Lunchtime Links: May 17, 2010

A tube inserted to pipe work of the sunken Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico by BP is successfully siphoning off some of the leaking oil.

The University of Virginia women’s lacrosse team honored murdered teammate Yeardley Love on Sunday during its NCAA Tournament opening win over Towson State.

The shooting death of a 7-year-old girl by Detroit Police has left behind as many questions as it has anger.

Fox will be cancelling long-running hit “24” this fall and “American Idol” will no longer have Simon Cowell as the network pins its hopes for the fall on several new shows while keeping top performers “House” and “Glee.”

The cancelling of long-running NBC mainstay “Law & Order” may have as much impact on New York City’s economy as television.

Heavy metal guitar legend Ronnie James Dio died Sunday from stomach cancer. He was 67.

Rima Fakih, a Lebanese-American immigrant whose family observes Muslim and Christian faiths, was named Miss USA 2010 on Sunday.

The Orlando Magic lost their first game of the NBA Playoffs on Sunday, unable to rally from a huge deficit against the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

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