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Governor eyes more cuts as Calif deficit swells

May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Gov. Jerry Brown leaves a news conference after he unveiled his revised state budget plan at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, May 14, 2012. Brown said the budget shortfall swelled from $9.2 billion predicted in January to $16 billion, in part because tax collections have not come in as high as expected and lawsuits [&hellip...

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BU student in coma after deadly New Zealand crash

May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated family photo shows Meg Theriault, 21, a Boston University student injured in a crash in New Zealand on Saturday morning, May 12, 2012. Theriault was in intensive care Sunday at Waikato Hospital in New Zealand after surgery the previous day for...

Obama on gay marriage: ‘Right thing to do’

May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama delivers the commence address at Barnard College, Monday, May 14, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday defended his view that gay couples should have the right to...

Edwards trial judge limits key defense testimony

May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Lora Haggard, who was in charge of campaign finance compliance for former U.S. Sen. John Edwards, exits a federal courthouse in Greensboro, N.C., after testifying in his trial Monday, May 14, 2012. Edwards has pleaded not guilty to six criminal counts related...

No sign of shareholder revolt against Dimon

May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

The corporate flag for JPMorgan Chase flies at corporate headquarters, Monday, May 14, 2012 in New York. JPMorgan, the largest bank in the United States, is seeking to minimize the damage caused by a $2 billion trading loss, disclosed Thursday by CEO Jamie...

Revolving door: Yahoo ushers out another CEO

May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 17, 2011 file photo, Ross Levinsohn, Yahoo Executive Vice President of Americas, speaks at the Web. 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Scott Thompson, named CEO of Yahoo in January, reportedly will step down Sunday, May 13, 2012 amid...

JPMorgan exec expected to resign, AP source says

May 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 file photo, from left, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein; JPMorgan Chase & Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon; Morgan Stanley Chairman John...

Yahoo names Levinsohn interim CEO

May 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 17, 2011 file photo, Ross Levinsohn, Yahoo Executive Vice President of Americas, speaks at the Web. 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Scott Thompson, named CEO of Yahoo in January, reportedly will step down Sunday, May 13, 2012 amid...

Boston U student recovering after NZ crash kills 3

May 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Boston University students and faculty members hold a candlelight vigil on Marsh Plaza at Boston University, Saturday, May 12, 2012, for three students studying in New Zealand who were killed when their minivan crashed during a weekend trip. At least five...

Father of Kansas plane crash survivor speaks

May 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by Teen Mania Ministries shows Hannah Luce, daughter of Teen Mania founder Ron Luce. Hannah Luce, the lone survivor on a plane that crashed in southeast Kansas on Friday, May 11, 2012, is listed in serious condition at a suburban...