Top Stories

Feisty Gingrich makes plea for evangelical vote

Reuters -
By Samuel P. Jacobs | COLUMBIA, South Carolina (Reuters) - These are desperate times for Newt Gingrich. But this is the audience he's been waiting for: South Carolina's evangelical Christians, who he hopes will rescue his flagging bid for the ...

Obama requests $1.2T increase in debt ceiling

Fox News -
WASHINGTON - President Obama is kicking off 2012 with an uncomfortable but inevitable request -- for Congress to permit another $1.2 trillion increase in the debt ceiling.

UPDATE 1-Dean of California Republicans in Congress to retire

Chicago Tribune -
(Adds details, analysis, additional candidates) By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Jan 12 (Reuters) - US Representative Jerry Lewis, dean of California's congressional delegation and the state's longest-serving Republican ever on Capitol Hill, ...

Iranian media call for revenge for scientist killings, as leaders seem to ...

Fox News -
Iranian state media are raising the specter of revenge assassinations on Israeli and possibly Western targets in response to the killings of nuclear scientists that Iran has blamed on Israel and the US, the latest development in an escalating, ...

Broncos must get to Brady, fix errors to have shot at shocking Patriots -
By Lee Rasizer | ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The fans already had exited the stadium, and in a quiet locker room Dec. 18, Broncos players were trying to make sense of the end of their six-game winning streak.

"The Artist", "The Help" big Critics' Choice winners

Reuters -
By Jill Serjeant | LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Silent film "The Artist" was the top winner at the Critics' Choice Awards on Thursday, boosting its profile as the Hollywood season heats up ahead of the Oscars.

Panetta orders probe of video allegedly showing Marines urinating on dead Taliban

Fox News -
The top commanders of the Marine Corps US forces in Afghanistan are investigating a video that purports to show US Marines urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta ordered a probe into behavior he described is ...

Ma's China Deals Up for Judgment as Taiwan Prepares to Vote

BusinessWeek -
By Bloomberg News (Updates with comment from Douglas Paal in seventh paragraph and opposition candidate in 17th paragraph. For further Taiwan election coverage, see EXT5 ) Jan. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Taiwan's 18 million voters will decide the course of ...

Haiti, South Florida remember quake victims on anniversary -
In Haiti and South Florida, victims of Haiti's 7.0-earthquake were remembered Thursday with reflections and prays. A woman kneels at the cross that remained intact after the earthquake.

Judge Declares Missing Teen Natalee Holloway Dead

ABC News -
An Alabama judge signed an order Thursday declaring Natalee Holloway dead, more than six years after the American teenager vanished on the Caribbean island of Aruba.

Lawyer: Miss. Sisters Will Push New Gov for Pardon

ABC News -
By HOLBROOK MOHR AP An attorney says two women released from a Mississippi prison last year on condition that one donate a kidney to the other were disappointed they weren't among dozens of people receiving full pardons from the governor.

Documents show how Fed missed housing bust

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP WASHINGTON - Ben Bernanke presided over his first meeting as Federal Reserve chairman in March 2006 believing the nation's economy could pull off a "soft landing" from falling home prices.

Europe Gets Some Reassurance in Auctions of Debt

New York Times -
BERLIN - Solid government debt auctions in Italy and Spain on Thursday indicated that efforts by the European Central Bank to avoid a regional credit freeze were continuing to show at least short-term benefits.

Stephen Colbert transfers super PAC to Jon Stewart, teases entry to Republican ...

Washington Post -
NEW YORK - Stephen Colbert isn't running for president - at least not yet. During Thursday night's episode of “The Colbert Report,” Colbert legally transferred his super political action committee to his friend and Comedy Central cohort Jon Stewart.

Obama raises $68 million for campaign, party in last quarter

The Boston Globe -
Tom Priddy/Spartanburg Herald-Journal via AP Mitt Romney, in Greer, SC, yesterday, said the company he once led created a net of over 100000 jobs while he was there.

Beijing Apple Store Pelted With Eggs at Botched IPhone Debut

Bloomberg -
Enlarge image Apple Beijing Store Pelted With Eggs After Botched Debut Apple Beijing Store Pelted With Eggs After Botched Debut Nelson Ching/Bloomberg A man yells and gestures outside an Apple Inc. store in Beijing.

