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Detroit Free Press - 29 minutes ago
By BRIAN DICKERSON • FREE PRESS COLUMNIST • May 24, 2009 The viewing public loves a fight, even when the match is rigged and the final decision a foregone conclusion.
Video: Obama: Terror Speech About Upholding Ideals The Associated Press
Don't call ex-Vice President Cheney a has-been The Associated Press
Washington Post - 5 minutes ago
AP COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Sri Lanka's government has pledged to UN chief Ban Ki-moon that it will rebuild democracy in territory recaptured from Tamil Tiger rebels and reintegrate child soldiers conscripted into the rebel army before its defeat last ...
Aljazeera.net - 1 hour ago
Thousands of South Korean mourners are paying their last respects to Roh Moo-Hyun, the former president, who apparently comitted suicide as he faced a corruption scandal.
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The Associated Press - 43 minutes ago
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Gunshots pierced the air as Pakistani troops battled Taliban fighters in Swat Valley's main city, while thousands of civilians hid in their homes, a witness said - pushing the fight to a critical phase in the effort to wrest the region ...
Street battle rages in Swat town Detroit Free Press
Xinhua - 1 hour ago
NEW DELHI, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the United States President Barack Obama held a telephone conversation Saturday, one day after Singh was sworn in as prime minister for a second term, according to a report of the ...
Reuters - May 22, 2009
By Paul Eckert and Arshad Mohammed - Analysis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Myanmar's surprise trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has dashed already slim chances that President Barack Obama's administration would ease US sanctions against the ...
UN Security Council Urges Burma to Release All Political Prisoners Voice of America
Burma's mockery guardian.co.uk
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Boston Globe - 2 hours ago
By Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow When Justice David Souter announced his retirement earlier this month, some commentators cast the decision as another sign of his admirably eccentric character.
The Next Justice Washington Post
Obama Expected to Announce Court Pick Soon Wall Street Journal
MiamiHerald.com - 1 hour ago
To a few of the few Americans paying attention, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a problem about a 2002 briefing on interrogations. BY DAVID LIGHTMAN WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has avoided serious damage from the relentless Republican ...
Video: Pelosi: Nothing More to Say on CIA Lying Charge The Associated Press
Review Of CIA Memos Divides Congress CBS News
Philadelphia Inquirer - 1 hour ago
By Jeff Gelles With a stroke of his pen Friday afternoon, President Obama cemented a political victory by reining in a credit card industry widely condemned for snaring consumers in financially crippling traps.
Hidden Cost Of Credit Cards Washington Post
Washington Post - 19 hours ago
By V. Dion Haynes Unemployment rates in the District, Maryland and Virginia showed signs of stabilizing in April, according to government data released yesterday.
Florida's jobless rate declines -- for now MiamiHerald.com
Unemployment Up in 44 States BusinessWeek
Bloomberg - 12 hours ago
By Scott Lanman May 23 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman Donald Kohn said the central bank's purchases of government and mortgage debt may boost the economy by $1 trillion and raise federal tax revenue by $175 billion in coming years.
Fed's Kohn Says Economy Showing Signs of Stabilizing Wall Street Journal
KARE - 4 hours ago
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
The choice of astronaut Charles Bolden as NASA administrator reassures many who feared that Obama was lukewarm on future manned missions.
Obama Picks Shuttle Veteran To Be First Black NASA Chief Washington Post
Bolden Is Tapped to Run NASA Wall Street Journal
San Francisco Chronicle - 3 hours ago
Alone once again in the sky, the space telescope Hubble is flying today 350 miles above the Earth preparing to send home fresh images of the stars and galaxies studding the fabric of our early universe.
NASA scientist fears end of an era United Press International
eWeek - 15 hours ago
Apple could be rolling out a Mac Tablet in the first half of 2010, according to widely circulated Wall Street analyst report. While Apple has publicly shot down suggestions that it would enter the mininotebook or netbook market, the existence of a ...
Cartier to Withdraw Suit Against Apple Over iPhone Applications Wall Street Journal
TMZ.com - 2 hours ago
We already know Adam Lambert can rock eyeliner like the late Freddie Mercury, but can he front Freddie's band? The guys from Queen aren't ruling it out after their performance on the "American Idol" finale.
'American Idol' winner Kris Allen: 'I won by getting to the finals' Dallas Morning News
Signs of a Kris Allen upset were there Tulsa World
Allentown Morning Call - 25 minutes ago
American Legion Post 950, Riegelsville, parade will form at 11:30 am at Riegelsville firehouse and proceed on Delaware Road to Easton Road and west on Elmwood Lane to the cemetery.
Memorial Day observances, parades Detroit Free Press
Memorial Day events are planned throughout region Poughkeepsie Journal
Los Angeles Times - May 22, 2009
The 'Night at the Museum' sequel will boost the institution's bottom line as well as its profile. By Jacqueline Trescott, Reporting From Washington Some of the artifacts that come to life in "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" are very ...
Smithsonian gears up for movie-fueled visitors News & Observer
REVIEW REWIND: A bump in the 'Night' The Daily News Online
Boston Globe - 1 hour ago
By Nick Cafardo We are reminded that in the days before instant replay, former Red Sox catcher Rich Gedman once hit a line drive that clanged off the right-field foul pole in Kansas City, but umpire Dale Scott called it foul.
Replay Home Run Lifts Mets Over Red Sox in 9th New York Times
FOXSports.com - 1 hour ago
by Chris Tomasson, Special to FOXSports.com DENVER - The Denver Nuggets on Sunday will hold a closed practice. There will be a burly security man standing near the door.
Bryant's Surge Carries Lakers Past Nuggets New York Times
Bryant, LeBron trade clutch for clutch Yahoo! Sports
USA Today - 14 minutes ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida stopped Rashad Evans at 3:57 of the second round to win the light heavyweight title at UFC 98 on Saturday night.
Lyoto Machida defeats Rashad Evans for light-heavyweight title Los Angeles Times
UFC 98: Live updates and analysis Detroit Free Press
Reuters - May 22, 2009
By Laura MacInnis and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, May 22 (Reuters) - The world must be ready for H1N1 swine flu to become more severe and kill more people, World Health Organization chief Dr.
Two more Britons have swine flu BBC News
Reuters - 1 hour ago
KUWAIT, May 24 (Reuters) - Eighteen US soldiers in Kuwait have H1N1 influenza, the first cases of the so-called swine flu in the Gulf Arab oil-exporting region, a government official said on Sunday.
US Kuwait troops suffer swine flu BBC News
Kuwait: 18 US soldiers with swine flu have left The Associated Press
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 7 hours ago
By CHAO XIONG, Star Tribune There is a difference between your right to choose and your right to deliver a death sentence to a minor in your custody.
New York Daily News - May 23, 2009
BY Alison Gendar and Corky Siemaszko David Williams (top left), Onta Williams (top right), Laguerre Payen (bottom left) and James Cromitie (bottom right) were busted Wednesday night.
Reuters - 7 hours ago
By ClimateBiz Staff - ClimateBiz Staff The nation's first federal climate change cleared a key hurdle last night by making it out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on a 33-25 vote.
Cost of cap-and-trade bill would trickle down to consumer Houston Chronicle
House panels will make haste on climate bill, Hoyer says New York Times
CNN - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- As President Obama reminds Americans that Memorial Day is more than the casual start of summer, many veterans advocates are eagerly waiting for more details about his plans for a revamped veterans program.
Video: Obama: Honor Veterans This Memorial Day The Associated Press
Obama, the Soldiers, and Memorial Day The New American