Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, and Sen. Joe Lieberman, Connecticut independent, members of the Homeland Security Committee, were part of the debate Monday on presidential powers in the even of a cyber-attack on vital systems. (Associated Press)
Boom Studios´ "Stan Lee Boom! Comics App" makes the current crop of creations from the man behind the likes of the Fantastic Four and the X-Men available online and on mobile devices. The titles will also be available for download on desktops.
Barnes & Noble's Nook electronic reader now accounts for 28 percent of the market for those devices. It has the potential to go beyond books to deliver all types of digital products, including music, magazines, TV shows and movies. Cable television mogul John Malone is offering $1 billion to buy the bookstore chain. (Associated Press)
Freedom Riders Jim Zwerg (left) and Rep. John Lewis pray at the opening ceremony of the Freedom Riders Museum in downtown Montgomery, Ala., on Friday, 50 years after they endured attacks by a mob of segregationists. (Associated Press)
Jeff Weiner (second from right), LinkedIn's CEO, celebrates the company's listing on May 19, 2011, at the New York Stock Exchange. LinkedIn, based in Mountain View, Calif., is an internet-based social networking rolodex for business people. (Associated Press)
Brad Hill, right, and Jason Klav, from Nashville, Tenn., prepare their telescope to watch the space shuttle Endeavour launch at the Kennedy Space Center from Titusville, Fla., Monday, May 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Jason Greene)
The Hampton model features a two-story foyer with a split, curved staircase and columns that frame the entrance to the two-story family room. The family room has a fireplace and windows on three sides.
Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, a 2012 Republican presidential candidate, will deliver a major speech Thursday at the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center. The center is part of UM's medical school, where researchers are "vigorously" pursuing stem cell research.
**FILE** From right: Alan Davidson, director of public policy for Google; Guy Tribble, vice president for software technology at Apple; Justin Brookman, director of the Consumer Privacy Center for Democracy & Technology; and Ashkan Soltani, an independent researcher and consultant, testify May 10, 2011, on Capitol Hill before the Senate Privacy, Technology and the Law subcommittee hearing on the recent revelations about location tracking through cell phones. (Associated Press
** FILE ** Tech. Sgt. Brandon Longcrier uses white sage to consecrate a pagan worship area on the hill overlooking the Cadet Chapel and the Visitor Center at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., just after sunrise on the winter solstice, Dec. 21, 2009. Sgt. Longcrier is the pagan lay leader at the academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Don Branum)
New basketball coach Paul Hewitt (left), shown with GMU athletic director Tom O'Connor, was 190-162 in 11 seasons at Georgia Tech, including an appearance in the 2004 NCAA championship game.
** FILE ** An electronic cigarette and the filter end that holds the liquid nicotine solution is on display. E-cigarettes are plastic and metal devices that heat a liquid nicotine solution in a disposable cartridge, creating vapor that the "smoker" inhales. A tiny light on the tip even glows like a real cigarette. (Associated Press)
Although the windows appear recessed, that is actually a function of all the exterior walls of the Passive House being built 8 inches thick to accomodate for extra insulation and sealing. The windows also crank out as opposed to opening up from the bottom, which means they won't have as many sides that they can leak air. This home in Bethesda, Md., which is a joint venture of O'Neill Development Corporation and Peabody Architects, is the first of its kind in the Washington, D.C., area. This image was made Monday, April 18, 2011. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
**FILE** President Obama and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg take off their jackets at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., on April 20, 2011, before their joint town-hall meeting to discuss reducing the federal deficit. (Associated Press)