Tuesday, April 30, 2013 9:06 pm
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
By The Associated Press
1. OVER-THE-COUNTER MORNING-AFTER PILL APPROVED - IF YOU'RE AT LEAST 15
The FDA will require cashiers to check the buyer's age.
2. OBAMA WEIGHS OPTIONS IN SYRIA
He says supplying weapons and ammunition to Syrian rebels is on the table - but not unilateral action.
3. WHAT THE FEDS FOUND IN SUSPICIOUS LETTERS SUSPECT'S TRASH
An affidavit says authorities found a dust mask and other items that tested positive for ricin.
4. WHO WAS WATCHING THE ELDER BOSTON BOMBING SUSPECT
Russia put Tamerlan Tsarnaev under surveillance during his six-month visit to Dagestan.
5. OBAMA PROMISES RENEWED EFFORT TO CLOSE GUANTANAMO
Years after his original campaign promise, Obama's comments follow an extensive hunger strike at the detention facility.
6. ABORTION DOCTOR WAITS TO HEAR HIS FATE
A jury has begun deliberating first-degree murder charges against Dr. Kermit Gosnell, who is accused of killing a woman and four viable babies.
7. VICTIMS NAMED IN AFGHANISTAN CRASH
Six men from Michigan and one from Kentucky died when the plane carrying vehicles and other cargo went down shortly after takeoff.
8. `MADE IN USA' TAG HARD TO FIND ON TODAY'S CLOTHES
The clothing factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed hundreds spotlights the human cost of Westerners' cheap clothing.
9. SECRETS UNFOLD IN KING OF POP'S WRONGFUL DEATH TRIAL
An attorney for concert promoter AEG says Michael Jackson was like many Americans in the 2000s, "spending a lot more than he was making."
10. WHICH NASA COSTS ARE SKYROCKETING
Russia now provides the only way to get to and from the space station, and it charges more with each new contract -$5 million per seat more this time.