Morning roundup

Top Stories: Ferry Sinking; Anger In Egypt; Jobless Claims Fall

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Ferry Sinks Off Papua New Guinea: 200+ Rescued, But 100+ Missing.

Anger, Blame And Protests In Egypt After Deadly Soccer Riot.

Same-Sex Marriage Bill Easily Clears Key Hurdle In Washington State.

Jobless Claims Fell By 12,000 Last Week.

Punxsutawney Phil Sees Six More Weeks Of Winter.

Other stories making headlines:

— "Report Blames ATF Agents For Botched Gun-Trafficking Operation." (A Two-Way post from last evening by NPR's Carrie Johnson.)

— "From Founders To A Decorator, Facebook Will Enrich Many." (The New York Times)

— "Pakistan Court Will Charge Prime Minister Gilani With Contempt." (BBC News)

— "Romney Tries To Explain Remark About 'Very Poor.' " (CBS News)

— "AP Source: Trump Intends To Endorse Gingrich." (The Associated Press)

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: