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Administration Eyes Foreign Link in Times Square Bomb Plot

FOXNews - Catherine Herridge - ‎1 hour ago‎
The investigation into the Times Square car bomb has started to reveal information that suggests the failed attack was the work of an international plot, a senior administration official told Fox News.

At least 19 dead after storms in Tennessee, Mississippi and Kentucky

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- A massive system of rain and thunderstorms that spawned tornadoes continued to pound the Southeast on Monday, leaving at least 19 dead in its wake and displacing or stranding thousands of people.

BP reels as spill advances, fallout widens

Reuters - Matthew Bigg - ‎1 hour ago‎
VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Energy giant BP Plc was under siege on Monday over the catastrophic oil spill from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, as its shares fell and the US government pressed it to try to limit a major environmental disaster.

Ahmadinejad call US a bully at nuclear conference

Los Angeles Times - ‎17 minutes ago‎
US and European diplomats walk out as the Iranian leader accuses the US and its allies of using the nonproliferation pact to protect their own arsenals.

India convicts Pakistani in 2008 Mumbai attack

Los Angeles Times - Mark Magnier, Anshul Rana - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving gunman in the 60-hour attack on India's financial capital, is found guilty. Two Indians accused of aiding him are acquitted.

Obama, Netanyahu want direct peace talks soon: White House

Reuters - Patricia Zengerle, Tom Perry - ‎1 hour ago‎
US President Barack Obama talks after touring the Coast Guard Venice Center in the Gulf of Mexico region to view environmental damage caused by the sinking of BP's oil and gas Deepwater Horizontal drilling rig while in Venice, Louisiana, May 2, 2010.

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Va. lacrosse player charged in athlete's slaying

The Associated Press - ‎24 minutes ago‎
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - A University of Virginia men's lacrosse player was charged Monday with first-degree murder in the death of a women's lacrosse player at the same school.

Maricopa County Sheriff Won't Run for Arizona Governor

Wall Street Journal - Lauren Ae Schuker - ‎25 minutes ago‎
PHOENIX—Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for a hard-line stance on illegal immigration, announced Monday that he will not run for Arizona governor this year.

Democrats make reform high priority; poll suggests Republicans suffer

MarketWatch - Robert Schroeder - ‎17 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- A bill that would tighten restrictions on Wall Street is getting a boost from an angry public as senators kick off debate Monday, and at least one poll is suggesting that holding the bill ...

UAL, Continental Labor Groups Seek Merger Benefits >UAUA CAL

Wall Street Journal - Christopher Hinton - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Labor groups for Continental and United Airlines said Monday they would support a merger deal between the two carriers, but only if management agrees to share its benefits.

Ford posts another big monthly improvement

MarketWatch - Shawn Langlois - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Ford Motor Co. posted on Monday its fifth straight month of at least 20% gains in US sales, with strong April results providing the latest evidence of the company's sweeping recovery.

US STOCKS-Strong economic data boosts Wall Street

Reuters - Rodrigo Campos, Chuck Mikolajczak - ‎23 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK, May 3 (Reuters) - US stocks staged a broad rally that drove the S&P 500 to its best day in two months on Monday after manufacturing, consumer spending and construction data instilled confidence that the economic recovery is ...

Apple has gone too far

BetaNews - Joe Wilcox - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Last month, I asked Betanews readers to answer question: "Has Apple gone too far?" For the majority, the answer is a resounding "Yes!

The iPad 3G: Is the extra $130 worth it?

Computerworld - ‎50 minutes ago‎
By Michael DeAgonia Computerworld - Apple's newest iPad, the 3G-equipped model that arrived Friday, is identical to the earlier Wi-Fi-only model, save for a plastic black strip running along the top of the device -- for 3G reception -- and a SIM card ...
Cooks eye the iPad » Los Angeles Times

Halo: Reach multiplayer beta opens to ODST

GameSpot - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Staff, GameSpot Purchasers of last year's Halo 3 extension can now wade into online mode of Bungie's latest 360-exclusive shooter until May 19.

