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 2016

2016 - Astronomic Configuration - May 1st, 2016: "Sun [11 Taurus], Moon [25 Aquarius], Mercury [23 Taurus R.], Venus [1 Taurus], Mars [7 Sagittarius], Jupiter [13 Virgo R.], Saturn [15 Sagittarius R.], Uranus [21 Aries], Neptune [11 Pisces], Pluto [17 Capricorn R.], Chiron [22 Pisces]."

[Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201605.html]

2016 - U.S. National Debt - May 1st, 2016: "U.S. National Debt Clock - The Outstanding Public Debt [U.S.A.] as of 01 May 2016 at 10:37:23 PM GMT is: $19,193,436,607.805.42. The estimated population of the United States is 322,871,001 so each citizen's share of this debt is $59,446.15. The National Debt has continued to increase an average of $2.39 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. - 05/01/16]

2016 - Nissan recalls about 4 million cars - May 1st, 2016: "Nissan recalls about 4 million cars ["because of major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/01/16]

2016 - Train derails in Washington - May 2nd, 2016: "Train derails in Washington [05/01/16], leaks hazardous material [sodium hydroxide]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 05/02/16]

2016 - Protests disband, but Iraq still restive - May 2nd, 2016: "Protests disband, but Iraq still restive [05/01/16] / Islamic State carries out a second bombing [04/30/16] / 31 killed in blast in southern city" [Based on: Title forA.P. article , pp. A1 & A8, S.L.P.D., 05/02/16]

2016 - Bomb kills 2 police officers in Turkey - May 2nd, 2016: "Bomb kills 2 police officers in Turkey [05/01/16] / Violence expands as nation facing blowback from conflict in Syria" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/02/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 3rd, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,891.16; Change: 117.52 (0.7 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,081.43; Change: 16.13 (0.8 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/03/16]

2016 - Quaker sued over glyphosate - May 3nd, 2016: "Quaker [Quaker Oats] sued over glyphosate ['Consumers say that oat farmers use the chemical as a weed killer and a drying agent that is sprayed before harvest.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/03/16]

2016 - Puerto Rico won't make $370 million debt payment - May 3rd, 2016: "Puerto Rico won't make $370 million debt payment / Territory's governor said it would have forced essential cuts, blasts U.S. congress" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 05/03/16]

2016 - Starbucks customer sues, steamed over the ice in iced coffees - May 3rd, 2016: "Starbucks customer sues, steamed over the ice in iced coffees" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/03/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 4th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,750.91; Change: - 140.25 (- 0.8 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,063.37; Change: - 18.06 (- 0.9 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/04/16]

2016 -  Killing of SEAL shows deepening U.S. role - May 4th, 2016: "Killing of SEAL [05/03/16] shows deepening U.S. role / Serviceman was advising Kurdish forces in Iraq when islamic State breached front lines" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/04/16]

2016 -  Cruz bows out of race as Trump rolls to win - May 4th, 2016: "Cruz bows out of race as Trump rolls to win [05/03/16] / Sanders edges out Clinton in Indiana" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/04/16]

2016 -  Takata facing millions more air bag recalls - May 4th, 2016: "Takata facing millions more air bag recalls" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/04/16]

2016 -  Israeli gets life in burning of Palestinian teen - May 4th, 2016: "Israeli gets life ['convicted last month'] in burning ['July 2014'] of Palestinian teen" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/04/16]

2016 -  Missouri's $3.9 billion hole leaves next generation empty - May 4th, 2016: "Missouri's $3.9 billion hole leaves next generation empty" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A2, S.L.P.D., 05/04/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 5th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,651.26; Change: - 99.65 (- 0.6 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,051.12; Change: - 12.25 (- 0.6 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/05/16]

2016 - Fired employee kills co-worker, self / Texas - May 5th, 2016: "Fired employee kills co-worker, self [05/04/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/05/16]

2016 - Research takes robotic surgery to next level - May 5th, 2016: "Research takes robotic surgery to next level / Machine stitches tissue in animals by itself" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/05/16]

