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Wall Street Journal - 37 minutes ago
By JAY SOLOMON WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama, facing a mounting political crisis in Iran, is increasingly relying on the counsel of a career diplomat who has been a staunch supporter of tough measures to curtail Tehran's nuclear program.
US Struggling for Right Response to Iran Washington Post
Boston Globe - 44 minutes ago
By Todd Wallack President Obama's sweeping plan to overhaul the nation's financial regulations could affect scores of Bay State institutions, ranging from small savings and loans to mighty hedge funds and other investment companies in Boston's ...
Video: Obama Seeks Broad Market Overhaul The Associated Press
New financial rules: Major changes for big, small The Associated Press
New York Daily News - 2 hours ago
BY Michael Saul President Barack Obama has extended federal benefits to include those employees who has same-sex partners. Do same-sex partners deserve the same benefits enjoyed by those in traditional marriages?
Video: Obama Extends Benefits for Same-sex Partners The Associated Press
Gay and lesbian leaders say federal same-sex benefits don't go far ... San Jose Mercury News
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The Associated Press - 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said Wednesday that his nation and its allies will not be intimidated by nuclear threats from neighboring North Korea.
Video: Obama: Nuclear-armed North Korea a Grave Threat The Associated Press
BBC News - 25 minutes ago
Russia and China have urged North Korea to return to the negotiating table over the future of its nuclear programmes. In a joint statement the two powers expressed "serious concern" about tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Russia, China Trumpet Ties Following Meeting Wall Street Journal
CNN International - 27 minutes ago
By Tom Watkins (CNN) -- Iranians have had to tailor their usual ways of communicating in the post-election tumult that has swept through the country.
From the tumult in Iran, Twitter emerges as a powerful social tool Christian Science Monitor
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Washington Post - 1 hour ago
By David S. Hilzenrath President Obama's plan to rein in federal spending on health care could end up shifting costs to the private sector, economists say.
'Public Option': Son of Medicaid Wall Street Journal
Why the AMA Will Likely Support Health-Care Reform BusinessWeek
Atlanta Journal Constitution - 33 minutes ago
By D. Aileen Dodd A state commission's vote on whether to approve its first set of charter schools could set off a tug-of-war between it and public school districts.
Plan could close many low-performing charter schools Los Angeles Times
Parents, teachers take Lower 9th Ward school's case to BESE The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
Fort Worth Star Telegram - 24 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants the fly-swatter in chief to take a more humane attitude the next time he's bedeviled by a fly.
Video: Raw Video: Obama Swats Fly Away During Interview The Associated Press
PETA wishes Obama hadn't swatted that fly The Associated Press
BBC News - 32 minutes ago
By Michael Bristow The World Bank has raised its forecast for growth in China this year from 6.5% to 7.2% amid signs that the economy is doing better than expected.
Ex-PBOC Gov: Could Buy More Tsys If Dlr Stable-Report Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - 2 hours ago
By PETER LATTMAN and ELIZABETH HOLMES Eddie Bauer Holdings Inc., the nearly 90-year-old outdoor retailer with a rich history, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, overcome by a heavy debt load.
Eddie Bauer declares bankruptcy Bizjournals.com
BusinessWeek - 19 minutes ago
By David Welch The clock is ticking for Frederick A. "Fritz" Henderson. Tapped by the Treasury Dept. to run General Motors after the feds fired his old boss, Rick Wagoner, CEO Henderson understands that he needs to take a wrecking ball to the ...
Wall Street Journal - 2 hours ago
By WALTER S. MOSSBERG Apple Inc.'s iPhone has been a smashing success, redefining the smart-phone market and creating a new hand-held computing platform that has attracted over 50000 third-party apps, or software programs, in less than a year.
Apple iphone 3G S - 32GB - black (AT&T) CNET News
Apple mobileme Debuts Find My iphone, Data-Wipe Services InformationWeek
msnbc.com - 47 minutes ago
An independent panel was mostly in listening mode during today's first hearing on the future of America's spacefaring effort, but the fact that so many perspectives were heard suggests that the Review of US Human Space Flight Plans Committee is really ...
Review Panel Hears Rival Plans for New Spaceflights New York Times
Reuters - 2 hours ago
DETROIT (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine won more market share from rivals last week, according to new industry data released on Wednesday, but still trails Google Inc and Yahoo Inc. Challenging market leader Google -- which in turn is ...
Microsoft's Bing continues to roll VNUNet.com
Entertainment Weekly - Jun 16, 2009
Well, he may have apologized on Monday, but on Tuesday, it was an unbowed David Letterman that strode out to deliver a punchy Late Show monologue.
Letterman Ends Another Feud and Gains Ratings TheCelebrityCafe.com
People / Letterman Apologizes to Gov. Palin California Chronicle
Entertainment Weekly - 2 hours ago
When did this country suddenly turn into Blame Nation? First David Letterman, now Kate Gosselin is under fire for... apparently spanking one of her kids?
'Jon & Kate Plus 8' stars spend their 10th anniversary weekend apart Reality TV World
Kate Gosselin spanks her daughter Leah; defends her actions New York Daily News
Boston Herald - 31 minutes ago
MLB.com - 2 hours ago
By Brian McTaggart / MLB.com ARLINGTON -- The tribute video playing on the scoreboard at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington was still a few seconds from completion when Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez waved to the crowd, pulled his catcher's mask over his face and ...
Murphy's single in the 10th wins it for Rangers The Associated Press
Ozzie Guillen prefers Pudge Rodriguez over Pudge Fisk Chicago Tribune
New York Times - 27 minutes ago
By CHARLES McGRATH FARMINGDALE, NY - How do you keep track of errant golfers at a United States Open? You call in the Marines. During the actual tournament, players are unlikely to go AWOL, but practice rounds are another story.
Tiger Woods primed to defend Open title after driver re-education Fort Worth Star Telegram
The Associated Press - 19 minutes ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Andrew Darr doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th inning and Arkansas, which had been down to its last strike in the ninth, rallied to defeat Virginia 4-3 in the College World Series on Wednesday night.
Hultzen to Get the Start for Virginia Against Arkansas Washington Post
San Jose Mercury News - 1 hour ago
AP MARTINEZ, Calif.—Public health officials say a middle-aged Contra Costa County man has died from the swine flu virus, the second swine flu death reported in the county.
Alameda County Reports Second Swine Flu Death Berkeley Daily Planet
Washington Post - 3 hours ago
By David A. Fahrenthold The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday declared its first-ever "public health emergency," saying the federal government will funnel $6 million to provide medical care for people sickened by asbestos from a mine in ...
US Cites Emergency in Asbestos-Poisoned Town New York Times
EPA declares health emergency in Montana town San Jose Mercury News
CBS News - 5 hours ago
Bloomberg - 16 minutes ago
By Timothy J. Burger June 18 (Bloomberg) -- Americans are concerned about the growing federal budget deficit and President Barack Obama's moves to fix the auto industry, two new national polls show.
Obama losing public support on budget, a survey shows San Jose Mercury News
Wall Street Journal - 1 hour ago
By KARL ROVE It's extremely unlikely that Republicans will be able to pass their own health-care plan in this Congress. But in politics you can't beat something with nothing, so it is critical that the GOP offers an alternative to President Barack ...
How online racist jokes hurt SC GOP The State
The 'Bipartisan' Trap Washington Post
The Associated Press - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's just about the last thing the beleaguered Republican Party needed: a Christian conservative with national aspirations admitting to an extramarital affair with an ex-staffer.
GOP committee paid son of Ensign's mistress during affair Los Angeles Times