Google News : a computer-generated and continuously-updated selection of countless news sources!
SlashDot.Org, NewsForge.Com and The Register : news sites with a keen eye on computing and IT in general
The Paperboy : international newspaper search engine
Economist : blissfully authoritative and unashamedly opinionated...
Corriere della Sera and La Repubblica : the two most widely read Italian newspapers, ideal for an overview of my country's mainstream information
Il Manifesto and Liberazione : for some tougher stuff:-)
Le Monde Diplomatique : French, English and Italian edition
Independent Media Center : independent (though wildly opinionated) news coverage!
ANSA and Televideo : Real-Time News (In Italian)