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

August 2013

2013 - Astronomic Configuration - August 1st, 2013: "Sun [9 Leo], Moon [7 Gemini], Mercury [19 Cancer], Venus [11 Virgo], Mars [12 Cancer], Jupiter [8 Cancer], Saturn [5 Scorpio], Uranus [12 Aries R.], Neptune [4 Pisces R.], Pluto [9 Capricorn R.], Chiron [12 Pisces R.]."

[Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201308.html]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 1st, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,499.54; Change: - 21.05 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,685.73; Change: - 0.23 (flat)."

[Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - U.S. National Debt - August 1st, 2013: "U.S. National Debt Clock - The Outstanding Public Debt [U.S.A.] as of 01 Aug 2013 at 10:43:14 PM GMT is: $16,740,877,299,835.51. The estimated population of the United States is 316,366,038 so each citizen's share of this debt is $52,916.16. The National Debt has continued to increase an average of $2.21 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. - 08/01/13]

2013 - Egypt orders camps cleared - August 1st, 2013: "Egypt orders camps cleared [07/31/13] / Thousands of pro-Morsi protestors dig in under threat of force." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - Israel touts new TV channel - August 1st, 2013: "Israel touts new TV channel [i24-news]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - Top firms stash billions offshore - August 1st, 2013: "Top firms stash billions offshore / GE, Apple and Pfizer among top companies using foreign tax havens." [Based on: Title for Chicago Tribune article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - Cap on debit 'swipe' fees overturned - August 1st, 2013: "Cap on debit 'swipe' fees overturned / Judge says retailers were overcgarged billions of dollars." [Based on: Title for Bloomberg News article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - Jihadis threaten Tunisia's Arab Spring - August 1st, 2013: "Jihadis threaten Tunisia's Arab Spring / Ambush, killings put drive toward democracy in peril as al-Qaida-linked group emerges." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - Bacteria in gum disease point to Alzheimer's - August 1st, 2013: "Bacteria in gum disease [Porphyromonas gingivalis] point to Alzheimer's / Evidence is found in four of 10 samples of tissue from patients." [Based on: Title (and text) for Bloomberg News article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - Study finds breast-feeding boosts kids' intelligence - August 1st, 2013: "Study finds breast-feeding boosts kids' intelligence / Research is one of the largest to examine role." [Based on: Titlefor Bloomberg News article, p. B1, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - As U.S. draws down troops, casualties rise in Afghanistan - August 1st, 2013: "As U.S. draws down troops, casualties rise in Afghanistan / U.N. reports increase in civilian deaths attributed mostly to Taliban." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - NSA admits it can tap millions of phone records in a single case - August 1st, 2013: "NSA admits it can tap millions of phone records in a single case [07/31/13] / Senator says program should end if it is not effective." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - 8 killed in Nigeria - August 2nd, 2013: "8 killed in Nigeria [07/30/13]" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - U.N. envoy approved - August 2nd, 2013: "U.N. envoy [Samantha Power] approved [08/01/13]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 2nd, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,628.02; Change: 128.48 (0.8%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,706.87; Change: 21.14 (1.3%)."

[Based on: p. C3, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - Snowden granted asylum - August 2nd, 2013: "Snowden granted asylum, leaves Moscow airport" [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A2, S.L.P.D., 08/01/13]

2013 - U.N. picks drone for Congo - August 2nd, 2013: "U.N. picks drone ['by Selex ES, known as the Falco'] for Congo" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - Threat closes U.S. embassies - August 2nd, 2013: "Threat closes U.S. embassies ['on Sunday']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - Navy extends Boeing contract - August 2nd, 2013: "Navy extends Boeing contract ['for P-8A Poseidon airplanes']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. C3, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - Dozens killed in attacks in Syria - August 2nd, 2013: "Dozens killed in attacks in Syria ['Opposition rebels attacked a weapons depot with rockets Thursday ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - Low supply of beef means higher prices - August 2nd, 2013: "[...] Analysts estimate the nation's cattle herd as of July 1 was the smallest for that date since at least 1973. [....]." [Based on: Bloomberg News article (Low supply of beef means higher prices / Two years needed to raise enough animals to expand inventory.), p. C1, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - Illinois legalizes medical marijuana as of Jan. 1 - August 2nd, 2013: "Illinois legalizes medical marijuana ['became the 20th state'] as of Jan. 1" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - NATO copter accidentally kills 5 Afghan officers - August 2nd, 2013: "NATO copter accidentally kills 5 Afghan officers [08/01/13]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - Ex-trader 'Fabulous Fab' found liable in SEC case - August 2nd, 2013: "Ex-trader 'Fabulous Fab' found liable in SEC case / Former Goldman trader [Fabrice Tourre] found liable in mortgage fraud." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. C6, S.L.P.D., 08/02/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 3rd, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,658.36; Change: 30.34 (0.2%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,709.67; Change: 2.80 (0.2%)."

