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Entries by Nico Pitney from 05/2009

NAZITA AMINPOUR: $800,000 Stash Revealed By Bank!

Posted 05.01.2009 | Business

A Long Island dentist is suing Chase bank to recover the more than $150,000 that she says she had to share with her hubby after a bank employee let it...

Cinco de Mayo Events Planned For May 3!

Posted 05.01.2009 | Huffington Post

It might be called Cinco de Mayo, but most of the action this year falls on Sunday, May 3, when two festivals and a parade mark the Mexican holiday. ...

ACHUFY: A SWINE FLU KIDS TOY!?

Posted 05.01.2009 | World

A man from Mexico is trying to capitalize on the H1N1 virus with a new line of stuffed animal called Achufy! The small, blue stuffed figurine is suppo...

JOHN FLOYD THOMAS: LA's Worst Serial Killer Ever

Posted 05.01.2009 | Huffington Post

LOS ANGELES — Police believe a 72-year-old insurance claims adjuster arrested earlier this month is the most prolific serial killer in the city'...

Out Lesbian A Contender For Supreme Court Nomination

Posted 05.01.2009 | Huffington Post

Stanford Law School professor Kathleen Sullivan, widely considered one of America's top constitutional scholars, is being mentioned as a possible repl...

Misha Lerner, 4th-Grader, Questions Condoleezza Rice on Waterboarding (VIDEO)

Posted 05.03.2009 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice stirred controversy last week when, under questioning from students at Stanford University, she insisted th...

Mother Duck And Ducklings Tour White House Grounds (VIDEO)

Posted 05.04.2009 | Green

CNN captures a mother duck and her ducklings touring the White House grounds. Watch below (no audio): ...

White House Briefing Video: Live Stream Of Press Briefing With Robert Gibbs

Posted 05.04.2009 | Politics

Visit this page for live streaming video whenever Press Secretary Robert Gibbs gives the White House press briefing. Video below: var so = new SW...

Cantor Bows To Rush: "This Is Not A Listening Tour" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.06.2009 | Politics

Rep. Eric Cantor led a much-publicized GOP listening tour this past weekend -- or so we all thought. "What we're trying to do here today is kick off ...

White House Correspondents Dinner Video: WATCH LIVE

Posted 05.09.2009 | Media

More coverage of the White House Correspondents Association dinner: watch complete speeches by President Obama and Wanda Sykes, and see a slideshow of...

Full Video: Obama's White House Correspondents Dinner Speech

Posted 05.09.2009 | Politics

More coverage of the White House Correspondents Association dinner: watch Wanda Sykes' speech and see a slideshow of celebs and politicos. President ...

C. Obamae: LICHEN Named For President Obama!

Posted 05.12.2009 | Politics

Here's a press release from UC Riverside: * * * * UC Riverside Researcher Names Lichen After President Barack Obama Kerry Knudsen discovered "Ca...

Obama's Political Arm Enters Health Care Fray

Posted 05.12.2009 | Politics

A first shot, of sorts, is being fired in the Obama-era battle for health care reform. Organizing for America, President Obama's political arm, is b...

Obama Netanyahu Meeting: World Watches For U.S. Shift On Mideast

Posted 05.17.2009 | World

Five weeks ago, President Obama stood before the Turkish legislature in Ankara and said many Americans had Muslims in their families or had lived in a...

Stephanie Cutter To White House For Court Fight

Posted 05.17.2009 | Politics

Stephanie Cutter, counselor to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, is leaving that post to join the White House team as it prepares to shepherd Presi...

Graham Heckled, Jeered For Supporting Open-Tent GOP (VIDEO)

Posted 05.17.2009 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham on Saturday took his case for a more diverse, open-tent Republican Party to a tough venue -- the South Carolina Republican Party c...

Notre Dame Protests Over Obama: Arrests Made (VIDEO)

Posted 05.17.2009 | Politics

Hundreds of University of Notre Dame students protested President Barack Obama's commencement address Sunday as anti-abortion activists converged on t...

STEVEN HUTCHISON, Iraq Soldier, Dead At AGE 60

Posted 05.18.2009 | World

PHOENIX — A 60-year-old Vietnam War veteran killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq has become the oldest Army soldier to die in that conflict, the mi...

Text of OBAMA'S NOTRE DAME SPEECH

Posted 05.18.2009 | Politics

Below is the text of President Obama's Notre Dame commencement speech, as prepared for delivery. Full video is below. Thank you, Father Jenkins for t...

Missing Link Found? 47 Million-Year-Old Primate Fossil Revealed

Posted 05.20.2009 | Huffington Post

Scientists say they have found a primate fossil that shows our connection with other mammals and our earliest human ancestor. Full details from the Un...

Cheney's Speech: Obama "Deserves An Answer" (TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO)

Posted 05.21.2009 | Politics

Watch or read about President Obama's national security speech here Moments after President Barack Obama concluded a sober and wide-ranging address...

Sonia Sotomayor: 10 Things You Should Know

Posted 05.26.2009 | Politics

1. HER UPBRINGING: Judge Sonia Sotomayor has arguably lived the American dream. She was born to a Puerto Rican family and grew up in a public housing ...

Pakistan Embassy: US Plans Massive Billion-Dollar Mega-Structure

Posted 05.28.2009 | World

The U.S. is embarking on a $1 billion crash program to expand its diplomatic presence in Pakistan and neighboring Afghanistan, another sign that the O...

Obama Meets Abbas, Israel On Edge Over Settlements

Posted 05.28.2009 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Gingerly trying to advance Mideast peace, President Barack Obama declared on Thursday the U.S. is a "stalwart ally" of Israel but c...

Leno's Last Show: Jay Prepares For 10p Slot, Fans Line Up Around The Block For Finale Tickets (VIDEO)

Posted 05.29.2009 | Comedy

(SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO) BURBANK, Calif. -- It took a radio disc jockey to remind Jay Leno where he'll stand in "Tonight Show" history when he walks o...