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Leno's bandleader will leave 'Tonight Show' - New York Times

Kevin Eubanks, the longtime bandleader for Jay Leno, is leaving that partnership. Mr. Eubanks has told colleagues on the show that he will definitely leave his post as leader of what will be a reconstituted “Tonight Show” band

Russia's shady cops - The Moscow Times

These days, however, Yekaterina, a police detective in northern Moscow, prefers to hide what she does for a living. When she heads home at night, she dons a jacket to conceal her police uniform

2009 Deadliest year for reporters - The New York Times

At least 71 journalists were killed across the globe in 2009, the Committee to Protect Journalists announced Tuesday, the largest annual toll in the 30 years the group has been keeping track.

Obama's bundlers occupy dozens of key positions - TheDC

As a candidate, Obama ran against lobbyists and the pay-for-play culture of Washington. But donors find a place in President Obama’s administration. Here is a list of Obama bundlers (those who gather individual donations from a group) with positions in Obama’s Washington

The presidential record in 140 characters or less - CBS NEWS

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was given the third-degree on his recent entry into the Twitter world at his daily press briefing today. Like other electronic media connected to government officials, Twitter direct messages and “@” responses would likely be part of the archived record

Legendary coach dies at 97 - azcentral.com

William (Bill) “Kaji” Kajikawa, a legendary former football, basketball and baseball coach at Arizona State, passed away Monday at 97. Kajikawa began his coaching career at Arizona State in 1937 and retired from ASU in 1978

20,000 Olympic tickets canceled - Recordnet.com

Olympic organizers were Tuesday forced into an embarrassing cancellation of an extra 20,000 tickets for events on Vancouver’s Cypress Mountain over safety fears at the beleaguered venue

Obama selects heads of his deficit panel

President Obama is going to name Alan K. Simpson, a former Republican senator from Wyoming, and Erskine Bowles, former chief of staff in the Clinton White House, as the co-chairmen of a bipartisan commission to recommend how to reduce high deficits that are building the national debt to perilous levels, according to a senior administration official

Gun toters welcome in VA cars and bars - Richmond Times Dispatch

The Virginia Senate today cleared the way for Virginians to be allowed to carry concealed guns in cars and bars. In a 22-18 vote, senators approved Senate Bill 334, which would allow people with concealed gun permits to carry their firearms into restaurants that serve alcohol

'Human spiderman' scales wall - Telegraph

A British inventor, Jem Stansfield, has been labelled the “Human Fly” after impersonating Spiderman by scaling a school wall using suction from two Tesco vacuum cleaners. The 39 year-old scientist, an aeronautics graduate, amazed onlookers when he climbed up the side of Hove Park School, East Sussex this week

The euro bounces back from nine-month lows - FINANCIAL TIMES

A much more positive mood than of late enveloped markets on Tuesday, as traders appeared to reason that a tougher tone from the EU towards Greece might help contain the eurozone’s debt difficulties

One man's trash, another mans treasure: the next Bachelorette? - E! Online

Jake dramatically rejected Ali – which makes her just about perfect to be next season’s leading lady, right? So is it true that Ali is going to be the next Bachelorette?

Plucked from above: FDNY rescues dangling baby

Here is the dramatic picture of a 7-month-old girl being dangled precariously out the fifth-floor window of a burning Bronx apartment on Monday

D.C. jobs outlook: More federal jobs, less retail and contruction

With thousands of new federal and government-related jobs, Washington has benefited from some of the circumstances that have caused Main Streets to go dark elsewhere

Experts disagree if Americans recognize fiscal problems - The Daily Caller

It’s an established fact that Washington is divided on how to deal with America’s fiscal crisis. But on Tuesday, experts who were convened to discuss the problem invented a new way to squabble about the issue, disagreeing on whether the American people even know there is a serious problem in the first place

Alabama professor acts quickly, saves lives

Colleagues are touting a University of Alabama in Huntsville biochemistry professor with heroicallly saving lives during last week’s campus shooting rampage

Olbermann: 'We get Clarence Page on whenever we can' - MEDIAITE

Keith Olbermann’s Special Comment last night on his MSNBC show was about the undertones of racism within the Tea Party movement, and like he often does, he posted a portion on his Daily Kos blog. That set off a series of back-and-forth comments between Olbermann and others about the diversity on the MSNBC airwaves. The commenter ‘JoanMar’ wrote that, based on Olbermann’s comment (of which she agreed), ‘a tea party gathering looks something like MSNBC line-up on week-days’

GOP sees 'unfair gamesmanship' in Dems picking nominee - USA TODAY

No Democrats met the filing deadline, and as USA TODAY’s John Fritze explained in today’s story that means the party leaders have until June 30 to pick a nominee, under state law; Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, sees “unfair gamesmanship” in allowing party leaders to handpick a nominee

IOC against 'support our troops' logo on U.S. hockey helmets - FOX News

The International Olympic Committee came out today against members of the U.S. hockey team wearing logos, such as ‘support our troops,’ on their helmets