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Posted: 4:27 AM EDT May 16, 2011
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President Obama will be in Memphis today to meet with flood victims. Further south, at least nine gates along a floodway have been opened north of Baton Rouge to help lower water levels on the Mississippi. That's causing massive flooding in low-lying areas of south-central Louisiana.


The International Criminal Court plans to seek arrest warrants today against Libyan leader Moamar Gadhafi for alleged crimes against humanity.


Clashes between pro-Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces erupted along Israel's borders and occupied territories Sunday leaving at least 12 people dead on a Palestinian mourning day marking the birth of the Jewish state in 1948.

The conflicts broke out on "Nakba Day." Nakba -- Arabic for "catastrophe" -- marks the period when more than 700,000 Arabs were displaced from their homes during fighting that followed the creation of Israel

US-Higher Education-Report

What's a college education worth? A new study by the Pew Research Center shows a degree will give the average worker about an extra 550-thousand dollars extra over a lifetime of earning, or just under 20-thousand a year.


Kenya's first Olympic marathon champion is dead at the age of 24. Police say the marathon gold medalist jumped from his balcony.