My Virtual Reference Desk This is a tremendous resource; news, dictionary, thesaurus, maps, and much more.
CNN Cable Network News is a particularly valuable site because when you read today's story, there are hotlinks to all the recent articles on that subject.
News From AP This site lets you access incoming news from the Associated Press.
The Internet Glossary. This glossary is my compilation of computer terms applicable to the Internet, and also contains hotlinks to other related websites.