January 1st, 2014
01:55 PM ET

Ariel Sharon's condition worsens, hospital says

The medical condition of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma since 2006, has worsened, Sheba Medical Center spokeswoman Amir Maron said Wednesday.

"In the last few days there has been worsening in the medical condition of Ariel Sharon," Maron said.

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13 injured in blast, fire in Minneapolis
January 1st, 2014
01:49 PM ET

13 injured in blast, fire in Minneapolis

An explosion and fire at an apartment building in Minneapolis left 13 people hospitalized Wednesday. Six are in critical condition, Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel told CNN.

There may still be people inside the building. Fruetel said not everyone has been accounted for.

 

 

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Gay youth may join the Boy Scouts
January 1st, 2014
05:38 AM ET

Gay youth may join the Boy Scouts

Starting Wednesday, openly gay youths will be allowed to join scouting.
Boy Scouts of America made the decision in May to accept them into their ranks. The resolution took effect when the new year rang in.
More than 60% of the group's 1,400-member national council voted back then at an annual meeting in Grapevine, Texas, for the change.

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Filed under: Boy Scouts • Gay and lesbian • Texas • U.S. • Uncategorized • World Update