CNN –32 minutes ago
CNN - 32 minutes ago
By Mythili Rao NEW YORK (CNN) -- Workers and residents in several downtown Manhattan buildings evacuated themselves Monday morning after a low-flying Boeing 747 was spotted above the city's skyline.
In NY, Low-Flying Planes Panic Locals, Infuriate Lawmakers Washington Post
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 33 minutes ago
By MATT MITOVICH Fox stands alone as the only Big 4 network that will not rejigger its May sweeps programming to accommodate President Obama's Wednesday-night news conference - his fourth prime-time appearance since taking office, and this time pegged ...
Fox Says It Won't Show Obama Press Conference New York Times
Fox sticking with schedule instead of Obama The Associated Press
Bizjournals.com - 31 minutes ago
Minneapolis-area supporters of a high-speed rail line connecting the Twin Cities with Chicago -- and points in Wisconsin in between -- unveiled a new Web site and marketing campaign Monday to champion the idea.
High-speed rail on fast track, officials say Minneapolis Star Tribune
United Press International - 1 hour ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 27 (UPI) -- Sri Lanka says although major combat operations have ended, troops were still sweeping a corner of the country to end the Tamil Tiger insurgency.
Sri Lanka Pledges to Stop Shelling, Air Strikes of Tamil Rebels Voice of America
BBC News - 7 hours ago
Gordon Brown has called for a "stronger relationship" between the UK and Pakistan to fight the threat posed by extremism and terrorism.
Gordon Brown defends Pakistani terror deportations Times Online
The Associated Press - 49 minutes ago
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A Pakistani military offensive against insurgent hideouts prompted suspension of controversial peace talks with the Taliban Monday, and the country's president sought additional foreign aid to assure its nuclear arms remain in "safe ...
Effort Erodes Truce With Taliban Wall Street Journal
Washington Post - 51 minutes ago
By Craig Whitlock BERLIN, April 27 -- As the first cases of swine flu outside North America were confirmed Monday in Spain and Scotland, European health officials issued a series of contradictory public warnings and vacillated over whether it was safe ...
WHO raises swine flu alert level BBC News
CNN International - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- As President Obama approaches day 100 of his administration, some in Washington caution that the torture tug-of-war could be a costly distraction.
Torture unlimited Los Angeles Times
Mounting Calls for Punishment in Firestorm Over CIA "Torture" Memos U.S. News & World Report
New York Times - 48 minutes ago
By ANDREW C. REVKIN In a speech on Monday at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, President Obama presented a vision of a new era in research financing comparable to the Sputnik-period space race, in which intensified scientific inquiry, ...
Obama and science: The 3% solution USA Today
Obama: Boost US R&D beyond ‘space race' levels Christian Science Monitor
CNNMoney.com - 1 hour ago
Last-ditch restructuring plans may not be enough to make GM and Chrysler viable for the long haul -- even if it keeps them from bankruptcy in the short-term.
Wall Street Journal - 25 minutes ago
By Jeff Bennett and Christoph Rauwald Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES DETROIT (Dow Jones) -- Daimler AG (DAI) said it signed a binding agreement Monday to give up its 19.9% remaining stake in Chrysler LLC and pay as much as $600 million into the auto maker's ...
Daimler to shed Chrysler stake, forgive debt MarketWatch
Wall Street Journal - 1 hour ago
SunPower Corp. (SPWRA) announced plans to sell at least 9 million shares of common stock and $175 million of convertible debt as part of an effort to raise some $400 million.
SunPower To Sell 9M Shares, $175M Convertible Debs Barron's Blogs
SunPower Raising Cash (SPWRA, SPWRB) 24/7 Wall St.
InformationWeek - 2 hours ago
Web and mobile developers can create applications and Web sites that let Facebook users access their news streams without visiting Facebook.
An Open Facebook Could Be Even More Twitter-Like NetworkWorld.com
Wall Street Journal - 2 hours ago
By MARTIN PEERS There comes a point in every secular decline when the business falls off a cliff. Has the phone industry's long-shrinking landline business hit that point?
Verizon, Apple May Be Close To iPhone Deal InformationWeek
TechNewsWorld - 2 hours ago
By Richard Adhikari IBM has already developed a supercomputer capable of beating human chess champions. However, things get much trickier when a game involves answering trivia questions as they're spoken by a human being.
IBM building program to take on Jeopardy Neoseeker
msnbc.com - 47 minutes ago
Twentieth Century Fox has decided to postpone the premiere of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" set for Wednesday in Mexico City, as the city remains paralyzed by the virus that has killed over 100 people.
Hugh Jackman orders pastries for 'Wolverine' fans AZ Central.com
BuddyTV - 53 minutes ago
MTV.com - 4 hours ago
USA Today - 21 minutes ago
By Howard Fendrich, AP Sports Writer ARLINGTON, Va. - Unencumbered by talk of possible bites or potential suspensions, Alex Ovechkin strolled into the locker room at the Capitals' training facility Monday wearing an Italian soccer club's jersey and his ...
Rangers' Tortorella Returns, Will Not Discuss Suspension New York Times
ESPN - 18 minutes ago
Campbell was still the Redskins' starting quarterback Monday, having survived the second of two attempts by the team's brain trust to acquire someone else.
The Draft's Real News: No One Markets Like the NFL Washington Post
USA Today - 37 minutes ago
By Howard Ulman, AP Sports Writer WALTHAM, Mass. - The Boston Celtics are back home where they won three Game 5s on their way to the NBA championship last season.
Pivotal Game 5 on tap for Celtics, Bulls Norwich Bulletin
Celtics Journal: Rivers looks on the bright side Providence Journal
Reuters - 45 minutes ago
By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, April 27 (Reuters) - Texas state health authorities on Monday confirmed a third case of swine flu that is threatening to become a pandemic, and closed 14 schools in an attempt to contain it.
3rd swine flu case confirmed in Texas Houston Chronicle
Texas braces for impact of swine flu Bizjournals.com
New York Times - 41 minutes ago
By REUTERS Avodart, a drug from GlaxoSmithKline, reduces the risk of prostate cancer, results of a large clinical study showed on Monday.
Study: Drug lowers risk of getting prostate cancer The Associated Press
The Associated Press - 19 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The swine flu outbreak boosted shares of makers of of flu treatments, vaccines and tests Monday. Though Wall Street remains concerned that swine flu could put a damper on any global economic recovery, several companies could benefit.
Gilead, Roche ready with swine flu vaccine Bizjournals.com
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
A look at key events during the first 100 days of Barack Obama's presidency: Jan. 22: Obama orders the closure of Guantanamo Bay prison within a year and declares that the United States will not engage in torture.
Obama Brings Change During First 100 Days Voice of America
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By JOHN M. BRODER WASHINGTON - After eight years largely on the sidelines of the international policy debate on climate change, the United States is prepared to lead negotiations toward a new global warming treaty, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham ...
Obama embraces dramatic global warming change Kansas City Star
Bizjournals.com - 31 minutes ago