Reuters - - 2 hours ago
LONDON (Reuters) - David Cameron, appointed as British Prime Minister on Tuesday after days of uncertainty, will lead his Conservative Party back to power after 13 years in opposition but not with the overwhelming victory they hoped for.
Labour Ends Its Reign Wall Street Journal
USA Today - - 38 minutes ago
By P. Kevin Morley, AP By Jack Carey By Jack Carey, USA TODAY A proposal by the president of the University of Virginia to have police agencies in the state report arrests of college students to their schools could be a key step toward curbing campus ...
Mom: Huguely family 'devastated' Charlottesville Daily Progress
Huguely's mother speaks out about Love's death Baltimore Sun
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WASHINGTON/PORT FOURCHON, La., May 11 (Reuters) - Executives from BP Plc (BP.L) and other companies involved in a deadly Gulf of Mexico offshore oil well blowout blamed each other in Washington on Tuesday as troops ...
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CNN International - - 13 hours ago
Manila, Philippines (CNN) -- Sen. Benigno Aquino III, the son of former Philippine president Corazon Aquino, led contenders for the Philippines presidency Tuesday, as authorities tabulated returns from the country's national elections.
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Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
LISBON, PORTUGAL -- Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday blamed the church's own sins for the clerical sex-abuse scandal -- not a campaign mounted by outsiders -- and called for profound purification to end what he called the "greatest ...
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The Associated Press - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton conceded Tuesday that US relations with Afghanistan are strained, but assured President Hamid Karzai that the US will stand behind his country long after the last American soldier is gone.
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By Louis DeLuca, The Dallas Morning News, via AP By Oren Dorell and Doyle Rice, USA TODAY Residents in Oklahoma and Kansas girded for another round of severe weather expected today while cleaning up from the battery of twisters and giant hail that ...
Video: Raw Video: Tour of Oklahoma Tornado Damage The Associated Press
Forecasts warned of tornadoes days in advance The Associated Press
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON - Elena Kagan, President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court, once recommended to President Bill Clinton that he support a Democratic-sponsored ban on some late-term abortions as a way to defeat a stronger measure gaining ...
Video: Supreme Court Nominee Kagan Has Thin Paper Trail The Associated Press
Mixed Grades at Harvard Wall Street Journal
The Associated Press - - 17 minutes ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Democrat Alan Mollohan became the first member of the US House to be ousted this spring primary season after his opponent mounted a campaign that questioned the 14-term congressman's ethics and support for federal health care reform ...
Incumbent Mollohan loses primary race Washington Times
MarketWatch - - 17 minutes ago
TOKYO (MarketWatch) -- Gold futures topped $1233 an ounce in electronic trading Wednesday morning in Asia, extending the hefty gains seen in New York as European debt concerns continued to draw investors to the ...
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
Mary L. Schapiro, chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, during a House hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill. By EDWARD WYATT and GRAHAM BOWLEY WASHINGTON - Regulators examining the causes of the brief stock market free fall last Thursday are ...
Regulators Push for Market-Wide Circuit Breaker Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - The Walt Disney Company appears to be having some success in repairing its movie operation, but now its television business is springing a leak.
'Alice' a wonder for Disney's earnings Los Angeles Times
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
Microsoft has created a chimera in its new Office 2010 software, part desktop software and part Web app. This latest version of Office, which includes applications like Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, is Microsoft's long-awaited ...
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New Analysis: Google's Android platform finally outsold the iPhone in the first quarter. Although it had to do so with the help of several devices instead of just one, the chances of Android dominating the mobile space going forward are greater than ...
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The FCC May 11 said it wants wireless carriers to notify their customers before they reach roaming or data usage limits under their wireless service plans.
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Michael Becker / PictureGroup via AP By Craig Berman On “Songs of the Cinema” night, it was Crystal Bowersox who earned the “American Idol” Oscar.
Duets shine on movie-themed 'American Idol' The Associated Press
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Niecy Nash was eliminated from ABC's ballroom competition show "Dancing with the Stars" on Tuesday after receiving the lowest scores from the judges and failing to rally viewers to her side.
Niecy Nash and her 'jiggly parts' shake `Dancing' The Associated Press
Vanity Fair - - 6 hours ago
Entertainer Lena Horne, who died on Sunday, was an amazingly visual singer—thus it's hardly surprising that she was the first African-American vocalist to have a substantial career in the movies.
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Adam Hunger/Reuters Toronto Blue Jays catcher John Buck looks down as Boston's Jason Varitek scores on a solo home run during the second inning of their game at Fenway Park in Boston on Tuesday night.
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MLB.com - - 20 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- Some nine hours after Chris Carter reached Citi Field on Tuesday afternoon, he energized it, providing the telling hit in the Mets' most productive inning of the season and their rousing come-from-behind victory ...
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NBC's Johnny Miller was spot on over the weekend with his commentary about Tiger Woods needing to switch coaches. Woods tried to shrug off Miller's comments during a press conference yesterday, but a couple of hours later Hank Haney quit as Woods' ...
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WebMD - - 4 hours ago
May 11, 2010 -- Spearheaded by Michelle Obama, a new presidential initiative would reverse the child obesity epidemic. The goal, as set out in a report from the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity, is to reduce childhood ...
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Chicago Tribune - - 1 hour ago
Coming soon to a drugstore near you, alongside the aspirin and greeting cards, will be the promise of answers to some of life's most personal mysteries: Am I at risk for Alzheimer's disease?
Walgreen will start selling genetic test kits The Associated Press
FDA to Look at Walgreen Genetic-Test Product Wall Street Journal
CBS News - May 8, 2010
(CBS) Facebook claims it has 400 million users. But are they well-protected from prying eyes, scammers and unwanted marketers? She says your privacy may be at far greater risk of being violated than you know when you log onto Facebook, due to security ...
Huffington Post (blog) - May 7, 2010
On "Real Time" this week, Bill Maher took on conservatives for dismissing the Gulf oil spill and the climate change movement.
New York Times - - May 8, 2010
“DESPITE the major environmental disaster unfolding in the Gulf and the attempted terror attack on New York's Times Square, President Obama spent his Saturday night laughing it up at the White House Correspondents Dinner,” griped Sean ...
New York Times - - 5 hours ago
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Chicago Sun-Times - - May 8, 2010
E-mails and other records of Dr. Eric Whitaker -- one of President Obama's best friends -- have been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.