It's not the final word, but scientists at the Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics report today that "new tests conducted at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory of INFN by the OPERA Collaboration, with a specially set up neutrino beam from CERN, confirm so far the previous results on the measurement of the neutrino velocity."
Ohio's governor is preparing to offer a new version of a plan he vetoed that would have allowed factories in the state to draw more water from Lake Erie.
The sponsor of the original bill says Gov. John Kasich's proposal cuts in half the amount of water businesses would be allowed to take from the lake without a permit.
Republican state Rep. Lynn Wachtmann of Napoleon tells The Columbus Dispatch Ohio's governor is preparing to offer a new version of a plan he vetoed that would have allowed factories in the state to draw more water from Lake Erie.
An Associated Press reporter was on hand last night in Tennessee when two representatives from the Occupy Memphis movement sat down with about 75 members of the Mid-South Tea Party and had what's described as a "sometimes strained and confrontational, but mostly civil discussion."
A prosecutor says an Ohio mother and three nurses have been charged in the death of her 14-year-old daughter, who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died.
Montgomery County Prosecutor Mathias Heck Jr. says they ignored or failed to care for the Dayton girl who was totally dependent upon them.
The county coroner's office ruled that Makayla Norman died March 1 from nutritional and medical neglect complicated by her chronic condition. She died minutes after paramedics rushed her to a hospital.
In these hard times, Britain's Royal Academy of Chemistry has come up with the cheapest meal of all: a toast sandwich. They found the recipe in the Victorian bestseller: Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management. It's a piece of toast between two buttered slices of bread and costs 12 cents to make.
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. The Columbia University Marching Band is known for its sense of humor, but their joke fell flat at a recent football game against Cornell. In a parody of the school fight song, the band sang: We always lose, lose, lose by a lot; sometimes, by a little - which is accurate. Their loss to Cornell was their ninth straight this year.
The athletic department wasn't amused. They banned the marching band from the final game of the season. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.
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When he announced early today that Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will visit Myanmar next month, President Obama cited "flickers of progress" on respect for human rights in the country also known as Burma as grounds for the first visit by an American secretary of state in 50 years.
Among those signs: the release of some political prisoners new President Thein Sein's government and relaxing of some restrictions on the media.