Here are the top news headlines that may interest you for Tuesday, May 14th, 2013. Read, be informed, discuss, and prosper.


5-13-13-Mother-s-Day-shooting_full_600Mother’s Day Shooting “A suspect has been identified in a New Orleans parade shooting that left 19 people injured. Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said that authorities are looking for 19-year-old Akein Scott.”

Young Americans Lead Trend to Less Driving “For six decades, Americans have tended to drive more every year. But in the middle of the last decade, the number of miles driven — both over all and per capita — began to drop, notes a report to be published on Tuesday by U.S. Pirg, a nonprofit advocacy organization. People tend to drive less during recessions, since fewer people are working (and commuting), and most are looking for ways to save money…”

Message About Breast Cancer “My doctors estimated that I had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer, although the risk is different in the case of each woman,” Jolie wrote. “Once I knew that this was my reality, I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could. I made a decision to have a preventive double mastectomy.”

OJ Simpson Wants a New Trial “A fuller-faced O.J. Simpson walked slowly into a courtroom here Monday wearing wrist shackles and a blue jail jumpsuit as he seeks a new trial in his sports memorabilia robbery and kidnaping conviction that sent him to prison.”

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How to Make the U.S. a Better Place for Caregivers “An inventory of strategies that could improve the situation of America’s working parents, from the beginning of their children’s lives to their end of their own.”