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AP WASHINGTON -- The retirements of two top Democratic senators underscore what many in the party had already conceded: The prognosis for Democrats in the 2010 midterm elections is looking bad.
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USA Today - - 2 hours ago
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday acknowledged that more pain lies ahead for California as it confronts yet another massive budget deficit, but pledged deep reforms he said are vital to the state's ...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Christmas Day attempt to blow up a US airliner embarrassed President Barack Obama and put him on the defensive, but there may be a silver lining for US authorities, it may provide new intelligence on al Qaeda.
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Reuters - - 33 minutes ago
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Reuters - - 39 minutes ago
NEW YORK, Jan 6 (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 edged higher, while the Nasdaq slipped on Wednesday after Federal Reserve officials said they were still worried about labor market weakness and a report on the services sector showed only ...
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CNNMoney.com - - 47 minutes ago
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AP WASHINGTON -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Wednesday announced policy changes he said would bring more scrutiny and a greater public voice in how oil and gas leases are awarded on public lands.
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PC World - - 24 minutes ago
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The man accused of shooting a security guard at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington last June died on Wednesday at a hospital in North Carolina, near the federal prison where he was being held.
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MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
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Minneapolis Star Tribune - - 8 minutes ago
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Minneapolis Star Tribune - - 1 hour ago
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New York Times - - Jan 2, 2010
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CNET News - - Jan 3, 2010
I am sure honest Hollywood agents do exist. It's just that they don't seem to employ the finest PR firms to proselytize their honesty.
Wall Street Journal - - Jan 4, 2010
To Paul Williams, spurring more exercise out of the half of Americans who are already active is just as important as coaxing the sedentary off the sofa.
New York Times - - Jan 4, 2010
It is widely known that women tend to gain weight after giving birth, but now a large study has found evidence that even among childless women, those who live with a mate put on more pounds than those who live without one.
CNN - - Jan 4, 2010
Washington (CNN) -- The suicide bomber who killed seven CIA officials and a Jordanian military officer last week in Afghanistan was a Jordanian double-agent, a former US intelligence official told CNN Monday.