Some fear compromise will become permanent." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/20/13]

2013 - Tornadoes / Oklahoma - May 21st, 2013: "TORNADO DEVESTATION / Monster storm rakes Oklahoma town [05/20/13], flattens schools and kills at least 51" [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/21/13]

*Trivia: "Death toll drops to 24 in Oklahoma." [Based on: Title for Aarticle, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/22/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 21st, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,335.28; Change: - 19.12 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,666.29; Change: - 1.18 (- 0.1 %)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/21/13]

2013 - Blast kills 13 in Afghanistan - May 21st, 2013: "Blast ['suicide bomb'] kills 13 in Afghanistan" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 05/21/13]

2013 - Yahoo takes big leap with Tumblr - May 21st, 2013: "Yahoo takes big leap with Tumblr / Will site stay as hot after $1.1 billion deal?" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/21/13]

2013 - Macy's closing / Downtown St. Louis - May 21st, 2013: "Macy's closing downtown [St. Louis] is end of an era / Store was remodeled just two years ago in effort to save it." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/21/13]

2013 - More Obama aides knew of IRS audit - May 21st, 2013: "More Obama aides knew of IRS audit / White House officials maintain president wasn't told." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/21/13]

2013 - Church of Scotland moves to OK some gay ministers - May 21st, 2013: "Church of Scotland moves to OK some gay ministers" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 05/21/13]

2013 - Violence in Iraq fuels fear of spillover of Syrian civil war - May 21st, 2013: "Violence in Iraq fuels fear of spillover of Syrian civil war / Attacks across divided nation Monday kill at least 95." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/21/13]

2013 - Bombs strike Russian region tied to family of Boston Marathon suspects - May 21st, 2013: "Bombs strike Russian region tied to family of Boston Marathon suspects [05/20/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 05/21/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 22nd, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,387.58; Change: 52.30 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,669.16; Change: 2.87 (0.2 %)."

[Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/21/13]

2013 - Violence escalates in Iraq - May 22nd, 2013: "Violence escalates ['a car bomb exploded'] in Iraq [05/21/13]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/22/13]

2013 - IRS official won't testify at House hearing today - May 22nd, 2013: "IRS official won't testify at House hearing today / She plans to invoke right against self-incrimination." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/22/13]

2013 - Israel warns Syria against attacks in Golan Heights - May 22nd, 2013: "Israel warns Syria against attacks in Golan Heights / Jewish state says Assad's regime will 'bear consequences.' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/22/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 23rd, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,307.17; Change: -80.41 (- 0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,655.35; Change: - 13.81 (- 0.8 %)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/23/13]

2013 - One dead in London attack - May 23rd, 2013: "One dead in London attack [05/22/13] / Officials cite radical Islam, call incident near military barracks terrorism." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/23/13]

2013 - Work begins on Bridgeton Landfill - May 23rd, 2013: "Work begins [05/22/13] on Bridgeton Landfill [St. Louis, Mo.]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/23/13]

2013 - Oklahoma tornado damage is extensive - May 23rd, 2013: "Oklahoma tornado damage is extensive ['may have caused $2 billion or more in damage']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/23/13]

2013 - Fighting rages in Congo - May 23rd, 2013: "Fighting rages in Congo [Goma]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/23/13]

2013 - Volcanic activity / Turrialba volcano - May 23rd, 2013: "Volcano [Turrialba volcano] in Costa Rica erupts" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/23/13]

2013 - North Korea sends envoy to China - May 23rd, 2013: "North Korea sends envoy to China [05/22/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/23/13]

2013 - Kerry says U.S., allies ready to aid Syrian rebels - May 23rd, 2013: "Kerry says U.S., allies ready to aid Syrian rebels" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/23/13]

2013 - Four Americans killed since 2009 in U.S. drone strikes - May 23rd, 2013: "Four Americans killed since 2009 in U.S. drone strikes / Holder discloses details in letter to Congress." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/23/13]

