New York Times - - 51 minutes ago
The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season begins June 1, and scientists tracking the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are beginning to think about what would happen if a storm hit the growing slick.
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - In a broad endorsement of federal power, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Congress has the authority under the Constitution to allow the continued confinement of some sex offenders after they have completed their ...
Video: High Court Rules on Juvenile, Sex-offender Cases The Associated Press
Supreme Court upholds federal sex offender law Christian Science Monitor
The Associated Press - - 53 minutes ago
PHILADELPHIA - The competing messages of experience and trust were the calling cards of Pennsylvania's two Democratic candidates for US Senate on the last, hectic day of campaigning before Tuesday's primary election in the too-close-to-call race.
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The United States is skeptical of the nuclear fuel swap agreement announced on Monday in which Iran says it will ship enriched uranium to Turkey.
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BBC News - 5 hours ago
The thick ash clouds being sent into the air by Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano continue to disrupt life in Iceland and across Europe.
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Reuters - - 4 hours ago
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Five days of chaotic street fighting. A rising death toll. Unrest spreading to rural heartlands. A prime minister who won't back down.
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ABC News - - 35 minutes ago
The triumphant walk for the new Miss USA took her straight into controversy as a Muslim woman who flaunts her beauty, and who once flaunted it so well she won a stripper contest.
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Miss USA Rima Fakih in raunchy video spoof Detroit Free Press
Christian Science Monitor - - 2 hours ago
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan lacks a paper trail. But her Senate confirmation hearing last year for solicitor general offers a preview of what's to come.
Kagan campaigns for Supreme Court job The Associated Press
LIVESHOTS: Elena Kagan's Socialist Thesis FOXNews (blog)
New York Times - - 33 minutes ago
That's no ordinary mutt at the White House. Bo, the first dog, is worth $1600, according to a financial disclosure form released on Monday.
The Associated Press - - 33 minutes ago
DETROIT - In less than a year, General Motors Co. has roared back from bankruptcy to a quarterly profit. Now comes the hard part: Sustaining the income and repaying billions of dollars in government aid.
GM Posts Profit For Quarter Forbes
GM swings to first profit in three years MarketWatch
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The euro rallied from a four-year low against the dollar on Monday, helped by a turnaround in stocks late in the session which temporarily offset fears that euro zone austerity measures could trigger a downturn in the region.
The Associated Press - - 2 hours ago
ATLANTA - AirTran Airways' pilots plan to picket outside the discount carrier's annual meeting to step up pressure on management over the workers' more than five-year effort to secure a new contract with better wages and quality-of-life improvements.
AirTran-Frontier partnership will end Atlanta Journal Constitution
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PC World - - 1 hour ago
We've been talking about Facebook's privacy mess for days now. We all know the story, right? Privacy controls are broken, everyone's getting irritated, Facebook's not too concerned, blah flippidy-freakin' blah.
MySpace Unveils 'Simplified' Privacy Controls PC Magazine
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CNET - - 2 hours ago
Five years ago, when online video was just getting started, individuals flocked to platforms like YouTube to share their stories with the world under the mantra "Broadcast Yourself.
Happy Birthday YouTube: Our Favorite Videos PC Magazine
San Francisco Chronicle - - 28 minutes ago
Gaming site VG247 has heard from multiple sources that Sony will not have its next generation handheld gaming device ready for the E3 conference, but that it is on the way, and it is going to be awesome.
Billboard - - 1 hour ago
The hard rock community was in a state of mourning as artists rushed to pay tribute to iconic elder statesman Ronnie James Dio, who died on Sunday at the age of 67 from stomach cancer.
Ronnie James Dio: Heavy metal, personified The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Fans remember Ronnie James Dio Los Angeles Times (blog)
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fox Broadcasting unveiled a US prime-time TV lineup that looks to new comedies, the magic touch of Hollywood director Steven Spielberg and the success of musical series "Glee" to bolster a schedule that has been ...
First- and fourth-place networks - Fox and NBC - announce fall lineup Reno Gazette Journal
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ESPN - - 2 hours ago
More than three weeks have passed since the Los Angeles Lakers or Phoenix Suns lost a basketball game, but that will change Monday night.
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LeBron James' first NBA coach didn't believe James would leave Cleveland as a free agent this summer, but after watching the Cavaliers come up short of a championship again, all that has changed.
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Boston Herald - 13 minutes ago
By AP The trick shots that had become a ritual after Orlando Magic practices were gone Monday. So were the usual jokes and playful banter.
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BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
May 17 (Bloomberg) -- An international study that is the largest yet to focus on mobile-phone use and certain types of brain cancer didn't find a conclusive link, researchers said.
Study on cell phone link to cancer inconclusive The Associated Press
WebMD - - 1 hour ago
May 17, 2010 -- Relatively low-level exposure to common pesticides -- probably from residues on foods -- doubles kids' risk of ADHD, Harvard researchers find.
WebMD - - 2 hours ago
May 17, 2010 -- People who have asthma should avoid heavy, high-fat meals because it can inflame their airways, a new study says. Such meals appear to inhibit relief provided by the common asthma medication Ventolin, generically known ...
ATS: Cutting Dietary Fat May Be Asthma Tool MedPage Today
City Journal - - May 12, 2010
Though Mikhail Gorbachev is lionized in the West, the untranslated archives suggest a much darker figure. In the world's collective consciousness, the word “Nazi” is synonymous with evil.
New York Post - May 13, 2010
A chorus of critics -- from neighbors to those who lost loved ones on 9/11 to me -- feel as if they've received a swift kick in the teeth.
FOXNews - - May 13, 2010
Good sex is about having an orgasm. Great sex is about anticipating an orgasm. That means thinking about the finish line as the icing, not the cake -- because why would you want to miss out on any of the yummy goodness?
CNN - - 9 hours ago
A rare phenomenon in Mobile Bay sends thousands of fish and crab ashore. Locals, like these in 1950, go crazy over "jubilees.
Lemondrop (blog) - - May 10, 2010
Last week we told you about Colette DiPierro, the 28-year-old woman who called off her wedding but refused to give back her ring. Soon after your comments were pouring in from all over about whether or not she should give back the bling -- and why ...