Lynn Redgrave was robbed of the Oscar for 'Georgy Girl'

Los Angeles Times - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Looking back over the distinguished work of Lynn Redgrave -- who died of breast cancer Sunday at age 67 -- there was one outrage in terms of showbiz awards.

Photos: Which shows will survive Pilot Season 2010?

Los Angeles Times - Maria Elena Fernandez - ‎33 minutes ago‎
NBC announced that "Undercovers," the new spy drama from JJ Abrams, is the network's first scripted series pickup for the 2010-11 season.

Celebritology: Did Conan O'Brien take the high road?

Washington Post - Jen Chaney - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Members of Team CoCo undoubtedly gathered eagerly around their television sets last night to watch Conan O'Brien discuss the Great Late Night Talk Show Debacle of 2010 on "60 Minutes.
Conan on '60 Minutes': Verdict? Entertainment Weekly

Riley: Gets extension from Heat

The Associated Press - Tim Reynolds - ‎55 minutes ago‎
MIAMI - The summer of change for the Miami Heat might be even bigger than anyone imagined. Heat president Pat Riley wouldn't close the door Monday on resuming his Hall of Fame coaching career, even after insisting when he retired two years ago that he ...
Heat president Riley gets new contract Seattle Post Intelligencer

New Hofstra Basketball Coach Resigns After Arrest

New York Times - Lynn Zinser - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Tim Welsh resigned as the Hofstra men's basketball coach before he could even coach a game after being arrested last week and charged with driving while intoxicated, the university announced Monday.

Up & Down: A departure, arrivals and the search for Tiger's swing

CBSSports.com - Steve Elling - ‎1 hour ago‎
With the tournament that once was called the fifth major beckoning and the wild developments at Quail Hollow still ringing in his ears, CBSSports.

CORRECTED: U.S. firm recalls infant, children's Tylenol

Reuters - Andrea Shalal-Esa, Eric Beech - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday urged consumers to stop using liquid Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl and Zyrtec medicines for children and infants after a broad recall announced by the manufacturer, although it said the ...

Mississippi has most obese kids; Oregon the least

Reuters - Anne Harding - ‎40 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The childhood obesity epidemic is hitting some states much harder than others, threatening to further worsen geographic disparities in health, new research shows.

FDA reviews diabetes, heart risk with prostate drugs

Reuters - Lisa Richwine, Susan Heavey - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration is examining if certain hormone treatments for men with prostate cancer pose a greater risk of diabetes or heart problems than other therapies.

Fox on Sex: The Allure of Vibrating Panties

FOXNews - Jenny Block - ‎Apr 29, 2010‎
Fine silk thongs with lace. Elegant stockings with thin seams up the back. Sheer bras with satin straps. Cotton cami sets in pretty prints.

After 'Compton Cookout' scandal, UCSD forges a more positive association with ...

Los Angeles Times - Larry Gordon - ‎15 hours ago‎
University leaders are visiting Compton High for discussions about race, working with teachers on joint science programs, and lining up scholarships for students to attend a summer program on campus.

Italy investigates report baby lived through abortion

CNN - Hada Messia - ‎Apr 29, 2010‎
Rome, Italy (CNN) -- Italian officials are investigating reports that an infant survived an abortion, living for "a whole day" after having been left to die by hospital staff, the Italian Ministry of Health said.

If Only Arizona Were the Real Problem

New York Times - Frank Rich - ‎May 1, 2010‎
DON'T blame it all on Arizona. The Grand Canyon State simply happened to be in the right place at the right time to tilt over to the dark side.

John Basilone's last battle

Los Angeles Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
The Congressional Medal of Honor recipient who died on Iwo Jima - and whose heroism is resurrected in 'The Pacific' - is recalled by a World War II comrade.