Your daily news briefing, with a look at the week ahead.

Look head

President Barack Obama heads to Europe this week, making stops in Ireland, England, France and Poland. On Thursday, he’ll take part in the G8 Summit. The president’s trip to Ireland comes not long after Queen Elizabeth made a trip to the economically depressed country.

Video to note

The Rapture might not have occurred as the Family Radio group prophesized, but end-of-the-world theories persist. One is that we could be attacked by space aliens. Watch this report from National Geographic on how the world would respond.

 

Gas price update

Gas prices have finally started to drop, though only 10 cents. Meanwhile, gas stations are complaining that they’re the victims of price gouging.

- Friday: $3.886
- 1 week ago: $3.982
- 1 month ago: $3.837
- 1 year ago: $2.840
- Record high: $4.114

GateHouse News Service