2016 - Philadelphia police kill fleeing unarmed driver - May 5th, 2016: "Philadelphia police kill fleeing unarmed driver [05/04/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/05/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 6th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,660.71; Change: 9.45 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,050.63; Change: - 0.49 (flat)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/06/16]

2016 - FDA ISSUES RULES ON E-CIGARETTES - May 6th, 2016: "FDA ISSUES RULES ON E-CIGARETTES" [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/06/16]

2016 - EPA report on glyphosate is removed from website - May 6th, 2016: "EPA report on glyphosate is removed from website / 'Final' report ['dated Oct. 1, 2015'] said Monsanto weedkilling ingredient was likely not carcinogenic ['The EPA said its assessment will be peer reviewed and completed by the end of 2016.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Reuters article, p. B5, S.L.P.D., 05/06/16]

2016 - 5-cent fee aims to stem billions of plastic bags in landfills - May 6th, 2016: "5-cent fee ['... will take effect Oct. 1.'] aims to stem billions of plastic bags in landfills [New York]" [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/06/16]

2016 - FCC majority backs Charter purchase of Time Warner Cable - May 6th, 2016: "FCC majority backs Charter purchase of Time Warner Cable" [Based on: Title for Reuters article, p. B6, S.L.P.D., 05/06/16]

2016 - Tagged, lighted pigeons illuminate NY skyline after release from aircraft carrier - May 6th, 2016: "Tagged, lighted pigeons ['show called "Fly by Night" '] illuminate NY skyline after release from aircraft carrier" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/06/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 7th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,740.63; Change: 79.92 (0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,057.14; Change: 6.51 (0.3 %)." [Based on: p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/07/16]

2016 - Muslim elected mayor of London for first time - May 7th, 2016: "Muslim elected mayor of London for first time" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/07/16]

2016 - Chinese investments / Missouri - May 8th, 2016: "Chinese companies made direct investments of $1.1 billion in Missouri between 2000 and 2015, a report by an advocacy group says." [Based on: BUSINESS article (Chinese firms invest in Missouri), p. E3, S.L.P.D., 05/08/16]

2016 - Israel indicts nuclear whistleblower - May 9th, 2016: "Israel indicts nuclear whistleblower [Mordecai Vanunu]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/09/16]

2016 - Norovirus suspected on cruise ship - May 9th, 2016: "Norovirus suspected on cruise ship ['the Balmoral, operated by Fred Olsen Cruises']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/09/16]

2016 - Flooding strikes Dominican Republic - May 9th, 2016: "Flooding strikes Dominican Republic" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/09/16]

2016 - Snowstorm slams Wyoming, moves east - May 9th, 2016: "Snowstorm slams Wyoming, moves east" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/09/16]

2016 - 2 killed as tornadoes twist through Plains - May 9th, 2016: "2 killed [Oklahoma] as tornadoes twist through Plains [05/09/16] / Stormy weather expected to continue for several days" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/10/16]

2016 - Groups seek ban on Atlantic ocean blasting - May 9th, 2016: "Groups seek ban on Atlantic ocean blasting / As test looms, environmentalists and senators cite threat to sea life" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/09/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 10th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,705.91; Change: - 34.72 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,058.69; Change: 1.55 (0.1 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/10/16]

2016 - Krispy Kreme will go private - May 10th, 2016: "Krispy Kreme will go private / Reimanns' JAB Holding coffee empire seals $1.35 billion deal for doghnut company" [Based on: Title for Bloomberg News article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/10/16]

2016 - Top Islamic State leader is killed - May 10th, 2016: "Top Islamic State leader ['Abu Wahib and three others'] is killed [May 6 in Rutba]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 05/10/16]

2016 - N. Carolina, U.S. square off in battle over LGBT legislation - May 10th, 2016: "N. Carolina, U.S. square off in battle over LGBT legislation / Dueling lawsuits set up civil rights clash" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/10/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 11th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,928.35; Change: 222.44 (1.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,084.39; Change: 25.70 (1.2 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/11/16]

