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General Mills reverses course on right to sue after backlash
General Mills has scrapped a controversial change to its fine print.

Stocks: It's report card time on Wall Street
We're heading into the heart of the earnings season this week. It's a reality check on the health of the economy and where the markets stand ... and maybe where they'll go.

Get out from under a too-heavy workload
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Lara Spencer promoted to 'GMA' co-host
Lara Spencer, a supporting member of the "Good Morning America" cast for the past three years, has been promoted to co-host, ABC said Friday.

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Prayer, anguish in Nepal as sherpas weigh options
April 20 - To climb or not --- sherpas ponder whether to move forward with the climbing season as they offer prayers for the 13 people killed on Everest. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

Syria's Assad pays Easter visit to recaptured Christian town
April 20 - Photographs on Syrian President Bashar al Assad's social media pages show him on a visit to the ancient Christian town of Maaloula on Easter Sunday. Mana Rabiee reports.

Guantanamo hearing halted after defense claim FBI spying
April 20 - A military hearing for five men accused of conspiring in the 9/11 attacks concludes early amid concerns that defense attorneys were being probed by the FBI. Jillian Kitchener reports.

Deadly gunfight in Eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Easter truce
April 20 - At least two people were killed on Easter Sunday in a gunfight near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord designed to avert a wider conflict. Mana Rabiee reports.

Boston set for much anticipated marathon
April 20 - Boston prepares for a historic marathon, and looks to move beyond the shadow of last year's deadly bombings. Jillian Kitchener reports.

Heat pull away from Bobcats late to win Game 1
The Heat were held in check by the Bobcats early, but the champs eventually turned their game around for a 99-88 win.

Spurs rally to defeat Mavericks in Game 1
The top-seeded Spurs needed a 15-0 run in the fourth quarter to take care of the pesky Mavericks 90-85 in San Antonio.

Flyers defeat Rangers 4-2 to tie series 1-1
Winless at MSG since 2011, the Flyers pulled out a 4-2 victory over the Rangers to even the series 1-1.

Adrian Peterson opens up about the Vikings, his future
The face of the Vikings, Adrian Peterson discussed his team's future as well as his goals as a running back on SI Now.

NBA playoff predictions
With the 2014 NBA playoffs on the horizon,'s NBA experts offer up their postseason predictions, including which team will win the title and a series-by-series breakdown of who they like to win. Below you'll find out writers' finished NBA playoff brackets. Check out Page 2 for their written explanations.

This Day in History

Korean Air Flight 902 Shot Down by Soviet Fighters (1978)
Korean Air Flight 902 was a civilian flight attacked by Soviet fighter jets after it violated Soviet airspace and failed to communicate with interceptors. One rocket caused heavy damage to part of the left wing and punctured the fuselage, causing rapid decompression and killing two passengers. After rapidly descending, the plane was forced to make an emergency landing on a nearby frozen lake. What happened when another Korean Air flight accidentally penetrated Soviet airspace in 1983? Discuss

Actress Grace Kelly Marries Rainier III of Monaco (1956)
Kelly was an Oscar-winning American actress who appeared in many films, including Dial M for Murder and Rear Window. In 1956, she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco and became Her Serene Highness Princess Grace, an event that marked her retirement from acting. The couple had three children, one of whom, Albert II, is Monaco's reigning Sovereign Prince. Kelly died in a car accident in 1982. Why did Frank Sinatra reportedly choose to skip his former costar's wedding?

"British Bang" on German Archipelago (1947)
Heligoland is a pair of small German islands located in the North Sea, comprising the main island and the smaller island of D√ľne. The main island is commonly divided into three geographic sections, the last of which came into being in 1947, when the British Royal Navy detonated 6,700 tonnes of explosives on the island, actually changing its shape. The so-called British Bang was one of the largest non-nuclear single detonations in history. Why did the British bomb the island?