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For most of the past 10 years, Washington has been a clearly blue state in no hurry to change colors. However, the state had a distinctively red hue early in the decade, a few years after the 1994 Republican revolution.
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AP KABUL -- The head of the UN mission in Afghanistan says lawmakers' decision to reject 70 percent of President Hamid Karzai's Cabinet nominees is a political setback that will only delay efforts to get a functioning government up and running.
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Ha'aretz - 2 hours ago
By Haaretz Service The Obama administration says the internal unrest in Iran and signs of unexpected delays in their nuclear program make the Iranian government especially vulnerable to swift and serious sanctions, the New York Times reported on Sunday ...
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BBC News - 9 hours ago
Guest columnist Ahmed Rashid says 2010 looks like presenting Afghanistan and Pakistan with their most difficult set of challenges since the end of the Cold War.
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(CNN) -- A tip from a television viewer led to the arrest of a Florida man accused of gunning down four of his family members on Thanksgiving Day, authorities said early Sunday.
Hartford Courant - - 1 hour ago
Between dealing with terrorism threats and crises abroad, President Barack Obama has been unwinding in Hawaii with his family. They've snorkeled in pristine bays and dined in fashionable restaurants.
Video: Raw Video: President Obama Orders a 'Snowbama' The Associated Press
Obama sees sea life at Hawaii park, goes to beach Washington Post
New York Daily News - - 17 hours ago
Marcello and Stephano Velasco were born in Florida on either side of New Year's causing them to be born a decade apart. Normally twins are born only minutes apart, but on New Year's Eve a Florida set was born with a decade between ...
Los Angeles Times - - 3 hours ago
Virginia banned smoking in most restaurants a month ago -- and not all of them mind. North Carolina follows suit. Virginia state law now bans smoking in bars and restaurants, with exemptions for private clubs and for smoking rooms with separate ...
Ban on Smoking for Top Tobacco State New York Times
North Carolina Sets Curbs on Smoking Wall Street Journal
Houston Chronicle - 5 hours ago
© 2010 AP FORT WORTH, Texas - The Federal Aviation Administration is increasing oversight of American Airlines after three mishaps during landings last month.
American Air Mishaps Spur Federal Review Wall Street Journal
Boston Globe - - 3 hours ago
Mutual fund investors will remember 2009 as the year stocks staged a rally for the ages while they were putting all their new money in bonds.
Despite ghastly start, stocks finish 2009 with strong gains Washington Post
Mutual fund investors are confident Louisville Courier-Journal
AFP - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Google is expected to ring in the new year by unveiling its own smartphone on Tuesday, the Nexus One, in a bid to expand its powerful Web brand in the booming mobile arena.
PC Magazine - - 4 hours ago
A more intimate show could mean fewer surprises, or that they're simply easier to find. by Lance Ulanoff Ask anyone about the highlight of CES 2009 and they'll likely tell you it was the Palm Pre announcement.
CES show to focus on mobility, connectivity MarketWatch
PC World - - 12 hours ago
The benchmark for a successful launch keeps changing, and Apple's own record is mixed as we await the "iSlate" entry.
USA Today - 3 hours ago
When Rev. Rick Warren says "Urgent," folks reach for their checkbooks -- to the tune of $2.4 million and counting. Warren sent out an "urgent" plea Wednesday for the nation's sixth largest church to come up with more than $900000 in 48 hours to meet a ...
NATION: Pastor gets $2.4 million after donations plea Chicago Tribune
Calif. pastor takes in $2.4M after donations plea Washington Post
People Magazine - - 13 hours ago
While the embattled Tiger Woods seems to have vanished, reports have surfaced that place his wife, Elin Nordegren, in a posh French Alps ski resort as she considers her future.
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New York Times - - 1 hour ago
By AP CHICAGO (AP) -- Many questions remain for cable TV viewers nationwide even after Fox and Time Warner Cable settled their noisy spat with a New Year's Day agreement.
News Corp.'s Fox, Time Warner Cable strike deal to keep signals on Los Angeles Times
Dallas Morning News - - 44 minutes ago
ARLINGTON - Jevan Snead still suffered from a headache as he answered questions in the postgame locker room. Snead admitted it hurt even worse during the game, although he said he was ready to play as soon as he ...
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San Francisco Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
Reports this weekend of two Washington players pulling guns on each other reverberated across the country to the Warriors' locker room and affected each NBA city in between.
Washington Wizards in another fine mess Chicago Tribune
Ex-Wizard Mason 'not surprised' by gun drama Washington Post
Detroit Free Press - - 8 minutes ago
SAN ANTONIO -- There was little doubt where Texas Tech fans' allegiances fell in the case of fired head coach Mike Leach and the school administration that terminated his employment.
Spartans-Red Raiders Game Review USA Today
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WebMD - - Jan 1, 2010
Jan. 1, 2010 -- Adolescents whose parents set earlier bedtimes are significantly less likely to suffer from depression or have suicidal thoughts compared to youngsters who hit the sack later, new research indicates.
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New York Times - - Dec 30, 2009
It has no running water or working toilet, but this Mongolian-style yurt is home to Bretwood Higman, Erin McKittrick and their 11-month-old son.
Wall Street Journal - - 13 hours ago
Elizabeth Gilbert and I met several years ago when we spoke on a panel to a group of librarians, and what started off as mutual admiration quickly turned to friendship.
Huffington Post (blog) - - Dec 30, 2009
HONOLULU - Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh remained hospitalized in Hawaii Thursday after experiencing chest pains similar to a heart attack, according to the guest host on his nationally syndicated radio show.
New York Times - - Dec 30, 2009
Last August, as midnight approached on a Friday, two Treasury Department staff members sat in a cramped basement office in the Treasury Building next to the White House and watched as their e-mail in-boxes filled up.
PopEater - - Dec 29, 2009
Oh, our teenage hearts are shattering into a billion little long-haired pieces! With one brother married and the next planning on becoming the next king of pop, an impending Jonas Brothers split may be in store for 2010.