2016 - Knife attack kills 1, injures 3 in Germany - May 11th, 2016: "Knife attack kills 1, injures 3 in Germany / German man yelled 'infidel, you must die,' [and 'Allahu akbar'] but mental illness suspected, not terrorism [05/10/16]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/11/16]

2016 - Islamist leader hanged for 1971 war crimes - May 11th, 2016: "Islamist leader [Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan] hanged for 1971 war crimes" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/11/16]

2016 - U.S. warship draws attention of Chinese military - May 11th, 2016: "U.S. warship [William P. Lawrence] draws attention [05/10/16] of Chinese military ['passed near Fiery Cross Reef']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/11/16]

2016 - French protestors, police clash over contested labor reforms - May 11th, 2016: "French protestors, police clash over contested labor reforms / Measure extends working hours, enables layoffs" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/11/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 11th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,771.12; Change: 217.23 (- 1.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,064.46; Change: - 19.93 (- 1.0 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/11/16]

2016 - Italy recognizes same-sex couples - May 12th, 2016: "Italy recognizes same-sex couples" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 05/12/16]

2016 - Car bombings kill 93 across Baghdad - May 12th, 2016: "Car bombings kill 93 across Baghdad [05/11/16] / Islamic State takes credit for bloody attacks" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/12/16]

2016 - Bakken oil field leaks 275,000 tons of methane - May 12th, 2016: "Bakken oil field leaks 275,000 tons of methane / That's less than was thought but still a concern" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/12/16]

2016 - Storms leave path of hail wreckage / St. Louis, Mo. - May 12th, 2016: "Storms [St. Louis, Mo.] leave path of hail wreckage [05/11/16]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/12/16]

2016 - Tau protein may be a better predictor of Alzheimer's - May 12th, 2016: "[...] A buildup of plaque and dysfunctional proteins in the brain are hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease, the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. [...] About 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer's, and that number is expected to nearly triple by 2050. This year, Alzheimer's and other dementias will cost the nation $236 billion." [Based on: Article (Tau protein may be a better predictor of Alzheimer's), p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/12/16]

2016 - Retailers lead a broad decline in stocks as Macy's plunges - May 12th, 2016: "Retailers lead a broad decline in stocks as Macy's plunges ['it's biggest one-day loss since 2008']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/12/16]

2016 - Fire in Texas fertilizer plant blast was arson, officials say - May 12th, 2016: "Fire in Texas fertilizer plant  blast [04/17/13] was arson, officials say" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/12/16]

2016 - Fracking wastewater chemicals can taint fresh water biology, study says - May 12th, 2016: "Fracking wastewater chemicals can taint fresh water biology, study [U.S. Geological Survey] says" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/12/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 11th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,720.50; Change: 9.38 (0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,064.11; Change: - 0.35 (flat)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/11/16]

2016 - Lawmakers probe EPA mistake - May 13th, 2016: "Lawmakers probe EPA mistake ['... why it published - and then withdrew - documents related to its review of glyphosate ... .']" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article (Judge sides with Republicans in House against health care law / Administration spending on subsidies unconstitutional, she says), p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/13/16]

2016 - What's scarier: Zika or GMO mosquitoes? - May 13th, 2016: "What's scarier: Zika or GMO mosquitoes? / FDA invites public comment on plan for Florida" [Based on: A.P. article (Judge sides with Republicans in House against health care law / Administration spending on subsidies unconstitutional, she says), p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/13/16]

2016 - Judge sides with Republicans in House against health care law - May 13th, 2016: "[...] At issue is the $175 billion the government is paying to reinburse health insurers over a decade to reduce deductibles and co-payments for lower-income people. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (Judge sides with Republicans in House against health care law / Administration spending on subsidies unconstitutional, she says), p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/13/16]