[Based on: p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/03/13]

2013 - FDA sets definition for 'gluten free' - August 3rd, 2013: "FDA sets definition for 'gluten free' / Manufacturers have a year to comply, although they are urged to act sooner." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. C3, S.L.P.D., 08/03/13]

2013 - Terror threat prompts U.S. to issue global travel warning - August 3rd, 2013: "Terror threat prompts U.S. to issue global travel warning [08/02/13]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/03/13]

2013 - Fracking off coastal California - August 4th, 2013: "Fracking off coastal California" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/04/13]

2013 - Deadly attacks continue in Iraq - August 4th, 2013: "Deadly attacks continue in Iraq [08/03/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/04/13]

2013 - Nigerian village is cleared of lead - August 4th, 2013: "Nigerian village [Gusau] is cleared of lead; doctors move in / More than 1,000 children were contaminated." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 08/04/13]

2013 - 9 die in attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan - August 4th, 2013: "9 die in attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan [08/03/13]." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 08/04/13]

2013 - Mugabe is declared winner in disputed Zimbabwe voting - August 4th, 2013: "Mugabe is declared winner in disputed Zimbabwe voting / Longtime ruler's landslide victory may stoke tension." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/04/13]

2013 - More deadly violence in Iraq - August 5th, 2013: "More deadly violence ['a series of attacks ... killed 15 people'] in Iraq [08/04/13]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/05/13]

2013 - Iran's new leader backs Assad - August 5th, 2013: "Iran's new leader [Hasan Rouhani- 'sworn in Sunday'] backs Assad" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/05/13]

2013 - Syria's war splits nation into 3 regions - August 5th, 2013: "Syria's war splits nation into 3 regions ['... each boasting its own flags, security agencies and judicial system.'] / The longer the conflict rages, the harder it will be to unify, experts say." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/05/13]

2013 - Israel expands subsidies to settlements - August 5th, 2013: "Israel expands subsidies to settlements [08/04/13] / Four abstain from Cabinet vote, citing potential harm to peace negotiations." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/05/13]

2013 - Threat prompts tighter security at some U.S. diplomatic missions - August 5th, 2013: "[...] The closures came with a call for Americans abroad to take extra precautions throughout this month. [...] The State Department said 19 diplomatic posts will remain closed through Saturday 'out of an abundance of caution.' [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Threat prompts tighter security at some U.S. diplomatic missions / But many expatriates say they would not change their routines.), p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/05/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 6th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,612.13; Change: - 46.23 (- 0.3%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,707.14; Change: - 2.53 (- 0.1%)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/06/13]

2013 - First Banks bailout will cost Treasury - August 6th, 2013: "[...] At this moment, the government [U.S.A.] is facing a loss of $187.7 million on the First Banks investment. [....]" [Based on: Article (First Banks bailout will cost Treasury / U.S. sold most of its stake in local bank but comes up millions short.), p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/06/13]

2013 - Nigerian group accused of heinous crimes - August 6th, 2013: "Nigerian group [Boko Haram] accused of heinous crimes" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 08/06/13]

2013 - Amazon's Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post - August 6th, 2013: "Amazon's Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post / Internet shopping titan will pay $250 million for newspaper, be its sole owner." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/06/13]

2013 - South Americans angry at allegations of U.S. spying - August 6th, 2013: "South Americans angry at allegations of U.S. spying" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 08/06/13]

2013 - Al-Qaida chief's message led to embassy closures - August 6th, 2013: "[...] Once the plot was detected, NSA analysts could use the programs that leaker Edward Snowden revealed to determine whom the plotters may have contacted around the world. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Al-Qaida chief's message led to embassy closures / Threat initially targeted Yemen.), p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/06/13]

2013 - Gunman kills three at town meeting in Pennsylvania - August 6th, 2013: "Gunman kills three at town meeting in Pennsylvania [08/05/13] / He was tackled, shot, taken into custody ['the gunman had an ongoing dispute with township officials']." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/06/13]

2013 - Lab-grown hamburger patty gets lukewarm reception - August 6th, 2013: "Lab-grown hamburger patty gets lukewarm reception / Taste testers say the experimental meat lacks flavor." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/06/13]

2013 - U.S. sues BofA - August 7th, 2013: "U.S. sues BofA [08/06/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/07/13]

2013 - Blasts kill 18 in Syria - August 7th, 2013: "Blasts kill 18 in Syria [08/06/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/07/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 7th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,518.74; Change: - 93.39 (- 0.6%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,697.37; Change: - 9.77 (- 0.6%)."

[Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/07/13]

2013 - Blob of fat clogs London sewer - August 7th, 2013: "Blob of fat ['15-ton blockage'] clogs London sewer" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/07/13]

2013 - Charges filed in Benghazi attack - August 7th, 2013: "Charges filed in Benghazi attack" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/07/13]

2013 - Bird flu can spread among people - August 7th, 2013: "Bird flu [H7N9] can spread among people [according to Chinese scientists]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/07/13]

2013 - Bombings kill 36 around Baghdad - August 7th, 2013: "Bombings kill 36 around Baghdad [08/06/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/07/13]

2013 - Flash flooding hits south-central Missouri - August 7th, 2013: "Flash flooding hits south-central Missouri / Boy, 4, dies after being swept from vehicle; Fort leonard Wood gets 7 inches of rain." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A2, S.L.P.D., 08/07/13]

2013 - Diplomats leave Yemen under threat of attacks - August 7th, 2013: "Diplomats leave Yemen under threat of attacks / U.S. orders out nonessential embassy staff." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/07/13]

