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April Unemployment Back Up to 9%; 27th Month Above 8%

Despite 244,000 jobs gained in April, national unemployment rate has been higher than promised since February 2009.

NY Times Says It's 'Ugly' to Celebrate bin Laden's Death

The headline over Benedict Carey's NY Times story: "Celebrating a Death: Ugly, Maybe, but Only Human." Carey wrote: "Some Americans celebrated the killing of Osama bin Laden loudly, with chanting ...

George Stephanopoulos Lectures Pawlenty on How Obama Has Kept His Promises, Ignores Gitmo

Interviewing presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty on Friday, George Stephanopoulos lectured the Republican that Barack Obama can say I've "kept my promises" for the war on terror. The Good Morning ...

NY Times Says It's 'Ugly' to Celebrate bin Laden's Death

The headline over Benedict Carey's story: "Celebrating a Death: Ugly, Maybe, but Only Human." Carey writes: "Some Americans celebrated the killing of Osama bin Laden loudly, with chanting and ...

NBC's Today Takes Sympathetic Look at 'Devoted' Mrs. Osama bin Laden

In report from Pakistan on Friday's NBC Today, news anchor and soon-to-be co-host Ann Curry offered this description of Osama bin Laden's widow, Amal al-Sada: "After more than 10 years of ...

More Wishful Thinking? Times Pushes Pro-Dem Special Election Spin on Front Page

The Times, always hypersensitive to potential Republican electoral troubles, used Friday's front page to push Democratic prospects for a special election in the suburbs of Buffalo, what the Times ...

Chris Matthews Dreams Up Silly GOP Debate Questions: Do You 'Fundamentalist' Christians Hate Science?

Chris Matthews apparently misses moderating Republican debates and hectoring the candidates with bizarre questions. On Thursday's Hardball, the cable anchor dreamed up hypothetical queries he ...

Incoming CBS Anchor Pelley Mimics MSNBC's Pledge: 'We're Going to Be Leaning Forward'

Scott Pelley, the incoming anchor for the CBS Evening News, dropped by Washington, DC's CBS affiliate on Wednesday where he mimicked left-wing MSNBC's "Lean Forward" slogan as he promised: "We're ...

On Defensive, NY Times Takes on 'Torture Apologists' Who See Vindication of Harsh Interrogation Tactics

From Thursday's NYT lead editorial: "One reaction, however, was both cynical and disturbing: crowing by the apologists and practitioners of torture that Bin Laden's death vindicated their immoral ...

On Defensive, NY Times Takes on 'Torture Apologists' Who See Vindication of Harsh Interrogation Tactics

From Thursday's NYT lead editorial: "One reaction, however, was both cynical and disturbing: crowing by the apologists and practitioners of torture that Bin Laden's death vindicated their immoral ...