Hurricane Barbara moves over Mexico
May 29th, 2013
05:07 PM ET

Hurricane Barbara moves over Mexico

Hurricane Barbara crashed ashore Wednesday afternoon along Mexico's southern Pacific coast.

Barely a hurricane, Barbara made landfall in the state of Chiapas, about 20 miles west of Tonala, the U.S.-based National Hurricane Center said.

Barbara had sustained winds of 75 mph, and was moving north-northeast at 9 mph. It was located about 80 miles east of Salina Cruz, in the state of Oaxaca, according to the hurricane center's last advisory.

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Disneyland worker arrested after explosion
The explosion spurred the temporary evacuation of the California theme park's Mickey's Toontown section.
May 29th, 2013
04:47 PM ET

Disneyland worker arrested after explosion

A 22-year-old who works at Disneyland was arrested hours after a small explosion in Mickey's Toontown section.

The Tuesday evening blast did not hurt anyone, but it did rattle nerves and prompt the evacuation of that part of the California theme park for a few hours.

Anaheim police on Wednesday identified the suspect in the explosion as Christian Barnes, a Long Beach resident and an outdoor vendor at Disneyland. Booked on suspicion of possessing a destructive device, Barnes is being held on $1 million bail.

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Newly discovered virus spreads
The virus is "a threat to the entire world," the World Health Organization's general director said.
May 29th, 2013
04:10 PM ET

Newly discovered virus spreads

A new SARS-like virus recently found in humans continues to spread - with the worldwide total now at 49, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

Of the 49 known infections with the MERS-CoV virus, 27 have resulted in death, the organization said.

The latest deaths were reported in Saudi Arabia.

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