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IRS admits scrutiny of conservative groups was wrong

Reuters - ‎29 minutes ago‎
By Patrick Temple-West. WASHINGTON | Fri May 10, 2013 1:59pm EDT. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tax auditors inappropriately targeted applications from conservative political groups seeking tax-exempt status, an Internal Revenue Service official ...
McConnell calls on Obama to order government-wide review after IRS admission
Tea Party groups, Republicans slam IRS for flagging conservative groups
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Three long-missing women freed in Cleveland: Latest developments

CNN - ‎52 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Three long-missing women -- Amanda Berry, 27; Georgina "Gina" DeJesus, 23; and Michelle Knight, 32 -- and a 6-year-old daughter apparently born to Berry in captivity -- were found alive Monday in Cleveland, police said.
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Paramedic from Texas plant blast arrested - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Officials are mum on whether the arrest is linked to the explosion that killed 14 last month. Bryce Reed. West EMT Bryce Reed, center, attends a memorial service for his friend, Cyrus Reed, and other victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, on ...
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Bangladesh survivor: how Reshma Akhter thought she'd never see daylight again

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎22 minutes ago‎
For days, every call for survivors in the rubble of Rana Plaza in Bangladesh had gone unanswered. Today a female voice, weakened by 17 days trapped in a sun-baked ruin of concrete and masonry, called back "Save me" - and a rescue hailed as a "miracle" ...
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NASA weighs spacewalk to repair ammonia leak on ISS

Los Angeles Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Astronauts on the International Space Station may take a spacewalk Saturday to repair an ammonia leak. The gas, used to cool one of the station's solar arrays, began oozing from the left side of the station's truss structure Thursday, officials said.
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Pakistan Voters Head to Polls in Landmark Elections - Voice of America

Voice of America - ‎21 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan will hold landmark elections on Saturday, marking the first time in this country's volatile history that a civilian government transfers power to another via the ballot box.
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Dennis Rodman says heading back to N.Korea

AFP - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Basketball hall-of-famer Dennis Rodman said he plans a second trip to North Korea to try to use his budding friendship with leader Kim Jong-Un to free a jailed American, in an interview aired Friday.
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Taiwan Demands Apology From Philippines for Fisherman's Killing

New York Times - ‎22 minutes ago‎
MANILA - Taiwan and mainland China reacted with anger Friday over the death of a Taiwanese fisherman who was fatally shot when the Philippine Coast Guard opened fire on his boat, saying it had tried to ram a Philippine ship.
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Tamerlan Tsarnaev buried in Virginia

Boston Herald - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The body of slain Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a Muslim Virginia cemetery, ending a drama-filled week of picketers and controversy.

Ga. Has Parole Officers Work in Cars,...

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Georgia is pairing up parole officers to work out of their cars instead of an office, a new strategy that officials say is pioneering and not only saves money, but allows the officers to spend more time working with people in the community.
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Search ongoing for girl whose mom among 3 found dead on Kan. farm; sheriff ...

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
OTTAWA, Kan. - Crews on foot, horseback and all-terrain vehicles resumed their search for an 18-month-old girl who is presumed dead after the bodies of her mother and two men were found at an eastern Kansas farm.
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US government attempts to stifle 3D-printer gun designs will ultimately fail

The Guardian
1 hour ago
Written by
James Ball
On the internet, things escalate fast - very fast. It's happening again with the blueprints for the first "completely" 3D-printable gun (it's not entirely complete: neither the bullets nor the firing pin is printable).
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Bernanke warns banks on excessive risk

Financial Times - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Ben Bernanke warned against excessive risk-taking in financial markets on Friday as the dollar was driven up in the latest manifestation of a desperate global hunt for yield.
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Watch Dogs getting hacking feedback from security firm Kaspersky Lab

Joystiq
5 hours ago
Written by
Ludwig Kietzmann
Ubisoft Montreal is soliciting feedback on hacking as it is depicted in Watch Dogs, a contemporary action game in which the protagonist exploits interconnected computer networks through his smartphone.
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After Only A Month The Facebook Phone Is Down To 99 Cents

Forbes - ‎May 9, 2013‎
This could be a symptom that no one's really very interested in the Facebook Facebook Phone: the price on contract has just gone down to 99 cents.
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Kate Upton covers Vogue: Who's your favorite Vogue cover girl of all time?

