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By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG WASHINGTON - On the mornings he is in town, Dick Cheney wakes up at 6, climbs into his black sport utility vehicle and drives himself to a Starbucks near his McLean, Va.
Maybe torture was helpful, says Gibbs, but other methods may have ... New York Daily News
Obama administration to release Bush-era detainee photos Los Angeles Times
San Jose Mercury News - 38 minutes ago
By Janet Hook WASHINGTON - Building on populist anger against US financial institutions, President Barack Obama on Thursday called for new federal rules to crack down on credit card companies that jack up interest rates and otherwise take advantage of ...
Obama discusses credit cards and puts staff to sleep Christian Science Monitor
Bloomberg - 41 minutes ago
By Ed Johnson April 24 (Bloomberg) -- US Defense Secretary Robert Gates called on Pakistan to tackle Taliban militants advancing in the country's northwest, the latest senior Obama administration official to pressure the government to take action.
Islamic insurgents advance closer to Pakistani capital MiamiHerald.com
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
Partial election returns show the dominant party in South Africa running slightly behind its last showing. The question is whether it will continue being able to alter the constitution at will.
Zimbabweans Hope For Firmer Pretoria Policy Under Presumptive ... Voice of America
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
By Suttinee Yuvejwattana April 24 (Bloomberg) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva lifted a state of emergency imposed in Bangkok this month to help in reconciliation efforts with anti-government protesters.
Thailand emergency to be lifted BBC News
Thai leader to lift state of emergency Financial Times
Bloomberg - 35 minutes ago
By Paul Tighe and Jay Shankar April 24 (Bloomberg) -- India sent envoys to press Sri Lanka to end the army's offensive against Tamil Tiger rebels in the north as the United Nations appealed for aid to help an estimated 100000 people caught in the ...
UN relief team heads to Sri Lanka BBC News
UN sending expert team to Sri Lanka The Associated Press
FOXNews - 55 minutes ago
Boston authorities are hoping that an ad they placed on Craigslist will lead them to information on other potential victims of the "Craigslist Killer," who chose his targets using the popular classifieds Web site.
Sources: Cops make Craigslist slay case gun link Boston Herald
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By Kate Phillips The Senate confirmation of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, - who would be the final member to join the Obama Cabinet, as secretary of Health and Human Services - hit more snags on Thursday because of Republican opposition.
House Dem Budget Negotiator Breaks With Colleagues Over Resolution Wall Street Journal
Supporters criticize Sebelius delay Boston Globe
USA Today - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - President Obama's opening months in the Oval Office have fortified his standing with the American public, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds, giving him political capital for battles ahead.
Obama still popular, polls show Fort Worth Star Telegram
Reuters - 32 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp reported a lower quarterly profit that met Wall Street forecasts, as cost cuts helped to partly offset a sharper-than-expected decline in revenue.
Microsoft's Tough Third Quarter. BusinessWeek
Microsoft CFO: Conditions Could Be Tough Through Calendar '09 Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - 3 hours ago
By Mike Ramsey April 23 (Bloomberg) -- Fiat SpA Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne said Chrysler LLC still can accomplish restructuring actions before an April 30 deadline and form an alliance with his company.
Time running out on Chrysler CNNMoney.com
The Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California air regulators on Thursday adopted a first-in-the-nation mandate requiring low-carbon fuels, part of the state's wider effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Comment by Doug BervenDirector of Corporate Affairs, POET
California adopts landmark low-carbon fuel rule guardian.co.uk
BetaNews - 32 minutes ago
Thanks to apps such as iBeer and iFart, Apple has passed a billion app store downloads. By Tim Conneally | Published April 23, 2009, 7:07 PM It's not every day that Apple throws numbers around.
Apple's Gatekeeper Role Draws Scrutiny Wall Street Journal
Apple Apology For Baby Shaker Criticized InformationWeek
The Associated Press - 2 hours ago
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) - Yahoo Inc. said Thursday it plans to close GeoCities, a Web site publishing and hosting service it bought in May 1999 at the height of the dot-com boom for around $3 billion in stock.
