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L.A.'s May Day immigration rally is nation's largest

Los Angeles Times - Teresa Watanabe, Patrick McDonnell - ‎8 minutes ago‎
As many as 60000 immigrants and their supporters join a peaceful but boisterous march through downtown to City Hall, waving flags and holding signs blasting the harsh new immigration law in Arizona.
At a Glance: Arizona's law Dallas Morning News

Document: BP didn't plan for major oil spill

BusinessWeek - Cain Burdeau, Holbrook Mohr - ‎3 hours ago‎
As the worst US oil spill in decades began endangering the shoreline habitat along the Gulf Coast, documents emerged showing that British Petroleum downplayed the possibility of a catastrophic accident at the offshore ...

Times Square cleared as bomb found in parked SUV

San Jose Mercury News - Tom Hays, Cristian Salazar - ‎17 minutes ago‎
A police vehicle moves along 44th street near Times Square in New York Sunday, May 2, 2010, as an investigation was underway after an earlier incident involving a car that contained cans of gasoline, ...

Overseas visitors see China, world through Shanghai Expo adventure

Xinhua - Miao Xiaojuan, Mu Xuequan - ‎7 hours ago‎
SHANGHAI, May 1 (Xinhua) -- Barbara Boyce rushed into the China National Pavilion on the first opening day of the Shanghai Expo Park, together with thousands of feverish domestic visitors.

At least 45 dead in Somalia mosque attack

CNN International - Ben Brumfield, Mohamed Amiin Adow - ‎2 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN) -- Twin explosions at a mosque in Somalia's capital on Saturday killed at least 45 people and wounded many more, hospital officials and the African Union's peacekeeping force in the country said.

PM warns Thai reds face 'losses'

Aljazeera.net - ‎2 hours ago‎
Thailand's prime minister has warned of "clashes and losses" if anti-government protesters do not end their demonstrations that have paralysed large areas of the capital, Bangkok.

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Correspondents' Dinner lures even anti-Beltway Gov. Perry

Dallas Morning News - Tom Benning - ‎39 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Gov. Rick Perry's disdain for the nation's capital apparently wasn't enough to keep him away from Saturday night's ultimate inside-the-Beltway event: the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Today's debate could be Steve Poizner's last chance

San Jose Mercury News - ‎1 hour ago‎
After months of being bludgeoned by billionaire Meg Whitman in a one-way campaign, the former Silicon Valley entrepreneur is finally showing signs of life.

Michigan grads say they'll take Obama message forward

Detroit Free Press - Lori Higgins, Amber Hunt - ‎52 minutes ago‎
ANN ARBOR -- President Barack Obama challenged University of Michigan graduates to rise above the rancor that has infected politics, broaden their horizons, contribute to their country and help preserve American ...
Obama Defends Government Action Wall Street Journal

Greece to Unveil Cuts to Get Bailout Approval

New York Times - Dan Bilefsky, Landon Thomas - ‎29 minutes ago‎
ATHENS - Prime Minister George Papandreou of Greece was to unveil Sunday a raft of tough austerity measures, clearing the way for long-delayed 120 billion euro rescue package aimed at helping the country to avoid a ...

Buffett Backs Goldman

Wall Street Journal - Scott Patterson, Erik Holm - ‎2 hours ago‎
OMAHA, Neb.— Warren Buffett offered a vigorous defense of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Saturday, saying the embattled firm hadn't engaged in improper activity and shouldn't be blamed for the losses of its clients.

A 'catastrophic' rupture hits region's water system

Boston Globe - Michael Levenson, Beth Daley - ‎6 hours ago‎
Nearly 2 million residents of Greater Boston lost their supply of clean drinking water when a huge pipe abruptly burst yesterday, prompting authorities to declare a state of emergency and to impose a sweeping order ...

Week in Apple: Steve on Flash, devs react to WWDC, and more

Ars Technica - Jacqui Cheng - ‎12 hours ago‎
Dates and topics for WWDC have finally been announced, and the developer community is torn on how to feel about it. The iPad Camera Connection Kit can do more than expected, Apple confirmed its ...

Which Apple iPad 3G Plan Is Right For You?

