New York Times - - 2 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG - As resilient as the United States soccer team was again, falling behind and then catching up, Friday's 2-2 draw with Slovenia at the World Cup brought mixed feelings: satisfaction with a fierce comeback and disappointment ...
Wall Street Journal - 56 minutes ago
LONDON (Dow Jones)--BP PLC's (BP, BP.LN) chairman said Friday that Chief Executive Tony Hayward is turning over day-to-day responsibility for operations involving the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to a BP managing director.
BP: Hayward relieved of day-to-day spill duties The Associated Press
New York Times - - 36 minutes ago
The Obama administration has decided to file suit to block a new Arizona law aimed at deporting illegal immigrants, thrusting itself into the fierce national debate over how the United States enforces immigration ...
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New York Times - - 3 hours ago
MOSCOW - A year and a half ago, the world's great powers were fighting like polecats over Kyrgyzstan, a landlocked stretch of mountains in the heart of Central Asia.
Video: Kyrgyz leader visits south Al Jazeera
Kyrgyzstan crisis a threat to China's influence The Associated Press
Ha'aretz - 14 hours ago
Mideast envoy Blair: Efforts underway to reopen Gaza crossings; EU: Israel must make sure many, many more goods enter territory. The international community has welcomed Israel's decision to ease its land blockade of the Gaza Strip, a decision made ...
Video: Israel blockade timeline Express Tribune
Turkey's regional popularity soars Aljazeera.net
Los Angeles Times - - 39 minutes ago
Families hold vigils outside the blacked coal mine entrance after an explosion that killed at least 19 in Amaga. The government plans to investigate 'irregularities' at Carbones San Fernando mine.
Little hope for trapped Colombian miners The Associated Press
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DRAPER, Utah - A barrage of bullets tore into Ronnie Lee Gardner's chest where a target had been pinned over his heart. Two minutes later, the twice-convicted killer was pronounced dead as blood pooled in his dark blue prison jumpsuit.
The Associated Press - - 56 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is appealing to the world's major economies not to waver in their efforts to support a sustained rebound from the near collapse of the global economic system in the fall of 2008.
Wall Street Journal - - 59 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--CVS Caremark Corp. (CVS) may have resolved its pharmacy-benefit management dispute with Walgreen Co. (WAG), but memories of the feud are likely to linger, helping CVS Caremark's rivals ...
Summary Box: CVS Caremark, Walgreen stick together The Associated Press
BusinessWeek - 36 minutes ago
Alabama's unemployment rate dropped to 10.8 percent for May, but the improvement wasn't enough to move the state out of the top 10 in joblessness.
Nevada unemployment hits 14 percent, leads nation The Associated Press
California unemployment report fosters doubts on recovery Los Angeles Times
MarketWatch - - 15 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Crude-oil futures settled higher on Friday as they tracked some strength in stocks and advanced 4.6% on the week.
OIL FUTURES: Crude Posts Slim Rise As Products Rally Falters Wall Street Journal
eWeek - - 51 minutes ago
Comments by Verizon's CFO suggest the company is considering following rival AT&T into a tiered pricing structure for its mobile data services.
Analysts: Unlimited data plans' days are numbered NetworkWorld.com
CNET - - 1 hour ago
Gamasutra - - 40 minutes ago
Major retailers Best Buy, Amazon, GameStop, and Walmart have pegged the retail cost of Microsoft's motion-sensing Xbox 360 gaming peripheral Kinect at $149.99 in advance of its upcoming November release.
Los Angeles Times - - 2 hours ago
Droves of Harry Potter fans flooded Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park Friday, which marked the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Crowds, stars at Harry Potter Orlando park opening The Associated Press
MTV.com - - 1 hour ago
"Jonah Hex" stars Josh Brolin and Megan Fox were just two of the stars making an appearance on the red carpet when DC's scarred bounty hunter made his big-screen debut in LA this week.
Video: Brolin Makes Fox 'look Hot' at 'Hex' Premiere The Associated Press
PIC: Engaged Megan Fox Flaunts Giant Black Ring Us Magazine
MTV.com - - 2 hours ago
Do you think the higher-ups at Summit Entertainment knew that there would be a lunar eclipse on June 26 when they set the June 30 release date for "Eclipse" last year?
Summit Hosts 'Twilight Night' for Eclipse OK! Magazine
Los Angeles Times - - 2 hours ago
'It was exactly the type of game we wanted,' Boston Coach Doc Rivers says - except for the final score. Celtics guard Rajon Rondo, right, fouls Lakers guard Kobe Bryant during the first quarter of the Lakers' 83-79 championship victory in Game 7 of the ...
Video: Lakers Fans Celebrate Teams 16th NBA Title The Associated Press
The Canadian Press - - 36 minutes ago
Los Angeles Times - - 24 minutes ago
This just in: Tiger Woods is NOT the leader in the clubhouse. Not even close. Woods has reached the halfway point of the 110th US Open, and maybe the boiling point.
Video: Three-way Tie for US Open Lead The Associated Press
ABC News - - 39 minutes ago
An expert US Food and Drug Administration panel at a hearing Friday did not recommended approval for a German drug company's pill aimed at premenopausal women distressed by low sexual desire.
Drug for Sexual Desire Disorer Rejected by US Panel New York Times
Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON—US Senate Democrats and Republicans on Friday reached agreement to postpone by six months scheduled cuts in Medicare payments to doctors.
Senate fails to spare doctors from Medicare cuts The Associated Press
U.S. News & World Report - - 3 hours ago
Prescription painkiller abuse is mounting, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
ER Visits Soaring for Prescription Painkiller Misuse BusinessWeek
CNN Political Ticker - - Jun 15, 2010
Washington (CNN) -- The commander of US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan was escorted from a congressional hearing room after fainting during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday, his spokesman said.
Women on the Web - - Jun 11, 2010
Carly Fiorina is not only in the news for winning her state's Republican primary for the Senate, but also for joining the ranks of The Open Mic Club.
New York Times - - 20 hours ago
Suddenly, creating jobs is out, inflicting pain is in. Condemning deficits and refusing to help a still-struggling economy has become the new fashion everywhere, including the United States, where 52 senators voted against extending aid ...
CNN - - Jun 16, 2010
Gordon Jones, who died in the BP rig blowout, with his wife Michelle and son Stafford. Another son was born after his death. Editor's note: Keith Jones has been a practicing trial lawyer for 32 years, and is admitted ...
Wired News - - Jun 11, 2010
This year's E3 Expo is about the future of videogames, as always. But it's also about delaying the future for as long as possible: Instead of rolling out new gaming machines, the big players are adding flashy new tech to systems already ...