*Trivia: https://www.nationalpriorities.org/cost-of/

2016 - U.S. will order schools to allow transgender restroom choice - May 13th, 2016: "U.S. will order schools to allow transgender restroom choice / No room for 'discrimination of any kind,' Lynch declares" [Based on: Title for News Services article (Judge sides with Republicans in House against health care law / Administration spending on subsidies unconstitutional, she says), p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/13/16]

2016 - Poultry workers forced to wear diapers rather than take breaks - May 13th, 2016: "Poultry workers [U.S.A.] forced to wear diapers rather than take breaks" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. B6, S.L.P.D., 05/13/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 14th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,535.32; Change: - 185.18 (- 1.0 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,046.61; Change: - 17.50 (- 0.8 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/14/16]

2016 - Subaru warns drivers - May 14th, 2016: "Subaru warns drivers ['... some newer Legacy and Outback models ... the steering can fail.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/14/16]

2016 - Italian woman is world's oldest - May 14th, 2016: "Italian woman [Emma Morano of verbania] is world's oldest [116; born November 29th, 1899]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article , p. A16, S.L.P.D., 05/14/16]

2016 - Top Hezbollah military chief killed in explosion - May 14th, 2016: "Top Hezbollah military chief [Mustafa Badreddine] killed in explosion ['in an Israeli airstrike'] in Syria" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 05/14/16]

2016 - Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing services - May 14th, 2016: "Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/14/16]

2016 - China's Alibaba is removed from anti-counterfeiting consortium - May 14th, 2016: "China's Alibaba is removed from anti-counterfeiting consortium / Some view the company as the world's largest marketplace for fakes" [Based on: Title forA.P. article , p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/14/16]

2016 - Florida sinkhole yields ancient artifacts - May 15th, 2016: "Florida sinkhole yields ancient artifacts / Scientists say stone knife, other relics show people lived in area some 14,500 years ago" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/15/16]

2016 - Iranians stage Holocaust cartoon contest - May 15th, 2016: "Iranians stage Holocaust cartoon contest" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article , p. A14, S.L.P.D., 05/15/16]

2016 - Italian court rules that hunger justifies stealing food - May 15th, 2016: "Italian court rules that hunger justifies stealing food / Judicial decision raises issues about society's treatment of the homeless and hungry throughout the world" [Based on: Title for Foreign Policy article , p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/15/16]

2016 - New Navy destroyer is ready / U.S.A. - May 16th, 2016: "New Navy destroyer [Zumwalt] is ready" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article , p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/16/16]

2016 - States brace for waves of worker retirements / U.S.A. - May 16th, 2016: "States brace for waves of worker retirements / About one-fourth of Missouri's state employees are eligible" [Based on: Title for Stateline.org article , p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/16/16]

2016 - Netanyahu blasts Iran's cartoon contest with Holocaust theme - May 16th, 2016: "Netanyahu blasts Iran's cartoon contest with Holocaust theme [05/15/16] / Islamic nation mocks genocide, prepares another, he asserts" [Based on: Title for A.P. article , p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/16/16]

2016 - Maoists are still a force 50 years after China's Cultural Revolution - May 16th, 2016: "Maoists are still a force 50 years after China's Cultural Revolution / Government announced it a 'catastrophe' five years after Mao's death" [Based on: Title for A.P. article , p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/16/16]

*Trivia: "50 YEARS AFTER THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION China won't acknowledge legacy of cruelty in society ['... on Monday, China marked the 50th anniversary of the movement's beginning ... .']" [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/17/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 17th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,710.71; Change: 175.39 (1.0 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,066.66; Change: 20.05 (1.0 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/17/16]

2016 - EX-COP CHARGED WITH MURDER - May 17th, 2016: "EX-COP [St. Louis, Mo.] CHARGED WITH MURDER [fatal shooting - 12/20/11]" [Based on: Title for Front Page article , p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/17/16]

2016 - Nuclear waste may threaten Lakes - May 17th, 2016: "Nuclear waste [Deep Geologic Repository Project] may threaten Lakes / Trudeau won't share details of Ontario's plan" [Based on: Title for Special to the Washington Post article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/17/16]

