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Wisconsin Court Restores Collective Bargaining Law

New York Times -
The Wisconsin Supreme Court cleared the way on Tuesday for significant cuts to collective bargaining rights for public workers in the state, undoing a lower court's decision that Wisconsin's controversial law had been passed improperly.

White House to provide lawmakers with more details on Libya

Los Angeles Times -
The White House responded Tuesday to claims by House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) that the Obama administration is close to violating the War Powers Act by saying that it is in "the final stages" of preparing a ...

LA School District Votes To Ban Flavored Milk

by AP Los Angeles Unified on Tuesday became the nation's largest school district to stop serving flavored milk in a move to combat child obesity.

Tattoo artist says Casey Anthony seemed normal, happy

Reuters -
Casey Anthony waits for the start of court in the eight day of her murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Florida, June 2, 2011.

Just inside Syria, refugees from embattled town huddle in makeshift camp

Christian Science Monitor -
A young pregnant woman in this encampment of refugees fleeing Syria's crackdown in Jisr al-Shughur asked: 'Is this acceptable to anybody in the world?

Sleep position may affect stillbirth risk

Reuters -
LONDON (Reuters) - Women who do not sleep on their left side on their last night of pregnancy have double the risk of late stillbirth compared with women who do sleep on their left side, according to a study from New Zealand.

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NATO Resumes Airstrikes on Libyan Capital

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Photo: AP NATO has resumed airstrikes on the Libyan capital after a brief layoff, hitting several targets late Tuesday. Witnesses say they heard loud explosions in the center of Tripoli and saw plumes of smoke.

Chile's volcanic ash cloud spurs more travel woes

BUENOS AIRES - A huge ash cloud from a Chilean volcano wreaked more havoc on international air travel, forcing passengers on two continents -- including the head of the United Nations -- to ditch stranded aircraft for travel by boat or overland.

Obama Calls for Sudan Ceasefire

Voice of America -
President Barack Obama is appealing to the warring sides in Sudan to cease fighting that threatens the Comprehensive Peace Agreement signed in 2005 to end the country's 21-year civil war.

Massive Wallow Fire Now Largest in Ariz. History

Christian Post -
The massive Wallow Fire, which has continued to burn throughout much of eastern Arizona for over two weeks now, set a record on Tuesday as the largest fire in state history.

Candidates Show GOP Less United on Goals of War

New York Times -
Charles Krupa/AP Mitt Romney campaigning in Derry, NH, on Tuesday. In the Republican presidential debate on Monday night, he said it was "time for us to bring our troops home as soon as we possibly can.

Analysis: Obama 2012 -- it's all about jobs |

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US Stocks Finish Sharply Higher; Energy, Materials Lead Gains

Wall Street Journal -
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--US stocks closed sharply higher Tuesday as investors cheered a reading on US retail sales that wasn't as bad as expected and a strong industrial-production report from China.

Pandora Media prices IPO at $16 a share, above expectations

Los Angeles Times -
The online music service and its private investors raise $235 million as they ride the new wave of interest in Internet-related businesses.

Why HP's Executive Shakeup Wasn't Shocking

International Business Times -
Hewlett-Packard grabbed headlines this week when it decided to shakeup things on an executive level sending two higher ups packing and having another one transfer to the board of directors.

Hands on: Google Voice Search for the desktop offers natural user input

Google Voice Search for desktop computers, which the Web giant launched today, isn't much more than the company porting a technology that's been on mobile phones for a while to PCs.

Genius behind Apple Store leaves for J.C. Penney

San Jose Mercury News -
Along with the iPhone and the iPad, one of Apple's (AAPL) biggest successes of the past decade has been its chain of streamlined and shimmering retail outlets where its streamlined and shimmering gadgets are sold.

'Teen Mom' Star Amber Portwood Admitted To Hospital

Access Hollywood -
“Teen Mom” star Amber Portwood is currently being treated at a hospital, following reports she threatened to kill herself. “Our understanding is that Amber has been admitted to a local hospital but we have not been able to confirm the accuracy of any ...

Natalie Portman gives birth to baby boy: report

Reuters -
Natalie Portman of '''Black Swan'' poses for photographs during arrivals at the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California February 26, 2011.

Theater: 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'

Washington Post -
NEW YORK - When last we left Spidey, boy oh boy, was he in a pickle. Rampaging super-villains are one thing - they come with the territory.

Hef-ty Problem

E! Online -
Crystal Harris has reportedly called off her upcoming wedding to Hugh Hefner. The adorable couple was set to wed this weekend. Apparently they had a "nasty" argument on the phone and Crystal decided to 86 Hef.

Spelling Mansion -- The Price Is Right at $85 Mil -
Well, Candy Spelling didn't get what she was asking for, but the sale of her LA mansion should be enough to tide her over until around 2060.

Signs point to possible progress in NFL labor negotiations

Los Angeles Times -
League, players continue talks before mediator, and lawyers from both sides have rejoined the process, which could indicate that specifics of a deal are being discussed.

Jeter Goes on Disabled List, Delaying Push to 3000 Hits

New York Times -
Jeter suffered a sore right calf after flying out in the fifth inning on Monday and left the game. By TYLER KEPNER Derek Jeter has paused his pursuit of history, landing on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained right calf, six hits short of ...

Panama, Canada earn 1-1 draw in Gold Cup

USA Today -
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Blas Perez scored during a scramble in front of the goal in the first minute of second-half stoppage time Tuesday night, giving Panama a 1-1 draw with Canada and clinching first place in its Gold Cup group.

Canucks, Bruins ready to finish off epic finals

Fox News -
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Roberto Luongo and the Vancouver Canucks have staggered home for the last time this season, exhausted and battered after one last Boston beatdown.

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade: No need to change -
Dwyane Wade said Tuesday he is happy how he meshed with LeBron James and there's no need for either to change their offensive approach.

New Rules to Cut Confusion on Sunscreen Claims

ABC News -
Help is on the way to consumers confused by the jumble of sun protection numbers, symbols and other claims on sunscreens. Starting next summer, consumers can start looking for SPF 15 bottles with the label "broad ...

TV couch potatoes 'diabetes risk'

BBC News -
Couch potatoes beware, say researchers who link prolonged TV watching with an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. Every additional two hours spent in front of the box each day raises the diabetes ...

Snoring husbands can irritate spouses. Really.

Los Angeles Times -
Here's some breaking news: A study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh's Sleep Medicine Institute has found that wives can be grumpy with their husbands if they don't get a good ...


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