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Todd Farrar with SCAT (Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Team), MST 3 Nicole Tainatongo with the US Coast Guard and Tyler Hardy with MDEQ (Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality) walk at the beach looking for signs of oil in Pass Christian, ...
Underwater unknowns about oil spill complicate assessments Washington Post
San Francisco Chronicle - 24 minutes ago
California would eliminate its welfare program, most state-subsidized child care and make deep cuts to prison spending, health care and human services programs under the governor's revised budget proposal unveiled today.
Schwarzenegger unveils austere budget plan Los Angeles Times
Governor details drastic budget cuts Bizjournals.com
BusinessWeek - - 57 minutes ago
(Updates with comments from press conference starting in fifth paragraph, adds background starting in ninth.) By Chris Dolmetsch May 14 (Bloomberg) -- NASA's space shuttle Atlantis took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida today on its final ...
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Reporting from Bangkok and New Delhi-- Thai troops fired on demonstrators Friday in a bid to clear the streets of anti-government protesters and end a two-month siege, leaving at least two people ...
New York Times - - 7 hours ago
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Times Online - - 25 minutes ago
After a string of school killings in China that have claimed scores of lives Wen Jiabao, the Prime Minister, expressed his anger at the deaths and injuries and warned that perpetrators would receive no mercy.
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Christian Science Monitor - - 2 hours ago
Three Pakistani men arrested Thursday in Massachusetts and Maine may have used an informal network known as hawala to channel funds to alleged Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, officials say.
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Los Angeles Times - - 53 minutes ago
After the parents of his two murder victims made anguished and angry comments about their loss, registered sex offender John Albert Gardner III was formally sentenced Friday to life in prison without the chance of parole.
Victim families say Gardner will 'burn in hell' San Diego Union Tribune
John Gardner sentenced in San Diego for murdering two teens The Desert Sun
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Supreme Court Justice-designate Elena Kagan, have I got a fella for you! He's quiet, scholarly and not bad looking. He knows a thing or two about those folks you hope to join on the highest court.
Conservative friends rise in support of Kagan The Associated Press
Memo Suggests Kagan Backed Funds for Religious Groups Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
After a nearly $1 trillion rescue package meant to end Europe's debt crisis once and for all, financial markets took a second look Friday and began to worry about how the plan would actually work and the ...
WORLD FOREX: Dollar,Yen Up Sharply As Fear Of Risk Rules Market Wall Street Journal
BusinessWeek - - 28 minutes ago
May 14 (Bloomberg) -- Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner voiced confidence that Europe will resolve the debt crisis wracking the region and said the US economy is strong enough to withstand any fallout.
Geither: Europe Has Capacity To Manage Debt Crisis- Bloomberg TV Wall Street Journal
Forbes - - 48 minutes ago
Infringement ruling against DISH and Echostar will go on a little longer as appeals court decides to hear review. TiVo fell hard Friday after a federal court decided to take another look at the patent infringement case it won against DISH Network only ...
Nvidia, TiVo may see more movement in late trade MarketWatch
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May 14 (Bloomberg) -- Steve Jobs asked technology blog Gizmodo.com to return a secret iPhone prototype that Apple Inc. says was stolen after a company engineer lost it in a bar, according to court documents ...
Seller Of Lost Apple iPhone Prototype Turned In By Roommate Wall Street Journal
PC World - 1 hour ago
With the pending closure of Google's Nexus One online store, a smartphone revolution is in tatters. Google still has a killer product in Android, but the Nexus One's online-only business model, meant to disrupt the way phones are typically sold, ...
Google Ending Nexus One Web Sales InformationWeek
ABC News - - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An English actress who appeared in Roman Polanski's 1986 movie "Pirates" said on Friday that the director sexually abused her decades ago in Paris when she was 16.
LA DA meets actress who claims Polanski sex abuse The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
NBC finally confirmed Friday afternoon that it will put "Law & Order" out of our misery when it airs its now-series finale episode on Monday, May 24.
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Washington Post - - 4 hours ago
In this film publicity image released by Universal Pictures, from left, Russell Crowe , Alan Doyle, Scott Grimes and Kevin Durand are shown in a scene from "Robin Hood.
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ESPN - - 1 hour ago
Include President Obama as another Chicago Bulls fan rooting for LeBron James to move to Chicago. The latest news from Bulls reporter Nick Friedell.
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USA Today - - 2 hours ago
By Elise Amendola, AP By Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY In the wake of the Cleveland Cavaliers' disappointing and early playoff exit, against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals, Cavs owner Dan Gilbert said on Friday he will evaluate the ...
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WebMD - - 1 hour ago
May 14, 2010 - Both rotavirus vaccines given to US infants carry tiny amounts of pig virus or pig virus DNA -- but due to the vaccines' strong safety record, the FDA says doctors should resume their use.
Doctors Can Use Rotavirus Vaccine Again: FDA BusinessWeek
New York Times - - 8 hours ago
Oscar Delgadillo, left, with his wife, Martha, and their son, Andrew, 11, at their home in San Diego. Andrew is severely allergic to a variety of foods.
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msnbc.com - May 11, 2010
A vast hole in space has been unexpectedly discovered in a part of the universe thought to be packed with a cloud of dense gas and dust - the latest in a string of cosmic finds by the European Herschel infrared space telescope.
Huffington Post (blog) - May 11, 2010
Graduation season is now upon us and you know what that means: Before America's bright-eyed college seniors can collect diplomas and toss caps, they'll be subjected to all kinds of commencement speech wisdom.
msnbc.com - - May 11, 2010
It was just a simple sales transaction set up via Craigslist, the Internet classified ads site. The item being offered was valuable - a 1.07-carat diamond ring, with an asking price of $1050 - but James Sanders, a trusting man, ...
CNN - - 2 hours ago
Moscow, Russia (CNN) -- Russia's most famous prisoner, and once its richest citizen, says the latest corruption charges against him are designed to prevent his release from jail.
New York Times - - May 11, 2010
MICHELLE OBAMA'S first meeting with the White House cooks was nerve-racking for the pastry chef, Bill Yosses. “The most surprising day of my life,” said Mr.