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Entries by Nico Pitney from 06/2009

Air France Bomb Threat Called In Days Before Crash

Posted 06.02.2009 | World

A rather eerie coincidence: five days before Air France Flight 447 tragically crashed into the Atlantic Ocean after leaving Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, an...

Scott Roeder: George Tiller Murder Suspect Charged (PHOTO)

Posted 06.03.2009 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. — The man charged in the killing of abortion provider Dr. George Tiller wants a judge to set bail, even though court records show ...

Air France Crash Updates: Aerial Video Shows 12-Mile Long Fuel Slick

Posted 06.03.2009 | World

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Brazil (AP) - Military planes located more debris from an Air France jet on Wednesday as the first navy ship arrived at the scene...

Obama Cairo Speech (VIDEO): Calls For New Beginning, Gets Standing Ovation

Posted 06.04.2009 | World

Read the full transcript of the speech here, full video below... CAIRO - Quoting from the Quran for emphasis, President Barack Obama called for a "...

Obama Speech In Cairo: VIDEO, Full Text

Posted 06.04.2009 | World

Below, the full text of President Obama's speech in Cairo, Egypt, titled "A New Beginning." Watch video: * * * * I am honored to be in...

Obama Egypt Speech: VIDEO, Full Text

Posted 06.04.2009 | World

Below, the full text of President Obama's speech in Cairo, Egypt, titled "A New Beginning." Watch video: * * * * I am honored to be in...

Obama's Middle East Speech: VIDEO, Full Text

Posted 06.04.2009 | World

Below, the full text of President Obama's speech in Cairo, Egypt, titled "A New Beginning." Watch video: * * * * I am honored to be in...

Gary Radnich, News Anchor, Starts Bleeding On Set (VIDEO)

Posted 06.04.2009 | Media

Gary Radnich, the sports caster for San Francisco's KRON-TV, started bleeding onto his shirt during a recent live newscast. It's quite the scene... he...

EU Guantanamo Breakthrough: Europe Expects To Take 'Several Dozen' Detainees

Posted 06.04.2009 | World

LUXEMBOURG — European Union countries are likely to take in "several dozen" former prisoners from the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay, a...

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Posted 06.04.2009 | Huffington Post

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Crowd Loved Obama's 'Irabac,' Even When He Flubbed It

Posted 06.04.2009 | World

One of the Cairo cafe questions debated in the days leading up to the speech was: Would Obama say "salaam" to the Arabic-speaking world? Some thoug...

Master Sgt. Joseph Myers: Dad Surprises Daughter With Return From Iraq (VIDEO)

Posted 06.05.2009 | World

Air Force Master Sgt. Joseph Myers surprises his 10-year-old daughter in her 4th grade classroom after coming home from Iraq. A very touching scene. ...

School For Blind Holds Prom (VIDEO)

Posted 06.06.2009 | Healthy Living

The Boston Globe offers a sweet story on a prom held for students at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts, the oldest school f...

Federer Accosted At French Open (VIDEO)

Posted 06.07.2009 | Huffington Post

Midway through Roger Federer's championship match at the French Open on Sunday, a most bizarre event occurred: a spectator waving a flag climbed throu...

Obama's Stimulus Promise: More Than 600,000 Jobs

Posted 06.08.2009 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama assured the nation his recovery plan was on track Monday, scrambling to calm Americans unnerved by unemploym...

Austin Melton, 14-Year-Old Boy Struck By Lightning: "I Like Sparky" As A Nickname

Posted 06.08.2009 | Politics

Last week, 14-year-old Oregon boy Austin Melton was struck by lightning at the edge of a parking lot at his high school. He was taken to a local hosp...

Ahmed Ghailani: First Gitmo Detainee Arrives In U.S.

Posted 06.09.2009 | Politics

NEW YORK — Under heavy guard, a Guantanamo Bay detainee walked into a civilian U.S. courtroom for the first time Tuesday, underscoring the Obama...

Conan Goofs, Cracks Joke About Obama Event That Hasn't Happened Yet (VIDEO)

Posted 06.10.2009 | Comedy

Conan O'Brien is only in his second week hosting the Tonight Show and he's already getting ahead of himself. On Tuesday's show, O'Brien cracked the f...

Iran Updates (VIDEO): Live-Blogging The Uprising

Posted 06.13.2009 | World

I'm filtering through the flood of videos, tweets, and news updates coming in from Iran. Check in for the latest.

Iran Updates (VIDEO): Live-Blogging The Uprising (Saturday, June 13)

Posted 06.14.2009 | World

Editor's Note: This is an archive of Saturday's live-blog about the fallout from Iran's election. Get the latest updates here. 11:55 PM ET -- Ahmadin...

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Posted 06.14.2009 | Huffington Post

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Iran Election Live-Blogging (Sunday June 14)

Posted 06.14.2009 | World

This is the archive of my Iran election live-blogging from Sunday, June 14. For the latest updates, click here. 1:35 PM ET -- Ahmadinejad's rally. I ...

Iran Election Live-Blogging (Monday June 15)

Posted 06.15.2009 | World

This is the archive of Monday's live-blogging. Click here for the latest updates. 11:57 PM ET -- Bye bye Ahmadi? Apparently he's leaving for Russia a...

Iran Election Live-Blogging (Tuesday June 16)

Posted 06.17.2009 | World

This is the archive of my Iran election live-blogging from Sunday, June 14. For the latest updates, click here. 11:05 PM ET -- Solidarity. Via read...

Iran Election Live-Blogging (Wednesday June 17)

Posted 06.17.2009 | World

This is the archive of my Iran election live-blogging from Sunday, June 14. For the latest updates, click here. 11:40 PM ET -- Tear down this cyberwa...