2013 - Study disputes link between combat duty and suicide - August 7th, 2013: "Study disputes link between combat duty and suicide" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/07/13]

2013 - Toyota recalls - August 8th, 2013: "Toyota recalls ['... 342,000 Tacoma midsize pickups because the front seat belts can malfunction.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/08/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 8th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,470.67; Change: - 48.07 (- 0.3%) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,690.91; Change: - 6.46 (- 0.4%)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/08/13]

2013 - Consumer borrowing / U.S.A. - August 8th, 2013: "Consumer borrowing [U.S.A.] rose $13.8 billion in June" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/08/13]

2013 - Obama calls off Moscow summit with Putin - August 8th, 2013: "Obama calls off Moscow summit with Putin." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/08/13]

2013 - Iran accused of continuing nuclear bomb program - August 8th, 2013: "Iran accused [by Israel] of continuing nuclear bomb program" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/08/13]

2013 - Wells Fargo, USA Mortgage lay off local workers - August 8th, 2013: "Wells Fargo, USA Mortgage lay off local workers / Rising interest rates slow refinancing demand." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/08/13]

2013 - SunEdison falls 24 percent following 2nd quarter loss - August 8th, 2013: "SunEdison falls 24 percent following 2nd quarter loss / Former MEMC Electronics posts loss of $102.9 million." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/08/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 9th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,498.32; Change: 27.65 (0.2%) / S&P 500 Close: 1,697.48; Change: 6.67 (0.4%)."

[Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/09/13]

2013 - California wildfire spreads - August 9th, 2013: "California wildfire spreads [08/09/13]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/09/13]

2013 - Blood sugar, dementia linked - August 9th, 2013: "Blood sugar, dementia linked" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/09/13]

2013 - JPMorgan faces criminal probe - August 9th, 2013: "JPMorgan faces criminal probe" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/09/13]

2013 - Heat wave hits part of Europe - August 9th, 2013: "Heat wave hits part of Europe [Austria and Hungary]" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/09/13]

2013 - Google Glass: A good first impression - August 9th, 2013: "Google Glass: A good first impression / Review - technology seems likely to open new frontier while testing privacy boundaries." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/09/13]

2013 - Bomber kills 30 at Pakistan police funeral - August 9th, 2013: "Bomber kills 30 at Pakistan police funeral [08/09/13] / Taliban take credit; officer had been gunned down earlier in the day." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/09/13]

2013 - U.S. steps up its drone attacks in Yemen - August 9th, 2013: "U.S. steps up its drone attacks in Yemen / 3 strikes Thursday [08/08/13] kill 12 militants." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/09/13]

2013 - Close call for Assad shows reach of Syrian rebel forces - August 9th, 2013: "Close call for Assad [08/08/13] shows reach of Syrian rebel forces / Route that president took to mosque in capital was hit." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/09/13]

2013 - Israel fears next war with Hezbollah will hit civilians harder - August 9th, 2013: "[...] Hezbollah is now believed to have 60,000 to 100,000 rockets that boast longer ranges, improved accuracy and larger warheads. [....]" [Based on: Los Angeles Times article (Israel fears next war with Hezbollah will hit civilians harder / tension grows at northern border with Lebanon; in 2006, 40 Israelis were killed as militia's rockets rained down.), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/09/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 10th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,425.51; Change: - 72.81 (- 0.5%) / S&P 500 Close: 1,691.42; Change: - 6.06 (- 0.4%)."

[Based on: p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/10/13]

2013 - Israeli drone strike kills five in Egypt - August 10th, 2013: "Israeli drone strike kills five in Egypt [Sinai Peninsula - 08/09/13]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/10/13]

2013 - Some U.S. diplomats pulled from Pakistan - August 10th, 2013: "Some U.S. diplomats pulled from Pakistan / Threat not related to previuos closings." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/10/13]

2013 - 7 Saudis among militants killed in U.S. drone strikes - August 10th, 2013: "7 Saudis among militants killed in U.S. drone strikes [Yemen]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/10/13]

2013 - Volcano erupts in Indonesia - August 11th, 2013: "Volcano [Mount Rokatenda] erupts in Indonesia [08/10/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 08/11/13]

2013 - Wave of bombings in Iraq kills dozens - August 11th, 2013: "Wave of bombings in Iraq kills dozens [08/10/13] / Attacks mar Eid holiday celebrations." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/11/13]

2013 - Strong Earthquake / 89km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia - August 11th, 2013: "According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 00:53:43 (UTC) on Sunday, August 12th, 2013. The magnitude 6.0 event [Location: 7.123°S, 129.810°E (Uncertainty ± 10.0 km); Depth 92.0 km (Uncertainty ± 6.1 km) was located @ 89km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000j0vl#scientific] - [T.D.- 08/31/13]

2013 - Strong Earthquake / 112km NW of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand - August 11th, 2013: "According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 04:16:46 (UTC) on Sunday, August 12th, 2013. The magnitude 6.0 event [Location: 30.621°S, 179.613°W (Uncertainty ± 12.7 km); Depth 325.2 km (Uncertainty ± 6.9 km) was located @ 112km NW of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000j0yl#scientific] - [T.D.- 08/31/13]

