Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
With the midterm elections nearing, the president by now had planned to be focusing on jobs and the economy. But the gulf oil spills has sidetracked him - and potentially Democrats' election hopes.
Video: Obama: End Dependence on Fossil Fuels The Associated Press
Another Speech Worth Noticing: Obama in Pittsburgh The Atlantic
Denver Post - 1 hour ago
By The Denver Post US Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff acknowledged tonight that he discussed three possible jobs with the deputy chief of staff of the Obama administration - all contingent upon a decision by Romanoff not to challenge US Sen.
Romanoff confirms job discussions with White House The Associated Press
New York Times - - 39 minutes ago
JERUSALEM - Israel worked Wednesday to defuse rising international anger by agreeing to a rapid release of all detainees - including those suspected of attacking its soldiers - taken after the deadly nighttime raid of six ships ...
Abbas grants sea activists Palestinian citizenship Jerusalem Post
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Pedestrians are reflected on a stock index board outside of a brokerage in Tokyo May 26, 2010. TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average rose 2.6 percent on Thursday following a rally on Wall Street, led higher by exporters such as Canon Inc (7751.
BBC News - 1 hour ago
Turkish planes carrying hundreds of activists from the Gaza-bound aid flotilla intercepted by Israeli forces have arrived in Istanbul from Israel.
Video: Raw Video: Flotilla Activists Return to Turkey The Associated Press
Turkish aid activists arrive home Aljazeera.net
BBC News - 5 hours ago
For the people of west Cumbria, the events of today will be almost impossible to comprehend. In this part of north west England, shootings are rare and major crime is almost unheard of.
Police confirm 12 people killed in shooting spree in northern England CNN International
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trade Representative Ron Kirk has canceled plans to attend a trade meeting this weekend in Japan after a metal ladder struck his car on a Dallas highway, his office said on Wednesday.
Ron Kirk injured in Texas accident Dallas Morning News
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
Participants carry a large rainbow flag towards the US Capitol during a gay rights demonstration in Washington October 11, 2009. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday expanded benefits for same-sex partners of federal employees, ...
Obama orders more benefits for same-sex partners of federal workers CNN International
FOXNews - - 4 hours ago
The Los Angeles Unified School District school board wants all public school students in the city to be taught that Arizona's new immigration law is un-American.
Obama's Arizona immigration law summit: what to expect Christian Science Monitor
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
VENICE Louisiana (Reuters) - BP Plc overcame a snag in its latest effort to curb the Gulf of Mexico oil spill as the British energy giant's shares stabilized on Wednesday and parts of the huge oil slick crept near Florida.
Video: Oil Slicks Nears Fla., Containment Effort Stalls The Associated Press
Day 43: The Latest on the Oil Spill New York Times
Los Angeles Times - - 20 minutes ago
US carmakers report double-digit sales gains in May. Mercury follows the path of Pontiac, Saturn and Hummer. By Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times Major American automakers posted double-digit sales gains last month, but the industry's recovery was not ...
Ford to End Mercury Brand This Year, Expand Lincoln BusinessWeek
Mercury falling: Ford eliminates mid-range brand The Associated Press
Forbes - - 3 hours ago
The Internet bubble and the Nebraska farmland bubble went further than Buffett expected. Rising prices are a narcotic, he explains.
Video: Buffett, Moody's CEO: We Didn't See the Bubble The Associated Press
Buffett denies that Moody's ex-officers flagged bad bonds MiamiHerald.com
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
They spend hours watching video on their phones, downloading songs, browsing the Web, sending photos to friends and generally using mobile devices as full-fledged computers.
Now AT&T Weighs the Price on Data Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a news conference at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, California May 26, 2010. PALOS VERDES (Reuters) - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said he has no date in mind to take the Internet social ...
Facebook CEO Discusses Privacy Wall Street Journal
CNET - - 8 minutes ago
Apple CEO Steve Jobs recently said Adobe's Flash is "waning" and "had its day." Does the iPad and iPhone sales juggernaut make him right?
Steve Jobs Ushers in Post-PC Era PC Magazine
USA Today - - 1 hour ago
By Mark Wilson, Getty Images By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY The split that nobody saw coming isn't such a shocker to those who deal every day with marriage, separation and divorce.
Entertainment Weekly - - 3 hours ago
New York Times - - 8 minutes ago
A Beatle met the president when Sir Paul McCartney performed at the East Room of the White House on Wednesday night. The latest on the arts, coverage of live events, critical reviews, multimedia extravaganzas and much more.
McCartney's long, winding road goes to White House The Associated Press
New York Times - - 12 minutes ago
When history is in your grasp, the easy thing to do is embrace it. With two outs in the ninth inning in Detroit on Wednesday, the first base umpire, Jim Joyce, could have called the Cleveland Indians' Jason Donald out on a close play at ...
Blown call costs Galarraga perfect game in 9th Kansas City Star
Blown call on perfect game demands instant replay Orlando Sentinel
Los Angeles Times - - 35 minutes ago
He lost his first NBA Finals as a rookie, against the Boston Celtics, in 1984. He won his next two championships against the Celtics in 1985 - the first Lakers team to defeat the Celtics in the NBA Finals in eight tries - and 1987.
Celtics vs. Lakers: Legacies are on the line Washington Post
MLB.com - 21 minutes ago
Ken Griffey Jr. will be remembered as someone who played the game the right way, in many more ways than one. The announcement of his retirement Wednesday, at age 40, is an acknowledgment that he can no longer play the game at anything resembling his ...
Back Where It All Started, Griffey Says It's Time to Go New York Times
CNN - - 2 hours ago
Roughly half of all women over age 50 will experience an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime. (Health.com) -- Primary-care doctors now have a new--and potentially more convenient--tool to fight the bone disease ...
FDA OK's Colorado-made Amgen osteoporosis drug Bizjournals.com
Kansas City Star - - 2 hours ago
Today's teenagers are increasingly likely to use the rhythm method to prevent pregnancy and to have relaxed attitudes about unwed motherhood, a new government teen sex survey has found.
More Than 40% of U.S. Teens Have Had Sex U.S. News & World Report
Reuters - - 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Low doses of GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia combined with metformin can prevent diabetes without causing the most common side-effects, Canadian doctors reported on Wednesday.
GlaxoSmithKline Settles First Avandia Case in U.S. Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - - 9 hours ago
When Peggy Bowditch drives to her summer home in Maine each May, she ships her clothes by UPS so she can load the back of her station wagon with seedlings, including three trays of Himalayan blue poppies.
New York Times - - May 31, 2010
It is inevitable. The muscles weaken. Hearing and vision fade. We get wrinkled and stooped. We can't run, or even walk, as fast as we used to.
CNBC - May 28, 2010
This week's market jitters that banks were heading back to the darkest days of 2008 look overdone because lenders have vastly improved their assets and central banks stand ready with abundant funding.
New York Magazine - - May 30, 2010
Next week, Teddy Graubard would have graduated from Dalton—a brilliant teenager, with a mild form of Asperger's, whose path seemed almost limitless.
New York Times - - Jun 1, 2010
It's not a good narrative arc: The man who walked on water is now ensnared by a crisis under water. One little hole a mile down on the ocean floor, so deep it seems like hell spewing up its sulfurous smoke, has turned the thrilling saga ...