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Planted question gambit backfires on IRS officials

1 hour ago
Written by
Gregory Korte
Top tax officials tried an unusual strategy to break the news of their 3-year-old policy of targeting Tea Party groups. miller-congress.
Ousted IRS chief defends against partisan charges - by Jim Puzzanghera
Tea Party takes aim at tax code
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Connecticut commuter train crash leaves 72 injured and chaos at scene

The Guardian - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Link to video: Commuter train derails in Connecticut, injuring 60. Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut on Friday night, saying Saturday that it ...
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Powerball frenzy locks down most possible number combos

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
DES MOINES, Iowa It's all about the odds. With the majority of possible combinations of Powerball numbers in play, someone is almost sure to win the game's highest jackpot on Saturday night, a windfall of hundreds of millions of dollars - and that's after ...
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Cops Investigating After NY College...

ABC News - ‎24 minutes ago‎
A funeral has been scheduled for Wednesday for a 21-year-old Hofstra University student who was gunned down during a break-in at her apartment near the school's Long Island campus.
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Eurovision Song Contest 2013: live - ‎1 hour ago‎
... Off. • The 58th Eurovision Song Contest is being hosted by Sweden and broadcast live from the Malmö Arena • The bookies' hot favourite is Denmark's Emmelie de Forest • Bonnie Tyler will be trying to win it for Britain with Believe in Me • Why Eurovision ...
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North Korea Reportedly Launches Short-Range Missiles

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea launched three short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean Defense Ministry said.
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Rome protest turns up heat on new PM Letta

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
ROME | Sat May 18, 2013 11:58am EDT. ROME (Reuters) - Thousands of people protested in Rome on Saturday against austerity policies and high unemployment, urging new Prime Minister Enrico Letta to focus on creating jobs to help pull the country out of ...
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First Saudi Woman Scales Mount Everest

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
KATMANDU, Nepal - A Saudi Arabian woman was among 64 people who successfully scaled Mount Everest on Saturday from Nepal's side of the mountain, according to mountaineering officials.
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FBI searches apartment in ricin letter case

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎15 minutes ago‎
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in hazardous materials suits are searching an apartment in downtown Spokane, Wash., as they investigate the recent discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
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Ex-Pa. Officer Once Hailed as Hero Faces...

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A former Philadelphia police officer once hailed as a hero and given a seat next to the first lady at a speech by President Obama has been arrested and charged with rape and other crimes.
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Facebook, a year after IPO

Washington Post
19 hours ago
Written by
Hayley Tsukayama
After a market debut marred by technical glitches and a deep dive in the company's stock price, Facebook has spent the past year focused on its biggest weaknesses: how to make money and keep its more than 1 billion users tethered to the social network.
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Bernanke Tells Grads Innovation Is Key - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks to guests at a banking conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on May 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Pixel's camera failure only one of many

2 hours ago
Written by
Seth Rosenblatt
The Chromebook Pixel may be pretty, but it can't talk to cameras -- among the many problems that keep it from being a prime-time laptop.
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Miley Cyrus Is a Victim of Swatting...Again

E! Online - ‎52 minutes ago‎
It looks like Miley Cyrus can't stop the swatters. The "We Can't Stop" singer was a victim of swatting for the second time Friday night, after an apparent prankster placed a fake emergency call and gave Cyrus's home address, E! News has confirmed.
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What Time is the 2013 Preakness? - ‎8 minutes ago‎
The second leg of the Triple Crown, run just down the road in Baltimore as the Preakness Stakes, goes to post Saturday at 6:20 p.m.
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Dwight Freeney agrees to two-year deal with Chargers - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Dwight Freeney's extended search for a new job is over. The seven-time Pro Bowl defensive end agreed to a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers on Saturday that, with incentives, could be worth 13.35 million, a person with knowledge of the ...
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Oops! The 5 greatest scientific blunders

Fox News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Even geniuses make mistakes, and sometimes those mistakes turn out to be genius in their own right, helping to illuminate some underlying mystery or impacting the way an entire field thinks.
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Giant Meteoroid Crashes Into Moon, Causes Wow Moment For Scientists

Cinema Blend
32 minutes ago
Written by
Jessica Rawden
On Friday, an object “about the size of a small boulder” crashed into the surface of the moon. When the meteoroid hit the Mare Imbrium surface of the moon, it exploded into an image 10X brighter than anything NASA scientist have calculated since they first ...
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DSM-5: Past Imperfect - Medscape

Medscape - ‎1 hour ago‎
The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) is here. We might as well pretend that Ronald Reagan is still president.
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