2016 - U.S., other powers agree to arm Libya - May 17th, 2016: "U.S., other powers agree to arm Libya / Its government needs help to fight Islamic State rebels" [Based on: Title for A.P. article , p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/17/16]

2016 - Glyphosate deemed unlikely to cause cancer - May 17th, 2016: "Glyphosate deemed unlikely to cause cancer ['... according to a new safety review by United Nations health, agriculture and food experts.'] / Findings about chemical in Monsanto's Roundup contradict earlier health report" [Based on: Title (and text) for REUTERS article , p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/17/16]

2016 - S. Korea, U.S., Japan plan joint drills on North Korean threat - May 17th, 2016: "S. Korea, U.S., Japan plan joint drills on North Korean threat" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/17/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake - May 18th, 2016: "6.7 / 33km SE of Muisne, Ecuador / 2016-05-18 07:57:02 UTC"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Strong Earthquake - May 18th, 2016: "6.9 / 24km NW of Rosa Zarate, Ecuador / 2016-05-18 16:46:43 UTC"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 18th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,529.98; Change: 180.73 (- 1.0 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,047.21; Change: - 19.45 (- 0.9 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/18/16]

2016 - Bombings kill 69 in Baghdad - May 18th, 2016: "Bombings ['in Shiite-dominated neighborhoods of Baghdad'] kill 69 in Baghdad [05/17/16] / Militant attacks undermine government's efforts to secure Iraqi capital" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article , p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/18/16]

2016 - GMO crops don't pose health risk - May 18th, 2016: "SCIENTIFIC PANEL REVIEWS YEARS OF DISEASE DATA AND FINDS: GMO crops don't pose health risk" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/18/16]

2016 - Yemen on brink of famine, U.N. warns - May 18th, 2016: "Yemen on brink of famine, U.N. warns" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/18/16]

2016 - Rising gasoline prices are driving inflation / U.S.A. - May 18th, 2016: "Rising gasoline prices are driving inflation / Costs of goods rose in April at the fastest pace in three years" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/18/16]

2016 - 'Silent' heart attacks pose bigger threat than realized - May 18th, 2016: "[...] Government data show that each year more than 700,000 Americans have heart attacks; about 120,000 die. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article ('Silent' heart attacks pose bigger threat than realized / Marked by few symptoms, they can still pose risks), p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/18/16]

2016 - Monsanto says it won't sell new GMO soybeans in Argentina - May 18th, 2016: "Monsanto says it won't sell new GMO soybeans in Argentina / Spat centers on inspections to protect company's royalties" [Based on: Title for REUTERS article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/18/16]

2016 - U.S. slaps steep tariffs on subsidized imports of cold-rolled Chinese steel - May 18th, 2016: "The United States slapped Chinese steelmakers with final import duties of 522 percent on cold-rolled flat steel on Tuesday ... Comerece also levied final anti-dumping duties agaisnt Japanese-made cold-rolled steel of 71.35 percent ... ." [Based on: REUTERS article (U.S. slaps steep tariffs on subsidized imports of cold-rolled Chinese steel / Industry complains that China dumps extra output, distorts market), p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/18/16]

2016 - Died / Morley Safer - May 19th, 2016: "MORLEY SAFER [d. 05/19/16] / '60 Minutes' newsman had just closed a 61-year career" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/20/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 19th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,526.62; Change: - 3.36 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,047.63; Change: 0.42 (flat)." [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/19/16]

2016 - Landslides pummel Sri Lanka - May 19th, 2016: "Landslides pummel Sri Lanka [05/18/16] / More than 200 families feared dead; search is hindered by conditions" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/19/16]

2016 - Trump calls Ferguson dangerous - May 19th, 2016: "Trump calls Ferguson dangerous" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/19/16]

2016 - Man upbeat after penile transplant - May 19th, 2016: "Man upbeat after penile transplant ['the first penile transplant']" [Based on: Title (and text) for PEOPLE article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 05/19/16]

