Washington Post - - 54 minutes ago
By Ed O'Keefe and Anne E. Kornblut President Obama will demand that BP establish an escrow account to compensate for Gulf Coast oil spill claims when he meets with company executives on Wednesday, White House officials said Sunday.
Video: Coast Guard to BP: Speed It Up, Stop the Spill The Associated Press
New York Times - - 20 minutes ago
After a handball call on Serbia's Kuzmanovic, Asamoah Gyan scored the game's only goal on a blistering penalty kick. By JEFFREY MARCUS PRETORIA, South Africa - Ghana and Serbia came into the opening game of Group D of the World Cup with different ...
Gyan penalty kick gives Ghana 1-0 win The Associated Press
World Cup: Ghana vs, Serbia: Black Stars win on penalty kick Los Angeles Times (blog)
The Associated Press - - 41 minutes ago
LANGLEY, Ark. - Crews got to work Sunday looking for bodies in the many piles of debris that collected after a flash flood swept through a popular campground, as police drastically cut their search to just three missing campers.
Video: Search for Ark. Flood Victims Turns Grim The Associated Press
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BAGHDAD - Attackers set off at least one explosion near the Central Bank Sunday, then fought a pitched gun battle with police for hours in a chaotic scene during the capital's afternoon rush.
Blasts targeting Iraq's Central Bank kill at least 15 Washington Post
Voice of America - - 1 hour ago
Photo: AP As violence in Kyrgyzstan continues, the interim government says it will send troops to the southern part of the country in an effort to stem violence there that has killed at least 100 and injured more than 1000 others.
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BBC News - 2 hours ago
The Slovak Prime Minister, Robert Fico, has been asked to form a government, despite an opposition coalition winning more seats in Saturday's elections.
Nationalist fury as center right makes gains in Slovakia CNN International
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WASHINGTON - President Obama on Saturday implored Congress to provide more aid to states and cities to blunt “the devastating economic impact of budget cuts” by local governments that imperil the jobs of ...
Obama pleads for $50 billion in state, local aid Washington Post
Salt Lake Tribune - - 51 minutes ago
Gordon Cowlishaw first noticed oil flowing in the Jordan River on Salt Lake City's west side at 8 am Saturday morning. "It's kind of disheartening," said the 49-year-old laid off, hard-rock miner while walking Sunday morning along the ...
Oil spill in Red Butte Creek threatens Deseret News
FOXNews - 1 hour ago
California Senate candidate Carly Fiorina said Sunday she regrets being caught on tape making fun of Sen. Barbara Boxer's hair, but didn't say whether she apologized to the Democratic incumbent.
Fiorina: Race is about jobs, not hairstyles Washington Times
Senate candidate Fiorina campaigns in San Diego San Francisco Chronicle
MiamiHerald.com - 20 minutes ago
AP PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. -- Skimming vessels and boom lines are trying to hold off two massive plumes of oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill that are inching closer to the western Florida Panhandle.
Oil spill creeps closer to Pensacola Beach Tampabay.com
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Privately held Spirit Airlines canceled flights for a second day on Sunday as a pilots' strike continued. Spirit's 440 pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association walked off the job on Saturday after US-mediated talks ...
Video: Spririt Strike ABC Action News
MiamiHerald.com - - 9 hours ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- With their futures dark and confused, desperate residents of the Gulf of Mexico are turning to veterans of Alaska's Exxon Valdez oil spill for clues about what they're facing.
America's Oil Dependence Just Delays the Inevitable Southern Pines Pilot
BP refines plans for capturing leaking Gulf oil The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 2 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - There might be something for everyone at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo. Once a boisterous bastion for geeky gamers, the gaming industry's annual convention has in recent years morphed into a more modest showcase of the latest ...
Microsoft previews controller-free games for Xbox 360 Los Angeles Times
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ABC News - - 1 hour ago
SYDNEY, Jun (Reuters) - A Japanese space probe, which scientists hope is carrying a sample from an asteroid, has returned to Earth, blazing a spectacular trail across the sky in the Australian outback, witnesses said Monday.
Space probe returns to Earth from trip to asteroid The Associated Press
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Reuters - - 53 minutes ago
Cast members Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith pose at the premiere of ''The Karate Kid'' at the Mann Village theatre in Los Angeles June 7, 2010.
'Karate Kid' opens at No. 1 with $56 million kick The Associated Press
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New York Daily News - - 54 minutes ago
Parade king Marc Anthony (r.) and his wife Jennifer Lopez (c.), make their way up Fifth Avenue during the Puerto Rican Day Parade.
MTV.com - - 1 hour ago
'He wanted to light a match while I was juggling and he was hula hooping,' Stewart says of Pattinson's alternate ideas for the MTV Movie Awards.
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Algeria coach Rabah Saadane refused to blame goalkeeper Faouzi Chaouchi for the blunder which handed Slovenia their first points at a World Cup with a 1-0 Group C win in Polokwane.
World Cup Capsules The Associated Press
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The Associated Press - - 21 minutes ago
RUSTENBURG, South Africa - England's players rallied around Robert Green, while coach Fabio Capello contemplated whether to drop the goalkeeper who cost them a World Cup win against the United States.
Video: US, England Draw 1-1 in World Cup Match The Associated Press
US vs. England: A goal no one will forget Los Angeles Times
USA Today - 24 minutes ago
In addition to making his second career start today, Stephen Strasburg will be gunning for the immortal Karl Spooner when he faces the Indians in Cleveland.
Nationals fall to Fausto Carmona and Indians, 7-1 Washington Post
Detroit Free Press - - 9 hours ago
Jessica Dow pulled up the bottom of her strapless bridal gown, exposing her flip-flops, and started walking the dusty track at Central Middle School in Plymouth on Saturday.
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Chicago Sun-Times - - 5 hours ago
Rep. Mike Quigley is leading an effort to re-examine what he calls "outdated and discriminatory" restrictions on blood donations by gay men.
Federal ban continued against blood donations from sexually active... San Jose Mercury News
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San Jose Mercury News - - 15 hours ago
Indicating they plan to closely monitor the sale of genetic tests directly to consumers, federal regulators Friday told five companies involved in the business - including two in the Bay Area - their products are medical devices that ...
FDA Faults Companies on Unapproved Genetic Tests New York Times
TIME - - 1 hour ago
At the Allen Fieldhouse at the University of Kansas, reverent basketball fans can slip in to center court to soak up Jayhawk history.
The Atlantic - - Jun 8, 2010
In the 1990s, Paul Romer revolutionized economics. In the aughts, he became rich as a software entrepreneur. Now he's trying to help the poorest countries grow rich—by convincing them to establish foreign-run “charter cities” within their borders.
Wall Street Journal - - Jun 12, 2010
The health-care bill that Congress passed in March contained two surprising new taxes to help pay for the changes: an extra 0.9% levy on wages for couples earning more than $250000 ($200000 for singles) and a new 3.8% tax on ...
New York Times - - Jun 11, 2010
There is no good news coming out of the depressing and endless war in Afghanistan. There once was merit to our incursion there, but that was long ago.
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