Fox News - ‎52 minutes ago‎
From Sports Illustrated to Vogue, Kate Upton has proven that she can actually do it all as far as modeling is concerned. The 20-year-old beauty is the latest cover girl for the June 2013 issue of Vogue magazine and it's safe to say she nailed it.
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Walking Dead: See First Look at Season 4 Zombie Action

E! Online - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Poor, Andrew Lincoln. Season four just started filming and he's already stuck in the woods with a zombie. AMC released this first look photo to celebrate Walking Dead starting production on season four in Atlanta, Ga.
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Sneak Peek: The Style Network's 'XOX Betsey Johnson' -- VIDEO

Entertainment Weekly - ‎13 minutes ago‎
This time last year, Betsey Johnson's eponymous fashion label had fallen into bankruptcy, forcing the designer to shutter her retail stores.
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Shakira Looks Back on Son Milan's Birth: "He Is Purple and Wrinkled!"

E! Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nowadays, hot mama Shakira—ever so humble and self-effacing—says she thinks she looks "decent" as she continues to shed her baby weight after welcoming son Milan in January.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles -- UNMASKED!

TMZ.com
1 hour ago
Written by
Johnny Lopez
05110_tmnt_PCN Here are "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Donatello, Michelangelo and Leonardo like you've never seen them before ... without any CGI. The actors playing the shelled crime-fighting superheroes (Jeremy Howard, Noel Fisher and Pete ...
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Garcia Goes 1 up on Tiger at Players Championship

ABC News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Sergio Garcia must have been inspired once he saw Tiger Woods in the lead at The Players Championship. Garcia ran off five straight birdies Friday, then added a 40-foot birdie putt on the par-3 eighth hole for a 7-under 65.
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Simpson 'an understated, hugely talented sailor'

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- The sailing world is reeling after Briton Andrew "Bart" Simpson's tragic death on the waters of San Francisco Bay while training with Sweden's Artemis America's Cup team on board a boat that is about as extreme as it gets.
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Hamlin, Johnson among best bets at Darlington

ESPN - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The Sprint Cup Series is making its annual pilgrimage to Darlington Raceway. For the final date of Segment 1 in Stock Car Challenge, the drivers will be courting the Lady in Black.
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Carbon dioxide passes symbolic mark

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Daily measurements of CO2 at a US government agency lab on Hawaii have topped 400 parts per million for the first time. The station, which sits on the Mauna Loa volcano, feeds its numbers into a continuous record of the concentration of the gas stretching ...
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Google's Timelapse project shows stunning changes on Earth's over 28 years

Science Recorder - ‎1 hour ago‎
The search giant Google, along with NASA, Time, Inc., the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and Carnegie Mellon University's Create Lab, have unveiled a new website Thursday (May 9), called Timelapse, that combines 28 years of satellite imagery to show ...
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When Are Cicadas Hatching in Medford?

Patch.com - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Within the next few weeks, hordes of insects will awaken from a 17-year slumber, crawl out of the earth, shed their skins, and set the entire East Coast abuzz in an plague-like event enthusiasts have dubbed the “Cicadapocalypse” after the bugs' name, ...
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Pets, especially dogs, are good for the heart

CBS News
1 hour ago
Written by
Michelle Castillo
An animal companion may not just warm your heart, but also help you maintain a healthy heart, according to the American Heart Association.
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Judge Refuses to Drop Order on Contraceptive Pill Without Regard to Age

New York Times
26 minutes ago
Written by
Michael Shear
In the latest skirmish between the courts and the Obama administration over contraception, a federal judge on Friday refused to suspend his order requiring that the morning-after emergency contraceptive pill be made available to all ages without a ...
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