Despite the press-hogging debut of Nintendo's new tablet-based console, the Wii U, Sony's new handheld, the Vita and the posturing between rival shooters Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3, there was still plenty going on at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo.
With the recent glut of press about the additional $5.3 trillion in new federal financial obligations in 2010, it begged the question, just what expenditures were actually on the books and being (somewhat) accounted for? Take a look for a better idea of how the government takes, and of course spends, its cash.
Now that Rep. Anthony Weiner has admitted sending explicit photos of himself via Twitter, we can add that incident to the list of social media gaffes. These examples are proof that Twitter, and the Internet in general, aren't for everybody. Unless they want certain embarrassing bits to be revealed to all.
Spike TV's annual gala and awards ceremony held at the Sony Pictures Studios. Mark Wahlberg was named Guy of The Year and Keith Richards has Brass Balls. Jennifer Aniston took home the Decade of Hotness prize.
Peter Tork, Mickey Dolenz and Davy Jones reunite and perform in concert during their 45th year Monkees reunion tour at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater in Pompano Beach, Florida on June 5, 2011. UPI/Michael Bush
Tribesmen celebrate in Yemen's second-largest city Taez (Taiz), a flashpoint of anti-regime demonstrations south of the capital Sanaa, on June 5, 2011, as hundreds of people took to the streets to celebrate the departure of long term President Ali Abdullah Saleh, wounded in a blast June 3, and who left for treatment in Saudi Arabia.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund Manager, is expected to plead not guilty as he faces charges stemming from last month's incident where he allegedly sexually assaulted a hotel employee.
A volcano in southern Chile, some 600 miles south of Santiago, erupted for a second day on June 5, 2011, shooting out a cloud of ash six miles high. Residents evacuated from the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano complex area, and there have been no injuries.
A group of demonstrators dance at the Jefferson Memorial a week after five demonstrators were forcefully arrested by U.S. Park Police for dancing inside the memorial. The group's purpose was to draw attention and defy a recent court ruling that forbids dancing at memorials.
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