2013 - Major Earthquake / 282km SW of Vaini, Tonga- May 23rd, 2013: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Major earthquake occurred at 17:19:04 (UTC) on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013. The magnitude 7.4 event [Location: 23.025°S, 177.109°W (Uncertainty ± 14.3 km); Depth 171.4 km (Uncertainty ± 7.7 km) was located @ 282km SW of Vaini, Tonga"

[Based on: http://comcat.cr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000h3k3#scientific] - [T.D.- 07/23/13]

2013 - Great Earthquake / Sea of Okhotsk - May 24th, 2013: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Great earthquake occurred at 05:44:49 (UTC) on Friday, May 24th, 2013. The magnitude 8.3 event [Location: 54.874°N, 153.281°E (Uncertainty ± 13.1 km); Depth 608.9 km (Uncertainty ± 6.2 km) was located @ Sea of Okhotsk"

[Based on: http://comcat.cr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000h4jh#scientific] - [T.D.- 07/23/13]

2013 - Strong Earthquake / Sea of Okhotsk - May 24th, 2013: According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 14:56:31 (UTC) on Friday, May 24th, 2013. The magnitude 6.7 event [Location: 52.222°N, 151.515°E (Uncertainty ± 11.8 km); Depth 623.0 km (Uncertainty ± 9.6 km) was located @ Sea of Okhotsk"

[Based on: http://comcat.cr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000h543#scientific] - [T.D.- 07/23/13]

2013 - Attack in Niger kills 26 - May 24th, 2013: "Attack [suicide bombers] in Niger kills 26 [05/23/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/24/13]

2013 - Scouts welcome openly gay boys / U.S.A. - May 24th, 2013: "Scouts welcome openly gay boys [U.S.A.]  / More than 60 pct. of council endorses move to allow gay youths in troops." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/24/13]

2013 - Senate rejects GMO labeling amendment in farm bill debate - May 24th, 2013: "Senate [05/23/13] rejects [71-27] GMO labeling amendment in farm bill debate / Opponents are from states that use genetically modified crops." [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/24/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 25th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,303.10; Change: 8.60 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,649.60; Change: - 0.91 (- 0.1 %)."

[Based on: p. A12, S.L.P.D., 05/25/13]

2013 - Plane is diverted after on-board threat - May 25th, 2013: "Plane is diverted after on-board threat [05/24/13] / Two on flight to Britain from Pakistan are arrested." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/25/13]

2013 - Taliban gunmen attack Afghan aid group - May 25th, 2013: "Taliban gunmen attack Afghan aid group [05/24/13]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/25/13]

2013 - Flooding / Texas - May 26th, 2013: "San Antonio flooding kills 2; hundreds are rescued" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/26/13]

2013 - Car bomb kills 7 in Iraq - May 26th, 2013: "Car bomb kills 7 in Iraq" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/26/13]

2013 - Restraint is now the rule in China - May 26th, 2013: "Restraint is now the rule in China / Political reasons - not economic - are behind elite's move away from luxury living." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 05/26/13]

2013 - Blast in eastern India kills dozens - May 26th, 2013: "Blast in eastern India kills dozens [05/25/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/26/13]

2013 - Killing of Briton sparks anti-Muslim fervor - May 26th, 2013: "Killing of Briton sparks anti-Muslim fervor / Police arrest 3 more men in murder investigation after off-duty soldier was hacked to death." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/26/13]

2013 - 16 children, 1 teacher die as bus burns in Pakistan - May 26th, 2013: "16 children, 1 teacher die as bus burns in Pakistan / Aurhorities say they are trying to track down driver - who escaped flames - to arrest him." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/26/13]

2013 - Iran-backed Hezbollah commits to victory in Syria - May 26th, 2013: "Iran-backed Hezbollah commits to victory in Syria" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 05/26/13]