PC Magazine - Sascha Segan - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Apple iPad 3G just went on sale, but in order to make the most of that built-in cellular modem, you need to purchase a data plan for the device.

Why does the record industry hate music lockers?

CNET - Matt Rosoff - ‎Apr 30, 2010‎
Once again, it looks as if the recording industry is standing square in the way of giving users what they want: access to their digital-music collections from any device in any location.

'Iron Man 2' roundup: Captain America's shield, Olivia Munn and Bill Gates

Los Angeles Times (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tony Stark breaks all the rules (even the one that says superheroes must keep a secret identity), and he always seems to come out on top -- that's why we love him.
Iron Man 2 The Guardian

Blu-ray Review: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984)

iFMagazine - Carl Cortez - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sure, some of the dialogue and performances feel a bit dated, but the scares, visuals and story are what make this 1984 film a true horror film classic and now it's in Hi-Def too!
'Elm Street' tops Friday bo Hollywood Reporter

Gabriel Aubry 'sad' about split from Halle Berry

msnbc.com - ‎15 hours ago‎
Actress Halle Berry and model Gabriel Aubry arrive at the 2009 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood, Calif. From Bond Girl to Catwoman to her historic Oscar for "Monster's Ball," the actress has done it all.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats Shane Mosely in unanimous decision

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mayweather improves to 41-0, using his speed and precise punching to take control as the fight goes on. By Lance Pugmire Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Fan's 'Super' bet a hit

Boston Herald - Ed Gray - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Other than Todd Pletcher and Calvin Borel, the trainer and jockey of Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver, Glen Fullerton of Houston was the biggest winner at Churchill Downs yesterday.

Late fade puts Celtics in hole

Boston Globe - Julian Benbow - ‎33 minutes ago‎
If they were to be the Celtics' primary weapon against the soon-to-be-crowned MVP LeBron James and the army assembled around him, then Rivers wanted his team to use them until they burned out.

Johnson & Johnson division recalls 43 OTC medicines for infants and children

Washington Post - Lyndsey Layton - ‎7 hours ago‎
A division of Johnson & Johnson is recalling 43 over-the-counter medicines made for infants and children -- including liquid versions of Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl -- after federal regulators identified what they called ...
Health Highlights: May 1, 2010 U.S. News & World Report

America's First Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine

The Atlantic - ‎14 hours ago‎
Last Thursday the Food and Drug Administration approved Provenge for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Provenge is the first therapeutic vaccine to be approved in the US for cancer treatment, ushering in what may be a new era in immune-based ...

Crist wants federal government to run high-risk health insurance pool

MiamiHerald.com - Fred Tasker - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gov. Charlie Crist says the state will not run a high-risk insurance pool that is a key element of healthcare reform. BY FRED TASKER Gov.

Why I Hate 3-D (And You Should Too)

Newsweek - Roger Ebert - ‎Apr 29, 2010‎
3-D is a waste of a perfectly good dimension. Hollywood's current crazy stampede toward it is suicidal. It adds nothing essential to the moviegoing experience.

'70s musician faces new sex charges

CNN - Alan Duke - ‎Apr 29, 2010‎
Richard Finch, who played with KC & the Sunshine Band, faces charges of havng sex with "multiple male juveniles." (CNN) -- A musician who played in the 1970s pop music group KC & the Sunshine Band will be in court Friday to face an ...

Guests gripe about destination weddings

CNN - ‎Apr 30, 2010‎
By A. Pawlowski, CNN A wedding in a beautiful faraway locale can delight the couple but put extra financial stress on guests. (CNN) -- The Loire Valley in France is one of those perfect spots for couples to say "I do," so Stephanie Hare saved for ...

So long, nerds! Syfy doesn't need you

msnbc.com - Ree Hines - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
Presumably fulfilling its post-rebranding promise to “Imagine Greater,” the former Sci Fi Channel - now known as Syfy - has imagined its way right out of the niche that made the cable network.

iPhone finder regrets his 'mistake'

CNN - Brian X. Chen, Kim Zetter - ‎Apr 30, 2010‎
Wired.com identified the person who reportedly sold a secret iPhone prototype to a blog editor, shown here. Brian J. Hogan, 21, found an unreleased iPhone prototype, Wired reports (WIRED) -- The person who found and sold ...