Reuters - - 42 minutes ago
TOKYO, June 2 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama said on Wednesday he and his powerful party No. 2 would resign after a slide in the polls threatened their party's chances in an election expected next ...
Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama resigns Times Online
Asia Slips; Japan Erases Loss Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
ISTANBUL - Since 2007, a small group of hard-core activists has repeatedly tried to sail cargo-laden ships into Gaza in an effort to thwart Israel's blockade.
White House Backs UN Stance on Israeli Flotilla Raid Voice of America
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Cleanup and containment efforts continue at the Gulf of Mexico site of the oil spill following the Deepwater Horizon explosion. Get a status update on the location of the oil slick, endangered areas and much more.
Video: Feds Open Criminal Probe of Gulf Oil Spill The Associated Press
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A resident of Amatitlán, Guatemala, cleared mud from his doorway on Tuesday after a weekend tropical storm caused heavy damage in Central America, killing at least 179 people in the region.
Video: Crews Probe Massive Guatemala Sinkhole The Associated Press
Giant sinkhole shocks neighborhood in Guatemala City CNN International
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG - North Korea's soccer team arrived Tuesday at the World Cup, where it will be supported by cheerleaders recruited from China, led by a forward born in Japan and prohibited at home from receiving free television coverage ...
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Last September, marine scientists studying deep-sea biology in the northern Gulf of Mexico lowered a submersible robot off the side of a government research vessel and piloted it 1300 feet to the ocean floor.
Video: Environmental, Economic Costs of Gulf Oil Spill The Associated Press
USA Today - 8 minutes ago
Rep. Artur Davis has lost his bid to become the first African American elected governor in Alabama, the Associated Press has reported.
Sparks leads Dems for Al. governor; GOP bunched up The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Four summers ago, a handful of Spanish-speaking radio disc jockeys encouraged hundreds of thousands of Latino marchers to the streets of Los Angeles and other cities to support immigration reform.
New York Times - - 16 minutes ago
The American International Group scuttled the deal to sell its huge Asian life insurance arm to Prudential of Britain for about $35 billion, in a major setback to repaying the government for its 2008 ...
Prudential withdraws from AIG Asia deal MarketWatch
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Wall Street Journal - - 55 minutes ago
Hewlett-Packard Co. said it plans to shed about 9000 workers from its technology-services division while investing $1 billion to modernize the unit, as it moves to jumpstart growth in an industry that's lagged the economic recovery.
Hewlett-Packard to cut 9000 jobs as focus changes Boston Globe
Reuters - - 48 minutes ago
TOKYO, June 2 (Reuters) - Honda Motor (7267.T) said a key car parts factory in south China resumed full production on Wednesday, ending more than two weeks of disruption after workers downed tools to demand higher wages in a high-profile and sometimes ...
Honda to Reopen Shuttered China Parts Factory Today BusinessWeek
USA Today - - 1 hour ago
Update at 10:41 pm: Speaking about privacy, Jobs says it's an issue Apple takes "extremely seriously." He cites the example of a location-based app that always asks users whether they want to use location data each time.
ChannelWeb - - 1 hour ago
Google is reportedly phasing out its internal usage of Windows due to security concerns, but Microsoft solution providers aren't buying this line of reasoning.
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The Apple App Store police are now rejecting iPhone and iPad applications for behaving like "widgets" and "creating their own desktops," according to one developer who's busy eating his previous claims that Apple isn't evil.
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - In the baby-boomer psychodrama of the 1990s, Al and Tipper Gore supposedly had the enduring marriage while the union of the other half of their buddy movie - Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton - seemed not so likely to last.
Video: Al and Tipper Gore Split After 40 Years The Associated Press
Al and Tipper Gore announce separation Los Angeles Times
ABC News - - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Charlie Sheen, star of hit TV sitcom "Two and a Half Men," is expected to enter a new plea of no contest to assaulting his wife in Colorado last year and could spend up to 30 days in jail, reports said on Tuesday.
Agreement Reached In Sheen Case WDIV Detroit
Scoop: Charlie Sheen ready to serve time in jail San Francisco Examiner
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The duchess of York says a tape of her offering a tabloid reporter access to former husband Prince Andrew of Britain for $750000 is an "absolute horror.
People: Sarah Ferguson says she was drunk and desperate on video San Jose Mercury News
New York Times - - 26 minutes ago
Javier Vazquez already owned a victory at Yankee Stadium this season, gifted to him after a four-pitch relief appearance two weeks ago.
MLB.com - - 54 minutes ago
DETROIT -- If Jake Westbrook wasn't all the way back to his pre-injury form before Tuesday night's start at Comerica Park, he might be now.
Tigers lose to Indians, now 1-4 in current homestand Detroit Free Press
USA Today - - 16 minutes ago
By Chris Carlson, AP By J. Michael Falgoust, USA TODAY EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - The day after Andrew Bynum had his right knee drained, not much had changed.
From Beacon Street to the Back Bay, Boston is pumped for the Finals Los Angeles Times
New York Times - 36 minutes ago
By REUTERS The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the sale of Amgen's osteoporosis drug Prolia to help prevent fractures in postmenopausal women.
FDA clears Amgen's bone-strengthening drug, Prolia The Associated Press
USA Today - - 4 hours ago
An experimental vaccine prevented breast cancer in genetically engineered mice, according to a preliminary study in the June 10 issue of Nature Medicine.
Health Buzz: Study Opens Door for Breast Cancer Vaccine U.S. News & World Report
Hopes for breast cancer vaccine BBC News
Reuters - - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A urine test can help doctors better spot prostate cancer than either the current blood test or a rectal exam alone, US researchers reported on Tuesday.
Tracking PSA Test Results Over Time Gives Clues to Cancer U.S. News & World Report
Wall Street Journal - May 31, 2010
Feeling tapped out after stimulus, ObamaCare and everything else? Senator Bob Casey has one more deal for you. If the Pennsylvania Democrat gets his way, US taxpayers will also pick up the astonishing tab for poorly managed union pension plans.
Los Angeles Times - May 30, 2010
America keeps looking for one simple solution for its education shortcomings. There isn't one. The "unschooling" movement of the 1970s featured open classrooms, in which children studied what they were most interested in, when they felt ready.
Buzz Log (blog) - - May 28, 2010
For many, Memorial Day brings to mind images of parades and picnics, of barbecues and baseball games. What's sometimes forgotten are the reasons for the holiday: The sacrifices made by American soldiers in times of conflict.
CNNMoney - May 28, 2010
Shuttered businesses line a downtown street November 20, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. By Sara Behunek, contributorMay 28, 2010: 1:06 PM ET FORTUNE -- Several downtrodden cities are on the verge of defaulting on their debt, putting financially encumbered ...
Los Angeles Times - 11 hours ago
Schools are struggling financially, but a lawsuit aimed at the correcting the problem could backfire. Whichever way you slice the numbers, California's funding for public schools is nothing to cheer about.