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Entries by Nico Pitney from 04/2010

18 HUGE Pillow Fights Worldwide (VIDEO)

Posted 04.04.2010 | Comedy

Pillow warmongers all over the globe just celebrated their favorite day of the year -- International Pillow Fight Day. Below, check out videos from t...

Karzai Slams The West AGAIN

Posted 04.04.2010 | World

KABUL - President Hamid Karzai's scathing attack on the West for its role in Afghanistan drew criticism from Afghan politicians after the White House ...

Michael Steele Chided By Top Republicans: 'This Kind Of Thing Has Got To Stop'

Posted 04.04.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The second-ranking GOP senator has distanced himself from the national party chairman after recent news that the party spent nearly $2,0...

Aral Sea Almost DRIED UP: UN Chief Calls It 'Shocking Disaster'

Posted 04.04.2010 | Green

Scroll down for videos of the Aral Sea NUKUS, Uzbekistan -- The drying up of the Aral Sea is one of the planet's most shocking disasters, U.N. Se...

Bob Schieffer: Catholic Church Has More Than A PR Problem

Posted 04.04.2010 | Religion

On Easter Sunday, the Catholic Church faces more scandal surrounding sexual abuse of children by church officials. On CBS's "Face the Nation," host ...

LA Earthquake 2010 (VIDEO): Amateur Footage As Tremors Rock Southern California

Posted 04.04.2010 | Los Angeles

SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO LOS ANGELES (Associated Press) - A powerful earthquake in Baja California rocked the U.S.-Mexico border region Sunday, collapsi...

Karzai's Taliban Threat: Afghan Leader TWICE Said He Might Join Insurgency

Posted 04.05.2010 | World

KABUL — Afghan President Hamid Karzai threatened over the weekend to quit the political process and join the Taliban if he continued to come und...

Howard Stern Caller Pranks Fox News: 'Jamie Foxx Is A C**t' (VIDEO)

Posted 04.05.2010 | Media

A prank call to Fox News by an infamous Howard Stern super-fan made it on air on Monday. During a segment on a West Virginia mining accident, the t...

West Virginia Mine EXPLOSION: Massey Energy Mine Had Scores Of Safety Citations

Posted 04.06.2010 | Green

MONTCOAL, W.Va. -- A huge underground explosion blamed on methane gas killed 25 coal miners in the worst U.S. mining disaster in more than two decades...

Obama Honors Christ's Sacrifice

Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In openly personal terms, President Barack Obama on Tuesday honored the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, saying he draws inspiration from...

Haiti's Baby Jenny Reunited With Family

Posted 04.06.2010 | World

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The parents of a Haitian baby rescued from the rubble after January's devastating earthquake said Tuesday it was "a miracl...

Merrick Garland: Supreme Court Justice?

Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two experienced federal judges and the Obama administration's top Supreme Court lawyer are widely considered the leading candidates...

Colorado Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Colorado Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+COSen@gmail.com if you know someone who shou...

'Confederate History Month' Declared By Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell

Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

Virginia's Republican Governor Bob McDonnell has declared April to be "Confederate History Month," the first time in 8 years that such a proclamation ...

Tom Fetzer, NC GOP Chair, Calls On Michael Steele To Resign

Posted 04.08.2010 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — The head of the North Carolina Republican Party asked Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele to step down Thursda...

Pope Benedict Stalled Child Molestation Case, 1985 Letter Shows

Posted 04.09.2010 | Religion

LOS ANGELES — The future Pope Benedict XVI resisted pleas to defrock a California priest with a record of sexually molesting children, citing co...

Obama Praises John Paul Stevens, Readies For Next Supreme Court Fight

Posted 04.09.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has saluted retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens as an "impartial guardian" of the law, and says...

Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster: Should Investigation Be Public?

Posted 04.12.2010 | Politics

Ken Ward Jr., who writes the 'Coal Tattoo' blog for West Virginia's Charleston Gazette, argued on Monday that the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administ...

NASA's Great Lunar Rover Race (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.12.2010 | Technology

An annual competition challenges students to design and build vehicles that address the same problems faced by the scientists who created the original...

Ukraine Nuclear Deal Reached As DC Summit Begins

Posted 04.12.2010 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House announced Monday that Ukraine was giving up all its highly enriched uranium, marking success for a major U.S. arms ...

Mitch McConnell Goes To War For Wall Street: 'We Must Not Pass The Financial Reform Bill'

Posted 04.13.2010 | Politics

Bit by bit, bipartisan negotiations in the Senate over financial regulatory reform have broken down. Richard Shelby, the ranking Republican on the Ban...

Hair Loss: Best Treatments, Baldness Cures TESTED

Posted 04.14.2010 | Huffington Post

Consumer Reports has published the results of a new 8,000-person survey about the effectiveness of different baldness treatments. The report is passwo...

Democrats Hold The Line Against Wall Street Derivatives Lobbying

Posted 04.14.2010 | Politics

Senate Democrats are "resisting a last-ditch lobbying push from big Wall Street firms" and "moving toward a sweeping revamp of financial regulation th...

Obama's NASA Policy Divides Neil Armstong, Buzz Aldrin

Posted 04.14.2010 | Technology

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is reviving the NASA crew capsule concept that he had canceled with the rest of the moon program earlier thi...

Sarah Palin's Boston Tea Party Speech (VIDEO): Obama Agenda 'Un-American'

Posted 04.14.2010 | Politics

BOSTON -- The cross-country Tea Party Express tour built toward a climax Wednesday with a rally steeped in anti-tax symbolism and an exhortation from ...