AP News Calendar

Friday, April 24, 2009

Major scheduled events during the week beginning April 26, 2009. Note that many events, especially court appearances, are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT):

WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases first-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve meets, announcement expected 2:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for March, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage finance company, releases weekly mortgage rates.

FRIDAY: Commerce Department releases factory orders for March, 10 a.m.

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SUNDAY, April 26

Washington _ Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Los Angeles _ Box office results.

Louisville, Ky. _ Nearly three years after his triumphant victory in the 2006 Kentucky Derby, a statue honoring Barbaro will be unveiled at Churchill Downs.

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MONDAY, April 27

Washington _ President Barack Obama speaks at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences.

Washington _ Supreme Court hears arguments and issues orders.

Santa Ana, Calif. _ Sentencing of former Orange County sheriff Michael Carona for witness tampering conviction.

Pottsville, Pa. _ Murder trial begins for two teens accused of fatally beating an illegal immigrant from Mexico.

Paducah, Ky. _ Opening arguments scheduled in U.S. District Court in the case of ex-soldier Steven Green, charged with crimes including rape of an Iraqi teenager and killing her and her family while on active duty in Iraq.

Erie, Pa. _ Competency hearing scheduled for Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong, who is accused of masterminding a plot that killed a bank robber forced to wear a bomb locked onto his neck.

Santa Barbara, Calif. _ Trial to begin for Jesse James Hollywood, accused of masterminding the abduction and murder of a teenage boy over a drug debt.

Boston _ Final pretrial hearing in case of kidnapping suspect who calls himself Clark Rockefeller.

Los Angeles _ The National Trust for Historic Preservation releases its list of most endangered historic places in America.

Chicago _ Vice President Joe Biden headlines the fifth annual Richard J. Daley Urban Forum: "Global Economic Recovery: Cities Lead the Way" at University of Illinois at Chicago.

Philadelphia _ Equality Forum 2009, a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender conference, will be held. Through May 3.

Richmond, Va. _ Former president Bill Clinton campaigns with former DNC chairman Terry McAuliffe, one of three candidates in the June 9 Virginia Democratic primary for governor.

Wilmington, Ohio_ Tickets distributed for Jay Leno's Comedy Stimulus show, designed to boost spirits of those laid off as a result of a cargo company's decision to leave town.

Corning, N.Y. _ Corning Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Winston-Salem, N.C. _ Hanesbrands Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Louisville, Ky. _ Humana Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

San Antonio _ Valero Energy Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

New York _ Verizon Communications Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Benton Harbor, Mich. _ Whirlpool Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

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TUESDAY, April 28

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is in Prague for meetings with European officials on security issues.

Washington _ Supreme Court hears arguments.

Washington _ Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on war powers in the 21st century.

Washington _ Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on financing clean energy technologies.

Washington _ Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on developing a national strategy on cybersecurity.

Washington _ Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee hearing on formaldehyde in textiles and consumer products.

Washington _ Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on states' experiences with overhauling health care coverage.

Washington _ Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on immigration policy.

Washington _ Joint Economic Committee hearing on the gender pay gap.

Washington _ House Education and Labor Committee hearing on whether the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's penalties for workplace violations are strong enough.

Washington _ House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on federal arbitration law and whether the credit card industry is using it to quash legal claims.

Washington _ House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on retail price-fixing.

New York _ The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for April, 10 a.m.; Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller releases its February index of home prices, 9 a.m.

Washington _ Federal Reserve meets.

Roanoke, Va. _ Scheduled plea hearing for Johnmarlo Balasta Napa, a Las Vegas man charged with sending e-mail threats to two Virginia Tech alumni on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the university's mass shootings.

Philadelphia _ Former President Bill Clinton to discuss how the U.S. Constitution has influenced other countries at the National Constitution Center.

Los Angeles _ American Lung Assn. releases report on cleanest and most polluted cities in nation.

Tempe, Ariz. _ Hugh Jackman is among the stars scheduled to attend the premiere of "Wolverine," the latest film in the X-Men franchise.

New York _ Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. reports first-quarter financial results.

Glendale, Calif. _ DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

New York _ E-Trade Financial Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

Delray Beach, Fla. _ Office Depot Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

New York _ Pfizer Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Santa Clara, Calif. _ Sun Microsystems Inc. reports third-quarter financial results.

