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Seismic Readings Appear to Point to a Small Nuclear Test

New York Times - ‎25 minutes ago‎
An official of the Japan Meteorological Agency at a news conference on Monday with a graph of data about ground motion. By THOM SHANKER and WILLIAM J. BROAD WASHINGTON - Initial seismic readings from the underground blast in North Korea were consistent ...

Violence in India over guru's death

CNN International - ‎46 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI, India (CNN) -- Tensions eased in the northern Indian state of Punjab on Tuesday, following widespread violence across the region after a Sikh guru was shot to death and another was wounded at an Indian temple in Vienna, Austria.

California Supreme Court to issue Prop. 8 decision today

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Rulings are expected on the legality of the measure barring same-sex marriage and the status of those who married before it was approved by voters.

Trial May Further Isolate Burma

Washington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Tim Johnston BANGKOK, May 25 -- The decision by Burma's government to put Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader and Nobel Peace laureate, on trial has chilled relations with some of the ruling military junta's traditional allies and made it less ...

Roh's death still tops 'most read' lists in South Korea

CNN International - ‎46 minutes ago‎
By Nicolai Hartvig SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) -- North Korea's largest-ever nuclear test had little impact on a South Korean people fraught with sorrow and recrimination following the suicide of their former president, according to media and bloggers ...

Sri Lanka accused of 'ethnic cleansing' of Tamil areas

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Sri Lankan government has been accused of launching a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" following its victory over the Tamil Tigers in the country's 26 year civil war.

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Police: Tyson's 4-year-old daughter on life support

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter is on life support after she was found with her neck on a treadmill cable Monday, police said.

Small Bomb Goes Off On Upper East Side

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
An explosion about 3:30 am Monday on Manhattan's Upper East Side, possibly caused by a small bomb made from fireworks, destroyed a sidewalk bench and shattered windows in a Starbucks outlet.

Gerhartsreiter trial will test insanity defense

Boston Globe - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Jonathan Saltzman The case is called Commonwealth v. Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, but like many things about the high-profile trial that starts this week in Boston, even that is in dispute.

Euro Declines on Concern Banking Weakness in Europe Will Spread

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Yasuhiko Seki and Ron Harui May 26 (Bloomberg) -- The euro fell for the first time in seven days against the dollar after Britain's Telegraph newspaper cited a German banking regulator saying debt at the nation's biggest lenders may increase.

Report: GM bankruptcy expected as early as this week

Bizjournals.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
General Motors Corp. is expected to file bankruptcy as early as this week and could get up to $30 billion in additional federal bailout funds, according to a report in the Washington Post.

German Export Plunge Sparked Record Economic Slump

Bloomberg - ‎54 minutes ago‎
By Simone Meier May 26 (Bloomberg) -- German exports and company spending plunged in the first quarter, dragging Europe's largest economy into its deepest slump on record.
Germany Confirms 3.8% GDP Drop Wall Street Journal

Nokia opens Ovi online software and content store

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia said it opened its online software and content store, Ovi Store, globally to some 50 million phone users on Tuesday.

New home needed for shuttle replica

Florida Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
BY SUSANNE CERVENKA • FLORIDA TODAY • May 26, 2009 Chuck Ryan felt honored when he was asked to revamp a massive student-built space shuttle replica for Kennedy Space Center firefighters to use for training.

Lenovo IdeaPad S12 has Nvidia Ion Inside

Techtree.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Lenovo has introduced the first Nvidia Ion platform based IdeaPad S12 netbook. Lenovo IdeaPad S12 features Intel Atom processor and promises a battery life of up to six hours on a six cell battery.

Mel Gibson's gal pal Oksana Grigorieva is pregnant and he's the dad

New York Daily News - ‎12 minutes ago‎
BY Erica Pearson Just six weeks after the "Passion of the Christ" actor's wife of 28 years filed for divorce, Gibson told Jay Leno that his Russian gal pal, Oksana Grigorieva, 39, is indeed expecting their child.

Weakness of 'Terminator' opening is a blow to weekend box-office ...

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ticket sales for the long Memorial Day weekend rise just 1.7% from a year earlier despite a strong start for the 'Night at the Museum' sequel.

Twitter eyes foray into TV

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - How's this for a tweet? Twitter is coming to a television near you. The social-networking and micro-blogging service is developing the first TV series that incorporates Twitter into the action of ...

Role players help Nuggets look like championship team

SI.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
DENVER -- Coaches are fond of reminding us that basketball is a team sport, that no one player can carry a team to a championship.

Indians reverse fortunes, rally past Rays

The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com - ‎40 minutes ago‎
AP CLEVELAND-It was the sort of disaster that usually has happened to the Indians this season. Build a big lead. Blow it with a barrage of bad pitches that miss the plate by half a foot or are thrown dead solid down the middle and blasted over the ...
Indians rally to beat Rays Los Angeles Times

COCA-COLA 600 Reutimann triumphs thanks to rain

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Halted four times by rain and finally abandoned more than 24 hours after it was scheduled to start, NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 - already the longest race of the year - turned into a two-day calamity.

Dealmaker sought to bring Hausers home

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
By CURT BROWN, Star Tribune When Daniel Hauser and his mother walked into the plush office of criminal defense attorney Jennifer Keller in Irvine, Calif.
Boy refusing cancer treatment back home United Press International

REFILE-Australia H1N1 flu tally rises to 32

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
CANBERRA, May 26 (Reuters) - Australia's government on Tuesday ordered more than 2000 passengers of a visiting cruise ship to isolate themselves after two child passengers were confirmed with H1N1, raising the country's total to 32.

Refusing whooping cough vaccine shown to raise risk

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Andrew Stern CHICAGO, May 26 (Reuters) - One in 20 children whose parents do not get them vaccinated against whooping cough catch the highly contagious virus, researchers said on Tuesday.

SF Memorial Day events honor the fallen

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
(05-25) 19:42 PDT -- Proud words were spoken and cannon shots fired during a ceremony at San Francisco's historic Presidio grounds Monday as hundreds of people listened to tributes paid to the nation's fallen warriors.
Area honors its fallen heroes Vallejo Times-Herald
Veterans honored Paradise Post

60 dead in Bangladesh, India cyclone

AFP - ‎1 hour ago‎
DHAKA (AFP) - The death toll from a cyclone that slammed into Bangladesh and east India rose to at least 60 as emergency relief supplies were rushed to affected villages, officials said.

Afghanistan suicide attack kills 3 foreign soldiers

Reuters - ‎45 minutes ago‎
KABUL (Reuters) - Three soldiers fighting with NATO-led forces and a civilian were killed by a suicide car bomb attack on a military convoy in east Afghanistan on Tuesday, Afghan officials and a spokesman for the alliance said.