Archive for June, 2012
Friends and family of Rodney King gathered in Los Angeles to bid final farewell to the man whose 1991 beating by the city's police sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved.
Excessive heat warnings for Sunday were issued in 14 states, complicating efforts to restore power to around 3 million customers.
A state law that goes into effect Sunday adds requirements for abortion providers and could make Mississippi the first abortion-free state. "I want to say over my dead body, but I'm afraid," said clinic owner Diane Derzis.
She has been scorched by the sun, stung by jellyfish and inspected by sharks. But Penny Palfrey keeps swimming.
The nation's capital was blanketed by downed trees and power lines Saturday after a killer storm with furious winds whipped through.
Shamir fought for Israeli independence and was prime minister twice -- from 1983 to 1984 and from 1986 to 1992. He also served as foreign minister.