Capt. Mark Kelly speaks next to his wife, former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after Giffords received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award at the JFK Library in Boston, Sunday, May 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Sunday, May 05, 2013 10:59 pm
10 Things to Know for Monday
By The Associated Press
1. HOW SYRIA AND IRAN WILL RESPOND TO ISRAEL'S AIRSTRIKES
The countries hint at possible retribution, though the rhetoric in official statements appears relatively muted.
2. WHY YOU'RE PROBABLY A TAX CHEAT
In most states, if you buy anything on the Internet without paying sales tax, you're still required to pay it.
3. BANGLADESH FIRE TOLL TOPS 600
The disaster is likely the worst garment-factory accident ever. There have been few industrial accidents of any kind that killed more.
4. BRIDE-TO-BE PERISHES IN LIMO FIRE
She and four other women didn't escape the vehicle that caught fire on a San Francisco-area bridge as they headed to her bachelorette party.
5. ONE SIDE-EFFECT OF THE POSITIVE JOBS REPORT
The economic good news is drawing attention to the importance of private-sector innovation rather than government policy in fostering growth.
6. IT'S THE ECONOMY, OBAMA
The president launches a series of quick jaunts around country to remind Americans he still has job creation and their financial well-being on his mind.
7. `NO ONE WANTS TO ASSOCIATE THEIR NAMES WITH SUCH EVIL EVENTS'
An uncle claims the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, but cannot find a cemetery willing to allow burial.
8. SIN CITY TRANSFORMS INTO CLUB CITY
In Vegas, lavish nightclubs have become the backbone of a billion-dollar industry that is soaring as gambling revenue slips.
9. GABBY GIFFORDS RECEIVES PROFILE IN COURAGE AWARD
"I believe we all have courage inside," the former Arizona congresswoman said, adding, "I just wish there was more courage in Congress," alluding to failed gun control legislation.
10. LEBRON WINS MVP FOR 4TH TIME
Miami Heat star receives the Maurice Podoloff Trophy after collecting 120 of the 121 first-place votes.