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US Coast Guard chief Thad Allen has warned that cleaning up marshlands and other habitats affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill will take years.
Video: Obama Says US Will Bounce Back From Oil Crisis The Associated Press
Obama Warns Oil Spill Will Substantially Impact Economy Voice of America
Macworld - - 40 minutes ago
As expected Monday, Apple used its annual developers conference to introduce a new version of the iPhone. And while some of the features may have been known heading into this week's Worldwide Developers Conference after ...
ABC News - - 1 hour ago
Helen Thomas, a veteran columnist for Hearst Newspapers, announced her resignation today shortly after the White House condemned her remarks about Jews as "offensive" and "reprehensible.
Video: Raw Video: White House Reporter's Israel Gaffe The Associated Press
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Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Former executives of US chemical giant Union Carbide's India unit are sentenced to two years. The first criminal convictions in the 26-year-old case are widely seen as a mockery of justice.
Bhopal convictions 'inadequate' BBC News
AFP - - 1 hour ago
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel unveiled Monday deep government spending cuts intended to shore up the finances of Europe's top economy, in a package full of bitter pills for German voters.
Merkel Unveils Austerity Package for Germany New York Times
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Given his political condition, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was always going to have to win ugly in his race for re-election this year, if he was to win at all.
Not ALL Tea Partiers Support Sharron Angle The Atlantic
Wall Street Journal - - 4 hours ago
Democrat Kendrick Meek may stand a chance in Florida if Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio split the conservative vote. By STEPHEN MOORE Republicans in Washington are increasingly fidgety about developments in the US Senate race in Florida.
Crist Denies Greer Allegations Capitol News Service
Charlie Crist Denies Knowledge Of Alleged Jim Greer Scam Despite Accusations ... Huffington Post (blog)
USA Today - 1 hour ago
President Obama doesn't doesn't deliver his Michigan high commencement address in until tonight, but the White House has released excerpts of what looks like a pretty standard exhortation to youth.
Obama to high school grads: 'Don't make excuses' The Associated Press
BusinessWeek - - 44 minutes ago
June 7 (Bloomberg) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. was subpoenaed by the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission after panel members said the most profitable firm in Wall Street history engaged in a document “dump” to hinder a probe.
Wall Street Journal - - 37 minutes ago
Tenet Healthcare Corp. withdrew its bid to acquire Healthscope Ltd., saying it was unable to "convey to shareholders the potential value, including the inherent risks and opportunities" of the transaction.
MarketWatch - - 23 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- US consumers took on $1 billion more in debts in April, even as credit-card balances declined for the 19th straight month, the Federal Reserve reported Monday.
US Stocks Fall On Consumer Spending Worries, European Credit Wall Street Journal
Consumer Credit Increases Slightly in April The Atlantic
Macworld - - 17 minutes ago
The upcoming iPhone 4 release will dominate the news Monday, but mobile gamers have plenty of reasons to be pleased with what came out of Steve Jobs's keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference.
BusinessWeek - - 21 minutes ago
June 7 (Bloomberg) -- Sprint Nextel Corp., the third- largest US mobile-phone carrier, said its new HTC Corp. Evo 4G handset broke the company's one-day record for sales of a single phone.
PC Magazine - - 58 minutes ago
Count Monday as the day when HP's Print 2.0 strategy truly came to fruition, in the form of HP ePrint, the HP ePrintCenter, and a series of e-All-in-One printers.
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With principal photography about to go underway in London, Marvel Studios and director Joe Johnston are putting the final casting pieces in place for "The First Avenger: Captain America.
Stanley Tucci Joins 'Captain America' Film Broadway World
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MTV.com - - 15 minutes ago
'Get Him to the Greek' star claims their smooch was 'way better' than Sandra Bullock and Scarlett Johansson's.
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Orlando Sentinel - 1 hour ago
Throughout it all, the Southeastern Conference sits back as football's Warren Buffett, with billions in the bank but tempted to play the market again.
Kinder: Nine thoughts on nine key days for Big 12 Manhattan Mercury
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Los Angeles Times - - 56 minutes ago
A retired pilot says South African Airways is prepared to send a jumbo jet to buzz the stadium and fire up fans and players, just like in the film 'Invictus.
World Cup 101: A primer San Jose Mercury News
MLB.com - - 37 minutes ago
PITTSBURGH -- Right-hander Carlos Silva's magical season continued as he pitched the Cubs to a 6-1 victory over the Pirates in a makeup game from June 2 on Monday afternoon at PNC Park.
Silva improves to 8-0 in Cubs' 6-1 win over Bucs Chicago Breaking Sports - Tribune
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Los Angeles Times (blog) - 8 minutes ago
It's well known that combat takes a toll on the mental health of soldiers -- for instance, studies of people who served in the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have found that those who experienced combat were two to three times more likely to ...
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WebMD - - 41 minutes ago
June 7, 2010 (Chicago) -- A new drug that revs up the immune system to attack cancer cells extended the lives of people with advanced melanoma by an average of nearly four months in late-stage testing.
Bristol Rises After Drugs Combat Skin, Blood Cancers BusinessWeek
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $1.5 billion on Monday in a joint push with the United Nations to improve the health of women and children, while launching a lobbying effort to get governments and other non-profit ...
Gates to spend $1.5 billion on women's health The Associated Press
New York Times - - Jun 3, 2010
Sometimes it seems as if we're doomed to fight a new culture war between orthodox liberals who have lavish faith in the power of government and orthodox conservatives who have almost no faith at all.
TIME - - 12 hours ago
Voters in 11 states will go to the polls on Tuesday to pick which Republicans and Democrats they'd like to see slug it out in November.
Wall Street Journal - - 14 hours ago
A pivot to the center (and re-election) would be easier without the House speaker. By FRED BARNES In Washington these days, President Obama is rumored to be hoping Republicans capture the House of Representatives in the midterm election in November.
New York Times (blog) - - Jun 3, 2010
Justice David H. Souter left the Supreme Court nearly a year ago without really saying goodbye. There were no pre-retirement interviews of the sort that Justice John Paul Stevens gave to several journalists this spring.
CNN - - 6 hours ago
Priya Merrill, 27, and husband Andrew Merrill, 30, married in August. They are part of a growing trend of interracial marriages. (CNN) -- The first time Priya Merrill, who is Indian, brought her white boyfriend home for ...