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CNN - 51 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A terror suspect detained at the US prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will be transported to the United States for trial in a civilian court, two Obama administration officials said.
Obama Speech to Address Gitmo Worries Wall Street Journal
USA Today - 33 minutes ago
By Kevin Winter, Getty Images for Fox By Brian Mansfield, Special for USA TODAY American Idol delivered a shocker Wednesday, as voters chose Kris Allen for the title over Adam Lambert, who had been considered a prohibitive favorite for much of the ...
Adam Lambert falls in 'American Idol' upset as Kris Allen takes title New York Daily News
New York Times - 33 minutes ago
By JENNIFER STEINHAUER LOS ANGELES - Direct democracy has once again upended California - enough so that the state may finally consider another way by overhauling its Constitution for the first time in 130 years.
Golden (State) Opportunity Wall Street Journal
California legislative leaders: 'We are going to cut' Los Angeles Times
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Aljazeera.net - 1 hour ago
The US has expressed some concern over Iran's latest test launch of a medium range missile but appeared to be refraining from tough talk amid Washington's diplomatic overtures to Tehran.
Iran leader announces successful missile test Los Angeles Times
US officials: Iran missile may be more advanced The Associated Press
Washington Post - 43 minutes ago
By Emily Wax COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, May 21 -- The United Nations pressed Sri Lanka's government on Wednesday to give aid workers unfettered access to war zones in the country's north and allow them to evacuate any civilians still trapped there after the ...
Tamil children 'being abducted' BBC News
Australia prepares for influx of Tamil asylum seekers Radio Australia
AFP - 33 minutes ago
DUBLIN (AFP) - Sexual abuse was "endemic" in boys' homes in Ireland and church leaders turned a blind eye to it, according to a major new report on mistreatment in church-run institutions dating back to the 1930s.
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New York Times - 1 hour ago
By CARL HULSE WASHINGTON - Congress on Wednesday sent President Obama a set of new rules governing credit card companies, completing a trio of consumer-related measures that Democrats had raced to get signed into law by Memorial Day.
Credit card reform was past due San Francisco Chronicle
House Passes Credit Card Bill, Sending It to President Washington Post
USA Today - 44 minutes ago
By Brennan Linsley, AP By Richard Wolf and Mimi Hall, USA TODAY WASHINGTON - Two days after his inauguration, Barack Obama signed executive orders banning harsh interrogation techniques and requiring that military detention facilities at Cuba's ...
Obama will try to quell concern on Guant namo detainees San Jose Mercury News
Obama undoes Bush-era policy that undercut states The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - 2 hours ago
By JOSEPH B. WHITE WASHINGTON -- The "American Clean Energy and Security Act" is one of the most ambitious efforts to re-engineer American social and economic behavior in decades, presenting risks and opportunities for a wide array of businesses from ...
House Panel Continues Debate on Climate-Change Bill Washington Post
Thinking About Cap And Trade, Ctd Atlantic Online
Reuters - 1 hour ago
By Satomi Noguchi TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar fell to a two-month low against the yen on Thursday extending a slide made the previous day after the Federal Reserve said it had considered buying more securities at its last policy meeting.
Video: May 20: Stocks Fall After Fed Lowers '09 Outlook The Associated Press
Fed's Mortgage Ammo: Buy More Treasurys Wall Street Journal
New York Times - 1 hour ago
Forbes - 23 minutes ago
By James Saft LONDON, May 21 (Reuters) - Sure, seeing your economy shrink at a 15 percent annual clip is depressing, quite literally, but if you believe in even a tepid global economic recovery in the second half, then Japan is actually attractive.
Video: Japan GDP in worst postwar shape France 24
Singapore Q1 GDP slumps 14.6 pct, less than expected guardian.co.uk
San Francisco Chronicle - 9 minutes ago
(05-20) 19:28 PDT -- In its biggest clash yet with law enforcement, Craigslist sued South Carolina's attorney general today to block him from filing criminal charges against the online classified site for abetting prostitution.
Online Sex Connections Linked to False Sense of Security Washington Post
Reuters - 1 hour ago
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 20 (Reuters) - Years of training didn't prepare the shuttle Atlantis astronauts for the problems encountered during NASA's final servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope, the crew said on Wednesday.
