Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Senate panel approves third controversial piece of overhaul package amid stiff opposition from Wall Street. As President Obama heads to New York City on Thursday to press for a major overhaul of financial rules, he faces stiff opposition by Wall Street ...
Grassley Bucks GOP, Backs Derivatives Curbs Wall Street Journal
National Geographic - 3 hours ago
A huge loop of material shooting up from the sun's surface in March was one of the first events witnessed by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
NASA unveils new images of the sun CNN International
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With Justice John Paul Steven, the last Protestant on the Supreme Court, just months away from retirement, the White House says President Obama is considering a more diverse pool of candidates , including whites, blacks and Hispanics - men and women ...
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Battle to clear backlog as Europe reopens for flights CNN International
The Associated Press - - 59 minutes ago
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Video: China Mourns Earthquake Victims The Associated Press
New York Times - 26 minutes ago
By REUTERS A Russian human rights group said Wednesday that it had cleared an initial hurdle in its legal fight to declassify documents about a 1940 massacre of Polish officers by Soviet troops that still causes tensions between Russia and Poland.
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By Miami Herald Federal law enforcement agencies have begun a criminal investigation of the use of credit cards issued by the Republican Party of Florida to elected officials and staff members, according to sources familiar with the inquiry.
The Associated Press - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Congressional investigators have questioned House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and aides to Speaker Nancy Pelosi as part of a probe into whether top Democrats covered up information that ex-Rep. Eric Massa sexually harassed male employees.
New York Times - - 50 minutes ago
The numbers are in, and they place New York City in the “most improved” category. At least when it comes to the 2010 census. At last count, New Yorkers had surpassed their mail participation rate in the 2000 census compared with the rate ...
Census response: 71% and counting USA Today
Washington Post - - 30 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- As investigators in Massachusetts considered charging Wall Street firms for their role in the financial collapse, they focused on Goldman Sachs because it had bundled and sold the shoddiest of ...
AP source: Goldman CEO to testify before Senate The Associated Press
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
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The Associated Press - - 2 hours ago
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PC World - - 1 hour ago
Nothing ruins an IT administrator's day faster than a software update from a security vendor wreaking havoc on the computer systems it is intended to protect.
McAfee apologizes for PC anti-virus snafu NetworkWorld.com
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Facebook expands presence on other Web sites San Francisco Chronicle
Facebook widens reach to tailor broader Web The Associated Press
ChannelWeb - - 2 hours ago
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Reuters - - 3 hours ago
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msnbc.com - - 2 hours ago
If we've learned one thing from “American Idol” this season, it's that what happens in the parking lot with Ryan Seacrest does not stay in the parking lot with Ryan Seacrest.
Crystal Bowersox: There Is No 'Beef' with Ryan Seacrest People Magazine
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FOXSports.com - 1 hour ago
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USA Today - 21 minutes ago
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ESPN - - 2 hours ago
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U.S. News & World Report - - 5 hours ago
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At a glance: Changes in sodium levels in food The Associated Press
Reuters - 8 hours ago
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New York Times - - Apr 17, 2010
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Buzz Log (blog) - - Apr 16, 2010
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CNN - - 10 hours ago
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New York Times - - Apr 18, 2010
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The Guardian - Apr 17, 2010
Hiding behind the complexities of our financial system, banks and other institutions are being accused of fraud and deception, with Goldman Sachs just the latest in the spotlight.