Pittsburgh _ United States Steel Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

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WEDNESDAY, April 29

President Barack Obama gives a speech in St. Louis and holds a prime-time news conference.

Washington _ Supreme Court hears arguments.

Washington _ Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on changing federal sentencing guidelines regarding crack cocaine.

Washington_ House Education and Labor Committee hearing on strengthening competitiveness through academic standards.

Washington _ House Ways and Means Committee hearing on employer-sponsored health insurance.

Pittsburgh _ Formal arraignment for Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes on a misdemeanor marijuana charge.

Lexington, Ky. _ Public memorial service for 1987 Kentucky Derby Winner Alysheba. The 25-year-old stallion was euthanized in March.

Richmond, Va. _ The first of seven annual conferences featuring Civil War historians to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Hartford, Conn. _ Aetna Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Columbus, Ohio _ American Electric Power Co. reports first-quarter financial results.

Miami _ Burger King Holdings Inc. reports third-quarter financial results.

Falls Church, Va. _ General Dynamics Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

Akron, Ohio _ Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. reports first-quarter financial results.

Franklin Lakes, N.J. _ Medco Health Solutions Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Denver _ Qwest Communications International Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Winston-Salem, N.C. _ Reynolds American Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Seattle _ Starbucks Corp. reports second-quarter financial results.

New York _ Time Warner Cable Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

New York _ Time Warner Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

New York _ Visa Inc. reports second-quarter financial results.

Houston _ Waste Management Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Madison, N.J. _ Wyeth reports first-quarter financial results.

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THURSDAY, April 30

Washington _ Senate Armed Services subcommittee hearing on U.S. military air power.

Washington _ Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the Obama administration's request for more money for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Washington _ Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is among those testifying about immigration policy at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing.

Washington _ House Education and Labor Committee hearing on whether the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's penalties for workplace violations are strong enough.

Los Angeles _ Sentencing scheduled for Lori Drew in MySpace suicide case. She was convicted of three misdemeanor counts of accessing computers without authorization.

Chicago _ William Balfour, the man accused of killing the mother, brother and nephew of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson, is due in court.

Peoria, Ill. _ Hearing in United States v. Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri, a U.S. resident being held in a South Carolina military brig.

St. Johns, Ariz. _ Status conference scheduled in the case of a 9-year-old boy who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide for shooting his father's roommate to death.

Tucson, Ariz. _ Hearings on several motions scheduled before a federal magistrate related to the upcoming public corruption trial of former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi and three co-defendants.

Philadelphia _ Cigna Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

New York _ Colgate-Palmolive Co. reports first-quarter financial results.

Philadelphia _ Comcast Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

Midland, Mich. _ Dow Chemical Co. reports first-quarter financial results.

Rochester, N.Y. _ Eastman Kodak Co. reports first-quarter financial results.

Irving, Texas _ Exxon Mobil Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

Memphis, Tenn. _ International Paper Co. reports first-quarter financial results.

Battle Creek, Mich. _ Kellogg Co. reports first-quarter financial results.

Houston _ Marathon Oil Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

New York _ MetLife Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Schaumburg, Ill. _ Motorola Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Atlanta _ Newell Rubbermaid Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Denver _ Newmont Mining Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

New York _ NYSE Euronext Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Cincinnati _ Procter & Gamble Co. reports third-quarter financial results.

Pleasanton, Calif. _ Safeway Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

White Plains, N.Y. _ Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

St. Paul, Minn. _ Travelers Cos. reports first-quarter financial results.

New York _ Viacom Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Las Vegas _ American Poolplayers Association, Inc. National Singles Championships. Through May 2.

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FRIDAY, May 1

Quincy, Mass. _ State officials hold a news conference to announce a 21st Century electrical safety makeover for Adams Historical Park, which preserves the birthplace and home of John Adams.

Boston _ Kenneth Cole delivers the commencement address to undergraduates at Northeastern University.

New York _ The Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for April, 10 a.m.

Detroit _ Major automakers report U.S. auto sales for April.

San Ramon, Calif. _ Chevron Corp. reports first-quarter financial results.

Purchase, N.Y. _ MasterCard Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.

Washington _ Washington Post Co. reports first-quarter financial results.

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SATURDAY, May 2

Foxborough, Mass. _ The Dalai Lama offers a brief introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and The Four Noble Truths at Gilette Stadium.

Louisville, Ky. _ The 135th running of the Kentucky Derby.

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