2013 - Baby 'Messiah' is demoted - August 12th, 2013: "[...] Child Support Magistrate Lu Ann Ballew ordered the name changed last week, saying Messiah is a title that has been earned by one person 'and that one person is Jesus Christ' [...] Messiah was No. 4 among the fastest-rising baby names in 2012, according to the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names." [Based on: DIGEST article (Baby 'Messiah' is demoted), p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/12/13]

2013 - Flooding kills dozens in Sudan - August 12th, 2013: "Flooding kills dozens ['at least 36 people'] in Sudan" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/12/13]

2013 - Afghan militants kill 3 NATO soldiers - August 12th, 2013: "Afghan militants kill 3 NATO soldiers [08/11/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/12/13]

2013 - Israel approves more settlement homes - August 12th, 2013: "Israel approves more settlement homes [1,200], prisoner release [26] / Action is apparently part of deal to restart peace talks, but some Palestinians, Israelis protest decisions ['Sunday's announcement was Israel's third in a week on promoting Jewish settlements on war-won lands the Palestinians want for a state.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/12/13]

2013 - Suppliers are targeted in heroin deaths / U.S.A. - August 12th, 2013: "Suppliers are targeted in heroin deaths / fatalities are being treated as crime scenes rather than as accidents as heroin-related deaths rise sharply." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/12/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 13th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,419.68; Change: - 5.83 (flat) / S&P 500 Close: 1,689.47; Change: - 1.95 (- 0.1%)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/13/13]

2013 - 44 slain at mosque in Nigeria - August 13th, 2013: "44 slain at mosque in Nigeria" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/13/13]

2013 - Blazes in Idaho force evacuations - August 13th, 2013: "Blazes in Idaho force evacuations" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/13/13]

2013 - Egypt postpones move on Morsi backers - August 13th, 2013: "Egypt postpones move on Morsi backers [08/12/13] / Thousands flood to join protestors at camps; officials say they want to avoid bloodshed." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/13/13]

2013 - Ex-prime minister wins election in Mali - August 13th, 2013: "Ex-prime minister [Ibrahim Boubacar-Keita] wins election in Mali" [Based on: Title for NATION DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/13/13]

2013 - Strong Earthquake / 98km WSW of Mutis, Colombia - August 13th, 2013: "According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 15:43:15 (UTC) on Monday, August 13th, 2013. The magnitude 6.6 event [Location: 5.780°N, 78.174°W (Uncertainty ± 12.9 km); Depth 12.0 km (Uncertainty ± 2.6 km) was located @ 198km WSW of Mutis, Colombia"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000j275#scientific] - [T.D.- 08/31/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 14th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,451.01; Change: 31.33 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 Close: 1,694.16; Change: 4.69 (0.3%)."

[Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/14/13]

2013 - Hopes dwindle for Mideast peace deal - August 14th, 2013: "Hopes dwindle for Mideast peace deal / Turmoil of Arab Spring, rise in number of Israeli settlers make for even worse odds than the last attempt in 2008." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/14/13]

2013 - Egypt ousts last of Morsi's provincial chiefs - August 14th, 2013: "Egypt ousts last of Morsi's provincial chiefs / New leaders push ahead with transition, enforce authority with 20 new governeors; ex-president's backers continue protests." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/14/13]

2013 - Court rules Obama is violating law on nuclear dump site - August 14th, 2013: "Court rules Obama is violating law on nuclear dump site / Appeals court orders administration to move forward on Yucca Mountain." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/14/13]

2013 - UNREST IN EGYPT - August 15th, 2013: "UNREST IN EGYPT [08/14/13] / FALLING INTO CHAOS / Hundreds dead - Government cracks down on Morsi supporter camps. / U.S. response - Strong words but no policy change toward Egypt." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/15/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 15th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,337.66; Change: - 113.35 (- 0.7 %) / S&P 500 Close: 1,685.39; Change: - 8.77 (- 0.5%)."

[Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/15/13]

2013 - 123 years and counting - August 15th, 2013: "123 years and counting [Carmelo Flores - Bolivia]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 08/15/13]

2013 - Petroglyphs confirmed in Nevada - August 15th, 2013: "Petroglyphs confirmed in Nevada ['... more than 10,000 years old.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/15/13]

2013 - Rastafarians seek reparations for slavery - August 15th, 2013: "Rastafarians seek reparations for slavery" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 08/15/13]

2013 - Palestinians, Israelis kick off peace talks - August 15th, 2013: "Palestinians, Israelis kick off peace talks [08/14/13] / After five-year freeze, first formal peace talks are held." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/15/13]

2013 - Same-sex military spouses get benefits / U.S.A. - August 15th, 2013: "Same-sex military spouses [U.S.A.] get benefits" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/15/13]

2013 - Blast kills 20 in Beirut - August 15th, 2013: "Blast kills 20 in Beirut [08/15/13]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/16/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 16th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,112.19; Change: - 225.47 (- 1.5 %) / S&P 500 Close: 1,661.32; Change: - 24.07 (- 1.4%)."

[Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/16/13]

2013 - Death toll soars to 638 - August 16th, 2013: "Death toll soars to 638 in Egypt as clashes spread, engulf nation [08/15/13] / Mourners search for missing loved ones; government buildings are set ablaze." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/16/13]

2013 - NSA broke privacy rules repeatedly, leaked audit says - August 16th, 2013: "NSA broke privacy rules repeatedly, leaked audit says / Latest Snowden documents reveal thousands of agency's transgressions." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/16/13]

2013 - NASA gives up hope of fixing planet-hunting telescope - August 16th, 2013: "NASA gives up hope of fixing planet-hunting telescope / Kepler, which has spotted hundreds of potential Earths, might find new usage." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/16/13]

2013 - Strong Earthquake / 29km SSE of Blenheim, New Zealand - August 16th, 2013: "According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 02:31:07 (UTC) on Thursday, August 16th, 2013. The magnitude 6.5 event [Location: 41.767°S, 174.061°E (Uncertainty ± 10.7 km); Depth 10.0 km (Uncertainty ± 3.0 km) was located @ 29km SSE of Blenheim, New Zealand"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000j4iz#summary] - [T.D.- 08/31/13]

2013 - M3 Solar Flare - August 17th, 2013: "Sunspot AR1818 erupted on August 17th at 1824 UT, producing a long duration M3-class solar flare." [Based on: http://spaceweather.com/]  [T.D. - 08/17/13]

2013 - Nigerian villagers slain - August 17th, 2013: "Nigerian villagers slain [08/15/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 17th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,081.47; Change: - 30.72 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 Close: 1,655.83; Change: - 5.49 (- 0.3%)."

[Based on: p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - GM issues Cruze recall - August 17th, 2013: "GM issues Cruze recall ['... because the power-assisted brakes can fail.']" [Based on: Title for  DIGEST ARTICLE article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - CIA acknowledges Area 51 - August 17th, 2013: "CIA acknowledges Area 51 - but not UFOs or aliens" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - Union miners ratify new contract - August 17th, 2013: "Union miners ratify new contract [08/16/13]  / Vote is part of effort to save troubled Patriot Coal." [Based on: Title for  STAFF REPORTS article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - Syrian airstrikes kill at least 15 - August 17th, 2013: "Syrian airstrikes kill at least 15 [08/16/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - Dow closes its worst week of 2013 - August 17th, 2013: "Dow closes its worst week of 2013" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - Morsi backers clash with residents - August 17th, 2013: "Morsi backers clash with residents; dozens killed [08/16/13] / Fierce street battles erupt in Egypt on Muslim brotherhood's 'Day of Rage.' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - Wildfire in Idaho forces 1,600 evacuations - August 17th, 2013: "Wildfire in Idaho forces 1,600 evacuations" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - NSA revelations stir congressional concern - August 17th, 2013: "NSA revelations stir congressional concern / Senate Judiciary Committee plans hearings into disclosures that agency exceeded authority." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - J.C. Penny heads for ninth quarter of plunging sales - August 17th, 2013: "J.C. Penny heads for ninth quarter of plunging sales / In recent weeks, analysts have become more bearish on retailer." [Based on: Title for Bloomberg News article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/17/13]

2013 - Israel battles polio - August 19th, 2013: "Israel battles polio" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/19/13]

2013 - China's graduates find jobs elusive - August 19th, 2013: "[...] Nearly 7 million students are graduating from college in China this year, the biggest class on record and up from just 2.12 million a decade ago. [...] In Beijing, an estimated 98,000 jobs are available for the 229,000 new graduates, a city education committee study found. [....]" [Based on: Los Angeles Times article (China's graduates find jobs elusive / As nation's economy slows, their shiny college degrees, skills are not in demand.), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/19/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 20th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,010.74; Change: - 70.73 (- 0.5 %) / S&P 500 Close: 1,646.06; Change: - 9.77 (- 0.6%)."

[Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/20/13]

2013 - Wave of refugees flees Syria - August 20th, 2013: "Wave of refugees flees Syria / Officials aren't sure what prompted exodus of 30,000 Kurds." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/20/13]

2013 - Callaway resumes operations - August 20th, 2013: "Callaway [Callaway Energy Center, Mo.] resumes operations" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/20/13]

2013 - Pakistan's Musharraf indicted - August 20th, 2013: "Pakistan's Musharraf indicted ['in the 2007 assassination of a former prime minister.]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/20/13]

2013 - Palestinian shepherds fear Israelis - August 20th, 2013: "Palestinian shepherds fear Israelis / Sunday attack adds to tension in West Bank grazing areas." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/20/13]

2013 - Hedge fund titan to settle with SEC - August 20th, 2013: "Hedge fund titan to settle with SEC / Falcone [Phil Falcone] also will be barred from the brokerage industry for five years." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/20/13]

2013 - Benghazi fallout hampers U.S. policy - August 20th, 2013: "[...] The deadly attack last fall on the U.S. diplomatic post in Libya was cited as a reason for closing about 20 American embassies and consulates this month in the face of an al-Qaida threat. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Benghazi fallout hampers U.S. policy / White House fears new embassy attack if military aid to Egypt is cut.), p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/20/13]

2013 - U.K. had paper destroy disks, editor says - August 20th, 2013: "U.K. had paper [Guardian] destroy disks, editor says" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/20/13]

*Trivia: "British paper says it ruined hard drives to protect Snowden" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/21/13

2013 - Coasts should prepare for rising seas, report says - August 20th, 2013: "Coasts should prepare for rising seas, report ['report issued by a presidential task force'] says / Task force warns of future floods." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 08/20/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 21st, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,002.99; Change: - 7.75 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 Close: 1,652.35; Change: 6.29 (0.4%)."

[Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/21/13]

2013 - Flooding in Philippines - August 21st, 2013: "Flooding in Philippines [08/20/13]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 08/21/13]

2013 - Deadly car bombings hit Iraq - August 21st, 2013: "Deadly car bombings ['killed at least 10 people'] hit Iraq [08/20/13]." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 08/21/13]

2013 - Gunfire at school in Georgia - August 21st, 2013: "Gunfire at school [Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy] in Georgia [08/20/13]." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 08/21/13]

2013 - Judge approves Patriot deal with miners - August 21st, 2013: "Judge approves Patriot deal with miners / Coal company is on track to leave bankruptcy protection this year." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/21/13]

2013 - 3 bored teens killed man for 'the fun of it,' police say - August 21st, 2013: "3 bored teens killed man for 'the fun of it,' police say [08/20/13] / Australian ballplayer at college in Oklahoma was picked at random." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/21/13]

2013 - Strong Earthquake / 13km NNW of San Marcos, Mexico - August 21st, 2013: "According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Strong earthquake occurred at 12:38:30 (UTC) on Tuesday, August 21st, 2013. The magnitude 6.2 event [Location: 6.917°N, 99.381°W (Uncertainty ± 14.4 km); Depth 20.0 km (Uncertainty ± 2.7 km) was located @ 13km NNW of San Marcos, Mexico "

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000j83t#scientific] - [T.D.- 08/31/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 22nd, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,897.55; Change: - 105.44 (- 0.7 %) / S&P 500 Close: 1,642.80; Change: - 9.55 (- 0.6%)."

[Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/22/13]

2013 - Swedish politician slain in Somalia - August 22nd, 2013: "Swedish politician slain in Somalia [08/21/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/22/13]

2013 - Court rules Peabody liable for retiree benefits - August 22nd, 2013: "Court rules [08/21/13] Peabody liable for retiree benefits / Miners union, Patriot Coal both applaud the decision, which overturns an earlier bankruptcy ruling." [Based on: Title for BUSINESS article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/22/13]

2013 - Manning gets 35 years in WikiLeaks case - August 22nd, 2013: "Manning gets 35 years in WikiLeaks case [0821/13] / he was demoted and dishonorably discharged, must serve at least a third of his sentence before he is eligible for parole." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 08/22/13]

2013 - Stocks fall as Fed moves to slow bond program - August 22nd, 2013: "Stocks fall as Fed moves to slow bond program / Central bank has bought $85 billion in bonds every month since December." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/22/13]

2013 - Fort Hood gunman says 'illegal war' provoked him - August 22nd, 2013: "Fort Hood gunman says 'illegal war' provoked him / Hasan mounts no defense in his court-martial over deadly 2009 rampage." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/22/13]

2013 - NSA reveals how innocent emails were grabbed up - August 22nd, 2013: "NSA reveals how innocent emails were grabbed up ['as many as 56,000']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/22/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 23rd, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,963.74; Change: 66.19 (0.4 %) / S&P 500 Close: 1,656.96; Change: 14.16 (0.9%)."

[Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 08/23/13]

2013 - Mugabe sworn in for five more years - August 23rd, 2013: "Mugabe sworn in [08/23/13] for five more years [Zimbabwe]" [Based on: Title for WORLD article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/23/13]

2013 - Panda cub / Smithsonian National Zoo - August 23rd, 2013: "Panda cub [b. 08/23/13 - Smithsonian National Zoo] described as healthy and vibrant" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/26/13]

2013 - Soldier apologizes for Afghan massacre - August 23rd, 2013: "Soldier [Staff Sgt. Robert Bales] apologizes for Afghan massacre [03/11/12]." [Based on: Title for NATION article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/23/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 24th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 15,010.51; Change: 46.77 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 Close: 1,663.50; Change: 6.54 (0.4%)."

[Based on: p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/24/13]

2013 - Attacks in Iraq kill dozens - August 24th, 2013: "Attacks in Iraq kill dozens [08/23/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/24/13]

2013 - Wildfire spreads into Yosemite - August 24th, 2013: "Wildfire spreads into Yosemite" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 08/24/13]

2013 - Trial exposes elite China family - August 24th, 2013: "Trial exposes elite China family / Politician's [Bo Xilai] corruption case proves riveting. [08/23/13]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/24/13]

2013 - Soldier is convicted in Fort Hood shootings - August 24th, 2013: "Soldier [Maj. Nidal Hasan] is convicted [08/23/13] in Fort Hood shootings / Army psychiatrist is eligible for death penalty." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/24/13]

2013 - Twin explosions strike city in northern Lebanon - August 24th, 2013: "Twin explosions strike city in northern Lebanon; 29 dead [08/23/13]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/24/13]

2013 - Syria threatens 'ball of fire' if U.S. intervenes - August 25th, 2013: "Syria threatens 'ball of fire' if U.S. intervenes [08/24/13] / Doctors Without Borders tallies 255 dead after alleged chemical attack; government blames rebels." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 08/25/13]

