Los Angeles Times - 23 minutes ago
Stanley A. McChrystal's troubles began with fact checks by Rolling Stone for an upcoming article that angered Obama and culminated in the general's loss of his command of the Afghanistan war.
Into the Breach Once More for Resourceful General New York Times
Obama shows McChrystal who's in command Washington Post
New York Times - - 7 hours ago
Texas Republican Joe Barton's apology to BP PLC for what he called a White House "shakedown" to pay damage claims for the company's Gulf of Mexico oil spill won't cost him his ranking member seat on the ...
Rep. Barton weathers rebuke after his apology to BP Washington Post
Wall Street Journal - - 44 minutes ago
An earthquake from Canada sent its tremors across the border Wednesday, swaying New York-area residents and prompting countless phone calls to fire departments across the region.
Earthquake in Canada felt across Michigan Detroit Free Press
Canada: Earthquake Jolts Capital New York Times
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SYDNEY, June 24 (Reuters) - Australian shares rose 0.7 percent early on Thursday, led by miners after Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was toppled by his deputy, leading to hopes an agreement can be reached over the government's proposed mining tax.
Australia gets its 1st female PM The Associated Press
Profile: Julia Gillard BBC News
Jerusalem Post - - 1 hour ago
Hamas boasted on Wednesday that Israel had failed over the past four years to determine the location of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Schalit in the Gaza Strip.
UN Refugee Commissioner: Crisis in Gaza Bigger Than Humanitarian Voice of America
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TORONTO, June 23 (Reuters) - Business owners, bankers and brokers who normally throng Toronto's busy financial district have made themselves scarce ahead of this weekend's Group of Twenty summit, in the face of a ...
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LOS ANGELES -- An American on a solo mission to hunt down Osama bin Laden is back in the United States, 10 days after authorities found him in the woods of northern Pakistan with a pistol, ...
Bin Laden Hunter Back in the US NBC Los Angeles
New York Times - - 50 minutes ago
The future of BP's offshore oil operations in the Gulf of Mexico has been thrown into doubt by the recent drilling disaster and court wrangling over a moratorium.
Offshore drilling moratorium: How much could it cost the Gulf? Christian Science Monitor
Sacramento Bee - - 54 minutes ago
The head of the California Senate and minority lawmakers unveiled a proposal today to urge a boycott of Arizona to protest its new police immigration law.
Calif. resolution urges Arizona economic boycott The Associated Press
California lawmakers agree to co-sponsor Arizona boycott resolution Lexington Herald Leader
Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
The Federal Reserve's rate-setting committee kept short-term interest rates near zero Wednesday while downgrading its outlook for the US economy, indicating that short-term interest rates could remain at a record low until next year to support growth.
Fed Leaves Rates, Citing Overseas Threats New York Times
Chevron Falls 2.4%; Jabil Jumps Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
HOUSTON, June 23 (Reuters) - BP Plc (BP.L)(BP.N) said on Wednesday it had begun reinstalling a critical containment cap over the gushing oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.
Oil spews again in Gulf after robot bumps cap The Associated Press
BP repair work releases more oil into gulf Los Angeles Times
BusinessWeek - - 2 hours ago
June 23 (Bloomberg) -- Kenneth Feinberg, the Obama administration's special master on executive compensation, will step down from the post by the end of August, a Treasury Department spokesman said.
Treasury Confirms Pay Czar Feinberg to Resign This Summer Wall Street Journal
Feinberg to step down as Pay Czar MarketWatch
BusinessWeek - - 10 minutes ago
A federal judge handed Google Inc. a major victory Wednesday by rebuffing media company Viacom Inc.'s attempt to collect more than $1 billion in damages for the alleged copyright abuses of Google's popular YouTube service.
Judge rejects Viacom's copyright suit against YouTube Los Angeles Times
Google Wins Viacom Copyright Lawsuit InformationWeek
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Apple announced Wednesday that the white models of its new iPhone 4 have "proven more challenging to manufacture than expected," and won't be available until the second half of July.
Apple Delays Shipments of White iPhone 4 PC Magazine
ABC News - - 4 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Jackson fans will be allowed to leave flowers near the singer's burial site on Friday's anniversary of his death, but the cemetery has banned balloons, candles and doves.
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
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Yves Logghe/AP Landon Donovan's stoppage-time goal capped a sprint to the finish in the United States' 1-0 win over Algeria.
For USA, Ghana is a familiar foe USA Today
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
After two days and 163 games, including 118 on Wednesday alone, John Isner and Nicolas Mahut left Court 18 at Wimbledon with records for the longest match, in both time elapsed and number of games, in professional tennis history.
Detroit Free Press - - 16 minutes ago
Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk tonight became the first player to win the Selke Trophy in three consecutive seasons since Bob Gainey won from 1978-81.
St. Louis picked as NHL's most well-behaved player The Associated Press
msnbc.com - - 1 hour ago
On March 23, the face of health care in the United States changed dramatically when President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) into law.
Obama warns insurance companies not to unnecessarily raise costs Washington Post
Pressure rising on healthcare long before overhaul takes effect Los Angeles Times
USA Today - - 27 minutes ago
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. - A massive island-building project off the coast of Louisiana. Metal pipes and pilings strung across the Gulf entrance of Perdido Bay in Alabama.
U.S., Louisiana Clash Over Berms Used in Gulf Oil Spill Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 4 hours ago
A patient waits in the hallway for a room to open up in the emergency room at a hospital in Houston, Texas, July 27, 2009. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans spend twice as much as residents of other developed countries on healthcare, but get lower ...
UK health system rated highly BBC News
Wall Street Journal - - Jun 20, 2010
One of the world's oldest stories is playing out before our eyes: The Jews are being scapegoated again. By SHELBY STEELE The most interesting voice in all the fallout surrounding the Gaza flotilla incident is that sanctimonious and meddling voice known ...
Los Angeles Times - - 20 hours ago
The battle over the initiative, launched by Texas oil giants Valero and Tesoro, will pit that industry against environmentalists and the state's clean-tech businesses.
Atlanta Journal Constitution - - Jun 20, 2010
It happened without warning, residents of the historic and tony Peachtree Heights West neighborhood say. They woke up one day and there it was, the old Henry B. Tompkins House looking like a University of Florida Gators football helmet.
CNN - - Jun 21, 2010
By the CNN Wire Staff Lima, Peru (CNN) -- Joran van der Sloot has a low tolerance for frustration and "doesn't value the female role," according to excerpts from a psychological investigation report given to a judge by prosecutors Monday.
New York Times - - Jun 22, 2010
Dana Casey, a member of a Brooklyn cooking co-op, packs up her share of the monthly haul at Kristen Prinzo's home. By LAURIE WOOLEVER DINNERTIME in our home, once a source of great pride and pleasure, became a rather lackluster affair after the birth ...