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(NECN: Peter Howe, Boston) New reports are out on when the Social Security and Medicare trust funds could go bankrupt. What could they mean to you for your old age benefits -- and you as a taxpayer?
Video: Social Security and Medicare Finances Worsen The Associated Press
Report: Medicare fund eight years from insolvency Los Angeles Times
USA Today - 1 hour ago
By Alan Levin, USA TODAY The turboprop had gotten too slow for safe flight and a warning system known as a "stick shaker" began vigorously vibrating the control column.
Talk of ice on wings, then a scream and crash The Associated Press
WSJ 2nd UPDATE:Colgan Air Transcript Shows Lack Of Crew Discipline Wall Street Journal
BBC News - 32 minutes ago
The US and UK have urged Sri Lanka's government and Tamil Tiger rebels to stop fighting "immediately" and allow an evacuation of trapped civilians.
Tamils In Conflict Zone in Sri Lanka Have Little Food Voice of America
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Voice of America - 16 minutes ago
By Mandy Clark Pope Benedict XVI is in Israel as part of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Hundreds of Christians in the Gaza Strip applied for Israeli permits to leave the territory to attend a Papal Mass.
Peace and Unity Elude Pope Benedict Washington Post
MiamiHerald.com - 41 minutes ago
By SAEED SHAH AND JONATHAN S. LANDAY ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistani commandos dropped by helicopter into the Taliban's mountain base in Swat on Tuesday, in what appeared to be a stepped-up offensive against the extremists who seized the area in ...
Reuters - 3 hours ago
By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Policies to counter Taliban broadcasting will be a key part of Obama administration aid efforts for beleaguered ally Pakistan, the US envoy for the Afghan-Pakistan conflict said on Tuesday.
A Grand Conspiracy Theory From Pakistan New York Times
Most Pakistanis democratic and moderate: Kerry Daily Times
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CNN - 2 hours ago
By Paul Steinhauser Hours after announcing plans to run for the Senate, Gov. Charlie Crist got the support of top Republicans. The senator from Texas and chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee on Tuesday reeled in a big catch as ...
With Senate Run, Crist Rolls the Dice New York Times
GOP Senate leaders back moderate Florida Gov. Charlie Crist's bid Los Angeles Times
Christian Science Monitor - 45 minutes ago
By Gail Russell Chaddock | Staff writer/ May 12, 2009 edition For the 70 percent of US households that use credit cards, many of the nasty surprises in the fine print of credit agreements are on a path to extinction.
Senate nears passage of bill to benefit credit card holders MiamiHerald.com
Dodd: 'Growing Appetite' In US Senate To Cap Interest Rates Wall Street Journal
CNN - 51 minutes ago
MIAMI, Florida (CNN) -- Five of six men accused of plotting terrorist acts with al Qaeda were convicted Tuesday by a Miami jury after six days of deliberation, authorities said.
5 found guilty in Miami of plotting with Al Qaeda Los Angeles Times
Wall Street Journal - 25 minutes ago
By JAMES R. HAGERTY The median price for a single-family house fell 14% to $169000 in the first quarter from a year earlier, the National Association of Realtors reported.
St. Louis median home price falls Bizjournals.com
CNNMoney.com - 49 minutes ago
SANTA CLARA, California (Reuters) -- Intel Corp.'s orders and billing patterns so far in the second quarter have been slightly better than expected, Chief Executive Paul Otellini said Tuesday.
Wall Street Journal - 49 minutes ago
By ANA CAMPOY The road trip is poised to make a comeback as the summer travel season begins, despite the lingering recession and rising prices at the pump, auto group AAA said in a new forecast.
More Texans taking trips this Memorial Day, AAA says Bizjournals.com
Wall Street Journal - 1 hour ago
By JESSICA E. VASCELLARO Google Inc. Tuesday said it would add a new menu to its search-results page to help users refine results by a broader range of variables.
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
A trail of dings stretches about 21 inches along the right side of Atlantis, where the wing meets the fuselage. Officials say it may have come from bits of foam that broke off during launch.
NASA: Atlantis Crew Inspecting Shuttle For Damage InformationWeek
TechNewsWorld - 4 hours ago
By Renay San Miguel A look-at-me-I'm-Jesus iPhone app: banned. An app that has users shaking a baby until it's dead: allowed, then later banned.
Peggle Comes to IPhone PC World
Reuters - 4 hours ago
By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - An emotional Miss California Carrie Prejean kept her crown on Tuesday, and the beauty queen stood by her opposition to gay marriage and defended posing for topless photos.
Donald Trump's Miss California Carrie Prejean scandal is ... New York Daily News
MTV.com - 43 minutes ago
'Kris is a nice guy but he's not a good enough singer to compete with Adam,' the judge says. By Eric Ditzian There are still three aspiring "Idol"s left on the stage of the talent competition, but to hear judge Simon Cowell tell it, only one has a shot ...
'Idolatry': Beware, Kris! Sabotage is nigh! Entertainment Weekly
MTV.com - 3 hours ago
By Eric Ditzian, with reporting by Josh Horowitz Until this weekend, not many among the moviegoing public knew the name Chris Pine, unless you happened to be a fan of films like "The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement" or the Lindsay Lohan rom-com ...
Star Trek: Yes, Boldly Go The New American
'Star Trek' fans ready for a new frontier New York Daily News
NBA.com - 6 hours ago
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By Barry Svrluga There have been precious few events in Washington sports like the one that will take place Wednesday night at Verizon Center, and the heroes in years past have names like Dale Hunter, a Washington Capitals great, because he once scored ...
Penguins' Gonchar practices, may play in Game 7 The Associated Press
Caps-Pens Game Six earns record TV ratings SportingNews.com
MLB.com - 9 hours ago
By Bobbie Dittmeier and Tom Singer / MLB.com Roger Clemens, participating in an interview Tuesday for the first time in months, repeated his denial that Brian McNamee injected him with performance-enhancing drugs, called allegations of such use ...
Baseball still too nonchalant about steroids Chicago Tribune
New York Times - 32 minutes ago
By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. And because a positive test for the new H1N1 flu can take days, the agency said, Tamiflu should be given to any pregnant patient with flu symptoms and a history of likely contact with someone else with swine flu.
Flu Treatment Urged for Pregnant Women Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago
By Patrick Yoest Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--The issue of whether and how to tax health insurance benefits drew a strong reaction Tuesday at a Senate Finance Committee hearing, with divisions on the issue beginning to emerge along ...
Five single-payer protestors arrested msnbc.com
Los Angeles Times - 33 minutes ago
Those toasted Os may be crunchy. They may go great with milk. You could go so far as to say they're part of a nutritious breakfast.
FDA questions General Mills' Cheerios marketing Bizjournals.com
ABC News - 11 hours ago
By JONATHAN KARL The vice president who seemed to spend most of his eight years in office in an undisclosed location, now seems to be everywhere, giving interview after interview criticizing the Obama administration's counterterrorism policies and ...
Tortured To Justify A War? Atlantic Online
Battle Lines in Torture Debate Harden Voice of America
guardian.co.uk - 9 minutes ago
CANBERRA, May 13 (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Wednesday defended economic forecasts and record deficits in his government's second budget as some economists warned that his exit strategy from deficit was far from convincing.
Australia Swan:Believes Treasury Forecasts Very Conservative Wall Street Journal
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON and ANAHAD O'CONNOR BAGHDAD - A 44-year-old Army sergeant was charged with murder and aggravated assault in the fatal shooting of five fellow soldiers at a combat stress clinic at a Baghdad army base, an American military official ...
Video: Murder Charges Filed in Iraq Soldier Shooting The Associated Press