2013 - Bridge collapse / Missouri - May 27th, 2013: "Bridge repair set at $3 million / Highway overpass in southeast Missouri collapsed after trains collided Saturday." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 05/27/13]

2013 - West Bank to get U.S. economic aid - May 27th, 2013: "West Bank to get U.S. economic aid ['an estimated $4 billion']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/27/13]

2013 - French protest same-sex marriage law - May 27th, 2013: "French protest same-sex marriage law [05/26/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/27/13]

2013 - Lebanon urges calm after rockets from Syria - May 27th, 2013: "Lebanon urges calm after rockets from Syria [05/26/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/27/13]

2013 - Troops, rebels fight in Sudan - May 28th, 2013: "Troops, rebels fight in Sudan [05/27/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/28/13]

2013 - Bombings in Iraq kill at least 66 - May 28th, 2013: "Bombings in Iraq kill at least 66 [05/27/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/28/13]

2013 - Volcanic activity / Copahue volcano - May 28th, 2013: "Volcano [Copahue volcano] prompts alert in Chile, Argentina [05/27/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/28/13]

2013 - European Union ends Syrian arms embargo - May 28th, 2013: "European Union ends Syrian arms embargo ['agreed Monday'] / Move could be a boon for rebels, who got a visit from Sen. John McCain." [Based on: Title (and text) for McClatchy Foreign Staff article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/28/13]

2013 - CORONAL HOLE - May 29th, 2013: "A hole in the sun's atmosphere - a 'coronal hole' - has opened up and it is spewing solar wind into space. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory photographed the UV-dark gap during the early hours of May 29th: [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [05/29/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 29th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,409.39; Change: 106.29 (0.7 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,660.06; Change: 10.46 (0.6 %)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - SARS-like virus kills French man - May 29th, 2013: "SARS-like virus kills French man" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Violence adds to death toll in Iraq - May 29th, 2013: "Violence adds to death toll in Iraq [05/28/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Rift over Syria is growing sharper - May 29th, 2013: "Rift over Syria is growing sharper / Russia criticizes end to weapons ban." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Myanmar activist protests family limit - May 29th, 2013: "Myanmar activist protests family limit ['a two-child limit']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Tel Aviv aims to become the next Silicon Valley - May 29th, 2013: "Tel Aviv aims to become the next Silicon Valley / City has more than 700 early-stage startups and 1,200 high-tech firms." [Based on: Title for Special to the Washington Post article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Train crash touches off huge blast near Baltimore - May 29th, 2013: "Train crash touches off huge blast near Baltimore [05/28/13] / Freight cars were carrying chemicals, but authorities said evacuation was unnecessary; driver of trash truck that was hit was seriously hurt." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Colorado signs laws for recreational marijuana - May 29th, 2013: "Colorado signs laws for recreational marijuana [05/28/13]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Tunisians convicted after attack on U.S. Embassy - May 29th, 2013: "Tunisians convicted after attack [09/14/13] on U.S. Embassy" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Liberty Reserve is accused of laundering $6 billion - May 29th, 2013: "U.S. busts online 'bank of choice' for criminals / Liberty Reserve is accused of laundering $6 billion." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Firefighters make gains against California wildfires - May 29th, 2013: "Firefighters make gains against California wildfires" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Wal-Mart to pay $81.6 million in hazardous waste case - May 29th, 2013: "Wal-Mart to pay $81.6 million in hazardous waste case ['... charges of improperly disposing of fertilizer, pesticides and other hazardous products ... .'] / Missouri DNR will get $3 million." [Based on: Title (and text) for Staff & Wire Reports article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/29/13]

2013 - Blasts kill 30 in Iraq - May 30th, 2013: "Blasts kill 30 in Iraq [05/29/13]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/30/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 30th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,302.80; Change: - 106.59 (- 0.7 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,648.36; Change: - 11.70 (- 0.7 %)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/30/13]

