Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Friday, June 25, 2010

Republicans kill Senate jobless aid measure

Republicans on Thursday defeated Democrats' showcase election-year jobs bill, including an extension of weekly unemployment benefits for millions of people out of work...

Thursday, June 24, 2010

The Petraeus Hail Mary

President Obama explained his decision to dismiss General Stanley McChrystal yesterday by noting that he had a duty "to ensure that no diversion complicates the vital mission"...

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Canada's economy suddenly the envy of world

The 20 world leaders at an economic summit in Toronto next weekend will find themselves in a country that has avoided a banking crisis where others have floundered…

Monday, June 21, 2010

Lady Gaga banned from Yankee Stadium clubhouse

Lady Gaga has been banned from Yankee Stadium's clubhouse after the pop singer visited the baseball team's headquarters following a loss to the New York Mets on Friday night.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Twins who died in hot car had been found there before

Twin 2-year-old girls found dead in a sweltering car in the Bootheel town of Portageville, Mo., had a close call two weeks ago, getting locked into the same vehicle but being rescued before becoming overheated, police said Thursday.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Taliban 'seize Pakistani troops'

The Afghan Taliban says it has captured dozens of Pakistani soldiers following an attack on their checkpoint during a cross-border raid.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Bloody Sunday victims all innocent

David Cameron, the British prime minister, has said he is deeply sorry for the 1972 "Bloody Sunday" massacre, telling politicians that an investigation into Northern Ireland's biggest mass killing..

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

North, South Korea address U.N. over ship sinking

South and North Korea addressed the U.N. Security Council separately on Monday over the deadly sinking of a South Korean naval ship in March....

Monday, June 14, 2010

Sloot Told Chile Police Thief Was Killer

Joran van der Sloot told police in Chile that it was an unidentified robber who beat a young woman to death in his hotel room, a killing for which the Dutchman has been charged with murder in Peru.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Poland arrests alleged Mossad spy

An alleged Mossad spy from Israel wanted in connection with the hit-squad slaying of a Hamas agent in Dubai has been arrested in Poland, officials said Saturday.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Trouble: White House summons BP brass to face Obama

Ending days of speculation and criticism about why the president has not met or spoken with top officials of the company responsible for the oil spill off the Gulf Coast..

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Next bubble: Corporate bonds, stocks

History is littered with asset bubbles where investors piled into the next hot thing, only to lose much or all of their investments once the bubble bursts..

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Mexico teen killed by US Border Patrol

U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a 15-year-old Mexican boy after a group trying to illegally enter Texas threw rocks at officers near downtown El Paso, U.S. authorities said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Report: Spill reveals Obama's lack of executive experience...

The oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico is gushing out of control. The Obama administration is at first slow to see the seriousness of the accident.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Helen Thomas Gets Dropped by Nine Speakers

Nine Speakers, the agency that represents Helen Thomas, has dropped her as a client. This comes in the wake of controversial remarks on the Middle East...