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Search continues for missing Air France flight

CNN International - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- Brazilian and French rescue teams continued to search Tuesday for the passengers of an Air France jet that disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean as details of Flight 447 began to emerge.

Conan eases into 'Tonight Show,' but comic is sure to unleash his ...

New York Daily News - ‎2 hours ago‎
How did Conan O'Brien fare in his debut as host of The Tonight Show? He was OK - but the jury is still out. He flopped. His style will never work at 11:30.
Conan is off and running Los Angeles Times

China anger with North Korea echoes in the press

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Chris Buckley BEIJING, June 2 (Reuters) - The top item on the Chinese website of Beijing's embassy in Pyongyang is a condemnation of North Korea's nuclear test.

Dozens of Pakistani Cadets Are Rescued

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By SABRINA TAVERNISE and IRFAN ASHRAF ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Dozens of students and teachers from a military college who were abducted by the Taliban in the mountains of western Pakistan were freed Tuesday morning, the Pakistani Army said.

Cairo Steps Up Security Ahead of Obama Visit

Voice of America - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Peter Clottey Egypt has stepped up security in the capital, Cairo ahead of US President Barack Obama's much anticipated visit.

Israel plays down latest US criticism

AFP - ‎33 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israel tried to play down the latest blunt criticism from main ally Washington after US President Barack Obama vowed to adopt a more "honest" tone with the Jewish state.

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Kan. doctor refused to quit: 'I know they need me'

The Associated Press - ‎33 minutes ago‎
To some he was an unflinching hero, to others a remorseless villain. As a late-term abortion doctor, George Tiller knew he had chosen a dangerous career, one that made him a lightning rod.

Slaying hinders abortion foes' focus on Sotomayor pick

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Rev. Patrick Mahoney (center) of the Christian Defense Coalition condemned the shooting death of Dr. George Tiller at news conference yesterday in Washington, DC (Brendan Hoffman/ Getty Images) By Susan Milligan WASHINGTON - The slaying of a Kansas ...
Look for Sotomayor to Add Heat Wall Street Journal

Cheney: OK with gays marrying

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - Former Vice President Dick Cheney said yesterday that he supports gays being able to marry but that he thinks states, not the federal government, should make the decision.

Don't expect a GM fire sale

CNNMoney.com - ‎40 minutes ago‎
You'll find some good deals on General Motors cars, but don't look for panic selling and rock bottom prices. By Peter Valdes-Dapena, cnnmoney.

Citigroup Treasury Stake Helped Prompt Ejection From Dow Index

Bloomberg - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Bradley Keoun and Eric Martin June 2 (Bloomberg) -- Citigroup Inc., once the world's biggest bank by market value, was dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average because the stock may cease to reflect the industry once the US government becomes ...
Here's Why We Changed The Dow Wall Street Journal

Treasuries Gain as Geithner Says There Will Be Enough Demand

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Wes Goodman June 2 (Bloomberg) -- Treasuries rose, sending yields on 10-year notes down from the highest in six months, as Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said in Beijing there will be demand for the record amount of debt the US is selling.

Microsoft takes aim at Wii with 3-D camera

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microsoft, in a bid to court Nintendo Wii users while pushing the edge of gaming and entertainment, unveiled a new 3-D motion-capture camera Monday that encourages full-body interaction.

Out of the starting gates, Microsoft's Bing is off to an early start

Computerworld - ‎12 hours ago‎
By Sharon Gaudin Computerworld - Two days earlier than expected, Microsoft Corp. had its new search engine - Bing - up and running.

Google reads my blogs again, uses my e-book model

ZDNet - ‎3 hours ago‎
OK, so the great and powerful GOOG probably didn't give a lot of thought to my model of electronically distributing textbooks for use on commodity netbooks when they announced their upcoming e-book initiative.

Post-Defeat, Susan Boyle Checks Into Hospital

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts Susan Boyle, despite her defeat on "Britain's Got Talent," continues to dominate the headlines.

Our Favorite 'Twilight' MTV Movie Awards Moments

MTV.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
From Rob and Kristen's near-kiss to the trailer seen 'round the world, the book-turned-movie made a huge splash Sunday night.

Kathy Griffin: Eminem's tantrum was a 'stunt' at MTV Movie Awards

Los Angeles Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
"It was a stunt!" That's what Kathy Griffin suspects of Eminem stomping out of the MTV Movie Awards after getting ambushed by Sacha Baron Cohen as the effusively gay blade Bruno.
MTV Movie Awards ratings rise Hollywood Reporter

Formidable Red Wings show icy efficiency

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Kevin Paul Dupont It's hard not to be in awe of the Detroit Red Wings, even if they haven't played their best in these Stanley Cup finals.
Shut-out Crosby out of sight San Francisco Chronicle

Joba Chamberlain gives Yanks solid 8 innings, defensive gem in win ...

Boston Herald - ‎16 minutes ago‎
By Pete Caldera / The Record (Hackensack NJ) CLEVELAND - Joba Chamberlain was back to pitching the eighth inning on Monday night, but he was his own setup man against the Cleveland Indians.

Oswalt silences Rockies

Denver Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Patrick Saunders Astros starter Roy Oswalt delivers a pitch during the first inning Monday night. Oswalt gave up Todd Helton's home run, and not much else, while earning the victory.
NL Capsules SI.com
Bats quiet in Rockies loss Denver Daily News

Swine flu more active than seasonal flu

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
The state's first two deaths from swine flu - reported by public health officials Monday - are not necessarily evidence that the new virus is particularly dangerous, but it's proving to be much more active than seasonal influenza, infectious disease ...

Senators Set to Visit White House to Discuss Health Care Overhaul

New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and ROBERT PEAR WASHINGTON - President Obama will meet with influential Senate Democrats on Tuesday to discuss overhauling health care, as the White House releases a report asserting that revamping the system would increase the ...

Study finds antidepressant doesn't help autistic children

Los Angeles Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Nationwide research finds that citalopram is no more effective than a placebo and that its side effects are twice as bad. About a third of autistic kids take the drug, known as Celexa in the US By Karen Kaplan An antidepressant commonly prescribed to ...

Senate adjourns without continuing transportation, insurance ...

Dallas Morning News - ‎1 hour ago‎
AUSTIN - The Legislature's 2009 session ended in a bitter meltdown late Monday as the Senate refused to vote on whether to keep two major state agencies alive, setting up the possibility of a special session within months to revive the transportation ...

Michigan big-city crime rate down

Detroit Free Press - ‎47 minutes ago‎
BY AMBER HUNT • FREE PRESS STAFF WRITERS • June 2, 2009 Violent crime in Detroit dropped more than 11% in 2008, surpassing a nationwide average 2.5% dip among large cities, based on data released Monday by the FBI.
Murders down, but property crimes up Atlanta Journal Constitution

State's unemployment fund short by billions

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎52 minutes ago‎
California is paying out so much for jobless benefits and collecting so little in payroll taxes that its unemployment insurance fund could be $17.8 billion in debt by the end of 2010, according to a new report from the state Employment Development ...