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White House: Spy Arrests Will Not Harm US-Russian Ties

Voice of America - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Photo: AP The White House says the arrests of 11 people in an alleged Russian spy ring is not a setback to improved US-Russian relations.

Larry King leaving his CNN show this fall, he says

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Larry King, the iconic TV interviewer, will step aside from hosting of his prime time CNN show later this year, he said Tuesday.

Summer box office looks for sunlight after "Eclipse"

Reuters - Alex Dobuzinskis, Bob Tourtellotte - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cast members Taylor Lautner (L), Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson (R) pose at the premiere of ''The Twilight Saga: Eclipse'' during the Los Angeles Film Festival at Nokia theatre at LA Live in Los Angeles June 24, 2010.

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Petraeus' confirmation hearing is a breeze

Los Angeles Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Senators show their admiration early and often for the general named to take command in Afghanistan. Petraeus downplays tensions between the military and Joe Biden.

Iran nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri 'flees US captors'

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A man who says he is an Iranian nuclear scientist claims to have escaped after being abducted by US agents. In a video shown on Iranian state TV, he says he has escaped in the US state of Virginia and is now on the run.

Aquino Takes Oath Vowing to Fix Economy Without Taxes

BusinessWeek - Francisco Alcuaz Jr., Joel Guinto - ‎35 minutes ago‎
June 30 (Bloomberg) -- Benigno Aquino, who rose from political outsider to Philippine president in less than a year, takes office today pledging to fight poverty, narrow the budget deficit and refrain from ...

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At hearings, Elena Kagan defends approach to military recruiting

Christian Science Monitor - Warren Richey - ‎28 minutes ago‎
In her testimony before senators Tuesday, Elena Kagan suggested that her policy when she was dean at Harvard Law School did not impose a hardship on military recruiters there.

Byrd to lie in Senate chamber where he served

The Associated Press - Laurie Kellman - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - Sen. Robert C. Byrd, the longest-serving senator in history, often told his colleagues that he loved them, but he loved the Senate more.
Sen. Byrd dead at 92 Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Hurricane season bears down on BP Gulf oil spill

Christian Science Monitor - Bill Sasser - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The season's first tropical weather system is disrupting cleanup efforts and has raised the anxiety level along the Gulf Coast.

Canadian Stocks Decline Most in Year on Lowered China Index

BusinessWeek - Matt Walcoff - ‎3 hours ago‎
June 29 (Bloomberg) -- Canadian stocks fell the most in a year, led by banks and commodity producers, after the US Conference Board lowered its index of Chinese leading economic indicators and commodity futures dropped.

Cisco Jumps into Tablet Race

FOXBusiness - Kathryn Glass - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) said Tuesday that it plans to release its own tablet, which will be targeted to the business community. The Cisco Cius, as it will be called, will get the networking-equipment maker into the tablet race, ...

US says will take foreign help on Gulf oil spill

Reuters - Ros Krasny, Chris Wilson - ‎46 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON June 29 (Reuters) - The United States will accept offers from a dozen countries and international agencies to help contain and clean up the BP Plc (BP.

Google changes Chinese access

San Jose Mercury News - John Boudreau - ‎1 hour ago‎
Faced with losing its business license in China - and with that the opportunity to make money in the world's largest Internet market - Google is changing how Chinese access its search engine in a compromise designed to to satisfy ...

Hulu Plus Launches with Three Networks, Zero Real-Time Shows

Wired News - Eliot Van Buskirk - ‎3 hours ago‎
Hulu took the wraps off of its new television subscription service Hulu Plus on Tuesday, which delivers shows by internet rather than cable or satellite receiver, for the relative bargain of $10 per month.

Verizon iPhone in January? Wait a Minute...

PC World - ‎2 hours ago‎
OMG, have you heard? The iPhone is coming to Verizon. Like, for real this time. It'll happen next January. Or maybe sometime this summer.

Megan Fox Finally Marries Brian Austin Green

ABC News - Sheila Marikar - ‎9 hours ago‎
A little piece of most men in America probably died this morning upon waking up and learning that yes, Megan Fox is officially married.

'Harry Potter' Star Warwick Davis Recalls Emotional Final Day On Set

MTV.com - Josh Wigler, Josh Horowitz - ‎5 hours ago‎
'I was actually really quite choked up about it,' Davis tells MTV News of finishing 'Deathly Hallows.' By Josh Wigler, with reporting by Josh Horowitz The recently released trailer for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" offered fans a great taste ...

Taylor Swift on Forbes' List of Most Powerful Celebrities

CMT.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Taylor Swift is the highest-ranking country star on Forbes' list of the 100 most powerful celebrities. The financial publication determined rankings based on the celebrities' pre-tax earnings between June 1, 2009 and June 1, 2010, as well as media ...

LeBron James is the eye of the NBA's free agency storm

Washington Post - Michael Lee - ‎19 minutes ago‎
The tornado has been spinning wildly, ridiculously, for nearly two years, leaving franchises around the NBA in flux, fans in fear or euphoria and various unnamed sources in a frenzy, planting fantasies and possibilities about ...

Serena and the others

ESPN - Greg Garber - ‎6 hours ago‎
WIMBLEDON, England -- As all the other top players have fallen around her -- including, shockingly, sister Venus -- Serena Williams just keeps moving the chains.

Villa the difference as Spain beats Portugal 1-0

The Associated Press - Raf Casert - ‎3 hours ago‎

Report: Michigan 10th fattest state

Detroit Free Press - Robin Erb - ‎1 hour ago‎
Michigan continues to struggle with its weight problem, once again placing among the fattest states in the nation. A report released today places Michigan and its adult obesity rate of 29.4% among the heftiest 12 states in the nation.

Consumer Reports Insights: Doubts surface about the safety of a diabetes drug

Washington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
If you need a drug for Type 2 diabetes, Consumer Reports has long advised that a time-tested older medication called metformin is your safest and best first bet.

FDA: Antibiotics in Livestock Affects Human Health

WebMD - Daniel J. DeNoon - ‎15 hours ago‎
June 28, 2010 -- Giving animals antibiotics in order to increase food production is a threat to public health and should be stopped, the FDA said today.

The last person out of the closet? The bisexual male

CNN - Stephanie Chen - ‎Jun 28, 2010‎
Robert Winn, 40, is openly bisexual and has been married to Christine Winn, 41, for the last 17 years. (CNN) -- Robert Winn met his wife, Christine, in college.

Futurama: "Rebirth" Review

IGN - Robert Canning - ‎Jun 21, 2010‎
Advance Review: Seven years after being cancelled by Fox, Futurama makes a return to broadcast television this Thursday night. Well, seven years and four straight-to-DVD movies.

Thrills From British Vaults

New York Times - Dave Kehr - ‎Jun 19, 2010‎
Linden Travers stars as a spoiled heiress in an imaginary America in St. John L. Clowes's “No Orchids for Miss Blandish.” In America our sense of British cinema is skewed by the enduring popularity of a handful of official classics, ...

Is BP burning sea turtles alive?

MyFox Tampa Bay - ‎Jun 22, 2010‎
VENICE, La. - A boat captain working to rescue sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico says he has seen BP ships burning sea turtles and other wildlife alive.

Worried About a Moody Teen?

Wall Street Journal - Elizabeth Bernstein - ‎Jun 28, 2010‎
Everyone warns parents about the drama of the teen years—the self-righteous tears, slamming doors, inexplicable fashion choices, appalling romances.