The Associated Press - - 39 minutes ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Democratic Party leaders and labor unions began lining up Wednesday behind the party nominee whom they had fought to defeat in Pennsylvania's US Senate primary as the Republican opponent attacked him as too liberal for the state's ...
Video: What Messages Did Tuesday's Election Send? The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - - 16 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - More than 50 Senate Democrats walked out of a closed-door meeting in a room near the Senate floor Tuesday afternoon, and their puzzled looks conveyed the divisions growing within the caucus.
Senate rejects credit card interest rate measure The Associated Press
Reuters - - 17 minutes ago
VENICE, La., May 19 (Reuters) - The first heavy oil from a giant Gulf of Mexico spill sloshed ashore in fragile Louisiana marshlands on Wednesday and part of the mess entered a powerful current that could carry it to Florida and beyond.
Video: Coast Guard: Fla. Tar Balls Not From Oil Spill The Associated Press
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Jerusalem Post - - 1 hour ago
US envoy George Mitchell is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday morning, after having met a day earlier with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
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FOXNews - - 3 hours ago
A member of Arizona's top government utilities agency threw down the gauntlet in a letter to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, threatening to cut off the city's power supply as retribution for the city's boycott of Arizona.
Ariz. regulator weighs retaliation for LA boycott Houston Chronicle
Ariz. regulator weighs retaliation for LA boycott The Associated Press
FOXNews - 3 hours ago
Rand Paul's victory in Kentucky's Republican Senate primary Tuesday night was the latest reminder that the Tea Party movement is shaping up to be an electoral force this year -- despite Democratic claims that the conservatives activists represent an ...
Race Profiles Kentucky Senate New York Times
Houston Chronicle - - 10 minutes ago
By APRIL CASTRO AP Writer © 2010 The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas - Conservatives on the Texas State Board of Education were defiant Wednesday as a parade of critics came before them, most urging a fresh rewrite of new classroom social studies ...
Video: HuTube Inside the Texas State Board of Education Texas Tribune
Texas textbook war: 'Slavery' or 'Atlantic triangular trade'? Christian Science Monitor
Bloomberg - - 48 minutes ago
May 20 (Bloomberg) -- Europe's debt crisis will depress the euro still further after it declined to the lowest level since 2006, according to UBS AG and BNP Paribas SA.
BusinessWeek - - 3 hours ago
May 19 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve officials raised their US growth estimates for 2010 and lowered forecasts for unemployment and inflation, according to minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on April 27-28.
Fed majority in no rush to sell assets: minutes MarketWatch
Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Symantec Corp. (SYMC) has agreed to purchase VeriSign Inc.'s (VRSN) identity and authentication business for $1.28 billion in an effort to round out its information-protection business ...
Symantec to Buy VeriSign Security for $1.28 Billion BusinessWeek
Symantec buying VeriSign's Web-security arm The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
SAN FRANCISCO--Wednesday morning, Google will open its annual developers conference, Google I/O, with a keynote presentation outlining its major product developments.
Google Apologizes for Google Wave Confusion PC Magazine
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN BERLIN - Prosecutors in Hamburg opened a criminal investigation of Google on Wednesday over its collecting of private Internet data from unsecured Wi-Fi networks in Germany.
Google Faces European Probes on Wi-Fi Data Wall Street Journal
Brin Says Google 'Screwed Up' Collecting Wi-Fi Data BusinessWeek
PC World - - 2 hours ago
Writing about Android can sometimes feel like writing science fiction. So forgive me for saying the following: The Android invasion is about to shift phases.
Gartner: Apple's iPhone #3 in Global OS Share, #7 in Handset Sales The Mac Observer
Gartner: Android Sales Now Exceed Windows Mobile PC Magazine
msnbc.com - - 26 minutes ago
Michael Becker / PictureGroup via AP By Craig Berman Crystal Bowersox has been an audience and judges' favorite from the beginning, while Lee Dewyze has never been in obvious danger of going home.
Idol top two odds: Crystal Bowersox 49%, Lee DeWyze 48%, bye Casey! Beatweek Magazine
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ABC News - - 42 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The independent studio behind "Twilight" on Wednesday said it reached a deal with Ashley Greene and Kellan Lutz to reprise their supporting roles as vampires in the fourth film in the franchise.
'Twilight' crisis averted! Cullen kids sign for final movies Hollywood Reporter
ESPN - - 2 hours ago
"This is where reputations are built," said TNT broadcaster Kevin Harlan a little more than four years ago, describing Phoenix Suns guard Leandro Barbosa on his way to a 26-point night in a blowout of the Lakers in Game 7 of a 2006 ...
Kobe Bryant: Phil Jackson confirms Lakers want pay cut Rotoworld.com
Houston Chronicle - - 41 minutes ago
Johnson led the NFL in receiving yards last year with 1569 and caught nine touchdown receptions. Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson will report to Methodist Training Center on Thursday and participate in his first organized team ...
Texans WR Johnson plans to attend practice despite contract dispute The Canadian Press
ESPN - 52 minutes ago
AP MODESTO, Calif. -- Francesso Chicchi emerged from a mass sprint to win stage 4 of the Tour of California on Wednesday, while American David Zabriskie kept the overall lead.
Chicchi outdistances the pack, Zabriskie keeps lead San Francisco Examiner
Lance Armstrong almost crashes; Francesco Chicchi wins stage Los Angeles Times (blog)
Los Angeles Times - - 5 hours ago
An analysis finds that 10% of men suffer serious depression at some point between a pregnant partner's first trimester and one year after childbirth.
ABC News - - 4 hours ago
A popular diet intended to curb the effects of autism received yet another blow today in the form of a new study that found that autistic children who adhered to a gluten-free, casein-free diet showed no ...
ABC News - - 3 hours ago
AP By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Prescription drug use among children grew several times faster than for adults last year, due in part to swine flu drugs and Type 2 diabetes medications, according to Medco Health Solutions Inc. The Franklin Lakes, ...
Spending on Drugs for Kids Rose 10.8% Last Year: Medco Report Wall Street Journal (blog)
New York Times - - May 15, 2010
OF all wars, only culture wars offer the hope of sheer, unadulterated hilarity. Sex and hypocrisy were staples of farce long before America became a nation, and they never go out of style.
Spinner - - May 14, 2010
Tom Fogerty was three years older than his brother John. When they were still in school in El Cerrito, Calif., Tom was the leader of their various bands.
CNN - - May 16, 2010
Authorities are waiting to interview survivors of Friday's shooting, during which a van crashed into a kindergarten. (CNN) -- The bodies of two men -- both decapitated and showing signs of torture -- were found early Sunday in ...
New York Times - - May 14, 2010
Short of becoming a reality TV star, the answer is rote and, some would argue, rather knee-jerk: Earn a college degree. The idea that four years of higher education will translate into a better job, higher earnings and a happier ...
Newsweek - - 5 hours ago
At its greatest depths, the sea floor is a dark, tranquil, and foreboding place, beyond the reach of both sunlight and human divers.