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Coast Guard Sees Cleanup of Spill Lasting Until the Fall

New York Times - John M. Broder, Clifford Krauss - ‎50 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Coast Guard commander in charge of the federal response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico warned on Sunday that even if the flow of crude was stopped by summer, it could take well into autumn ...

Ohio tornado kills 7, wrecks cop cars, graduation

The Associated Press - John Seewer, Meghan Barr - ‎23 minutes ago‎
MILLBURY, Ohio - A tornado unleashed a "war zone" of destruction in northwest Ohio, destroying dozens of homes and an emergency services building as a line of storms killed at least seven people and briefly threatened the Northeast on Sunday.

Israel seeks internal inquiry of deadly flotilla raid

Los Angeles Times - Edmund Sanders - ‎1 hour ago‎
Facing pressure from the United Nations and others, Cabinet leaders are leaning toward an Israeli-led probe that might include international observers.
Israel Debates Gaza Probe Wall Street Journal

Israel forced to apologise for YouTube spoof of Gaza flotilla

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Israeli government has been forced to apologise for circulating a spoof video mocking activists aboard the Gaza flotilla, nine of who were shot dead by Israeli forces last week.

Kan receives little corporate donations, has few assets

Kyodo News - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Prime Minister-elect Naoto Kan stands in contrast with his predecessors as Democratic Party of Japan president as he receives limited corporate donations and owns relatively few assets, according to financial reports.

Cyclone Phet hits Sindh coastal belt

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
By our correspondent THATTA/HYDERABAD: The dreaded cyclone Phet, sparing Karachi and its suburbs, made landfall at coastal areas of Badin and Thatta on Sunday night, inundating large swathes of low-lying terriroties.

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2 suspected jihadists nabbed at JFK airport

Washington Times - Jerry Seper - ‎1 hour ago‎
A television crew does a live broadcast outside the home of Mohamed Mahmood Alessa, who was arrested at JFK airport as he tried to board a plane bound for Egypt, Sunday, June 6, 2010 in North Bergen, NJ Teams of state and federal law enforcement agents ...

Rich Women Parachute Jump in California Races: Margaret Carlson

BusinessWeek - Margaret Carlson - ‎31 minutes ago‎
June 7 (Bloomberg) -- Parachuting into high office is nothing new for wealthy men: former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine made millions at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., ex- presidential contender John Edwards got his fortune chasing ambulances, ...
Whitman breezes into Sacramento Los Angeles Times (blog)

Big States Dilute Tea-Party Strength

Wall Street Journal - Stu Woo, Jim Carlton - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The raucous and costly Republican primary races in California and Nevada, like those in other states, attest to the tea-party movement's rising influence.

Asia Falls Sharply; Euro Slips

Wall Street Journal - Colin Ng - ‎17 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE -- Asian stock markets were sharply lower Monday on heightened risk aversion after Wall Street slumped on Friday, while the euro hit multi-year lows against the US dollar and the Japanese yen.

After Suicides, Scrutiny of China's Grim Factories

New York Times - David Barboza - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Ma Zishan and Ma Liqun, the father and sister of a Foxconn worker who killed himself in January, after being demoted. “The factory was always abusing my brother,” Ms.

Shale Gas Well Blowout Raises Specter of New BP: Energy Markets

BusinessWeek - David Wethe, Asjylyn Loder - ‎22 minutes ago‎
June 7 (Bloomberg) -- A Pennsylvania natural gas well “blowout” last week helped drive prices to a 14-week high on concern that tighter restrictions on offshore drilling following BP Plc's Gulf of Mexico spill will ...

Steve Jobs' troops are in town

Fortune - Philip Elmer-DeWitt - ‎1 hour ago‎
In sheer numbers -- and security measures -- Apple's WWDC 2010 can't compete with "Israel in the Gardens," the annual festival for Bay Area Jews that stationed metal-detecting guards at every entrance of San Francisco's lovely Yerba Buena Gardens ...

Yahoo to Roll Out New Facebook Integrations

Wall Street Journal - Jessica E. Vascellaro - ‎3 hours ago‎
Yahoo Inc. will soon roll out new ways to view content from Facebook Inc. across its websites, according to people briefed on the matter, as it aims to prevent Yahoo users from defecting to the social network.

