Scenes from the field ::
US House backs new Benghazi inquiry :: The US House of Representatives votes to create a panel to investigate the White House response to the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
What is 'feminist' pornography? :: What happens when feminists make sex films?
VIDEO: What can a $200 smart vest do? :: Richard Taylor finds out from Stephane Marceau, founder of Canadian startup OMSignal, what their $200 smart vest can do.
The missing budget Braille e-reader :: Why can't you buy a braille e-reader?
The 18th Century four-minute mile :: The mystery over the 18th Century four-minute mile claim
Quiz of the week's news :: Which electronic device did a man attempt to marry?
The drive for 'natural motherhood' :: Is there undue pressure to give birth 'naturally?
The cyclist who helped save Italy's Jews :: The Italian sporting legend who hushed up his wartime heroism
Gates: Group imperils Nigeria's future :: I think of myself as an "impatient optimist." There are times, however, when it's harder to muster the optimism, and the impatience takes over. That's how I felt when I read about the hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the extremist group Boko Haram to be married off or sold into slavery.
Family rows linked to early death :: Having frequent arguments with partners, friends or relatives can increase the risk of death in middle-age, say Danish researchers.
Check out this rare megamouth shark :: A museum in Japan is putting a rare megamouth shark on display.
Venezuelan policeman dies in clashes :: A policeman has been shot dead in the Venezuelan capital Caracas after security forces broke up protest camps, officials say.
In pictures: India election graffiti :: Graffiti from the eastern Indian city of Calcutta
Elderly Missouri woman found guilty of killing husband 40 years ago :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3a3j8vKg82I/story01.htm
Earthquake shakes Mexico :: A 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico's Guerrero state Thursday, less than a month after an even stronger temblor hit the area, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Man decapitated in his Georgia home :: An old man is found decapitated in gated $1M home. Police fear his missing wife was abducted.
Apple to unveil iPhone 6 in August, earlier than expected -report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aUZkir7eRQ0/story01.htm
Recording: Clippers owner not racist :: If the latest audio recording attributed to Donald Sterling is the real deal, the L.A. Clippers owner is denying he's a racist -- and doesn't appear ready to submit to demands to sell the team.
The town thronged with old people :: Which UK town do old people flock to?
Afghanistan's "forgotten" poor wince as billions in aid go to badlands :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/KSRGrpx5Rs8/story01.htm
Extreme fundraising: Is it worth it? :: Should people risk life and limb for charity?
Free school finances questioned :: Financial management of some free schools is inadequate, a report by a cross-party group Public Accounts Committee argues.
Apple to unveil iPhone 6 in August, earlier than expected - report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Hvvpmbzs-A0/story01.htm
'Taxman's raid' - the front pages :: The papers report concerns over plans to allow tax officials to access people's bank accounts to claim unpaid bills and to revive the England football team.
Girls likely taken across border :: Nigeria's president vows that audacious kidnapping will be Boko Haram's undoing, but admits that girls have likely been scattered and moved out of the country.
South China Sea tensions rise :: Tensions escalated in the South China Sea region this week after China, Vietnam and the Philippines were involved in a series of potentially explosive confrontations over disputed territory.
HK's biggest ever corruption trial :: Two billionaire brothers who control Asia's biggest property development company have gone on trial in Hong Kong's biggest ever corruption case.
Tiananmen at 25: Five activists held :: Five people have been detained in Beijing after they attended a low-key event marking the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
Journalist arrested over secrets :: Prominent Chinese journalist and press freedom advocate Gao Yu has been detained for allegedly leaking state secrets, China's state-run news agency Xinhua reported Thursday.