Mon, 20 May 2013 02:38:06 GMT
Tornadoes hit Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa as storms sweep through Midwest
A severe storm system that is sweeping through the Midwest has generated tornadoes in Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa and has left at least one person dead in Shawnee, Okla. Dozen of counties in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Wisconsin, ...
Four-state tornado outbreak kills 1
Tornadoes Level Homes in Okla., 21 Injured
Powerful thunderstorms rumble through hard-hit Midwest
Mon, 20 May 2013 02:24:05 GMT
San Francisco Chronicle
Yahoo Is Planning to Buy Tumblr for $1.1 Billion
New York Times
The board of Yahoo, the faded Web pioneer, agreed on Sunday to buy the popular blogging service Tumblr for about $1.1 billion in cash, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, a signal of how the company plans to reposition itself as the technology ...
Yahoo Deal Shows Power Shift
Tumblr: Yahoo's reported $1B bid to be cool
What Is Tumblr?
Mon, 20 May 2013 02:11:45 GMT
WILLIAMS: A week of scandals proves the incompetence of liberalism
Scandals are nothing new in Washington. Just about every president has faced an accusation of misconduct, whether moral or criminal. It should be no surprise that the Obama administration finds itself in the midst of one (well actually three).
Obama's Counsel Was Told of IRS Audit Findings Weeks Ago
Obama Lawyers Knew About IRS
Top adviser defends White House in IRS scandal - USA Today
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:11:17 GMT
FBI agents die in Virginia training accident
Two FBI special agents on the agency's elite hostage rescue team have been killed in a training accident in Virginia. The FBI's national press office said the accident happened off the coast of Virginia Beach on Friday. No other details were given and the ...
Two FBI agents killed in training accident - USA Today
FBI agents killed in training accident
Two FBI agents with Hostage Rescue Team killed in training accident
Sun, 19 May 2013 18:03:14 GMT
AP president blasts "unconstitutional" phone records probe
(CBS News) The Associated Press doesn't question the Justice Department's right to have seized two months' worth of its phone records, the organization's president and CEO Gary Pruitt said Sunday on "Face the Nation." It was the methodology - "so ...
AP boss condemns US government for 'unconstitutional' phone seizures
DOJ subpoenas are 'unconstitutional,' hurt press, AP president says
AP CEO calls phone records seizure unconstitutional
Mon, 20 May 2013 01:43:58 GMT
Small Florida town buzzing over news of local winner
By Kerry Sanders and Andrew Rafferty, NBC News. Residents of Zephyrhills, Fla., where the winning ticket for the $590 million jackpot was sold, are anxiously waiting to find out who the big winner is. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports. The residents of a small ...
Small Fla. town wonders who the Powerball winner is
Lone Winner Hits Powerball Jackpot
Powerball winner faces a radically changed life, analyst says
Mon, 20 May 2013 02:37:26 GMT
'Billboard' awards put on one impressive Vegas show - USA Today
It's performances, not the awards, that get people talking. Who delivered Sunday's best? GTY 169077831. LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 19: Singer Taylor Swift performs onstage during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, ...
Billboard honors Madonna, awards to Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards
Taylor Swift, Gotye and Rihanna Win Big at Billboard Music Awards
Mon, 20 May 2013 02:49:22 GMT
New York Times
President Obama delivers Morehouse College commencement address
Hundreds turned out to see President Obama speak at Morehouse College in Atlanta on Sunday. A Zumba party kicked off the Fiesta De Mayo celebration in Hilton Head on Sunday. Fiesta De Mayo celebrated in Hilton Head. 23 mins ago. A Zumba party ...
Obama Discusses Race, Fatherhood, Responsibility At Morehouse College
Obama: There's no longer time for excuses for black men - USA Today
Obama exhorts good deeds by Morehouse graduates
Fri, 17 May 2013 01:25:05 GMT
Different Ways of Looking at the IRS
New York Times
To the Editor: “After Outcry, Chief of I.R.S. Is Forced Out” (front page, May 16) cites recent groups that have obtained tax-exempt status: “American Patriots Against Government Excess; Rebellious Truths; the Coalition for a Conservative Majority; and Friends of ...
Profiling the Tea Party: In defense of the IRS. Sorta. Or not.
Sun, 19 May 2013 23:32:58 GMT
Wall Street Journal
Syria Sweeps Into Rebel Stronghold
Wall Street Journal
Syrian rebel fighters on Sunday gather in Qusayr, near Homs, in an image provided by Qusair Lens and authenticated by the Associated Press. DAMASCUS—Syrian government forces, backed by members of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, launched a ...
Syrian army storms rebel town of Qusair
Syrian army, fighting alongside Hezbollah guerrillas, launch assault on rebel ...
Violence surges in strategic Syrian city