10 Things to know for Thursday, May 2

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. FRIENDS OF BOSTON SUSPECT ARRESTED
  The three are accused of discarding a backpack containing hollowed-out fireworks — allegedly an attempt to keep the younger Tsarnaev out of trouble. BOSTON MARATHON-EXPLOSIONS

2. US GOVERNMENT: JUDGE WAS ‘ONE-STEP’ OVER THE LINE
The Justice Department says it plans to appeal the ruling that struck down age limits for Plan-B, saying he exceeded his authority. MORNING-AFTER PILL

3. DETAINED AMERICAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN NORTH KOREA
Kenneth Bae was ordered to serve hard labor for crimes against the state in a case that complicates strained ties between Pyongyang and Washington. NKOREA-AMERICAN DETAINED

4. OBAMA VISIT TO MEXICO AIMS TO BREAK GROUND IN IMMIGRATION
The AP’s Jim Kuhnhenn reports the president needs a growing economy in Mexico and a president able to secure the border to sell his immigration overhaul in the U.S. OBAMA

5. MORE FUNERALS AND RISING DEATH TOLL IN BANGLADESH
Rescuers find more bodies in the debris of the collapsed garment factory, raising the death toll to 430, as a mass Muslim funeral is held for unidentified victims. BANGLADESH BUILDING COLLAPSE

6. WHAT KIDS HAVE MORE OF
  A study says 1 in 20 now have food allergies, a 50 percent increase from the late 1990s. CHILDREN’S ALLERGIES

7. HOW COLONISTS SURVIVED THE ‘STARVING TIME’
Recently discovered bones of a 14-year-old girl show clear signs that she was eaten — the first solid evidence of cannibalism in 17th-century Jamestown, Va. JAMESTOWN-CANNIBALISM

8. DISFIGURED WOMAN REVEALS NEW FACE
More than 30 surgeons worked to replace Carmen Blandin Tarleton’s skin, muscles and nerves after a 2007 lye attack by her former husband. LYE ATTACK-FACE TRANSPLANT

9. WHY MOUNTAIN DEW AD WAS PULLED
A 60-second that depicted a battered white woman on crutches being urged to identify a suspect out of a lineup of black men was criticized for portraying racial stereotypes. MOUNTAIN DEW-AD

10. KRIS KROSS RAPPER DIES OF SUSPECTED OVERDOSE
Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo who made “Jump” one of the decade’s most memorable songs, died in Atlanta at age 34. OBIT-CHRIS KELLY


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 



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