2013 - Thousands march for ouster of Tunisian leaders - August 25th, 2013: "Thousands march [08/24/13] for ouster of Tunisian leaders ['... calling for the resignation of the Islamist-led government.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/25/13]

2013 - Fire continues to stalk Yosemite - August 26th, 2013: "Fire continues to stalk Yosemite" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/26/13]

2013 - Bomb kills three from Yemeni air force - August 26th, 2013: "Bomb kills three from Yemeni air force [08/25/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 08/26/13]

2013 - Farmers Almanac predicts cold winter - August 26th, 2013: "Farmers Almanac predicts cold winter" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/26/13]

2013 - Syria allows U.N. to check on chemicals - August 26th, 2013: "Syria allows U.N. to check on chemicals / Move is 'too late to be credible,' U.S. official says; shelling may have compromised evidence." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/26/13]

2013 - Insurgents in Iraq kill dozens, officials say - August 26th, 2013: "Insurgents in Iraq kill dozens [08/25/13], officials say / Many fear sectarian divisions are reigniting civil war; bloodshed is worst since 2008." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/26/13]

2013 - 'Boyfriend Tracker' app creates a stir in Brazil - August 26th, 2013: " 'Boyfriend Tracker' app creates a stir in Brazil / Privacy issues are among the major concerns." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/26/13]

2013 - Private lobbyists receive public pensions in 20 states / U.S.A. - August 26th, 2013: "Private lobbyists receive public pensions in 20 states / Illinois is among states that are seeking to change that." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 08/26/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 27th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,946.46; Change: - 64.05 (0.3 %) / S&P 500 Close: 1,656.78; Change: - 6.72 (- 0.4%)."

[Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/27/13]

2013 - Yosemite wildfire rages - August 27th, 2013: "Yosemite wildfire rages / Blaze threatens San Francisco's drinking water supply." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 08/27/13]

2013 - Italian stocks plunge amid government instability - August 27th, 2013: "Italian stocks plunge amid government instability" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A20, S.L.P.D., 08/27/13]

2013 - Meteoroid - August 28th, 2013: "NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office has upgraded its estimates of a major fireball that exploded over the southeastern USA around 2:30 AM on August 28th. Lead researcher Bill Cooke says 'the fireball reached a peak apparent magnitude of -16, about 20 times brighter than a Full Moon, and cast shadows on the ground. This indicates that the meteoroid had a mass of more than 110 kg (240 lbs) and was up to a meter in diameter. It hit the top of Earth's atmosphere traveling 25 km/s (56,000 mph).' [....]" [Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 08/31/13] 

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 28th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,776.13; Change: - 170.33 (- 1.1%) / S&P 500 Close: 1,630.48; Change: - 26.30 (- 1.6%)."

[Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/28/13]

2013 - Attacks kill 20 in Nigeria - August 28th, 2013: "Attacks kill 20 in Nigeria" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/28/13]

2013 - Insurgents kill 12 in Afghanistan - August 28th, 2013: "Insurgents kill 12 in Afghanistan ['over the weekend']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/28/13]

2013 - Nation's largest rocket to blast off today - August 28th, 2013: "Nation's [U.S.A.] largest rocket [IV Heavy] to blast off today / It will likely carry a top-secret spy satellite; launch is scheduled to be webcast." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/28/13]

2013 - Iran may sue U.S. over 1953 coup support - August 28th, 2013: "Iran may sue U.S. over 1953 coup support" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 08/28/13]

2013 - Pressure grows for military strike in Syria - August 28th, 2013: "Pressure grows for military strike in Syria / Assad forces, communications would be likely targets." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/28/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 29th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,824.51; Change: 48.38 (0.3%) / S&P 500 Close: 1,634.96; Change: 4.48 (0.3%)."

[Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - Oil prices surge / U.S.A. - August 29th, 2013: "Oil prices surge ['... to $110.10 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.' ]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - Iran ups nuclear activity, panel says - August 29th, 2013: "Iran ups nuclear activity, panel says" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A25, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - Series of blasts in Baghdad kill dozens - August 29th, 2013: "Series of blasts in Baghdad kill dozens [08/28/13] / Government goes on 'high alert' over possible strike against Syria." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - Syria guilty of gas attack, Obama says - August 29th, 2013: "Syria guilty of gas attack, Obama says [08/28/13]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - African dust clouds increase respiratory woes - August 29th, 2013: "African dust clouds increase respiratory woes / Particulate matter now includes traces of metals and pesticides, showing global impact of human activity." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. B7, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - Corn-feasting rootworm resisting Monsanto product - August 29th, 2013: "Corn-feasting rootworm resisting Monsanto product. Producers across a wide swath of illinois are facing a 'formidable insect foe.' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - Soldier sentenced to death for massacre at Fort Hood - August 29th, 2013: "Soldier [Maj. Nidal Hasan] sentenced to death [08/28/13] for massacre at Fort Hood / Army psychiatrist made almost no effort to defend himself." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - Israel girds for retaliatory attack from Syrian forces - August 29th, 2013: "Israel girds for retaliatory attack from Syrian forces / Reserve troops are sent to border; run on gas masks causes chaos." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A25, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - State orders more temperature monitors at Bridgeton Landfill - August 29th, 2013: "State orders more temperature monitors at Bridgeton Landfill [St. Louis, Mo.] / New data show increased levels of carbon monoxide, heat as underground fire spreads." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A2, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - St. Louis ConnectCare will slash more than half its staff in 60 days - August 29th, 2013: "St. Louis ConnectCare will slash more than half its staff in 60 days / Provider of specialty medical services to poor blames state, federal cuts." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - Afghan attacks targeting NATO largely cause civilian casualties - August 29th, 2013: "Afghan attacks targeting NATO largely cause civilian casualties" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 08/29/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 30th, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,840.95; Change: 16.44 (0.1%) / S&P 500 Close: 1,638.17; Change: 3.21 (0.2%)."