Yahoo Pulls the Plug On geocities Slashdot
Yahoo to Shutter GeoCities Internet-Hosting Service San Jose Mercury News
Washington Post - 5 hours ago
Dominette, the 8-year-old Hereford whose genome was sequenced, with her calf at a farm in Montana. (Courtesy Of Michael Macneil -- Usda-ars) Comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed ...
Cow genome 'to transform farming' BBC News
In the Genes of a Hereford, the Essence of Cow New York Times
Reuters - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jay Leno checked into a Los Angeles hospital on Thursday with an undisclosed illness, forcing the comedian to cancel a taping of "The Tonight Show" for the first time in his 17-year tenure.
Jay Leno is ill; tonight's show, possibly Friday's too, canceled ... Los Angeles Times
Jay Leno Is Hospitalized People Magazine
San Francisco Chronicle - 34 minutes ago
Drama. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx and Catherine Keener. Directed by Joe Wright. (PG-13. 110 minutes. At Bay Area theaters.
Virtuoso actors give their all to a tin-eared script The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Entertainment Weekly - 2 hours ago
ANOOP DESAI ''I think that everyone who is left right now is equally as capable of getting into the finals. We see each other's potential.
Anoop Desai & Lil Rounds Talk About Life After Idol People Magazine
MLB.com - 38 minutes ago
By Spencer Fordin / MLB.com One day after stoic Orioles manager Dave Trembley went out of character to make an impassioned plea for patience on behalf of Adam Eaton, the veteran validated his manager's faith in a 6-2 win over the White Sox.
Recap: Baltimore vs. Chicago WSox MiamiHerald.com
Eaton pitching gem lifts Orioles past Chisox 6-2 The Associated Press
ESPN - 26 minutes ago
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Brodeur has 44 saves in record-tying 23rd shutout The Associated Press
Brodeur's fire could stir Devils New York Daily News
The Associated Press - 24 minutes ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Detroit Red Wings are moving on, although maybe with a little less swagger. Johan Franzen scored on a power play with 46.6 seconds left, giving the defending Stanley Cup champions a 6-5 victory and a series sweep over the ...
Franzen scores winner as Wings sweep Jackets The Detroit News
Blog: Wings complete sweep Detroit Free Press
Reuters - 4 hours ago
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - Seven people have been diagnosed with a strange and unusual new kind of swine flu in California and Texas, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Thursday.
Swine flu cases up to 7; officials expand probe The Associated Press
Reuters - 14 hours ago
By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Seventeen-year-olds will soon have access to emergency contraception without a prescription, US health regulators said on Wednesday, complying with a court order to ease restrictions on over-the-counter sales of ...
Editorial: Good science, smart policy decision on Plan B San Jose Mercury News
Medscape - 2 hours ago
Stem cell research has caused much public controversy, sparking debate on ethics, cost, and legislation. Advocates of stem cell research believe that the use of adult stem cells holds promise of widespread applications, especially in the area of ...
Safer Way to Create Stem Cells Is Devised Wall Street Journal
Editorial: California stem cell policy keeps paying dividends San Jose Mercury News
Reuters - 1 hour ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday that the two US journalists arrested last month on its border with China would be put on trial to face criminal charges.
US women 'face North Korea trial' BBC News
guardian.co.uk - 3 hours ago
At least 83 people were killed across Iraq yesterday in four bombings that swiftly followed the apparent arrest of the country's most wanted man, Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, al-Qaida's leader in Iraq.
Soldiers pulled from Iraq duty, sent straight to Afghanistan CNN International
New bombings in Iraq steal thunder from top insurgent's arrest Christian Science Monitor
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
By Glenn Kessler Progress on establishing a Palestinian state must go "hand-in-hand" with efforts to stem Iranian influence in the Middle East, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said yesterday, implicitly rejecting the emerging position of the ...