1. Math genius killed in car crash
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 11:09:24

Math genius killed in car crash

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2. Elephant grabs camera, takes amazing ‘elphie’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 02:59:36

Elephant grabs camera, takes amazing 'elphie'

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3. Man who forced French supermarkets to donate food wants to take law global
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-25 at 06:42:21

Arash Derambarsh, a local councillor who kickstarted fight against food waste in his Paris suburb, wants to convince more countries to follow France’s exampleA councillor whose campaign against food waste led to a law forcing French supermarkets to dona...

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4. Stolen baby, mom reunite 41 years on
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 16:32:37

Stolen baby, mom reunite 41 years on

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5. Jon Stewart, Iraq War Critic, Runs a Program That Helps Veterans Enter TV
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-25 at 08:33:59

A five-week boot-camp-style introduction to the television industry, exclusively for military veterans, began with the host of “The Daily Show.”

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7. Spain’s indignados could rule Barcelona and Madrid after local election success
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-25 at 01:34:20

Anti-poverty activist Ada Colau elected as mayor of Barcelona, while battle for control of capital pits countess against former communist  Continue reading...

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8. Texas governor says deadly flooding is worst ever seen
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-25 at 16:16:15

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday described the flash flooding that had killed at least three people in his state as "a relentless wall of water that mowed down huge trees like they were grass." Abbott declared st...

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9. Ben Stiller’s comedian mother dies
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 09:32:58

Comedy great Anne Meara, the quick-witted half of the comedy team "Stiller & Meara," died at 85 on Saturday, her family said.

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10. IS threat to rare bird near Palmyra
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-25 at 09:18:56

Islamic State's capture of Palmyra in Syria threatens the last surviving colony of the northern bald ibis in the Middle East, experts says.

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11. Itineraries: Uber Closes In on Its Last Frontier: Airports
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-25 at 07:03:12

American airport officials know the ride-hailing phenomenon will not recede, and they are rewriting regulations to welcome all manner of cars.

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12. Massive India heatwave ‘kills 500’
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-25 at 08:08:00

At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.

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14. Faded glamor: Beirut’s jet-set playgrounds
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 03:41:38

Faded glamor: Beirut's jet-set playgrounds

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15. Obama to mark Memorial Day but questions linger over Afghanistan troops
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-25 at 05:00:03

President to attend Monday ceremony at Arlington National CemeteryOn ‘first Memorial Day since our war ended’ 9,800 troops still deployed Continue reading...

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16. 10 foods you’ve been eating incorrectly
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 12:55:02

10 foods you've been eating incorrectly

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17. Iraqi troops lost ‘will to fight’ ISIS: Ashton Carter
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 06:49:10

Iraqi troops lost 'will to fight' ISIS: Ashton Carter

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18. With Money Drying Up, Greece Is All but Bankrupt
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-25 at 14:42:28

The government’s call to conserve funds has been far-reaching, with cities sending any surplus cash to Athens, while hospitals and schools face strict orders not to hire people.

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20. 262 killed as ISIS fighters capture Palmyra
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 05:55:32

ISIS militiamen have executed scores of people -- fighters and residents -- since capturing the Syrian city of Palmyra. A watchdog group says at least 13 of the victims were children.

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