FOXNews - - 2 hours ago
The Senate health care bill could end up hitting middle-class workers hard, through a new tax on insurance plans that could ultimately cut through to their wages.
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
The world's tallest building opened in Dubai on Jan. 4, 2010, in the midst of a deep financial crisis. The Burj Khalifa tower -- named in a nod to the leader of neighboring Abu Dhabi -- is more than twice the height of New York's Empire State ...
Video: Dubai Renames World's Tallest Tower Burj Khalifa The Associated Press
World's tallest building: Is the Burj Khalifa a herald of economic woe? Christian Science Monitor
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
Isaac Brekken/AP By JOSEPH BERGER A gunman in a black trench coat opened fire Monday morning in the lobby of the Federal Courthouse in downtown Las Vegas, killing a court security officer and wounding a deputy United States marshal before fleeing.
Las Vegas courthouse shooting highlights rising threat Christian Science Monitor
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France has become the third Western nation to shut its Yemen embassy, in response to a perceived increase in the security threat from al-Qaeda.
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Ha'aretz - 1 hour ago
By News Agencies The United States pledged Monday to be "even more committed this year" to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, warning that any further delay would only hurt the interests of all parties involved.
New York Times - - 58 minutes ago
TORONTO - Risking expulsion and possibly arrest, 88 professors at Tehran University signed a letter on Monday calling on Ayatollah Khamenei, the country's supreme religious leader, to end the use of violence against protesters, ...
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NEW YORK, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania will have to furlough 1000 state workers if the legislature does not legalize table games at casinos by the end of this week, the governor and his secretary of administration said on Monday.
Governor plans 1100 layoffs if no table games bill Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Washington Post - - 38 minutes ago
US intelligence and homeland security officials said they have broadened their criteria for scrutinizing foreigners on watch lists and possibly excluding them from the country, in an initial government-wide response to the attempted ...
Obama, Counter-Terrorism Aide to Discuss Airline Attack Voice of America
Washington Post - - 57 minutes ago
Giant defense contractor Northrop Grumman said Monday that it plans to move its corporate headquarters from Los Angeles to the Washington area by 2011.
Northrop to Shift HQ to Washington, DC Wall Street Journal
Northrop to Relocate Headquarters to Washington, DC BusinessWeek
BusinessWeek - - 12 minutes ago
(Adds H&R Block comment in fourth paragraph, Jackson Hewitt comment in 10th paragraph; closes shares.) By Ryan J. Donmoyer Jan. 4 (Bloomberg) -- The Internal Revenue Service said it will regulate the tax-preparation industry for the first time, ...
Video: New Rules for Tax Preparers Coming From IRS The Associated Press
GETTING PERSONAL: IRS Tax Preparer Plan Seen Long Overdue Wall Street Journal
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
Jan. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Total SA, Europe's third-largest oil company, accelerated its expansion in unconventional energy by agreeing to buy a stake in Chesapeake Energy Corp.
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National Geographic - - 11 minutes ago
Five new planets have been found orbiting distant stars—the first confirmed new worlds from NASA's recently launched Kepler space telescope mission, astronomers announced today.
NASA Kepler space telescope spies five hidden planets Computerworld
PC World - 40 minutes ago
Apple may ship its much awaited multimedia tablet device in March, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Monday. Apple will announce the tablet later this month but the shipping date could change as plans have not been finalized, ...
PC World - 35 minutes ago
Our staff editors preview the hottest themes, trends, products, and companies at technology's biggest show of the year. The 2010 Consumer Electronics Show is likely to be a slightly showier affair than last year's event--now that the economy seems to ...
USA Today - 2 hours ago
Bachelor host Chris Harrison told Cleveland radio show Valentine in the Morning today that a female contestant on the new season had an affair with a show producer while the season was filming last fall, reports Usmagazine.
'Bachelor' scandal (male producer + female contestant) sounds familiar... Entertainment Weekly
Los Angeles Times - 54 minutes ago
The Jackson family and Sony Music Entertainment have pulled "Another Day," the Michael Jackson-Lenny Kravitz duet that leaked over the weekend.
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Leaked Michael Jackson Song Being Shut Down OK! Magazine
MTV.com - - 56 minutes ago
James Cameron made both into billion-dollar movie stars, but can Worthington follow 'Titanic' heavyweight Leo? By Larry Carroll At first glance, the pair would seem to be miles apart.
'Avatar': Is it worth seeing twice? Entertainment Weekly
FOXSports.com - - 36 minutes ago
Gilbert Arenas is not the latest idiot on the block. His recent choices just make it seem that way. It's bad enough the franchise player for the Washington Wizards brought a few guns into an NBA arena - and tweeted about it either ...
Gilbert Arenas has worn out his welcome in Washington Washington Post
ESPN - 29 minutes ago
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- The New York Giants began their offseason by firing defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan, the first move after an 8-8 season that team c-owner John Mara said felt more like 2-14.
Mara Promises Changes After Giants' Collapse New York Times
Giants ax defensive coordinator Sheridan Sports Network
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
The trash cans in the Redskins' locker room slowly filled Monday as players straggled in to clean out the detritus of a 22-week season, maybe the longest of their careers.
Washington Redskins Fire Jim Zorn NBC 29 News
Los Angeles Times - - 19 minutes ago
Former smokers have a greater risk of developing diabetes than smokers or nonsmokers. But researchers say that's due to the pounds people tend to gain after quitting.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - 59 minutes ago
CNN - 5 hours ago
Washington (CNN) -- Tourists, business people and other foreign nationals who are HIV-positive will find it easier starting Monday to obtain short-term visas to visit the United States.
America lifts ban on visitors carrying HIV Times Online
New York Times - - 20 hours ago
Teach for America, a corps of recent college graduates who sign up to teach in some of the nation's most troubled schools, has become a campus phenomenon, drawing huge numbers of applicants willing to commit two years of their ...
CNN - - Jan 1, 2010
Art Brown became an anti-alcohol crusader after his grandson was killed by a drunken driver. Salt Lake City, Utah (CNN) -- For Art and Jaynie Brown, the anti-alcohol crusade began with a late-night phone ...
TechCrunch (blog) - - Jan 1, 2010
Now that the aughts are behind us, we can start the new decade with a bang. So many new technologies are ready to make a big impact this year.
New York Times - - 21 hours ago
KAMPALA, Uganda - Last March, three American evangelical Christians, whose teachings about “curing” homosexuals have been widely discredited in the United States, arrived here in Uganda's capital to give a series of talks.
CNNMoney.com - - Jan 1, 2010
(Fortune Small Business) -- In 2001, Sean O'Connor was a co-owner of Thee Parkside, a San Francisco club that served up punk bands alongside yak burgers and bear-meat chili.