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ROBERT, La. - The hypnotic video of mud, gas and oil billowing from the seafloor has become an Internet sensation as Americans watch to see whether BP's effort to plug the gusher in the Gulf of Mexico succeeds.
'Top kill' shows little apparent progress in stopping oil Austin American-Statesman
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
After Barack Obama won the White House, he and his aides wrestled for weeks over what to do about Bill Clinton if his wife joined the administration.
Rahm to Bill to Joe Wall Street Journal
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Pakistani commandos made way for a colleague carrying an injured worshiper at one of two mosques stormed by gunmen in Lahore, Pakistan, on Friday.
Video: Attackers Strike Sect Mosques in Pakistan The Associated Press
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UNITED NATIONS - Hard-fought negotiations over the future of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty ended here on Friday with 189 nations reaffirming their commitment to eliminating all nuclear weapons and setting a new 2012 deadline ...
Video: Turkey silent on nuclear stockpile Al Jazeera
Boston Globe - 2 hours ago
Rescue workers searched for the victims at the site of a train crash in eastern India that killed at least 56 people yesterday. (Bikas Das/Associated Press) BANGALORE, India - A freight train rammed into derailed coaches of a passenger express in ...
Video: Maoist rebels suspected in India train derailment killing at least 71 AsianCorrespondent
India: Deadly Rail Crash Follows Blast New York Times
AFP - 11 hours ago
LYON, France - Cross-border police agency Interpol said Friday it had received no request to track fugitive Thai ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra and that it would not arrest him on purely "political" grounds.
Thais up Red Shirt watch; no warrant on ex-PM yet The Associated Press
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Washington Post - - 3 hours ago
Congress has taken two big steps toward ending the "don't ask, don't tell" ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military.
Video: House Votes to Repeal 'don't Ask, Don't Tell' The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
Atty. Gen. Terry Goddard says he has urged Justice Department officials not to sue. Busloads of activists are heading to Phoenix to protest.
DOJ, Arizona officials meet over immigration law The Associated Press
Morning Sentinel - - 12 minutes ago
Fallen heroes will be honored for Memorial Day on Monday with parades and ceremonies from Waterville to Skowhegan and beyond. OLD GLORY: Walter Powell of the Skowhegan Highway Department hangs an American flag on a ...
MEMORIAL DAY | Local events Youngstown Vindicator
Memorial Day events in area communities Kennebec Journal
Reuters - - 5 hours ago
An investor talks on his mobile phone while standing in front of an electronic board displaying stock prices at the Karachi Stock Exchange May 25, 2010.
Video: Stocks Retreat As Fitch Downgrades Spain's Debt The Associated Press
US stocks end worst May in years Washington Post
Reuters - - 42 minutes ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Prudential (PRU.L) has entered talks to cut its $35.5 billion offer for AIG's (AIG.N) Asian life insurance arm in a last-ditch bid to salvage a deal criticized by shareholders as too expensive.
Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
DETROIT—Ford Motor Co.'s sales analyst on Friday said the US auto industry will continue its current pace and finish May on track for an annual sales rate of slightly more than 11 million new cars and trucks.
Ford mum on Mercury brand's status Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of the social networking site, said in a Washington Post op-ed that Facebook will try to simplify its privacy settings.
Scrutiny of Google, Facebook privacy practices intensifies Los Angeles Times
Reuters - - 10 hours ago
A shop assistant (L) displays an iPad at an electronic products store in Hefei, Anhui province May 28, 2010. Apple has yet to announce a launch date for mainland China, which could prove a much more difficult market to profit from.
Video: Excitement as iPad comes to Europe Al Jazeera
Apple IPad Outshines Mona Lisa as Global Sales Start BusinessWeek
msnbc.com - - 10 hours ago
Verizon Wireless iPhone? It's been on the wish list of many users for awhile but it's not likely to be announced June 7, when Steve Jobs is expected to unveil the next-generation iPhone.
Kansas City Star - 9 minutes ago
AP PROVO, Utah | Gary Coleman, the child star of the smash 1970s TV sitcom “Diff'rent Strokes,” died Friday after suffering a brain hemorrhage.
Brain hemorrhage claims Gary Coleman at 42 Winston-Salem Journal
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It was 12 years ago that viewers were first introduced to Carrie, Miranda, Samantha and Charlotte; four New York characters who entertained, sometimes shocked and inspired a generation of women.
Will 'Sex and the City 2' tie-ins be turnoffs? San Francisco Chronicle
What recession? 'Sex and the City 2' revels in $$ The Associated Press
ABC News - - 4 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze and runner-up Crystal Bowersox said on Friday they look forward to their new lives after finishing the hit TV show, and they both described being on "Idol" as exhausting work ...
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Robinson Cano, center, after hitting a grand slam. Curtis Granderson, left, who returned from a groin injury, scored. By BEN SHPIGEL The Yankees' favorable schedule, with 13 of 16 games against last-place teams, gives them a chance to fatten their ...
Hughes bounces back as Yankees beat Indians 8-2 The Associated Press
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U.S. News & World Report - 8 hours ago
FRIDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- Criminal penalties could be levied against the Johnson & Johnson division responsible for a recent massive recall of pediatric medications, a US Food and Drug Administration official said Thursday.
FDA Weighing Penalties Against J&J Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 11 hours ago
GENEVA, May 28 (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation called on Friday for more action against tobacco advertising that targets women and girls, especially in developing countries.
Video: World No Tobacco Day Express Tribune
WebMD - - May 27, 2010
May 27, 2010 -- Regular use of tanning beds triples or even quadruples the risk of developing melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, new research finds.
Tanning Beds Can Greatly Boost Melanoma Risk BusinessWeek
Wall Street Journal - - May 27, 2010
AP In this aerial photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana's tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burned on April 21.
CNN - - 14 hours ago
Summer Lake, Oregon (CNN) -- As the sun rises, cool blues and grays begin their slow transition to glowing golds and ambers. Like a child's pop-up book, dimension is added and a valley is transformed.
Huffington Post (blog) - May 25, 2010
President Barack Obama reacts as he enters to speak at a fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., in San Francisco, Tuesday, May 25, 2010.
New York Times - - May 27, 2010
In the weeks since the Deepwater Horizon explosion, the political debate has fallen into predictably partisan and often puerile categories.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune - - May 23, 2010
Jo Ann Koontz and Christopher Boss, above, warn that any commercial property owner looking to walk away from their properties must beware of both the bank and the Internal Revenue Service.