• Officials delay announcing Egypt election winner
  • Archaeologist finds oldest rock art in Australia
  • University of Calif. faces mounting pension costs
  • House approves waiver of border environmental laws
  • Governments asking Google to remove more content
  • Microsoft’s ‘Surface’ tablet aims for productivity
  • London Games to be first social media Olympics
  • Officials: 3.1M young adults in US gain coverage
  • Confidence in US public schools at record low
  • Insane or not? Decision-time in Breivik trial

Officials delay announcing Egypt election winner
Due to potentially explosive dispute over the election and murkiness over the latest health scare of the former President Hosni Mubarak, officials postponed the announcement of the winner of Egypt’s presidential election.

Archaeologist finds oldest rock art in Australia
Archaeologist Bryce Barker said he found the oldest piece of rock art in Australia and one of the oldest in the world: an Aboriginal work created 28,000 years ago in an Outback cave.

University of Calif. faces mounting pension costs
The cost of pensions and retiree health benefits are soaring at the University of California, increasing pressure to raise tuition and cut academic programs at the 10-campus UC system.

House approves waiver of border environmental laws
The Republican-controlled House approved a bill that would allow the Border Patrol to circumvent more than a dozen environmental laws on all federally managed lands within 100 miles of the borders with Mexico and Canada.

Governments asking Google to remove more content
U.S. authorities are leading the charge as governments around the world pepper Google with more demands to remove online content and turn over information about people using its Internet search engine, YouTube video site and other services.

Microsoft’s ‘Surface’ tablet aims for productivity
Microsoft unveiled a new tablet computer, Surface, that attempts to take advantage of one of the few criticisms of Apple’s iPad – that it is better for consuming content than creating it.

London Games to be first social media Olympics
The London Games will be the most tweeted, liked and tagged in history, with fans offered a never before seen insider’s view of what many are calling the social media Olympics, or the “socialympics.”

Officials: 3.1M young adults in US gain coverage
U.S. health officials said Tuesday that the number of young adults with medical coverage grew by more than 3 million since the new health care overhaul took effect.

Confidence in US public schools at record low
A Gallup poll released Wednesday says that confidence in U.S. public schools has dropped to the lowest level in nearly four decades. This survey also found record lows in public confidence in churches or organized religion, banks and television news.

Insane or not? Decision-time in Breivik trial
After nearly 10 weeks of grueling testimony of one of the worst peacetime massacres in modern history, prosecutor Svein Holden said that the decision has been made but declined to say what that was.

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