2016 - Old bone finding turns out to be new horned dinosaur - May 19th, 2016: "Old bone finding turns out to be new horned dinosaur ['that lived 76 million years ago']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 05/19/16]

2016 - New Google products, services take aim at biggest rivals; easier, free - May 19th, 2016: "New Google products, services take aim at biggest rivals; easier, free / Google shows off a new smart-home speaker, a virtual-reality system [called Daydream]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/19/16]

2016 - Sunspot AR2546 - May 20th, 2016: "Today, sunspot AR2546 is directly facing Earth. [... .]"

[Based on: http://www.spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 05/20/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 20th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,435.40; Change: - 91.22 (- 0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,040.04; Change: - 7.59 (- 0.4 %)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/20/16]

2016 - Gap to close 75 stores overseas - May 20th, 2016: "Gap to close 75 stores overseas" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/20/16]

2016 - EgyptAir plane swerved before disappearing - May 20th, 2016: "EgyptAir plane swerved before disappearing [05/19/16]" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/20/16]

2016 - Sports Authority liquidating, closing all stores - May 20th, 2016: "Sports Authority liquidating, closing all stores" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/20/16]

2016 - 1,000 crisis is too much for most in U.S. to handle - May 20th, 2016: "Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released Thursday, a signal that despite years after the Great Recession, Americans' finances remain precarious as ever. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article ($1,000 crisis is too much for most in U.S. to handle / Poll points to lingering financial difficulty in America), p. B6, S.L.P.D., 05/20/16]

2016 - $32 million Blue Buffalo class action settlement approved - May 20th, 2016: "$32 million Blue Buffalo class action settlement approved / More than 100,000 customers filed claims with the court by deadline ['Blue Buffalo admitted that some of its dog and cat food contained poultry byproduct meat ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. B5, S.L.P.D., 05/20/16]

2016 - Cancer reports lead EU to delay vote on weed-killer ingredient - May 20th, 2016: "Cancer reports lead EU to delay vote on weed-killer ingredient [glyphosate]" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. B6, S.L.P.D., 05/20/16]

2016 - Lawmakers kill gay-rights measure after 7 Republicans switch votes - May 20th, 2016: "Lawmakers kill gay-rights measure [213-212] after 7 Republicans switch votes / Amendment would have backed Obama edict on contractors" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 05/20/16]

2016 - Mars opposition - May 21st, 2016: "Mars, Earth and sun line up perfectly in sky this weekend ['This once-every-two-years event is called Mars opposition.']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 05/20/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 21st, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,500.94; Change: 65.54 (0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,052.32; Change: 12.28 (0.6 %)." [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/21/16]

2016 - EgyptAir debris found, but no black boxes - May 21st, 2016: "EgyptAir debris found, but no black boxes" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 05/21/16]

2016 - U.S. Zika cases triple after reporting change - May 21st, 2016: "U.S. Zika cases triple after reporting change / Pregnant women with virus now listed at 157; new system is seen as more encompassing" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/21/16]

2016 - Lead fears prompt water cutoff in Chicago school - May 21st, 2016: "Lead fears prompt water cutoff in Chicago school" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/21/16]

2016 - Israel defense chief quits, cites lack of trust in Netanyahu - May 21st, 2016: "Israel defense chief quits, cites lack of trust in Netanyahu / Yaalon among last moderates in ruling party" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/21/16]

2016 - Baghdad's 'Green Zone' erupts in gunfire as protestors surge - May 21st, 2016: "Baghdad's 'Green Zone' erupts in gunfire as protestors surge [05/20/16] / Demonstrators breach government offices; more than 100 are wounded, and 2 are killed" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 05/21/16]

2016 - Supersized: Nutrition labels to highlight calories, sugars / U.S.A. - May 21st, 2016: "Supersized: Nutrition labels to highlight calories, sugars [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/21/16]

