Should a Chimp Be Able to Sue Its Owner? :: Steven Wise is arguing for the legal "personhood" of chimps and other animals. And no one is laughing him out of the courtroom.
5 Things About George Clooney's New Girlfriend :: George Clooney, 52, may have a new woman in his life.
TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
FRANCE: Femen disrupts far-right European Parliament election kick off :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20140422-femen-disrupts-far-right-european-parliament-election-kick
FRANCE: DSK's ex-wife Anne Sinclair says she didn't know about husband's affairs :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20140422-dsk-s-ex-wife-anne-sinclair-says-she-didn-t-know-about-husband-s-affairs
Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
Dead People Get Life-Like Poses at Their Funerals :: The Marin Funeral Home in Puerto Rico has created thematic wakes for several funerals, including a slain boxer and a deceased man who loved his motorcycle.
The Getaway: Snapping Good Photos With Your Phone :: A contract photographer for The Times offers his tips, from angles to apps, for getting the most out of your phone's camera.
Why the Housing Market Is Still Stalling the Economy :: Millions are living with parents or friends and just not setting up households.
Nuggets of Corporate Governance Wisdom From Charlie Munger - Wall Street Journal (blog) :: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2014/04/17/nuggets-of-corporate-governance-wisdom-from-charlie-munger/
EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
Francis presides over historic day of 4 popes - Chron.com :: http://www.chron.com/news/world/article/Francis-presides-over-historic-day-of-4-popes-5432847.php
French president gathers ministers to discuss Alstom's case - Reuters :: http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/27/us-alstom-offer-president-idINBREA3Q0IU20140427
Two French police officers charged with raping Canadian tourist in their Paris HQ - Daily Mail :: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2614403/Two-French-police-officers-charged-raping-Canadian-tourist-Paris-HQ.html
Prospect for an Israel-Palestine settlement - The Express Tribune :: http://tribune.com.pk/story/700999/prospect-for-an-israel-palestine-settlement/
Ukraine rebels free Swedish hostage; Obama seeks unity against Russia :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_LgTsxa5Mq0/story01.htm
UFC's Jon Jones talks about doing Ray Lewis' dance [Video] - Baltimore Sun :: http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/bal-ufcs-jon-jones-talks-about-doing-ray-lewis-dance-video-20140427,0,1722947.story
Ukip candidate William Henwood in racism row over claim that Lenny Henry ... - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/ukip-candidate-william-henwood-in-racism-row-over-lenny-henry-tweet-9293040.html
Britain is a 'post-Christian' country says former Archbishop - BBC News :: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-27177265
"This is so f***ing boring": Lily Allen says she wasn't mocking Beyonce with ... - Mirror.co.uk :: http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/lily-allen-denies-mocking-beyonce-3467490
What's In A Name? After 7 Months Microsoft Is Still Deciding How to Brand Its ... - Forbes :: http://www.forbes.com/sites/joanlappin/2014/04/27/whats-in-a-name-after-7-months-microsoft-is-still-deciding-how-to-brand-its-mobile-devices/
Teenager's cancer appeal set to raise £3m - The Guardian :: http://www.theguardian.com/money/2014/apr/27/teenager-stephen-sutton-cancer-fundraising-appeal-3m
New mortgage rules: don't let financial paternalism make a return - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/borrowing/mortgages/10789255/New-mortgage-rules-dont-let-financial-paternalism-make-a-return.html
Driver v cyclist conflict reaches shameful low - Stuff.co.nz :: http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/opinion/columnists/jane-bowron/9983327/Driver-v-cyclist-conflict-reaches-shameful-low