Top Weekend Links: Fatal plane crash at SFO kills 2

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This aerial photo shows the wreckage of the Asiana Flight 214 airplane after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Saturday...
This aerial photo shows the wreckage of the Asiana Flight 214 airplane after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Saturday...
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

From a plane crash in San Francisco to continuing chaos in Cairo, here are some of the top stories from the weekend:

  • A Boeing 777 crash landed on a runway in San Francisco on Saturday. More than 180 people were injured, and two deaths have been confirmed. Reports early on Monday showed that the pilot of the plane may have still been in training. (NBC News)


  • More aviation news: a plane crash in Alaska killed 10 on Sunday. (NBC News)
  • Egyptian soldiers opened fire on Morsi supporters on Monday. At least 43 civilians were killed. (New York Times)
  • Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of Secretary of State John Kerry, was hospitalized Sunday in stable, but critical condition. (New York Times)
  • Nearly 150 female inmates were revealed to have been sterilized in California prisons without approval between 2006 and 2010. (Sacramento Bee)
  • The ‘Who Will Take Edward Snowden?’ game continues… Venezuela offered Snowden asylum, but there has been no official word on whether or not he’ll accept. (USA Today)
    • Meanwhile, Iceland’s parliament considered whether to grant Snowden citizenship, which would have allowed him to go to Iceland safely. It didn’t work out. (Reuters)

  • A violent holiday weekend in Chicago saw the city’s homicide rate pass 200. (Huffington Post)
  • Pope Francis weighed in on immigration through social media. (@Pontifex Twitter)
    • Pope Francis also devoted his first trip outside Rome “to a strong appeal against the ‘globalization of indifference’ towards suffering migrants.” (National Catholic Reporter)

  • Our friends in Congress are returning to work… (Washington Post)

Top Weekend Links: Fatal plane crash at SFO kills 2

Updated