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The Senate majority leader has apologized to the president for racial comments made in 2008. Republicans accuse Democrats of holding a double standard.
Video: Reid to Obama: Sorry for 'no Negro Dialect' Remark The Associated Press
Reid Is Under Fire for 2008 Remarks Wall Street Journal
San Jose Mercury News - - 17 minutes ago
In this photo provided by the Ferndale Enterprise, damage to an antique store is seen after an earthquake in Ferndale, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010.
Video: 6.5 Quake Shakes Buildings on California Coast The Associated Press
Offshore Quake Jostles Northern California Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 42 minutes ago
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Opposition Social Democrat Ivo Josipovic convincingly won Sunday's Croatian presidential election, promising to help the government's efforts to complete European Union membership talks and join the bloc in 2012.
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A British journalist has been killed in an explosion while covering the war in Afghanistan. Rupert Hamer, 39, the defence correspondent of the Sunday Mirror newspaper, was with the US Marines in Helmand province when he was killed by a roadside bomb.
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Part of the evidence against Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al-Nahyan was a three-hour video of the alleged incident. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CNN) -- A United Arab Emirates sheikh was acquitted Sunday of charges connected to the videotaped beating and ...
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Barack Obama might never have run for President of the United States had he not secured his wife's backing by agreeing to give up smoking.
Chuck Schumer hatched secret plan to get Obama to run New York Post
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Wall Street Journal - - 54 minutes ago
It is an old rule of politics. When your opponent is in the process of destroying himself, don't get in his way. Despite tanking poll numbers both for themselves and their president, congressional Democrats have persisted for months ...
Video: Jerry Patterson on the Tea Party Movement Texas Tribune
Tea Party rattles America's educated class Toronto Star
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Council of Economic Advisers chief Christina Romer said it's devastating that some workers have been unemployed for two years and that job losses were continuing nearly a year after passage of the so-called stimulus bill.
Romer: Jobs Report Is Call to Action Wall Street Journal
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Alcoa's earnings report Monday is likely to be a reminder that for now, a little bit of inflation is a good thing. The aluminum giant's after-the-bell report marks the unofficial start to the fourth-quarter earnings season, ...
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It's showtown in Detroit. The recession-battered, bedraggled US city is putting on its finest, cheeriest face this week for the North American International Auto Show - the annual opportunity to showcase motown's wares to the world.
BusinessWeek - - 2 hours ago
Jan. 10 (Bloomberg) -- FirstEnergy Corp. restored power at Cleveland's Hopkins International Airport this afternoon after an electrical outage this morning caused airlines to delay and cancel flights.
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Reuters - - Jan 8, 2010
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Remember the Dell DJ MP3 player? Or Sony's Clie digital assistant? It's likely dozens of the electronic readers debuting at the Consumer Electronics Show may go the way of these defunct gadgets by next year.
High-Tech TVs, Accessories Reign at CES Orange County Business Journal
ABC News - - 7 hours ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - New tombs found in Giza support the view that the Great Pyramids were built by free workers and not slaves, as widely believed, Egypt's chief archaeologist said on Sunday.
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
For the past several years, NBC executives have been promising to revolutionize broadcast television. Today, the network sent a different message: Never mind.
Gaspin: NBC Returns To Traditional Late-Night Schedule MediaPost Publications
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New York Times - - 59 minutes ago
Aliens, action and animals held the top spots at the weekend's box office. Fox's “Avatar” remained in first place, with domestic ticket sales of $48.5 million, down from $68 million the week before, according to box office tracking services.
Spectacular 'Avatar' performance driven more and more by 3-D Los Angeles Times
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Ray Rice (27) and the Ravens scored early, and the Patriots never managed to catch up. By JUDY BATTISTA FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Their injured receiver, Wes Welker, watched from a luxury box, the crutches propped nearby providing a fitting reminder of how ...
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Knoxville, TN (Sports Network) - Walk-on Skylar McBee converted an off-balance three-pointer as the shot clock wound down in the final minute, helping undermanned, 16th-ranked Tennessee hold off top-ranked Kansas, 76-68, to deal the Jayhawks their ...
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LUANDA, Angola (AP) - Mali roared back from being 4-0 down in the 79th minute of the opening African Cup of Nations match to earn a sensational 4-4 draw with host Angola on Sunday.
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A health official administers an H1N1 flu shot in a school gymnasium. The vaccine was once scarce in the United States but is now plentiful, with some 136 million doses available, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Dr. Bill Elliott: H1N1 flu ebbing, but vaccine still a good idea Marin Independent-Journal
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The visual pathway that underlies a migraine sufferer's sensitivity to light has been uncovered by Harvard scientists. The researchers studied two groups of blind people who suffered migraine headaches.
Why Light Hurts During Migraines BusinessWeek
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ISAAC: My first semester at college was as fun and stimulating as I had hoped. Several classes already have changed my way of thinking, and I have a group of new friends.
New York Times - - 22 hours ago
Religions derive their power and popularity in part from the ethical compass they offer. So why do so many faiths help perpetuate something that most of us regard as profoundly unethical: the oppression of women?
Los Angeles Times - Jan 9, 2010
Naturally occurring fiber has many health benefits. But the jury is out on fiber added by manufacturers. HEALTHFUL EATING: Whole grains are excellent sources of dietary fiber, which can help reduce blood cholesterol levels.
FOXSports.com - Jan 7, 2010
Before we dig into the wild-card round edition of the Cheat Sheet, let me put on my Grim Reaper costume and share why each of this weekend's eight playoff teams may win a game this weekend, but won't do anything in the playoffs beyond this weekend.
Los Angeles Times - - 58 minutes ago
Voters stand to lose out if the Supreme Court treats political spending by businesses and other big-money players as protected speech.