Amanda Knox murder conviction annulled - live coverage: The Guardian: Italy’s highest court rules to acquit Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.
DOJ: Civil rights charges filed against University of Mississippi student Washington Post: The Justice Department said it charged a University of Mississippi student with civil rights crimes for putting a noose on a James Meredith statue more than a year ago.
At least 12 injured in East Village, New York, explosion The New York Times: A preliminary investigation suggests the explosion at an East Village, New York, building that injured 12 people was related to plumbing and gas work, officials said Thursday.
Washington Post: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who was recovered in Afghanistan last spring after five years in captivity, faces charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, according to his lawyer.
Los Angeles Times: A manhunt has shut down several blocks in San Jose, Calif., after a veteran police officer was shot and killed Thursday night, authorities said.
Reuters: An Airbus plane operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline crashed in southern France on Tuesday en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, police and aviation officials said.
Rio Mayor: Olympics 'Wasted' Chance for Water Cleanup: ABC News: With 500 days to go until the 2016 Olympics begin, Rio de Janeiro’s mayor acknowledged Monday that the much-touted goal of cleaning up the city’s blighted waterways for the games would likely not be met.
Police suspend investigation into University of Virginia sexual assault detailed in Rolling Stone NBC News: Charlottesville, Va., police have suspended an investigation into the University of Virginia sexual assault allegations described in a Rolling Stone article due to lack of evidence, officials said Monday.
Former NFL star Darren Sharper, accused of drugging and assaulting women in four states, changed his plea to guilty in Arizona this morning and was immediately sentenced to 9 years in prison.
Experts rush to save stranded Australian whales AFP: A dozen whales have died and experts on the coast of Western Australia are attempting to save 4 after they stranded themselves against a rocky breakwater south of Perth
1 hiker dies, another critical after cliff collapses at California park ABC News: One hiker was killed and another is in critical condition after being caught in a rockslide at Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County, Calif., officials said Sunday. Photo: This photo provided by Point Reyes National Seashore shows a rockslide at Arch Rock within Point Reyes National Seashore on the Northern California coast north of San Francisco on March 22, 2015.
North Korea threatens to blow up balloons with DVDs of The Interview sent over border: The Straits Times: North Korea’s military is threatening to shoot down balloons South Korean activists plan to send over the border Sunday carrying 10,000 DVDs of the satirical film ‘The Interview’.
‘Substantial progress’ made in Iran nuclear program talks BBC: Serious progress has been made in talks over Iran’s nuclear program, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and US Secretary of State John Kerry have said.
Machete-wielding man who slashed at TSA agents shot by officer: WWLTV: A machete-wielding man who slashed at TSA officers and sprayed them with wasp spray was shot by a police officer Friday night at the New Orleans International Airport, police say.
The Guardian: Millions of people across the world will witness a solar eclipse today - a rare phenomenon in which the sun is completely obscured by the moon.
NBC News: Amazon has moved a step closer to its goal of one day delivering packages by drone. The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an “experimental airworthiness certificate” to Amazon, allowing the company to test its unmanned aircraft.
Islamic State has released an online recording saying it is behind the Tunisia museum attack in which 22 were killed, plus 2 gunmen, and 48 wounded.
Several killed, more wounded after shooting in Sweden AFP: Several people were killed and more wounded after a gunman opened fire in a pub in Goteborg, Sweden, police said.
Reuters: A government official reports at least eight people were killed in an attack at the Tunisia parliament and others are being held hostage at a nearby museum.
Officials reviewing cases for potential bias after racist, homophobic texts by San Francisco police found Los Angeles Times: Prosecutors and defense attorneys are reviewing an estimated 1,000 criminal convictions for potential bias after officials uncovered a slew of racist and homophobic text messaged exchanged between San Francisco police in a fellow officer’s corruption case.