- Biden Makes Teleprompter Joke, Offers Jews 'Uncomfortable' Flattery
Vice president hails 'outsized influence' of Jews, says they're responsible for '85 percent' of social changes.
U. S. News & World Report. Wed, 22 May 2013 14:17:00 -0400.
- Police recover backpacks of 2 kidnapped Iowa girls
Investigators searching for a 15-year-old Iowa girl who was abducted this week have recovered her backpack along with one belonging to a 12-year-old who escaped from the kidnapper.
Miami Herald. Wed, 22 May 2013 14:14 EDT.
- Anthony Weiner launches bid to become NYC mayor
Anthony Weiner's run for redemption is officially on.
Miami Herald. Wed, 22 May 2013 14:12 EDT.
- Provocative Headlines Give Fracking a Bum Rap
Inflammatory headlines about hydraulic fracturing create negative public opinion of the practice.
U. S. News & World Report. Wed, 22 May 2013 14:10:00 -0400.
- Live: Severe Storms Move Eastward Live: Severe Storms Move Eastward Live: Severe Storms Move Eastward
Severe storms are shifting eastward Wednesday afternoon delivering strong wind, heavy rain and hail.
Accuweather. Wed, 22 May 2013 07:20:00 GMT.
- Nestlé Responds To Questions Concerning 'Cocoa Plan'
Yesterday, Nestlé announced the U.S. launch of their “global cocoa sustainability initiative” – the Nestlé Cocoa Plan. I reported on the Plan here.
By Beth Hoffman. Forbes. Wed, 22 May 2013 16:27:54 GMT.
- 'Cash Mob' Phenomenon Supports Local Business
The U.S. economy posted a solid growth in the first quarter, in part due to the biggest consumer spending surge since the end of 2010. A trend sweeping the country is helping to push more of that spending toward local businesses. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 22 May 2013 11:30:46 -0400.
- Official Says Treasury Department Had No Role in IRS Targeting
The official at the center of the U.S. tax collection agency's targeting of conservative groups says she did nothing wrong and has invoked her constitutional right to not answer questions from a Congressional committee. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 22 May 2013 11:12:27 -0400.
- U.S. Senate Committee Passes Bill To Arm Rebels
A U.S. Senate committee has voted in favor of sending weapons to rebels fighting Syria's government.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 22 May 2013 07:50:08 +0000.
- Keith Boag: Have you heard about the murderous abortion doctor?
The gruesome trial and murder conviction of Philadelphia abortion provider Dr. Kermit Gosnell is unlikely to change American abortion law, Keith Boag writes. But it has U.S. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 21 May 2013 13:37:57 EDT.
- Kelly Rowland joins The X Factor USA
The singer will appear with Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato along with newcomer Paulina Rubio.
BBC News. Tue, 21 May 2013 11:43:38 GMT.
- Orwell Prize for Baha Mousa book
The Orwell Book Prize for political writing is won by AT Williams for his book on Baha Mousa, while Marie Colvin is honoured with a posthumous award.
BBC News. Thu, 16 May 2013 12:29:23 GMT.