[Based on: p. C3, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - Chemical weapons' use tests Iran - August 30th, 2013: "[...] Syrian officials insist that rebels carried out the attack. [...] Iran estimates 100.000 Iranian soldiers and civilians were exposed to Iraqi chemical weapons [1980s], mostly mustard and nerve gases. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Chemical weapons' use tests Iran / 100.000 were exposed in war with Iraq; attacks could weaken ties to Assad.), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - U.S. may strike Syria unilaterally - August 30th, 2013: "U.S. may strike Syria unilaterally / British Parliament votes not to attack; France has said it would back military action." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - Banks earn record profit / U.S.A. - August 30th, 2013: "Banks [U.S.A.] earn record profit ['$42.2 billion in the second quarter']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. C3, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - Financial squeeze can be a drag on brain - August 30th, 2013: "[...] The idea is that financial stress monopolizes thinking, making other calculations slower and more difficult, much like the effects of going without sleep for a night. [N.P.] And the money-and-brain crunch applies, albeit to a smaller degree, to about 100 million Americans who face financial squeezes, say the team of economists and pyschologists who wrote the study published in today's issue of the journal Science. [...] 'For a long time we've been blaming the poor for their own failings,' Zhao [study co-author Jiaying Zhao] said. 'We're arguing something very different.' " [Based on: A.P. article (Financial squeeze can be a drag on brain / Worried about paying your bills? That may cost you some IQ points, study finds.), p. A11, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - U.S. releases 2 Algerians from Guantanamo - August 30th, 2013: "U.S. releases 2 Algerians from Guantanamo / They had been held at the base in Cuba for more than a decade." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - U.S. won't sue two states that legalized pot - August 30th, 2013: "U.S. won't sue two states that legalized pot / Colorado, Washington drug laws to stay intact so long as they keep it away from children, crooks." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - Leaks show DNA test verified bin Laden's death - August 30th, 2013: "Leaks show DNA test verified bin Laden's death" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - Clapper to publish data on secret spying orders - August 30th, 2013: "Clapper [James Clapper] to publish data on secret spying orders" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - IRS allows joint returns for married gay couples - August 30th, 2013: "IRS allows joint returns for married gay couples / Federal taxes will be simpler, but states' rules still apply at that level." [Based on: Title for NEWS SERVICES article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - Major Earthquake / 94km ESE of Adak, Alaska - August 30tht, 2013: "According to Preliminary Data (See: T.D. [Transcription Date] after link.) "A Major earthquake occurred at 16:25:02 (UTC) on Friday, August 30th, 2013. The magnitude 7.0 event [Location: 51.610°N, 175.361°W (Uncertainty ± 14.2 km); Depth 33.5 km (Uncertainty ± 4.4 km) was located @ 94km ESE of Adak, Alaska"

[Based on: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000jdt7#scientific] - [T.D.- 08/31/13]

2013 - Fast-food workers walk out from work in protest / U.S.A. - August 30th, 2013: "Fast-food workers walk out from work in protest ['joining a rising nationwide movement'] / Fifteen arrested downtown [St. Louis, Mo.] as dozens march, demanding more pay." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. C1, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - Leaks reveal details of U.S. spying blueprint in $52.6 billion 'black budget' - August 30th, 2013: "[...] The $52.6 billion 'black budget' for fiscal 2013, obtained by the Washington Post from former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, maps a bureaucratic and operational landscape that has never been subject to   public scrutiny. [....]" [Based on: Washington Post article (Leaks reveal details of U.S. spying blueprint in $52.6 billion 'black budget'), p. A1, S.L.P.D., 08/30/13]

2013 - 14 killed in Iraq - August 31st, 2013: "14 killed in Iraq [08/30/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/31/13]

2013 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - August 31st, 2013: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 14,810.31; Change: - 30.64 (- 0.2%) / S&P 500 Close: 1,632.97; Change: - 5.20 (- 0.3%)."

[Based on: p. A10, S.L.P.D., 08/31/13]

2013 - Drone kills militants in Yemen - August 31st, 2013: "Drone kills militants in Yemen [08/19/13]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 08/31/13]

2013 - Egyptian protests target military - August 31st, 2013: "Egyptian protests target military [08/30/13] / Tens of thousands gather for rallies across Egypt to protest military coup, violent crackdown." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 08/31/13]

2013 - Student shot at N.C. high school - August 31st, 2013: "Student shot [08/30/13] at N.C. high school [Carver High School] " [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 08/31/13]

2013 - White House can withold visitor logs - August 31st, 2013: "White House can withold visitor logs / Records for president, staff can be kept private, court rules." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 08/31/13]

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