2013 - Pakistani militant killed - May 30th, 2013: "Pakistani militant [Wallur Rehman Mehsud] killed ['Missiles from a CIA drone ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/30/13]

2013 - Syria balks at peace talks - May 30th, 2013: "Syria balks at peace talks / Assad will remain president, says official, indicating that regime plans to dig in." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/30/13]

2013 - Patriot can scrub miners' contract - May 30th, 2013: "Patriot [Patriot Coal Corp.] can scrub miners' contract / Judge's ruling endangers retirees' health benefits." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/30/13]

2013 - Chinese company is buying Smithfield - May 30th, 2013: "Chinese company [Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd.] is buying Smithfield [Smithfield Foods Inc.] / $4.7 billion deal is biggest in U.S. from China." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/30/13]

2013 - France's first gay newlyweds say 'oui' - May 30th, 2013: "France's first gay newlyweds say 'oui' " [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/30/13]

2013 - Unapproved wheat in Oregon field stirs concern - May 30th, 2013: "Unapproved wheat in Oregon field stirs concern / Strain is same as Monsanto tested; spread could threaten U.S. exports." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/30/13]

2013 - EPA says radioactive waste at West Lake is 'contained' - May 30th, 2013: "EPA says radioactive waste at West Lake is 'contained' / Survey [aerial survey, March 8th] was requested to provide fresh data." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/30/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 31st, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,324.53; Change: 21.73 (- 0.7 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,654.41; Change: 8.05 (0.4 %)."

[Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - GEOMAGNETIC STORM - May 31st, 2013: "A minor (Kp=5) geomagnetic storm is in progress following the arrival of a CME on May 31st. Solar wind conditions favor auroras at high latitudes. [....]"

[Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 05/31/13]

2013 - Chicago hotel workers end strike - May 31st, 2013: "Chicago hotel workers end strike - after 10 years" [Based on: Title for A.P., p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - Russians may clone wooly mammoth - May 31st, 2013: "Russians may clone wooly mammoth" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - Approaching asteroid has its own moon - May 31st, 2013: "Approaching asteroid [Asteroid 1998 QE2] has its own moon" [Based on: Title for DIGEST, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - Home-grown terrorist sentenced / U.S.A. - May 31st, 2013: "Home-grown terrorist [Manssor Arbabsiar] sentenced" [Based on: Title for DIGEST, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - Saudis report 3 more deaths from new virus - May 31st, 2013: "Saudis report 3 more deaths from new virus" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - Suspicious notes to Bloomberg, Obama are alike - May 31st, 2013: "Alarm grows as Iraqi forces fail to stem sectarian attacks ['... an unabated spike in violence that claimed at least 33 more lives on Thursday']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - EPA deal raises questions about coal ash disposal - May 31st, 2013: "EPA deal raises questions about coal ash disposal [Jefferson County, Missoury]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - Kickbacks alleged to be common at Fannie Mae - May 31st, 2013: "Kickbacks alleged to be common at Fannie Mae / Regulators are keeping a close watch as housing market heats up." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. B4, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - Automaker Telsa promises to add charging stations - May 31st, 2013: "Automaker Telsa promises to add charging stations / Goal is to allow electric car customers to make coast-to-coast trips." [Based on: Title for A.P., p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - Pakistani Taliban withdraw offer of peace talks after killing - May 31st, 2013: "Pakistani Taliban withdraw offer of peace talks [05/30/13] after killing ['an American drone attack']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - Automakers offer cheap leases to boost sales of electric cars - May 31st, 2013: "Automakers offer cheap leases to boost sales of electric cars / demand for non-gasoline autos has been sluggish." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. B6, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

2013 - Wheat prices plummet; rogue plant in Oregon of Monsanto is cited - May 31st, 2013: "Wheat prices plummet; rogue plant in Oregon of Monsanto is cited / Japan suspends imports; EU seeks way to detect gene-altered crop." [Based on: Title for Bloomberg News article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 05/31/13]

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