May 13, 2015 06:40 AM
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1. INVESTIGATION STARTS AFTER AMTRAK TRAIN DERAILS IN PHILADELPHIA,KILLING AT LEAST 5

More than 140 people are taken to hospitals, and six are criticallyinjured by the derailment whose scene Mayor Michael Nutter describes as"an absolute disastrous mess."

2. NEPAL OFFICIALS TELL PEOPLE TO EVACUATE DAMAGED BUILDINGS

Most people, though, flee into the open the day before, and spend thenight in tents or under plastic tarps.

3. WHAT FAILED SENATE TRADE VOTE SHOWS

The outcome lays bare the strained relations between Obama andDemocrats on Capitol Hill.

4. WHY IRAN WARNS SAUDI ARABIA, U.S.

A senior Iranian official tells the Saudi-led coalition targetingYemeni rebels that blocking an Iranian aid ship bound for Yemen will"spark a fire," as a five-day cease-fire appears to hold.

5. WISCONSIN'S CAPITAL FACES TEST AFTER SHOOTING DECISION

A prosecutor's announcement not to charge a white officer who killed anunarmed biracial man raises concerns that things could turn violent in Madison.

6. WHO IS REPORTEDLY EXECUTED IN NORTH KOREA

The North Korean defense chief is killed by anti-aircraft gunfire at ashooting range for sleeping during a meeting and talking back to Kim Jong Un,South Korea's spy agency tells lawmakers.

7. TSARNAEV'S LAWYERS TO MAKE FINAL CASE FOR LIFE, DEATH

The jury is expected to begin its deliberations late Wednesday after ithears closing arguments and instructions from the judge.

8. HOLY LAND CHRISTIANS CELEBRATE SAINTHOOD OF ARAB NUNS

Mariam Bawardy and Marie Alphonsine Ghattas, who lived in Ottoman-ruledPalestine in the 19th century, will be the first from the region to receivesainthood since the early days of Christianity.

9. PLAN OK'D TO DRILL INTO BP'S ILL-FATED MACONDO RESERVOIR

Drilling is set to resume near the site of the well blowout that killed11 workers and caused the nation's largest offshore oil spill five years agooff the coast of Louisiana.

10. BROWN IS THE NEW GREEN

Pressed by the four-year dry spell and water cuts, some of the finestcourses in California are taking such steps as tearing out the grass in placeswhere it won't affect the game.