New York Times - - 50 minutes ago
Five years after famously dodging questions about steroids during a nationally televised Congressional hearing, Mark McGwire admitted on Monday to using them throughout his career.
Astros' Berkman says McGwire's confession good for baseball Houston Chronicle
McGwire admits steroid use CNN International
FOXNews - 40 minutes ago
The 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee is taking up a spot as a regular commentator on Fox News Channel. File: In this June 6, 2009, photo, Alaska Gov.
Palin to Be Fox News Contributor Wall Street Journal
FOXNews - 2 hours ago
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that he "could have used a better choice of words" when he described Barack Obama in 2008 as "light-skinned" with "no Negro dialect" unless he wants one.
Video: Reid: 'I Could Have Used a Better Choice of Word The Associated Press
Reid says he won't dwell on race-based controversy Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Ivo Josipovic has won Croatia's presidency after promising to tackle corruption. Photograph: Associated Press/Pixsell Photograph: PIXSELL/AP There's the phantom ski resort and the phoney jam factory.
Croatia EU Aspirations Gain Support Of New President Wall Street Journal
Croatia Elects Social Democrat Josipovic as President Voice of America
New York Times - - 6 minutes ago
LONDON - After days of political turmoil in Northern Ireland over the personal and financial affairs of his wife, the province's first minister, Peter Robinson, stepped down temporarily on Monday as co-leader of the power-sharing ...
Iris Robinson: will her public forgive her? Times Online
Ha'aretz - 3 hours ago
By Haaretz Service A Qassam rocket fired by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip struck the Western Negev on Monday, a day after an Israel Air Force assault killed three Islamic Jihad men posed at a launching ground in the coastal territory.
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Shortly after opening arguments concluded, David Boies, an attorney representing the challengers to Proposition 8, called to the stand two of the plaintiffs who brought the lawsuit.
Video: Groundbreaking Gay Marriage Trial Starts in Calif. The Associated Press
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
BOSTON (Reuters) - Democrats in Massachusetts are scrambling to hold onto what has been their safest Senate seats -- the one long held by the late Edward Kennedy -- in a special election that could change the balance of power in the US Congress.
Coakley, Brown preview debate themes Boston Herald
Coakley goes on offensive just before last debate Boston Globe
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
AP WASHINGTON—The Obama administration is considering levying a fee on banks, which would recoup taxpayer funds spent to rescue the financial sector and auto companies, according to administration officials.
Obama Said to Consider Fee on Banks to Trim Deficit BusinessWeek
Obama may use bank tax to recoup bailout CNNMoney.com
Forbes - - 40 minutes ago
Bloomberg - - 17 minutes ago
Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- US stocks advanced, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 Index higher for a sixth day, as Alcoa Inc. gained before reporting results and record Chinese imports added to evidence that the global economy is gathering ...
US Stocks Mixed As Investors Await Alcoa Earnings Wall Street Journal
CNNMoney.com - - 16 minutes ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking to bring additional charges against Bank of America, representing the latest twist in a protracted battle ...
SEC Seeks Additional Charges Against BofA Wall Street Journal
msnbc.com - - 18 minutes ago
Owners of Google's Nexus One phone may be early adopters, but some of them are also getting an early share of problems with phone and customer service, according to complaints being posted on various forums.
Nexus One Users Report Poor 3G Access InformationWeek
Ars Technica - - 1 hour ago
Comments from a France Télécom executive seem to confirm the Apple tablet's existence, while other reports suggest a multitouch-enabled iWork, multiple case materials, and an OS with "a good bit of new sexy to it.
TechNewsWorld - - 1 hour ago
Facebook's recent privacy overhaul, which has been roundly criticized by privacy advocates, was a response to a "new social norm," according to the social network's CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Reuters - - 20 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES, Jan 11 (Reuters) - "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell said on Monday he was leaving the top-rated Fox TV show at the end of his contract in May 2010 to launch his own show.
Simon Cowell Leaving American Idol Us Magazine
New York Daily News - - 21 minutes ago
'I love Conan personally and professionally,' Fox Entertainment president Kevin Reilly told members of the Television Critics Association Monday.
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
With the Writers Guild of America having ruled ineligible four of the leading best picture contenders -- Producers Guild of America nominees "An Education," "District 9," "Inglourious Basterds" and "Up" -- the importance of the WGA award in predicting ...
'Avatar,' 'Star Trek' among WGA nominees Hollywood Reporter
'Avatar,' 'Hangover' Crash Writers Guild Party New York Times (blog)
SportingNews.com - 2 hours ago
All of a sudden, USC football has become poison. Coaches and players have escaped to the NFL. The guys left at Heritage Hall shrug their shoulders when the topic turns to "what's next.
Seattle Seahawks announce hiring of Pete Carroll Los Angeles Times
Carroll takes Trojans' horse with him into NFL sunset CBSSports.com
Wisconsin Radio Network - - 1 hour ago
I could see Kurt Warner's huge passing day coming, but I didn't see the 2nd ranked Green Bay Packers defense not being able to at least slow down the Cardinals.
USA Today - 12 minutes ago
Four days after helping Alabama win the national championship, All-America linebacker Rolando McClain announced he will skip his final year to enter the NFL draft.
McClain to enter NFL, Smart staying The University of Alabama Crimson White
ABC News - - 2 hours ago
AP First there was too little swine flu vaccine. Now could there be way too much? Edwin Garcia, 5, reacts as he gets a flu vaccination at Carlin Springs Elementary School in... This week will tell.
Video: Flu Awareness Week KXAN.com
ABC News - - 54 minutes ago
AP This file photo shows various salts in Concord, NH While different salts have different tastes,... New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg - who is known to shake salt on his pizza - is focusing on sodium as the next unhealthy ...
Video: NYC salt guidelines KXAN.com
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
The New Jersey Assembly approved a measure on Monday that would make the state the first in the region and the 14th in the nation to legalize the use of marijuana for medical reasons.
Medical Marijuana Passes NJ Assembly myfoxny.com
New Jersey Assembly approves medical marijuana bill newjerseynewsroom.com
Los Angeles Times - Jan 9, 2010
This California coastal city is the very definition of laid-back. Recent upgrades make it casually luxe too. What with the redwoods, the shapely waves, the historic beachfront amusement park and the barking sea lions under the old wharf (pictured here) ...
New York Times - - Jan 8, 2010
IN retrospect, maybe the whole Peter Orszag groupie phenomenon was getting a little out of hand early last year with the (ahem) birth of Orszagasm.
Wall Street Journal - - 3 hours ago
The retired deli owner was traveling from San Jose, Calif., to visit his nephew in the Seattle area and figured the embellished walking stick befitted a special occasion.
Los Angeles Times - Jan 10, 2010
Eureka residents, nerves a bit frayed from aftershocks, are busy cleaning as officials work on a complete assessment of damage from the quake, which struck offshore Saturday afternoon.
Wall Street Journal - - Jan 10, 2010
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.