Archive for May 1st, 2013

Stocks sink on economic worries; Dow off 138

May 1, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Signs of a slowing economy dragged down the stock market Wednesday. Even the prospect of continued stimulus from the Federal Reserve didn’t help.
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Stocks sink as economic outlook dims; Dow off 138

May 1, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Signs of a slowing economy dragged down the stock market Wednesday. Even the prospect of continued stimulus from the Federal Reserve didn’t help.
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Three more Boston suspects in custody

May 1, 2013
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Three more Boston suspects in custody

An undated photo of Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Times Square in New York (via …
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They’re off: Election ads live in Virginia, New Jersey

May 1, 2013
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Why can she never win?? Poor Jennifer Aniston, lonely lady of Los Angeles, scorned bride and future crone. All she wants to do is marry Justin Theroux as planned, but of course then her ex, Brad Pitt, had to go and make plans to marry Angelina Jolie this summer, thus ruining everything. So Aniston...
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The whiz kids of the White House Science Fair

May 1, 2013
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Politics Confidential 10-year-old Evan Jackson had just made a touchdown in his football game, but he had to be pulled off to the sideline because he had overheated. It got him thinking, along with his brother Alec and cousin Caleb: what if there were a way to keep football players cool and hydrated without...
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The group of women who got Bin Laden

May 1, 2013
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The group of women who got Bin Laden

A still from the film “Manhunt” (courtesy HBO)
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Newtown victim’s daughter confronts senator

May 1, 2013
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WARREN, N.H. (AP) — A woman whose mother was killed in last year’s school shooting in Newtown, Conn., confronted Sen. Kelly Ayotte Tuesday during the senator’s first public appearance in New Hampshire since voting against gun control legislation.
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Family to claim Boston bomb suspect’s body

May 1, 2013
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Relatives of the dead suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will claim his body now that his wife has agreed to release it, an uncle said as officials in both Washington and Russia deepened their investigations into him and his ties.
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Dollar pressured, awaits Fed policy statement

May 1, 2013
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By Chikako Mogi TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar eased on Wednesday as investors warily awaited the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve‘s policy meeting later in the day, while expectations for the European Central Bank to cut interest rates on Thursday capped the euro.
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Obama to nominate Tom Wheeler as FCC chairman

May 1, 2013
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By Alina Selyukh and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will nominate venture capitalist and former wireless and cable lobbyist Tom Wheeler on Wednesday to head the Federal Communications Commission, according to a White House official.
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