2016 - Secret Service shoots a man with a gun near White House - May 21st, 2016: "Secret Service shoots a man with a gun near White House [05/20/16]" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/21/16]

2016 - Violent demonstrations erupt in Chile - May 22nd, 2016: "Violent demonstrations erupt in Chile [05/21/16]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/22/16]

2016 - U.S. airstrike targets Taliban leader Mansour - May 22nd, 2016: "U.S. airstrike [05/21/16] targets Taliban leader Mansour [Mullah Mansour] / American official says mullah was probably killed in the attack" [Based on: Title for A.P. article , p. A14, S.L.P.D., 05/22/16]

2016 - Iraq launches military move to retake Fallujah from ISIS - May 23rd, 2016: "Iraq launches military move to retake Fallujah from ISIS" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/23/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 24th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,492.93; Change: - 8.01 (flat) / S&P 500 - Close 2,048.04; Change: - 4.28 (- 0.2 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/24/16]

2016 - Obama lifts arms embargo on Vietnam - May 24th, 2016: "Obama lifts arms embargo on Vietnam / On Asian trip, he tries to banish vestiges of war" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/24/16]

2016 - Pro-EU candidate wins Austrian presidency - May 24th, 2016: "Pro-EU candidate [Alexander Van der Bellen] wins Austrian presidency" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/24/16]

2016 - Russia protests U.S. flight over Sea of Japan - May 24th, 2016: "Russia protests U.S. flight ['a reconnaissance flight'] over Sea of Japan" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/24/16]

2016 - Peru declares emergency over mercury contamination - May 24th, 2016: "Peru declares emergency over mercury contamination ['caused by wildcat gold mining.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/24/16]

2016 - Rare attacks on Assad strongholds in Syria kill at least 80 people - May 24th, 2016: "Rare attacks on Assad strongholds in Syria kill at least 80 people [05/23/16] / Islamic State claims coordinated bombings" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/24/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 25th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,706.05; Change: 213.12 (1.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,076.06; Change: 28.02 (1.4 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/25/16]

2016 - Expert suggests an explosion downed jet - May 25th, 2016: "Expert suggests an explosion downed jet / Body parts in EgyptAir crash show signs of burns, are too small to come from just an impact, he says" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 05/25/16]

2016 - Use of parasitic wasps to fight ash borer expands / U.S.A. - May 25th, 2016: "[...] The wasps were identified in China in 2002 and were studied for several years before scientists concluded they could be safely released in the United States to fight the ash borer. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. article (Use of parasitic wasps to fight ash borer expands), p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/25/16]

2016 - Suspect arrested in death of ex-Patriot Coal chief executive - May 25th, 2016: "Suspect [Anthony R. Arriaga] arrested in death [05/23/16] of ex-Patriot Coal chief executive [Bennett K. Hatfield]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/25/16]

2016 - House approves bipartisan bill to regulate toxic chemicals - May 25th, 2016: "House approves bipartisan bill to regulate toxic chemicals ['in everyday products from household cleaners to clothing and furniture.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/25/16]

2016 - Ford recalls - May 26th, 2016: "Ford recalls [F-150 pickups ... to replace their brake master cylinders.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/26/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 26th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,851.51; Change: 145.46 (0.8 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,090.54; Change: 14.48 ( 0.7 %)." [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/26/16]

2016 - Citibank settles rate allegations - May 26th, 2016: "Citibank settles rate allegations ['will pay $425 million']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/26/16]

2016 - Half of U.S. families are struggling - May 26th, 2016: "Half of U.S. families are struggling ['... according to a Federal Reserve survey released on Wednesday.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for REUTERS article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/26/16]

2016 - Clinton slammed for private emails - May 26th, 2016: "STATE DEPARTMENT REVIEW / Clinton slammed for private emails" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 05/26/16]

2016 - Factory, landfill likely causes of caves' vapor - May 26th, 2016: "Meramec caverns [Missouri] likely to remain closed over holiday / Factory, landfill likely causes of caves' vapor [trichloroethylene, or TCE]" [Based on: Title for Article, pp. A1 & A4, S.L.P.D., 05/26/16]

