U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona and his wife Cindy shared in a happy occasion Saturday night – the wedding of their son Jack McCain to Renee Swift, the senator's rep confirms.
The younger McCain, 27, serves as a lieutenant in the Navy, stationed in Guam where he is a helicopter pilot. Swift, 29, a Bay area native, is a captain in the USAF reserve. The couple met in Guam. - More
Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis, whose story won the hearts of Americans across the country for being too young to receive an adult lung transplant, went through surgery on Wednesday, and it was a success.
On Wednesday night, her mother, Janet Murnaghan, wrote about the surgery on Facebook. "We are thrilled to share that Sarah is out of surgery. - More
For the first time, more white Americans are dying than are being born, according to new census data that suggests non-Hispanic whites will become a minority in the United States by 2043.
“These new census estimates are an early signal alerting us to the impending decline in the white population that will characterize most of the 21st century,” William Frey, a demographer with the Brookings Institution, told The New York Times. - More
Mr Morsi said he was not "calling for war", but that he would not allow Egypt's water supply to be endangered. Egypt was apparently caught by surprise when Ethiopia started diverting the Blue Nile last month, amid works to construct a hydroelectric dam.
The river is a tributary of the Nile, on which Egypt is heavily dependent.
The Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is a $4.7bn (£3.1bn) project that Ethiopia says will eventually provide 6,000 megawatts of power. - More