The Guardian - 1 hour ago
There was mounting evidence tonight that the scale of the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico has grown beyond all the initial worst-case scenarios, as thousands of gallons of oil continued to gush from the sea floor.
Video: Expert: Oil Slug Could Reach Fla. Keys by Sunday The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 25 minutes ago
UNITED NATIONS - The United States introduced a resolution backed by all veto-wielding members of the UN Security Council on Tuesday that would impose new sanctions against Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard and seek to curtail military, financial and ...
Video: Clinton: US and Russia Agree on Iran Sanctions The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 48 minutes ago
The Post has reporters in three states covering Tuesday's elections. Read today's feeds on the Pennsylvania Democratic Senate primary, the Kentucky Republican Senate primary, and the Arkansas Senate Democratic primary.
Video: Raw Video: Voters in Pa. Weigh Sestak or Specter The Associated Press
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KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber detonated his vehicle near a US convoy Tuesday, killing 18 people, including six troops - five Americans and a Canadian - in the deadliest attack on NATO in the Afghan capital in eight months.
Video: Afghan blast kills Nato soldiers Al Jazeera
US Afghanistan death toll passes 1000 Telegraph.co.uk
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
The South Korean naval ship Cheonan is seen sunk near the Baeknyeong island off Incheon, west of Seoul, March 27, 2010. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korea will formally blame North Korea for sinking one of its navy ships in March, killing 46 sailors, ...
South Korea 'to formally blame North Korea' for ship sinking Telegraph.co.uk
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
MADRID - José Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, on Tuesday closed a meeting here between European and Latin American leaders by saluting the fact that Spain, the host nation, had made “every effort for this success ...
EU defends euro at Latin American summit BusinessWeek
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Christian Science Monitor - 28 minutes ago
Republican Rep. Mark Souder of Indiana announced Tuesday that he would resign as rumors of an affair surfaced. The congressman ran on a family-values platform, but political experts say party affiliation has little to do with who survives cheating ...
USA Today - 46 minutes ago
Folks in Washington anticipated the retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for weeks, even months -- including President Obama himself, apparently.
Judging Women New York Times
Washington Post - - 25 minutes ago
Sen. Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.) has offered a last-minute compromise to resolve one of the few remaining disputes over the Senate's landmark bill on financial regulation: a disagreement over derivatives that has sent shudders through ...
Senate Strikes Deal on State Power Over Big Banks Wall Street Journal
Bankers get partial win on state consumer rules The Associated Press
MarketWatch - - 18 minutes ago
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- US stocks landed with a thud Thursday, giving up earlier attempts at gains, as the euro's slide soured sentiment among investors viewing the currency as a proxy for Europe's sovereign-debt troubles.
US Stocks Fall As Fears On Europe's Recovery Prospects Continue Wall Street Journal
MarketWatch - - 10 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Hewlett-Packard Co. rose Tuesday evening after the technology heavyweight's quarterly results came in above Wall Street's estimates, while shares of VeriSign Inc. fell following a ...
US HOT STOCKS: Hewlett-Packard Active In Late Trading Wall Street Journal
'Fast Money' Recap: Hewlett-Packard Delivers TheStreet.com
Reuters - - 58 minutes ago
BOSTON, May 18 (Reuters) - Prominent short seller James Chanos, whose US-based hedge fund makes money when stock prices fall, said he expects to see additional short-sale restrictions in Europe as other nations follow Germany's ban.
Argentina Bonds Slump As Germany Curbs Naked Short Selling Wall Street Journal
PC Magazine - 47 minutes ago
Microsoft will update its 360 million Hotmail users, including new convenient methods for getting to the messages, plus multimedia content right inside the inbox.
Microsoft's Hotmail e-mail gets a makeover Computerworld
Financial Times - - 3 hours ago
European pressure on Google over its interception of private WiFi data intensified on Tuesday when German prosecutors and the Czech data protection agency launched investigations into the issue.
Google Wi-Fi Data Snooping: A FAQ PC World
Google downplay wi-fi privacy row BBC News
PC World - - 6 minutes ago
Friends, readers, Kindlemen: Allow me to pose a question. If you could get digital books on the smartphone you already carry, would you still buy a dedicated e-reader?
Amazon Finally Brings The Kindle to Android The Atlantic
The Associated Press - 15 minutes ago
NEW YORK - Vanessa Williams is headed to Wisteria Lane next fall on "Desperate Housewives." ABC said Tuesday she'll play a "wicked new housewife" as the series enters its seventh season.
Vanessa Williams Joins The Cast Of 'Desperate Housewives' Access Hollywood
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
Cast member Michael Imperioli arrives for the premiere of the film ''The Lovely Bones'' in Hollywood December 7, 2009.
ABC Adds 6 Dramas to Bolster Schedule Without 'Lost' BusinessWeek
ABC unveils first post-"Lost" primetime schedule Washington Post
CNN - 1 hour ago
(PEOPLE.com) -- Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson-Wentz's 1-year-old son was involved in a small fender-bender in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Ashlee and Pete Wentz's Son in Minor Car Accident E! Online (blog)
Son of Ashlee and Pete Wentz in Fender Bender TheCelebrityCafe.com
The Associated Press - - 33 minutes ago
BUFFALO, NY - A Canadian doctor who has treated Tiger Woods, Alex Rodriguez and other high-profile athletes was charged Tuesday with smuggling, unlawful distribution of human growth hormone and conspiring to lie to federal agents.
SI.com - - 11 minutes ago
Hanley Ramirez has jaw-dropping talent and has worked hard to improve his defense but his lack of hustle on Monday night was inexcusable.
Florida Marlins win despite feud between Hanley Ramirez, manager MiamiHerald.com
Johnson sharp, Marlins win minus Ramirez The Associated Press
Boston Herald - - 1 hour ago
The Patriots [team stats] haven't been shy about acknowledging mistakes from last season. Today, they parted company with veteran cornerback Shawn Springs, who they signed last offseason to a three-year free agent contract worth ...
Veteran CB Shawn Springs released after one season with New England Patriots The Canadian Press
Patriots release CB Springs MiamiHerald.com
ABC News - - 3 hours ago
Reuters - - May 17, 2010
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Eating bacon, sausage, hot dogs and other processed meats can raise the risk of heart disease and diabetes, US researchers said on Monday in a study that identifies the real bad boys of the meat counter.
Study Links Processed Meats to Heart Disease, Diabetes Food Product Design
Sausage a day 'raises heart risk' BBC News
U.S. News & World Report - - 3 hours ago
A newly published analysis suggests that processed meats including bacon, sausage, and deli ham may boost the risk of heart disease and diabetes, Reuters reports.
Video: ADHD linked to pesticides KXAN.com
New York Times - - 18 hours ago
MIAMI - Meaghan Patrick, a junior at New College of Florida, a tiny liberal arts college in Sarasota, says discussing immigration with her older relatives is like “hitting your head against a brick wall.
Los Angeles Times - - May 16, 2010
Liquor, that is. But the 'drugstores' of Prohibition are echoed by today's medical marijuana dispensaries. "He owned some drugstores, a lot of drugstores," Daisy Buchanan said.
CNN - 5 hours ago
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Calling law enforcement accounts "absurd," a Michigan attorney sued police Tuesday in the death of 7-year-old girl killed during a raid in Detroit.
New York Times - - May 17, 2010
In sixth grade they were unlikely friends, the good kid and the bad one, the girl who studied and the one who smoked in the alley.
TIME - May 17, 2010
Cannes Film Festival chief Thierry Frémaux occasionally programs the movies of a certain day to complement or comment on one another.