Google Ups the Ante on Being Social

BusinessWeek -
By Mathew Ingram There are plenty of things to be concerned about when it comes to the new “personalized search” features from Google, including the risk that the search giant is waving a red flag in front of antitrust regulators by throwing its weight ...

LG 55EM9600 55-inch OLED TV hands-on

SlashGear -
When it comes to TVs this year, there's only two that float to the top: the dueling 55-inch OLED models from Samsung and LG. We've already spent some quality time with the Samsung “Super OLED” television, and we made the trek to LG's booth today to ...

Reddit to go dark in SOPA protest

Computerworld -
Wikipedia may join Reddit in 12-hour Jan. 18 blackout action to protest controversial anti-piracy bill By Jaikumar Vijayan Computerworld - Social news site Reddit will black out its site for 12 hours on January 18 to protest the controversial Stop ...

Heather Locklear hospitalized -
From breaking news to news you can't use, but enjoy anyway, we offer up the latest developments on the hot stories of the day in TV, movies, music and celebrities.

Jersey Shore Recap: Vinny's "Funk" Gets Too Strong to Ignore, MVP Loses a Member

E! Online -
Last week, we left off with the question of whether or not Vinny was going to stick out another season in Seaside, even though he was going through a "funk.

Rihanna to the People's Choice Awards -- Screw This, I'll Be Across the Street -
Rihanna totally blew off the People's Choice Awards in LA last night ... TO GO TO A CLIPPERS GAME ... (bet you didn't think you'd hear that 5 years ago).

Mark Wahlberg struggles to deliver goods in 'Contraband'

Boston Herald -
By James Verniere “CoNtrabaNd” Rated R. At AMC Loews Boston Common, Regal Fenway Stadium and suburban theaters.: B At this time of year, you're better off staying home and watching the new season of “Downton Abbey” than paying to see new film releases, ...

Canadiens trade forward Michael Cammalleri to Calgary for Rene Bourque

Washington Post -
BOSTON - Montreal traded forward Michael Cammalleri to the Calgary Flames for forward Rene Bourque on Thursday night, pulling him from the game after two periods a day after he was quoted as saying the Canadiens “play like losers.

Jets Owner Woody Johnson Backs Sanchez, Understands Frustration at Season

Bloomberg -
New York Jets owner Woody Johnson defended quarterback Mark Sanchez, who was the target of disparaging remarks by some of his teammates, while saying he understood frustration at the team missing the playoffs.

NCAA prez supports 4-team playoff -
INDIANAPOLIS -- NCAA President Mark Emmert would support a four-team playoff in college football -- as long as the field doesn't grow.

No. 6 Duke holds off No. 17 Virginia

DURHAM, NC (AP) - Mason Plumlee scored 12 points and No. 6 Duke held on to beat No. 17 Virginia 61-58 on Thursday night to snap the Cavaliers' 12-game winning streak.

Grizzlies cruise past Knicks; Anthony sprains ankle

MEMPHIS (AP) - Rudy Gay scored a season-high 26 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat New York 94-83 on Thursday night to end the Knicks' winning streak at four games.

New Storage Device Is Very Small, at 12 Atoms

Written by
in 9,139 Google+ circles
New York Times -
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Researchers at IBM have stored and retrieved digital 1s and 0s from an array of just 12 atoms, pushing the boundaries of the magnetic storage of information to the edge of what is possible.

Planet-hunters amaze themselves -
Quantum fluctuations in science, space and society, from quarks to Hubble and Mars. Served up by Alan Boyle, science editor.

Group seeks re-vote on birth control clot risk

Reuters -
By Anna Yukhananov | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A watchdog group on Thursday urged the Food and Drug Administration to hold a new vote about blood clot risks from popular birth control pills, after advisers to the agency were shown to have ties to the ...

India to mark milestone in fight against polio

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
By RAVI NESSMAN AP NEW DELHI - India will celebrate a full year since its last reported case of polio on Friday, a major victory in a global eradication effort that seemed stalled just a few years ago.


BBC News
 - ‎12 minutes ago‎
 - ‎31 minutes ago‎
 - ‎9 minutes ago‎

Greater Los Angeles » - Edit

Pasadena Star-News
 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Long Beach Press-Telegram
 - ‎2 hours ago‎

Google News Badges

Collectable badge
You've read 1 articles about New England Patriots.
Keep reading to earn the Bronze badge!
Learn more