Sprint's EVO Phone in a 4G Zone: How Fast Is It?

PC World - ‎22 minutes ago‎
I toured six 4G cities in the Northwest, measuring connection speeds on the first 4G phone available in the United States. Here's what I found.
HTC Gives Apple Run for Money Wall Street Journal

2010 MTV Movie Awards -- The Official Live Blog Is Right Here!>

MTV.com - Adam Rosenberg - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Hello and welcome to all! The 2010 MTV Movie Awards are here, and I'll be guiding you through the show with ongoing commentary and observations as it all unfolds.

Sandra Bullock Calls Personal Life an "Explosion"

ABC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sandra Bullock made her first public appearance since revelations of her husband's extramarital affairs, taking the stage at a Hollywood awards show on Saturday night and comparing her recent life to an "explosion.

Hollywood fails to catch fire at box office

MiamiHerald.com - Ben Fritz - ‎41 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES -- It didn't feel like summer inside movie theaters this weekend. Though Hollywood offered a quartet of new movies, none caught heat with the public, leading to the smallest total grosses on a weekend in May, June or July - the ...

Rafael Nadal is again king of the French Open

Los Angeles Times - Henry Chu - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sweden's Robin Soderling succumbs to a majestic performance by the second-seeded Spaniard, who prevails for the fifth time in six years and earns his seventh Grand Slam title.

Allen's 7 3s give Celtics 54-48 halftime lead

USA Today - Brian Mahoney - ‎12 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - Ray Allen tied the NBA finals record with seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points, leading the Boston Celtics to a 54-48 lead over the Los Angeles Lakers at halftime of Game 2 of the NBA finals on ...

Live updates from Game 5

The Associated Press - Dan Gelston - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Like Harry Carry would say in Chicago, "Holy Cow!" The third goal of the second was scored not even 5 minutes into the period.

Drug keeps ovarian cancer in check, study finds

Los Angeles Times - Thomas H. Maugh II - ‎18 minutes ago‎
In a study of 1873 women with untreated ovarian cancer, Avastin extended progression-free survival by 39% compared with standard chemotherapy alone.
Advances Come in War on Cancer Wall Street Journal

Ipilimumab Improves Survival in Advanced Melanoma

Medscape - Nick Mulcahy - ‎52 minutes ago‎
June 6, 2010 (Chicago, Illinois) - An experimental therapy for advanced melanoma has been shown to improve overall survival in patients, and is "on the road" to becoming the "new standard of care," said one of its investigators here at the American ...

Drug Made From Sea Sponge Fights Advanced Breast Cancer

U.S. News & World Report - Amanda Gardner - ‎5 hours ago‎
SUNDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new chemotherapy drug made from a sea sponge extended the lives of women with metastatic breast cancer by about 2.5 months, researchers report.

Soaring Costs Force Canada to Reassess Health Model

CNBC - ‎Jun 1, 2010‎
Pressured by an aging population and the need to rein in budget deficits, Canada's provinces are taking tough measures to curb health care costs, a trend that could erode the principles of the popular state-funded system.

Arthur C. Brooks: Slouching Towards Athens

Wall Street Journal - Arthur C. Brooks - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎
Our friends across the Atlantic are fond of saying that Europeans work to live while Americans live to work. According to the data, they are basically right.

Three Easy Upgrades for Late Adopters

New York Times - Rik Fairlie - ‎Jun 2, 2010‎
Clockwise from top left: a Roku HD box ($100) sends Netflix, Amazon Video on Demand and other services to your TV; the Vizio 42-inch LCD set ($949) can show Blu-ray discs in full resolution; and the Samsung BD-C6500 (around $225) Blu-ray disc player ...

Mississippi man faces sixth capital murder trial in 1996 shootings

CNN - Emanuella Grinberg - ‎3 hours ago‎
(CNN) -- Curtis Flowers has stood before five juries in the past 13 years on capital murder charges, accused of killing four people in a Mississippi furniture store.

Defining a Path to Economic Recovery

Minyanville.com - Todd Harrison - ‎Jun 2, 2010‎
“The answer my friend is blowin' in the wind; the answer is blowin' in the wind.” --Bob Dylan A few weeks ago, the European Union unleashed a trillion dollar “solution” to the burgeoning global debt crisis.