2016 - Japan's prime minister has no plans to visit Pearl - May 26th, 2016: "Japan's prime minister has no plans to visit Pearl / Despite Obama's visit to Hiroshima, Abe doesn't plan to reciprocate" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/26/16]

2016 - 11 states sue over Obama's school transgender order - May 26th, 2016: "11 states sue over Obama's school transgender order" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/26/16]

2016 - Jury orders Monsanto to pay $46.5 million in latest PCB suit - May 26th, 2016: "Jury orders Monsanto to pay $46.5 million in latest PCB suit" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/26/16]

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 27th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,828.29; Change: - 23.22 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,090.10; Change: - 0.44 ( flat)." [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 05/27/16]

2016 - More tornadoes slam Kansas - May 27th, 2016: "More tornadoes slam Kansas [05/26/16] / Hail and high wind hit Rockies" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 05/27/16]

2016 - Egyptian Muslims attack Christian woman - May 27th, 2016: "Egyptian Muslims attack [last week] Christian woman ['... after rumors spread that the elderly woman's son had an affair with a Muslim woman.']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 05/27/16]

2016 - Trump backs coal production, calls climate science a 'con job' - May 27th, 2016: "Trump backs coal production, calls climate science a 'con job' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/27/16]

2016 - U.S. records its first known case of antibiotic resistant supergerm - May 27th, 2016: "U.S. records its first known case of antibiotic resistant supergerm [resistant E. coli bacteria] / Last-resort drug [Colistin] fails to stop impervious bacteria" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 05/27/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake - May 27th, 2016: "6.4 / 18km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji / 2016-05-27 04:08:43 UTC"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Strong Earthquake - May 28th, 2016: "6.9 / 155km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji / 2016-05-28 05:38:50 UTC"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Major Earthquake - May 28th, 2016: "7.2 / 53km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands / 2016-05-28 09:46:59 UTC"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - May 28th, 2016: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 17,873.22; Change: 44.93 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close 2,099.06; Change: 8.96 (0.4 %)." [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 05/28/16]

2016 - Cave art found in Spain  - May 28th, 2016: "Cave art found in Spain [Atxurra cave]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 05/28/16]

2016 - Cellphone radiation study raises concern despite low risk  - May 28th, 2016: "Cellphone radiation study [National Institutes of Health] raises concern despite low risk / Slight increase in brain tumors was found in male rats" [Based on: Title forA.P. article , p. A17, S.L.P.D., 05/28/16]

2016 - Deadly storms strike Texas and Kansas  - May 29th, 2016: "Deadly storms strike Texas and Kansas [05/27/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/29/16]

2016 - Militants blow up pipelines in Nigeria  - May 29th, 2016: "Militants blow up pipelines in Nigeria [05/28/16]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/29/16]

2016 - Women turn to 'sugar daddies' to help pay tuition  - May 30th, 2016: "Women turn to 'sugar daddies' to help pay tuition" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 05/30/16]

2016 - Hopes for peace grow dim with new leader of Taliban  - May 30th, 2016: "Hopes for peace grow dim with new leader of taliban / Analysis - Hard-liner [Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada] moves to consolidate power in Afghanistan" [Based on: Title forA.P. article , p. A8, S.L.P.D., 05/30/16]

2016 - At least 6 dead, 2 missing after flooding in parts of Texas  - May 30th, 2016: "At least 6 dead, 2 missing after flooding in parts of Texas [05/29/16]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 05/30/16]

2016 - Strong Earthquake - May 31st, 2016: "6.4 / 94km ENE of Keelung, Taiwan / 2016-05-31 05:23:47 UTC"

*Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/significant.php?year=2016

2016 - Iraqi forces push into Fallujah, brace for fierce resistance - May 31st, 2016: "Iraqi forces push into Fallujah, brace for fierce resistance [05/30/16]." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 05/31/16]

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