North Korea’s pop queens stage comeback

Said to have been hand-picked by Kim Jong Un himself, they perform ‘colorful’ numbers such as ‘O My Motherland Full of Hope’ and ‘We Think of the Marshal Day and Night.’

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

The wounded gunman was in surgery at midday in the same medical facility under heavy police guard.

E-cigarette industry in FDA’s crosshairs

With the market rapidly expanding, the agency has decided it is time to establish some rules and regulations.

Lawsuit could clarify rules on airport screening of breast milk

A woman who refused to let security X-ray her breast milk reaches a tentative settlement.

After avalanche, Sherpas walk off job at Everest

After 16 of their colleagues die on the mountain, resentment over their pay, treatment and benefits grows.

Amazon, HBO finalize streaming deal

Some of the premium channel’s shows will be streamed on the Prime service starting May 21.

New Mexico firm to invest $3 million in Maine manufacturing facilities

Sierra Peaks, which bought Tibbetts Industries, is expected to add two dozen jobs eventually.

Red Sox win 5-1 after Yankees pitcher ejected for pine tar

Boston’s John Lackey dominates with 11 strikeouts, while Michael Pineda faces his second controversy in two weeks.

Driver indicted in deaths of N.H. couple, fetus

The man told investigators he was trying to kill himself when he drove his pickup truck across an interstate median and killed a pregnant woman and her husband.

Supreme Court tosses out $3.4 million award to child porn victim

Losses were based on the ongoing Internet trade and viewing of images of ‘Amy’ being raped by her uncle when she was 8 and 9 years old.

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