The Hubble: Real Men at Work Wall Street Journal
Obama calls astronauts aboard shuttle Atlantis The Associated Press
ChannelWeb - 4 hours ago
This week it seems as if everyone is waiting for the next version of some new search engine to come along and topple Google from its throne.
Yahoo Plugs Search Progress: Toward a Web of Objects BusinessWeek
Will Kumo Find Google's Search Soft Spots? TechNewsWorld
USA Today - 30 minutes ago
By Guy Kinziger, AFP/Getty Images By Anthony Breznican, USA TODAY Fifteen years after the American filmmaker claimed the Golden Palm grand prize for Pulp Fiction , his Inglourious Basterds is cutting an audacious and bloody swath of revenge fantasy ...
Gallery: Screeing of 'Inglourious Bastards' Huntington Herald Dispatch
Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds': Kosher porn? Los Angeles Times
Reuters - 2 hours ago
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Arnold Schwarzenegger was too busy running California to save the world in the new "Terminator" movie.
Terminator Salvation Entertainment Weekly
Reuters - 4 hours ago
By Paul Thomasch NEW YORK (Reuters) - CBS unveiled on Wednesday a new comedy and three dramas, including one starring LL Cool J, making slight adjustments to the only prime-time television schedule to increase its audiences in the past season.
Instant TV reviews: CBS and four new fall shows Entertainment Weekly
CBS moves `The Mentalist,' picks up `Medium' The Associated Press
New York Times - 14 minutes ago
By TYLER KEPNER Three hours before the first pitch on Wednesday, Phil Hughes was the only player in the Yankees' clubhouse. The rest of the team was sequestered in a nearby conference room, holding court.
Yankees hit 3 straight homers, win 8th in row The Associated Press
MLB.com - 27 minutes ago
By Ian Browne / MLB.com BOSTON -- The Boston bats combined to create a power-packed special that thrilled a crowd of 38099 at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.
Ortiz ends homerless drought in Boston's 8-3 win The Associated Press
Cecil stumbles as Blue Jays get hammered National Post
MLB.com - 43 minutes ago
By Mark Sheldon / MLB.com CINCINNATI -- The Reds snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the Phillies on Wednesday night at Great American Ball Park.
Harang, Phillips lead Reds over Phillies 5-1 The Associated Press
Bats unable to back Moyer in defeat Phillies.com
New York Times - 31 minutes ago
By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Confirming the first impressions of many American and Mexican doctors, federal health officials said on Wednesday that people born before 1957 appear to have some immunity to the swine flu virus now circulating.
Older people have new-flu antibodies USA Today
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 19 minutes ago
By CURT BROWN and JENNA ROSS, Star Tribune staff writers SLEEPY EYE, MINN. - Tony Hauser walked through the fierce wind Wednesday, crossing his farmyard to feed his 80 dairy cows as his German shepherds, Butch and Max, tailed along.
Police look for Minn. mother, son who fled chemo The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Mayor Bloomberg has been giving matter-of-fact updates and practical advice, but some say he needs to do a better job of reassuring 'the worried well' in the face of the potentially fatal H1N1 virus.
More City Schools Closed by Flu New York Times
Reuters - 22 minutes ago
NEW YORK, May 20 (Reuters - Four men were arrested on Wednesday in a suspected plot to bomb a synagogue and Jewish community center in New York and to shoot at military planes with stinger missiles, federal law enforcement officials said.
Arrests in New York 'attack plot' BBC News
CNN - 2 hours ago
FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (SI.com) -- The wife of Scott Schoeneweis, a pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks, was found dead Wednesday at her home in suburban Phoenix, police said.
Wife of D-backs pitcher found dead in Phoenix area The Associated Press
Washington Post - 28 minutes ago
By Tim Johnston HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, May 20 -- Burma's military rulers allowed foreign diplomats and Burmese reporters to attend the widely criticized trial of democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday, a move that observers said showed ...
Clinton Calls Trial of Aung San Suu Kyi Outrageous Voice of America