Royal wedding viewing party gets massive turnout in Minneapolis A big crowd gathered this morning at Brit's Pub in downtown Minneapolis to watch the royal wedding. The pub was packed floor to ceiling with people in colorful attire and elaborate hats celebrating together. Many had been waiting for the doors to open at 4:00 a.m.6:50 a.m.
Members Of Syria's Baath Party Resign In Protest
There are some signs of cracks in the regime of Syria's President Bashar al Assad. More than 200 members of the ruling Baath Party have resigned to protest the government's violent crackdown on demonstrators. Hundreds of protesters have been killed in recent weeks.
In Egypt, Libyan Refugees Find Tough Conditions
Egypt has come under harsh criticism for the way it's dealing with migrant workers who fled the fighting in eastern and western Libya. There are 600 asylum seekers and thousands more third-country nationals who are living at the border.
Panthers Pick Newton As No. 1 NFL Draft Choice
The Carolina Panthers got to choose first in Thursday night's NFL draft. They selected Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, who led the Tigers to the national championship. That's despite an NCAA investigation that his father was involved in a pay-for-play scheme during his recruitment.
Storms Cripple Businesses In The South
A number of car factories and aerospace plants have shut down temporarily, and some coal mines have suspended production. At a Mercedes Benz plant in Alabama, the damage wasn't bad, but managers closed the plant so workers could take care of their families.
News Corp. Likely To Take A Loss On Myspace Sale
Bids to buy Myspace from News Corp. are due Friday. The parent company will likely be selling the site for hundreds of millions of dollars less than it originally paid. MySpace, the one-time social network powerhouse, was eclipsed in recent years by Facebook.